Category Archives: NYC Sports

Mets Host Nationals Friday Night With Playoff Implications On Line

(Citi Field on Friday afternoon – Photo by Jason Schott)

The Mets host the Washington Nationals on Friday night at Citi Field on quite a roll, as they won 13 of their prior 14 games.

They have run their record to 59-56, and trail Milwaukee by a half-game for the second Wild Card spot, and the Nats by just 2 1/2 games for the top Wild Card seed.

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Mets Ready For Nats After Mauling Marlins

(Pete Alonso connecting on his first inning home run – Photo by Jason Schott)

The Mets beat the Miami Marlins, 7-2, at Citi Field on Wednesday afternoon to complete a four-game sweep and keep their torrid pace going.

The Mets are now 59-56, including a Major League-best 19-6 since the All-Star Break, best in the Major Leagues, and they have won 13 of their last 14 games. It is their first 13-1 stretch since 1990.

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Mets Contenders Now & Citi Field Could Play A Big Part In Playoff Push

(Mets Manager Mickey Callaway – Photo by Jason Schott)

In the classic baseball movie “Major League,” there’s a scene where the Cleveland Indians are shooting an American Express ad and after the players say nobody recognizes them, their Manager Lou Brown says, “we’re contenders now!”

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