I’ll never be critical of Terry Collins, or anyone else who sets a team goal that involves winning baseball games. Isn’t that why he’s the manager?
Mets fans can accept the losing if it comes with passion, fire and maximum effort. But what they can’t accept is the perception that players are too tired to play or have lost interest in playing.
Collin McHugh pitched two-hit ball over seven scoreless innings for the Mets in his Major League debut, but the Colorado Rockies completed their second straight four-game sweep of New York with a 1-0 victory on Thursday.
The Mets won by a whisker on Sunday night as they held off a late Braves comeback to win 6-5.
R.A. Dickey pitched a complete game for his 15th win, stopping Jose Reyes’ 26-game hitting streak as the Mets topped the Marlins, 6-1, on Thursday.
Matt Harvey and the Mets got roughed up by the Padres on Sunday. San Diego scored five runs off Harvey in five innings and won 7-3.
Jeremy Hefner gave the Mets six solid innings as they defeated the Padres 6-2 on Saturday night.
Carlos Quentin scored the go-ahead run in the seventh inning when he knocked the ball out of catcher Josh Thole’s glove, and the San Diego Padres beat the New York Mets 3-1 on Friday night.
Ruben Tejada was the Mets’ hero on Wednesday as the Mets defeated the Giants 2-1.
Harvey’s start to his major league career is giving the Mets hope that the future could be bright. If only the present was so pretty.
Mets fans are upset and feeling sorry for themselves these days because the club has lost 10 of their last 11 games, falling 5 1/2 games behind in their chase for a playoff spot.
The Mets were swept by the Dodgers and lost in extra innings on Sunday. For the first time this season, the Mets are below .500.
A power surge is staring the Mets right in the face. They’d be foolish not to take advantage of the free-swinging Valdespin, and they must do it NOW.
There is no sugarcoating the recently completed Mets road trip, as losing five-of-six to division opponents is unacceptable on a number of levels. But there is plenty of fight left in this team.
David Wright homered twice and had five RBIs and R.A. Dickey won his league-leading 13th game as the New York Mets snapped a six-game losing streak.