What a punch in the gut… After a rain delay of three hours and 43 minutes, Dillon Gee took the mound and fired eight shutout innings against the Braves as the Mets took a 1-0 lead heading into the ninth. But it was all for naught as first baseman Freddie Freeman crushed a two-run, walk-off homer to give the Braves a dramatic 2-1 win to take the first game of the five game series. Gee dominated […]
New York Mets (25-39) vs Atalanta Braves (41-28) Turner Field, Atlanta • 7:10 PM Dillon Gee (5-6, 4.84 ERA) vs Tim Hudson (4-6, 4.41) Starting Lineup Juan Lagares, cf Daniel Murphy, 2b David Wright, 3b Lucas Duda, 1b Marlon Byrd, rf John Buck, c Kirk Nieuwenhuis, lf Omar Quintanilla, ss Dillon Gee, rhp Game Notes The Braves are 23-8 at Turner Field this season. Their 2.32 home ERA is on track to be a franchise record since moving to […]
The Miami Marlins scratched out a run in the top of the 20th inning to break the 1-1 deadlock and beat the Mets 2-1 at Citi Field tonight. Matt Harvey started for the Mets and was solid for seven innings until he was removed with what the team initially diagnosed as “lower back tightness.” The righthander gets his fourth straight no-decision after allowing just one run on six hits with no walks and six strikeouts. The […]
Team News and Notes Atlanta Braves (31-20) Justin Upton has really cooled off at the plate in May, batting .232/.360/.366 with just two home runs. B.J. Upton has found himself sitting on the bench lately, due to an unsightly batting average of .148 to along with 60 strikeouts already. Brian McCann has been a welcomed addition back to the team, cranking six home runs in just 16 games since his return. On the pitching side of things, […]
Starting Lineup Daniel Murphy – 2B Rick Ankiel – CF David Wright – 3B Lucas Duda – LF John Buck – C Marlon Byrd – RF Ike Davis – 1B Ruben Tejada – SS Shaun Marcum – RHP Game Notes The Mets have lost eight straight games at Citi Field. With 12 losses in their past 15 games overall, the Mets have fallen 12 games under .500 at this early a date for the first […]
Game Notes The teams will resume play with none out in the top of the ninth inning on Saturday at 6:10 p.m. The regularly scheduled game is set to start 7:15 p.m. with Mets right-hander Dillon Gee and Braves lefty Mike Minor getting their starts. Subject to availability tickets from Friday’s suspended game can only be redeemed for complimentary tickets to the Mets game either this evening Saturday, May 25 or this Sunday, May 26 […]
Starting Lineup Daniel Murphy – 2B Rick Ankiel – CF David Wright – 3B Lucas Duda – LF Marlon Byrd – RF John Buck – C Ike Davis – 1B Ruben Tejada – SS Jeremy Hefner – RHP Game Preview The Mets open up a home series against the Braves tonight at Citi Field where the Mets will look to Wright the ship (I’m writing this at 5:40 AM, I’m allowed a terrible pun, deal […]
Starting Lineup Ruben Tejada, SS Daniel Murphy, 2B David Wright, 3B Lucas Duda, LF John Buck, C Ike Davis, 1B Marlon Byrd, RF Jordany Valdespin, CF Jonathon Niese, LHP Game Notes The Mets earned their first win in Atlanta when trailing in the ninth inning since September 18, 1993. Friday night David Wright tied the game with a solo home run in the ninth before New York plated two runs in the 10th. In 1993, […]
Because today’s game between the Mets and Braves was postponed due to rain, and the decision was made not to have a doubleheader on Sunday, right-hander Matt Harvey will now have seven full days of rest in between starts. Harvey was originally scheduled to pitch tomorrow’s game on Sunday, but Jon Niese who was today’s scheduled starter, will pitch tomorrow’s contest instead. With the Mets off on Monday, Harvey will get the nod on Tuesday […]
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