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Colorado Rockies game no. 73 thread: Jason Vargas vs. Germán Márquez

Colorado Rockies game no. 73 thread: Jason Vargas vs. Germán Márquez

Discussion and updates for Tuesday night’s game The Colorado Rockies will try to stop their slide in the standings as they play the New York Mets at Coors Field on Tuesday night. Germán Márquez is on the mound for the Rockies against Jason Vargas. Start time: 6:40 MT Lineups: Ready for tonight. #LGM pic.twitter.com/fGRXhGvTfn— New York Mets (@Mets) June 19, 2018 Game two against the Mets. pic.twitter.com/utCn4cf2X7— Colorado Rockies (@Rockies) June 19, 2018
Amazin Avenue Jun 15, 2018
Mets Morning News for June 15, 2018

Mets Morning News for June 15, 2018

Your Friday morning dose of New York Mets and MLB news, notes, and links. Meet the Mets The Mets fell to the Diamondbacks on Thursday night, 6-3; they haven’t scored more than three runs in a game in their last 10 tries. Solo shots from Brandon Nimmo, Michael Conforto, and Amed Rosario accounted for the Mets’ offense. Jason Vargas surrendered three runs in a five-inning start, Paul Sewald walked a run in with the bases loaded, and Jacob Rhame coughed up a pair of bombs in the eighth. Choose your recap: Amazin’ Avenue short and long, Daily News, Post, Newsday, Times, BP Mets,...
New York Post Jun 15, 2018

Steven Matz back on schedule after blister burst

PHOENIX — Steven Matz isn’t expecting further complications from the blister that moved his start in this series to Saturday. The Mets left-hander originally was scheduled to pitch Thursday against the Diamondbacks, but team officials inserted Jason Vargas into that spot after discovering Matz emerged from his outing against the Yankees last Saturday with a...
Amazin Avenue Jun 15, 2018
Final Score: Diamondbacks 6, Mets 3—Ass in the jackpot

Final Score: Diamondbacks 6, Mets 3—Ass in the jackpot

The Mets continued their feeble June with a loss to Arizona. In a disappointingly unsurprising development, the Mets lost 6-3 to the Arizona Diamondbacks. This loss is their third in a row and eleventh in twelve games. Jason Vargas had an okay start, going five innings while giving up three runs and striking out five. Vargas surrendered his three runs on a two-run home run by the red-hot Paul Goldschmidt and a solo home run by David Peralta. The Mets’ offense got off to a quick start when Brandon Nimmo hit a solo home run as the third batter of the game. The Mets’ next run was scored...
SNY TV Jun 14, 2018

Mets' Vargas gives up two homers vs. D-backs

Mets starter Jason Vargas gave up three runs on five hits in five innings against the Diamondbacks on Thursday night.
Amazin Avenue Jun 13, 2018
Steven Matz’s next start pushed back because of blister

Steven Matz’s next start pushed back because of blister

Jason Vargas will start in his place on Thursday. Mets starting pitcher Steven Matz was supposed to start against the Arizona Diamondbacks at Chase Field on Thursday night. But now, thanks to a blister on his middle finger, he will start on Saturday, with Jason Vargas starting in his stead on Thursday. Matz has bounced back after a rough April. Since the start of May, he’s posted a 2.68 ERA over seven starts, striking out 28. He has, however, walked 17 batters in that span and given up six home runs. He’s had a blister before, back in his rookie season in 2015, and it was also on his...
SNY TV Jun 13, 2018

Mets alter rotation ahead of Thursday's series opener in Arizona

Mets LHP Jason Vargas won't have his start skipped after all.
Amazin Avenue Jun 11, 2018
Player Meter: Pitchers, June 4-10

Player Meter: Pitchers, June 4-10

A quick review of how the Mets’ pitchers fared over the past week. Let’s start with the good news this week. Mets pitchers—particularly the starting rotation—had a heck of a week. Over the five games the Mets played this week, the pitching staff allowed just ten earned runs, while striking out 42 batters in 45 innings pitched. Other than Jason Vargas, who only gave the Mets five innings in his solid start, the entire rotation put up a quality start this week. However, a lack of run support on the part of the offense meant that the Mets won just one of those five games. ...
Amazin Avenue Jun 6, 2018
Mets Morning News for June 6, 2018

Mets Morning News for June 6, 2018

Your Wednesday morning dose of New York Mets and MLB news, notes, and links. Meet the Mets The Mets dropped their fifth game in a row last night as they fell to the Orioles 2-1. The Mets managed only three hits against Alex Cobb and company while Jason Vargas settled down after a first inning which looked like he was bound for another rough outing. The Mets will play the second and final game of the series this afternoon as Zack Wheeler takes the mound. Choose your recap: Amazin’ Avenue short and long. NY Times, Newsday, NY Post, Record, and Daily News. Todd Frazier and Anthony Swarzak...
NorthJersey.com Jun 6, 2018
Mets starter Jason Vargas has produced three solid outings in last four appearances

Mets starter Jason Vargas has produced three solid outings in last four appearances

Jason Vargas allowed only two runs in five innings in Tuesdays 2-1 Mets loss to the Orioles.        
Amazin Avenue Jun 6, 2018
New opponent, same result for Mets

New opponent, same result for Mets

The hits were few against a last place team. With the way this game started it seemed destined to be another Jason Vargas blowout loss, but he stabilized and instead it morphed into an agonizing 2-1 loss. There are no words left to describe this offense that hasn’t already been said. They managed just three hits against Baltimore pitching, and Jay Bruce had two of them. Alex Cobb has struggled mightily since joining the Orioles, and the team as a whole has been especially bad on the road, so of course they jumped all over Jason Vargas early. Three straight singles to start...
Amazin Avenue Jun 5, 2018
Final Score: Orioles 2, Mets 1—Offense has flown the coop

Final Score: Orioles 2, Mets 1—Offense has flown the coop

The Mets managed only three hits against the Orioles. Alex Cobb has had a dreadful year for the Orioles so naturally he shut the Mets down on their way to a 2-1 loss. Cobb took a no-hitter into the fifth inning when the Mets collected their first hit and only run. The struggling Jay Bruce got the rally started with a lucky single and Kevin Plawecki followed with a double. After Adrian Gonzalez popped up, Jose Bautista brought the run home with a sacrifice fly. Unfortunately the Mets were already trailing at the time since Jason Vargas got off to another shaky start. He allowed two runs to...
SNY TV Jun 5, 2018

Mets LHP Jason Vargas allows two runs in five innings vs. Orioles

Mets LHP Jason Vargas limited the Orioles to two runs in five innings on Tuesday night during the Mets' 2-1 loss to the Orioles at Citi Field.
Amazin Avenue May 31, 2018
Mets Morning News for May 31, 2018

Mets Morning News for May 31, 2018

Your Thursday morning dose of New York Mets and MLB news, notes, and links. Meet the Mets Somehow, some way, the Mets beat the Braves to split the series with Atlanta. Adrian Gonzalez, Brandon Nimmo, and Amed Rosario were the offensive standouts to give the Mets their lead. Jason Vargas was on the mound opposite Julio Teheran and was great on three days rest but he departed after the fifth. Mickey Callaway brought Jeurys Familia in the eighth to face the heart of the Braves’ lineup and it worked with the help of some amazing glovework by Amed Rosario and Asdrubal Cabrera. Robert Gsellman...
Braves quotes after losing series finale to Vargas, Mets

Braves quotes after losing series finale to Vargas, Mets

The Braves couldn’t score against Jason Vargas, who was pitching on three-days rest, and lost 4-1 to the Mets on Wednesday.

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