A minor league player for the Milwaukee Brewers has become the first openly gay player on a team affiliated with Major League Baseball.
Just when it looked like Carlos Gomez was coming back to Queens, something scuttled the deal.
Carlos Gomez scored the tiebreaking run in the seventh inning when outfielder Michael Cuddyer misplayed a double off the wall.
A three-game series with the Brewers and their dismal pitching staff might be at least a temporary elixir for the Mets’ woes on the road.
One stumbling block could be the Mets’ willingness to take on the bulk of the money remaining on the Brewers third baseman’s contract, about $8.8 million.
Prized Mets pitching prospect Noah Syndergaard earned his first major league win, the success tempered when he beaned Carlos Gomez with a 96 mph fastball, and New York beat the Milwaukee Brewers 5-1 Sunday.
Wilmer Flores hit a grand slam off Matt Garza from the No. 9 slot in the batting order, sparking a 10-run fourth inning and leading the New York Mets to a 14-1 romp over the Milwaukee Brewers on Saturday night.
Ryan Braun homered twice and lead Kyle Lohse and the Milwaukee Brewers to a 7-0 victory over the slumping New York Mets on Friday.
One full month of the MLB season is in the books, what are the biggest surprises?
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.
Let’s look at the 10 biggest MLB first-half pleasant and unpleasant surprises.
Sometimes a team’s best players don’t make the All-Star team. Here are the National League’s mid-season team MVPs.
If you’re in the mood for a road trip, or simply want to come out to support your local team, make your next stop a minor league baseball game at one of these fan favorite stadiums.