Category Archives: 2016 Wild Card Race

Tyler Chatwood once again dominates on the road

leading the Rockies to a 2 – 0 victory over the Giants.  Chatwood saved his best for last putting up a season high game score of 83.  For the season Chatwood made 13 starts on the road and gave up four runs once, three runs once, and every other game was two runs or less. …

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Dozen is the number

All three NL wild card teams scored twelve runs last night, and all three won their games, keeping everything status quo for now. Mets still lead the Giants by 1/2 a game, with the Cardinals just one game back of the Giants. The scores weren’t really a surprise when you consider the Rockies used rookie …

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Mets score big on Phillies take a one game lead

in the Wild card over the Giants, with the Cardinals a 1/2 game back of the Giants. The Mets won yesterday 17 – 0, the Giants lost once again to the Padres, and the Cardinals were on the wrong side of a 3 – 1 score with the Cubs. With one week remaining it is still …

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Met fans are being taken on quite a ride

As the Mets struggle to keep up with the Giants and Cardinals in the Wild Card race despite their ravaged rotation, their fans are being treated to a great game after great game. The ending may not always be what they are hoping for, but the drama is coming at them in spades. For the …

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Wild, wild card night ends with losses for everyone

Ender Inciarte made sure the Mets couldn’t pull ahead of either the Cardinals or Giants with this walk off catch. ATL@NYM: Inciarte pulls back potential walk-off homer https://t.co/mu3IqXSMNu via @mlb — Phil Gurnee (@meercatjohn) September 22, 2016 While the Mets were losing to the Braves, the Cardinals were blasted by the Rockies 11 – 1, and …

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Wild Card in a Carls Junior Three Way

With the Giants winning, the Cardinals winning, and the Mets losing, every team in the Wild Card hunt have the exact same record of 80 – 71. The Cardinals are 5 -5 in their last ten games but have won four in a row to force their way into the three-way tie. The Mets are …

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Mets topple Giants from top of the Wild Card race

From May 15th until Aug 9th the Giants were on top of the NL Western Division, at times the lead was eight games. When the Dodgers sliced that one time eight game lead to even stephen on Aug 9th, the Giants went from being the NL West leaders to the Wild Card leaders.  For a few …

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Cardinals and Mets stage late innings comebacks

The Cardinals were down a run in the 9th inning but they had one thing going for them, the Giant bullpen, and once again that bullpen failed to hold a lead. The Cardinals rallied for two runs to beat the Giants 3 – 2.  It was almost a must-win for the Cardinals because if they …

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Giants widen Wild Card lead

Behind Johnny Cueto the Giants widened their wild card lead by defeating the Cardinals, one of the teams chasing them 6 – 2. Cueto did what he’s being paid to do, and the Giant offense woke up against Adam Wainwright. Combine that with the Mets having an off day, the Giants now have a one-game …

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Giants try to give Wild card away but Mets and Cardinals refuse the gift

Once again all the main players in the NL Wild Card race lost leaving everything status quo. The three teams combined to score one run with the Mets and Cardinals getting shut out. The Giants were swept by the Padres when Luis  Perdomo beat Madson Bumgarner 3 – 1. The Padres have swept two series this …

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