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Cubs rally to complete four-game sweep of Mets

Thanks to a little help from the Mets, the Cubs rallied for a 6-5 win this afternoon at Wrigley Field to finish off a four-game sweep. 255 more words

Winless In Chicago

By JOHN JACKSON  Associated Press

  CHICAGO (AP) _ Dexter Fowler scored the tiebreaking run on a passed ball in the seventh inning and also homered, and the Chicago Cubs rallied from a four-run deficit to beat the New York Mets 6-5 on Thursday, completing a four-game sweep. 438 more words


Lucas Duda's .422 OBP and Anthony Recker's Weird Slash Line

Mets first baseman Lucas Duda has an alarming .422 OBP and .507 SLG this year, including 2 HBP and a 15/11 KBB ratio. That’s quite a bit above Lucas’ previous year OBPs – since 2011, Lucas had gotten on base .370, .329, .352, and .349 times per plate appearance, in order. 247 more words


Mets rally past Braves, 3-2, for 10th straight win

NEW YORK – Lucas Duda hit a tiebreaking single in the eighth inning that sent the Mets to their 10th consecutive victory Wednesday night, 3-2 over the Atlanta Braves. 245 more words


Bartolo Colon's pitching is even more amazing than his hitting

General manager Sandy Alderson took command of the New York Mets after the 2010 season, with the franchise in financial flux, and began a long process of shedding bad contracts and revitalizing the team’s farm system in the hopes of building a sustainable winner behind a slew of promising pitching talent. 974 more words


Mets promote prospect Kevin Plawecki to replace Travis d'Arnaud

The Mets suffered a pair of unfortunate injuries on Sunday afternoon, losing reliever Jerry Blevins to a fractured forearm and catcher Travis d’Arnaud to a fractured hand. 115 more words