The Mets’ Offense Blasts Phillies at Citi Field

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Mets 8, Phillies 2   NEW YORK, May 28 — The New York Mets blasted the Philadelphia Phillies by a final score of 8–2 on Fireworks Night at Citi Field on Saturday. Fireworks lit up the Citi Field sky after the game while the  Mets’ offense lit it up during the game. Their offense displayed […] READ MORE


Lonnie Smith: The Unlikely Season

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Lonnie Smith was never the world’s greatest baseball player, though there were times when he could have been in the upper echelon. His speed was his greatest quality, as he swiped 370 bags during his 17-year career. He was above average with the bat, putting up a career average of .288, a tad over 1,400 […] READ MORE


Max Scherzer to Miss 6-8 Weeks

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New York Mets right hander Max Scherzer will miss the next six to eight weeks with an oblique injury, per Andy McCullough of The Athletic. Max Scherzer has a “moderate to high-grade” oblique strain, the Mets say. He will miss six to eight weeks. — Andy McCullough (@ByMcCullough) May 19, 2022 Scherzer started Wednesday night’s […] READ MORE


Phillies Spring Schedule Can Make Season

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Things do not look good in the city of brotherly love. The Philadelphia Phillies, who once again spent big this past offseason on free-agent outfielders Nick Castellanos and Kyle Schwarber, find themselves below .500, and 5.5 games behind the division-leading New York Mets. The Phils have slowly clawed their way back up the standings and […] READ MORE


Mets Top Mariners on Mazeika’s Heroics

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Mets 5, Mariners 4   NEW YORK, May 14 — Patrick Mazeika channeled his inner Willie Mays and the New York Mets topped the Seattle Mariners 5–4 at Citi Field on Saturday evening. Fifty years to the day after Mays homered for a key Mets win, so did Mazeika. The catcher’s tie-breaking seventh inning blast on […] READ MORE


Trading Prospects for Veterans by Mets

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Trading prospects for veterans can be decisive in a team’s title hopes. The New York Mets know the successes and failures of these trades.  Such trades for veterans Mike Piazza and Yoennis Cespedes earned trips to the World Series for the Mets in 2000 and 2015. However, the Mets’ trade deadline acquisition of Javier Baez […] READ MORE




Cano Designated for Assignment by Mets

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The New York Mets designated Robinson Cano for assignment this morning. In the end, it came down to numbers. First, mandatory roster cuts for teams to get down to 26 players loomed by Noon on May 2nd.  The 39-year-old Cano missed the 2021 season with his second PED suspension. He played well in winter ball […] READ MORE


Five Mets Pitchers Combine to No-Hit Phillies

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Time will tell whether 2022 will be a special season for the New York Mets. However, there seems to be no reason to doubt that it will happen if Friday’s events are any indication. April 29th was a special night at Citi Field. 32,416 fans cheered on a chilly night as five Mets pitchers combined […] READ MORE