The players like Murphy. The fans like Murphy. We’ll see in the next couple of weeks how much the rest of the league likes him.
What will they do at the trade deadline? That’s the question that will follow the Yankees and Mets around once the All-Star break ends.
According to a report, not only will the Mets entertain offers for veteran pitcher Bartolo Colon, but they will look to upgrade at both shortstop and left field.
It wasn’t exactly State of the Mets, but G.M. Sandy Alderson – after a 1-6 road trip and watching his team lose 7 of 8 games – met the media prior to Friday night’s start of a 10-game homestand.
The Mets entered their series finale in Atlanta on Wednesday 37-47 and general manager Sandy Alderson said a course of action would be charted out over the next 10 days to two weeks.
It’s late-June, and I have stopped watching games. I’m done. It’s just too infuriating, too maddening, too depressing, too boring.
Injured center fielder Juan Lagares is expected to return to the Mets on Thursday when New York takes on the Pirates. So who gets sent down — or sent packing?
Here are the Mets, playing more like Single-A than MLB, performing before empty seats at Citi Field, just five games off the lead. One good streak, and the season could look totally different.
“The notion that this team is all of a sudden, next year, going to be locked and loaded to win is becoming more comical day by day,” Carton said.
The former top prospect is 12-for-29 (.414) with five home runs, 10 RBIs and two doubles. He’s drawn three walks, scored eight runs and struck out only twice. His on-base percentage? A ridiculous .485.
General manager Sandy Alderson said there is nothing wrong with Matt Harvey. In fact the 25-year-old’s recovery might have been going too well.
It’s nothing new in these parts. Mets have become the heel against which the loose shoe rubs. Only numbness exists along with a patch of ugly derma.
The Mets are in freefall, but manager Terry Collins isn’t on the hot seat, according to the Daily News. At least not yet.
Most fans would say the Mets’ ownership has a spending problem. That is, they’re not doing enough of it. But do they also have a meddling problem?
Between prized prospects getting hurt and hitting coaches getting fired, there’s been a lot of elbowing around the Amazin’s these days.