Brandon Crawford's potential inning-ending popup in the 13th was dropped when Mets left fielder Dominic Smith plowed into shortstop Amed Rosario, giving the San Francisco Giants a 2-1 win over New York on Monday night.
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BBTN: Buster and Kurkjian talk LLWS, Darvish's rehab start, injuries to Gregorius, Altuve and Sale, big leaguers remember the LLWS and more
Buster talks to Tim Kurkjian about the LLWS, Rhys Hoskins' selfie with Big Al, Yu Darvish's rehab start, the level of concern on injuries to Didi Gregorius, Jose Altuve and Chris Sale. Plus, Todd Frazier (28:00) and Scott Kingery (31:00) remember their time in the LLWS, Todd Radom drops by for another quiz (33:00) and much more.
Buster Olney breaks down all of Sunday's matchups including Jose Urena coming back from his suspension in a big way, the Astros get a crucial win in the division and the Mets and Phillies remind us that it's a kid's game.
The Red Sox are still No. 1 atop a pile of quality clubs in the AL, but hot hitters are powering rising challengers from the NL.
Amed Rosario had three hits and drove in three runs, and the New York Mets went from cheering on players in the Little League World Series to impressing the youngsters in an 8-2 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Sunday night.
Players at the Little League World Series in Williamsport got a taste of the big leagues when the Phillies and Mets also came to town to play ball.
Sunday's game has extra value for two Mets and a Phillie each making their first trip back since they played in the Little League World Series.
Jacob deGrom pitched his first complete game of the season and lowered his major league-leading ERA to 1.71, weathering a rain delay and leading the New York Mets over the Philadelphia Phillies 3-1 Saturday.
Aaron Nola struck out 11 in seven impressive innings to stay unbeaten at Citizens Bank Park, pitching the Philadelphia Phillies past the New York Mets 4-2 on Friday night.
Buster talks to David O'Brien (4:52) & Karl Ravech (10:41) about the Urena/Acuna fallout. Plus, Ravech weighs in on the growing absurdity of position players pitching & more. Sarah Langs also stops by for an emergency "Numbers Game" (32:47) and Jessica Mendoza discusses her excitement for this weekend's Little League Classic (39:42).
Buster breaks down Thursday's slate, including another outburst from the Mets offense and a weird triple play in Texas.
The New York Mets didn't care who was on the mound. They kept swinging and scoring.
Jose Bautista hit a grand slam and had a career-high seven RBIs, and the Mets set a franchise record for runs, forcing the Phillies to use two position players for the final three innings in a 24-4 New York victory.
Bradford Doolittle ESPN Staff Writer
The Mets are battering the Phillies 22-4 in the first game of their doubleheader, so we've got another position player on the mound. Philly has Roman Quinn out there and it's not going well -- six runs allowed so far. More pertinent are the on-going struggles of the Phillies' defense. Four errors have led to 11 unearned runs. According to the baseball-reference.com play index, that's the most unearned runs Philadelphia has allowed in a game since 1922.
Mets outfielder Brandon Nimmo, who had reached base in his previous 10 plate appearances, had X-rays on his finger after a pitch hit his bat and then his hand.
Kevin Plawecki hit his first career grand slam during a nine-run sixth inning, Brandon Nimmo went 5 for 5 with three RBI and the New York Mets breezed past the Baltimore Orioles 16-5 on Wednesday night.
Chris Davis, Adam Jones and Tim Beckham each homered to back a strong performance by starter Andrew Cashner, and the Baltimore Orioles beat the New York Mets 6-3 on Tuesday night to snap a five-game skid.
Jacob deGrom struck out 12 and the New York Mets backed him in a big way, hitting five home runs while battering Luis Severino and the New York Yankees 8-5 Monday night.
After an 0-for-3 day in five innings for Class A St. Lucie, David Wright admitted to feeling "butterflies" as he played in his first baseball game in almost a year.
Jose Reyes hit a two-run homer, Noah Syndergaard struck out seven in seven innings and the New York Mets beat the Miami Marlins 4-3 on Sunday.