Schwei’s Mets Notes: Colon Experiences Some Tough Luck, Pierzynski Owns Harvey And MoreAfter winning both of their games against the defending World Series champion Kansas City Royals, the New York Mets could only get two wins in their four-game series against the last-place Atlanta Braves.
Schwei’s Mets Notes: DeGrom Has Another Unhappy Birthday, Granderson Becomes Franchise's Leadoff Homer KingFor the second straight year, Jacob deGrom lost a start against Atlanta on his birthday. According to Baseball-Reference.com, it was the 11th time a Mets pitcher started on his birthday.
Schwei’s Mets Notes: Matz Falls Back To Earth, Granderson Ties Leadoff Home Run Record And MoreThe rookie lefty has allowed 10 runs, seven earned, in those three outings spanning 16 2/3 innings.
Schwei’s Mets Notes: Harvey's Hard Luck, A Rare Late Rally And MoreThe New York Mets recovered from a pair of disappointing losses to the White Sox last week with two straight wins against the Marlins before running into the hottest starting pitcher in the baseball.
Schwei's Mets Notes: Familia Struggling In Non-Save SituationsFamilia is 16-for-16 with a 1.69 ERA in save situations this season, but in a non-save situations his ERA is 8.64.
Schwei’s Mets Notes: Syndergaard Sizzles, Wrights Sets Record, MoreThe Mets completed the sweep with a 3-1 win Sunday afternoon. Noah Syndergaard struck out 11 and did not walk a batter in seven innings to get the victory over the Brewers.
Schwei’s Mets Notes: Manager Ejections, Struggles Vs. Kershaw And MoreThe Mets hit only .215 and scored 32 runs on the 11-game road trip, including just nine in the three games at Coors Field.
Schwei’s Mets Notes: Oldest Home Run Hitters, Harvey's 10 K's And MoreThe Mets took sole possession of first place in the National League East for the first time this season, thanks to the pitching and hitting heroics of Bartolo Colon and Matt Harvey.
Schwei’s Mets Notes: Bumgarner's Citi Field Dominance, Conforto's Doubles And MoreThe New York Mets' eight-game winning streak came to an end Sunday as Madison Bumgarner pitched six scoreless innings to earn the victory in the Giants' 6-1 win.
Schwei’s Mets Notes: Amazin's Enjoy Power Surge And Have Braves' Number At Turner FieldThe Mets' 3-2 win Sunday extended their winning streak in Atlanta to seven games. The Mets had never even won four straight games at Turner Field prior to this streak.
Schwei's Mets Notes: A Tale Of Two Young PitchersSteven Matz bounced back from his rough first start of the season, but Matt Harvey's struggles continued during the Mets' series win over the Indians in Cleveland over the weekend.
Schwei's Mets Notes: More Lows Than Highs To Start The SeasonNew York started 10-0 at Citi Field last year, but has dropped its last three at home.