Curtis Granderson hit two home runs, but Zack Wheeler lasted just 3.2 innings, and the Mets lost to the Giants 6-4. It was New York's sixth straight defeat during what started out as a promising 11-game road trip.
Terry Collins spoke about how it's hard to succeed in the majors when you make adjustments as often as d'Arnaud has been doing at the plate.
Despite the Mets' recent struggles, Collins stuck with his plan to give Wright the day off on Sunday. Eric Campbell started in Wright's place at third base yesterday, but the captain ended up entering the game for one at-bat as a pinch-hitter.
The Mets' offensive struggles at home are often blamed on the size of Citi Field, but Daniel Stein-Sayles shows us that the Amazins also strike out a lot more often in Flushing than they do on the road.
On this date in Mets history, the team retired Gil Hodges's number 14 and Bobby Valentine donned a hilarious disguise to sneak back into a game he had been ejected from.
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