Even Mr. Met is frustrated with the team’s disappointing start. New York’s funny-looking mascot flashed his “middle” finger at a fan during Wednesday night’s 7-1 loss to the Milwaukee Brewers, and the team says the employee who did it won’t work in the costume again.
Kevin Plawecki isn’t a schedule looker — baseball is baseball, no matter where it’s played. If he were, though, he would see a month of June during which the 51s are home for just eight days.
The 51s now head out on an 11-game road trip after having a day off on Wednesday.
Jeb Bush has dropped out of the race for the Miami Marlins.
San Francisco Giants reliever Hunter Strickland has received a six-game suspension and Washington’s Bryce Harper four games for their roles in a benches-clearing brawl at AT&T Park.
Kevin Plawecki and Amed Rosario each had three RBIs in the win.
Los Angeles Angels star Mike Trout has a torn ligament in his left thumb and will have surgery Wednesday that is expected to sideline him between six to eight weeks.
An enraged Bryce Harper charged the mound, fired his helmet and traded punches to the head with San Francisco reliever Hunter Strickland after getting hit by a fastball, setting off a wild brawl Monday during the Washington Nationals’ 3-0 win over the Giants.
The New York Mets’ injury woes aren’t just on the major league side. Las Vegas reliever Dave Roseboom was placed on the disabled list on Saturday
Steven Matz, on major league rehab from the New York Mets, threw five perfect innings as the 51s beat El Paso (24-27) 7-5 at Cashman Field to snap their six-game losing streak.