Category Archives: National League East

Mets come from behind in Atlanta again, but lose finale on ninth inning blunders

The Mets had a chance to reestablish dominance over the Braves on Thursday night. Atlanta destroyed New York on Wednesday in a 20-2 drubbing that started with a two-run home run by Pete Alonso and ended with 20 straight Atlanta … Continue reading

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The Mets are now below zero in run differential and that’s a bad sign

After getting blown out by the Atlanta Braves 20-2 last night, here’s a list of teams in the National League East with a better run differential than the New York Mets. Washington (+2), Atlanta (+14), and Miami (+21) Woof. The … Continue reading

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Even with this rag-tag lineup, the Mets losing to the Rockies is an unpleasant surprise

It happened to me again today. A Yankees fan asked me why I wasn’t ecstatic to be a Mets fan when my team was in first place. Uh… maybe because there’s more talent on the injured list than on the … Continue reading

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The banged-up Mets grind out another win and the White Sox have a Tony La Russa problem

The Mets started backup players in the five through nine spots in the order and used only relief pitchers on the mound Tuesday night, but they still came away with a 4-3 victory over Atlanta, their second in a row. … Continue reading

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Mets lose more key players to injury, somehow defeat Braves in series opener

The Mets beat the Braves 3-1 last night in Atlanta. What did it cost? In the words of Thanos, “Kevin Pillar’s nose.” The surprisingly useful outfielder took a fastball from Atlanta reliever Jacob Webb directly to the face in the … Continue reading

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The Mets are still in first place, but to stay there the backups need to come through

Oof. This past weekend was a rough one for the Mets. Not only did they get swept by Tampa Bay, but they lost Jeff McNeil and Michael Conforto to the injured list with hamstring injuries. Brandon Nimmo continues to miss … Continue reading

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Francisco Lindor sees first New York rat, hits first Citi Field home run in awesome Mets comeback

In one of the craziest regular season sequences since Wilmer Flores went from getting reportedly traded to hitting a walk-off home run in the middle of a pennant race, the Mets overcame a 4-0 deficit on Friday night to defeat … Continue reading

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Mets lose to Cardinals, fire two hitting coaches for no good reason

The Mets lost their series opener in St. Louis last night. It was a sad game in which New York jumped out to a 5-2 lead in the third thanks to Pete Alonso hitting doubles in his first two at-bats … Continue reading

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Edwin Diaz almost spoils the Mets’ most thrilling win of the season

Only the Mets can play a game in which they overcome a two-run deficit in the eighth inning by putting together their biggest, most clutch rally of the season and then leave you fuming mad at the end of the … Continue reading

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Would you look at that? Michael Conforto hit a game-winning home run

Just a couple of weeks ago, Michael Conforto could do nothing right for the Mets. He left the bat on his shoulder in key RBI situations, and when he did swing the bat, it often resulted in a ground out … Continue reading

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