New York Mets
With the way he’s pitching, deGrom sees no reason to stop now even though New York might want to keep the Rookie of the Year candidate under 185 innings for the season.
Lucas Duda hit a two-run homer, Zack Wheeler pitched six scoreless innings and the New York Mets beat the struggling Atlanta Braves 5-0 on Friday night.
“It would be huge for us. It would be a tremendous accomplishment — especially where we’re sitting right now with guys going down right and left around here,” manager Terry Collins said.
Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig’s latest stop on his ballpark farewell tour turned testy over his unyielding support of the New York Mets’ ownership.
The Mets denied making any official alterations to their logo, but that didn’t stop fans from reacting harshly once the team reverted to its original avatar.
The rookie whiffed eight consecutive Miami Marlins to begin the game at Citi Field, matching the mark set by Jim Deshaies of the Houston Astros against the Los Angeles Dodgers on Sept. 23, 1986.
Mets manager Terry Collins could hardly contain his excitement, saying the club tried to keep Harvey at about 80 percent effort, and the All-Star still looked “very, very good.”
Jacob deGrom struck out his first eight batters to match a major league record before the Miami Marlins finally started making contact Monday night and rallied late for a 6-5 victory over the New York Mets.
Dillon Gee has now made over 100 starts for the Mets, something only 22 other pitchers have done in club history.
Assuming nothing drastic happens over the final two weeks of the season — such as deGrom allowing eight runs in consecutive starts — the right-hander should edge the speedy Hamilton.
Juan Lagares hit a go-ahead double and the New York Mets made it stand up, ending a 12-game home skid against Washington.
Backman, the manager of the Triple-A Las Vegas 51s, will join the big club’s coaching staff on September 19 and stay with the team through the end of the season.
As far as anyone knows, Mets brass have yet to consider the possibility. But here it is, anyway. Unloading David Wright in the offseason, once unthinkable, might not be a bad idea.
“Everything is healthy. I think I’ll probably get one or two more bullpens. We haven’t been on radar guns, (but) everything feels normal.”
The lawsuit claims the club recognized and rewarded former VP of ticket sales Leigh Castergine until she learned she was pregnant in August 2013.