Series Preview: Chicago Cubs

We’re a game into the Cubs series (after a heart pumping win!), but that’s not going to stop us from taking a look at the rest of the series. Headlines Nationally swept: The offensive brown out continued, as the Mets dropped all three games against the Nationals. Curtis Granderson left game two with a strained…

Series Preview: Atlanta Braves IV

Headlines A sliver of redemption: The Mets swept their two game series against the (ugh) World Champion Royals. Wrapping up the season series, the Mets took the 3 of the 4 games against Kansas City with Jeurys Familia picking up saves in all 3 wins. Progress. Stop scaring us, damn it: With Noah Syndergaard and…

Series Preview: Kansas City Royals II

Headlines Yeesh: The Mets hit an obvious low point for the season as they were swept at home by arguably the worst team in the league, the Atlanta Braves. Lowlights included the tying run getting thrown out at home in the ninth on Saturday, and mustering one lonely hit en route to being shut out…

Series Preview: Atlanta Braves III

Headlines This sucks: The obvious major headline is the news that David Wright has undergone neck surgery and will likely be out for the remainder of the 2016 season. The Mets stand to recoup roughly $5 million on insurance, which fans can only hope gets utilized towards reinforcements. Will the real offense please stand up:…

Series Preview: Pittsburgh Pirates II

Headlines Milwaukee malaise: After winning the first two games of the series, the Mets had to settle for a series split with lowly the Brewers. Poor pitching and defensive miscues did them in on Saturday and Sunday. National emergency?: Winners of four straight, the Nationals find themselves a healthy 5 games up on our intrepid…

Series Preview: Milwaukee Brewers II

Headlines He’s baaaaack: With the infield depth running rather dry due to injury, Mets GM Sandy Alderson struck a deal with the Braves to bring Kelly Johnson back to New York for the second straight year. Headed to Atlanta is farmhand Akeel Morris. Thank goodness: After gutting out a 6-5 win in 10 innings on…

Series Preview: Pittsburgh Pirates

Headlines The walking wounded: Somehow, the Mets managed to take two out of three in Miami despite not having their starting first baseman, third baseman, catcher, center fielder, along with their backup center fielder being removed (Lagares with a bruised thumb). Better news is on the way, with D’Arnaud starting his rehab assignment, and Cespedes…