A very late rally with two outs in the ninth fizzled and the Mets came up short in the rubber match of a three-game series with the Padres on Wednesday, losing 7-3 and dropping two of three in the first leg of their seven-game west coast road trip.
Miami Marlins slugger Giancarlo Stanton has hit another mammoth home run, this one coming Saturday night and traveling an estimated 475-feet from home plate (video below courtesy of MLB.com). Incredibly, the blast was barehanded by a fan sitting in the upper deck of center field.
The Mets hadn't scored 10 runs in a game all season, but on Saturday their plodding offense busted out for nine hits and 10 runs in the fourth inning en route to a 14-1 thumping of the Brewers at Citi Field.
Alex Rodriguez hit career home run number 659 and drove in two runs as the Yankees grabbed the rubber match in the first round of the 2015 Subway Series beating the Mets by a 6-4 final on Sunday Night Baseball.