Plenty of no-name Mets are contributing to the Amazins’ unexpected rise toward becoming NL East contenders.
Jeremy Hefner earned his first victory in the majors, highlighting the occasion by homering for his first big league hit as the New York Mets beat the Philadelphia Phillies 6-3 on a rainy Tuesday night.
Scott Hairston and Vinny Rottino each hit tying two-run homers for the Mets, who had a three-game winning streak end.
Johan Santana dazzled the Padres as he earned a complete game shutout on Saturday. The Mets won 9-0.
J.P. Arencibia and Rajai Davis each hit two home runs, Yan Gomes hit his first career homer and the Toronto Blue Jays routed the New York Mets 14-5 on Friday night.
Cody Ransom hit a two-run homer and a go-ahead single in the eighth inning to help the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the Mets 5-4 on Friday night, handing New York its fourth straight loss.
According to the Elias Sports Bureau, Sunday was the second victory in franchise history in which the Mets allowed a pair of game-tying home runs in the eighth inning or later.
The Mets won an 11-inning thriller on Sunday as they defeated the Rockies, 6-5 at Coors Field.
New York lost 18-9 to the Colorado Rockies on Friday night, done in by six errors and an 11-run inning by the Rockies that overwhelmed the offensive display by Scott Hairston, who hit for the cycle.
The wheels fell off for the Mets as they gave up 5 unearned runs during the 8th and lost to the Phillies 8-2 on Sunday.
R.A. Dickey threw seven sharp innings, Jason Bay hit a two-run homer and the New York Mets beat Cliff Lee and the Philadelphia Phillies 5-2 on Friday night.
Whether he attempted to send a message to his team or simply lost control is up for interpretation, but what’s indisputable is that Terry Collins is not a happy camper at the moment.
“He’s very, very aware that if he goes down for three weeks, we’ve got problems,” said Collins.
Ike Davis says he feels fine after being diagnosed with Vally Fever. Meanwhile, David Wright told reporters that he would play if it was Opening Day.
Ike Davis, David Wright and the Mets continue to be hit by hard luck with their latest ailments.