Meet the Mets
Continuing their trend of losing games in the most irritating fashion possible, the Mets blew a lead and nearly climbed all the way back before finally falling to the Phillies 10-7 in the longest nine-inning game in franchise history.
What little wiggle room the Mets had coming into this weekend in the Wild Card race is all but gone as Monday arrives.
As the Mets continue their stumble to the finish line, their shoddy defense is worth pointing fingers at.
It has been a long climb back to the top, but Jacob deGrom has thrown his way back into the Cy Young conversation.
From Pat Burrell to Jimmy Rollins to Maikel Franco, certain Phillies have always been a thorn in the Mets’ side.
While Bryce Harper was at the plate with bases loaded in the seventh inning, the real show was in the stands behind the dish as a brave fan battled an unknown flying assailant.
Around the National League East
Around Major League Baseball
Following the Red Sox loss to the Yankees, the team fired president Dave Dombrowski.
With that massive victory, the Astros became the first team since the 1939 Yankees with multiple wins by 20 or more runs in a season.
Following an appeal, Justin Turner will not face suspension for bumping an umpire, but he is still on the hook for an undisclosed fine.
This Date in Mets History
On this date in 1969, the Mets rode a strong start from Tom Seaver to clinch the first season-long winning record in franchise history.
Yesterday at Amazin’ Avenue
As the Mets’ playoff hopes continue their fade into nonexistence, the latest FanPulse shows confidence in the team following suit.