You Can Take Yo La Tengo To A Mets Game, But You Can't Make 'Em Do The Wave

Credit where credit’s due: The New York Mets are very good this year, and they wholeheartedly earned the NL East title. But given the team’s habit of historic late-season collapses—recall, for example, when they blew a sturdy seven-game September division lead in 2007 by losing 12 of their last 17 games—there must’ve… »10/02/15 2:10pm10/02/15 2:10pm

Watch The Mets Celebrate Clinching Through The Camera On Michael Conforto's Head

When a baseball team celebrates an accomplishment by spraying each other with gallon upon gallon of beer and champagne, there’s always a couple of players with some kind of camera strapped to their head. We see all sorts of media from these celebrations—high-quality photos, local news reports, even Vines and… »10/01/15 7:55pm10/01/15 7:55pm

David Wright Was Being Playful When He Said "Fuck You" To Freddie Freeman

Mets third baseman and lunch policeman David Wright was fired up after tying the game with an RBI single in the seventh inning of Wednesday night’s game. This was right after Freddie Freeman gave the Braves a 3-2 lead in the top half of the inning with his pinch-hit two-RBI double. When Wright reached first base, he… »9/24/15 12:38pm9/24/15 12:38pm

Matt Williams Fucks Up Again, Gets Booed At His Press Conference

Washington Nationals manager Matt Williams has spent most of the last week doing everything he can to ensure that his team’s slide out of playoff contention continues without a hitch. If his recent handling of the bullpen had Nats fans bashing their heads against walls, last night’s managerial performance should have… »9/09/15 10:17am9/09/15 10:17am

Bryce Harper: Nationals Fans Leaving Early Was "Brutal"

Early-September series don’t get much more important than Mets-Nats, not with each game being a two-game swing in the standings and a wild card all but out of reach for the loser. The Mets came to Washington four games up, so for the Nationals, this is basically a playoff series. Bryce Harper wishes the fans would… »9/08/15 9:01am9/08/15 9:01am

New York Mets Outlast Washington Nationals In Crucial Fail-Off

The New York Mets woke up this morning with a four-game lead on the second-place Washington Nationals and three games coming up against them directly; these being the Mets, the question of the day was whether they were fucked as of right now, or about to set up some greater act of late-September fuckery. Going by this… »9/07/15 5:09pm9/07/15 5:09pm

Yoenis Cespedes Credits First Mets HR To Rally Parakeet

Deadline acquisition Yoenis Cespedes’s eighth-inning home run put the finishing touches on the Mets’ 3-0 win over the Rockies last night, a victory that put them 3.5 games up in the NL East. It was Cespedes’s first homer as a Met, and he says it’s all about his neon tribute to a little avian gatecrasher. »8/13/15 10:25am8/13/15 10:25am