Addison Reed seems genuinely excited for the opportunity he’s going to get with the Mets, even if he was thrust into his new situation totally blind.
“He is still going to be the closer,” Collins said. “Hopefully get his confidence back and get him out there a little bit more often and we’ll see what the results are.”
It’s not looking good for either local player hoping to play in this month’s All-Star game.
New York wrapped up its sixth straight losing season Sunday since moving into Citi Field, and one more would match the longest streak of futility in franchise history. But with a promising pitching staff, the Mets are talking big about 2015.
Slumping Anthony Recker hit a tiebreaking, three-run homer, Jonathon Niese pitched seven sharp innings and the New York Mets beat the Philadelphia Phillies 5-3 Monday.
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Errors by Familia (1-3), center fielder Juan Lagares and third baseman Eric Campbell in the eighth helped the Braves rally from a 3-1 deficit.
It seems like the Mets are determined to exhaust every possible option on their roster to find a closer. Jeurys Familia may be the next in line.
Hank Conger got his first RBI of the season the hard way. It was the ultimate in taking one for the team.
And I picked this team to win 84 games. Who am I kidding? Probably myself.
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Mets reliever Jeurys Familia is scheduled for surgery Wednesday on his right elbow, sidelining a promising young arm in New York’s struggling bullpen.
Eric Stults gritted his way through five scoreless innings of three-hit ball, combining with five relievers on a five-hitter and 14 strikeouts to lead the Padres over the Mets 2-1 Thursday for their first win of the season.
The Mets’ captain made his first appearance in a big league game since sustaining a rib injury during the World Baseball Classic, going 0-for-3 and playing five innings for New York in a 7-2 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals.
Mets infielder Justin Turner sprained his right ankle against during Saturday’s loss to the Marlins.