Category: ‘Mets 101 Features’

Jeurys Familia Blows First Save in Almost a Year as Cardinals Stun Mets 5-4
July 27th, 2016 at 11:02 PM
New York-With the Washington Nationals and Miami Marlins both picking up wins in the afternoon, it was important for the New York Mets to do the same tonight. The Mets, who split a double header yesterday with the St. Louis Cardinals, have been treading water for a while, failing to...

Mets 101 Game Preview: St. Louis Cardinals at New York Mets
July 27th, 2016 at 6:04 PM
The New York Mets (53-46) and St. Louis Cardinals (53-47) split a double header yesterday. The end result saw the Mets remain ahead of the Cardinals in the standings, and they hope it remains that way going forward. The best way to assure that is to pick up a win...

Bartolo Colon Will Start on Short Rest Saturday
July 27th, 2016 at 11:30 AM
Monday's rainout, combined with no off day tomorrow, means that the New York Mets have to change their rotation plans. Noah Syndergaard was originally scheduled to start on Saturday, but he will instead start on Sunday on normal rest. The Mets will instead pitch Bartolo Colon on Saturday on three...

Neil Walker’s Prolonged Slump Could Continue to Cost Him Playing Time
July 27th, 2016 at 8:36 AM
At the beginning of the season, the Neil Walker trade looked like an absolute home run for the New York Mets. Walker slugged nine home runs in the season's first month to set a new franchise record for most home runs in April, providing surprising power for a guy who...

Jose Reyes Out a Few Days with Intercostal Strain
July 27th, 2016 at 8:20 AM
The New York Mets suffered another injury in yesterday's double header with the St. Louis Cardinals. Third baseman Jose Reyes suffered a strained right intercostal muscle during a swing in the opener and had to sit out the night cap. After the game, Mets' manager Terry Collins told reporters that...