This weekend’s three game sweep at the hands of the hated New York Yankees resulted in a number of things. In the process, the Mets have now dropped six of their last seven games and fallen to a mere three games above .500 for the first time since May 24th. Their all-time record against their crosstown rivals..a disappointing 35-52. Worse yet, having had a chance to move into first place in the NL East as [...]
The Mets eight game winning streaked was snapped this afternoon as the Yankees beat up on Mike Pelfrey and handed the Mets a 5-3 loss in game two of the Subway series. Game Summary Mike Pelfrey did not continue his streak of great starts as he struggled early and often against the Yankees. He gave up five runs on seven hits and two homeruns in just the first four innings. Not the Pelfrey we are used [...]
It’s that time again – I happen to love the Subway Series, but I know there are others who don’t. Anyway we’ve reached the weekend and it’s the second act of the Subway Series for 2010. The Mets go to the Big City for the games at the new Yankee Stadium on Friday night, and Saturday and Sunday afternoons. The Mets are on a seven game winning streak, and the Yankees have just lost two [...]
Today, Major League Baseball announced it’s masterr schedule for 2010. Some notable dates for the New York Mets include: Opening Day: April 5 at home vs. Florida Marlins April 30-May 2: First Mets-Phillies series in Philadelphia May 21-23: Subway Series at Citi Field May 25-27: First Mets-Phillies series at home June 11-13: Interleague series in Baltimore June 15-17: Interleague series in Cleveland June 18-20: Subway Series in the Bronx June 22-24: Interleague series at home [...]
In what turned out to be the one and only opportunity for the Mets to breakthrough and rough up C.C. Sabathia, the Mets blew a golden opportunity. Actually, let me clarify that and say Jerry Manuel blew a golden opportunity. In the fifth inning, after Gary Sheffield broke up Sabathia’s perfect game with a lead-off solo homerun, Sabathia was rattled and after singles by Fernando Tatis (who is finally hot again) and Nick Evans (will Murphy [...]
So far the Subway Series has been a train wreck for the Mets offense. Imagine if Alex Cora had continued his anemic ways against A.J. Burnett (where did he get that shirt, from Greg Anthony?) and not snapped an 0-21 lifetime with a slap single? We would have been lamenting about getting no-hit by the former Met, a feat no Mets pitcher has ever accomplished. Nevertheless, the “hits cupboard” is barren right now, as the [...]
I can’t believe what I just saw… I find it so hard to remain optimistic after watching the Mets lose in gut-wrenching fashion once again. With a huge victory only one out away, Luis Castillo drops the game-ending third out, allowing two Yankees runs to score and give them a walk-off victory in front of a packed house at the new Yankee Stadium. It was a god-awful way to go down and saying that they choked would [...]
Forget the players. Forget the standings. This is about the fans. It’s that time of year when New Yorkers come together – and get torn apart – over the love of the game and the love of their team. The Subway Series. Whether you are a Yankee fan or a Mets fan, you’re a proud New Yorker. But why is it that in this sport, unlike any of the other major sports, you just can’t [...]
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