Juan Lagares hit a two-run homer and ran down one ball after another in center field, sending Dillon Gee and the New York Mets to a 3-2 victory.
Crisp hit a tiebreaking three-run triple in the fourth inning to help Scott Kazmir earn his career-best 14th win, and the A’s beat the New York Mets 6-2 on Tuesday night to snap a five-game losing streak.
Stephen Strasburg bounced back from a poor start to pitch seven efficient innings, Bryce Harper and Adam LaRoche each hit a two-run homer, and the Washington Nationals beat the New York Mets 4-1.
Lucas Duda singled home the go-ahead run with one out in the 11th inning to lead the New York Mets to a 2-1 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Saturday night.
Pablo Sandoval drove in three runs with three hits, including an RBI double with two outs in the ninth inning that sent the San Francisco Giants over the New York Mets 4-3 Monday.
Use of the six-man rotation across Major League Baseball is a matter of when, not if. Decades ago, the Mets changed baseball. Next year, they’ll be in a position to do it again.
Matt Garza allowed two hits over eight innings to rebound from a horrendous outing and Ryan Braun hit one of three homers for the Milwaukee Brewers in a 9-1 victory Thursday night.
Good fortune certainly smiles if the kid works out. If he doesn’t, then the position goes down the tubes. If enough spots follow, then the season goes out the window.
The New York Mets beat the Atlanta Braves 4-1 on Wednesday night for their first four-game winning streak in a year.
That sound you just heard was a collective exhale from Queens and beyond.
The New York Mets have placed speedy outfielder Eric Young, Jr. on the 15-day disabled list because of a strained right hamstring.
Dillon Gee has been placed on the 15-day disabled list with a strained right lat. Jacob deGrom, who was called up on Monday to pitch out of the bullpen, will start on Thursday against the Yankees in Gee’s place.
Ryan Howard had four hits, including a tiebreaking single in the ninth inning, and Jimmy Rollins homered and scored four times to lead the Philadelphia Phillies past the slumping New York Mets 5-4 on Saturday night.
According to the Elias Sports Bureau, Gee is now 4-0 with a 3.61 earned run average in nine career starts in rubber games.
This can all blow up in Terry Collins’ face over the next few days, weeks or months. But for now, he can’t argue with what his starters have done lately.