Johan Santana gave up his fifth grand slam as a Met on Friday, which according to Elias, broke a tie with Ron Taylor, Tug McGraw, Al Leiter and Armando Benitez for the most allowed in club history.
The blood clot in Dillon Gee’s right shoulder probably proved the end of his season. But it’s not the end of the world.
New York Mets prospect Matt Harvey worked two shutout innings in front of the hometown fans in Buffalo at the Triple-A All-Star game Wednesday night.
The number of games between Interleague rivals — such as the Yankees and Mets, Cubs and White Sox and Dodgers and Angels — will be reduced under Major League Baseball’s new scheduling format for 2013.
In a season with two extra playoff teams and a great deal of parity, virtually every franchise has hope heading into the season’s second half. That’s why you should care about Tuesday’s Midsummer Classic.
If the Bronx Bombers decide to shop for a starter at the deadline, the man who interests them the most is the Cubs’ Matt Garza, reported CBSSports.com’s Jon Heyman.
Chris Johnson had four hits, homered twice and drove in a career-high six runs to back up another solid outing by Wandy Rodriguez, and the Houston Astros beat the New York Mets 8-1 on Wednesday to complete a three-game sweep.
Chris Snyder hit a three-run home run and Jed Lowrie had a two-run shot to give the Houston Astros a 6-3 win over the New York Mets on Tuesday night.
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.