The Mets have now lost seven straight games at Wrigley Field dating back to June 3, 2014. The skid is the second-longest losing streak at the “Friendly Confines” in team history.
Wilmer Flores hit a grand slam off Matt Garza from the No. 9 slot in the batting order, sparking a 10-run fourth inning and leading the New York Mets to a 14-1 romp over the Milwaukee Brewers on Saturday night.
Rockies shortstop Troy Tulowitzki might soon be on the trading block. But don’t expect the Mets to get him.
The Mets could certainly use a shortstop, though there are risks involved and acquiring him might not be practical.
That bed Mets GM Sandy Alderson made with Wilmer Flores is starting to feel awfully lumpy. He should at least change the sheets.
After New York beat Atlanta on Wednesday night to take the series, the former “Saturday Night Live” star took to Facebook to recap the win.
Harvey (2-0) was no doubt retaliating after Buchanan (0-2) plunked Wilmer Flores and Michael Cuddyer in the second inning, both on the left hand.
As the season starts, the Nationals are a popular pick to win their first World Series. Meanwhile, the Mets are looking to bump Washington off its perch. Talk about a juicy opening day matchup.
The big names for the New York Mets this season: Matt Harvey, David Wright, Tommy John.
Wilmer Flores had three hits, including a three-run homer, and the New York Mets routed an Atlanta Braves split squad 13-2 Friday.
The notorious Met killer, who burned the Amazin’s time and time again as a member of the Phillies from 2000 up until last season, admitted that he would have joined the Mets this winter.
The Mets are getting better with each passing year, and with most of their key players healthy they figure to have a decent shot at a playoff spot in 2015. But they are certainly not without their question marks.
If his position players don’t reward his faith, Alderson could be looking at another long year and, quite possibly, a spot on the unemployment line. And this time, it’ll be his own fault.
The Mets would have received shortstop Ian Desmond, the Nats would have received Ben Zobrist and Yunel Escobar and the Rays would have received Mets prospects.
The Mets are right back where they started. Wilmer Flores appears to be the team’s starting shortstop heading into spring training.