The New York Mets have fallen far behind what lofty expectations predicted for the club at the beginning of the season. The organization still sits 13 games out of first place behind the Washington Nationals, and 11 games behind in the wild card. Fans and management have been waiting for the breakout to propel the Mets as have happened the two previous seasons, but that moment has not come. As
On December 9, 2013; Curtis Granderson would end up saying goodbye to the Bronx and hello to Queens. This would be the day where he would officially sign a four-year deal with the New York Mets. Unfortunately, the contract is coming to an end, as this is the final year of the deal. At the press conference to announce the signing, Grandy took a small jab at his former team.
As the 2017 MLB season continues to spiral out of control for the New York Mets, they continue to be getting bad news. According to NJ.com, David Wright is being shut down for the foreseeable future from any throwing activity. He has yet to play on the field for the 2017 season. In fact, he is still recovering from his injuries in 2016. Since this news ended up breaking a few
The 2017 season for the New York Mets hasn't been a great one early on. It now just slid from bad to worse thanks to Matt Harvey. On Sunday morning, just hours before he scheduled to pitch, Harvey was suspended for three games for violating team rules. Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports reported that the suspension was due to Harvey no-showing to the ballpark on Saturday. With the Mets trying
NEW YORK – In the end, the small-ball speedy playing team from the heartland proved too much for the big city boys from Queens, as the Kansas City Royals beat the New York Mets, 7-2 to claim their second World Series championship, their first since 1985, four games to one. One night after seeing post-season hero Daniel Murphy channel his inner Bill Buckner in Game 4, the Royals made sure
Adidos Pirates and Yankees!!! See you next year, Cardinals, Dodgers, Rangers and Astros. Close but no cigar Cubs (even with Marty McFly on your side). Which leaves us with just three teams, the Mets, the Blue Jays (who staved off elimination) and the Royals. The question for the Mets is who would they rather face? It would be an epic battle to see the fastball hitters of the Blue Jays
Let me be honest with all of you. I am a true Met fan. I am the only Met fan in my family. I lived in a house of Yankee fans. My dad - Yankees. My brothers - Yankees. I wasn't born to see the 1969 Miracle Mets. I was only a year old for the "Ya Gotta Believe" team that went 82-79, beat the mighty Cincinnati Reds in the
When it was finally known that the NLDS was going to the Mets and Dodgers, dreams of pitching duels danced in everyone’s head. Game 1 of the series between Clayton Kershaw and Jacob deGrom did not disappoint. As both pitchers were on top of their game, and the Mets won the duel 3-1, with both pitchers combining for 24 strikeouts. Game 2 promised to be more of the same with
While the American League keeps playing meaningful games on the final weekend of the regular season, things in the NL are a little more settled. The five teams know who they are, and the only question being asked is, will the Dodgers and Mets open in New York. But knowing who is going to play whom and knowing how it is going to turn out are two entirely different things.
The sport of baseball has always been tightly coupled with pranks and practical jokes. Maybe it's because players spend 162 games together, live in close quarters for nearly half a year, or that the flow of the game allows for the shenanigans of the clown. Regardless of why it happens, baseball lends itself very well to the offbeat characters and tomfoolery of jokesters. Rookies are always subjected to pranks. The