Mike Fiers has always been a late bloomer. He was a 22nd round pick in 2009, and was already 24 years old as his college career took some time due to injuries. He never ranked as a top prospect, and has logged 116 games and 483.1 innings in the Minor Leagues, despite making his MLB debut in 2011.
Lucas Duda hit a two-run homer, rookie Jacob deGrom pitched well into the seventh, and the New York Mets split a four-game series with the Milwaukee Brewers with a 2-0 win Sunday.
Lucas Duda hit a two-run home run in the top of the ninth inning to lead the New York Mets to a 3-2 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers on Friday night.
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By the end of his team’s latest deflating loss, Carlos Torres was punching himself in the head. Hard. It’s been that kind of month for the Mets.
Jonathan Lucroy hit a tiebreaking homer in a four-run 13th inning and the Milwaukee Brewers outlasted the New York Mets 5-1 on Thursday night after an unusual rain delay that lasted all of 3 minutes.
Jacob deGrom didn’t get much help from his teammates — or the umpires, for that matter. And that’s what led to an early exit for manager Terry Collins.
Jonathan Lucroy had three hits and Wily Peralta pitched into the seventh inning to send the Milwaukee Brewers past the slumping New York Mets 3-1 Wednesday night.
Taylor Teagarden hit a grand slam in his Mets debut, Daniel Murphy had a two-run shot and New York beat the Milwaukee Brewers 6-2 Tuesday night to snap a six-game skid.
Mark Reynolds had a game-ending RBI single with two outs in the ninth inning, and the Milwaukee Brewers overcame Francisco Rodriguez’s first blown save of the season for a 6-5 win Sunday over the New York Yankees.
Rickie Weeks hit a two-out RBI single after Jonathan Lucroy moved to third on a balk and the Milwaukee Brewers snapped a three-game skid with a 5-4 win Saturday over the New York Yankees.
Masahiro Tanaka pitched into the seventh inning, Yangervis Solarte hit a three-run homer and the New York Yankees beat the Milwaukee Brewers 5-3 on Friday night.
The Mets “wouldn’t rule him out” based on his infamous 2010 arrest at Citi Field, Newsday’s Marc Carig reported on Twitter. But Carig also cautioned it’s unclear whether K-Rod is actually “in the mix.”