“Not too bad for a bunch of chickens,” Nick Swisher said after his big home run Sunday night, eager to take a shot at Mets closer Frank Francisco.
Boomer and Craig were pleasantly surprised when Miguel Batista called in on the hotline.
The Mets shuffled their rotation following Johan Santana’s no-hitter and recalled infielder Josh Satin from Triple-A Buffalo on Sunday to replace injured outfielder Mike Baxter on the roster.
Plenty of no-name Mets are contributing to the Amazins’ unexpected rise toward becoming NL East contenders.
The Mets have again peered over the ledge of their season and pulled themselves away from the craggy route to the bottom.
David Wright’s impressive start this season not only has the Mets third basman atop the majors in batting average but climbing nearer to the top of the club’s all-time leaderboards.
The New York Mets placed right-hander Miguel Batista on the 15-day disabled list Sunday and recalled right-hander Chris Schwinden.
New York lost for the sixth time in nine games and saw starter Miguel Batista leave with a sore lower back.
Miguel Batista left Saturday’s start against the Blue Jays after just two innings because of a sore lower back.
Miguel Batista pitched seven shutout innings of four-hit ball and Daniel Murphy supplied the offense, sending the surprising New York Mets to a 3-1 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers on Monday night.
Lucas Duda had a tiebreaking, two-out RBI single in the seventh and the New York Mets took advantage of Philadelphia’s defensive blunder, beating the Phillies 7-4 on Tuesday night.
Tim Lincecum posted his first win of the season despite another uneven performance, Nate Schierholtz and Buster Posey homered and the San Francisco Giants beat the New York Mets 6-1 Monday in the first game of a doubleheader.
The game between the San Francisco Giants and New York Mets has been postponed because of rain and rescheduled as part of a single-admission doubleheader on Monday beginning at 4:10 p.m.
The wheels fell off for the Mets as they gave up 5 unearned runs during the 8th and lost to the Phillies 8-2 on Sunday.
Sandy Alderson had a vision going into the offseason, and that was to re-shape the bullpen. So far, it has worked wonders.