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New York Mets
Toronto Blue Jays
TORONTO -- Right-hander Dillon Gee allowed five hits and three runs over 6 2/3 innings and David Wright drove in two runs with a first-inning double as the New York Mets held off the Toronto Blue Jays 6-5 on Sunday. Mike Baxter was a home run shy of hitting for the cycle before an announced crowd of 41,867 at Rogers Centre as the Mets ended their two-gake losing skid and stopped Blue Jays' four-game win streak. Jose Bautista drove in two runs for Toronto with a home run and a single. Gee (3-3) allowed single runs in the second, third and seventh before being replaced by Bobby Parnell. All three of the 25-year-old's wins have been on the road. He walked four, hit a batter and struck out six in the 113-pitch outing. Frank Francisco, who pitched for the Blue Jays in 2011, earned his 10th save of the season with three strikeouts after allowing a walk and a single to start the ninth. The Mets reached 22-year-old right-hander Henderson Alvarez (3-4) for nine hits, two wa...
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David Wright was a guest today on MLB Network’s “The Rundown”. Here is what he had to say on a variety of topics:
His future with the Mets:
“That’s a great question. I hope…I’d love to get this thing turned around and headed in the right direction and I think we’ve done that, taking that first step. Hopefully, I’m a big part of that.”
Playing in New York:
New York Mets third baseman David Wright was out of the lineup Saturday with an illness and could miss Sunday as well, according to ESPN New York. The Mets were planning to rest Wright on Saturday anyway, but he reportedly became more under the weather on Saturday morning. Wright went 1-for-3 on Friday in the Mets 14-5 loss to the Blue Jays in Toronto. He was taken out of the...
The MetsMerizedOnline Player of the Week for this week has shown he has a great impact on this team. This week includes the 2-game series against the Brewers, the 2-game series against the Reds, and the weekend series against the Blue Jays for a total of 7 games. Here is our MMO Player of the Week for 5/14-5/20:
Through the use of the scorecard, let’s take a look at how David...
David Wright didn't play in any of the New York Mets' eight games against Pittsburgh last season. The Pirates probably aren't looking forward to renewing acquaintances this week.
Wright will try to help the Mets win consecutive games for the first time in nearly two weeks when they open a three-game series against the Pirates on Monday night.
Even an illness barely...
Ron Darling should know better.When he led off the broadcast by saying "oh well with the Pirates and Padres coming up on the schedule, you might think 'hey the Mets could go 5-2'", he started to sound too much like my late night conversations trying to be presumptuous about what's an "easy win" and what's not. I know Darling finished that thought...
The New York Mets defeated the Toronto Blue Jays on Sunday afternoon to move three games above .500, 22-19:
Dillon Gee started for New York, allowing three runs on five hits over 6 2/3 innings of work, improving to 3-3 on the year:
Given a four run lead, Gee allowed runs in the second and third innings — including a solo blast by Jose Bautista — before retiring eight of the...
Andres Torres – DH
Mike Baxter – LF
David Wright – 3B
Lucas Duda – RF
Daniel Murphy – 2B
Kirk Nieuwenhuis – CF
Ike Davis – 1B
Ronny Cedeno – SS
Rob Johnson – C
The Mets look to avoid a sweep and three losses in a row as they take on the Blue Jays this afternoon. Yesterday the Mets received good pitching as after Batista left with an...
For some reason the Mets do not play well in Pittsburgh. Below I pulled out the Mets numbers when the play Pittsburgh in Pittsburgh all the way back to 2004, when David Wright joined the team. Over that time, the Mets went from horrible, to awesome, to horrible. The Pirates over that time have just been horrible.
2012: 0-1 @ Pitsburgh
2011: 2-2 @ Pittsburgh
2010: 2-1 @ Pittsburgh...
The Mets have had terrible luck in the White North of Canada against the Blue Jays. Luckily with David Wright back, they were able to put some runs on the board. After two short starts from Jon Niese and Miguel Batista, we were able to find a starter that could at least reach the seventh inning. Dillon Gee had a nice start that was exactly what the Mets needed. Allowing three runs...
Yesterday afternoon the Mets were shutout by the Blue Jays 2-0. Brandon Morrow threw a complete game 3 hitter. The closest the Mets came to scoring was in the 9th inning when with 1 out and a man on 1st, Mike from Whitestone lined one down the right field line and was thrown out at 2nd by Jose Bautista. The replay showed that Baxter was safe. Today, Dillon Gee (sans goatee...
The Mets head to Pittsburgh to play a 3-game series against the Pirates at PNC Park. Game 1 will be tonight, with first pitch scheduled for 7:05 pm. The game can be seen on SNY and heard on WFAN660AM. Be sure to follow @MetsWFAN, @dailystache and @Meriwyn as well.
Starting pitchers Johan Santana and Erik Bedard have something in common. Together, they are...
Yuck, this loss was U-G-L-Y!
The Mets jumped to an early 4-0 lead with their ace Johan Santana on the mound and looking pretty good. It was supposed to be a recipe for success, but it ended up being a recipe for disaster instead.
The Mets committed three errors in the game including two by David Wright, but it was the botched fly ball in the eighth inning that led to this latest...
Mets (22-19) at Pirates (19-22)
7:05 PM EST—PNC Park, Pittsburgh
Here is the MLB.com Gameday
TV: ROOT Sports
The Bucs are back at PNC Park this week, and will kick off the homestand with a three-game set against the New York Mets.
About the Mets:
Most people didn’t expect a whole lot from the Mets in 2012, but they’ve been a pleasant surprise so far this year. Their pitching...