A power surge is staring the Mets right in the face. They’d be foolish not to take advantage of the free-swinging Valdespin, and they must do it NOW.
Despite their best efforts, the Mets were dealt a deflating loss last night in Washington, falling to the Nationals 5-4 in 10 innings.
Boomer and Craig were pleasantly surprised when Miguel Batista called in on the hotline.
Bay has now gone 0 for 16 in four games since coming off the disabled list, and has seen his average drop to .182.
Chris Young allowed nine hits over 5 2-3 innings, walked two and struck out four in his second major league outing since returning from shoulder surgery that sidelined him most of last season.
Terry Collins knew he was taking a risk. With Chris Young starting his first major league game in more than a year, and a short bullpen, the Mets manager had few options.
Plenty of no-name Mets are contributing to the Amazins’ unexpected rise toward becoming NL East contenders.
Sunday’s walk-off grand slam stung and stunned New York. But it wasn’t the first time. Or even the ninth.
The Mets, who everyone left for dead this offseason, are alive and well in the tough NL East.
The critics might want to reconsider their position. Quite frankly, this Mets team has the heart of a lion — and showed it again last night in Philly.
No, you the man! Boomer & Craig loved the 24-year-old’s confidence and had some fun with his brashness.
Jordany Valdespin had a pinch-hit three-run homer off Jonathan Papelbon in the ninth inning for his first major league hit, leading the New York Mets to a 5-2 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Monday night.
The Mets trimmed their roster down to 32 on Thursday by making six cuts, none of them surprising.
Mike Pelfrey was a much different pitcher on Saturday, and that was a relief both to him and the Mets.
New York Mets manager Terry Collins saw a lot of things he liked in Saturday’s 10-inning 5-5 tie with against the Atlanta Braves.