Even as they aim to win the NL East, the New York Mets are minding their future.
Michael Cuddyer atoned for a costly misplay in the field by delivering the tie-breaking RBI single Sunday afternoon as the New York Mets salvaged the finale of a three-game series.
Michael Cuddyer hit a go-ahead two-run, pinch-hit single in the sixth inning and Noah Syndergaard finally won on the road as the New York Mets beat the Philadelphia Phillies.
One streak ended, one streak remained intact. Neither of those developments was good for the Mets.
Curtis Granderson and Kelly Johnson each homered and drove in three runs, powering the New York Mets to a 12-3 rout of the Colorado Rockies that completed a four-game sweep Thursday.
The Mets are getting their just rewards.
The New York Mets finished off one of their most eventful and memorable homestands ever in a virtual tie atop the National League East.
Jordan Zimmermann gave up three home runs in a span of five pitches, a sudden power strike that sent the Mets past Washington 5-2 Sunday night for a three-game sweep.
Noah Syndergaard retired his first 18 batters in the rookie’s latest overpowering performance, and the New York Mets got two-run homers from Lucas Duda and Curtis Granderson to beat the San Diego Padres.
Nationals third baseman Yunel Escobar went down swinging — literally — in Wednesday’s game against the Mets.
Jhonny Peralta hit a tiebreaking home run in the sixth inning, Lance Lynn outdueled Noah Syndergaard and the St. Louis Cardinals held on for a 3-2 victory over the New York Mets on Friday night.
“They’re way better,” Smoltz said in regard to the Mets’ rotation. “They’ve got more talent than we could ever have.”
Noah Syndergaard struck out a career-high 13 in eight overpowering innings, and the New York Mets got consecutive homers from slumping sluggers Lucas Duda and Michael Cuddyer.
“I think this one, in 2016, could match any rotation the Mets have ever put out there. That’s how much confidence and ability I think they possess.”
Noah Syndergaard pitched eight sharp innings and the light-hitting New York Mets got exactly the help they needed when Johnny Cueto suddenly lost the strike zone, edging the Cincinnati Reds 2-1 Friday night.