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Alejandro De Aza Volunteers to Learn Some First Base
May 20th, 2016 at 8:58 AM
Prior to last night's game with the Washington Nationals, there was an unusual sight during pre-game warmups. Alejandro De Aza, an outfielder by trade, was working out at first base. The workout was supervised by infield coach Tim Teufel, and ESPN New York's Adam Rubin reports that this came as...

Terry Collins Won’t Commit to Starting Matt Harvey in Washington Next Week
May 20th, 2016 at 12:39 AM
Matt Harvey had the worst start of his career last night, allowing nine runs (six of which were earned) in just 2.2 innings. The outing was a complete disaster for Harvey, who looked completely lost on the mound at points throughout the game. Harvey's stuff has been notably compromised, although...

Matt Harvey Implodes as Washington Nationals Blow Out New York Mets
May 19th, 2016 at 10:38 PM
New York-Tonight's game against the Washington Nationals was slated to be a critical start for New York Mets' pitcher Matt Harvey. Harvey has gotten off to a slow start this season, entering tonight's action with a 3-5 record and a 4.93 ERA. The matchup with the Nationals figured to be...

Mets 101 Game Preview: Washington Nationals at New York Mets
May 19th, 2016 at 4:19 PM
The first series of the year between the New York Mets (22-17) and Washington Nationals (24-16) has been a predictably even affair. After the Mets picked up a 2-0 win on Tuesday night, the Nationals returned the favor with a 7-1 triumph last night. The Mets' offense was anemic in...

New York Mets’ All or Nothing Offense Coming Back to Haunt Them
May 19th, 2016 at 11:16 AM
When the New York Mets went on their massive surge in mid-April, a huge key to that success was their reliance on the long ball. The Mets lead the National League in home runs with 56, and on the year almost 50% of their runs scored have come via the...