Yoenis Cespedes hit three home runs, including a grand slam, and had a career-high seven RBIs and the New York Mets overpowered the Colorado Rockies 14-9 on Friday night.
The Mets are stumbling since sweeping their latest series with Colorado. They’ll try to begin work on another as they go for a ninth straight win over the Rockies on Friday night.
Matt Harvey pitched four-hit ball for eight innings, Ruben Tejada had a go-ahead single in the sixth and the New York Mets beat the Colorado Rockies for the eighth straight time at Citi Field, 4-0 on Tuesday night.
After all that speculation the past couple of years, the Rockies finally traded Troy Tulowitzki. And no, he’s not going to the Mets.
After Monday night’s blockbuster, WFAN and CBSSports.com baseball insider Jon Heyman tweeted that Reyes could be a “candidate to be flipped” with the July 31 trading deadline quickly approaching.
The Mets could certainly use a shortstop, though there are risks involved and acquiring him might not be practical.
Heading into the 2014 season, Eddie Butler was hailed as the top arm in the Rockies’ system and one of the best pitching prospects in baseball. Heading into this year, things were quite different.
The on-again, off-again speculation surrounding the Mets and a potential trade for Colorado shortstop Troy Tulowitzki is, well, off. Again.
Though the discussions have been ongoing, the sides aren’t close to completing a deal, according to CBS’ Jon Heyman.
Jeff Bridich refuted a report from Yahoo! Sports, and several media members added their own tweets Monday that said the Rockies and Mets had no such discussions.
Rafael Montero earned his first major league win, Eric Young Jr. went 3 for 3 with an RBI triple and the suddenly surging New York Mets beat the Colorado Rockies 2-0.
Jacob deGrom burnished his rookie of the year credentials by pitching three-hit ball for eight dominant innings, and the New York Mets held on to beat the Colorado Rockies 2-0 Tuesday night.
Curtis Granderson hit a tying triple off former-Met LaTroy Hawkins and scored two pitches later on Wilmer Flores’ sacrifice fly, giving New York a 3-2 win Monday night.
The Mets might want to think twice about wanting Colorado sluggers Carlos Gonzalez and Troy Tulowitzki.
It’s looking like there won’t be any major moves in Flushing. At least not ahead of the July 31 deadline.