Category: MLB

Mets 12, Rockies 2: Mets Finally Provide Jacob deGrom Some Run Support

Brandon Nimmo homered twice and drove in four runs, and Jacob deGrom pitched eight strong innings as the visiting Mets beat the Colorado Rockies by a score of 12-2 on Monday night. Wilmer Flores and Devin Mesoraco also homered for the Mets, who have followed a four-game losing streak with three straight wins. Gerardo Parra…

Extra Bases: A Rookie Treasures Lessons From Roy Halladay

Arizona’s bullpen defies the recent baseball cliché that every reliever throws 95-plus miles per hour. Through Wednesday, according to Fangraphs, Diamondbacks relievers were averaging only 92.1 mp.h. with their fastballs, slower than every other bullpen except the San Diego Padres’, at 90.2. (The average reliever throws a 93.3 m.p.h. fastball, according to Fangraphs.) “It’s not…

Mets 5, Diamondbacks 1: Michael Conforto Lifts the Mets Over the Diamondbacks

PHOENIX — Michael Conforto homered and drove in four runs, Steven Matz pitched effectively into the seventh inning and the Mets beat the Arizona Diamondbacks, 5-1, on Saturday night. Conforto lined a three-run homer in the second inning, and that was all the support Matz (3-4) needed against one of baseball’s hottest teams. Matz allowed…