New York Mets' second baseman Neil Walker continued his power surge by launching his ninth home run of the season in last night's win over the Cincinnati Reds. Walker, who has never hit more than 23 home runs in a season, is currently tied for the major league lead in long balls.
New York Mets' catcher Kevin Plawecki will get the bulk of the playing time at catcher with Travis d'Arnaud sidelined with a shoulder injury. Plawecki, who is not as strong a hitter as d'Arnaud but a better defender, could make a strong case for more playing time while d'Arnaud is out of the lineup.
New York Mets' pitcher Noah Syndergaard walked the streets of Manhattan yesterday in a full Thor costume, Daniel Popper of the New York Daily News reports. Syndergaard, who embraces the nickname of Thor due to his resemblance to the Norse god of thunder, was wearing the costume to help film a segment for SNY.
The New York Mets (13-7) finished off a three game sweep of the Cincinnati Reds (9-13) with a 5-2 win Wednesday Night at Citi Field.
The New York Mets (12-7) will go for the series sweep against the Cincinnati Reds (9-12) Wednesday evening at Citi Field. First pitch is scheduled for 7:10 PM.
New York Mets' starting pitcher Steven Matz is planning to honor military veterans and first responders at every Wednesday home game this season, ESPN New York's Adam Rubin reports. Matz established the TRU 32 program to invite 32 first responders to each Wednesday home game, where they will get free tickets and meet Matz before the game.
The New York Mets (12-7) scored four runs in the seventh inning to come from behind and defeat the Cincinnati Reds (9-12) 4-3. Yoenis Cespedes launched a pinch hit three run homer in the seventh to tie the game and David Wright drove in the winning run with an RBI single in the frame.
The New York Mets (11-7) will look to pick up their fifth straight win when they continue their three game series with the Cincinnati Reds (9-11) tonight. Bartolo Colon (1-1, 2.89 ERA) will face off with lefty Brandon Finnegan (1-1, 3.74 ERA) in the pitching matchup.
The New York Mets have placed catcher Travis d'Arnaud on the 15 day disabled list with a right rotator cuff strain. Rene Rivera was promoted from Triple-A Las Vegas to take d'Arnaud's spot on the active roster.
New York Mets' catcher Travis d'Arnaud will undergo a shoulder exam at the Hospital For Special Surgery this afternoon, ESPN New York's Adam Rubin reports. d'Arnaud left last night's game in the eighth inning after complaining of pain in his right shoulder.