New York Mets
The Mets may have this season’s ace in Zack Wheeler if he can overcome control issues.
The average raise for a player in salary arbitration was 117 percent this year, according to a study by The Associated Press, led by steep hikes for Freddie Freeman, Craig Kimbrel, Giancarlo Stanton and Michael Brantley.
The 2013 Miami Marlins became just the second team in franchise history to lose at least 100 games in a season with a 2-1 loss to the Philadelphia Phillies at Marlins Park Tuesday night.
Slumping rookie Travis d’Arnaud hit a winning single with two outs in the 12th inning, lifting the New York Mets to a 1-0 victory over the Florida Marlins on Sunday.
Miami Marlins starter Tom Koehler could have plenty of support in what figures to be a sparse Citi Field crowd Sunday as he tries to end his second seven-start winless run of 2013.
David Wright is getting close to coming off the disabled list. The punchless New York Mets sure could use him, if only to make their lineup a little more competitive the rest of the way.
The Pittsburgh Pirates have the best ERA in baseball despite Charlie Morton having a couple of rough outings recent
Tom Koehler pitched six effective innings and the Miami Marlins stalled Matt Harvey once again, beating the New York Mets 3-0 Thursday.
Catcher John Buck was one of the many overpaid free agents the Miami Marlins brought in last season only to send them away in less than a year. Tuesday, Buck made them pay with a two-run, 10th inning hit to lift the New York Mets to a 4-2 victory over the Fish.
Miami Marlins starting pitcher Jacob Turner did everything right in his seven innings pitched against the New York Mets Monday night. Turner was pulled by Marlins manager Mike Redmond in the seventh inning with the Fish up 5-3 over the Mets.