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Amazin Avenue Jun 17, 2019
Mets Morning News for June 17th, 2019

Mets Morning News for June 17th, 2019

Your Monday morning dose of New York Mets and MLB news, notes, and links. Meet the Mets If it wasn’t set in stone already, Paul DeJong secured himself a spot in the hall of Met killers as his solo home run in the eighth inning was the difference in the Mets’ 4-3 loss to St. Louis. Choose your recap: Amazin’ Avenue short and long, New York Times, Bergen Record, Daily News, MLB.com, Newsday, Post. It took nearly a month, but the Mets finally got a complete and positive game out of Robinson Cano. Jason Vargas exited Sunday afternoon’s game early with a calf cramp, but the lefty...
Amazin Avenue Jun 16, 2019
The Mets get the hits, but the Cardinals get the runs and the series victory

The Mets get the hits, but the Cardinals get the runs and the series victory

The Cardinals mustered just four hits, but two of them were long home runs, and the Mets were unable to respond The Mets came into Sunday afternoon hoping that Jason Vargas would be able to continue his recent string of success against Dakota Hudson and the Cardinals to eke out a split in this four-game series. The game got off to a less than auspicious start. After retiring the first batter, Vargas surrendered a walk to Paul DeJong, which was immediately followed by a long two-run blast off the facing of the second deck in left field from Paul Goldschmidt. Vargas retired the following two...
NorthJersey.com Jun 16, 2019
Mets starter Jason Vargas leaves game in fourth inning of loss

Mets starter Jason Vargas leaves game in fourth inning of loss

Mets starting pitcher Jason Vargas was abruptly removed from the game in the fourth inning of Sundays 4-3 loss to the Cardinals.        
Amazin Avenue Jun 16, 2019
Final Score: Cardinals 4, Mets 3—DeJong Destroys DeMets

Final Score: Cardinals 4, Mets 3—DeJong Destroys DeMets

The Mets killer hit a decisive home run in the 8th inning to secure a series win for the Cardinals After barely managing to hold onto the game last night, the Mets were not able to salvage a series split today. In spite of outhitting the Cardinals ten to three, the Amazins were unable to capitalize on several opportunities, and a timely homer off the bat of Paul DeJong gave St. Louis a 4-3 victory. One of the Cardinals three hits came in the first inning, and it immediately gave the Cardinals half of their final tally of runs, as Paul Goldschmidt socked a two-run homer off Jason Vargas. The...
New York Post Jun 16, 2019
Mets’ miserable bullpen at it again in horrid loss

Mets’ miserable bullpen at it again in horrid loss

The Mets held a lead in each of their four games against the Cardinals. They received strong starting pitching in all four contests, except the finale when a left calf cramp limited Jason Vargas to four innings. They averaged 5.2 runs per game. Yet Mickey Callaway’s team was able to secure just a single victory...
New York Post Jun 16, 2019

Jason Vargas cramps up in Mets’ pitching nightmare

Mets starting pitchers are dropping like flies. Hours after the Mets placed Noah Syndergaard on the injured list with a strained right hamstring, Jason Vargas left Sunday’s game against the Cardinals with a left calf cramp while batting in the fourth inning. Vargas, who had been pitching exceptionally well recently, allowed two earned runs —...
Amazin Avenue Jun 16, 2019
Jason Vargas leaves Mets’ Sunday afternoon game early

Jason Vargas leaves Mets’ Sunday afternoon game early

Vargas fouled a ball off his foot and left the game. On the same day that they placed Noah Syndergaard on the injured list with a hamstring injury, the Mets lost Jason Vargas early in their series finale today when he fouled a ball off his foot. Whether or not he suffered a significant injury is unknown at this time. Vargas threw four innings and gave up three runs, two of which were earned, before he left the game in the bottom of the fourth. If he were to miss any time, the Mets would go from having had the vast majority of their games started by the five pitchers who were in the Opening...
Amazin Avenue Jun 16, 2019
Open thread: Mets vs. Cardinals, 6/16/19

