Sarris: The Mets focused on Joe Musgrove’s ears, but was sticky stuff really the issue?

[ad_1] There’s no refuting that Joe Musgrove’s ears were just the juiciest shade of red Sunday night in the Padres’ climactic Wild Card Series matchup against the Mets. There’s also no refuting that his fastball was spinning faster, as judged by raw spin rate, at least. But the evidence is not clear that the Padres … Read more

Sarris: The Mets focused on Joe Musgrove’s ears, but was sticky stuff really the issue?

[ad_1] There’s no refuting that Joe Musgrove’s ears were just the juiciest shade of red Sunday night in the Padres’ climactic Wild Card Series matchup against the Mets. There’s also no refuting that his fastball was spinning faster, as judged by raw spin rate, at least. But the evidence is not clear that the Padres … Read more

Buck Showalter, Billy Eppler safe after Mets’ quick playoff exit

[ad_1] The Mets’ hasty postseason departure won’t result in changes at two key positions in the team’s hierarchy. Both general manager Billy Eppler and manager Buck Showalter’s jobs are safe heading into next season, a high-ranking Mets official told The Post on Monday. The Mets concluded their season Sunday with a loss in Game 3 … Read more

For the New York Mets, 2022 offered disappointment in a new form

[ad_1] “You know what’s nice?” Buck Showalter mused during a stroll through the Citi Field home clubhouse earlier this week. “It’s nice not to have those boxes out here.” Those boxes are the cardboard semaphore for closure in baseball, the ones that pop up in the final week of the season in front of lockers … Read more

Padres’ Joe Musgrove understands Mets’ decision to call for substance check: ‘They’re desperate’

[ad_1] San Diego Padres pitcher Joe Musgrove came under fire during Game 3 of the team’s wild-card round against the New York Mets on Sunday night. Mets manager Buck Showalter called for a substance check in the fifth inning with the team down four runs. Baseball fans on social media appeared to be befuddled by … Read more

Padres vs Mets: Joe Musgrove subjected to ear probe as San Diego moves onto NLDS after decisive 6-0 win against New York

[ad_1] CNN — Pitcher Joe Musgrove was subjected to an ear probe by umpires during the San Diego Padres’ dominant 6-0 win against the New York Mets as they moved onto the National League Division Series. In the bottom of the sixth inning, Mets manager Buck Showalter asked the umps to pause the game and … Read more

Mets vs. Padres score, takeaways: San Diego knocks out 101-win New York with Wild Card Series one-hitter

[ad_1] The San Diego Padres will continue on and the 101-win New York Mets are heading home. Sunday night the Padres dominated the Mets in Game 3 of their Wild Card Series matchup (SD 6, NY 0). Padres righty Joe Musgrove was dominant despite the Mets’ efforts to throw him out of rhythm, and the … Read more

Mets Left to Accept Another Fruitless Season

[ad_1] NEW YORK — An hour after their 101-win season ended with a 6-0 loss to the Padres in a decisive Game 3 of the National League wild card series, the Mets played pool. They sipped on Corona and Bud Heavy and as they signed jerseys for each other. Pending free agents teased each other … Read more

Improbable foul ball vs. Braves set Mets on fatal path

[ad_1] In the movie “Havana,” Robert Redford’s character, Jack Weil, says, “A butterfly can flutter its wings over a flower in China and cause a hurricane in the Caribbean.” This has been debunked by some very smart people, this “Butterfly Effect,” also known as a version of chaos theory. But if you are a Mets … Read more

Mets vs. Padres score, takeaways: San Diego knocks out 101-win New York with Wild Card Series one-hitter

[ad_1] The San Diego Padres will continue on and the 101-win New York Mets are heading home. Sunday night the Padres dominated the Mets in Game 3 of their Wild Card Series matchup (SD 6, NY 0). Padres righty Joe Musgrove was dominant despite the Mets’ efforts to throw him out of rhythm, and the … Read more