Justin Turner homered and drove in a career-high five runs to help the New York Mets beat the Houston Astros 7-4 Sunday.
Many critics of K-Rod complain that anger management counseling might strip him of his biggest asset on the mound — passion and competitive fire to win. But from the moment he arrived at Mets camp, he dispelled that notion.
On April 6th, 2009, Francisco Rodriguez made his Mets’ debut and recorded his first NL save with a 1-2-3 9th inning against the Reds. Since then, 1-2-3 innings have not been exactly the norm for the Mets’ closer.
Pinch-hitter Justin Turner came through with a long single that snapped an eighth-inning tie and the New York Mets stopped Andre Ethier’s hitting streak at 30 games Saturday night in a 4-2 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers.
Mets closer Francisco Rodriguez joined Joe and Evan to talk about his recent pitching and the six-game winning streak.
The Mets got it right both on and off the field Tuesday. Before their 6-4 win over the Washington Nationals, the team visited wounded soldiers at the Walter Reed Army Medical Center — with none of the drama that came from last year’s trip.
This bullpen is dragging the Mets down. And for a club filled with question marks, this issue might top the list of concerns for the team.
David Wright’s third hit of the game brought Jose Reyes home with the go-ahead run in the 10th, Willie Harris added a two-run single later in the inning, and the New York Mets beat the Florida Marlins 6-4 on Saturday night.
Both the Mets and the Marlins say getting the season off to a quick start might prove vital. In the Mets’ case, it’s doubtful the regular season can get any worse than the offseason.
The Mets’ attitude under new manager Terry Collins has been refreshing – whether that’s enough to overcome some talent obstacles remains to be seen. Ed Coleman breaks it down for us.
The Mets’ off-field headaches keep mounting this spring. Queens DA Richard Brown and the NYPD are ratcheting up their investigation into former Mets clubhouse manager Charlie Samuels.
Closer Francisco Rodriguez pitched a scoreless inning in his spring debut and New York beat a split squad of St. Louis Cardinals 3-0 Thursday.
Mets closer Francisco Rodriguez was scratched from Tuesday afternoon’s game against the Nationals. K-Rod hasn’t thrown the past two days while in New York for a court appearance.
Mets closer Francisco Rodriguez joined WFAN’s Joe Benigno and Evan Roberts Wednesday to discuss the incident that ended his season last year and jeopardized his future with the team.
According to sun-sentinel.com, Jim Leyritz “unleashed a well of remorse – and tears – as he discussed the toll of his drunken driving.