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New York Mets
After being shutout for the second time in three days to the Washington Nationals (and only registering 13 hits in the three games against them thus far), the Mets are limping—all bandaged and wounded—to the finish line. The spirit has been sapped out of this club, and a team could only take so much bad news before they completely break down. Ever since the news of Matt Harvey’s injury, and the subsequent trading of John Buck and Marlon Byrd to the Pirates, this Mets’ ball club has seen the wind being taken out of its sail.
After Wednesday night’s loss, the Mets—for the first time this year—are 16 games below .500. Terry Collins, love him or hate him, is basically managing nothing more than a glorified Triple-A squad these days. For those who want to finish in the bottom-ten of the standings, you should get your wish.
Looking for bright spots this month? Well look no further than last night’s starter, Zack Wheeler.
Wheeler is doing his best to cement the hype bestowed upon him as a ...
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Yesterday, I posted one Mets related question on Mets Merized from Keith Law’s chat on ESPN on Wednesday – the one about Mets fans possibly suffering from Stockholm Syndrome. I’ll include that one again along with some other questions he fielded regarding the Mets.
Chris: Josh Satin, Lucas Duda, Allan Dykstra….how nauseous does it make you when people recommend them as...
Whatever they have in mind, the New York Mets will have a tasteful display tonight in honor of the September 11 terrorist attacks. It will be emotional, especially for the first responders who lost family and friends, it won’t reach the level of the night when baseball returned to New York at Shea Stadium and Mike Piazza permanently reached folk hero status.
Nothing can duplicate...
Zack Wheeler and the Mets take on the NL OPS leader Jayson Werth and the Washington Nationals for the third game of a four game set. First pitch is scheduled for 7:10 p.m.
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The Mets. The Braves. Late September. This is what a pennant race is all about. It was the 148th game that season and the defending NL Champion Mets were surging. We’d cut the lead from 13 ½ to just 5 ½ and now the first place Braves were coming to town. At least, that’s what a pennant race should be about.
But on this September night there was not the usual electricity in...
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Here we are, folks: the End of Season Post-Mortem series. If you're new here (which about 50% of our reader base is in comparison to last year), here's a brief explanation: after a team is eliminated from playoff contention, we're going to put their season under a microscope and look at just what the hell went wrong, what went right, and so on and so forth. The goal is...
You might be frustrated and disgusted by watching the Mets lose to the Nationals, but it is far better than not having any Mets to watch at all.
October has to be the worst month because there’s baseball, but baseball without the Mets. At least in November there’s the start of the free-agent season, highlighted by the Winter Meetings, which is winter’s World Series.
A New York Mets fan made an impressive barehanded catch of a screaming line drive off the bat of Travis d'Araud and didn't even get to keep the ball. After snagging the Citi Field souvenir — and saving a few people seated behind him — the dude's buddy yanked the ball from his hands of steel and put it in his pocket.
Bet that high-five hurt just a little too...
With the Tragic Number at 2, the “Playoff Push” is in serious jeopardy… The Mets (64-79) lost to the Nationals (75-69) Tuesday night by a score of 6-3.
Dillon Gee got the start for New York and quickly put himself in a hole, giving up a run in each of the first three innings, including a pair of home runs. The Mets started slowly against Washington’s Jordan Zimmermann, but...
Late Tuesday evening, a group of Miami Ad School students spray chalked a tribute to the victims of the 9/11 attacks at Citi Field. Mets fans exiting the subway will be greeted with an over twenty-foot rendition of the home team’s logo, but with a poignant addition to the skyline: the silhouette of the twin towers. Underneath, a message to “Never Forget.”
“We thought there...
Jon Heyman of CBS Sports writes that soon to be free agent outfielder Shin-Soo Choo, currently with the Cincinnati Reds, “fits the bill” for what the Mets need this winter.
Heyman spoke with Sandy Alderson who revealed some of the things he’s considering as the Mets conclude their third losing season under his watch.
“There’s no question long-term contracts carry risk...
Time does not heal all wounds.
The pain of what happened on September 11th, 2001 has not subsided. We can put the tragedy of what took place on that day in the back of our minds, but we can never put it out of our hearts.
Every single day, Americans are still dying because of 9/11. Their lives continue to raise the death toll of that tragic day.
Let’s take some time to remember...
Savannah 6, Hagerstown 0
The Savannah Sand Gnats moved within one game of clinching their first South Atlantic League Championship in 17 years with a 6-0 shutout of the Hagerstown Suns Thursday night at Historic Grayson Stadium. The Gnats lead the best-of-five-game series two to one. Game four is scheduled for Fridaynight.
Starter Gabriel Ynoa fired seven shutout innings for...