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Robinson Cano awakens to help Mets end their Marlins misery

MIAMI — Robinson Cano’s summer slumber took a hiatus Saturday night so he could enjoy a Fish dinner. He deposited a curveball thrown by the Marlins’ Nick Anderson into the right-field upper ...

Robinson Cano awakens to help Mets end their Marlins misery

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Mets’ Robinson Cano is ‘sad’ but that may soon change Robinson Cano spent two weeks as a spectator, even traveling cross-country with the Mets so he wouldn’t feel dissociated from the team. Tuesday night he is hoping to be an active participant again, as Cano said he expects to be activated from the inj...
2019-06-04 14:45

Mets’ Robinson Cano trade could get even worse CLEVELAND — You know what should never be said about the Mets’ trade for Robinson Cano and Edwin Diaz? That it can’t get worse. Cano and Diaz have sunk well below the worst predictions for their seasons. Cano is one of just five players with at least...
2019-07-10 03:45

Thriving Mets duo will take a seat with Robinson Cano back Robinson Cano’s return could take away playing time from two of the more productive Mets. With the second baseman on the injured list until Sunday, infielders Dominic Smith and J.D. Davis were getting starts in left field while Jeff McNeil played sec...
2019-06-17 06:45

Mets’ Robinson Cano showing signs of busting out Robinson Cano hears the boos. He knows what is being said. The trade, bringing him and closer Edwin Diaz to the Mets from Seattle this offseason for two former first-round picks along with Jay Bruce and Anthony Swarzak, has been a flop. It has set ba...
2019-07-03 12:45

Robinson Cano now batting fifth as Mets’ lineup becomes ‘more fluid’ Robinson Cano’s days of batting third appear to have ended. Mets manager Mickey Callaway has dropped Cano to fifth in the order to open the second half of the season Friday night against the Marlins in a showdown between the National League bottom-dw...
2019-07-13 01:00

Mets 2B Robinson Canó goes back on 10-day injured list NEW YORK (AP) — Robinson Canó is right back on the injured list. Four days after returning to the lineup, the second baseman was placed on the 10-day IL again by the New York Mets with tightness in his left quadriceps. The move was made Sunday, retro...
2019-06-09 22:30

Mets activate Robinson Canó from IL after quadriceps strain NEW YORK (AP) — The Mets have activated All-Star second baseman Robinson Canó from the injured list. Canó was set to bat third for New York against the San Francisco Giants on Wednesday night. He’s been out since May 22 with a strained left qua...
2019-06-05 22:30

Mets, Robinson Cano put their saga on hold for one night Mickey Callaway could only protect Robinson Cano for so long. The Mets manager benched the veteran second baseman Monday, in part for not running out ground balls twice in three games over the weekend. But Cano still heard boos from the crowd at Citi...
2019-05-21 14:31

Clutch hit can’t keep Mets’ Robinson Cano from getting double-switched Robinson Cano finally delivered a clutch hit on Saturday, but his night ended soon after when he was double-switched out of a 5-4 loss to Atlanta. Cano’s sixth-inning single gave the Mets their first lead, but he was removed for Seth Lugo to start th...
2019-06-30 14:30

Robinson Cano finally hustles as Mets’ day gets weirder Robinson Cano hit, and for once, ran. The Mets’ most polarizing player these days turned Citi Field boos into cheers Monday, as he hustled out of the box for a double during the club’s game against the Washington Nationals. Cano, who pinc...
2019-05-21 14:31

Robinson Cano hustles, then exits with injury in Mets’ twist Maybe this is why Robinson Cano didn’t want to run it out. Maligned for his lack of hustle on two ground balls over the weekend in Mami, Cano was forced to leave Wednesday’s game against the Nationals with left quad tightness after he gro...
2019-05-23 06:15

What Robinson Cano’s ‘great’ day means for Mets return plans Robinson Cano’s return is growing near. Cano had a “great” day, Mets manager Mickey Callaway said before his team faced the Diamondbacks at Chase Field on Friday night. The day for Cano included batting practice and hitting against high velocit...
2019-06-01 10:15

Former Mets manager has Robinson Cano solution: ‘I’m taking your money’ With Robinson Cano resting his left quad, an injury suffered due to superfluous hustle, the Mets can momentarily table the issue of how to deal with players (primarily Cano) whose lack of effort hurts the team. For they sure stumbled every which way ...
2019-05-29 16:30

Grimacing Robinson Cano exits to boos in Mets return Robinson Cano’s return to the field was short-lived. Activated from the injured list for Wednesday night’s game against the Giants, the Mets second baseman went 0-for-2 with an RBI, but was removed at the top of the fifth inning with left quad tightn...
2019-06-06 05:15

Robinson Cano gains confidence he needed out of Mets return It took 25 days for Robinson Cano to make it through an entire Mets game. The aggravation of his left quad injury on June 5 (he originally strained the quad May 22) against the Giants and an early exit let him know he wasn’t ready. And during his tim...
2019-06-17 05:45

Mets finally stick Robinson Cano on IL after curious wait Robinson Cano’s painful first season with the Mets took another downward turn Sunday. Before the team’s series finale against the Rockies, the slumping second baseman was placed on the injured list for the second time in less than three weeks with ti...
2019-06-09 22:15

Robinson Cano trade is approaching scary Mets territory The two Hall of Famers associated with the 1969 Mets did not attend the 50th anniversary ceremonies this weekend at Citi Field. Tom Seaver’s family announced in March that the greatest Met was suffering from dementia and would no longer participate i...
2019-06-30 00:30

Robinson Cano embodied the Mets' bravado this winter. He now needs to prove it Time is running out for the Mets, and if anyone possibly can save this team, it must be Robinson Cano, their 36-year-old second baseman.        ...
2019-06-03 20:15

Jeff McNeil, Robinson Cano to injured list in Mets blows The Mets are paying the price for hustling. Robinson Cano and Jeff McNeil both landed on the injured list Thursday, the former with a low-grade quad strain and the latter with hamstring tightness, before the Mets tried to complete a four-game sweep o...
2019-05-23 18:15

Jarred Kelenic is making Mets’ Robinson Cano trade look even worse Not two months into the season, it looks like trading your organization’s best prospect for a 36-year-old with a large contract might just be a bad idea. As Robinson Cano exited Wednesday’s game with tightness in his left quad and has sin...
2019-05-23 18:15

Robinson Cano’s ironic injury latest blip in Mets’ farcical drama And that, to borrow from J. Walter Weatherman in “Arrested Development,” is why you don’t hustle. Come to think of it, as loyal Twitter follower @seaver_15 suggested to me, that’s also why you don’t expend major resources on a 36-year-old coming off ...
2019-05-23 06:15

Robinson Cano, called out for not hustling, gets hurt hustling in Mets' game vs. Nationals Two days after being benched for a lack of hustle, the New York Mets' Robinson Cano appeared to injure his leg running out a ground ball.        ...
2019-05-23 04:15

There’s a chance Robinson Cano will be heading back to IL Robinson Cano was hopeful he would return to the Mets’ lineup on Saturday, but less decisive when asked if he was confident he could avoid another stint on the injured list with reoccurring left quad tightness. “Well, I don’t want to say confident. L...
2019-06-08 10:30

Robinson Cano may have dodged injury bullet this time Robinson Cano made his return to the field Wednesday night. Now, he’s making his return to the bench. Activated from the injured list for the Mets’ 7-0 win over the Giants, Cano went 0-for-2 with an RBI, but was removed at the top of the fifth ...
2019-06-06 12:45

Robinson Cano’s injured quad won’t require a second trip to IL Robinson Cano’s recurring left quadriceps tightness hasn’t KO’d him quite yet. A day after leaving a game in discomfort after running to first base, the Mets second baseman worked out at Citi Field on Thursday and informed manager Mickey Callaway his...
2019-06-07 03:45

Howie Rose hits right note in calling out Robinson Cano’s lazy play To paraphrase Romeo when wooing — Woo! Woo! — Juliet, a Rose by any other name would still report that it stinks. Howie Rose, now 65, is a lifelong Mets fan — but not at the sake of his credibility and your dignity. Sunday, the Mets had blown another...
2019-06-28 08:15

Marlins Keep the Mets Reeling Miami’s Caleb Smith (5-4) pitched six innings, allowing two unearned runs and three hits. He struck out six and worked around a season-high five walks....
2019-07-13 10:30

Mets place Syndergaard on injured list, activate Canó NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Mets placed pitcher Noah Syndergaard on the 10-day injured list with a strained right hamstring. The team also activated second baseman Robinson Canó from the IL. Syndergaard reached for his right hamstring after throwing...
2019-06-16 20:45

Canó leaves Mets game with left quadriceps tightness NEW YORK (AP) — Mets second baseman Robinson Canó left Wednesday night’s game against Washington because of tightness in his left quadriceps. Canó appeared to hurt the leg while running to first base when he grounded out in the third following ...
2019-05-23 05:15

Mets top Marlins to earn road series win Two of the New York Mets' All-Stars led the struggling Mets to their first road series win since early April with Sunday's 6-2 victory over the Miami Marlins....
2019-07-15 06:45

Vargas throws shutout, Canó re-injures quad as Mets beat SF NEW YORK (AP) — Jason Vargas pitched his first shutout in two years, Amed Rosario hit a three-run homer and the New York Mets beat the San Francisco Giants 7-0 Wednesday night despite losing Robinson Canó hours after his return from the injured list....
2019-06-06 07:30

Mets’ Cano trade gets worse: Bruce close to Phillies, Kelenic rising It’s the Mets trade that keeps on giving… pain. And somehow, it’s only getting worse. The winter blockbuster that saw an overly ambitious GM Brodie Van Wagenen cast off a pair of veterans and slew of talented prospects to the Seattl...
2019-06-02 19:00

Mets second baseman Robinson Canó strains left quadriceps Criticized for not running hard, Mets second baseman Robinson Canó strained his left quadriceps hustling up the first base line        ...
2019-05-23 07:30

Arnold's rejected Predator cameo was supposed to be a Force Awakens, Luke Skywalker kind of thing Although it’s since faded from view—like some sort of technologically advanced killing machine that pretty much nobody actually wanted to look at, as it happened to turn out—there was once a time when expectations were modestly high for Shane Black’s...
2019-07-14 05:00

Apple is finally going to put iTunes out of its misery A little more than 18 years after Steve Jobs first introduced Apple’s iTunes software at the 2001 Macworld Expo in San Francisco, pointing to a “music revolution” that was underway, Apple is reportedly planning to say goodbye to the...
2019-06-01 03:30

Yet another gender reveal has ended in flames and misery Gender reveals are one of the stupidest inventions of the modern world. Before a kid is even born, parents decide to announce their sex by creating elaborate ways to have pink or blue stuff fly out of things so it can be shared on social media. Retro...
2019-07-10 20:45

