Lindor won two Gold Glove Awards during his Cleveland tenure, and Pence discussed how New York's new face of baseball prepares to make highlight-reel plays even before the first pitch is thrown on gameday.
Credit: Andy Marlin-USA TODAY Sports According to New York Mets manager Luis Rojas, Jacob deGrom‘s next start, which was initially scheduled for the series finale at Wrigley field on Thursday, will be pushed back to Friday when the Amazin’s return home to face the Washington Nationals.
The Mets 2021 season has been off to quite the start…and no, I’m not referring to the games themselves, but rather, the lack-there-of. Between COVID-19, snow, and rain, the Mets schedule has been pretty all over the place to begin the season.
Mandatory Credit: Isaiah J. Downing-USA TODAY Sports After a forgettable start to the 2021 season, New York Mets outfielder Michael Conforto finally showed some signs of life at the plate in this weekend’s series win over the Colorado Rockies at Coors Field.
The Mets will try to make it three consecutive series wins as they face the scuffling Cubs. The Mets (7-4) look for their third consecutive series win as they travel to Chicago for a three-game set against the Cubs (6-9).
Mandatory Credit: Wendell Cruz-USA TODAY Sports Between COVID-19, rain, snow, active volcanoes, alien invasions and whatever else the universe throws the Mets way, the Amazin’s still haven’t been able to find much consistency in terms of games played through two weeks.
The Mets’ defensive positioning may finally be caught up to the modern game. When the new Mets leadership took over in November and the Wilpons out of the equation, one of the hopes was that the Mets would finally be able to modernize their front office to the current game—something the Wilpons were never capable of or willing to do.
Fifty-four years ago today in New York Mets history, 22-year old rookie Tom Seaver took the mound for his second career start, and took home the first win of his big league career in the team’s 6-1 victory over the Chicago Cubs at Shea Stadium.
Mandatory Credit: Isaiah J. Downing-USA TODAY Sports We haven’t gotten to say this enough in recent years — and if we have, it hasn’t been for long — so I’m just going to say it: the New York Mets are a first-place team.
In their long history, the Mets have had more than their share of young players who were dealt away and became stars with other teams. Nolan Ryan and Amos Otis are probably the two names mentioned most often.
A quick review of how the Mets’ position players fared over the past week. Despite Mother Nature doing her best to continue to wreak havoc on the Mets’ schedule, the Mets did manage to play six of their seven scheduled games last week.
Mandatory Credit: Ron Chenoy-USA TODAY Sports The Mets weathered yet another postponement and won two out of three against the Colorado Rockies, with all three games being played within about 24 hours of each other after a doubleheader Saturday and an afternoon game Sunday.