Found May 07, 2013 on
Mets Fan Club:
New York Mets
Chicago White Sox
TweetHow many times in Major League history has a starter pitched a complete game 1-hit shutout and failed to win the game? It happened tonight to Matt Harvey as he was masterful against the Chicago White Sox in a game the Mets eventually won 1-0 in 10 innings. Not only was Harvey pitching a no-hitter with 2 outs in the seventh inning, but he also had a perfect game as well before Alex Rios barely beat out a grounder to end Harvey’s no-hit bid.
And we mean “barely”. It took a great play by Ruben Tejada just to make the play close, as Rios just beat the throw and Ike Davis slammed his glove into the ground in disgust, almost knowing that would be the only chance the Sox would have to get a runner on base with Harvey on the mound. It also proved our theory that players always know when a pitcher’s tossing a no-hitter, despite when they always say they had no idea in post-game interviews. Liars! Harvey K’ed 12 and lowered his ERA to a remarkable 1.28, but let me ask you something: can ...
BEST OF MAXIM
AROUND THE WEB
Hey Sports fans. Great night to be a NY sports fan last night. Especially for the 3 of us that remember when the Islanders were good back when VCR’s were in vogue . I mean you had a great Knicks win, Islanders beating the Penguins at home to even the series and the Mutts winning 1-0 couldn’t have been better. Well if Harvey actually got a win that would have been nice. Matt Harvey was pretty
Matt Harvey, who pitches for the Mets, was very dialed in on Tuesday night as his Mets took on the Chicago White Sox. The 24-year-old flamethrower was so dialed in that he didn’t even realize that his nose was bleeding. The bloody nose definitely didn’t bother Harvey as he pitched a perfect first inning and had a strikeout.
Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Alex Rios’ two-out infield single was the only thing that stood between Matt Harvey and a perfect game.
Managers don’t usually say these things, but Terry Collins thought in the fifth inning Harvey was heading toward history. Even Harvey knew he was on Tuesday night.
HARVEY: Sniffs perfection. (AP)
“Everything was obviously working,’’ Harvey told reporters last night....
To be announced…
The Mets went 2-3 on their recent road trip. The club begins a six-game homestand tonight. New York is 7-8 at home this season. Saturday’s rain out in Atlanta is now scheduled for Tuesday, June 18 at 1:10 p.m. as part of a split doubleheader. That series is now a five-game series.
New York is 2-0 this year in Interleague play after...
It wasn’t a perfect game, but it was close. Matt Harvey gave up one hit in nine scoreless innings, and Bobby Parnell threw a 1-2-3 tenth, as the Mets beat the Chicago White Sox, 1-0, tonight at Citi Field.
HARVEY: Over comes bloody nose to stuff White Sox. (AP)
ON THE MOUND: Harvey struck out a career-high 12 and didn’t walk a hitter. … Combined with Parnell, Mets pitchers...
Once upon a time, not so long ago, the Mets had a top ten prospect named Zack Wheeler who was deemed the heir apparent to their oft-maligned rotation. It had to be Wheeler, who would assume the role of staff ace. Especially with the controversial trade of surprising knuckleballer, RA Dickey. It seemed unanimous that Wheeler, his high nineties fastball, and array of formidable...
Just to be clear: New York Mets pitcher Matt Harvey will be at Citi Field on Wednesday night, not Madison Square Garden.
All season, longtime Mets spokesman Jay Horwitz has sent out playful notes on his new Twitter account that are totally untrue. There was one, for example, about the Mets playing a tripleheader after snowouts at Colorado.
His latest message caused more of a commotion...
Matt Harvey was a prospect you heard about from the New York Mets but Zack Wheeler has been the bigger name. Wheeler is still down in the minors and has even been struggling at the beginning of this year. Harvey was called up last year and has never looked back, he continues to get better and could even be an All Star this season. It is his rookie season, his first full year...
Matt Harvey and Zack Wheeler headline a handful of budding young pitchers who hope to one day bring the New York Mets organization back to relevance again. Harvey, in his first full season, is doing his best to do just that–as exemplified by his near-perfect, nine shutout frames in Tuesday night’s walk-off victory by the Whitestone kid, Mike Baxter–and Wheeler is knocking...
DAVID WRIGHT, 3B
MMO PLAYER OF THE WEEK
David Wright copped his third MMO Player of the Week honor after what may have been his most productive week of the season.
The feisty third baseman had a few run-ins the umps this past week which is something we don’t see too much of from him, but it’s what a player does in the box score that matters most for this weekly staple at MMO...
The White Sox wrap up their eight game road trip with the team’s first ever trip to Citi Field in New York to take on the Mets. The Sox 3-3 on the trip thus far after losing two of three in Kansas City, but they were able to avoid the sweep with a come from behind win Monday afternoon.
The Mets are 12-16 on the year and are returning home after an abbreviated five game road...
Tuesday started with Chris Carlin and Bob Ojeda doing the Mets myriad of pre-game shows (Pre Game Live at 6:30, First Pitch at 6:00, Pre First Pitch at 5:30, Screamin' Ojeda's Cooking Recipes at 5:00, David Wright Finds a Parking Space at 4:30, so on and so forth) live from Citi Field instead of their usual cozy corner of the studio. I'm still not 100% sure...
Tonight’s #Mets lineup vs. RHP Jake Peavy: Valdespin 8, Murphy 4, Wright 5, Duda 7, Buck 2, Baxter 9, Davis 3, Tejada 6, Hefner 1.— Jorge Castillo (@jorgeccastillo) May 8, 2013
5/8 @whitesox lineup at @metsDe Aza LFRamirez SSRios RFGillaspie 3BKonerko 1BWise CFGreene 2BFlowers CPeavy P
— MLBLineups (@mlblineups) May 8, 2013
Lets go Mets! Beautiful evening here tonight at Citifield...