Dillon Gee beat Washington for the third time this season as multiple errors doomed the Nationals.
David DeJesus hit a bases-loaded triple before injuring his shoulder when he crashed into the outfield wall, and the Chicago Cubs beat the New York Mets 6-3 on Friday night behind resurgent starter Edwin Jackson.
Dillon Gee had his third straight stellar start, Lucas Duda hit one of three Mets homers and New York scored the most runs allowed by Shelby Miller in his young career for a 5-1 win over the St. Louis Cardinals on Wednesday night.
Valdespin is getting his shot with the Mets. A shot at regular playing time — and a shot at winning over his teammates.
Michael Wacha recovered from a wild start to earn his first major league win and Allen Craig hit a three-run homer for the St. Louis Cardinals in a 9-2 victory over the staggering New York Mets on Tuesday night.
“I wish that some of our better players were closer to the big leagues,” Alderson said. “I wish that certain guys were available to us, but they’re not, and nobody really cares. It’s all about whether you win or lose games, and I understand that.”
Marlon Byrd maintained his mastery of Dan Haren with a pair of home runs, and the New York Mets broke a four-game losing streak by pounding the Washington Nationals 10-1 on Wednesday night.
Mets starter Shaun Marcum is winless through seven starts and has begun the season 0-6.
Jacob Turner pitched seven scoreless innings in his season debut and Marcell Ozuna had three hits to help the Miami Marlins halt a nine-game losing streak with a 5-1 win over the New York Mets on Friday night.
The pair was notified in a meeting of the possibility that they could be demoted imminently, WFAN’s Mike Francesa reported on Wednesday. Manager Terry Collins confirmed the meeting later in the afternoon.
“I think we surprised ourselves,” Mets captain David Wright said, “because when you get Mo coming in, it’s usually game over.”
David Wright and Lucas Duda hit RBI singles off Mariano Rivera in the ninth inning, and the New York Mets rallied past the Yankees 2-1 on Tuesday night to beat baseball’s career saves leader only hours after honoring him at Citi Field.
David Robertson got right to the point after giving up the go-ahead run in the eighth inning Monday night: “I did a terrible job. I didn’t have command of anything tonight.”
Daniel Murphy emphatically flipped his bat to the ground while he ran to first on his RBI single to center field. Take that Brett Gardner.
The Mets will resume their suspended game against the Atlanta Braves at 6:10 p.m, followed by their regularly scheduled game at 7:15 p.m.