Tag: Curtis Granderson

With Lagares Close To Returning, De Aza’s Days Are Numbered

An article by posted on June 30, 2016 0 Comments
With Lagares Close To Returning, De Aza’s Days Are Numbered

Terry Collins, who cited a lack of options, found himself not just having to put Alejandro De Aza in the starting lineup in last night’s 4-2 loss to the Washington Nationals, but in the critical leadoff spot as Curtis Granderson was scratched due to a right calf-strain. A spot normally put aside for a player capable of […]

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Mets Look For A Win To Avoid Limping Into Cubs Series

An article by posted on June 29, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Look For A Win To Avoid Limping Into Cubs Series

The Mets were armed and not dangerous in a two rain delayed 5-0 loss against the Nationals in D.C. Mother nature limited Matt Harvey to 3 2/3 innings, depriving the right-hander from seeing a little more light at the end of his dark and demoralizing tunnel. Manager Terry Collins said Harvey (4-10) was outstanding despite being […]

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John Gant Suffocates Mets Offense, Braves Take Opener 5-1

An article by posted on June 17, 2016 0 Comments
John Gant Suffocates Mets Offense, Braves Take Opener 5-1

The New York Mets (36-30) were defeated by the Atlanta Braves (21-46) by a score of 5-1 at Citi Field Friday evening. Pitching: Matt Harvey was not at his best tonight.  After three sterling starts, Harvey struggled, especially putting innings away with two out.  All in all, Harvey went six innings giving up four runs, […]

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MMO Game Recap: Thor Puts Hammer Down, Mets Beat Pirates 11-2

An article by posted on June 15, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Thor Puts Hammer Down, Mets Beat Pirates 11-2

The Mets (35-29) defeated the Pirates (33-32) by a score of 11-2 Wednesday night at Citi Field.  Pitching: Noah Syndergaard started for the Mets and was immediately electric, constantly hitting 100 mph with his fastball and 92 mph with his slider in the first inning. After allowing a single on the first pitch of the […]

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MMO Players Of The Week: A Dark Knight Returns, A Granderson Sighting

An article by posted on June 13, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Players Of The Week: A Dark Knight Returns, A Granderson Sighting

Another tough week for the Mets came and went during Sunday June 5th to Saturday June 11th. The Mets went 3-4 during that stretch, and yet again, had trouble driving runners in with less than two outs, a startling trend that seems to be taking place more and more as the season progresses. The Mets […]

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MMO Game Recap: Brewers Defeat Mets 5-3

An article by posted on June 12, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Brewers Defeat Mets 5-3

The New York Mets (34-28) were defeated by the Milwaukee Brewers (30-33) by a score of 5-3 at Miller Park on Sunday afternoon. They split the series two games apiece. Pitching: Steven Matz was on the mound today and this wasn’t his best effort.  Matz pitched six innings but gave up nine hits, allowing 5 […]

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Brewers Wallop Five Homers To Defeat Mets 7-4

An article by posted on June 11, 2016 0 Comments
Brewers Wallop Five Homers To Defeat Mets 7-4

The Mets (34-27) were defeated by the Milwaukee Brewers (29-33) by a score of 7-4 this afternoon at Miller Park. Pitching: Logan Verrett got the spot start for the Mets today and was ineffective, tossing only four innings and burned through a lot of pitches. When all was said and done, Verrett was touched up […]

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Curtis Granderson Showing Signs Of Heating Up

An article by posted on June 10, 2016 0 Comments
Curtis Granderson Showing Signs Of Heating Up

The catalyst of the New York Mets lineup might be beginning to heat up. Curtis Granderson led off Thursday’s 5-2 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers with another leadoff homer to get the scoring started for the Mets. It was his fifth leadoff homer this year. Granderson, 35, went 2-for-4 on a night in which the […]

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Granderson’s Walk-Off Blast Keys Dramatic Mets Victory

An article by posted on May 28, 2016 0 Comments
Granderson’s Walk-Off Blast Keys Dramatic Mets Victory

Curtis Granderson saved the New York Mets from a crushing defeat last night in their stirring 6-5 walk-off win against Chase Utley and the Los Angeles Dodgers. In a season where he has struggled mightily as he sits atop the order, this was a big moment for the 35 year-old right-fielder. After Jeurys Familia had […]

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Round One Goes To The Amazins, Bryce Harper Neutralized

An article by posted on May 18, 2016 0 Comments
Round One Goes To The Amazins, Bryce Harper Neutralized

After a grueling eleven game road trip, the Mets found comfort back in Queens by shutting out the Nats 2-0, in a duel between two formidable right-handers that lived up to the hype. This time around, Noah Syndergaard left the run scoring to his fellow teammates, who wasted no time putting the Mets on the […]

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As Curtis Granderson Goes, So Does The Offense

An article by posted on May 18, 2016 0 Comments
As Curtis Granderson Goes, So Does The Offense

When Curtis Granderson goes, so does the Mets offense. Granderson had a terrific offensive game in last night’s 2-0 win over the Washington Nationals. He went 2-for-2 with a homer and two walks. It didn’t take long for the Mets to grab a lead last night, as Granderson took the very first pitch he saw […]

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