Tag: New York Mets

Mets trade with Mariners for veteran players

Photo courtesy of Eric Enfermero, Wikipedia The New York Mets acquired Robinson Cano and Edwin Diaz from the Seattle Mariners in exchange for a package of veterans and prospects on Monday: Jay Bruce, Anthony Swarzak, Justin Dunn, Gerson Bautista and Jarred Kelenic. The unusual blockbuster deal was initiated by the […]

Mets Sweep the Phillys in Home Game Series

The New York Mets hit the road for the first time this season, journeying to Philadelphia on Monday for a series against the Phillies. The Queens team – perhaps chastened by its lackluster performance against the Miami Marlins – made Citizens Bank Park its own, blowing out their rivals over […]

Giants Win Wild Card Game Against Mets

Photo courtesy of Arturo Pardavila III, Wikipedia For the second postseason matchup between the New York Mets and the San Francisco Giants, the two teams competed on Wednesday night for the National League Wild Card Game. The Giants were ultimately victorious with a final score of 3-0. The Mets’ starting […]

Jose Fernandez, 24, Dies in Boating Accident

Photo courtesy of Arturo Pardavia lll, Wikipedia The baseball world lost one of its most prominent figures, as Miami Marlins’ ace pitcher Jose Fernandez was killed in a boating accident early Sunday morning at the age of 24. The 2013 National League Rookie of the Year was on a 32-foot […]

New Sliding Rules Spark Up Controversy in MLB

Photo courtesy of slgckgc, Wikipedia Just two-and-a-half weeks into the 2016 MLB season, there is already major controversy surrounding a new rule that was put into place in the offseason. In order to improve player safety, Major League Baseball decided to revamp one of the most critical and often-used plays […]

Offseason Moves Look to Strengthen Mets and Yankees

Photo courtesy of Slgckgc, Wikipedia With the 2016 MLB season just six days away from beginning, both the Mets and Yankees look to build on last year’s postseason performances. For the Mets, building on last year’s season means achieving the ultimate goal: becoming World Series Champions for the first time […]

Mets Rotation Solid, Yankees Arms Less Hopeful

Photo courtesy of Slgckgc, Wikipedia Baseball season is right around the corner, as the New York Yankees and Mets pitchers and catchers report to spring training on Thursday.  The contrast between the two pitching staffs could not be starker. The Mets feature young up-and-coming starters like Noah Syndergaard and Jacob deGrom […]

Mets Clinch Division for First Time Since 2006

Photo courtesy of Slgckgc, Wikipedia  Mets hysteria has swept the baseball world, as the team clinched the National League East title over the weekend, securing their spot in the MLB postseason. This will be the Mets' first postseason appearance since 2006, and after back-to-back breakdowns that led to missing the […]