NEW YORK (AP) — Seth Lugo pitched two-hit ball over six innings, Travis d’Arnaud hit a record-setting homer for New York and the Mets beat the Atlanta Braves 3-2 to split a doubleheader Monday night. 430 more words
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By MIKE FITZPATRICK AP Baseball Writer
NEW YORK (AP) _ Robert Gsellman pitched well in a winning return from the minors and Travis d’Arnaud homered to help the New York Mets beat the Philadelphia Phillies 6-3 on Wednesday night in a game shortened to six innings because of rain. 749 more words
There’s an well-worn adage in sports: The box score doesn’t tell the whole story.
In this case, however, it absolutely does.
Here’s the situation: The New York Mets found out before Wednesday’s tilt against the Yankees that they would be without infielders Wilmer Flores and Jose Reyes due to injury, which left them without a third baseman. 117 more words