Tag: NL East

Mets Take Subway Series Opener With 5-1 Defeat Of Yankees

An article by posted on September 18, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Take Subway Series Opener With 5-1 Defeat Of Yankees

The New York Mets (84-63) defeated the New York Yankees (80-66) by a score of 5-1 on Friday night at Citi Field, taking the opener of the Subway Series and reducing their magic number to clinch the NL East to eight. Pitching: Steven Matz started the game just a bit amped up to say the […]

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Captain Wright Ready To “Take Back New York”

An article by posted on September 18, 2015 0 Comments
Captain Wright Ready To “Take Back New York”

Mets Captain David Wright sat down with Newsday to discuss the current state of New York baseball, and the craving for the Metropolitans to take back the city. “That’s ultimately what New York wants,” Wright said. “They love gritty, younger-type teams, homegrown. And I think that’s what we can provide. We play exciting baseball. You […]

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Mets Magic Number At 12 After 6-4 Win Over Atlanta

An article by posted on September 12, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Magic Number At 12 After 6-4 Win Over Atlanta

The New York Mets (81-61) defeated the Atlanta Braves (56-87) by a score of 6-4 this evening for their sixth victory in a row. Noah Syndergaard had the best road start of his rookie season, tossing seven dominating innings of one run baseball. Syndergaard only surrendered two hits and one walk while striking out eight […]

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Mets Bullpen Woes No More?

An article by posted on September 12, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Bullpen Woes No More?

In case you missed it, the New York Mets bullpen has done an incredibly stellar job as of late. After what seemed like one seventh inning let down after another for weeks on end, things have certainly changed. Last night the Mets bullpen tossed four scoreless frames to support Steven Matz, who did not have […]

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Mets Matters: The Importance Of Not Letting Up

An article by posted on September 11, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Matters: The Importance Of Not Letting Up

Coming off an emotionally charged series with the Washington Nationals to fortify themselves as the leaders of the National League East, it would be understandable for┬áthe team to come in a little sluggish when going against a team like the Atlanta Braves the following day. Especially after having to wait out a two hour rain […]

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Warthen: Matt Harvey Has Not Been Abused

An article by posted on September 10, 2015 0 Comments
Warthen: Matt Harvey Has Not Been Abused

Just wanted to update this earlier post by alerting you to a fantastic article by Jared Diamond of the Wall Street Journal who writes: “Even after allowing seven runs in 5 1/3 innings to the Washington Nationals on Tuesday night, Harvey has thrown the ninth-fewest pitches per inning of any pitcher in baseball with at […]

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Amazin’ Again: This Was Never Supposed To Happen

An article by posted on September 9, 2015 0 Comments
Amazin’ Again: This Was Never Supposed To Happen

This was never supposed to happen. The 2015 Washington Nationals are one year removed from a 96-win season and an NL East crown by 17.0 games. The Mets, meanwhile, could not muster 80 wins and tied for second place. The Nationals were the new kings of the NL East — and the Mets? Irrelevant for […]

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What Happened To The Dark Knight?

An article by posted on September 6, 2015 0 Comments
What Happened To The Dark Knight?

“You either die a hero, or live long enough to see yourself become the villain.” – Harvey Dent Matt Harvey – Our hero, the protector of Gotham has seemingly started to turn his back on his fans, teammates and the New York Mets. The timing could not be worse. For the first time in seven […]

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Nationals Adjust Rotation To Prepare For Mets Matchup

An article by posted on August 26, 2015 0 Comments
Nationals Adjust Rotation To Prepare For Mets Matchup

In an effort to align their best pitchers against their division rivals, the Washington Nationals will skip Max Scherzer‘s scheduled start tomorrow and instead pitch Saturday as reported by James Wagner of the Washington Post. Doing this will align Scherzer, Jordan Zimmerman and Stephen Strasburg to face the mets twice in the final month of […]

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Hey Mets Fans, Look Who’s No. 1

An article by posted on August 3, 2015 0 Comments
Hey Mets Fans, Look Who’s No. 1

I couldn’t resist digging up this vintage photo of the scoreboard at Shea Stadium when the Mets climbed into first place for the first time in the history of the franchise in 1969. While the Mets have spent a good chunk of time in first place already this season, it gravitated into a month-long period […]

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