Murphy is the third second baseman in club history to be selected for the MLB All-Star Game.
Yoenis Cespedes hit a three-run double, slumping Brandon Moss had a two-run homer and the Oakland Athletics jumped all over an ineffective Zack Wheeler in an 8-5 win over the New York Mets on Wednesday night.
Here are the Mets, playing more like Single-A than MLB, performing before empty seats at Citi Field, just five games off the lead. One good streak, and the season could look totally different.
Zack Wheeler tossed his first shutout and made David Wright’s first-inning home run hold up in the New York Mets’ 1-0 victory over the Miami Marlins on Thursday night.
Gregor Blanco doubled, singled and drove in three runs, and the surging San Francisco Giants beat the New York Mets 6-4 on Sunday for their fifth consecutive win.
It’s fantastic that the Mets have a wealth of pitching. But do you know what else it is? Infuriating.
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Chris Young hit a two-run homer and Zack Wheeler struck out nine in 6 1-3 innings to lead the New York Mets to a 4-1 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Thursday night in the opener of a rare five-game series.
Wilson Ramos drove in four runs and Ian Desmond homered to help Jordan Zimmermann and the Washington Nationals beat the New York Mets 6-3 on Sunday.
The New York Mets surprisingly slugged their way to their longest winning streak over the New York Yankees.
The New York Mets suddenly rallied for three runs in the ninth inning against Philadelphia’s improvised bullpen, then ended a five-game skid by beating the Phillies 5-4 Sunday on Ruben Tejada’s single in the 11th.
Marcell Ozuna hit a sacrifice fly with one out in the ninth inning, and the Marlins completed a three-game sweep of the Mets by winning 1-0 Wednesday.
The commish has no doubt about the stability of the Mets’ franchise, even if others do. And the team has been playing well. Well, at least they were — until they got to Colorado.
This can all blow up in Terry Collins’ face over the next few days, weeks or months. But for now, he can’t argue with what his starters have done lately.
The Mets’ opening series against Washington produced some frightful figures fans can fret over. But manager Terry Collins insists his team is better than their 0-3 start would indicate.