Mets Game 35: Loss To Cubs

Cubs 6 Mets 5

Mets offense finally erupts, but this time, the pitching doesn’t hold up.

Mets Game Notes

The Mets get swept in a four-game series at Wrigley for the first time since 1992. Well, four-game series in Chicago aren’t all that common, so maybe that fact isn’t quite so dramatic.

Since I was very busy at my “real” job, I didn’t see this game. So please, post your reaction in the comments and let me know to which plays I should fast-forward on the DVR tonight.

Next Mets Game

The Mets head home to host the hapless Milwaukee Brewers for a three-game weekend set that begins on Friday night at 7:05 PM. Bartolo Colon ambles to the mound to face Kyle Lohse.

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  1. david May 15, 2015 at 8:29 am
    Sorry Joe but I want to make a case for the real reason the Mets lost 4 in a row, and I think you’ll appreciate the theme – the fundamentals.

    The single lasting memory of this series, which I mostly followed online on or the radio since I live in Melbourne, Aus, was listening to Matt Harvey not only failing to get a bunt down – again – but not even bothering to run to 1st thereby leading to a double play.

    This is such an abomination of managing / leadership / coaching, that in and of itself I would fire one of my coaches if not the manager if I ran this club.

    We are talking about the most competitive player the Mets have had since Doc Gooden laying down on the job – plain and simple. A manager that allows a climate like this to exist does not deserve the job. It is that simple to me.

    I am sorry Terry Collins. You are a helluva nice guy and a baseball lifer, but I can’t stand to watch talent under perform under your watch. It is time to pull the trigger Sandy – just watch Matt Harvey fail to do even his minimum job – and tell me you disagree.