Archives

Category: ‘Game Previews’

Lagares Uses Glove and Bat to Lift Mets Over Braves, 3-2
August 27th, 2014 at 12:00 AM
The New York Mets (62-70) defeated the Atlanta Braves (68-64) in their series opener by a score of 3-2 Tuesday night at Citi Field. Mets centerfielder Juan Lagares put on a show with his glove while also hitting the game-winning home run, propelling Dillon Gee to his first win since...

Mets Bats Awaken, Avoid Sweep in 11-3 Win Over Dodgers
August 24th, 2014 at 8:19 PM
The New York Mets (61-70) salvaged the final game of their three-game series with the Los Angeles Dodgers (74-58) with an 11-3 win Sunday afternoon at Dodger Stadium. Outscored 13-6 in the first two games of the weekend, the Met offense belted out fourteen hits in support of Bartolo Colon,...

Jacob DeGrom Hit Hard in Return as Los Angeles Dodgers Win 7-4
August 24th, 2014 at 11:04 AM
Los Angeles-Jacob deGrom (L, 6-6) was hit very hard in his return from the disabled list last night. After being on a tear prior to going on the DL two weeks ago, deGrom gave up five runs in six innings. That offensive outburst allowed the Los Angeles Dodgers (74-57) to...

Los Angeles Dodgers Defeat New York Mets 6-2
August 23rd, 2014 at 11:37 AM
Los Angeles-The New York Mets (60-69) played one of their sloppiest games of the season last night. The Mets committed three errors, and a critical one by Wilmer Flores opened the floodgates for a big seventh inning for the Los Angeles Dodgers (73-57). The Dodgers used that frame to power...

Mets Bats Come Through in 8-5 Win Over A’s
August 20th, 2014 at 9:35 PM
The New York Mets (60-68) evened up their series with an 8-5 win over the Oakland A's (74-52) Wednesday afternoon at the O.Co Coliseum. Lucas Duda led the Mets offensively with a 2-for-4 day, driving in three and scoring twice with a walk. Curtis Granderson, Daniel Murphy and Eric Campbell...

Dillon Gee Struggles Again as Oakland A’s Beat New York Mets 6-2
August 20th, 2014 at 11:52 AM
Oakland-The results for the New York Mets on offense were a little better yesterday. After being held to only four hits a night for five straight games, the Mets (59-68) got more than four last night. Unfortunately for them, they only got six hits and two runs. That would not...

New York Mets’ Bats Sleep in as Chicago Cubs Win 4-1
August 18th, 2014 at 3:26 PM
New York-The New York Mets (59-67) have fallen on very hard times offensively. The Mets had recorded only four hits a game in their last four games, and faced a series finale with the Chicago Cubs (54-70) down their starting pitcher. The Mets were without Bartolo Colon, who flew home...

Starlin Castro’s Ninth Inning Homer Lifts Chicago Cubs to 2-1 Victory Over New York Mets
August 17th, 2014 at 5:24 PM
New York-This afternoon's game between the New York Mets and Chicago Cubs turned into a dynamic pitcher's duel. Starters Rafael Montero and Jake Arrieta were outstanding, and the game fittingly was tied 1-1 headed into the top of the ninth inning. That changed quickly as a solo homer from Starlin...

New York Mets Pick up Key Hits in 7-3 Win Over Chicago Cubs
August 16th, 2014 at 10:10 PM
New York-The New York Mets (59-65) broke out on offense tonight, and they did it despite getting only four hits. The four hits were very timely, however, and the Mets got strong work from their bullpen to secure a 7-3 win over the Chicago Cubs (52-70). The win made it...

Eric Campbell’s Big Blast Helps New York Mets Snap Losing Streak
August 15th, 2014 at 11:52 PM
New York-The New York Mets (58-65) have struggled on offense since the All Star Break, often failing to get the big hit when they need it. They finally got a clutch hit tonight against the Chicago Cubs (52-69). Eric Campbell's three run homer in the fourth inning was the difference...

