Harvey and Wheeler Displayed the future; Marcum forced Us back to present
It was easy to lose sight of David Wright’s accomplishment yesterday, with all the pitching prospects flying around. But let’s take a moment and look at Wright’s 1,500 hits. He’s become the fastest Met to reach 1,500 hits since… no one. No one in Mets history has ever collected more… Read More →
So. Collin McHugh is a Colorado Rockie. Eric Young, Jr. a fast man who the metrics say can play 2B, LF, CF and RF, but not well, is coming back. Young is fast, though, and was a big prospect at one point. For McHugh, this is a good move to… Read More →
He’s a bit wild His fastball is tremendous He’s Wheeler! He’s here!
Harvey’s masterpiece Nearly lost by Hawkins, Rice Parnell, though: solid
Look, nobody knows what Zack Wheeler’s major league career will be. He could flop, get injured, manage to find stardom immediately, or gradually. But that Wheeler is here already is a victory. This isn’t some premature promotion by the Mets, a Ruben Tejada or Carlos Gomez up too soon to… Read More →
Four hours of rain A flurry of Gee strikeouts Ruined by Freeman
Just wanted to weigh in on Bob Costas’ comments following that wonderful comeback victory for the Mets on Sunday. Here’s Costas: I have a great deal of respect for Costas and his work. And I also think taking his comments too literally is a mistake. But Costas pretty obviously thinks… Read More →
Errors forgotten Byrd strike first, then three-run bomb By yes, Nieuwenhuis
Niese command wavers A Duda misplay plates two And only Wright hits
Marcum gets tattooed Murphy keeps hitting, comeback Thwarted by Cubs’ ‘pen
Gee outshines Miller Homers from Byrd, Wright, Duda Mets reach .400!
The best development in the minor leagues for the Mets this season isn’t Zack Wheeler. It’s Rafael Montero. To be sure, seeing Wheeler stay largely healthy, more than hold his own at Triple-A, and head to the Mets to debut this Tuesday is excellent. But really, Wheeler had already pitched… Read More →
According to what Terry Collins just told Mike Francesa on WFAN, moving Daniel Murphy to first base isn’t just to see Jordany Valdespin at second. There will be a platoon, with Justin Turner facing lefties, Valdespin righties. The only issue with this is Turner, while right-handed, is a significantly better… Read More →
In new alignment Mets give away outs like gifts Cards take advantage