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Eric Young Jr.
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Dillon Gee beat Washington for the third time this season and the New York Mets scored the go-ahead run when third baseman Ryan Zimmerman and shortstop Ian Desmond made errors on the same strange play to top the Nationals 5-1 Saturday.
Daniel Murphy delivered three hits and first baseman Josh Satin started a pair of nifty double plays for the Mets. The Nationals fell back to .500, losing to the team with the worst home record in the majors.
Gee (6-7) limited Washington to one run in six innings, working around six hits and three walks.
The right-hander has excelled against the Nationals, permitting just two runs in 18 2-3 innings this year while accounting for half of his win total. He's 6-1 lifetime against them - Gee hasn't beaten any other opponent more than three times.
Taylor Jordan (0-1) lasted 4 1-3 innings in his big league debut. He was promoted from Double-A earlier in the day and gave up three runs, although a pair of errors by Zimmerman helped make two of the...
BEST OF MAXIM
With the All Star game a little more than two weeks away, prospective Mets’ all-star hopefuls have two more weeks to showcase their skills for the Mid-Summer Classic, which, as you all should know, is being held at Citi Field. The last time the Mets hosted the All-Star game was back in 1964.
Just how cool would it be if—even in this sub-satisfactory season—on July 16, when...
From SB Nation’s “Purple Row” Blog:
“Please let’s win this game”
“Yep, EY2 has offically won the game for the Mets already.”
“No David Wright! Huzzah! ”
“2 pitches in and the Mets announcer have already called it Mile High Stadium”
“Time zone fail. Thought this game started at 5:10 my time, missed the top of the 1st.”
“So did the mets...
PLAYING IT SAFE
The Mets are reportedly planning to shut down ace Matt Harvey because of a Stephen Strasburg-style innings cap. He has been their best pitcher this season.
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Eric Young extended his hitting streak to seven games last night, one shy of his career-high. Young is hitting .419 (13-31) during that current stretch. Young’s career-best is an eight-game hitting streak, September 6-13, 2010.
Since joining the Mets on June 19, Young is batting .359 (14-39) with five runs scored, four doubles and six RBI. He has taken to the Mets and to left...
The Mets lost to the Nationals tonight by a score of 6-4 at Citi Field. Matt Harvey started the game and was, of course, fantastic, pitching 7 innings of 1-run ball and striking out 11 Washington hitters. Ross Detwiler was pretty good as well for the Nationals, giving up 3 runs (2 earned) in 5 innings of work.
The Mets struck first in the bottom of the fourth when David Wright scored...
"You can’t explain it. It was an uplifting game last night, and today was a downer." (Davey Johnson, via Washington Post, 6/29/2013)
Mets 5, Nationals 1: Taylor Jordan gets the "2013 Washington Nationals Starter" treatement from his teammates in his Major League debut. Meaning: he did his job, but got no help from his teammates. At least he gets to bring...
There really is something special about going to Citi Field on a day when Matt Harvey pitches.
If the Mets are in the midst of yet another miserable season, you’d never know it. Walking into Friday’s game, the excitement and buzz over what the main attraction was truly overwhelming. Families and friends all bustled towards the main gate, eager to be seated and ready for the game’s...
Gio Gonzalez pitched seven shutout innings, Ian Desmond homered off a backup catcher and the Washington Nationals roughed up rookie Zack Wheeler and the New York Mets 13-2 Sunday for a much-needed road-series win.
Adam LaRoche homered and Desmond and Denard Span had RBI doubles in a four-run second to spoil Wheeler's home debut, which became such a laugher that catcher Anthony...
Washington Nationals' outfielder Bryce Harper will likely finally return to Washington on Monday to join his club and face the Milwaukee Brewers. Harper finished up his Saturday rehab game going 0 for 3 with a walk and a run scored.
Harper said he feels "pretty good" according to Derek Wetmore of MLB.com.
"I felt pretty good the last couple days and nothing...
New York Mets star David Wright has to pull a Matrix move to get out of the way of this Gio Gonzalez brush-back pitch.