Schwei's Mets Notes: Reflecting On Duda's Time In New York, And MoreThe Mets turned out to be both sellers and buyers as general manager Sandy Alderson dealt away Lucas Duda and Addison Reed and acquired AJ Ramos in the days and hours leading up to Monday's trade deadline.
Schwei's Mets Notes: Amazins' Embark On Long Trip Playing BetterAfter winning six games on their 10-game homestand, the New York Mets came out on top in the opener of their 10-game road trip, 5-3 in San Diego on Monday night.
Schwei's Mets Notes: Pesky Paul DeJong, Rough Sundays At Home, MoreAfter coming out of the All-Star break with two wins over the Colorado Rockies, the Mets have now dropped two straight vs. the Rockies and St. Louis Cardinals on their current 10-game homestand.
Schwei's Mets Notes: Conforto Set To Become One Of Youngest Position Players In Team History To Play In All-Star GameThe New York Mets will have just one representative at the 2017 All-Star Game on Tuesday night at Marlins Park in Miami: outfielder Michael Conforto, who is one of 23 first-time All-Stars at this year's Midsummer Classic.
Schwei’s Mets Notes: Experiencing Both Sides Of A Sweep On West CoastAfter being swept by the NL West-leading Dodgers in their four-game series in Los Angeles, the New York Mets swept the last-place Giants in the three-game weekend set in San Francisco.
Schwei's Mets Notes: Wheeler Shelled Again, Murphy's A Met Killer, MoreAfter losing three of four to the Washington Nationals, the New York Mets dropped the opener of their West Coast trip Monday night against the Los Angeles Dodgers.
Schwei's Mets Notes: Pitching, Pitching, Pitching Keys Latest Hot StreakThe Mets have won four straight games and five of their last six, thanks to their starting pitchers, who have allowed one run or fewer in each outing.
Schwei's Mets Notes: No Relief In Sight As Club Falls Well Below .500After showing signs of life by winning four out of five games, the New York Mets have dropped four of five to fall seven games below .500 for the second time this season.
Schwei's Mets Notes: Gsellman's Rare Feat At The Plate, DeGrom's Dominance In Pittsburgh And MoreAfter dropping two of three to San Diego last week the New York Mets have won three of four against Pittsburgh and Milwaukee.
Schwei's Mets Notes: Failure To Finish, DeGrom's Brilliance, Grandy's LongevityThe Mets rebounded from their season-high seven-game losing streak with two straight wins, but for the fourth time this season they failed to complete a three-game sweep.
Schwei’s Mets Notes: Holding Late Leads A Problem; Reyes Sees Action At 4th Position And MoreAfter getting back to .500 last week, the New York Mets have lost five consecutive games (one shy of their season-worst six-game skid) as their late-inning struggles continue.
Schwei’s Mets Notes: Walker Joins List Of Walk-Off Heroes Vs. Giants At Citi FieldNeil Walker’s two-out, RBI single in the bottom of the ninth inning Monday night lifted the Mets to a 4-3 win over the Giants. It was the seventh "walk-off" win for the Mets against San Francisco at Citi Field since the ballpark opened in 2009.
Schwei's Mets Notes: Sunday Loss To Nationals Was Historically UglyAfter putting an end to their six-game losing streak with two straight wins in Washington, the last-place Mets took a shellacking from the first-place Nationals on Sunday afternoon, allowing 23 hits in a 23-5 loss.
Schwei's Mets Notes: Daniel Murphy 'Slams' Former Team, While Gio Gonzalez Owns Citi FieldAfter beginning the season 7-3, the New York Mets have lost eight of their last nine games, including a three-game sweep by the Washington Nationals at Citi Field this past weekend.
Schwei's Mets Notes: Bruce's Fast Start And Some Late-Game AgonyJay Bruce continued his terrific April on Wednesday night by hitting a three-run home run in the sixth inning and a two-run shot in the eighth to lead the Mets to a 5-4 win over the Phillies.