Stop blaming Terry Collins. As someone who has argued against Collins’ job security for years, I can’t believe I just typed that sentence.
New York Mets center fielder Juan Lagares will miss his third straight game Thursday against the Chicago Cubs because of a strained right side.
Lagares has been playing with the injury for about a week, but was held out Tuesday night when it got worse. Manager Terry Collins says he also might sit out on Wednesday.
Juan Lagares homered and Jonathon Niese pitched seven strong innings to lead the New York Mets to a 3-2 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Saturday night.
Michael Morse hit a tiebreaking single in the eighth inning that sent the Miami Marlins to a 4-3 victory over the New York Mets on Tuesday night.
After New York beat Atlanta on Wednesday night to take the series, the former “Saturday Night Live” star took to Facebook to recap the win.
Juan Lagares has another clip for his highlight reel — and this might be the best one yet. Oh yeah, he also has a nine-game hitting streak. And did we mention the Mets have won 10 straight?
Jacob deGrom pitched into the seventh inning, Juan Lagares drove in a run with an infield single and the New York Mets beat the Philadelphia Phillies 2-0 Monday to win their home opener.
No one can guarantee it will ever happen. These are the Mets, after all. But the foundation exists. The Yanks have left the door wide open.
The new deal adds salaries of $2.5 million in 2016, $4.5 million in 2017, $6.5 million in 2018 and $9 million in 2019. The Mets have a $9.5 million option for 2020 with a $500,000 buyout.
Lagares, 26, is one of the best defensive center fielders in baseball. He’s expected to lead off for New York in 2015.
Minor leaguer Matt Bowman, called up to make his first start of the spring, threw five scoreless innings for New York.
Juan Lagares has been making his case for the Mets’ leadoff spot with a scorching spring. But Terry Collins wants to see what his lineup will look like with Lagares batting behind the pitcher.
Masahiro Tanaka allowed three runs and four hits while pitching into the fifth inning Wednesday for the New York Yankees in a 7-2 loss to the rival Mets.
Boomer and Craig got a call from a guy named Timmy who described himself as a ‘long-suffering Mets fan’ — as if there is another kind.