In the middle of the clubhouse stands Byrd, bat in hand, explaining the mechanics of a swing, with Josh Satin and Justin Turner listening intently. You want to know why Marlon Byrd is still a Met after 4 p.m. on July 31? That’s why.
Tom Koehler pitched six effective innings and the Miami Marlins stalled Matt Harvey once again, beating the New York Mets, 3-0, on Thursday.
Baseball’s trading deadline came and went without any movement from the Mets.
Parnell knows he could be trade bait — no matter how unlikely a deadline deal appears for the Mets.
“We’re not motivated to move anybody,” a Mets official told the New York Post. “It’s hard to go to people, they have to come to you. It’s better to be asked to the prom than have to ask somebody.”
Ike Davis had a go-ahead RBI double in a three-run seventh inning, Daniel Murphy drove in three runs, and the New York Mets snapped a five-game skid against the Miami Marlins with a 6-5 victory Monday night.
Mets right-hander Carlos Torres gave up eight runs in the Mets’ 14-1 loss to the Nationals.
Terry Collins’ contract will expire at the end of the season. I’m not suggesting that Fred Wilpon should give him a four-year extension. But I’d like to see him finally have a chance with a team that’s built to contend.
Daniel Murphy homered twice and drove in a career-high five runs and Jenrry Mejia pitched seven innings in his season debut as the Mets defeated the Nationals, 11-0, Friday in the opener of a day-night doubleheader.
John Buck drove in three runs and Zack Wheeler beat the Atlanta Braves for the second time in seven major league starts, sending the New York Mets to a 7-4 victory Thursday.
The Braves’ Jason Heyward made a diving catch with runners on first and second and two outs in the ninth inning Monday night, putting the finishing touches on a loss the Mets won’t soon forget.
Harvey did something that the two previous Mets All-Star Game starting pitchers, Tom Seaver and Dwight Gooden, were not able to do; win their first outing after starting a mid-summer classic.
Former Giants prospect Zack Wheeler pitched seven sharp innings, Marlon Byrd homered again and the New York Mets completed their first sweep in San Francisco since 1994 with a 7-2 win Wednesday.
Marlon Byrd’s seventh career grand slam might have enhanced his trade value. At the very least, it assured manager Terry Collins that his 35-year-old slugger still has something left to offer.
Eric Young Jr. scored on shortstop Brandon Crawford’s fielding error with two outs in the 16th inning, and the Mets outlasted the San Francisco Giants, 4-3, in a game that ended early Tuesday morning.