New York Mets completed a season-opening sweep of the Atlanta Braves with a 7-5 victory Sunday.
Duda homered twice and became the first player to take advantage of the pulled-in fences at Citi Field, leading R.A. Dickey and the New York Mets over the Atlanta Braves 4-2 .
It was an Amazin’ start indeed for the Mets in 2012. But isn’t it always?
A little less zip on the fastball. Still has that baffling changeup. Throw in a slider, plus all his pitching savvy, and it seems Johan Santana has more than enough to win.
Johan Santana strode to the mound on Opening Day with one thing on his mind — give his team a chance to win the game. How he did that is another story as his five scoreless innings were the culmination of many hours of rehab.
Mets ace Johan Santana and the Atlanta Braves have the same thing in mind heading into Opening Day. They’d both like to put last year behind them.
All we’ve heard about the 2012 Mets has been negative, and that’s putting it mildly. It’s been more like depressing. Enter Rich Coutinho.
Neil Keefe is joined by Marc Malusis to preview the 2012 season for the Yankees and Mets, talk about the new wild-card format and give some predictions for the year.
In addition to slicing payroll this winter, the Mets cut dimensions at Citi Field.
The addition of a second wild card team creates another opportunity for every National League club and that only fortifies Collin’s position of “Why Not Us?”
The Mets trimmed their roster down to 32 on Thursday by making six cuts, none of them surprising.
While talking about ‘peaking-early’ in relation to David Wright’s on-field performance this spring, Boomer asked Craig if he has ever had a problem ‘peaking-early’.
The discussion of sexual abuse is so often hidden by shame, and Dickey feels it has to be more out in the open.
Number 5 was back in his usual spot – third in the lineup and at 3B – and both he and the Mets couldn’t have been happier. The whole process felt pretty good to David Wright.
Wright was expected to be in the starting lineup on Tuesday when the Mets have the first of three straight home games, but felt good enough after taking batting practice on Sunday against two minor league pitchers to bump it up a day.