Early home runs from Mike Baxter and Scott Hairston weren’t enough support for starting pitcher Jon Niese as the Mets dropped the series finale against the Phillies and had their four-game winning streak snapped.
Bryce Harper had a home run and a triple, and Danny Espinosa homered to lift the Washington Nationals to a 5-2 victory against the New York Mets on Sunday.
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.
Hairston planned to relax and watch a little television when he got back to the hotel. He’ll go sleep thinking he will remain with New York the rest of the season.
Matt Harvey dazzled in his major league debut, holding Arizona to three hits and striking out 11 over 5 1-3 innings in the New York Mets’ 3-1 win over the Diamondbacks on Thursday night.
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.
Miguel Batista was chased after three innings as the Mets lost to the Dodgers 8-5 on Saturday.
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.
David Ross homered and drove in four runs, Chipper Jones also connected and the Atlanta Braves survived a crisis at shortstop to beat the New York Mets 7-5 on Friday night.
The Mets’ defense betrayed them on Sunday night as they lost to the Dodgers 8-3.
17 runs. Bonanza!!! Ever since demolishing Tampa Bay in Florida, the Mets had averaged just a measly 3.4 runs per game over the next 11 while losing 7 of them, so Wednesday must have seemed like Christmas to them.
Daniel Murphy homered twice, Scott Hairston hit a grand slam and David Wright drove in five runs to lead the New York Mets to a 17-1 rout of the Chicago Cubs on Wednesday.
The Mets nearly shut out the Orioles for the third straight day. Wilson Betemit hit a two-run homer in the eighth and Steve Pearce drew a bases-loaded walk in the ninth before Brian Roberts grounded out to end it.
The nightmare continues for Bay, who must be feeling like he is living his own personal “Groundhog Day.” He was once again hurt trying to make an aggressive defensive play, which is the only way he knows how to play the game.
Terry Collins was worried that the error David Wright just made could lead to trouble. With the way the Yankees have hit this month, who could blame him?