Messi's misery: 'We had chances to end Brazil hoodoo' "Brazil advanced to the final of the Copa America with a 2-0 win over old rivals Argentina in Belo Horizonte on Tuesday thanks to a goal in each half from Gabriel Jesus and Roberto Firmino."...
2019-07-03 23:30

U.K. Austerity Has Inflicted ‘Great Misery,’ U.N. Official Says In a scathing final report on the impact of budget cuts in Britain, an expert on extreme poverty compared the overhauls to the Victorian workhouse system....
2019-05-22 22:30

Venezuela’s misery doesn’t even spare the dead in Maracaibo MARACAIBO, Venezuela (AP) — Even the dead aren’t safe in Maracaibo, a sweltering, suffering city in Venezuela. Thieves have broken into some of the vaults and coffins in El Cuadrado cemetery since late last year, stealing ornaments and sometime...
2019-06-18 06:45

How a congressional trip highlighted migrants' detention misery Democrats described brutal conditions as ProPublica reported demeaning Facebook posts attributed to border officialsThe trip was seen as a simple fact-finding mission for members of Congress to view conditions at the border. But within hours of their...
2019-07-03 01:45

Why Alexis Sanchez is starring for Chile at Copa America after Man Utd misery Chile coach Reinaldo Rueda says he never had any doubts "natural born goalscorer" Alexis Sanchez would return to form after the striker fired his side to a 2-1 win over Ecuador in the Copa America on Friday....
2019-06-22 12:15

Tropical threat in Gulf of Mexico may bring more misery to flood-ravaged central US Just days into the 2019 Atlantic hurricane season, a tropical threat may be brewing in the Gulf of Mexico that could eventually bring more rain to parts of the U.S. that are already seeing record flooding....
2019-06-03 20:15

Messi's misery: Brazil beat Argentina to reach Copa America final "Brazil advanced to the final of the Copa America with a 2-0 win over old rivals Argentina in Belo Horizonte on Tuesday thanks to a goal in each half from Gabriel Jesus and Roberto Firmino."...
2019-07-03 11:45

England extra-time misery after John Stones’ blunder lets in Netherlands It was an ignominious way for England to lose and a reminder, perhaps, that no matter the scale of improvement under Gareth Southgate it is still easy sometimes to slip into bad old habits – in this case a valiant attempt to be recognised as internat...
2019-06-07 01:30

South Western Railway strike: travel misery continues as commuters face long queues at stations for second day London rail passengers were left queueing around the block as thousands of commuters faced a second day of travel chaos during South Western Railway (SWR) staff's continued strike over the role of train guards....
2019-06-19 17:45

Mets flub 'Miracle Mets' celebration, declaring 2 players dead when they're still alive They are the New York Mets after all. During the pre-game ceremony Saturday marking the 50th anniversary of the 1969 Miracle Mets, two members of that celebrated team were listed as dead in a "we remember" montage even though they are still very much...
2019-07-01 01:30

The Mets Bullpen Completes A Remarkable Phillies Sweep Of The Mets Stop me if you’ve heard this one before: The New York Mets lost in deeply dispiriting fashion Thursday, to finish off a gruesome series and drop eight games below .500. Things are getting pretty grim over there....
2019-06-28 08:00

Do Not Let The Barrage Of Mets Failures Distract You From This Mets Failure When the Mets manage to make the covers of all three New York City–area tabloids, as they did on Tuesday morning, it is seldom because they’ve done something good. Some of that is because of how New York City’s tabloids work and most of it is because...
2019-05-23 08:45

Cano, Callaway not on same page when it comes to IL talk Robinson Cano wasn’t available for a third straight game, when he sat out the Mets’ 5-3 win over the Rockies at Citi Field on Saturday — and manager Mickey Callaway said the second baseman’s tight left quad will be evaluated again before Sunday’s gam...
2019-06-09 15:45

South Western Railway strike sparks rush-hour misery as commuters forced to form huge 200m queues along Surbiton high street The start of a five-day strike by South Western Railway staff sparked rush hour misery on Tuesday morning as commuters complained of rammed trains and massive queues outside stations....
2019-06-18 10:30

Colombia's Cano Limon, Bicentenario pipeline pumping halted after bombings Pumping on Colombia's Bicentenario and Cano Limon oil pipelines has been halted following bomb attacks in recent days, sources from operators Bicentenario and state-run oil company Ecopetrol said on Wednesday....
2019-05-23 01:00

Pirates rally for 5-4 victory over Marlins MIAMI (AP) — Josh Bell’s go-ahead double in the seventh helped lead the Pittsburgh Pirates to a 5-4 victory over the Miami Marlins on Sunday. The Pirates rallied from a 4-2 deficit on Corey Dickerson’s pinch-hit RBI double off Miami start...
2019-06-16 23:45

Marlins rally for 5th straight win, 6-3 over Tigers DETROIT (AP) — Garrett Cooper hit his first major league home run in the sixth inning, and that was the start of an impressive comeback by the Miami Marlins, who rallied for their fifth straight victory, 6-3 over the Detroit Tigers on Wednesday night...
2019-05-23 05:15

Braves vs. Marlins: Take the Under in this pitchers’ duel The Braves and Marlins have seen a lot of their young starting pitchers take a quantum leap forward this season, and each will have one on display Sunday (1:10 p.m.). Miami’s Pablo Lopez has been issuing just 2.3 walks per nine innings. Since a shell...
2019-06-09 15:45

Alfaro’s 4 RBIs help carry Marlins over Padres 9-3 SAN DIEGO (AP) — Jorge Alfaro homered, doubled and drove in a career-high four runs for the Miami Marlins, who beat the San Diego Padres 9-3 on Sunday in a game delayed 28 minutes after a swarm of bees settled on a microphone on the netting near the ...
2019-06-03 07:30

Padres hit 3 homers to back Lucchesi in 5-2 win vs Marlins SAN DIEGO (AP) — Franmil Reyes, Hunter Renfroe and Ian Kinsler homered, and left-hander Joey Lucchesi combined with two relievers on a four-hitter for his first victory in six starts to lead the San Diego Padres to a 5-2 victory against the Miami Mar...
2019-06-01 09:30

Tigers vs. Marlins: Pitchers’ duel makes Under the bet It has not been the best of seasons for the offenses of the Detroit Tigers and Miami Marlins, and these teams will not catch a break with Tuesday’s pitching matchup. Caleb Smith and Spencer Turnbull both rank in the top seven in ERA among qualified p...
2019-05-21 23:45

Nats blow another lead behind Scherzer, Marlins win 3-2 José Ureña pitched seven solid innings, Washington's bullpen blew another lead behind ace Max Scherzer and the Miami Marlins beat the Nationals 3-2 to avoid a four-game sweep        ...
2019-05-27 23:15

LEADING OFF: Marlins streak the right way, Sale vs Astros LEADING OFF: Marlins streaking in right direction, Sale faces Astros again, Orioles finally return to Coors Field        ...
2019-05-24 12:15

Cooper hits slam in 9th, Marlins top Tigers, 6th win in row Garrett Cooper hit a grand slam with two outs in the ninth inning and the Miami Marlins won their sixth in a row, rallying past Detroit 5-2 to finish a terrible homestand for the Tigers        ...
2019-05-24 00:45

Teheran again excels, Braves blank Marlins 1-0 MIAMI (AP) — Julio Teheran pitched six sharp innings, rookie Austin Riley scored the only run and the Atlanta Braves edged the Miami Marlins 1-0 on Saturday. The Braves won despite getting only three hits and improved to 5-0 this season at Marlins Pa...
2019-06-09 04:15

Marlins send Giants to 6th consecutive loss, 11-3 MIAMI (AP) — Jorge Alfaro and Garrett Cooper hit the Miami Marlins’ first three-run homers of the year Tuesday in an 11-3 win over the San Francisco Giants, who lost their sixth game in a row. Trevor Richards (2-5) gave up a homer to Joe Panik ...
2019-05-29 05:45

Cardinals activate RHP Wainwright to face Marlins The St. Louis Cardinals activated veteran right-hander Adam Wainwright from the injured list and scheduled him to start Thursday night against the Miami Marlins....
2019-06-21 03:30

Mikolas, Carpenter lead Cardinals to win over Marlins ST. LOUIS (AP) — Dexter Fowler and Matt Carpenter homered to back a strong outing by Miles Mikolas and lead the St. Louis Cardinals to a 5-0 win over the Miami Marlins on Monday night. Mikolas (5-7) snapped a career-high losing streak of five straigh...
2019-06-18 06:45

Lopez pitches 7 innings, Marlins win 4-3 over Pirates MIAMI (AP) — For the second straight game Pittsburgh jumped on Miami, this time though the Marlins’ answered and Pablo Lopez and his teammates were able to lock down the Pirates the rest of the way. Lopez pitched seven strong innings and allowe...
2019-06-16 06:00

Marlins put Walker on injured list, recall Riddle SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Miami Marlins have placed first baseman Neil Walker on the 10-day injured list with a strained right quad and recalled infielder JT Riddle from Triple-A New Orleans. The moves were made before Friday night’s series opener a...
2019-06-01 09:30

Giants snap 7-game skid by beating Marlins 3-1 Brandon Crawford hit a tiebreaking two-run double in the eighth inning, and the San Francisco Giants broke a seven-game losing streak by rallying past the Miami Marlins 3-1        ...
2019-05-30 23:15

Kendrick homers, drives in 3 as Nats beat Marlins again, 9-6 WASHINGTON (AP) — Howie Kendrick hit his eighth homer, drove in three runs and finished with three hits as the Washington Nationals beat the Miami Marlins 9-6 on Sunday. Brian Dozier doubled in two during Washington’s four-run rally with two ou...
2019-05-27 03:45

Marlins Cast-Off Derek Dietrich Is Now A Mashing God For The Reds Derek Dietrich came to the Cincinnati Reds over the winter via a minor league contract, after playing the first six years of his career with the Miami Marlins. This all transpired with very little fanfare, in part because Dietrich has never been an e...
2019-05-29 08:15

Bees wreak havoc in Padres-Marlins game Unbeelievable. A slew of black and yellow critters swarmed a microphone near the dugouts during the Padres-Marlins game Sunday afternoon in San Diego, causing a 15-minute delay in action before a beekeeper saved the day. Bees similarly seized the dia...
2019-06-03 04:45

Ramirez, Holaday back Urena in Marlins’ 9-3 win vs Padres SAN DIEGO (AP) — Harold Ramirez’s two-run double highlighted Miami’s five-run fourth inning, Bryan Holaday hit a two-run homer and Jose Urena won his third straight start as the Marlins beat the San Diego Padres 9-3 Saturday night. The Ma...
2019-06-02 07:15

