Friday, September 16, 2016
In the image of Taitona League wild card, this will qualify as a margin.
For the last week when the Giants defeated the Cardinals 6-2 in the Sun, to jump a full game of the St. Louis ahead on Thursday night, it had been clinging to a half-game of the lead in the race for the second wild card Mets , Francisco. However, Mets also fell full game behind the Giants for the top seed in the wild card race.
Citi Field for the worst is the Twins in the record Major League Baseball from 54 to 92, three of the games that begin on Friday: Cardinals and the Giants are the important 4 - because it continues the game series, Mets will receive a gift from heaven you.
In 0.400 winning percentage combined as Thursday play began - Twins, Braves and Phillies - Overall, the Mets will play a 10 game homestand against the team.
Now the caveat: Mets has lost the last month 5 6 games of the team's Diamondbacks, which has been fixed to the NL West basement.
"We do not care about the people who are playing, these are the big game," Reds to the Mets expedition, manager Terry Collins went 6-3 against the Braves and the people, he said. "This is a great time of the year, we played pretty well at home, we and our fans are excited, they want to back up to come and us out."
Big homestand you can use in the case where one player is present, is Jay Bruce, is batting a 0.192 in four home runs in at-bats 130 since arriving from the Reds at the trade deadline. Latest scratch of veteran outfielder was Mashi struck in one out in the first inning of the Mets' 1-0 loss to the public on three pitches and Wednesday in the bases loaded.
"I am every year of the players, it is whether physical or mental to, I think that go through something," Bruce said. "They passed through the skid, passes through the slump, it is always what or different from you. baseball is like there is no puzzle that you have all the pieces. "
Collins, if Bruce is not immediately rebound, he suggested might be an alternative option, such as soon such Michael Comfort and Alejandro De Aza.
"It I talked to [Bruce] at length about it, one of the things he carried out his entire career, is playing things," Collins said. He is day-to-day man and has become, "he because he has the ability to fight through it, I was not a man sitting in the very. We are, he is probably, he anywhere than have any time talked about has missed more playing time here. So I, "we run the you there this week, we're. Going to see if I can get you started," said he "