Tag Archive | Kirk Nieuwenhuis

Mets make moves in the wake of injuries

The second half of the season, words that Mets fans everywhere dread, hearts sank across the Orange and Blue Nations respective hearts when they heard the news that starter Dillon Gee was hospitalized on Tuesday. That combined with the fact that Johan Santana has a minor ankle injury, it is up to the kids from […]

Tough night for Mets in 7-3 loss to Reds

It was a tough night for the New York Mets (35-30) in their 7-3 loss to the Cincinnati Reds (36-27), as the team not only lost the game but lost outfielder Jason Bay to a possible concussion. “I am not a doctor, it is tough for me to answer that, all I can tell you is […]

1495 Sports Mets Manager Chat

1495 Sports was on hand through the Examiner.com site for the June 4, 2012 Terry Collins pre-game press conference, and the skipper went into depth on various topics with members of the New York Media. Here is the first edition of the Manager Chat, as Collins was candid on many subjects including the success of […]

Hall of Fame Day for Mets in 6-1 victory over St. Louis

The New York Mets (31-23) had a Hall of Fame Day in their 6-1 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals (27-27) in MLB action on Sunday. With the victory New York now stands in a three-way tie in the National League East standings with Washington and Miami. On the day that closer John Franco was […]

Historical No-Hitter as Santana blanks St. Louis

From Seaver to Darling to Gooden the New York Mets have had a long tradition of great pitching in New York. The one thing that has always eluded the franchise in Queens, who is now celebrating their 50th Anniversary, was the no-hitter. On a rainy Friday night at Citi Field, Johan Santana finally reached that […]

Mets find ninth inning magic in 3-2 victory over Marlins

The number nine has been very good to anyone who is a fan of the New York Mets (11-8), as the number on the back of center fielder Kirk Nieuwenhuis-has also been an inning where the team has recorded five victories thus far in the 2012 season. New York’s latest comeback victory was especially sweet in […]

Uplifting win as rookie and vet lead Mets over Marlins

On a day where everything could have gone wrong, the New York Mets (9-8) were able to regain their winning ways against the Miami Marlins (7-9) in a 2-1 comeback victory on Tuesday night. New York rallied for the fourth come-from-behind victory, which is their first since April 21 versus the Giants. It was a […]