Alfaro's 4 RBIs help carry Marlins over Padres 9-3 Jorge Alfaro homered, doubled and drove in a career-high four runs for the Miami Marlins, who beat the San Diego Padres 9-3 in a game delayed 28 minutes after a swarm of bees settled on a microphone on the netting near the home dugout   &#...
2019-06-03 07:30

Hudson pitches 7 innings to help Cardinals beat Marlins 7-1 MIAMI (AP) — Rookie Dakota Hudson allowed one run in a career-high seven innings, and the St. Louis Cardinals handed the Miami Marlins their sixth consecutive defeat Tuesday night, 7-1. Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina returned after missing 11 games ...
2019-06-12 07:15

Goldschmidt’s homer in 11th lifts Cardinals over Marlins 2-1 ST. LOUIS (AP) — Paul Goldschmidt hit a solo home run with two outs in the bottom of the 11th inning to give the St. Louis Cardinals a 2-1 victory over the Miami Marlins on Wednesday night. Dexter Fowler had an RBI single in the sixth for the Cardina...
2019-06-20 09:15

Alcantara helps Marlins beat slumping Phillies 2-1 PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Sandy Alcantara gave Miami’s tired pitching staff a huge boost with a stellar effort. Alcantara pitched 7 2/3 sharp innings, Bryan Holaday hit a solo homer and the Miami Marlins beat the Philadelphia Phillies 2-1 Friday nigh...
2019-06-22 06:45

Marlins snap Phillies’ 4-game win streak with 6-2 victory MIAMI (AP) — Brian Anderson drove in three runs with a double and his 11th homer, and the Miami Marlins snapped the Philadelphia Phillies’ four-game winning streak with a 6-2 victory Friday. Last-place Miami beat Philadelphia for the fourth tim...
2019-06-29 07:45

Yamamoto dazzles in debut as Marlins beat Cardinals 9-0 MIAMI (AP) — Jordan Yamamoto pitched seven innings to win his major league debut, and Garrett Cooper hit a grand slam and the Miami Marlins broke a six-game losing streak by beating the St. Louis Cardinals 9-0 Wednesday night. Yamamoto, acquired last...
2019-06-13 04:15

Robinson drives in 4; Stanford beats Bulldogs, 9-7 STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — Christian Robinson had two hits and drove in four runs to help Stanford rally past Fresno State 9-7 in the championship game of the Stanford regional on Monday night. Maverick Handley hit a pair of home runs and drove in three...
2019-06-04 08:30

Joe Biden's harsh lesson: When you're on top, the only way to go is down | Nathan Robinson When Kamala Harris came for Biden, he was unprepared, outgunned, and bizarrely unrepentant about his terrible race recordThe Democratic presidential field is currently so crowded with candidates that it is difficult for televised debates to be anythi...
2019-06-28 09:45

Swarm of bees delays Marlins-Padres game in San Diego SAN DIEGO (AP) — The game between the Miami Marlins and San Diego at Petco Park was being delayed Sunday afternoon by a swarm of bees that settled onto a microphone attached to the netting near the Padres’ dugout. With Padres rookie Josh Naylor...
2019-06-03 01:45

Yamamoto wins again, Marlins hand Phillies 7th straight loss Rookie right-hander Jordan Yamamoto won for the third time in three career starts, Garrett Cooper and Brian Anderson hit consecutive homers, and the Miami Marlins beat Philadelphia 6-4 for the Phillies' seventh straight loss    &...
2019-06-23 23:15

Now cast-offs are making Derek Jeter’s Marlins look terrible It’s not just the stars Derek Jeter’s Marlins have gotten rid of who are making them look bad. Everyone knew what Christian Yelich and Giancarlo Stanton were worth when Jeter and the Marlins shipped them away. But even the likes of Derek ...
2019-05-29 17:45

Nationals complete series sweep of Marlins, climbing all the way back to .500 Matt Adams and Victor Robles turn the tide with home runs in the sixth inning, and Washington wins, 8-5, to even its record after falling 12 games under in late May....
2019-06-28 08:00

Goldschmidt's homer in 11th lifts Cardinals over Marlins 2-1 Paul Goldschmidt hit a solo home run with two outs in the bottom of the 11th inning to give the St. Louis Cardinals a 2-1 victory over the Miami Marlins       ...
2019-06-20 08:30

Ramirez, Holaday back Urena in Marlins' 9-3 win vs Padres Harold Ramirez's two-run double highlighted the five-run fourth inning, Bryan Holaday hit a two-run homer and Jose Urena won his third straight start as the Miami Marlins beat the San Diego Padres 9-3        ...
2019-06-02 10:15

Help Me Figure Out Which Team Scored 11 Runs In One Inning In Marlins-Brewers The Miami Marlins opened a series against the Milwaukee Brewers Tuesday night, in Milwaukee. The Brewers come into the series sitting atop the NL Central; the last-place, aggressively “rebuilding” Marlins come into the series having scored the fewest...
2019-06-05 09:15

Soto, Robles HR as Nats beat Marlins to complete sweep Juan Soto and Victor Robles each homered, and the Washington Nationals rallied to beat the Miami Marlins 8-5 to sweep a three-game series       ...
2019-06-28 04:45

Knicks’ Mitchell Robinson gets picked for US Select Team LAS VEGAS — Knicks center Mitchell Robinson will be back in Las Vegas in August. Robinson, coming off a season in which he garnered second-team All-Rookie honors, found out Monday he will be on the Select Team that will practice against the U.S. Worl...
2019-07-06 14:45

Mitchell Robinson gets NBA honor before Knicks’ uncertain offseason The 17-65 record didn’t net Zion Williamson, but the season gave birth to one positive: center Mitchell Robinson. That became official when Robinson was named to the NBA’s All-Rookie Second Team on Tuesday. The Knicks’ lottery pick, forward Kev...
2019-05-21 23:45

The problem with Joe Biden's 'chummy' politics | Nathan Robinson You can be the best friend of everyone in Washington, or you can move the country towards justice. But you can’t do bothThis week, Joe Biden attracted controversy after waxing nostalgic about working alongside segregationists in the Senate. After Cor...
2019-06-23 13:45

Knicks’ Mitchell Robinson, Kevin Knox vow to take it to new level LAS VEGAS — Knicks 7-foot-1 center Mitchell Robinson is back in Sin City with newly dyed blond hair, a new jersey number and a more disciplined defensive game. Kevin Knox II returns stronger and more accustomed to the speed of the NBA. Look out, Las ...
2019-07-04 06:45

Mitchell Robinson happily gave Zion Williamson his NBA welcome LAS VEGAS — Knicks center Mitchell Robinson only blocked two of Zion Williamson’s shots in the Earthquake Game on Friday at Thomas & Mack Center. But that’s probably because Williamson only got through nine minutes before he was shut down for the sum...
2019-07-08 12:00

Tommy Robinson jailed for nine months for contempt of court Far Right activist Tommy Robinson has been sentenced to nine months in prison for putting a child sex ring trial in peril and encouraging "vigilante action" among his supporters....
2019-07-11 20:45

Yelich hits 23rd homer as Brewers power past Marlins 5-1 MILWAUKEE (AP) — Christian Yelich hit his major league-leading 23rd home run and Mike Moustakas added two homers to lead the Milwaukee Brewers to a 5-1 win over the Miami Marlins on Thursday. The Brewers salvaged the final game of the three-game seri...
2019-06-07 00:30

Anderson hits grand slam as Marlins beat Nelson, Brewers 8-1 MILWAUKEE (AP) — Brian Anderson hit his first career grand slam and the Miami Marlins spoiled Jimmy Nelson’s return to the major leagues, beating the Milwaukee Brewers 8-3 on Wednesday night. Starlin Castro and Bryan Holaday each drove in two r...
2019-06-06 07:30

Watch: Matt Adams lifts Nationals past Marlins with 3-run bomb Washington Nationals first baseman Matt Adams spoiled an otherwise stellar outing from Miami Marlins starter Zac Gallen by crushing a sixth-inning three-run homer, sparking a 7-5 victory Wednesday at Marlins Park....
2019-06-27 19:15

Watch: Cardinals' Paul Goldschmidt beats Marlins with 453-foot walk-off HR Paul Goldschmidt had the final swat and say in a St. Louis Cardinals' win against the Miami Marlins, hitting a 453-foot walk-off homer in the bottom of the 11th inning....
2019-06-20 17:45

Matt Carpenter Beats A Marlins Shift With A Standup Bunt Double Turns out the solo dinger he smashed in the bottom of the third inning was not the coolest thing Matt Carpenter did against the Miami Marlins Monday night, not by a long shot. With two down in the bottom of the fifth inning, the Marlins shifted their...
2019-06-18 05:30

UK far-right activist Tommy Robinson convicted in contempt-of-court case Judges on Friday found British far-right activist Tommy Robinson to be in contempt of court after he filmed defendants during a trial last year and posted the footage on social media, breaching reporting restrictions on the case....
2019-07-05 20:30

Tommy Robinson jailed: what is contempt of court and why was the far-right activist guilty of it? Tommy Robinson has been jailed for contempt of court over a video he broadcast on Facebook featuring defendants in a criminal trial - in breach of a reporting ban....
2019-07-11 20:45

WVU safety Pitts joins Robinson in NCAA transfer portal Safety Derrek Pitts looking to transfer from West Virginia following similar move by All-Big 12 safety Kenny Robinson        ...
2019-06-05 20:15

Tommy Robinson faces jail after being found in contempt of court Former EDL leader ‘seriously interfered’ with process of justice by filming defendantsTommy Robinson faces prison again after being found in contempt of court for “aggressively confronting and filming” defendants in a criminal trial and broadcasting ...
2019-07-05 20:45

Angry Lakers rookie rips off Mitchell Robinson’s headband One Laker was so frustrated during a lopsided loss to the Knicks on Wednesday that he ripped off Mitchell Robinson’s headband and threw it at the towering center. The odd sequence of events — in the third quarter of the Knicks 117-96 firs...
2019-07-11 07:00

Why do billionaires keep presenting themselves as America's great new hope? | Nathan Robinson From Ross Perot to Tom Steyer, rich megalomaniacs run for president by preying on voters’ disillusionmentThe past week saw both the passing of Ross Perot and the entry of Tom Steyer into the presidential race. It’s fitting that the two events should ...
2019-07-13 16:30

Mitchell Robinson’s expanded shooting range still just tease for Knicks LAS VEGAS — The wait is still on. Any expansion to Mitchell Robinson’s game from his stout rookie season will have to come during preseason in October. The second-year 7-foot-1 center has talked up his offseason work on mid-range and 3-point shooting...
2019-07-12 01:30

Far-right activist Tommy Robinson jailed again in UK as his supporters clash with police British far-right activist Tommy Robinson has been sentenced again to prison Thursday after being found in contempt of court, sparking clashes between police and his supporters in London....
2019-07-11 23:15

