Pelfrey fights through six Ike contracts Home Run Fever Bullpen: DOA
Wright, down a pinkie, Homers to spur Niese, Duda Phils: Where’d your bats go?
Hey, hey, Jason Bay Finally sends long ball on its way Strong pitching also from R.A. Though Murphy briefly extends Phils’ day
Happy Friday to you! The Mets open a three-game set with Philadelphia tonight. The series features some delicious pitching matchups. R.A. Dickey faces Cliff Lee tonight, Jon Niese takes on Vance Worley tomorrow, and Mike Pelfrey faces Cole Hamels on Sunday. It’s fairly strange that this weekend’s series lacks the… Read More →
The good news? He hasn’t been ruled out. The bad news? No one is saying how long he will take to heal, or how long they will play a man short. FLUSHING, N.Y., April 12, 2012 – “The injury to the little finger on David Wright’s right hand was re-evaluated… Read More →
A punchless offense and charitable bullpen Fails crisp Santana
Heading over to Mets-Nats, where we will have an afternoon of live-tweet goodness (follow @lohudmets) and postgame discussion. Just wanted to touch base on Daniel Murphy, who blew several double plays last night, and Lucas Duda, who missed a very catchable ball. If both players fail to improve defensively, they… Read More →
Gee betrayed by gloves Smallest finger sidelines Wright A loss? An omen?
Feeling good about your Mets, were you? Hey, 4-0! Beat the odds! Here comes the karmic retribution Mets fans deserve after, well, all of it. Nope! David Wright, seen last night hitting and not appearing to have any broken bones, has a fracture in his pinky, the Mets announced moments… Read More →
You know, I feel pretty silly. I’ve spent most of the past four years pointing out that whatever you feel about Mike Pelfrey- that he’s an ace-to-be, that he’s terrible, that he is woefully inconsistent- is really just projecting the rising and falling of Met defense and luck upon a… Read More →
Murphy saves the day Diving stop and flawless toss Also: he can hit
So the first undefeated season is still in play three games in. I value your intelligence too much to spend much time pointing out that a 3-0 start doesn’t mean much. The 2007 Mets started out 3-0. That ended poorly. The 1986 Mets started out 2-3, then won 108 games…. Read More →
At long last: clutch hits Mets earn return on Niese deal No Larry, no wins