April 2012

Series Preview: Mets Go to Altanta to Battle Braves

April 16, 2012 // 0 Comments

Starting tonight at 7:10, the Mets begin a three-game series with the red-hot Braves. The Mets are coming off a series win in Philadelphia, in which they took two out of three. In the first game, R.A. Dickey outdueled Cliff Lee, allowing just one run over seven innings of work. Jason Bay hit his [...]

Bullpen Implodes, Mets Lose 8-2

April 15, 2012 // 0 Comments

The scoring in today’s game was completely backwards. If you told me the Phillies would score eight runs today, I would have said they would have been scored on Mike Pelfrey and not the Mets bullpen- which has been lights-out this season. That was not the case today. Pelfrey, making his [...]

David Wright Returns With a Bang, Mets Blank Phils 5-0

April 14, 2012 // 0 Comments

Last night, most of the Mets fanbase was thinking about what the net two weeks would be like for the team with Daniel Murphy manning the hot corner. 24 hours later, David Wright is back, and looks like he’s in mid-season form. Yesterday, Terry Collins told the media that Wright would go on [...]

Wright Returns to Lineup Against Phillies

April 14, 2012 // 0 Comments

David Wright will be playing at third base today for the Mets after missing three games with a broken pinkie finger. I think this really surprised us all when we heard the news. Yesterday, Wright told reporters that his finger was so swollen, he could not move it. Terry Collins said if the swelling [...]

Mets Beat Phillies 5-2 Behind Solid Outing By Dickey

April 13, 2012 // 0 Comments

In Philadelphia, tonight belonged to R.A. Dickey. Despite the favorable pitching matchup for the Phillies- Cy Young Award winner Cliff Lee vs. R.A. Dickey- the Mets won the game behind their number two starter. Here’s how it went down. In the first, the visiting Mets began a rally with Ruben [...]

Thursday Trivia: Premiere Edition

April 12, 2012 // 2 Comments

I’m starting a new feature here at Up Along First called “Thursday Trivia.” Each Thursday, I will post a Mets-related or MLB-related trivia question. Good luck! In light of yesterday’s 50th anniversary of the first ever New York Mets game: How many 15-game losers did the [...]
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