LEADING OFF: Marlins' Gallen makes debut, Astros meet Yanks LEADING OFF: Gallen makes MLB debut for Marlins vs former club, Astros-Yanks meet in matchup of division leaders       ...
2019-06-20 12:45

The Central Park Five story tells us how we should face down racism | Rashad Robinson Ave DuVernay’s compelling Netflix documentary When They See Us is a reminder that we need to change how the system worksThe Central Park Five marked a political awakening for me. I was just getting to middle school, Jesse Jackson’s historic second ru...
2019-06-03 10:30

Justin Robinson’s name wasn’t called in the NBA draft, but he sees opportunity with Wizards “The ultimate goal was to get drafted. We had some phone calls around the 40s area that we turned down to be in the best possible fit, which we thought was here,” Virginia Tech's career assists leader said....
2019-06-28 08:00

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2019-06-18 21:30

These Poor Dogs Had To Watch 11 Innings Of Tigers-Marlins Baseball On A Chilly Tuesday Night It was 54 degrees and cloudy in Detroit when the Marlins and the Tigers wrapped up their series opener at 10:39 p.m on Tuesday. In a contest between the two teams with the lowest position player WAR in all of MLB, the Marlins won 5-4 in eleven inning...
2019-05-22 10:15

Watch: Swarms of bees invade Petco Park, delay Marlins and Padres game Beekeepers were beckoned to the ball park once again, with swarms of the stinging insects delaying the Miami Marlins and San Diego Padres series finale at Petco Park in San Diego....
2019-06-04 01:00

Mitchell Robinson changing Knicks number for dead high school teammates Knicks center Mitchell Robinson is changing his number from 26 to 23 to honor two dead high school classmates. The Knicks released their Summer League roster and Robinson is expected to play at least two games. The first practice is Tuesday in Las Ve...
2019-07-03 00:15

Part of the Christian Yelich trade, Marlins rookie Jordan Yamamoto inspires hope in Miami The Marlins might be headed for a second consecutive last-place finish, but at least are seeing tangible returns from trades of their former stars.       ...
2019-07-05 14:30

Humiliated Tommy Robinson demands second vote after losing his £5,000 deposit in European election failure A humiliated Tommy Robinson declared he "wants a second vote" in a bizarre video posted from his bed after he failed to secure a seat in the European Parliament....
2019-05-27 18:30

Tommy Robinson trial: EDL founder faces jail after being found guilty of contempt of court Tommy Robinson faces jail after being found in contempt of court by High Court judges for filming defendants in a criminal trial and broadcasting the footage on social media....
2019-07-05 23:15

National Teacher of the Year Rodney Robinson Continues Virginia State University’s Tradition of Lifting Up the Next Generation Rodney Robinson’s journey to becoming the 2019 National Teacher of the Year was like a road littered with obstacles. One of the major challenges was needing to work a full-time job while earning his undergraduate degree at Virginia State University i...
2019-05-29 22:45

Tommy Robinson was 'reckless' and breached reporting ban, court told Tommy Robinson was "reckless" and breached a reporting restriction because he wanted the public to see the faces of defendants in a criminal trial, High Court judges have heard....
2019-07-05 16:30

Tommy Robinson 'egged on vigilantes with live-stream outside court' Far-right campaigner Tommy Robinson was encouraging "vigilante action" when he live-streamed confrontations with defendants outside court during a child sex ring trial, the Old Bailey was told today....
2019-07-04 16:45

If you care about migrants to the US, don’t call for humane detention – call for an end to it | Brianna Rennix and Nathan Robinson The conditions in the border cells are shocking – but the right will use public outrage to build more jailsIt has long been obvious that migrants in the custody of the US Border Patrol were being detained in horrendous conditions. But not many cared ...
2019-07-03 20:45

Tommy Robinson encouraged 'vigilante action' by broadcasting trial, judges find High Court judges have found Tommy Robinson encouraged "vigilante action" against defendants in a criminal trial when he filmed them and broadcast the footage on social media....
2019-07-09 17:15

The Mets bullpen could soon look very different No bullpen in baseball has looked worse than the Mets’ over the past month. At least it could soon look different. Jeurys Familia took the mound Friday night for the first time since being placed on the injured list on June 18 with a Bennett Lesion i...
2019-06-30 01:45

Maybe the Mets really are cursed For years, I have tried to lecture my friends who are Mets fans that there are no such thing as jinxes, hexes, poxes or curses, not when it comes to sports, not when it comes to baseball, not when it comes to the Mets. I have raged with fury when the...
2019-05-21 14:31

What 1969 Mets are up to now This is part of a series honoring the 50th anniversary of the 1969 Miracle Mets. Here’s a look at where they are now: Gil Hodges Manager After managing two more seasons with the Mets after the magical 1969 run, Hodges died suddenly of a heart a...
2019-06-28 08:15

The Mets at Midseason: Can They Dig Their Way Out? It was a trying first half in Queens — with a few bright spots. Manager Mickey Callaway has continued to express optimism, but his club has plenty of questions to answer....
2019-07-12 09:30

One ‘tough hop,’ and it was all over the Mets PHILADELPHIA — For a second, it looked like Seth Lugo had done just enough to escape the seventh inning while hanging onto the lead. But Tomas Nido could not do the same for Lugo’s curveball in the dirt. Scott Kingery struck out, but reached first on...
2019-06-27 20:45

In-depth look at just how bad the Mets’ bullpen has been The Mets imploded in the ninth inning on Thursday in Philadelphia, and its something fans have become used to this season. The not-so-Amazins have blown a major league worst 20 saves this year — and they haven’t even lost every game that included a b...
2019-06-28 08:15

The Mets' Plague Doctors Are At It Again The latest string of updates about the quad injury that’s hounding Mets second baseman Robinson Cano are so familiar that it’s hard to absorb them without feeling intense déjà vu. Let me assure you that this is not news you have read before, or a mem...
2019-06-09 21:00

Mets’ new reality is sadly here This was, in its way, as bad a harbinger of what’s to come for the Mets as anything else. There was no drama this time, no tragic plot twist tinged with a little sitcom. There never was a lead to blow: early, late, in-between. Most of the energy in e...
2019-07-04 06:45

Mets to Tom Brady: There’s only one ‘Tom Terrific’ The Mets have officially weighed in on the Tom Terrific debate. Unsurprisingly, they’re on Seaver’s side, tweeting at the US Patent and Trademark Office to get their side of the story out. “Hey @uspto, with all due respect to @TomBr...
2019-06-03 23:15

Mets won’t be able to get away with spackling over problems Just enough spackle can create a beautiful illusion. Too much spackle, though? Eventually, those cracks prevail. So told the tale of your Mets, whose four-game winning streak came to a jarring end Friday night with a roller-coaster, 9-8 loss at Citi ...
2019-05-25 11:30

Second chance was as bad as the first for Mets’ closer Less than 24 hours later, it didn’t get any better for Edwin Diaz. After blowing a two-run lead in the top of the ninth inning Thursday night in a game that was subsequently suspended, the Mets’ closer doubled down on the damage and gave up the go-ah...
2019-06-15 12:30

Spring All-Mets 2019 As it has on other social issues in the past, college sports’ governing body should stop staging championships in states with restrictive abortion laws....
2019-06-11 21:30

We’re about to find out the truth about these Mets There comes a time during every season when a team has to stand its ground and prove whether it’s building something special or playing out another regular season that won’t lead to the playoffs. The Mets may be reaching that crossroads. A disastrous...
2019-06-08 14:00

Mets managed to get it done, but it’s never easy PHOENIX — The Mets can’t hang with the Dodgers, but they can beat the mediocre teams and that is a start. Nothing comes easy for this team. After losing three of four in Los Angeles, the Mets blew a two-run lead Friday night against the Diamondbacks....
2019-06-01 11:45

Mets’ bullpen did everything it could to blow it again The closest thing the Mets have had to a reliable bullpen option these last few weeks nearly became their downfall. And, for the second game in three, so did Edwin Diaz. But somehow, some way, Seth Lugo escaped a bases-loaded eighth inning without gi...
2019-06-16 13:15

Suddenly the best Mets are the anonymous ones It was an inning that showed you exactly where the Mets are at these days and why, when they should be concerned about their immediate future, they’re heading to Los Angeles bursting with new-found confidence. The fourth inning at Citi Field against ...
2019-05-27 01:15

Defenseless Mets just fundamentally bad on road ATLANTA — You can do a lot in 80 days, including go around the world, back when it wasn’t as easy to go around the world. Here is what the Mets haven’t been able to do and it will be at least 80 days by the time the four-game series in Chicago agains...
2019-06-20 11:15

Mets need this to be just the beginning for Michael Conforto In his heart, Michael Conforto believed he’d swung the bat well already. This was certainly a matter of personal interpretation. Twice, he’d grounded into inning-ending 4-6-3 double plays, one that merited preservation in the scorecard behind yellow ...
2019-07-03 09:30

Yankees live out Mets’ nightmare for once Sometimes, the mouse eats the hawk. So it went Tuesday night at Citi Field, where an announced number of 42,150 ticket holders can someday tell their grandkids about the night the Mets’ bullpen outpitched the Yankees’. Yes, this will go down as one o...
2019-07-03 09:30

Edwin Diaz gets it right for Mets after four-out letdown Edwin Diaz’s first blown save with his new team didn’t sit well. He was hoping for a chance right away to make up for it. “No closer ever wants to give up the tying run or the lead run,” he said after closing out the team’s 4-3 win over the Tigers at...
2019-05-27 07:45

The Mets badly needed this because of what’s coming next Bring on the Yankees! Well, maybe that might be a little aggressive, considering how well the Yankees are playing. But the Mets certainly have a better outlook on facing their rivals after beating the Braves in dramatic fashion Sunday night at Citi F...
2019-07-01 13:45

A Mets selloff looks inevitable — but is it in the right hands? ATLANTA — The Mets’ Now or Never Tour got off to a pathetic start. No surprise there. These Mets don’t deserve to be on the same field as the Braves. At this rate, there will be lots of changes in player personnel for these much-less-than-mediocre Me...
2019-06-18 17:45

What’s driving Mets’ new pitching coach to keep at it CHICAGO — The one constant in baseball is change. In personnel and approach. The Mets moved Dave Eiland out as pitching coach Thursday and now 82-year-old Phil Regan is trying to point the team’s pitchers in the right direction. On Friday, Regan got ...
2019-06-22 17:30

Mets apologize after confrontation with reporter Mets manager Mickey Callaway and pitcher Jason Vargas were involved in a clubhouse incident with a Newsday reporter after Sunday's 5-3 loss to the Cubs....
2019-06-24 07:15

Where Mets and Phillies go from here after ugly first half Saturday night’s Phillies-Mets showdown in the NL East (Fox, 7:15 p.m.) gives us a chance to update disappointing campaigns for both teams from a market perspective. Backers of each would be down money this season if they supported their favorites ev...
2019-07-06 22:30

