It’s all about windows. The Yanks’ is closing, and not just because of the Alex Rodriguez mess. The windows around Citi Field are wide open.
The Mets have agreed to a deal with starting pitcher Daisuke Matsuzaka, sources have told WFAN/CBSSports.com baseball insider Jon Heyman.
There will be fresh optimism when the Mets take the field on Opening Day in 2014, thanks to the Amazin’s dynamic duo of Matt Harvey and Zack Wheeler. Citi Field will no longer be the setting of gloomy Septembers and quiet Octobers.
The Mets host the NL East-leading Braves and the AL Central-leading Tigers this week. The Mets are 6 and 7 so far this season against Atlanta, going 3 and 4 in the games played at Citi Field.
In just his 11th big league start, Zack Wheeler joined some pretty good company in the Mets’ record book. How about Nolan Ryan and Pedro Martinez good?
Once Buck goes on paternity leave, d’Arnaud will join the Mets for three games before returning to Triple-A Las Vegas, according to the newspaper. He’ll then rejoin the team in September when rosters are expanded.
If this was the end of May, the question would hold no interest of all. Of course, launch Collins. He was on the verge of losing the locker room. But things change during a baseball season.
The Mets had an all-time record 46-20 against the Rockies at Shea Stadium, including an 18-2 mark vs. Colorado in the final 20 games between the two clubs at Shea.
Zack Wheeler lost for the first time in six starts. He gave up four runs – three earned – and issued five walks.
Baseball’s trading deadline came and went without any movement from the Mets.
Marlins reliever Chad Qualls took a tumble after escaping late trouble, but Miami stumbled in the 10th inning when John Buck hit a tiebreaking two-run single that lifted the New York Mets to a 4-2 win Tuesday night.
Terry Collins’ contract will expire at the end of the season. I’m not suggesting that Fred Wilpon should give him a four-year extension. But I’d like to see him finally have a chance with a team that’s built to contend.
John Buck drove in three runs and Zack Wheeler beat the Atlanta Braves for the second time in seven major league starts, sending the New York Mets to a 7-4 victory Thursday.
Once Derek Jeter retires — his suddenly balky body is hastening the process — and assuming Mariano Rivera makes good on his curtain call, Harvey will have Broadway to himself.
Gonzalez Germen came out of the bullpen to bail out fellow rookie Zack Wheeler and help the Mets hold off the Phillies 5-4.