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…

Series Preview: Florida Marlins II

Headlines Oh no, Captain, my Captain: Well we all kind of knew this was coming, but it hurts just the same. David Wright is going to be out for an extended period of time due to a neck injury. They are trying to avoid surgery “in the short term.” Oh, great. The Boys are Back…

Series Preview: Chicago White Sox

Headlines Don’t you take that hammer: In the top of the third inning of Saturday night’s affair, during a 0-0 game with one out, Noah Syndergaard threw behind Chase Utley. Inexplicably, umpire Adam Hamari threw Syndergaard out immediately. The move was widely panned as overzealous, given there were no warnings, and the situation hardly represented…

Series Preview: Los Angeles Dodgers II

Headlines As the Harv turns: Matt Harvey turned in another start like most of his 2016 starts. 3 scoreless, 5 earned in innings 4 and 5 in his 7th loss of the season. The warranted speculation regarding his rotation status was quickly quashed by Terry Collins, who announced he would make his next scheduled start as…

Series Preview: Washington Nationals II

Headlines Taking care of business: It wasn’t always pretty, but the Mets dispatched the Brewers in all 3 of their games over the weekend. Noah Syndergaard pitched a gem on Sunday, and tallied 10+ strikeouts for the third time this year. Don’t walk this way: The Mets’ pitching staff has continued to be extremely stingy with…

Series Preview: Milwaukee Brewers

Headlines Back in action? d’ArNO: Travis d’Arnaud remains on the DL with an ailing shoulder and appears nowhere close to a return. He has traveled to California to work with his off-season trainer to try to get right. Say hey: The Mets may have lost their series against the Nats, but Juan Lagares made his…