“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.
That sound you just heard was a collective exhale from Queens and beyond.
Fired hitting coach Dave Hudgens says players have been “trying too hard” at Citi Field — and not just because of the ballpark’s pitcher-friendly dimensions.
Terry Collins probably said it best after Monday’s brutal loss and subsequent firing of hitting coach Dave Hudgens: “S— happens.” But then again, a lot of #*!@ happens to these Mets.
Matt Harvey is many things — headstrong, determined, even stubborn. But he’s also apparently very convincing, so much so that he may actually talk the Mets into allowing him to pitch this season.
The Red Sox have signed Stephen Drew to a one-year deal, according to WFAN/CBSSports.com baseball insider Jon Heyman.
The Mets just continue to provide talk-show hosts and comedians with material.
Right-handed pitcher Rafael Montero — arguably the Mets’ No. 2 prospect behind Noah Syndergaard — will make his major-league debut on Wednesday against the Yankees at Citi Field.
It seems like the Mets are determined to exhaust every possible option on their roster to find a closer. Jeurys Familia may be the next in line.