Ruben Tejada singled home the winning run with two outs in the ninth inning to give the New York Mets a 3-2 victory over Miami.
R.A. Dickey earned his 19th victory with a strong performance, Jason Bay and Scott Hairston homered and the New York Mets barely held on in the ninth inning for their second straight home win.
In the first two innings at Citi Field on Friday night, a team missed a popup and a fly ball, botched a grounder and threw a run-scoring wild pitch. In a surprise, the guilty club was the Miami Marlins, not the New York Mets.
Two of Dickey’s complete games and one of his shutouts have come against the Marlins. Let’s see if Dickey’s teammates can pick it up for him like he’s done for them so many times this season.
Like leader Ed Kranepool, all of Wright’s career hits have come as a member of the Mets.
Jason Bay hit his fifth career grand slam in the Mets’ five-run first inning and New York earned a three-game series sweep over the Miami Marlins with a 5-1 win on Sunday.
Dickey struck out seven and walked three in his NL-leading fifth complete game. The knuckleballer has three shutouts this year and six in his career.
It may not be what Mets fans want to hear, but Collins has his sights set on finishing in third place in the National League East ahead of the Phillies and Marlins.
Sure, Mets fans may be fretting over the rapid decline of their favorite team. But it doesn’t seem like manager Terry Collins will have to worry about his job status as New York plays through the stretch.
Sandy Alderson wants to keep David Wright and R.A. Dickey at Citi Field for the long-term.
A Dodgers-Yankees World Series has not been seen since Tommy Lasorda led the 1981 Dodgers to a six-game victory over the Yankees.
R.A. Dickey pitched a complete game for his 15th win, stopping Jose Reyes’ 26-game hitting streak as the Mets topped the Marlins, 6-1, on Thursday.
With its fences brought in, Citi Field was supposed to be an advantage for the Mets this season. And it was — for awhile. But now it seems New York can’t buy a win in Flushing.
When Jerry Recco began his first update of the morning with a cut from Yankees radio play-by-play man John Sterling, Craig was immediately reminded of an image of Sterling parading around the hotel in a bathrobe.
When Tim Tebow takes snaps at Jets practice, people tend to take notice, which was the case yesterday at Jets training camp up in Cortland, New York.