Nick Castellanos hit a two-run homer to cap a four-run fourth inning Sunday night for the host Philadelphia Phillies, who reduced their magic number for clinching a National League playoff spot to one by beating the New York Mets, 5-2. The Phillies (87-69) completed a four-game sweep of the Mets. Philadelphia leads the Miami Marlins, the fourth-place team in the race for three NL wild-card spots, by six games with six left to play.
Posted: September 25, 2023, 6:45 am
More On: new york mets Rookie's homer lone bright spot as Mets fail to play spoiler Why Stitches likes Mets in this one Mets' new ace could see increase in usage next season Mets rookie trying to end season on high note PHILADELPHIA — The Mets are the love interest Anthony Kay just can't shake. “This is our third try now — I feel like we're in a bad relationship,” the lefty pitcher joked Sunday upon his recall from Triple-A Syracuse. “Hopefully this one ends a little bit better than the first two tries.” Kay, 28, was selected in the 29th round of the 2013 draft by the Mets, but opted not to sign. After excelling for UConn, the Long Island native was selected again by the Mets in the first round
Posted: September 25, 2023, 3:38 am
The Phillies made relatively quick work of the Mets in a game whose start time was pushed back twice yesterday, leading to an unusual 6pm Sunday start. Jose Butto was able to match zeroes with Cristopher Sanchez for the first three innings of the game. Where Sanchez continued his dominance through the top of the fourth—he retired the first 12 batters he faced—Butto faltered in the bottom of the frame. After Bryce Harper walked to lead off the bottom of the inning, Bryson Stott singled to move him to third.
Posted: September 25, 2023, 12:48 am
The Mets' Francisco Alvarez was removed from the team's Sunday game in the sixth inning after back-to-back glancing blows to his catching hand.
Posted: September 25, 2023, 12:25 am
PHILADELPHIA — Over the last few weeks, the Mets have put a heavy emphasis on finishing strong so their emerging rookies can build some confidence heading into the winter. But it’s less about stats and numbers and more about feeling good about the adjustments made and more about having a solid foundation to work on in the winter. The Mets want infielders Brett Baty, Ronny Mauricio and Mark ...
Posted: September 24, 2023, 1:59 pm
Here's what happened in Mets Land on Saturday, in case you missed it...
Posted: September 24, 2023, 1:45 pm
The start time for Sunday's series finale between the Mets and Phillies has been pushed back due to expected rain in the area.
Posted: September 24, 2023, 1:27 pm
In his second rehab start, Yankees right-hander pitched two shutout innings Saturday for Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.
Posted: September 24, 2023, 1:34 am
The Mets' final stretch of games is more meaningful for Bretty Baty, Mark Vientos, and Ronny Mauricio, who are each hoping to finish the season strong.
Posted: September 23, 2023, 11:31 pm
Here's what happened in Mets Land on Friday, in case you missed it...
Posted: September 23, 2023, 1:57 pm
Turns out money doesn't automatically buy happiness.
Posted: September 23, 2023, 2:24 am
The Mets continue their last road trip of the season on Friday night, facing the Philadelphia Phillies at 7:05 p.m.
Posted: September 22, 2023, 8:52 pm
Here is a look at the latest Mets roster moves...
Posted: September 22, 2023, 8:50 pm
Mets pitching prospect Blade Tidwell has pitched for both High-A and Double-A this season as the No. 52 overall pick in the 2022 draft looks to make his MLB debut sooner rather than later.
Posted: September 22, 2023, 7:36 pm
Here's what happened in Mets Land on Thursday, in case you missed it...
Posted: September 22, 2023, 12:47 pm