Schwei's Mets Notes: Failure To Finish, DeGrom's Brilliance, Grandy's LongevityThe Mets rebounded from their season-high seven-game losing streak with two straight wins, but for the fourth time this season they failed to complete a three-game sweep.
Schwei’s Mets Notes: Holding Late Leads A Problem; Reyes Sees Action At 4th Position And MoreAfter getting back to .500 last week, the New York Mets have lost five consecutive games (one shy of their season-worst six-game skid) as their late-inning struggles continue.
Schwei’s Mets Notes: Walker Joins List Of Walk-Off Heroes Vs. Giants At Citi FieldNeil Walker’s two-out, RBI single in the bottom of the ninth inning Monday night lifted the Mets to a 4-3 win over the Giants. It was the seventh "walk-off" win for the Mets against San Francisco at Citi Field since the ballpark opened in 2009.
Schwei's Mets Notes: Sunday Loss To Nationals Was Historically UglyAfter putting an end to their six-game losing streak with two straight wins in Washington, the last-place Mets took a shellacking from the first-place Nationals on Sunday afternoon, allowing 23 hits in a 23-5 loss.
Schwei's Mets Notes: Daniel Murphy 'Slams' Former Team, While Gio Gonzalez Owns Citi FieldAfter beginning the season 7-3, the New York Mets have lost eight of their last nine games, including a three-game sweep by the Washington Nationals at Citi Field this past weekend.
Schwei's Mets Notes: Bruce's Fast Start And Some Late-Game AgonyJay Bruce continued his terrific April on Wednesday night by hitting a three-run home run in the sixth inning and a two-run shot in the eighth to lead the Mets to a 5-4 win over the Phillies.
Schwei’s Mets Notes: Wheeler's Long Wait, Bruce's Power Surge And MoreAfter going 3-3 in their season-opening homestand, the New York Mets are 3-0 on their first road trip of 2017.
Schwei's Devils Notes: Season Ends With Just 3 Wins In Final 24 GamesBack on Feb. 18, the Devils were just four points out of a playoff spot. From there, things went downhill in a hurry.
Schwei’s Mets Notes: Braves, Brandon Phillips Continue To Thrive At Citi FieldThe New York Mets began the season the way they have on most of their Opening Days: with a win. But they could not follow it up as they fell to Atlanta in extra innings two nights later.
Schwei’s Devils Notes: Elias Joins Fraternity Of Big-Time Scorers Who Stuck With One FranchiseThe 40-year-old forward, who did not play this season, will have his No. 26 officially retired in a ceremony next season, becoming the fifth Devils player to be so honored.
Schwei's Devils Notes: No Playoffs Once Again As N.J. Limps HomeAfter winning just one of their previous four games, the New Jersey Devils have been officially eliminated from playoff contention.
Schwei’s Devils Notes: Making History For Number Of Penalty Shots FacedAfter putting an end to their longest losing streak in four years, the New Jersey Devils wound up doing something no NHL team had done in over 80 years in a pair of losses this past weekend.