After watching Jose Reyes walk without so much as a slap on the rump juxtaposed with the Mets’ recent desire to talk contract extension with David Wright, I wondered if Alderson knew something we didn’t. Are the Mets in fact better without Reyes?
Talk about hush-hush. If there have been internal talks, consider Wright still in the dark.
If and when GM Sandy Alderson lays an extension in front of his third baseman, be it in the summer or early in the offseason, it had better be a fat one.
Remember last season’s day in, day out Jose Reyes drama? Citi Field may look and feel the same this summer with another homegrown superstar’s future in question.
David Wright collected four hits as the Mets defeated the Marlins on Saturday 9-3.
Greg Dobbs’ single with two outs in the ninth inning scored Emilio Bonifacio from second base with the winning run Friday, and the Miami Marlins rallied to end the New York Mets’ five-game winning streak with a 6-5 victory.
On Thursday afternoon, #MetsAreBetterThan was trending nationwide, and it elicited a wide range of comments. Here were some of the responses.
Just two short months ago, all we heard was how the Mets were destined to fail. To be honest, that seems like an eternity ago.
The Mets may need to find a stand-in for Jose Reyes’ full-time replacement.
New York lost 18-9 to the Colorado Rockies on Friday night, done in by six errors and an 11-run inning by the Rockies that overwhelmed the offensive display by Scott Hairston, who hit for the cycle.
Justin Turner drew a bases-loaded walk in a sensational 13-pitch at-bat and Kirk Nieuwenhuis hit an RBI single with two outs in the ninth inning as the Mets rallied past Heath Bell and Miami, 3-2, on Thursday.
David Wright hit a two-run homer to become the Mets’ career RBIs leader, R.A. Dickey outpitched Mark Buehrle in a crafty duel Wednesday night and New York beat the Miami Marlins 5-1.
Mets fans were planning to lament Jose Reyes’ arrival at Citi Field in a Marlins uniform. But they all missed the point — they should’ve been grateful Santana was wearing the blue and orange.
The announced attendance was 20,192, the smallest of the season at Citi Field. But those Mets fans in the stands Tuesday night sure could make some noise.
Jerry Recco’s first update of the morning got going with some news and notes from the Mets, who welcomed Jose Reyes back to Citi Field.