The lineup combination Mets never saw coming Jed Lowrie remains stashed in Florida, perhaps in the witness protection program under the name Ivan, which appropriately enough would give him the initials “IL.” The Mets signed the veteran infielder last offseason as part of their flexibility plan,...
2019-06-11 17:45

Ryu dominant again, Dodgers blank Mets 2-0 Hyun-Jin Ryu pitched four-hit ball into the eighth inning of his latest dominant outing, leading the Los Angeles Dodgers to a 2-0 win over the New York Mets        ...
2019-05-31 08:30

Report: Mets shopping RHP Wheeler The New York Mets have started trade conversations with the Boston Red Sox revolving around right-hander Zack Wheeler, the New York Post reported Monday....
2019-07-09 04:30

Prepare the 2019 Mets’ eulogy The people told you all you needed to know. There were 37,054 of them at Citi Field on a mostly sunny Sunday, less than a week shy of summer, and they were trying their best to honor the calendar. This is still supposed to be a time of hope, of optim...
2019-06-17 02:15

Why Triple-A could be ‘zenith’ for Mets’ Tim Tebow Tebow Time in Syracuse has been underwhelming, casting doubt upon whether a former Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback will take the final step and complete a journey to the Mets. Tim Tebow entered Wednesday with a .158/.244/.222 slash line with one h...
2019-06-13 08:30

What Brodie Van Wagenen must do now that Mets’ season is over PHILADELPHIA — Brodie Van Wagenen sure got this season all wrong, but let’s see if the Mets’ general manager can begin to recover from his rookie mistakes or if he compounds them. The competitive portion of this Mets season ended at Citizens Bank Par...
2019-06-28 15:30

Todd Frazier would be ‘OK’ if Mets trade him Todd Frazier’s résumé includes a trade at the deadline two years ago that thrust him into a pennant race, so he certainly knows the drill. Among the Mets’ non-pitchers, the veteran third baseman might be the most likely traded before July 31, as the ...
2019-07-04 06:45

Michael Conforto becoming a Mets’ force again Michael Conforto returned from the injured list on May 26. Finally, he may truly be back. After initially struggling in his return from a concussion, Conforto has reached base in nine straight games following his two-run homer in the Mets’ rain...
2019-06-14 12:30

The Mets are playing with dubious magic It isn’t the best policy to fire folks on the fly once a season is under way. It is, in truth, an indictment that no matter how carefully planned a season might be, how meticulously blueprinted it was, something has gone wrong. That’s never a g...
2019-06-23 00:30

What The Hell Did The Mets Do To Edwin Díaz? You hear things. Rumblings and dark intimations, whispers that skitter down corridors on ghostly little feet. People say that there’s something there, something hard to name, some kind of power. Something that doesn’t listen or bargain or play by the...
2019-07-08 22:45

Mets stun Doolittle, Nationals in 8th for 6-1 win NEW YORK (AP) — Juan Lagares hit a go-ahead, three-run double off Washington closer Sean Doolittle, Rajai Davis capped the six-run eighth inning with a three-run homer in his first at-bat for the Mets and New York rallied to beat the Nationals 6-1 We...
2019-05-23 05:15

The Diamondbacks Keep the Mets Reeling on the Road Merrill Kelly struck out 10 and Ketel Marte hit a 482-foot home run, helping Arizona give the Mets their 17th loss in their past 21 away from Citi Field....
2019-06-03 03:30

Wheeler, Mets top Tigers 4-3 for 6th win in 7 games NEW YORK (AP) — Zack Wheeler pitched into the eighth inning, Todd Frazier delivered a clever push bunt and the New York Mets kept up their run of comebacks, beating the Detroit Tigers 4-3 Sunday for their sixth win in seven games. Adeiny Hechavarria&...
2019-05-26 22:45

Kelly strikes out 10 in Diamondbacks’ 7-1 win over Mets PHOENIX (AP) — Merrill Kelly struck out a career-high 10, Ketel Marte hit a long homer and had three RBIs, and the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the New York Mets 7-1 on Sunday. Marte hit his first career leadoff home run against Steven Matz (4-4), a 482...
2019-06-03 01:45

Mets outlast Tigers in 13 thanks to another unlikely hero Juan Lagares one night. Carlos Gomez the next. Now Tomas Nido. The Mets’ offensive heroes have been as hard to predict as the weather. The backup catcher Nido was the latest to send the injury-riddled Mets to a walk-off victory, drilling a solo homer...
2019-05-26 02:45

Jason Vargas gives Mets what they need in return from IL Jason Vargas hadn’t pitched in nearly three weeks, and fans were fed up with him before the game’s first at-bat was through. Vargas threw his first pitch wide. His second, too. The third was deemed low. When the oft-injured, oft-struggling southpaw f...
2019-05-26 05:30

At Intermission, the Mets Stagger off the Stage The Mets end the first half of the season with another loss and a 40-50 record that suggests little reason for optimism. But the manager isn’t giving up....
2019-07-08 02:45

MLB Draft: Who’s going No. 1 and where Yankees and Mets may turn The true impact of the MLB Draft won’t be known for years, but the next three days are important. They will shape the future of so many organizations in this day when youth is so prevalent in the game. The first two rounds take place Monday night, ro...
2019-06-03 12:45

Why Yankees know better than to look past struggling Mets Following two flights across the Atlantic in five days that netted two precious victories over the fast-fading Red Sox, the Yankees face the Mets at Citi Field on Tuesday night. While the second portion of the four-game Subway Series will draw custom...
2019-07-02 09:00

Zack Wheeler doesn’t help his cause in Mets dud A chorus of “Auld Lang Syne” might have been applicable for Zack Wheeler as he departed the mound Sunday, but this probably isn’t how he would want to remember Citi Field. With the right-hander serving as potential trade bait and the Mets set to open...
2019-07-08 05:30

Jay Bruce is sounding a lot like a Mets killer Jay Bruce cracked a smile as the New York reporters walked his way. The former Met knew what was coming after another big performance against his old team in the stadium he called home for parts of three seasons. “There’s no hard feelings,” the Phill...
2019-07-08 12:00

Mets can’t even win one for the 1969 miracle team Not even a visit from the Miracle Mets can fix things in Queens. After the Mets rallied from a three-run deficit — and took the lead thanks to a hit by Robinson Cano — their disastrous bullpen cost them again in a 5-4 loss to Atlanta on Saturday. Set...
2019-06-30 04:00

Cardinals Take Care of Business Twice Against Mets’ Bullpen After completing Thursday’s game by rallying against Edwin Diaz, St. Louis hit two homers in the eighth inning of the second game against Jeurys Familia. The Mets lead the majors in blown saves....
2019-06-15 05:30

It’s getting harder for Mets to sell their bright future Jerry Seinfeld was the guest attraction at Citi Field on Friday night complete with Seinfeld Bobblehead dolls and frequent highlights from his long-running sitcom. You figured it was going to be a good night for the Mets when starting pitcher Jacob d...
2019-07-06 11:15

Mets need to get on roll, or latest team meeting will mean nothing ATLANTA — The Mets needed this. Every bit of it. They needed the team meeting. They needed another monster game from Pete Alonso. They needed to know they could beat a first-place team. They needed Jacob deGrom to get back to being Jacob the Ace. For...
2019-06-19 16:15

Mets’ miserable bullpen at it again in horrid loss The Mets held a lead in each of their four games against the Cardinals. They received strong starting pitching in all four contests, except the finale when a left calf cramp limited Jason Vargas to four innings. They averaged 5.2 runs per game. Yet M...
2019-06-17 02:15

Mets back up desperate Mickey Callaway in best way possible Here was the ultimate vote of confidence Monday for the Mets: They finally won a game. With Mickey Callaway told by GM Brodie Van Wagenen he would remain the team’s manager for the “foreseeable future,” the Mets got their act together for a night and...
2019-05-21 14:31

J.D. Davis delivers another clutch moment for Mets J.D. Davis has earned himself a more consistent spot in the Mets’ starting lineup of late. But his big-time hits don’t stop when he comes off the bench. Davis delivered in the clutch Tuesday, pinch hitting in the seventh inning and crushing a three-r...
2019-05-22 17:45

Mets vs. Braves: Mike Soroka is right guy to keep hot streak going The name Zack Wheeler may resonate with casual baseball fans more than that of Mike Soroka, but the Braves’ Soroka has been by far the better starting pitcher. Soroka has allowed more than one earned run in two of his 11 starts this season while givi...
2019-06-18 01:45

Mets actually on winning streak after dramatic walk-off Amed Rosario ran away from his teammates at first, all the way toward shortstop, playfully hopping up and down. Eventually, he accepted the friendly slaps on his helmet and feel-good Gatorade bath delivered by Pete Alonso. After the ugly sweep in Mia...
2019-05-22 07:45

Mets fail on all fronts as they drop sixth in a row Who could have known that firing the pitching coach and bullpen coach last week wouldn’t solve the Mets’ problems? At least this one wasn’t a blown lead. The Mets’ lineup ensured that with a lackluster performance against Mike Soroka and three Braves...
2019-06-29 07:15

Mets RHP Syndergaard has ‘low-grade’ hamstring strain ATLANTA (AP) — New York Mets manager Mickey Callaway says right-hander Noah Syndergaard has a low-grade hamstring strain and will miss at least one start. Syndergaard underwent an MRI on Sunday and was placed on the 10-day injured list. Callaway hope...
2019-06-18 03:30

Solving the Mets’ defensive nightmare before it gets worse The Mets are a terrible defensive team. The execrable bullpen is a more overt culprit in explaining how a team with expectations could begin the holiday weekend with a better record than only one other NL club. The bad glove work, though, has contrib...
2019-07-06 22:30

Mets trade Keon Broxton to Orioles They found a taker. The Mets traded Keon Broxton to the Orioles on Wednesday, offloading the DFA’d outfielder for $500,000 in international bonus pool money to the worst team in the American League. Broxton hit just .143 in 49 at-bats this seas...
2019-05-23 01:15

Noah Syndergaard gave Mets and scouts what they want to see MIAMI — This was the kind of start Noah Syndergaard needed. So did the Mets. It didn’t hurt that a good number of scouts were in the stands Saturday night at Marlins Park to see the big right-hander, including Yankees scout Cory Melvin, The Post has ...
2019-07-14 08:30

Time for Brodie Van Wagenen to own his Mets mess A Mets season already in tatters by the Fourth of July is not a new phenomenon. But the architect of this latest disappointment has changed, and he owes it to the fans to explain what occurred and if there is a plan for the future. It’s admirable tha...
2019-07-05 04:45

Cardinals knock off Mets in 10 in suspended game Paul DeJong delivered a tie-breaking RBI single in the top of the 10th inning Friday afternoon as the St. Louis Cardinals finished off a two-day comeback and beat the host New York Mets 5-4 in the completion of a game suspended by rain Thursday night...
2019-06-15 02:15

