Davis lifts Mets to win with ninth-inning grand slam

Apr 6, 2014

Davis lifts Mets to win with ninth-inning grand slam

After a demoralizing start to the season where nothing seemed to go their way, the New York Mets are making all the right calls. Pinch-hitter Ike Davis hit a walkoff grand slam one batter after manager Terry Collins won his first replay challenge, and ...

Matsuzaka 'shocked' by minor league demotion

Mar 30, 2014

Matsuzaka 'shocked' by minor league demotion

The New York Mets on Saturday reassigned Daisuke Matsuzaka to Triple-A Las Vegas, a move that shocked the veteran right-hander. The 33-year-old Matsuzaka will start the season in the minors despite his 3.04 ERA and 25 strikeouts in 23⅔ spring innings. He had eight ...

Baseball Hall of Famer Kiner dead at 91

Feb 7, 2014

Baseball Hall of Famer Kiner dead at 91

Ralph Kiner was a smash as a slugger, launching so many home runs over the left-field wall at old Forbes Field that fans nicknamed it his corner. Years later, as one of baseball’s most beloved broadcasters, he became a big hit in a new ...

Matsuzaka falls to 0-3 after another bad outing for Mets

Sep 3, 2013

Matsuzaka falls to 0-3 after another bad outing for Mets

Once again struggling with his pace on the mound, New York Mets starter Daisuke Matsuzaka was roughed up for six runs in three innings in a 13-5 loss to the Atlanta Braves on Monday. Matsuzaka, who spent the bulk of the season with the ...

Dice-K gets roughed up again

Aug 29, 2013

Dice-K gets roughed up again

Daisuke Matsuzaka struggled on Wednesday, taking the loss in the New York Mets’ 6-2 defeat to the Philadelphia Phillies. Matsuzaka (0-2), who spent the bulk of the season with the Cleveland Indians’ Triple-A farm team, was making his second start since signing with the ...

Dice-K shelled in Mets debut

Aug 24, 2013

Dice-K shelled in Mets debut

Daisuke Matsuzaka received a rude welcome back to the major leagues on Friday as the right-hander took the loss after allowing five earned runs in five innings in the New York Mets’ 6-1 drubbing by the Detroit Tigers. Matsuzaka, who signed with the Mets ...