MLB Names LHP Steven Matz NL Rookie Of The Month For May

Major League Baseball announced today that lefthanded pitcher Steven Matz was named the National League Rookie of the Month for May.Matz, who turned 25 on May 29, went 4-0 with a 1.83 ERA (seven earned runs/34.1 innings) in five starts in May. He issued four walks, struck out 31 and opponents hit .180 against him…

The Cross Town Rivalry: Mets Vs. Yankees

With the end of the MLB season just over 5 weeks away and both NY tams looking good, I thought it only fitting to talk about this city’s MLB intra-city rivalry. The Mets–Yankees rivalry has its origins in the histories of the Brooklyn Dodgers, the New York Giants, and6 the Yankees, the three Major League…

Casey Stengel & The NY Mets

The 1962 New York Mets season was the first regular season for the Mets, as the National League returned to New York for the first time since 1957. They went 40-120 and finished tenth and last in the National League, 60 1⁄2 games behind the NL Champion San Francisco Giants, who once called New York…

The 1884 New York Metropolitans

Yes you heard it right, The Metropolitan Club (the New York Metropolitans or the Mets) was a 19th-century professional baseball team that played in New York City from 1880 to 1887. Metropolitan Baseball Club of New York was the name originally chosen in 1960 for the current day New York Mets franchise, although the legal…

Lucas Duda Named To MLB All Star Team

Lucas Duda, who set career highs with 30 home runs and 92 RBI for the Mets this season, has been named to the Major League Baseball All-Star team that will be traveling to Japan for a five-game series from November 12-18 against Japan’s National Team.