Showalter? Baker? Where Mets could turn if Callaway must go Mickey Callaway is still the Mets’ manager for many reasons. The most important, though, has nothing to do with his likability, wealth of pitching knowledge or even ownership’s distaste for eating around the $1.7 million he is owed through next year....
2019-05-21 23:45

Mets reach deal with their first-round pick The Mets have agreed to terms with first-round pick Brett Baty. The third baseman from Lake Travis High School in Austin, Texas, who was drafted 12th overall, will be introduced Saturday at Citi Field, where he will take batting practice before the M...
2019-06-15 12:30

For Mets, there’s no relief in sight — literally and figuratively First Edwin Diaz faced the music, as Jeurys Familia waited nearby at his locker. Then it was Familia’s turn. Batter up. “I think for any athlete, sometimes they do have bad seasons,” Familia said through a translator after goating a demoralizing 9-5 ...
2019-06-15 12:30

Jeurys Familia isn’t helping his Mets case at all MIAMI — Jeurys Familia received an ideal low-risk opportunity to regain the Mets’ trust Sunday, but flopped. The struggling reliever was summoned to protect a four-run lead in the seventh inning at Marlins Park and departed after retiring only one of...
2019-07-15 19:45

Mets RHP Syndergaard exits with strained right hamstring NEW YORK (AP) — Noah Syndergaard has left his start for the New York Mets with a strained right hamstring. Syndergaard reached for the back of his leg after throwing a pitch in the seventh inning Saturday night against the St. Louis Cardinals. Mets m...
2019-06-16 06:00

DeJong tags Mets again, Cardinals win 4-3 with only 3 hits NEW YORK (AP) — Paul DeJong tagged the Mets again, hitting a tiebreaking home run in the eighth inning that sent the St. Louis Cardinals over New York 4-3 on Sunday. The Cardinals won despite getting outhit 10-3. They took three of four in the series...
2019-06-16 23:45

Mets brought Zack Wheeler nightmare upon themselves Once again the Mets have put themselves behind the eight ball. It’s the Mets Way. When baseball life is difficult, make it more difficult. Whatever trade value Zack Wheeler had has been severely compromised. The right-hander was put on the injured li...
2019-07-16 05:30

Mets affiliate’s fireworks show goes very wrong — again They were the blazin’ Mets. A Florida minor-league Mets affiliate’s Fourth of July fireworks went up in flames Thursday night. The inferno broke out during the High-A St. Lucie Mets’ post-game pyrotechnics display, following a 4-1 v...
2019-07-05 09:30

Mets’ Seth Lugo looking for more setup opportunities Seth Lugo was largely happy with his season before going on the injured list last month, but since returning he has taken his performance to a higher level. The results by the Mets’ right-hander have been so satisfactory that a shift in roles has occ...
2019-06-13 06:30

The hidden numbers that show how bad Mets’ dive really is A long slump against betting market expectations often foreshadows a firing. Did the recent collapse by the New York Mets send such signals about Mickey Callaway? The answer to that is a resounding yes. After a horrible weekend in Miami, the Mets had...
2019-05-21 23:45

The Mets are suddenly feeling good about their bullpen The last time the Mets saw the Phillies, their NL East rivals were dancing all over their crushed hearts, celebrating a sweep after the third of three late-inning come-from-behind victories against Mickey Callaway’s beleaguered bullpen. The Mets have...
2019-07-05 09:30

Mets’ first hurdle to contention has been mocking them all season Twenty-one to go. The teetering-below-.500 Mets lost one and won one in the split doubleheader Subway Series on Tuesday. The Yankees breezed to a 12-5 victory in the sunlight as the Mets played a ragged first game at Yankee Stadium. In the nightcap, ...
2019-06-12 15:00

Jacob deGrom gives Mets what they desperately needed ATLANTA — The Mets turned to the oldest trick in the book Tuesday in search of a motivational boost. With ace Jacob deGrom ready to take the mound, a team meeting was called in the visitors’ clubhouse at SunTrust Park. And for a night the Mets’...
2019-06-19 06:01

Brodie Van Wagenen insists Mets still have a chance Brodie Van Wagenen is steering the Mets full steam ahead. Whether or not he is re-arranging the chairs on a sinking ship remains to be seen. The Mets ended Saturday two games under .500, 6 ¹/₂ games back of the Braves for first place in the NL East a...
2019-06-16 13:15

A Head’s-Up Play and Another Unlikely Hero Fuel a Win for the Mets Todd Frazier bunted against a shift to start a rally, and Adeiny Hechavarria put the team ahead with an unlikely homer. Business as usual for the injury-hampered, depth-fortified Mets....
2019-05-27 02:00

The other Mets pitching prospect quietly moving on up As Anthony Kay took center stage at the MLB Futures Game on Sunday night in Cleveland, the Mets’ other fast-rising pitching prospect was off the radar. By now, Ryley Gilliam is probably used to there being little fanfare for him. The Mets’ 2018 fifth...
2019-07-08 22:45

Mets train wreck, Van Wagenen’s credibility: Why even believe? Brodie Van Wagenen said Monday that Mickey Callaway “has our full support to lead this team for the foreseeable future,” but how far into the future can the Mets’ rookie general manager really foresee if he was the guy talking trash about his remodel...
2019-05-21 14:31

Mets’ Steven Matz able to navigate through traffic The traffic kept mounting and Steven Matz kept swerving through it without so much as a scratch. The Mets lefty put 12 runners on base — 10 hits and two walks — in six innings Thursday and lived to tell about it. Nine Nationals reached scoring positi...
2019-05-24 05:30

Brutal stretch will show what Mets are made of A week ago at this time, media chatter debated the future of Mets manager Mickey Callaway. A 6-1 stretch against the struggling Washington Nationals and Detroit Tigers helped erase the damage done by five straight losses against the Nats and Miami Ma...
2019-05-28 21:30

Brodie Van Wagenen must fix Mets’ plight now for the future MIAMI — Brodie Ball, Bro Ball for short, was a disaster the first half of the season for the Mets. No one must turn it around quicker than neophyte general manager Brodie Van Wagenen if the Mets are ever going to be a relevant franchise. Van Wagenen ...
2019-07-12 03:15

Why Miracle Mets are New York’s most improbable champions This is the third of a five-part series honoring the 50th anniversary of the 1969 Miracle Mets: You know all about the mythology, of course. You know all the nicknames — the Amazin’ Mets, the Miracle Mets. God Himself, in the voice and person of Geor...
2019-06-28 08:15

Todd Frazier, and the Mets, Dig In for a Series Win Over the Giants Frazier got underneath an eighth-inning curveball to help the Mets to a 7-3 win, delivering a positive end to a series that began with criticism of Mickey Callaway....
2019-06-07 02:45

Brodie Van Wagenen admits Mets defeat: ‘They came and got us’ Well, Brodie Van Wagenen did ask for it. The Mets general manager in mid-January infamously challenged the rest of the NL East to “come get us” after a series of offseason acquisitions. Now, just after the All-Star break, Van Wagenen has already admi...
2019-07-13 01:00

Gómez helps Mets top slumping Diamondbacks 5-4 PHOENIX (AP) — Carlos Gómez snapped a tie with a pinch-hit double during New York’s bizarre two-run eighth inning, sending the Mets to a 5-4 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Friday night. Adeiny Hechavarría had two hits and two RBIs for...
2019-06-01 09:30

Phillies torment Mets bullpen again with walk-off HR Jean Segura's three-run walk-off homer capped a dramatic ninth-inning comeback by the host Philadelphia Phillies, who deepened the New York Mets' misery by completing a four-game sweep with a 6-3 win Thursday....
2019-06-28 08:00

Maddening Mets’ loss sparked by unlikely source CHICAGO — The Mets’ best reliever this season wilted in a crucial spot Sunday, flushing the Mets’ dreams of a rare road-series victory along with it. Seth Lugo watched Javier Baez blast a slider into the right-field bleachers in the eighth inning at ...
2019-06-24 00:00

Mets’ slowly realizing the only way to keep their season alive PHOENIX — The Mets need to play desperate baseball. Too often they settle for the easy way out. Too often they take a lead and fail to add on runs. All that must change. We will see how Robinson Cano handles things when he is expected to come back to...
2019-06-02 02:45

What Mets ‘loved’ in Noah Syndergaard’s return Noah Syndergaard took the mound for the first time on Sunday since going on the 10-day injured list with a right hamstring strain June 16. The big right-hander threw 5 ²/₃ innings, allowing seven hits and three earned runs against the Braves before b...
2019-07-01 13:45

Mike Francesa goes off on the hapless Mets: ‘Fire all of ‘em’ As if his live-action rant wasn’t enough, Mike Francesa wanted to make extra sure everyone knew. “Yes, the Mets annoyed me this afternoon,” the WFAN host tweeted. It’s no wonder why: Todd Frazier’s homer in the top of th...
2019-06-28 03:15

Mets OF Conforto activated after concussion, OF Davis cut NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Mets have activated outfielder Michael Conforto from the seven-day injured list and put him in the starting lineup against the Detroit Tigers. Conforto cleared Major League Baseball’s concussion protocol and was bat...
2019-05-26 19:45

Mets Go Ahead in 9th, but Lose on Home Run by Phillies The Mets’ Todd Frazier hit a go-ahead, two-run homer off Hector Neris with one out in the ninth, but the Phillies rallied in the bottom of the inning to win it....
2019-06-28 06:30

Mets analyst Nelson Figueroa fired from SNY Mets TV analyst Nelson Figueroa has been fired from his job with SNY, The Post has learned. Figueroa was let go Friday morning after he showed up Thursday in what was described by sources as a state not fit to work. Figueroa allegedly demanded to sti...
2019-06-01 10:15

Happy Bobby Bonilla Day! Why Mets pay him $1.19M every July 1 Bobby Bo hasn't called Queens home since 1999, but today he'll receive a hefty check from his former employer -- just as he does every year on this date. Here's what you need to know about Bonilla's unusual annual payday....
2019-07-02 00:45

Bamboozled! Segura’s 3-run HR lifts Phillies over Mets 6-3 PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Jean Segura hit a three-run, walk-off homer against Edwin Díaz moments after Maikel Franco hit a tying, two run shot against the closer in the bottom of the ninth inning, and Philadelphia Phillies beat the New York Mets 6-3 Thursd...
2019-06-27 23:00

Jeff McNeil’s ‘D or C swing’ was all the Mets needed Even on a day he wasn’t in the starting lineup, Jeff McNeil managed to deliver one of the most important hits of the afternoon. With the Mets trailing by a run with one out in the seventh, Mickey Callaway first called on McNeil to pinch hit for Zack ...
2019-06-07 08:45

