Jenrry Mejia didnt make it out of the third due to injury, but the Mets offense came through big and won their third straight. Game Notes Jenrry Mejia was removed in the third inning and diagnosed with a pulled muscle behind his shoulder. After throwing the pitch, he appeared to clutch his back. Hopefully, this has nothing to do with the strain he sufferred when he returned to the minor leagues. Raul Valdes relieved him [...]
In Wednesday’s 3-2 Mets win over the Nationals, Hisanori Takahashi worked the ninth inning for his fifth save in as many tries. We now know enough about Takahashi to understand that he is best suited to be a reliever as opposed to a starting pitcher. The problem is that Takahashi still prefers to start despite evidence that proves he becomes increasingly ineffective the second time against a batting order and a complete disaster if they [...]
In the closest game that the Mets have played in recent weeks, Mike Pelfrey pitched an eight inning gem and after Bobby Parnell got into trouble, Hisanori Takahashi closed the door and the Mets won 2-1. Game Notes Mike Pelfrey pitched a gem today, going eight innings giving up six hits and two walks and striking out four. Pelf was great today, after a long first inning buckled down and started retiring batters effectively and [...]
The Mets take the series opener against the Astros, 3-1. The last time the Mets took the road opener, was back on June 18th against the Yankees. Almost two months ago. Jon Niese had another great start but walks away with a no decision. The offense supplied some late inning support to win the game. The bullpen did their job for two shutout innings. Mets get back to .500 on the season. Game Summary Jon [...]
Mets get a walk-off win against the Diamondbacks, 5-4. The Mets finally get a win against the last place D-Backs with help from a great start by Hisanori Takahashi, a two run double by David Wright, and a triple by Jesus Feliciano that ended up being the winning run. Finally, the Mets are able to beat the Arizona Diamondbacks! Game Summary Hisanori Takahashi had an amazing start tonight with his best start yet. The Mets [...]
Mets offense continues to be absent as they get shutout by the Dodgers, 2-0. This is the eighth time the Mets have been shutout this season, the third time this road trip. Over the span of two games, the Mets have been shutout 17 innings in a row. Game Summary Hisanori Takahashi gets his first good start in awhile. He has had back-to-back poor starts, but shook them off tonight against the Dodgers. He went [...]
It looks like later today or possibly tomorrow Oliver Perez will be reactivated and be back with the big league team. The genius that Jerry Manuel is has reportedly decided to use him the bullpen as a second lefty. The fact that Oliver Perez is going to be back on this team just shows how bad the management of this team really is. Oliver Perez shouldn’t even be on this team anymore. Perez was signed [...]
Mets fall short of a comeback as they lose their third straight game to the Giants, 8-4. Hisanori Takahashi had a poor start for the Mets, while Ike Davis hit two long home runs, however, the Mets came up short in a ninth inning rally. With the loss, the Mets fall behind the Phillies in the NL East race to third place. Game Summary Hisanori Takahashi probably needs to be back in the bullpen where he has [...]
The Mets bats were futile against Tim Hudson while the Braves roughed up Mike Pelfrey for a dozen hits to beat the Mets 4-0. It was the second straight loss to the Braves for the Mets who fade even further away from first place in the NL East. Game Notes Mike Pelfrey got majorly beat up today by the Bravos in the hits column. He was leaving his pitches all over the strike zone for the Braves to have [...]
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Last updated: 06/18/2013
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