The Mets are hoping that the last series of the season — which could end up being massively important — won’t have any bearing on the postseason.
New fan favorite Wilmer Flores hit a leadoff homer in the 12th inning to give the New York Mets a 2-1 victory over the Washington Nationals on Friday night.
Now with the Amazin’s, the 30-year-old is chasing his former team. And he sees no reason why the Mets can’t catch Bryce Harper and Co.
Michael Taylor had a two-run single in the eighth inning, Danny Espinosa followed with an RBI double and the Washington Nationals rallied from three runs down to beat the Mets 4-3 on Wednesday.
Nationals third baseman Yunel Escobar went down swinging — literally — in Wednesday’s game against the Mets.
As manager Terry Collins knows all too well by now, it’s tough to get victories day in and day out if you don’t manage to get runners home.
Carpenter was designated for assignment by the Yankees on June 3, after going 0-1 with a 4.82 ERA in 22 games this season.
Denard Span had a run-scoring infield hit with two outs in the 11th inning, and the Washington Nationals snapped the New York Yankees’ seven-game winning streak with a 5-4 victory Wednesday.
Iona College right-hander Mariano Rivera III, son of the former Yankees closer, was drafted in the fourth round Tuesday by the Washington Nationals.
Ryan Zimmerman’s two-run shot with two outs in the 10th inning off Yankees closer Andrew Miller lifted the Washington Nationals to an 8-6 comeback victory over AL East-leading New York on Tuesday night.
Do the Yankees need A-Rod in the lineup as they begin a two-game series with the Nationals on Tuesday? You tell me. They’ve lost five out of six.
Weekend series against Washington and its stingy starting rotation. Wrong time for the Mets to hit a serious slump at the plate.
Gio Gonzalez struck out nine in seven crisp innings on one of his favorite mounds, outpitching Jonathon Niese to lead the Washington Nationals over the New York Mets 1-0 Saturday night.
Matt Harvey outpitched Max Scherzer, barely, and the New York Mets backed their ace with a lot of fancy fielding before breaking away from the Washington Nationals 4-0 Friday night.
Wilmer Flores and the Mets seemed to be off to such a perfect start Thursday night. Then the shaky shortstop made yet another error, fumbling away a routine double-play grounder, and things quickly unraveled.