Jonathon Niese stepped nicely into his new role as No. 1 starter and Collin Cowgill’s grand slam capped a splashy New York debut in an 11-2 rout of the San Diego Padres.
Jonathon Niese took a no-hitter into the seventh inning in his first start since signing a rich contract and the New York Mets completed a season-opening sweep of the Atlanta Braves with a 7-5 victory Sunday.
Mets pitcher Jonathan Niese is breathing a lot easier after the procedure corrected a deviated septum.
Justin Turner homered twice and the New York
Mets stopped a five-game losing streak with an 11-7 victory over
the Atlanta Braves on Saturday night. Jason Bay and Josh Thole also connected for the Mets, who banged
out 16 hits to break out of a weeklong offensive funk. New York hit
four homers in a game for the first time in more than a year.
Even without their best hitters, the New York Mets are nothing but trouble for Cole Hamels. Scott Hairston, subbing for ailing All-Star Carlos Beltran, hit a long homer and drove in a career-best five runs as New York hammered the Phillies’ ace yet again in an 11-2 victory Saturday.
Ruben Tejada doubled home two runs while
filling in again for injured shortstop Jose Reyes, Carlos Beltran
doubled twice and scored twice, and the New York Mets beat the Los
Angeles Dodgers 5-3 on Wednesday night for their fourth straight
Roy Halladay pitched seven sharp innings for his first win of the season, Wilson Valdez had a areer-high four hits, and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the New York Mets 11-0 Thursday.