• Mets, Michael Conforto aren't about to return this gift

    14 days ago - By New York Post

    It is the dream-come-true of every sandlot slugger, every Wiffle-ball wizard, every Little League legend, every backyard bombardier: bases loaded, bottom of the ninth, the crowd on its feet, the pitcher on the ropes, the dugout going crazy, here comes your moment, here comes your pitch and... ... and it nicks your elbow? “Well,...
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  • Michael Conforto drama wasn't biggest clutch moment in Mets' home opener: Sherman

    Michael Conforto drama wasn't biggest clutch moment in Mets' home opener: Sherman

    14 days ago - By New York Post

    The biggest hit was not to Michael Conforto's elbow guard. That was the most interesting, controversial and memorable. But the biggest hit of the Mets' home opener - and of their young season - came off Jeff McNeil's bat, which he then flipped toward the home dugout in a gesture of both revelry and relief...
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  • Mets broadcast doesn't even celebrate walk-off win after blown hit by pitch call on Michael Conforto

    Mets broadcast doesn't even celebrate walk-off win after blown hit by pitch call on Michael Conforto

    14 days ago - By CBSSports

    'Why even have replay?'
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  • Michael Conforto hit by pitch: Mets win on controversial walk-off vs. Marlins; umpire admits he blew call

    14 days ago - By CBSSports

    Conforto appeared to lean his elbow into the pitch
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  • Umpire Ron Kulpa: I Should've Called Mets' Michael Conforto out on Walk-off HBP

    14 days ago - By Bleacher Report

    Home-plate umpire Ron Kulpa admitted making a mistake in the bottom of the ninth inning to give the New York Mets a 3-2 win over the Miami Marlins on...
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  • Umpire cops to blown call: Mets' Michael Conforto should have been out

    Umpire cops to blown call: Mets' Michael Conforto should have been out

    14 days ago - By New York Post

    Whoops! Umpire Ron Kulpa admitted he erred in awarding first base to Michael Conforto on a hit-by-pitch in the bottom of the ninth inning against the Marlins on Thursday - one that allowed the Mets a controversial 3-2 walk-off win. “The guy was hit by a pitch in the strike zone,” Kulpa, who was behind...
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  • Mets beat Marlins 3-2 on a controversial bases-loaded walk-off hit by pitch

    Mets beat Marlins 3-2 on a controversial bases-loaded walk-off hit by pitch

    14 days ago - By Fox Sports

    The New York Mets defeated the Miami Marlins on a walk-off hit by pitch. Michael Conforto was hit by a pitch with the bases loaded but appeared to stick out his padded elbow to make contact with the ball that should have resulted in a third strike ending the inning. Instead, Conforto was then awarded the base, scoring Luis Guillorme from third, and the Mets won the game 3-2.
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  • Mets walk off vs. Marlins with controversial HBP

    14 days ago - By ESPN

    The Mets were handed the winning run on a disputed hit by pitch for a 3-2 victory Thursday over the Marlins as Michael Conforto appeared to stick out his right elbow pad just enough to get it grazed by a 1-2 breaking ball by Miami closer Anthony Bass.
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  • Mets win on walk-off HBP after Conforto seemingly leans into pitch

    14 days ago - By TheScore

    The Miami Marlins were not happy with how Thursday's game against the New York Mets ended, and they may be onto something.
    GAME OVER.
    Mets win it on this walk-off HBP. Thoughts?
    pic.twitter.com/IeBWQpua24 - FOX Sports: MLB April 8, 2021
    Mets outfielder Michael Conforto was hit by a pitch with the bases loaded in the bottom of the ninth inning to bring home the winning run. However, Conforto appeared to lean into Anthony Bass ' pitch, which would've been a called third strike had it not grazed the batter's elbow guard. "From my point of view, it was a slider," Conforto said, according to...
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  • Controversial HBP call gifts Mets walk-off win over Marlins

    14 days ago - By Yardbarker

    Unfortunately for the Marlins, whether or not a player is in the strike zone when he is hit by a pitch is not subject to video review.
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  • Video: Michael Conforto HBP Gives Mets Controversial Walk-off Win vs. Marlins

    14 days ago - By Bleacher Report

    The New York Mets scored two runs in the ninth inning for a walk-off 3-2 win over the Miami Marlins on Thursday. How they walked off will surely be the...
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  • Mets rally to win home opener on controversial walk-off hit-by-pitch

    Mets rally to win home opener on controversial walk-off hit-by-pitch

    14 days ago - By New York Post

    Michael Conforto heard a smattering of boos from the COVID-limited sellout crowd of 8,011 at Citi Field for Thursday's home opener upon hitting into a double play to conclude the seventh inning. His next at-bat was more celebrated. Batting with the bases loaded in a tie game in the ninth inning, Conforto leaned into the...
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  • Mets walk-off Marlins on controversial hit-by-pitch

    14 days ago - By Sportsnet

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  • Watch Controversial Ending To Mets' Walk-Off Win Vs. Marlins

    14 days ago - By NESN

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    A controversial ending gave the New York Mets a win over the Miami Marlins.
    The game was tied in the bottom of the ninth with the bases loaded. Anthony Bass appeared to strike Michael Conforto out looking, but the home plate umpire Ron Kulpa ruled the baseball hit him on the arm.
    The run from third came home and Conforto was credited with a walk-off hit-by-pitch.
    It definitely was bizarre, check it out:
    MICHAEL CONFORTO GETS HIT BY A PITCH AND THE METS WIN IT 3-2!!!!! pic.twitter.com/R1QdgiRQJ5 - SNY April 8, 2021
    Conforto certainly didn't try to get out of the way, but...
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  • Mets secure controversial walk-off win as Michael Conforto seemingly leans into pitch

    Mets secure controversial walk-off win as Michael Conforto seemingly leans into pitch

    14 days ago - By Sporting News

    The Mets walked off in their home opener for the first time since 1998, and it wouldn't be Mets Baseball if it didn't have some controversy.
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