Right-handers Matt Harvey and Justin Dunn, once the present and future of the New York Mets, are scheduled to meet Wednesday when the Seattle Mariners continue their series with the Orioles in Baltimore. When Dunn was selected in the first round of the 2016 MLB Draft by the Mets, the “Dark Knight” still ruled Gotham. But Harvey’s reign was already starting to crumble.
Posted: April 14, 2021, 8:08 am
You had Jonathan Villar’s walk-off hit in Game 1 and Marcus Stroman’s six scoreless innings in Game 2. You had great performances from Brandon Nimmo, Pete Alonso, Taijuan Walker and several others during the doubleheader. There was so much action.
Posted: April 14, 2021, 8:00 am
Michael Conforto’s plunking by a 100-mph fastball brought yells from the Mets’ dugout Tuesday, but manager Luis Rojas didn’t deem the pitch intentional. The Phillies’ Jose Alvarado threw high-and-tight to Conforto in the sixth inning in Game 1 of the doubleheader before drilling him in the right wrist with the next pitch (subsequent X-rays were negative). Conforto sat the nightcap of the doubleheader and will be evaluated Wednesday.
Posted: April 14, 2021, 7:57 am
Philadelphia Phillies (6-5) vs. New York Mets (4-3) Flushing, Queens; Wednesday, 7:10 p.m. EDT PITCHING PROBABLES: Phillies: Zack Wheeler (1-1, 2.31 ERA, 1.03 WHIP, 14 strikeouts) Mets: TBD BOTTOM LINE: The Philadelphia Phillies visit the New York Mets on Wednesday. The Mets went 17-23 in division games in 2020.
Posted: April 14, 2021, 7:50 am
Miami left fielder Adam Duvall had two home runs and matched a club record with seven RBIs to help lead the visiting Miami Marlins to a 14-8 win over the Atlanta Braves on Tuesday. Duvall was 4-for-5, hit his third and fourth home runs, and added a double to lift his batting average from .160 to .267. Miami came up with season highs with the 14 runs and hits (17), and seven of its starting position players got at least one hit.
Posted: April 14, 2021, 7:42 am
As he settles into his Mets tenure, Francisco Lindor has been both the benefactor and giver of advice on big contracts and calling New York home. The incoming insight has come from his good friend and countryman Carlos Beltran, who knows a thing or two about playing in New York on a hefty contract. The outgoing encouragement has gone to teammate Michael Conforto, whose lack of an extension has lingered over his slow start to the season.
Posted: April 14, 2021, 6:49 am
Brandon Nimmo singles to shallow right field. Tomas Nido to third. Jonathan Villar scores.
Posted: April 14, 2021, 3:45 am
Bryce Harper runs to make a diving catch in right field to retire Jeff McNeil in the 5th inning
Posted: April 14, 2021, 1:58 am
Taijuan Walker strikes out eight over 4 1/3 innings, allowing three hits and one run in a start against the Phillies
Posted: April 13, 2021, 10:25 pm
The Mets have played five games and had five others postponed, including two consecutive rainouts. On Tuesday, Francisco Lindor discussed the early-season adversity.
Posted: April 13, 2021, 8:09 pm
On the Shea Anything podcast, Jerry Blevins reveals the Mets players who most impressed him in spring training this season.
Posted: April 13, 2021, 6:59 pm
The Red Sox and Twins were scheduled to begin their series in Minnesota a day late. Monday’s opener of a four-game set at Target Field was postponed because of safety concerns following the fatal police shooting of a Black man in Minnesota and the potential for unrest in the area. The NBA’s Timberwolves and NHL’s Wild also postponed their games a day after the shooting of 20-year-old Daunte Wright following a traffic stop in a nearby suburb of Minneapolis.
Posted: April 13, 2021, 7:28 am