Washington Nationals Sweep New York Mets Behind Gem from Stephen Strasburg
August 14th, 2014 at 10:28 PM
New York-The New York Mets (57-65) have been overmatched by the Washington Nationals (66-53) all season long. This game was no different. The Mets struggled mightily with Stephen Strasburg, who allowed only one run on three hits in seven innings of work. The Nationals would hang on to defeat the...

Washington Nationals Win 10th Straight Game at Citi Field 3-2 Over New York Mets
August 13th, 2014 at 10:37 PM
New York-The Washington Nationals (65-53) continued their mastery of the New York Mets (57-64) at Citi Field Tuesday night. The Nationals produced some late offense to steal a 3-2 victory from the Mets. The win was Washington's 10th straight victory at Citi Field. The game was a true pitcher's duel as...

Washington Nationals Clobber Rafael Montero, New York Mets 7-1
August 12th, 2014 at 10:29 PM
New York-Rafael Montero got his second shot with the New York Mets Tuesday night and it didn't go as planned. Montero (L, 0-3) got beat up for five runs in five plus innings of work, including three home runs by the Washington Nationals. That outburst combined with strong work from Doug Fister meant...

Four Run Seventh Inning Powers New York Mets to Series Win in Philadelphia
August 11th, 2014 at 4:07 PM
Philadelphia-The New York Mets have had their share of tough losses this season. Yesterday's game against the Philadelphia Phillies, when the Mets blew a 6-1 lead and fell 7-6 in walkoff fashion, certainly qualified. The Mets have shown an ability to bounce back this year from those losses that hasn't...

New York Mets Squander 6-1 Lead, Allow Philadelphia Phillies to Walk Off with Victory
August 10th, 2014 at 5:52 PM
Philadelphia-The New York Mets (56-62) squandered a 6-1 lead against the Philadelphia Phillies (53-65) on Sunday. The Mets lead was cut from 6-1 in the bottom of the sixth to 6-5 heading into the bottom of the ninth. Jenrry Mejia (L, 5-5), who has been dealing with a sore calf...

Lucas Duda’s RBI Single Helps New York Mets to 11 Inning Victory
August 9th, 2014 at 11:57 PM
Philadelphia-The New York Mets and Philadelphia Phillies have played quite a few extra inning contests in Philadelphia this season. The Mets and Phillies played three straight extra inning contests back in June, and the two teams needed 11 innings to settle tonight's contest. The Mets (56-61) got the last laugh...

Bartolo Colon Records 200th Career Win as New York Mets Win 5-4
August 8th, 2014 at 10:48 PM
Philadelphia-It was a milestone night for Bartolo Colon and the New York Mets (55-61), but the ride was a bit bumpy to get there. The Mets raced out to a 5-0 lead over the Philadelphia Phillies (52-64), but had to hang on for dear life as the Phillies scored three...

Bryce Harper’s Walk Off Home Run Beats New York Mets in 13th Inning
August 7th, 2014 at 5:45 PM
Washington, D.C.-The New York Mets knew they needed to win today's game against the Washington Nationals in the worst way. Manager Terry Collins knew the stakes were high and managed like it was a postseason contest. The Mets (54-61) had their hearts broken, however, as Bryce Harper's homer in the...

Washington Nationals Even Series with New York Mets with 7-1 Win
August 6th, 2014 at 11:05 PM
Washington, D.C.-The Washington Nationals (61-51) evened up their series with the New York Mets (54-60) by winning 7-1. The Nationals burst out for seven runs and tattered Mets' starting pitcher Jonathon Niese (L, 5-8), who was tagged for six runs on eight hits in six innings of work.  The Nationals got...

New York Mets Start Critical Series in Washington with 6-1 Win
August 5th, 2014 at 10:29 PM
Washington, D.C.-The clock may be approaching midnight on the New York Mets' playoff dreams if they don't play well in the next 10 days. The Mets entered tonight's contest against the division leading Washington Nationals six games below .500 and at least seven games out of a playoff spot. That...