Phillies 6, Mets 2 (8/16/20)

What’s more depressing than getting swept by the Phillies? Beats me but as it’s 2020, it seems we’re sure to find the answer. But after the Mets’ 6-2 loss on Sunday, which dropped the team five games below .500, it feels pretty rotten in these parts right now. Rick Porcello pitched good for five innings, [...]

Game Chatter: Walker Lockett vs Spencer Howard (8/14/20)

How much do the Mets want to avoid giving Seth Lugo a start? We're now on our fourth opportunity and it's been a hard pass each time. Michael Wacha got the first call, David Peterson the second, Robert Gsellman the third and now Walker Lockett the fourth. There's still Franklyn Kilome and Thomas Szapucki. So, [...]

Game Chatter: Anibal Sanchez vs Robert Gsellman (8/12/20)

Seth Lugo can't go into the rotation because he's not stretched out but Robert Gsellman, who's thrown a total of *1* IP since August 12, 2019 - there's no problem starting him. It's madness. At least Andres Gimenez gets the start over Amed Rosario.