Cubs vs. Mets: Let It Be

Friday, October 16th, 2015

It was a lesson I learned early. Oddly enough, at least if you find coincidences odd, it was the last time the Mets and Dodgers met in the postseason -- 1988. My dad and I were out playing catch in the vacant lot next to our house when he asked who ...

Could Yoenis Cespedes win the NL MVP Award?

Thursday, September 10th, 2015

Since his arrival in Queens at the 2015 MLB trade deadline, Yoenis Cespedes has lit a fire under the New York Mets. In the process he has helped lead them to a near-insurmountable lead in the National League East and has been baseball's hottest player by a wide margin. In ...

Mets all but clinch NL East as Washington chokes again

Wednesday, September 9th, 2015

For a team that has been on the fortunate side of some of the most remarkable events in baseball history -- the miracle of 1969, making a World Series with 82 wins in 1973, the whole Buckner thing in '86 -- Mets fans are an incredibly neurotic bunch. Maybe it's ...

Bartolo Colon to start Opening Day for the New York Mets

Tuesday, March 24th, 2015

Bartolo Colon is going to start on opening day. In the year 2015. That's a thing that is actually happening. I'll give you a moment to process that information. Yes, the rotund right hander will toe the slab on opening day for the New York Mets on April 6 against the Washington ...

New York Mets ace Matt Harvey undergoes Tommy John Surgery

Tuesday, October 22nd, 2013

New York Mets ace right hander Matt Harvey finally underwent Tommy John surgery on his injured pitching elbow on Tuesday. Harvey had tried to avoid surgery for several weeks, believing he could simply rehab the injury and return to the mound. It was finally determined his best course was to ...

Patrick Corbin: The budding star we haven’t heard of

Monday, June 3rd, 2013

The best pitcher in the National League so far this year is a second-year starter taking the league by storm. And it's not the one who was just on the cover of Sports Illustrated. Mets sensation Matt Harvey is commanding all the attention, but it's Diamondbacks lefty Patrick Corbin who is ...

Roy Halladay roughed up again as Phillies fall to Mets

Monday, April 8th, 2013

As McD discussed last week, there are a ton of people yakking about Philadelphia Phillies right-hander Roy Halladay, his mechanics and the reasons for his recent struggles. That isn't going to stop any time soon, as the 35-year-old was roughed up again Monday night against the New York Mets. Halladay lasted ...

New York Mets: R.A. Dickey likely to be traded

Tuesday, December 4th, 2012

R.A. Dickey won the 2012 National League Cy Young Award for the New York Mets, but just a few weeks after taking home that hardware, the 38-year-old knuckleballer is likely on his way out of Queens. Apparently as many as eight teams have approached Mets general manager Sandy Alderson about ...