Eric Young Jr.

Wilmer Flores #4 of the New York Mets is tagged out at home for the final out of the second inning by Jason Castro #15 of the Houston Astros at Citi Field on September 27, 2014 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Duda Hits 2-Out, 2-Run HR In 9th, Mets Beat Astros

Lucas Duda hit a two-run homer with two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning Saturday night, rallying the New York Mets over the Houston Astros 2-1.

09/27/2014

NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 10: Rafael Montero #50 of the New York Mets pitches in the first inning against the Colorado Rockies at Citi Field on September 10, 2014 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Montero Picks Up First Career Win, Mets Beat Rockies 2-0

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.

09/11/2014

David Wright (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Ed Coleman: Not-So-Amazin’ Lineup Is Killing The Mets

So you can see why it sometimes takes Terry Collins hours to figure out what his lineup will be that day. He constantly has to wipe the tears from his eyes.

08/08/2014

Sandy Alderson (Photo by Jason Szenes/Getty Images)

Report: Mets Looking To Upgrade At Shortstop, Left Field Ahead Of Deadline

According to a report, not only will the Mets entertain offers for veteran pitcher Bartolo Colon, but they will look to upgrade at both shortstop and left field.

07/14/2014

Bartolo Colon grounds out to first in the fourth inning against the Atlanta Braves on July 10, 2014 at Citi Field. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Palladino: Pitchers Batting 8th? Going Away From Book Helps Mets

It might have been asking too much for Bartolo Colon to become an offensive force out of that spot. Still, there was some clear thinking from manager Terry Collins.

07/11/2014

Eric Young, Jr. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Mets Place Eric Young, Jr. On DL, Recall Matt Den Dekker

The New York Mets have placed speedy outfielder Eric Young, Jr. on the 15-day disabled list because of a strained right hamstring.

05/26/2014

Mets manager Terry Collins (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Eddie C: Terry Collins In Impossible Spot With Mets’ Outfield Juggle

I’m sure all the Terry Collins bashers had a field day after Juan Lagares’ big game Saturday. But keep in mind — the Mets’ manager is not dumb.

05/19/2014

Yankees left-hander Vidal Nuno (Photo by Brian Blanco/Getty Images); Mets right-hander  Zack Wheeler (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Mets With Momentum, Yankees A Total Mess Heading Into Game 2

The New York Mets surprisingly slugged their way to their longest winning streak over the New York Yankees.

05/13/2014

Eric Young Jr. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Eric Young Jr. Says He’s OK After Freak Batting Practice Injury

The Mets’ leadoff hitter was hit below the right eye during batting practice Sunday in Colorado. “I don’t know what my symptoms will be (Monday),” he said.

05/05/2014

Bartolo Colon rubs up a new baseball as Albert Pujols rounds the bases after hitting the second of three straight Angels home runs in the first inning on April 13, 2014 in Anaheim, California. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Schwei’s Mets Notes: What Do Bartolo Colon And Pete Harnisch Have In Common?

According to the Elias Sports Bureau, the only other time that a Mets pitcher gave up three consecutive first-inning home runs was on July 23, 1996 at Coors Field.

04/14/2014

Eric Young Jr. steals second base against the Atlanta Braves on April 10, 2014. (credit: Getty Images)

Eric Young Jr. Comes Up Big As Mets Top Braves

Eric Young Jr. got three hits, stole three bases and scored four times as the New York Mets overcame Justin Upton’s two home runs to beat the Atlanta Braves 6-4 on Thursday night.

04/11/2014

Mets infielder/outfielder Eric Young Jr. (Photo by David Maxwell/Getty Images)

Eric Young Gets 3 Hits In Florida Finale; Mets Shuffle Off To Montreal

Jordan Zimmermann allowed four hits in five scoreless innings and also had a RBI infield single, helping the Washington Nationals beat the New York Mets 4-0 Thursday in the final Florida spring training game for both teams.

03/27/2014

Bobby Parnell (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Mets Agree To New Deals With Parnell, Murphy And Young

Mets closer Bobby Parnell agreed Friday to a $3.7 million, one-year contract while second baseman Daniel Murphy settled for $5.7 million and left fielder Eric Young Jr. for $1.85 million.

01/18/2014

The Mets’ Daisuke Matsuzaka pitches in the first inning against the Reds in Cincinnati on Sept. 25, 2013. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Matsuzaka Dazzles Into The 8th, Mets Defeat Playoff-Bound Reds 1-0

Daisuke Matsuzaka scattered four hits in 7 2-3 shutout innings to win his third consecutive start, outdueling Cincinnati’s Mat Latos in the New York Mets’ 1-0 victory over the Reds on Wednesday.

09/26/2013

Scott Rice (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Schwei: Scott Rice’s Amazing Durability And More Mets Notes

Scott Rice begins the week having appeared in 72 games, the most in the major leagues. Rice is the 7th left-handed pitcher in Mets’ history to appear in 70 or more games in a season.

09/02/2013

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