Tonight’s Game: Mets at Braves

The Mets and Braves play the second game of their series at Turner Field at 7 p.m. on Tuesday.

Mets pre-game coverage starts on SNY at 6 p.m.

Daisuke Matsuzaka (3-2, 3.23 ERA) starts for the Mets, while Mike Minor (2-5, 4.50 ERA) pitches for Atlanta.

Mets Atlanta
1. Curtis Granderson – RF 1. B.J. Upton – CF
2. Ruben Tejada – SS 2. Andrelton Simmons – SS
3. Daniel Murphy – 2B 3. Freddie Freeman – 1B
4. Eric Campbell – 3B 4. Justin Upton – LF
5. Lucas Duda – 1B 5. Jason Heyward – RF
 6. Chris Young – LF 6. Chris Johnson – 3B
7. Travis d’Arnaud – C 7. Tommy La Stella – 2B
8. Juan Lagares – CF 8. Christian Bethancourt – C
9. Daisuke Matsuzaka - RHP 9. Mike Minor – RHP




538 comments
Paul Gardner
Paul Gardner

Sandy and his crew make more than 10 million/year to cut payroll. I'd like to see one of his moves warrant that

John Schod
John Schod

We need a coaching staff with some cache!

I haven't seen any Met player that has " developed" on the major league level under this regime.

Why do players have to go to AAA to figure things out?

Doesn't make sense!

sandybgone
sandybgone

get em Bobby....let Sandy know how bad this team is.. 

sandybgone
sandybgone

1 run games.....10-20...worst in baseball....worse than the Cubs, Astros....etc


There is an argument that record aside...the mets are the worse run team in baseball right now

sandybgone
sandybgone

The only move that I would like to see right now (whether he deserves it or not) is to fire the manager....


No team would keep a losing manager on this long...an example needs to be made...firing Terry may not give us a playoff run obviously but a different voice is needed at this point..sometimes it works...


Look at the Knicks when they canned D'antoni and brought in Woodson..the impact was immediate in terms of wins and loses

Debi Taylor
Debi Taylor

Even still 7.125 mil a year fora lifetime .220 hitter was a bad contact anda bad decision

Debi Taylor
Debi Taylor

CY wax 7.125 mil.  Cruz signed for 8 mil

Debi Taylor
Debi Taylor

Could have had Nelson Cruz and his 26 home runs but instead we saved a few bucks and got Chris Young and his .200 batting avg.

Keith Allen-Verdi
Keith Allen-Verdi

Seasons over 10 games under..now what do we do?..here's a few suggestions..Fire Sandy and Terry..hire a GM who has a clue..so we can sell at the deadline..sell who?..anybody other than Matt Harvey..who wants our players?..and this time rebuild the right way

metdrama
metdrama

Had a chance to tie it in the 5th, but our wonderful mgr let CY bat and he popped out w 1st and 3rd 1 out.  Guess he figured we had plenty of time to come back.

sandybgone
sandybgone

yeah I don't see how this team magically clicks on all cylinders....this team is going to be sellers AGAIN...more prospects AGAIN and more talking about how 2015 is now the year lol


Ah well... 

borsh13
borsh13

This Is going nowhere but I wish abreu would stare him down just to say I'm right on u come at me bro

sandybgone
sandybgone

alrighty...so after we get swept tomorrow who do we face? Texas?

C.K. Dexter Haven
C.K. Dexter Haven

Abreu isn't really a PH....and this is a tough assignment off the bench

citifield
citifield

another game same old mets! its just getting to the point where I waana call alderson to talk to him to make a big move

C.K. Dexter Haven
C.K. Dexter Haven

not sure what happened on that swing.  looked like Grandy was on it

buddyryan
buddyryan

Hopefully the Mets will be Young free in 2015

brrrandooo
brrrandooo

I was listening to the radio and they were talking about the roberto alomar trade and how he sucked here, but at least management was making an effort at that point right

kefhrny17
kefhrny17

All the braves have to do is have the Mets get on 2nd and 3rd with no outs and they will get out unscathed. Fact.

7up17left
7up17left

The waitress in the "pecan pie" commercial is a little biscuit....

C.K. Dexter Haven
C.K. Dexter Haven

does Torres need to use the bathroom or something?  Why did he throw that so quickly?  He had plenty of time...

7up17left
7up17left

Torres was a great Sandy pick-up.  How did that happen???

John Kranzley
John Kranzley

The best part is the reason.

The reason they went for CY was because he could play CF if lagares sucked.

They didn't want a LF like Cruz. They wanted a CF.

sandybgone
sandybgone

@Debi Taylor Not really Debi...Cruz was asking for a boat load at first...no one was biting..the Mets signed CY and Grandy...Cruz dropped his demands real late...Mets were not going to add Cruz as they had the outfield set...

kefhrny17
kefhrny17

The Wilpons don't care, what gives you any inkling that they care.

sandybgone
sandybgone

@Keith Allen-Verdi It is not that easy man...I get you are frustrated but think logically...if they get another GM...he will want to do things through his vision...but who is to say that GM will have money to spend...if you don't have the money, you have to piece it correctly...and what GM is really out there...the only situation I see is Sandy leaving and either Riccardi or Depodesta taking over....Wilpons are in debt and until the finances are better, you are going to continue to see the types of transactions that Sandy has made..(which most have been horrible)

C.K. Dexter Haven
C.K. Dexter Haven

@brrrandooo Well, Steve Phillips would come back i'm sure...He wasn't the greatest GM but at least he understood WHERE he was the GM...

kefhrny17
kefhrny17

He's been solid fo sho. I'm afraid TC is going to burn him out

cyrus
cyrus

You also got to think why the hell would Nelson Cruz want to play in citifield ? Guy has 26 home runs bc he is playing in Camden yards. Did I mention the mets suck and no one wants to play for them. Also they are cheap

C.K. Dexter Haven
C.K. Dexter Haven

@sandybgone  I honestly don't even know why I responded to "her".  Sometimes it's just annoying to hear people constantly peddling that propaganda.  Nelson Cruz signed on February 22.  He was never available to the Mets for 1 year @ $8mil

ken1010
ken1010

For $40 m over three years, yes the probably could have had him. But I guess CY was a better value.

mustang66
mustang66

honestly I wouldn't mind if you the one of those guys took over. I cannot stand listening to Sandy he drives me up a wall. Its like fingernails on the blackboard!

sandybgone
sandybgone

@Joe Wenzel @sandybgone yeah..I don't know what else to say anymore....I just continue to be happy that I never had expectations so I am not really surprised...

ken1010
ken1010

Yes but nobody was there. $40m might have done it but we will never know. He might have preferred $40m to $8m or whatever he got.