Imagine going to every Yankees game this season. Not just home games. Home and away. All 162 of them!
R.A. Dickey made an early run stand up, blanking Florida for seven innings and pitching the New York Mets past the Marlins 1-0 Wednesday.
This one ended late, but it didn’t take nearly as long as the Yankees game. And when the Mets needed a run, Nick Evans delivered.
Mets starter Chris Capuano finally fell short of his usual innings output. He failed to reach the fifth inning for the first time in 27 starts this season, lasting only four innings and taking the loss as the Marlins beat the Mets 9-3 on Monday night.
Chris Capuano (10-12) allowed six runs and eight hits in four innings, his shortest of 27 starts this year.
Josh Thole is in pain, but hopes to be with the Mets on Friday. The catcher left New York’s game against the Florida Marlins in the second inning Thursday night because of a contusion on his left wrist.
Making his first start since April 22 for St. Louis, the 40-year-old Batista scattered six hits over six innings while becoming the third active pitcher to play for at least 10 teams
Jason Bay also had three hits, including the tying single, and David Wright hit two long doubles high off the wall in left field for the Mets, who have won five of six.
David Wright drove in two and the Mets got two-out RBI singles from Angel Pagan and Willie Harris in the sixth.
The 30-year-old former Mets first baseman received a 50-game suspension Thursday for taking the banned performance-enhancing substance and was subsequently released by the Colorado Rockies.
After 19 straight days of games, some extra time off for the Mets — losers of four straight — doesn’t look so bad.
Rookie second baseman Justin Turner committed a crucial throwing error in the ninth inning, allowing the Florida Marlins to score two runs and rally past the New York Mets 4-3 on Tuesday night.
Mike Stanton hit a grand slam in the 10th inning and the Florida Marlins quickly recovered from Lucas Duda’s tying homer with two outs in the ninth to beat the New York Mets 7-3 on Monday night.
The sweltering subtropical heat began bothering Mets center fielder Angel Pagan early in the game. His teammates wilted in the eighth.
The Marlins trailed 4-3 going into the eighth against Bobby Parnell (3-2). Logan Morrison led off with a game-tying homer, and Mike Stanton singled. A sacrifice advanced the runner, and Buck put Florida ahead.