The 2020 New York Yankees schedule was released on Monday, and here are the highlights:
25 years ago today was one of the most heartbreaking days in baseball history, as the players went on strike, never to return. The World Series was cancelled, something that was unthinkable considering it had never happened before The strike even dragged into 1995, shortening that season to 144 games.
(Jacob deGrom pitching for the Mets on Sunday – Photo by Jason Schott)
The Washington Nationals salvaged the final game of the series, as they held off the Mets, 7-4, at Citi Field on Sunday.
(Mets Manager Mickey Callaway – Photo by Jason Schott)
Sunday, July 28th will go down as one of the most consequential days of the Mets’ season, and if they keep up this run and make it a special season, their history.
The Yankees will play a separate-admission doubleheader on Monday against the Baltimore Orioles with Game 1 beginning at 1:05 p.m. and Game 2 beginning at 7:05 p.m.
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(Noah Syndergaard on the hill for the Mets – Photo by Jason Schott)
For the second straight night, the Mets came from behind late to beat the Washington Nationals, 4-3, on Saturday night in front of a sellout crowd of 43,875 at Citi Field.
The Mets scored four runs in the bottom of the ninth inning to stun the Washington Nationals and win, 7-6, on Friday night at Citi Field.
Trailing by three runs heading into the inning, Todd Frazier hit a three-run homer to tie it and then Michael Conforto hit a deep shot to right field for the game-winning hit.
(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.
On Friday, the Mets announced the signing free agent infielder Joe Panik, a move that was rather expected ever since the Giants designated him for assignment on Tuesday.