Mets created total chaos by batting out of order against the Reds

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For the Cincinnati Reds, this is a no-lose situation.

Prior to Tuesday night's game against the Reds, Mets manager Mickey Callaway spoke to reporters and discussed Frazier's injury. He allowed one run on three hits in six innings of a 2-0 loss to the Rockies.

Look at it this way.

Yankees 9, Red Sox 6 • Brett Gardner hit a go-ahead, two-run triple off Craig Kimbrel in the eighth inning, Aaron Judge followed with a homer and host NY beat Boston for its 17th victory in 18 games.


Nimmo led off the third inning with a triple to right field. "Some weird baseball. Unfortunately it happened, but it does happen every once in a while". Said team did something Wednesday that just about sums up such a skid and pretty much its entire existence. Harvey is so committed to recapturing his glory days with the Mets and doesn't care who he alienates in the process. The chaos resulted from confusion over the Mets' batting order, and subsequent attempts by the official scoring crew to get things back under control. In his major league debut on July 26, 2012, against the Arizona Diamondbacks, Harvey set a new club record with 11 strikeouts while earning his first career victory. Harvey then missed the entire 2014 season due to Tommy John surgery but returned to top form in 2015, leading the Mets to the pennant. Now that the Harvey era is over in New York City, the question remains of how will he do in a ballpark (Great American Ball Park) that isn't too kind to pitchers.

The onus is now on Harvey to make a change.

It ends the Dark Knight's run in Gotham where the wheels had all but fallen off of the Bat Mobile. He has the tools to do so but given how he has conducted himself the past month, this trade to Cincinnati seems more likely to hurt him than it would help him.

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