Despite a couple of comebacks, both of which fell short, the Mets lost 10-8 to the Marlins today who completed a four-game sweep in which they outscored the Mets 28-16. Game Summary Jon Niese started the game but came out in the third with an apparent hamstring injury after making an errant throw to first base fielding a bunted ball near third base. The Mets say he’s fine, but sent him for a precautionary MRI. The league [...]
Mets drop game three of the series to the Marlins 7-5. Mets drop to one game below .500, lose their fourth straight game, and lost their first five road series series this season. Game Summary John Maine did not continue his stream of quality starts as the first twelve pitches he threw in the game were all balls and walked the bases loaded with no outs. He would later give up three runs in just [...]
The Mets wasted a brilliant start from Johan Santana and lost to the Marlins 2-1 on a wild pitch by Fernando Nieve in the bottom of the ninth that scored Cody Ross with the winning run. It was a classic pitchers duel that featured two of the division’s top pitchers in Josh Johnson and Santana. Game Notes Johan Santana rebounded nicely from his disastrous start last week against the Phillies when he gave up a career worst ten [...]
On a rainy day at Citi Field, Mike Pelfrey matched Craig Stammen but K-Rod couldn’t keep the Mets in the game, and they lost the rubber game to the Nationals 6-4 Game Notes Mike Pelfrey went to the mound and delivered a decent performance, going 5 2/3 of an inning, giving up 4 runs on 7 hits with 3 walks and 6 strikeouts. Pelfrey struck out 5 of the 6 banners he did on the [...]
In a game that was looking like the Nationals would take it, the Mets worked around a bad outing from Jon Niese to stage an 8th inning comeback and win 8-6 Game Notes Jonathon Niese went out today, and was in trouble from the get-go. He would only finish the day going 4 1/3 innings, giving up 6 hits, 5 walks and 3 strikeouts – one of his hits going to Adam Dunn. Niese recovered [...]
John Maine pitched well enough to win Monday night, but the Mets offense returned to their anemic ways in a 3-2 loss to the Washington Nationals at Citi Field. The Mets rallied for a run in the ninth inning when Angel Pagan hit a solo home run to the deepest part of the park. Alex Cora reached based with a two-out single, but Jason Bay’s struggles continued as he struck out against Miguel Batista to end the game. [...]
Mets take two from the Giants with back-to-back walk-off homeruns, this time from Henry Blanco. Mets win 5-4 in 11 innings. Game Notes Johan Santana took the mound today and had a nice bounce back outing after giving up a personal worst ten runs in his last start. Santana went 7.2 innings, the longest any Mets starter has gone all season, beating Pelf’s start yesterday by a third of an inning. Santana let up eight hits, but [...]
Jonathon Niese was hit hard, and the Mets could hardly come up with a string of timely hits in their 5-4 extra-inning loss to the Reds. Game Notes: Jonathon Niese was hit hard, going six innings, allowing four runs, twelve hits including giving up a couple of homers. The only saving grace for Niese all night was his ability to stay away from the walk, and that was evident in his propensity to give up hits [...]
John Maine came out and pitched a great game, and Rod Barajas came through in the 9th inning with his seventh homerun of the season for a 5-4 win against the Cincinnati Reds Game Notes: John Maine went to the mound and put up another solid performance over six innings. Maine gave up two runs, one unearned and the other one on a solo home run in the 1st inning. Maine also struck out six, walked [...]
The Mets dropped the first of three to the Reds in 11 innings when Manny Acosta served up a game winning homer to Lance Nix in the bottom of the 11th. Oliver Perez started for the Mets and did his best to keep them in the game. Perez was able to escape a crucial jam in the fifth inning that kept the game within reach at 2-1. He pitched six innings allowing two runs on [...]
- Peter: on Summer Clearance: Possible Trade Strategies For The Mets: Well Met fan Lou if that is...
- El Sid: on Jose Reyes Is Running Again And Making A Rapid Recovery: Jose, Jose, Jose, Jose Loved watching his passion...
- jeff: on Our Ike Davis May Not Even Be The Best Ike Davis: get rid of terry and the coaching...
- Russell Zanca: on Jose Reyes Is Running Again And Making A Rapid Recovery: This is great news. I'm sure he'll...
- PGrizzly24: on Jose Reyes Is Running Again And Making A Rapid Recovery: Jose Reyes will always be one of...