Justin Upton hit a three-run homer through a driving rain with two outs in the ninth inning, and the San Diego Padres stunned the New York Mets.
According to CBSSports.com/WFAN baseball insider Jon Heyman, the Mets are still targeting Justin Upton, Carlos Gonzalez, Carlos Gomez, Gerardo Parra and Jay Bruce.
According to CBSSports.com/WFAN baseball insider Jon Heyman, left fielder Justin Upton and center fielder Carlos Gomez are on the Mets’ radar.
The Mets lost their fourth in a row after resuming Friday’s suspended game.
Jon Niese gave up seven earned runs in four innings pitched as the Braves blasted the Mets on Sunday.
Adam Eaton could evolve into one of the best top-of-the-order hitters in the league.
Right-handed starter Matt Harvey — who was brilliant for the Mets in his rookie season — and top pitching prospect Zack Wheeler are untouchables, a club source said in a report.
After a down year in 2011 — which was split between Cincinnati and Washington — Gomes bounced back to hit 18 home runs and drive in 47 runs in 279 at-bats, along with his best-ever .377 on-base percentage for the A’s.
Sandy Alderson needs to act swiftly in order to restore confidence in the eyes of the team’s fan base. With that in mind, here is what I think are the top five offseason issues he needs to address prior to the 2013 season.
A first-round pick by the Blue Jays in 2006, Travis Snider came up through the ranks with big expectations. His minor league career was no disappointment but his Major League play certainly has been.
Instead of arguing whether the Gold Glove Award is still relevant or if the Fielding Bible Award should be accepted the standard, how about combining the best aspects of both awards?
Jeff Niemann gave up Derek Jeter’s 2,998th hit but little else, B.J. Upton homered and drove in three runs, and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the New York Yankees 5-1 on Thursday night.