For the second time in three games at Citi Field, the Mets took an early lead behind a flurry of home runs. This time, they even held on for the win.
The Rangers shuffled their rotation after Andrew Cashner was scratched on Tuesday, and left-hander Martin Perez will most likely start for Texas opposite Mets righty Rafael Montero at Citi Field on Wednesday.
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Rookie right-hander Chris Flexen will make his third Major League start when the Mets open a two-game series with the Rangers on Tuesday at Citi Field. Right-hander Andrew Cashner, who is riding a three-game winning streak, will pitch for the Rangers.
Jay Bruce’s absence from the Mets’ lineup Saturday and Sunday against the Dodgers was due to a stiff neck, Mets manager Terry Collins revealed before Sunday’s series finale at Citi Field.
The dominating Dodgers added to their astonishing string of achievements on Sunday with a 8-0 win at Citi Field that completed their first season sweep of the Mets, as Hyun-Jin Ryu allowed one hit in seven innings and Cody Bellinger and Justin Turner homered.
A year ago, at the non-waiver Trade Deadline, Jay Bruce went from the Reds to the Mets. It was an emotional moment for Bruce. He didn’t hide it. Nothing against the Mets, but the Reds were his team. He signed with them out of high school and never thought he would play somewhere else.
Wherever David Peterson roamed, familiarity followed. As Peterson emerged from the Mets’ clubhouse Saturday afternoon, Steven Matz, a fellow left-handed pitcher, walked over to greet him. Moments later it was Jacob deGrom, who shares an agency with the Mets’ 2017 first-round Draft pick. Then Michael Conforto, a former Oregon State Beaver, offered some good-natured ribbing […]
Cody Bellinger and Corey Seager give all pitchers fits; that much is widely known throughout the Majors. But even more impressively, the young duo of Dodgers’ left-handed hitters still smoke the ball against same-sided pitchers. That doesn’t bode well for Mets starter Steven Matz, as the left-hander will take the mound opposite Dodgers starter Hyun-Jin […]
Turns out, third time is not the charm for Seth Lugo. That is, the third time he goes through an opponent’s batting order in a game. Offenses are now hitting .381 off Lugo the third time through the order following the conclusion of the Mets’ 7-4 to the Dodgers on Saturday.
The Greatest Show on Earth continued its record run at Citi Field on Saturday, as five Dodgers homered in a 7-4 comeback win over the Mets, who hit four home runs.
The best team in baseball rolled into the Big Apple and rolled right over the Mets on Friday night. Yu Darvish allowed three hits over seven scoreless innings with 10 strikeouts in his Dodgers debut, a 6-0 win at Citi Field that kept his new club’s division lead over Arizona at 14 games.