Category: ‘Game Reviews’

Washington Nationals Use Two Key Homers to Complete Sweep of New York Mets
April 23rd, 2017 at 11:00 PM
New York-The New York Mets have developed a rap for having an offense that relies almost exclusively on the long ball to score runs, and that held true tonight. Michael Conforto and Neil Walker both homered for the Mets, accounting for all three of their runs. Unfortunately for the Mets,...

New York Mets’ Bats Fall Flat in 3-1 Loss to Washington Nationals
April 22nd, 2017 at 8:09 PM
New York-For much of the past two seasons, the New York Mets' offense has lived and died by the presence of Yoenis Cespedes. The Mets are well under .500 without Cespedes in the lineup, and the trend has held true this season, as the Mets have lost all three games...

Jeurys Familia Walks in Winning Run as Nationals Outlast Mets in 11
April 21st, 2017 at 11:35 PM
New York-The New York Mets entered a big series with the Washington Nationals tonight extremely short handed. Even after placing Wilmer Flores and Lucas Duda on the disabled list, the Mets still were left with a very short bench thanks to nagging injuries for Yoenis Cespedes, Travis d'Arnaud, and Asdrubal...

Sloppy Defense Costs New York Mets in 6-4 Loss to Philadelphia Phillies
April 20th, 2017 at 10:59 PM
New York-The New York Mets entered tonight's game short handed with Wilmer Flores and Lucas Duda unavailable against the Philadelphia Phillies. Things got worse in the sixth inning, when Yoenis Cespedes had to depart the game with a hamstring cramp. The Mets didn't help their cause by playing some sloppy...

Jay Bruce Homers Twice as New York Mets Snap Four Game Losing Streak
April 19th, 2017 at 10:40 PM
New York-Thank goodness for Jay Bruce. Those are five words that New York Mets' fans didn't expect to be putting together in a sentence at the beginning of the season. The Mets spent the entire winter trying to trade Bruce in order to clear a starting job for Michael Conforto,...