Open thread: Mets vs. Cardinals, 6/16/19

Robinson Cano returns as the Mets go for a series split on Father’s Day Mets lineup Dominic Smith - LF J.D. Davis - 3B Michael Conforto - RF Pete Alonso - 1B Robinson Cano - 2B Adeiny Hechavarria - SS Juan Lagares - CF Tomas Nido - C Jason Vargas - LHP Cardinals lineup Matt Carpenter - 3B Paul DeJong - SS Paul Goldschmidt - 1B Jose Martinez - LF Dexter Fowler - RF Yadier Molina - C Harrison Bader - CF Kolten Wong - 2B Dakota Hudson - RHP Broadcast Info TV: WPIXRadio: WCBS 880
NorthJersey.com Jun 16, 2019
New York Mets, St. Louis Cardinals announce Sunday lineups

New York Mets, St. Louis Cardinals announce Sunday lineups

Dakota Hudson (5-3, 3.47) will start for St. Louis, while Jason Vargas (3-3, 3.68) goes for New York.        
NorthJersey.com Jun 12, 2019
Jason Vargas continues roll with quality start at Yankee Stadium

Jason Vargas continues roll with quality start at Yankee Stadium

Jason Vargas continued his roll with a quality start in the Bronx.        
Amazin Avenue Jun 12, 2019
Mets Morning News for June 12, 2019

Mets Morning News for June 12, 2019

Your Wednesday morning dose of New York Mets and MLB news, notes, and links. Meet the Mets In the first game of their doubleheader, the Mets lost to the Yankees 12-5 as Zack Wheeler and the rest of the pitching staff was hit hard. The highlight of game one was Jeff McNeil hitting a three-run homer with the Mets bats staying quiet otherwise. In the nightcap, the Mets bats came alive and Jason Vargas was steady as the Mets won 10-4 to earn the split. Choose your recap: Amazin’ Avenue short (game one) short game two and long. Newsday (game one), New York Post game one and game two, New York...
Rising Apple Jun 12, 2019

Mets Overreaction: Which cap does Jason Vargas wear into Cooperstown?

Overreacting to a player’s success or failure is part of being a sports fan. Today, I’m curious which team’s cap New York Mets pitcher Jason Vargas is wearing when he goes into the Hall of Fame. Keep your summers free for the next few years. Soon enough, current New York Mets pitcher Jason Vargas is […] Mets Overreaction: Which cap does Jason Vargas wear into Cooperstown? - Rising Apple - Rising Apple - A New York Mets Blog Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
New York Post Jun 12, 2019

Mets’ Jason Vargas shows his renaissance is not a fluke

Turns out the Mets just needed their stopper to take the mound. Jason Vargas’ shutout streak is over, but his renaissance is not, as the veteran lefty crafted together six innings to help the Mets salvage a split of the Subway Series doubleheader with a 10-4 win in the nightcap. Coming off his complete-game shutout...
NorthJersey.com Jun 11, 2019
Mets manager Mickey Callaway discusses Jason Vargas

Mets manager Mickey Callaway discusses Jason Vargas

Mets manager Mickey Callaway talked about Jason Vargas and his quality start.        
Amazin Avenue Jun 11, 2019
Final Score Game 2: Mets 10, Yankees 4—Split Happens

Final Score Game 2: Mets 10, Yankees 4—Split Happens

Jason Vargas earned his first career win against the Yankees to help the Mets split the doubleheader and the series. The New York Mets earned a split of the day-night doubleheader and the Subway Series with a 10-4 victory over the New York Yankees on Tuesday night. The Mets took the lead three batters into the game thanks to a Pete Alonso three-run home run to left-center to stake Jason Vargas to an early lead. The Mets doubled their lead in the third thanks to run-scoring hits from Michael Conforto, Wilson Ramos, and Adeiny Hechavarria. The Mets used the short porch in right field to their...

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