John Mayberry Jr.
Pinch-hitter John Mayberry Jr. had an RBI infield hit with one out in the bottom of the 14th inning, lifting the New York Mets to a 2-1 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Monday night.
Dexter Fowler homered and scored the winning run in the seventh inning on a passed ball, and the Chicago Cubs rallied to beat the New York Mets 6-5 on Thursday, completing a four-game sweep.
Lucas Duda will be the Mets’ first baseman on Monday. Three other players have started at three different positions on Opening Day for the Amazin’s.
Masahiro Tanaka allowed three runs and four hits while pitching into the fifth inning Wednesday for the New York Yankees in a 7-2 loss to the rival Mets.
David Wright, Michael Cuddyer and John Mayberry Jr. homered Saturday as the New York Mets beat the split-squad Washington Nationals 13-4.
Outfielder John Mayberry Jr. and the New York Mets have finalized a $1.45 million, one-year contract.
The versatile 30-year-old played first base and all three outfield positions in 2014. In 146 at-bats he batted .212 with seven home runs and 23 RBIs, posting a .310 on-base percentage.
The Mets are starting to slide. The losing streak is now at three.
John Mayberry Jr. drove in five runs to set another career best, Vance Worley pitched well enough and the Philadelphia Phillies got off to a strong start after the All-Star break by beating the New York Mets 7-2 on Friday night.
Roy Halladay pitched a seven-hitter to help Philadelphia set a club record with its 18th victory in April as the Phillies beat the New York Mets 2-1 on Saturday.