The New York Mets return home this week to face division rivals Philadelphia and Miami following a lost weekend in Pittsburgh.
The Mets have now lost seven straight games at Wrigley Field dating back to June 3, 2014. The skid is the second-longest losing streak at the “Friendly Confines” in team history.
The New York Mets head to Chicago this week to take on the Cubs after taking two of three from the Phillies this past weekend.
After riding high for much of April, the Mets have been shut down in May, finding themselves on the losing end of consecutive 1-0 home losses for the first time in 42 years.
The 2015 Mets are the fourth major league team from New York or Brooklyn to record a 10-game (or longer) winning streak in April.
The New Jersey Devils ended the 2014-15 season on a sour note, going just 1-7-3 over their last 11 games to finish with 78 points, their fewest in a season of 80-or-more games since 1988-89, when they had just 66.
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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.
The Devils close out a disappointing 2014-15 season this week with their final home game of the year Tuesday night against the Rangers, and road games Thursday and Saturday vs. the Lightning and Panthers.
The New Jersey Devils were mathematically eliminated from the playoffs Sunday as they matched their season-worst five game winless streak with a 2-1 loss to Anaheim at Prudential Center.
After a shutout win against the Penguins and completing a season sweep of the Sabres, the New Jersey Devils were the victims of a shutout and a season sweep by the Islanders.
The New Jersey Devils went 1-1-1 on their three-game, three time-zone road trip to remain at NHL .500 with a 29-29-11 overall record.
The Devils are hitting the road for their next three games after winning two of three at Prudential Center this past week, improving their record on home ice to 13-4-4 over their last 21 games at The Rock.
Credit Devils radio play-by-play man Matt Loughlin for this stat: Cory Schneider has now started 97 games with NJ. The Devils have scored two or fewer goals in 67 of those games, three or fewer in 81.
Home ice has been good to the New Jersey Devils, who have won three in a row and are 10-2-3 in their last 15 games at Prudential Center.