Final Score: Mets 6, Braves 5 Player of the Game: Jonathon Niese- 8 IP, 6 H, 1 ER, 2 BB, 6 K, 106 pitches (71 strikes) Goat of the Game: (co-honors) Josh Edgin- 0.2 IP, 3 ER, 2 BB and Frank Francisco- 0.0 IP, 1 H, 1 ER, 2 BB
Final Score: Braves 4, Mets 0 Player of the Game: Matt Harvey- 6 IP, 2 H, 2 ER, 5 BB, 101 pitches (64 strikes) Goat of the Game: Josh Edgin- 0.2 IP, 2 H, 2 ER, K Notes: Harvey struggled to throw strikes early on. In the first inning, he threw 33 pitches, only 18 of them for strikes. He paid for… Read more →
The Mets begin a three-game series with the Atlanta Braves tonight at 7:10. The Braves come into this series red-hot and look like they are going to challenge the Nationals for the NL East crown. Atlanta has won seven of their last ten, and 12 of their last 15 games. They currently sit only four and a half back of… Read more →
Tim Byrdak confirmed today that he will in fact have surgery to repair a torn anterior capsule in his left shoulder. Byrdak was placed on the DL on August 3. Then on Monday, it was announced that the injury was very serious, and could require surgery. This is the same operation that Chris Young and Johan Santana had. Both have… Read more →
Player Of The Game: R.A. Dickey- 9 IP, 5 H, 1 ER, 0 BB, 10 K, 118 pitches (84 strikes) Goat Of The Game: None Notes: Jose Reyes failed to extend his hitting streak. Andres Torres had a big game. He was 3-for-3 with a walk, a triple, and a home run. If Dickey hadn’t pitched a complete game, he would… Read more →
The bullpen has been a major discussion virtually every day in Mets-world over the past few months. As a unit, they are clearly the worst in baseball, and the numbers back that up as well. We know that Sandy Alderson needs to acquire a reliever or two net off-season. However, the bigger question this winter will be: Who stays?
Final Score: Marlins 13, Mets 0 Player Of The Game: David Wright- 2-for-4 Goat Of The Game: Chris Young- 4.1 IP, 7 H, 7 ER, 3 BB, 4 K, 87 pitches (54 strikes) Notes: Chris Young was awful. He left up a few hanging breaking pitches and they were crushed. There’s not much more to say than that… The Met offense was… Read more →
Final Score: Marlins 4, Mets 2 Player Of The Game: Daniel Murphy- 2-for-4, HR Goat OF The Game: Jonathon Niese- 6 IP, 8 H, 4 ER, 1 BB, 4 K, 96 pitches (65 strikes) Notes: I don’t think Niese was terrible, he just had a rough fourth inning, allowing the Marlins to jump ahead 4-0. He struggled with the command of his curveball… Read more →