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The Los Angeles Dodgers were in town this weekend, and they wound up sweeping the hapless Mets, and putting the good guys under .500 for the first time this season. It was an awful start to the homestand especially after a 1-5 road trip to start the second half. Oh and by the way, here came the Nationals. Without further ado, here are the 3 Ups (be that as it may), and the 3 Downs from this series.
Jon Niese: Jon Niese comes in at number one for a real solid performance on Sunday afternoon. Niese only gave up three runs, which most times is good enough to win. Niese also handed in the only quality outing by a starter this weekend going seven innings, lasting long enough to get a few at bats and draw a walk to improve his OBP to .343 for the season!
Daniel Murphy: Murph had a four hit game on Friday night, and another on on Sunday. I don’t understand why Terry didn’t start Murph on Saturday. I like Terry, but sometimes I think he over-manages ...
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Through the use of the scorecard, let’s take a look at how Daniel Murphy did during the week ending Sunday, July 22nd:
Murphy showed us again why he is a valuable piece to our club. Aside from David Wright he...
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Charlotte 11, Buffalo 0
By Connor O’Brien
The Charlotte Knights beat the Buffalo Bisons last night by a score of 11-0. Matt Harvey took the mound looking to impress the big league club with a solid performance. Instead, Harvey had a very rough night. Harvey was decent early on, allowing only a first-inning...
Oh no, not another Joe D. game recap…
Embrace the horror my friends. Nothing we do now will change anything. The time to strike was when the Mets were winning and they needed a general manager who could sustain that glorious run when the Mets never spent a day under ,500 and staked a solid claim on the National League Wild Card. You snooze, you lose. Sandman fell asleep at the...
The Mets announced that Matt Harvey will be on the taxi squad for tomorrows game, he will be activated on Tuesday, and will start Thursday’s game against the Diamondbacks in Phoenix.
Who Love’s Ya Baby!
Original Post 7/21
Many Mets fans who are anxiously awaiting for the team to promote pitching prospect Matt Harvey from Triple-A Buffalo to join the Mets rotation, may...
Matt Harvey (credits below) The Mets promote two young hurlers and a rookie has become the most consistent starting pitcher in Cleveland. SP- ZACH McCALLISTER (CLEVELAND)- The 6'6" 24 year old righty has been solid since he was recalled to the majors in late June. In his last five starts he is 3-1 with a 2.61 ERA. For the season Zach is 4-2 with a 3.21 ERA avearaging...
The New York Mets entered Sunday’s game having won one of their previous eight games since the ALl Star Game in Kansas City. The game made it tied into the top of the 12th inning tied at three until the Los Angeles Dodgers scored five times in the inning to win by a score of 8-3. With the loss the Mets fall below the .500 water mark for the first time in 2012 after starting...
They fought as they always do, but this time a ninth-inning rally to tie the game prevent an inevitable loss, or the humbling reality that came along with the defeat. The New York Mets, a feel-good, scrappy story throughout the first half, have fallen below .500 for the first time all season. The players were left grasping for answers after Sunday's 8-3, 12-inning loss to...
The Mets look to return to the win column today as they take on the Dodgers for game three of the series. Yesterday’s game was rather “blah” so no point in recapping it. Anyway, Niese gets the start today as he takes on Nathan Eovaldi of the Dodgers:
Niese is 7-4 on the season with a 3.58 ERA over 18 starts and 110.2 innings of work. Jon rebounded really nicely in his last...
I think it’s safe to say the Dog Days have arrived – that all-too-familiar time when one day runs into the next and it seems like no one has any energy. People get edgier this time of year, tempers shorten and frustration lengthens. If you’re a fan of the Mets, the Dog Days started just before the All-Star Game. Talk about being edgy and frustrated…
The Mets have returned...
You read that correctly. ESPN.com is reporting that the Los Angeles Dodgers have landed premier third baseman Hanley Ramirez and reliever Randy Choate for Nathan Eovaldi and minor leaguer Scott McGough. The All-Star third baseman will switch coasts as the Dodgers work Ramirez in the 4th year of his 6 year contract. This, almost needless to say, is a major upgrade to the Dodgers...
NEW YORK -- One hit came after the other in the top of the 10th inning for Washington, suddenly leaving the New York Mets so far from a win it became hard to see how close they once had been. Just like the defeats that have piled up recently, Monday night's 8-2 loss to the Washington Nationals left the Mets trying to recognize the team that once threatened to challenge Washington...
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Adam Wainwright's first two RBIs of the season helped knock out Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw in the sixth inning in a game that began in 103-degree heat as the St. Louis Cardinals ended Los Angeles' five-game winning streak with an 8-2 victory on Tuesday night.
Wainwright (8-10) allowed two runs and seven hits with seven strikeouts in 7 1-3 innings. Wainwright...