Matt Harvey pitched six solid innings for the Mets and regained the NL lead in strikeouts
Once Buck goes on paternity leave, d’Arnaud will join the Mets for three games before returning to Triple-A Las Vegas, according to the newspaper. He’ll then rejoin the team in September when rosters are expanded.
Cy Young? Maybe, maybe not. But Hiroki Kuroda has pitched well enough to dream. And Matt Harvey’s season speaks for itself. It would be nice if the year ended with a little positive history.
Matt Harvey (9-4) gave up four runs and eight hits in six innings, struck out three and walked two. The right-hander was coming off his first career shutout, pitching a four-hitter in a 5-0 win over Colorado on Aug. 7.
Flores is the third player in Mets history to collect nine or more RBIs in his first six games with the club.
If this was the end of May, the question would hold no interest of all. Of course, launch Collins. He was on the verge of losing the locker room. But things change during a baseball season.
The Mets want to ensure the 24-year-old’s arm is rested and protected for the future — and the team and “will not waver” from that strategy, the Daily News reported.
Matt Harvey tossed a four-hitter and prospect Wilmer Flores drove in three runs in the Mets’ 5-0 win over the Colorado Rockies’ on Wednesday evening.
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.
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.
Ryan Zimmerman homered with one out in the bottom of the ninth inning Friday night, lifting the Washington Nationals to a 2-1 victory over the New York Mets for a doubleheader split.
With the season nearly two-thirds completed, teams are now focusing their attention on the future. Here are some of the specific factors/questions that need to be considered.
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.
Once Derek Jeter retires — his suddenly balky body is hastening the process — and assuming Mariano Rivera makes good on his curtain call, Harvey will have Broadway to himself.