Steven Matz had a memorable major league debut for the Mets Sunday, going 7 2/3 solid innings on the mound and driving in four runs with three hits at the plate.
The New York Mets will hope for better results in Milwaukee this week after dropping five straight on the road. They lost two straight games in Toronto and were swept in Atlanta
Despite being no-hit, having their ace hit hard and blowing a ninth-inning lead for the first time all season, the Mets maintained their slim NL East lead thanks to a huge come-from-behind win to close out the week.
The Mets beat the Diamondbacks, 6-3, Sunday to split their four-game series in Arizona. Jacob deGrom got the win, allowing five singles in seven innings.
The Mets are on the road this week, facing a pair of NL West clubs — San Diego and Arizona — after taking four of six at home against NL East rivals Philadelphia and Miami.
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.
John Schweibacher’s little-known facts, odd stats and strange records: home opener edition.
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.