Matt Downs hit a two-run homer and Jed Lowrie had the go-ahead single in the eighth inning to propel the Houston Astros to a 4-3 win over the New York Mets on Monday night.
According to the Elias Sports Bureau, Sunday was the second victory in franchise history in which the Mets allowed a pair of game-tying home runs in the eighth inning or later.
The majority of Figueroa’s 145 career appearances (80) have come out of the bullpen, though he has started in at least three games during each of his nine major-league seasons.
Pelfrey’s spring stats usually aren’t so hot — and this year has been no different. Well, certain members of the Mets’ front office were reportedly ready to give up on the 6-foot-7 hurler.
Hampered by an elbow injury, the left-handed slugger went 1 for 25 over 11 games this spring for Houston.
The word “scrappy” is probably overused, but it applies to Jose Altuve. Despite his physical limitations, he’s found a way to get it done throughout his professional career.
The Houston Astros crushed Mike Pelfrey for eight runs over two and two-thirds innings pitched on Sunday as the Mets lost 9-5.
Hiroki Kuroda pitched four strong innings in the Yankees’ 6-3 spring training victory over the Houston Astros.
The Mets have officially waived goodbye to failed top prospect Fernando Martinez.
Mets fans: Have you been dreaming of an NLCS rematch between New York and Houston? If so, it’ll have to happen in 2012.
The Yankees and Rockies are reportedly far apart in preliminary talks for starter Ubaldo Jimenez. In fact, Colorado might not even be willing to trade their ace. That won’t stop the Bombers from sending a representative to Coors Field.
A pitcher from Suffolk and a catcher from Nassau have had dreams of making the big leagues. Now they’re one step closer.
Justin Turner homered and drove in a career-high five runs to help the New York Mets beat the Houston Astros 7-4 Sunday.
Lee also hit one of three Astros home runs to snap New York’s three-game winning streak.
Mets outfielder Carlos Beltran was removed from New York’s lineup against the Houston Astros because of swelling in his right eye.
- Tornado Devastates Moore,... Metro-North Derailment Repairs Bridgeport Metro-North Train... Eye On Manhattan
- World Trade Center Sunrise Construction Barges For New... Prince Harry Plays Polo In... Prince Harry Visits New York...
- Demolition Begins On Jet Star... Prince Harry Visits Jersey... Angelina Jolie Through The... Spire Installed Atop One...
- Garbage Truck Demolishes Home... Another Brick In The... Costume Gala At The Met Jersey Shore Gets Ready For...