Recap: Dillon Gee took the hill to square off against the Rockies rookie hurler Guillermo Moscoso in the second game of the three game set in the Mile High City. Gee, coming off an awful start, came to play tonight, hurling seven frames allowing four runs (3 earned) on seven hits while punching out seven, picking up his second win of the year. Moscoso however didn’t enjoy the same success, only completing five innings while [...]
Recap On a night with the undisputed oddest game of the season, including a cycle, an eleven run, four error inning, a runner hit by a ball running to second, a catcher’s interference on a pitch out, a grand slam, and a major league debut, there are a lot to talk about. So let’s start with Pelfrey’s replacement, Chris Schwinden. A rude welcoming to the majors by Colorado. He was tagged for a run in [...]
After another successful home stand, the Mets fly out West to Colorado before heading to Houston. At 11-8, the Mets have to build some momentum on this road trip. The Rockies and Astros both present very winnable matchups for the Mets, and when you consider the Mets will see Arizona-Philadelphia-Miami-Milwaukee-Cincinnati-Toronto. Six teams that many predicted would be in a playoff chase in 2012. Before they look ahead, they need to take care of the Rockies [...]
Jon Niese gave the Mets seven strong innings today and Captain Kirk put the exclamation point on a rally in the ninth for a Mets win this afternoon, 3-2. Summary Run support is key for starters, and for a while, it looked like today would be another wasted strong start by a Mets starter. Jon Niese started and pitched for seven effective innings, allowing only 4 hits and 2 ER over that span, striking out [...]
R.A. Dickey was lights out, the Mets offense managed to score some runs late, and #5 David Wright became the Mets all-time leader in RBI’s in their 5-1 win, ensuring a series victory against the Marlins. Recap R.A. Dickey came out today and had his best outing of the season, going seven innings allowing one run on three hits, walking one and striking out seven. Dickey’s only run allowed was on a home run to [...]
Coming into last nights game agaisnt the Marlins, Davis was hitting just 136. with 3 home runs and 7 RBI. After Monday’s doubleheader, Davis said that he feels better at the plate and felt he had some good swings. So far this season, Davis had already struck out 20 times. In the opener agaisnt Miami Tuesday night, it wasn’t any better for Ike who like in previous games just looks over-matched at the plate and way too out in [...]
Recap The Mets thought they could get away with using Miguel Batista as a spot starter today against the Giants and Lincecum. They thought wrong. All us fans saw this coming, though. He only lasted 3.2 innings and was blasted for six runs, three earned, seven hits, two being homeruns, walking three and striking out two. I somewhat understand moving Santana back to Tuesday, but Batista starting? I still don’t get what the Mets see [...]
The Mets beat the Giants 5-4 this afternoon in what could only be described as a comedy of errors and I hereby do dub Terry Collins the Clown Prince. Mike Pelfrey was awesome and was still dealing after eight innings, but with the Mets up 4-1 Collins made the foolish decision to pull the right-hander in favor of the Mets new quasi-closer Frank Francisco. Big mistake! Francisco struggled yet again and allowed the tying runs to [...]
Recap Jon Niese has himself another good start. He only went six innings and allowed seven hits, but kept the Giants to only three runs. He walks two and strikes out five. Niese continues to prove himself to his contract with another start that was not helped by much hitting.He walks away with a no decision. His inability to go deep into games is still discerning, however. Ramirez and Rauch combine for two innings with [...]
In a steady rain, R.A. Dickey had a poor outing, the bullpen struggled and the Mets lost the rubber game of the series, 14-6 Recap R.A. Dickey came out today and looked stellar in the first inning, but after that, the knuckleball went north and his results went south. Dickey struggled, giving up six runs between the second and the third before finally escaping the fourth without a crooked number. However, the fifth inning would [...]
Santana went just 1.1 innings tonight which was the shortest start of his career. After the 9-3 loss Terry Collins discused why he yanked his ace so early. “Obviously he didn’t hit any of his spots. He fell behind in the count and that’s not him.” Not health related at all as Santana just didnt have the command he had in his first two starts. He missed with his fastball up in the zone and [...]
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Last updated: 05/18/2013
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