From bad to worse

The New York Mets have reached the point in the season where things become awkward; they are now waiting to die. After Friday's 7-5 loss to the Phillies, Mets manager Jerry Manuel awkwardly said it was a "tough loss," the dying equivalent of "I'm sorry." Condolences accepted. The news is no shock though. The Mets [...]

Video: Jeff Francoeur

There was so much irony in Atlanta Tuesday night. Jeff Francoeur (former Atlanta Brave) delivered a game-winning home run off Billy Wagner (former New York Met) in the ninth inning at Turner Field. After the game, Francoeur spoke to the media about the game (video courtesy of ESPN-New York) ...

Mets clip Braves

The New York Mets (54-53) rebounded from Monday's loss, beating the Atlanta Braves 3-2 at Turner Field. The win puts the Mets 6 1/2 behind the Atlanta Braves in the National League East. The Mets are now 21-34 on the road. The Philadelphia Phillies beat the Florida Marlins 6-1, placing the Mets in a third-place [...]

Mets Rewind: August 1

Here's what happened on this day in New York Mets history: 1989: The New York Mets blast the St. Louis Cardinals 11-0. Kevin McReynolds hit for the cycle (the first Met to accomplish the feat since Keith Hernandez did in 1985) and Sid Fernandez pitched a four-hit complete game shutout. 2000: After vetoing a trade [...]

Mets bite back

The New York Mets (53-51) rebounded from Friday's loss with a 5-4 walk-off win in the ninth inning against the Arizona Diamondbacks. Jesus Feliciano led off the ninth with a long triple to right-center field. After Jose Reyes popped to right field, the Diamondbacks intentionally walked Angel Pagan and David Wright to load the bases. [...]