Mets Come Up Short Vs. Pirates, Lose 3-2James McDonald allowed two runs in six effective innings, Andrew McCutchen hit a two-run double and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the New York Mets 3-2 on Saturday night.
Mets Pitchers Rolling, Dickey Starts Tonight Vs. PiratesR.A. Dickey looks to deliver the Mets' eighth straight quality start Saturday night against the Pirates, who haven't had an extra-base hit in consecutive losses since reaching .500.
Pirates Beat Yankees 2-0 In Hughes' Spring DebutPhil Hughes threw three changeups Tuesday in two innings of New York's 2-0 loss against the Pirates, but facing only six batters, he couldn't throw too many of any one kind.
Lowly Mets Open Series Vs. PittsburghWith their ace out for the season and a playoff spot out of reach, the New York Mets are focused on finding help for the future. Dillon Gee could be just what they're looking for.