The Mets won by a whisker on Sunday night as they held off a late Braves comeback to win 6-5.
Johan Santana was pulled early in his return as the Mets were defeated by the Braves 9-3 on Saturday night.
Ruben Tejada was the Mets’ hero on Wednesday as the Mets defeated the Giants 2-1.
Josh Collmenter pitched six innings and drove in a run during Arizona’s six-run second and the Diamondbacks beat the reeling New York Mets 11-5 on Friday night.
“I don’t think we’re playing as poorly as the record indicates,” David Wright said, “but this is when we need to get things turned around and moving in the direction we need it to.”
The Mets were swept by the Dodgers and lost in extra innings on Sunday. For the first time this season, the Mets are below .500.
Just as they did in 1973 when the All-Star Game was last played at a newly-opened Royals Stadium, the Mets will send two players to this year’s mid-summer classic in Kansas City.
Ryan Dempster extended his scoreless innings streak to 27 in his first start in three weeks, Starlin Castro hit a three-run homer and the Chicago Cubs beat the New York Mets 7-0 Sunday.
Daniel Murphy homered twice, Scott Hairston hit a grand slam and David Wright drove in five runs to lead the New York Mets to a 17-1 rout of the Chicago Cubs on Wednesday.
Ike Davis received a bit of help from the New York Yankees on his three-run homer and Frank Francisco closed out the Mets’ 6-4 victory Friday night after calling their crosstown rivals “chickens.”
Jonathon Niese surrendered a three-run homer, but the Mets were unable to back their starter and lost 4-1 on Saturday.
Niese said Monday that he’s expecting to have a procedure called an ablation next month at the All-Star break to help his condition.
Don’t look now, Terry Collins’ club has pulled into a virtual three-way tie with Miami and Washington atop the NL East.
Jonathon Niese did more than merely sit back and stew after what his manager called “the worst game he’s ever pitched in his life.” He worked to ensure it wouldn’t happen again.
J.P. Arencibia and Rajai Davis each hit two home runs, Yan Gomes hit his first career homer and the Toronto Blue Jays routed the New York Mets 14-5 on Friday night.