NEW YORK (AP) — Anthony Rendon hit a three-run homer in the 10th inning and drove in a career-high four runs, twice rallying the Washington Nationals against the New York Mets' suspect bullpen for a 9-7 opening-day victory Monday.
Denard Span hit a tying double with two outs in the ninth off closer Bobby Parnell, and Ian Desmond put the Nationals in front for the first time with a sacrifice fly in
Met fans you can leave now. Why read how once again, for like what seems the 1,000th time in the last 15-20 years the Atlanta Braves come from behind to beat the Mets at Citifield Monday night 2-1.
If you follow Mets vs Braves you know the history...
The Hope O’ Meter has seen better days. After losing blowing another series to the cross town Yanks, the Mets headed out to Chicago and dropped two of three to the worst team in the Bigs. Errors are up, power is down, and the Hope O’ Meter is at a season low 5.56. Let’s break down the pros and cons, starting with the abundant cons:
So far the NY Mets have surpassed expectations-well most of the Mets anyhow. Then there is the Bullpen. Oy vey the bullpen!
Led by the continual meltdowns of Frank Francisco the Mets pen is a mess. In 13 and 2/3rds innings of work this free agent signee from Toronto has allowed 28 baserunners...