6:19 AM EDT, Mon August 20, 2018
New York Post 7 hours ago

Mets put on a show for Little Leaguers to back Jason Vargas

WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. — Jason Vargas has spent most of his first season with the Mets looking like he’d struggle against Little Leaguers, but the veteran southpaw suddenly resembles a legitimate major league starter again. In Sunday night’s MLB Little League Classic at BB&T Ballpark at Bowman Field, the 35-year-old put forth his second straight strong...
SNY TV 7 hours ago

Mets' Vargas takes shutout into sixth inning, earns first win since May

Mets LHP Jason Vargas threw his second straight solid outing, taking a shutout into the sixth inning in Sunday's 8-2 win over the Phillies.
Amazin Avenue 7 hours ago
Final score: Mets 8, Phillies 2—Philadelphia looks like the Little League team

Final score: Mets 8, Phillies 2—Philadelphia looks like the Little League team

Jason Vargas pitched well, and the Mets scored with ease. The Mets won the Little League Classic with ease, beating the Phillies 8-2 in the Sunday night affair. Jason Vargas was excellent, at least for a bit, as he threw five scoreless innings before giving up two runs and getting just one out in the sixth inning. That outing was more than enough for the Mets to win. The team scored eight times of fourteen hits, the vast majority of which were singles. Every hitter who made a plate appearance in the game—except for Michael Conforto—had at least one hit in the game. Amed Rosario had the...
Amazin Avenue 12 hours ago
Open thread: Mets vs. Phillies, 8/19/18

Open thread: Mets vs. Phillies, 8/19/18

The Mets and Phillies play in Williamsport tonight. Mets lineup Amed Rosario - SS Jeff McNeil - 2B Wilmer Flores - 1B Michael Conforto - LF Todd Frazier - 3B Austin Jackson - CF Jose Bautista - RF Kevin Plawecki - C Jason Vargas - LHP Phillies lineup Cesar Hernandez - 2B Rhys Hoskins - LF Carlos Santana - 1B Wilson Ramos - C Asdrubal Cabrera - 3B Nick Williams - RF Scott Kingery - SS Odubel Herrera - CF Nick Pivetta - RHP Broadcast info TV: ESPN Radio: 710 WOR, ESPN Deportes 1050
New York Post Aug 18, 2018

Mets starter draws short straw and is sent to the bullpen

PHILADELPHIA — When it comes to the Mets’ rotation, five is enough. After toying with the idea of continuing with six starting pitchers, a byproduct of the recent doubleheader, Mickey Callaway will send rookie Corey Oswalt to the bullpen, the manager said following the Mets’ 3-1 victory over the Phillies on Saturday. Jason Vargas, who...
Amazin Avenue Aug 18, 2018
Jacob deGrom’s stellar season: Start #24

Jacob deGrom’s stellar season: Start #24

The righty was dominant against the Mets’ crosstown rivals. Jacob deGrom was originally supposed to start against the Yankees on July 22, but heavy rain postponed the game until August 13. At the time, with speculation and rumors surrounding the Mets trading their ace, Aaron Boone was asked if he would start deGrom against the Mets for the make up game. Boone laughed, but it was instead the Mets who made sure deGrom started that game. It was technically Jason Vargas’s day to start, but the Mets went with their ace on regular rest instead. The Mets were facing Luis Severino but they got...
Amazin Avenue Aug 15, 2018
Mets Morning News for August 15, 2018

Mets Morning News for August 15, 2018

Your Wednesday morning dose of New York Mets and MLB news, notes, and links. Meet the Mets In a match up between two of the worst teams of baseball, the Mets fell to the Orioles 6-3. Jason Vargas started for the Mets and recorded an out in the sixth inning for the first time this season. Vargas gave up two runs over six innings before Bobby Wahl and Paul Sewald struggled out of the bullpen for New York. At the plate, Kevin Plawecki, Amed Rosario, and Todd Frazier each had RBI singles for the Mets. Choose your recap: Amazin’ Avenue short and long. NY Times, Newsday, NY Post, Bergen County...
Amazin Avenue Aug 15, 2018
Bullpen falters late in Mets’ loss to Orioles

Bullpen falters late in Mets’ loss to Orioles

The Mets are still winless against Baltimore this season. Considering how Jason Vargas’s season has gone, you would not be blamed if you assumed he was at fault for the final score. But he wasn’t to blame for the Mets’ 6-3 loss in Baltimore. The Mets lost both games when they faced the Orioles at Citi Field earlier in the season and were looking for a bit of redemption in Baltimore. Unfortunately it was not to be had against a team that has already been mathematically eliminated from the division race. The offense struggled to get anything going against Orioles starter...
SNY TV Aug 14, 2018

Mets Video Recap from Tuesday's loss to the Orioles

Jason Vargas turned in his best performance of the season but the Mets bullpen faltered late in a 6-3 loss to the Orioles.
NorthJersey.com Aug 14, 2018
Mets lefty Jason Vargas on his outing against the Orioles

Mets lefty Jason Vargas on his outing against the Orioles

Mets lefty Jason Vargas on his outing against the Orioles        
New York Post Aug 14, 2018

Jason Vargas delivers rare solid start, but Mets lose anyway

BALTIMORE — Jason Vargas isn’t winning any popularity contests with Mets fans during this dreadful season, but it’s no secret he will likely remain in the team’s rotation plans headed to 2019. Such are the implications when you give a veteran pitcher who doesn’t project as bullpen material a two-year contract for $16 million and...
SNY TV Aug 14, 2018

Mets LHP Jason Vargas completes six innings in longest outing of the season

Mets LHP Jason Vargas allowed two runs in six innings against the Orioles on Tuesday night in Baltimore.
NorthJersey.com Aug 14, 2018
Jason Vargas notches first quality start, but Mets still can't topple Orioles

Jason Vargas notches first quality start, but Mets still can't topple Orioles

Jason Vargas finally produced a quality start but the Mets still fell to the Orioles, 6-3        
Amazin Avenue Aug 14, 2018
Final Score: Orioles 6, Mets 3-Bullpen blues in Baltimore

Final Score: Orioles 6, Mets 3-Bullpen blues in Baltimore

Jason Vargas actually wasn’t bad but the bullpen was. Jason Vargas had his best start of the year but the Mets still managed to lose 6-3 in Baltimore. The southpaw was solid for six innings but the Orioles got on the board first when Vargas walked Renato Nunez with one out in the fourth. Adam Jones doubled and with runners on second and third Mark Trumbo hit a sacrifice fly to give the Orioles a 1-0 lead. The Mets struck back in the fifth against Andrew Cashner with RBI singles by Kevin Plawecki and Amed Rosario with two-outs to put the Mets in front. For the most part however, the...
Amazin Avenue Aug 14, 2018
Open Thread: Mets vs. Orioles, 8/14/18

Open Thread: Mets vs. Orioles, 8/14/18

The Mets take on the Orioles for a short series in Baltimore. Mets Lineup Amed Rosario - SS Jeff McNeil -2B Michael Conforto - DH Wilmer Flores - 1B Brandon Nimmo - LF Todd Frazier - 3B Austin Jackson - CF Jose Bautista - RF Kevin Plawecki - C Jason Vargas - SP Orioles Lineup Jonathan Villar - 2B Renato Nunez- 3B Adam Jones - RF Mark Trumbo - DH Trey Mancini - LF Tim Beckham - SS Chris Davis - 1B Caleb Joseph - C Cedric Mullins - CF Andrew Cashner - SP Broadcast Info TV: SNY Radio: WOR, 1050 AM

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