New York Mets
The New York Mets return home this week to face division rivals Philadelphia and Miami following a lost weekend in Pittsburgh.
We needn’t spend today in mourning. But neither should we pass it off as just another holiday. Enjoy the games and the grub. Just leave some time to remember.
Wright hasn’t played since mid-April. He originally went on the disabled list with hamstring trouble, then developed a back issue.
Gerrit Cole struck out 10 over 8 1-3 dominant innings to outduel New York Mets rookie Noah Syndergaard and lift the Pittsburgh Pirates to a 4-1 win Friday night.
Jacob deGrom retired his final 23 batters following a first-inning single, and Lucas Duda hit two long homers to nearly the same spot Thursday during the Mets’ 5-0 victory over the Cardinals.
Coupled with Washington’s victory over the Yankees, the Mets’ loss on Wednesday dropped them out of first place in the NL East for the first time since April 14.
Matt Adams hit a long three-run homer, Jason Heyward also connected and the St. Louis Cardinals enjoyed their second consecutive offensive outburst.
Collins, who will turn 66 next week, is a baseball lifer. He’s managed all over the country — and across the ocean — and he’s not looking to make another stop.
Prior to getting injured, d’Arnaud was off to a red-hot start. In 11 games he hit .317 with two home runs and 10 RBIs.
It seems everyone, including my treasonous editors, have demanded a public apology from yours truly.
Pinch-hitter John Mayberry Jr. had an RBI infield hit with one out in the bottom of the 14th inning, lifting the New York Mets to a 2-1 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Monday night.
According to WFAN’s Craig Carton, the Mets were rebuffed when they asked the school to buy 5,000 tickets.
Avoiding an offensive face-plant will be harder than it seems. The injuries, most recently Dilson Herrera’s broken finger while taking a throw during pregame drills, are mounting.
The Mets have now lost seven straight games at Wrigley Field dating back to June 3, 2014. The skid is the second-longest losing streak at the “Friendly Confines” in team history.
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.