Mets not waiting for Jacob deGrom, Max Scherzer to be ‘savior’

ANAHEIM, Calif. — Francisco Lindor understands the anticipation of two Mets aces potentially returning in the coming weeks, but isn’t waiting around to get rescued.  As the NL East race continues to tighten, the Mets shortstop said Sunday that any thoughts Jacob deGrom and Max Scherzer alone will carry the team upon returning are misguided.  … Read more

Mets’ Francisco Lindor out vs. Dodgers in doorway injury disaster

LOS ANGELES – Francisco Lindor literally gave the double doors in his hotel room The Finger, leaving the Mets’ suddenly surging shortstop on the bench for the first game of this measuring stick series against the Dodgers. Manager Buck Showalter indicated Lindor caught his right middle finger in the doors after the Mets’ arrival in … Read more

New York Mets’ Francisco Lindor ‘doubts’ Nationals’ Steve Cishek intentionally hit him with pitch

Apr 9, 2022 Jeff PassanESPN Close ESPN MLB insiderAuthor of “The Arm: Inside the Billion-Dollar Mystery of the Most Valuable Commodity in Sports” WASHINGTON — Francisco Lindor pulled down his lower lip. The inside of his mouth was bloodied, the outside cut and swollen. And despite all that, he said, he felt fortunate. “I got … Read more

Mets’ Francisco Lindor hitting again due to patient approach

As any toddler could have reminded Francisco Lindor, you must learn to walk before you can run. So, as Lindor sped around the bases and slid into third with a game-breaking two-run triple Saturday night in the Mets’ 8-2 victory against the Phillies, it should not be lost that his bat began to sizzle after … Read more

Mets use balanced offensive attack to pound rival Phillies

Maybe the Mets really can survive the looming June gauntlet without Jacob deGrom and Max Scherzer. Their lineup seems prepared to slug its way through the brutal stretch of playoff contenders. The latest evidence arrived Saturday night at Citi Field, in an 8-2 pounding of the Phillies that exhibited this group’s versatility. There was a … Read more

Mets blow it after huge comeback in crazy game that had everything

SAN FRANCISCO — These kings of late-inning drama were just getting started as much of their East Coast fan base was fading off into a haze. But the difference in this latest miraculous Mets comeback was a counterpunch. The Giants offered not one, but two on a wild Tuesday night. Edwin Diaz allowed two runs … Read more