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.
Andrew Brown hit a two-run single with two outs in the 13th inning and the Mets put together a pair of late rallies to hand the NL West-leading Diamondbacks their fourth straight loss, 5-4 on Monday.
Only five Mets pitchers have had more career 10+ K, three hits or fewer games for New York than Matt Harvey.
Dillon Gee beat Washington for the third time this season as multiple errors doomed the Nationals.
Ian Desmond doubled home the go-ahead run in the ninth inning and the Washington Nationals rallied late after a dominant Matt Harvey departed, overtaking the New York Mets 6-4 Friday night.
David Wright did what a leader is supposed to do — get the ship back on course as quickly as possible.
Marlon Byrd hit a go-ahead homer in the eighth inning and threw out a runner from right field in the ninth.
Kirk Nieuwenhuis sent the fans home happy on Father’s Day by delivering a three-run walk-off homer as the Mets defeated the Cubs on Sunday.
Adam Wainwright became the major leagues’ first 10-game winner by pitching seven scoreless innings and sent Matt Harvey to his first loss of the season, leading the Cardinals over the Mets, 2-1, on Thursday in a classic pitching matchup.
Dillon Gee had his third straight stellar start, Lucas Duda hit one of three Mets homers and New York scored the most runs allowed by Shelby Miller in his young career for a 5-1 win over the St. Louis Cardinals on Wednesday night.
Marlon Byrd maintained his mastery of Dan Haren with a pair of home runs, and the New York Mets broke a four-game losing streak by pounding the Washington Nationals 10-1 on Wednesday night.
Dillon Gee struck out a career-high 12 and limited the Yankees to four hits over 7 1-3 innings Thursday night in a 3-1 win that gave the Mets a four-game season sweep of their older, more prestigious rival.