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.
The Mets rebounded from an 0-3 start to their road trip by taking three of their last four, including a series win in Chicago, their first series victory since taking two of three from Washington at Citi Field a month ago.
Daniel Murphy hit a tiebreaking homer in the 8th inning and, Mets beat the Cubs 4-3, for their first series win at Wrigley Field since 2007.
Matt Harvey won his fifth straight decision, allowing five hits in 7 1/3 innings and singling in the go-ahead run in the seventh inning to lead the New York Mets over the Chicago Cubs, 3-2, on Friday.
Daniel Murphy and David Wright combined for five hits and three RBIs against Adam Wainwright, and the New York Mets snapped a six-game losing streak with a 5-2 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Thursday.
“I don’t know what to say,” Gee said. “I didn’t feel all that bad tonight. I’m a ground-ball guy and I think seven ground balls got through. I don’t know what else to do.”
Lance Lynn overcame early control woes and St. Louis used a three-run seventh inning to beat the New York Mets 6-3 on Monday night.
David Wright hit the tying home run in the ninth inning off closer Craig Kimbrel and the New York Mets scored twice in the 10th to rally for a 7-5 victory over the Atlanta Braves on Friday night.