Mets fans: Brodie Van Wagenen had ‘balls to come out here’ There was no anger. No vitriol. None of the animosity seen on social media. Brodie Van Wagenen sat with Mets fans for the first half of Tuesday’s 4-2 Subway Series victory over the Yankees, and was treated like a conquering hero. He was greeted with ...
2019-07-03 09:30

Mets vs. Rockies: Jacob deGrom won’t get it done vs. Colorado North Korea ain’t the kind of place to raise your kids. … Movie “Rocketman” has been met with mixed reviews and is struggling at the box office. President Trump is pleased. “I spoke with President Moon of South Korea … asked him how Rocke...
2019-06-08 01:00

Mets vs. Phillies: Aaron Nola will get it done before the break “Wah! Wah! Wah!” Megan Rapinoe called out critics who said teammate Alex Morgan’s celebratory sip of English tea was disrespectful. A day later Wah-pinoe was the one whining. She is complaining the Women’s World Cup final has to share the spotlight w...
2019-07-07 21:30

Noah Syndergaard to IL in familiar Mets dilemma Noah Syndergaard is returning to a familiar place: The Injured List. The young right-hander, who underwent an MRI on his strained right hamstring on Sunday, has now been shelved each of the last three years. He made just 32 starts the last two season...
2019-06-16 21:45

Edwin Diaz trade to Mets looking worse by the day PHILADELPHIA — It’s the trade that gets worse by the day. While Robinson Cano’s struggles this season have been well-documented, the supposed gem of Brodie Van Wagenen’s offseason blockbuster has come crashing down with him. Edwin Diaz’s latest meltd...
2019-06-28 15:30

Davis speeds to NY as Mets stun Nationals in 8th for 6-1 win Juan Lagares hit a go-ahead, three-run double off Washington closer Sean Doolittle, Rajai Davis capped the six-run eighth inning with a three-run homer in his first at-bat for the Mets and New York rallied to beat the Nationals 6-1    ...
2019-05-23 07:30

Syndergaard, Frazier send Mets to 6-1 win over Rockies NEW YORK (AP) — Noah Syndergaard allowed one hit in seven shutout innings, Todd Frazier homered and drove in four runs, and the New York Mets beat the Colorado Rockies 6-1 on Sunday. Nolan Arenado grounded a leadoff single through the right side in t...
2019-06-09 22:30

Mickey Callaway could be next to go if Mets’ losing continues CHICAGO — Hey Mickey, you’re next. If the Mets continue to sink in the standings, Mickey Callaway has no more sacrificial lambs between him and Doubling Down Brodie Van Wagenen. On the day Van Wagenen surprisingly blamed the Mets organizational failu...
2019-06-21 11:30

Jay Bruce’s Double Leads the Phillies Over the Mets The Phillies overcame a 4-0 deficit against the Mets’ bullpen, spoiling a strong start from Jason Vargas, who tied a career high with 10 strikeouts before being pulled after only 77 pitches....
2019-06-27 19:30

Seth Lugo beginning to give Mets exactly what they need Mickey Callaway can’t count on Seth Lugo day after day, but there are few players the manager counts on more. Making his fourth appearance since returning from a near-two week absence with shoulder tendinitis, Lugo continued his extraordinary stretch...
2019-06-09 10:15

A rested Carlos Gomez busts out in a big way for Mets Maybe all Carlos Gomez needed was a breather. Returning to the starting lineup for the first time in three games, the struggling center fielder ended a 14 at-bat hitless stretch with an early two-run homer, and finished 2-for-4 in the Mets’ 5-3 win o...
2019-06-09 10:15

Mets suspect Dodgers’ sluggers ‘know what’s coming’ LOS ANGELES — Big swings, not many big misses. The Mets took notice in their 9-5 loss on Monday night at Dodgers Stadium just how often Los Angeles seemed to guess right at the plate. Amazin’. That got the Mets’ attention. On Tuesday night it was a d...
2019-05-30 04:45

Nothing’s coming easy for Mets’ Noah Syndergaard Noah Syndergaard got the win despite allowing four runs in five innings while pitching to Tomas Nido. He admitted he’s fighting himself. “When I get on the mound, it’s pretty much me against me,’’ Syndergaard said after the Mets’ 6-5 win over t...
2019-07-07 10:15

Former Mets outfielder Kirk Nieuwenhuis retires Kirk Nieuwenhuis is calling it quits. The former Met, who was playing for manager Wally Backman’s Long Island Ducks, retired on Friday, according to multiple reports. Nieuwenhuis hit .259 with 11 homers and 41 RBIs in 62 games for the Ducks thi...
2019-07-13 09:15

Mets vs. Cubs: Chicago the pick as Yu Darvish comes in off gem Mayor de Blasio, who is never here, has hired Gregory Russ to be the new NYCHA chief. Russ, who will make $402,000 yearly, will be spending his weekends in Minnesota with family. The perfect hire. … The Mets, looking for a scapegoat, fired pitc...
2019-06-21 19:00

Mets' Alonso captures HR derby title In a matchup of rookies, Pete Alonso of the New York Mets outhomered Vladimir Guerrero Jr. of the Toronto Blue Jays 23-22 in the final round of the All-Star Home Run Derby at Progressive Field in Cleveland on Monday....
2019-07-09 07:45

Dodgers rally for 4 in 9th off Díaz to defeat Mets 9-8 LOS ANGELES (AP) — Cody Bellinger hit a tying double in the ninth inning and the Los Angeles Dodgers scored four runs off All-Star closer Edwin Díaz to rally past the New York Mets 9-8 on Wednesday night. Joc Pederson and Max Muncy opened the bottom ...
2019-05-30 11:45

Mets designate Carlos Gomez for assignment The Mets needed to create room on their roster for the returning Noah Syndergaard, and they’ve sent an outfielder packing. Carlos Gomez was designated for assignment Sunday, the team announced. The Mets signed the 33-year-old outfielder to a mi...
2019-06-30 23:45

Joey Chestnut eats hot dog while throwing first pitch for Mets Competitive eater Joey Chestnut held a hot dog in one hand and the baseball in the other hand, before devouring the treat and throwing the ceremonial first pitch at a New York Mets game....
2019-07-01 23:45

Joy of honoring 1969 washes away Mets agony for a moment There was a strange sound coming from Citi Field on Saturday afternoon. One not heard much lately, and not likely to be heard much the rest of the summer. It was cheers. Applause. Actual joy. For 30 minutes, the Mets and their fans got to forget abou...
2019-06-30 01:45

Mets shut down Nimmo as Conforto experiment now looms Brandon Nimmo is down for the count. The Mets center fielder has been shut down from baseball activities for the next month, manager Mickey Callaway announced Tuesday in Atlanta. The news came after Nimmo was in Los Angeles on Monday to get a second ...
2019-06-19 02:45

Jacob deGrom has Mets company for this All-Star Game When Jacob deGrom represented the Mets at the 2015 and 2018 All-Star Games, he flew solo. This year, he finally has some company. The Mets ace will be joined by rookie Pete Alonso and Jeff McNeil for this month’s 2019 Midsummer Classic. They were nam...
2019-07-01 04:30

Braves’ Mike Soroka Beats the Mets for 8th Straight Win The 21-year-old Soroka’s winning streak is the longest in the majors by a pitcher under 22 since Dontrelle Willis won the same number for the 2003 Florida Marlins....
2019-06-18 07:30

Mets' Jason Vargas To Reporter: "I'll Knock You The Fuck Out, Bro" One day after I made the mistake of complimenting the Mets on this site, they’ve gone ahead and returned to the tire-fire form that most people have gotten used to seeing on a regular basis. Today’s Mets meltdown features manager Mickey Callaway and ...
2019-06-24 08:15

Mets’ stud draft pick kept his cool, and it paid off Matt Allan entered the draft prepared for “crazy” things to happen and said that helped him cope with the anxiety of not getting selected earlier. Considered a first-round talent who slipped to the third round because of concerns over whether he woul...
2019-06-29 12:15

Mets' Callaway, Vargas confront reporter after loss New York Mets manager Mickey Callaway cursed and pitcher Jason Vargas had to be restrained from a confrontation with a reporter during a postgame incident in the team's clubhouse Sunday....
2019-06-24 06:30

Mets vs. Braves: Max Fried is going to lead Atlanta to sweep Devils forward Jack Hughes, selected No. 1 in the draft, seems to be a couple of sandwiches short of an NHL player. Top pick, tipping the scales at 170 pounds, is a picky eater, so the Devils will bring in healthy eating expert Joey Chestnut. And onc...
2019-06-30 23:45

Wilmer Font becoming a valuable weapon in Mets’ bullpen CHICAGO — Wilmer Font wasn’t much in his auditions as a starter for the Mets, but in the bullpen, he can’t go wrong. The right-hander continued his dominant relief work Thursday, with three shutout innings in the Mets’ 7-4 loss to the Cubs at Wrigley...
2019-06-21 11:30

With Little to Celebrate, Mets Honor a Title-Winning Team Fifty years after a talented pitching staff carried the Mets to their first World Series title, the franchise must acknowledge that its current plan has failed....
2019-06-30 09:30

Mets’ day of turmoil ends in fittingly ugly fashion CHICAGO — Walker Lockett got figured out in a hurry Thursday night, sending the Mets into a tailspin from which they never recovered. In his Mets debut, the right-hander couldn’t survive the third inning, adding another layer of gloom to this road tr...
2019-06-21 11:30

Mickey Callaway: Openers aren’t in the Mets’ future ATLANTA — As difficult as the late innings have become for the Mets, an opener doesn’t appear to be considered as part of the solution. Manager Mickey Callaway downplayed the idea Tuesday, when asked about potentially using a reliever to start games ...
2019-06-19 16:15

With a Lift From Jacob deGrom, the Mets Trounce the Braves DeGrom took a shutout into the ninth inning, and Pete Alonso homered to highlight the first four-hit game of his career as the Mets routed the first-place Atlanta Braves, 10-2....
2019-06-19 09:15

Phil Regan, Who Is 82 Years Old, Is Your New Mets Pitching Coach Any Major League Baseball franchise setting out to hire a pitching coach over 80 years of age would do well to get Phil Regan. He has had a distinguished and improbably eventful life in baseball, and a very long one. Regan’s first big-league manager,...
2019-06-21 18:15

Jeurys Familia to IL in Mets’ desperate bullpen shakeup Jeurys Familia is back on the shelf. The Mets put the struggling reliever on the injured list Tuesday, citing a Bennett lesion in his right shoulder — essentially a bone spur, the same injury that sidelined him for two weeks in May after anothe...
2019-06-19 02:45

Inside look at the highs and lows of Mets’ miraculous 1969 This is part of a series honoring the 50th anniversary of the 1969 Miracle Mets. Here’s a timeline of all the key moments during that dream season: The Mets entered the 1969 season merely hoping to play .500 baseball after winning a club-record...
2019-06-28 08:15

