Mets nip Braves after Brett Baty homers in first MLB at-bat

ATLANTA — Brett Baty needed only his first swing to announce his major league arrival Wednesday night. The product of that swing was a ball that disappeared for a home run over the right-field fence at Truist Park, bringing with it a hope the Mets have a rookie who can contribute to this pennant race … Read more

Mets waste Max Scherzer’s gem in extra-inning loss to Phillies

The Mets lost two contributors, then lost a winning streak in a heartbreaker. The Phillies cut down the potential winning run at the plate in the ninth inning and then capitalized with a run in the 10th to steal a 2-1 victory in front of 38,467 at Citi Field on Friday night. The Mets’ six-game … Read more

Mets piling up wins by playing old-school gritty baseball

You’re telling me that Buck Showalter couldn’t get back into a major league dugout for three years because teams’ owners and new-age front office personnel thought the old school manager would demand too much authority? O my goodness gracious. The culture shift in Queens has been as dramatic as the turnaround in the Mets’ record … Read more