John Schweibacher

Matt Harvey against the Washington Nationals at Citi Field on May 1, 2015. (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Schwei’s Mets Notes: Harvey Hot, Offense Not And Some Strange Stats

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.

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Kevin Plawecki hits an RBI single in the eighth inning against the New York Yankees on April 25, 2015 at Yankee Stadium. (Photo by Nate Shron/Getty Images)

Schwei’s Mets Notes: Recapping The Streak And Subway Series

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.

04/27/2015

Scott Gomez #21 of the New Jersey Devils looks on against the New York Rangers during a game at Madison Square Garden on April 4, 2015. (Photo by Alex Trautwig/Getty Images)

Schwei’s Devils Notebook: Little-Known Facts, Odd Stats And Strange Records

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.

04/13/2015

Bartolo Colon pitches against the Braves at Turner Field on April 12, 2015 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Schwei’s Mets Notes: What Do Colon And Clemens Have In Common?

John Schweibacher’s little-known facts, odd stats and strange records: home opener edition.

04/13/2015

Lucas Duda (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Schwei’s Mets Notebook: Strange Stats To Impress Your Pals On Opening Day

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.

04/06/2015

Steve Bernier #18 of the New Jersey Devils skates in on net against the New York Rangers during a game at Madison Square Garden on April 4, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Alex Trautwig/Getty Images)

Schwei’s Devils Notebook: Little-Known Facts, Odd Stats And Strange Records

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.

04/06/2015

Scott Gomez #21 of the New Jersey Devils looks on during the third period against the Anaheim Ducks at the Prudential Center on March 29, 2015 in Newark, New Jersey. The Ducks defeated the Devils 2-1. (Photo by Christopher Pasatieri/Getty Images)

Schwei’s Devils Notebook: Little-Known Facts, Odd Stats And Strange Records

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.

03/30/2015

Travis Hamonic #3 of the New York Islanders is congratulated by Ryan Strome #18 of the New York Islanders after scoring a goal against the New Jersey Devils during the third period at Prudential Center on March 21, 2015 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Adam Hunger/Getty Images)

Schwei’s Devils Notebook: Little-Known Facts, Odd Stats And Strange Records

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.

03/23/2015

Jordin Tootoo #20 of the New Jersey Devils skates against the Philadelphia Flyers on March 8, 2015 at the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Schwei’s Devils Notebook: Little-Known Facts, Odd Stats And Strange Records

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.

03/16/2015

Keith Kinkaid #1 of the New Jersey Devils clears the puck in the third period against the Philadelphia Flyers on March 8, 2015 at the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Schwei’s Devils Notebook: Little-Known Facts, Odd Stats And Strange Records

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.

03/09/2015

FILE -- Devils goalie Cory Schneider (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Schwei’s Devils Notebook: Schneider Shines While Playoff Hopes Dim

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.

03/02/2015

Cory Schneider (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Schwei’s Devils Notebook: Little-Known Facts, Odd Stats And Strange Records

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.

02/23/2015

Travis Zajac (center) of the New Jersey Devils is congratulated by Martin Havlat, left, and Adam Larsson after he scored a goal in the third period against the San Jose Sharks at SAP Center on Jan. 19, 2015 in San Jose, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Schwei’s New Jersey Devils Notebook: Good Vibrations Quickly Disappear

After matching their season best three-game winning streak, the New Jersey Devils have dropped four in a row, including a pair of 3-1 losses to two of the best teams in the Western Conference this past weekend.

02/16/2015

Cory Schneider #35 of the New Jersey Devils makes the third-period save during the game against the Edmonton Oilers at Prudential Center on February 9, 2015 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Schwei’s Devils Notebook: Little-Known Facts, Odd Stats And Strange Records

After matching their season-high three-game winning streak, the New Jersey Devils have dropped two in a row for the first time in more than a month.

02/10/2015

Keith Kinkaid #1 of the New Jersey Devils makes a save in the third period against the Florida Panthers at Prudential Center on January 31, 2015 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Schwei’s Devils Notebook: Little-Known Facts, Odd Stats And Strange Records

The New Jersey Devils picked up where they left off prior to the NHL All-Star break, extending their points streak to a season-high four straight games (3-0-1).

02/02/2015

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