Nothing is a given with these Mets, aside from the almost-sure thing in the 24-year-old flamethrower. He’s worth the lofty price of admission all by himself.
Ryan Zimmerman homered in the fourth off Mets rookie Matt Harvey and Ian Desmond connected off Jon Rauch in the eighth, helping the Nationals complete a three-game sweep.
Michael Pineda moved a step closer to securing a spot in the Yankees’ rotation with 3 2-3 solid innings in New York’s 8-5 win over Washington on Thursday.
As the Mets get set to play each other this weekend, manager Terry Collins is hoping that the inherent faith he has in his offense to produce runs will come to fruition again this season.