Final Score: Mets 8, Giants 7 Player Of The Game: Scott Hairston- 2-for-5, 3 RBI, 3 R Goat Of The Game: Ike Davis- 0-for-4, 4 K
Tonight at 10:15 Eastern time, the Mets begin a four-game series with the Giants in San Francisco. The Mets head to San Fran having won only two of four games in Arizona against the Diamondbacks. In order to get back into the playoff race, the Mets really needed to take at least three of four or probably sweep. They didn’t… Read more →
The Mets have activated Mike Baxter for tomorrow night’s game in San Francisco. They have also optioned Nieuwenhuis to Buffalo. Baxter has been out since injuring himself while making one of the greatest catches of the year leaping into the left field wall at Citi Field to save Johan Santana‘s no-hitter. Before getting hurt, Baxter was a key piece off… Read more →
Final Score: Mets 5, Diamondbacks 1 Player Of The Game: R.A. Dickey- 7 IP, 4 H, 1 R, 0 ER, 3 BB, 8 K, 111 pitches (72 strikes) Goat Of The Game: Ike Davis- 0-for-4, 2 K
The Mets are moving Jenrry Mejia back to the starting rotation and it’s about time. Mejia, 22, has bounced between the bullpen and the starting rotation throughout his career including a stint in the big league bullpen as a relief pitcher. The original thought on Mejia was he was coming off Tommy John surgery, so his innings would be limited… Read more →
Alright, I know these past few weeks have been frustrating. The Mets have gone from a playoff contender to almost completely out of it. The team has obvious holes and inconsistencies. But why are so many people mad at Sandy Alderson? If we look back to late 2010, when it was obvious that Omar Minaya was going to be fired,… Read more →
Final Score: Player Of The Game: Ike Davis- 4-for-4, 3 home runs Goat Of The Game: Chris Young- 4 IP, 7 H, 6 ER, 2 BB, 2 SO, 68 pitches (45 strikes)
While Terry Collins has always been patient with Jason Bay, even he has to be sick of his perforemance right now. He stuck with him these past two years based on his long track-record of success in Pittsburgh and Boston. However, his leash with Bay is shortening, as it should be.