Is Wright on Mets’ Mount Rushmore?

David Wright is certainly on the franchise's Mount Rushmore; I don't think there's a great argument against Wright as the top offensive player in Mets history. His career WAR of 50.4, according to Baseball Reference, dwarfs that of Darryl Strawberry, who ranks second on the list at 36.6.… Read More
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McNeil’s hot bat spurs Mets to rainy series win

The Mets prevailed over the Nationals in a back-and-forth finale, led by Jeff McNeil's four hits and Michael Conforto's three RBIs. Both starters, New York's Steven Matz and Washington's Erick Fedde, had abbreviated outings and struggled with control. Victor Robles led the Nats' offensive charge with his second homer in the third and a two-run triple in the eighth, but the late rally fell short as Anthony Swarzak tossed 1 2/3 scoreless innings for the save.… Read More
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deGrom adds quality-start record to Cy resume

Jacob deGrom extended his streak of quality starts to 23 in his win over the Nationals, setting a Major League record. His seven innings of one-run ball broke a tie with Chris Carpenter and Bob Gibson for the most consecutive quality starts in a single season. He also struck out eight batters to reach 259 punchouts, the fifth-highest total in Mets history behind only Dwight Gooden and Tom Seaver. Jay Bruce knocked in two runs to back deGrom, and Devin Mesoraco returned from injury to hit a pair of doubles. Joe Ross allowed all four runs (three earned) over six innings for the Nationals.… Read More
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Mets hit 2 homers off Scherzer, win in 12

Michael Conforto and Jay Bruce hit back-to-back home runs on Thursday, ensuring that Max Scherzer -- the only National League pitcher who still had a chance at reaching 20 wins -- would not reach that mark. His no-decision was long in the books by the time Jose Lobaton hit a 12th-inning sacrifice fly to give the Mets a 5-4 win over Washington at Nationals Park. Scherzer struck out 13 batters and set a career and club high of 290. His previous high was 284 set in 2016.… Read More
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