More Great News Mets Fans!!!
John Maine was just named National League Pitcher of the Month of April as announced by Major League Baseball!
Here is what they had to say on the Press Release at MLB.COM…
Maine, whose 1.35 ERA led the Major Leagues in April, posted a 4-0 record in the month. Over 33.1 innings pitched, Maine has allowed only five earned runs and no more than two earned runs in any outing.
He recorded 30 strikeouts and ranked third with a .159 batting average against. Maine and Jose Reyes have now become the first Mets teammates to win the Player and Pitcher of the Month awards since Dwight Gooden and Gary Carter in September 1985. Maine is the first Mets hurler to win the monthly award since Al Leiter won in June 2000.
What a great day!
I am so pumped up! A great win and two of Major League Baseball’s top monthly awards go to the New York Mets!