Mets starting pitcher Marcus Stroman understandably vented frustrations via Twitter after Sunday's home appearance versus the Miami Marlins lasted only nine pitches due to a rain-delay debacle that should've been avoided in the first place.
Mandatory Credit: Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports While speaking with reporters prior to the postponement of Monday night’s series opening game with the Philadelphia Phillies, Mets manager Luis Rojas was asked about numerous topics about his team both on and off the field.
Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports As announced by manager Luis Rojas after the cancelation of Monday evening’s game, the Mets will start Taijuan Walker and Marcus Stroman in Tuesday’s double header against the Philadelphia Phillies.
The New York Mets announced that Monday night’s series opening matchup with the Philadelphia Phillies has been postponed due to rain. The game will be made up as part of a single-admission doubleheader on Tuesday afternoon. The first game of the doubleheader will begin at 4:10 pm, and both games will be seven innings long.
A quick review of how the Mets’ pitchers fared over the first week of the 2021 season. For the 2021 season, Amazin’ Avenue is bringing back another weekly feature that was absent during the abbreviated 2020 season: player performance meters.
Mandatory Credit: Bill Streicher-USA TODAY Sports We’re just about two weeks into the 2021 MLB regular season, so while the small-sample-size argument is fully in play, there’s a good bit of game data to look at for most teams.
A quick review of how the Mets’ position players fared over the first week of the 2021 season. For the 2021 season, Amazin’ Avenue is bringing back another weekly feature that was absent during the abbreviated 2020 season: player performance meters.
The Mets will try to get their woeful offense back on track. The Mets (2-3), who have not played in close to 48 hours, will hope the rain will stay away as they seek revenge against the Phillies (6-3).
Credit: Andy Marlin-USA TODAY Sports The New York Mets’ inconsistent play continued into the second series of the year as they split two games with the Miami Marlins, with Sunday’s finale suspended due to rain and rescheduled for August 31.
The Mets and Marlins got a few batters in before a steady rain suspended the game. The Mets’ afternoon game against the Marlins today was suspended due to a steady rain, continuing the Mets stop-and-start stretch to begin to the 2021 campaign.
The New York Mets continue to create innovative and disappointing ways to waste Jacob deGrom‘s stellar outings. In their 3-0 loss to the Miami Marlins, the offense managed just three hits against Trevor Rogers, who outdueled the Mets ace.
Home plate umpire Ron Kulpa admitted that he blew the call that awarded the New York Mets a controversial win on Thursday. Mets outfielder Michael Conforto was hit on the elbow with the bases loaded in the 9th to drive in the winning run.
Because of the uncertainty among some Mets players, the team has scheduled a Zoom session Tuesday with an independent medical expert who is expected to extol the wisdom, not to mention safety, of getting vaccinated.