4 hrs ago | Faith and Fear in Flushing
Faith and Fear in Flushing made its debut on Feb. 16, 2005, the brainchild of two longtime friends and lifelong Met fans.
The Good: Over his last 11 games, Daniel Murphy is hitting .432 with six doubles.
By all means, let's continue to trash Ike Davis and blame him as the root cause of all that has gone wrong for the Mets through the first quarter of the season.
In talking to people surrounding the team on Wednesday, it feels to me like Ike Davis could get the weekend to find some hits, otherwise he could find himself headed to Triple-A before his teammates start a four-game stretch against the Yankees next week.
It may be time for the New York Mets to face the facts that their patience approach at the plate just isn't paying off.
Author's note: The original title was going to be "Holy @*%!, how does everything not only backfire, but implode so inexplicably?". The Mets are a somewhat bad 17-27 and into a rather difficult stretch, with their next seven games coming against the Braves and Yankees.
There's a lot of talk lately about Ike Davis possibly being sent to the minors due to his current slump.
Joey Votto homered and Zack Cozart had a career-high four hits, all off Matt Harvey, in a game that featured a little bit of everything - including a testy exchange in the dugout between Cincinnati starter Mat Latos and teammate Jay Bruce.
A pair of unbeaten early-season aces head to the mound at Citi Field on Wednesday when the Cincinnati Reds aim for a sweep of the New York Mets in the finale of a three-game series.
The Reds scored three runs in the first inning against Jon Niese and Mike Leake shut down the Mets lineup.
Jay Bruce hit a tiebreaking homer and drove in two runs to back Johnny Cueto's wild but effective return from the disabled list, and the Cincinnati Reds beat the New York Mets 4-3 Monday night.
This year's June Amateur Draft for eligible players begins on June 6th, and will last three days.
Mets second baseman Daniel Murphy provided a spark in his first game in the leadoff spot this season on Sunday and is leading off again against the Reds.
Do we cancel the rest of the season and give Joe Girardi a contract extension and Manager of the Year honors? And do we just get it over with in Flushing and proclaim Terry Collins a goner after this year, if not sooner? It's an interesting dualism - on one side a manager who is battling an injury situation that makes plague look like the common ... (more)