Lucas Duda took his spring RBI total to 7 after he collected two more RBIs in the Mets 9-6 win over the Astros.
Montero is not the only young arm drawing raves. Cory Mazzoni, the Mets’ second-round pick in 2011 out of North Carolina State, has started camp with five scoreless innings while allowing just one hit, no walks and three strikeouts.
Right-hander Carl Pavano — who is no stranger to the Big Apple — is on the Mets’ radar. The 36-year-old’s agent told the Newark Star Ledger that there is “mutual interest” between both sides. However, talks are “very preliminary,” the newspaper reported.
Ike Davis hit his 32nd homer and Scott Hairston got his 20th Wednesday to help the New York Mets win their season finale by beating the Miami Marlins 4-2.
David Wright broke the New York Mets’ record for hits and Jeremy Hefner bounced back from a horrendous start in a 6-0 victory over Pittsburgh on Wednesday night that eliminated the Pirates from playoff contention.
Things can’t get any worse for the rock bottom Mets.
Jimmy Rollins and Chase Utley sparked an eight-run first inning, Ryan Howard added a late grand slam and the Philadelphia Phillies routed the inept New York Mets 16-1 before a few hundred fans Thursday night at quiet Citi Field.
Tuesday night’s Yankees game against the Blue Jays has been postponed due to inclement weather that’s expected to pass through the area. The Mets-Phillies game scheduled for Tuesday night at Citi Field has also been postponed.
The Mets pushed the Milwaukee Brewers hard, but lost 9-6 on Saturday.
The Braves’ offense down-poured on the Mets on Saturday. Atlanta won 11-3.
Shoppach hit a go-ahead two-run single with two outs in the ninth inning that cleared the bases when center fielder Justin Ruggiano misplayed the ball Saturday night, lifting the New York Mets to a 5-3 victory
Ike Davis collected the game-winning homer as the Mets defeated the Astros on Sunday.
R.A. Dickey earned his 16th win of the season as the Mets finally snapped their losing skid on Saturday.
Bryce Harper had a home run and a triple, and Danny Espinosa homered to lift the Washington Nationals to a 5-2 victory against the New York Mets on Sunday.
Both Atlanta and the Mets are currently in the midst of employing six-man rotations. The Braves for the right reasons, the Mets for the right intentions, but not necessarily to the benefit of all those involved.