1:56 AM EDT, Mon June 17, 2019
Amazin Avenue 5 hours ago
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 6 hours ago
Mickey Callaway on Mets loss to the Cardinals

Mickey Callaway on Mets loss to the Cardinals

Manager Mickey Callaway talks to the media after the Mets loss to the Cardinals on Sunday.        
NorthJersey.com 9 hours ago
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 9 hours ago
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...
Amazin Avenue 10 hours ago
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...