^By HOWIE RUMBERG= ^AP Baseball Writer= NEW YORK (AP) _ Steven Matz’s giddy grandfather popped out of his seat at Citi Field and shouted with unabashed glee. Boy, did he have plenty to cheer about. […]
Back on opening day, general manager Sandy Alderson publicly challenged his New York Mets to win 90 games.
Pinch-hitter Ike Davis hit a walkoff grand slam one batter after manager Terry Collins won his first replay challenge, and the Mets rallied to beat the Cincinnati Reds 6-3 Saturday.