Mets coach Chili Davis is getting it done while sticking it to Cubs CHICAGO — Opposite-field hits. Home runs. Line drives. Even hits against the shift. Mets hitters, led by Jeff McNeil’s magic bat and Pete Alonso’s raw polar bear power, put together quite the display Saturday at Wrigley Field, pouncing on the Cubs as...
2019-06-23 03:45

Mets apologize to player they accidentally declared dead During their 50th anniversary celebration of the 1969 World Series champs on Saturday, the Mets honored members of that team who have passed away with an in memoriam video. But not everyone in the video is dead. The tribute bizarrely included two ...
2019-06-30 20:30

Brett Baty’s first Mets home run is a grand slam Brett Baty’s first professional home run definitely made some noise. The Mets’ first-round pick in the 2019 MLB draft stepped up to the plate for the Gulf Coast rookie league squad and went deep in the second inning for a grand slam during a 9-1 win ...
2019-07-02 06:45

Todd Frazier saved the Mets by cheating the shift Todd Frazier represented the tying run. One swing could eliminate the three-run deficit the Mets were facing in the fourth inning. Rather than go big, however, Frazier thought small. Instead of swinging for the fences, he took what the defense was gi...
2019-05-27 07:45

This road trip means everything for the Mets’ betting future Beginning a road trip that features visits to Atlanta, Chicago and Philadelphia, the New York Mets clearly are at the crossroads of their 2019 season. Betting-market followers have been skeptical about the Mets’ chances for quite some time. New York ...
2019-06-18 20:30

Mets End 7-Game Losing Streak With a Rally Against the Braves The Mets erased a deficit in the eighth inning with a solo home run by Todd Frazier, a two-run line drive by Jeff McNeil and a two-run double by Pete Alonso....
2019-07-01 09:30

Brodie Van Wagenen’s evasion strategy not what Mets needed The occasion should have been cause for celebration, and that’s how the Mets tried to play it Friday at Citi Field. Third-round draft choice Matt Allan, an 18-year-old right-handed pitcher from Florida, was being given the red-carpet treatment after ...
2019-06-29 09:00

Alzolay’s strong debut, 6-run 3rd lead Cubs over Mets 7-4 CHICAGO (AP) — Cubs top pitching prospect Adbert Alzolay tossed four innings of dazzling relief in his major league debut and the offense broke through with a six-run third as Chicago beat the New York Mets 7-4 on Thursday night. Javier Báez homered ...
2019-06-21 06:45

Yankees get back at Mets to wrap up Subway Series Until next year. They shared a city spotlight for the last two days, but the Mets and Yankees probably won’t be mentioned in the same sentence again this season. The best the underwhelming Mets can say is they played .500 over four games in Subway Se...
2019-07-04 06:45

Anthony Kay’s Mets hype grows with spectacular outing Anthony Kay is on the Mets’ radar, according to manager Mickey Callaway, but the left-hander wasn’t given serious consideration for a promotion to start against the Nationals on Monday. The 24-year-old up-and-comer then sent a strong message, throwin...
2019-05-21 14:31

Wilson Ramos starting to look like the hitter the Mets paid for The Mets had the whole Star Wars theme working Saturday afternoon at Citi Field. Princess Leia was there in costume and a bobble-head of Obi-Wan Canobi was distributed to fans with the likeness of Robinson Cano. But no one carried a bigger lightsaber...
2019-05-26 05:30

Pete Alonso is Mets’ Linsanity — with staying power CLEVELAND — For a few weeks he made even the most depressed fans of the team dream. He was the best kind of story, practically out of nowhere, magical, overcoming all the negativity and bad history and management ineptitude and hate of ownership to g...
2019-07-10 13:00

Bellinger homers, nails 2 runners as Dodgers top Mets 9-5 Cody Bellinger hit his 19th homer and threw out two runners from right field, leading the Los Angeles Dodgers to a 9-5 victory over the New York Mets        ...
2019-05-28 07:30

Mets search for Syndergaard answers: Little confidence glaring LOS ANGELES — If Noah Syndergaard isn’t the biggest disappointment in the Mets rotation it’s only because Jason Vargas still gets a turn every fifth day. And considering Syndergaard has avoided the injured list this season and taken the ball for each...
2019-05-29 06:30

Yasmani Grandal: Why anticipated Mets deal never happened Yasmani Grandal is a National League All-Star. By the way that FanGraphs measures Wins Above Replacement, he leads all catchers in that category ahead of fellow All-Stars such as J.T. Realmuto, Willson Contreras and Gary Sanchez. And in another sign ...
2019-07-09 12:30

Only way Mets should trade Jacob deGrom: ‘The smart play’ CLEVELAND — An agent named Brodie Van Wagenen used the megaphone that was this event last year — media day when reporters receive extended access to every All-Star — to make the biggest noise of the event: Pay my client, Jacob deGrom, or trade him. V...
2019-07-09 02:30

Mets nip Diamondbacks to snap losing skid thanks to some fill-ins PHOENIX — Once the scrap heap, now the scrap attack for the Mets. Adeiny Hechavarria and Carlos Gomez were almost nobody’s idea of important additions by general manager Brodie Van Wagenen in spring training, but both veterans, signed to minor-league...
2019-06-01 10:15

Mets launch Zack Wheeler trade talks with Red Sox, others CLEVELAND — In the strongest sign yet of which way they are leaning before the trade deadline, the Mets have engaged the Red Sox on Zack Wheeler, The Post has learned. The talks were described as in the early stages and that Boston is not the o...
2019-07-08 22:45

Jarred Kelenic, Justin Dunn have become 1-2 punch to Mets’ gut CLEVELAND — The possibility of no longer being a Met, the team he had joined out of high school just months earlier, struck Jarred Kelenic last fall as he dined at a Port St. Lucie restaurant. “I looked up at the TV, and my name was up there as a rum...
2019-07-08 12:00

How Steven Matz has turned into Mets’ most consistent starter PHOENIX — Steven Matz might have opened the season as the biggest question mark among the Mets’ big four starting pitchers, but he’s gotten to June as the most consistent. “I am very proud of what he’s done and how far he’s come,” pitching coach Dave...
2019-06-02 19:00

Mets’ Ruben Tejada tearing it up at Triple-A Syracuse Ruben Tejada is batting batting .457 in his first 10 games for Triple-A Syracuse. He went 1-for-2 with an RBI in Syracuse’s 4-2 loss to the Pawtucket Red Sox. Tejada returned to the organization on a minor league deal in spring training to prov...
2019-06-02 19:00

Mickey Callaway’s Mets anger may be coming too late PHOENIX — That short leash on Mickey Callaway just got shorter. Remember the 6-1 homestand. Forget it. This is who the Mets are right now. Steven Matz continued his horror-show first innings, giving up two home runs and three runs in the first inning...
2019-06-03 04:45

Anthony Kay’s rise to Mets halted by Triple-A phenomenon CLEVELAND — Anthony Kay, having pitched well enough to reach the Futures Game at Progressive Field and sharp enough to understand the bad optics of excuse-making, worked hard Sunday afternoon to take ownership of his recent struggles. Yet the Stony B...
2019-07-08 05:30

Mets explode in eighth to topple Nationals for third straight win Mickey Callaway didn’t mince words before the Mets went for their third straight win over the Nationals on Wednesday at Citi Field: “We’ve got to win some games. We have to approach this like it’s the playoffs.’’ It took a while, but his team finally...
2019-05-23 06:15

Mets select Brett Baty in MLB draft surprise The Mets added to the one strength of their minor league system. Need had to wait. After being linked to a number of college pitchers, general manager Brodie Van Wagenen’s first draft pick Monday night at the MLB draft was power-hitting Texas high sc...
2019-06-04 03:30

Mets’ Craig Kimbrel reluctance screams more horrors Instead of relief, all the Mets get is agita. But the team’s search for answers is limited in scope based on a reluctance to sign Craig Kimbrel and the scarcity of potential trade options this early, coupled with the organization’s dearth of high-end...
2019-06-04 08:15

Ron Darling easing his way back into Mets’ broadcast booth His thyroid cancer stabilized, Ron Darling realized it was time to return to work over the last week. He couldn’t turn off the Mets games on their recent trip out West until the night’s final out was recorded, a positive sign of his recovery. “I knew...
2019-06-05 03:30

Mets’ four-out save plan for Edwin Diaz goes up in smoke Mickey Callaway planned to use Edwin Diaz for a four-out save Saturday. Instead, the Mets’ closer didn’t even pitch the ninth. Three days after Callaway said the Mets were willing to let their closer be used in four-out save situations — and one mont...
2019-05-26 05:30

Tigers outslug Mets 9-8 to snap 9-game skid JaCoby Jones homered and drove in four runs, including a go-ahead double in the seventh inning, and Miguel Cabrera also connected as the Detroit Tigers halted their nine-game losing streak with a wild 9-8 victory over the New York Mets   &...
2019-05-25 09:30

This is the Travis d’Arnaud Mets dreamed of: ‘Coolest night ever’ Travis d’Arnaud is doing what the Mets dreamed of this year: helping in a playoff race, hitting for average and power, and absolutely killing the Yankees while he’s at it. All it took was getting out of Queens. The catcher delivered three home runs M...
2019-07-16 15:30

Inside Jeff McNeil’s insane Mets run: What fans don’t see MIAMI — In the hitters’ meeting before the game, Jeff McNeil let his teammates know he was going to put them ahead, 1-0 Sunday against the Marlins. Mickey Callaway told McNeil, “I want to see an 11-pitch at-bat from you and then you hit a homer.’’ Mc...
2019-07-15 19:45

Mets can’t let Yoenis Cespedes mess scare them from spending big again For sure, the Mets should regard Yoenis Cespedes as a cautionary tale. Will they grasp the proper moral to the story, though? You’re worried the latest Cespedes bombshell — the multiple fractures in his right ankle, purportedly suffered at his Port S...
2019-05-22 07:45

Joe Girardi watching Mets’ chaos unfold with intrigue From the broadcast booth, Joe Girardi has watched the sparks in Flushing turn into a dumpster fire. Though many wonder whether he will soon have a better view. One day after the Mets issued manager Mickey Callaway the slightest vote of confidence ...
2019-05-22 07:45

Jeurys Familia has Mets bullpen prediction for the second half MIAMI — Jeurys Familia’s attempt at resurrecting his season will include a steady oversight from a trusted presence. In deciding on a new bullpen coach last month, team officials put a heavy emphasis on Ricky Bones’ past working relationship with Fam...
2019-07-14 08:30

Mets, who once saw themselves as contenders, have changed tune and will be sellers at deadline New York Mets GM Brodie Van Wagenen says team must 'face our reality' heading into deadline, says Mickey Callaway will be manager rest of season.       ...
2019-07-13 20:00

Mets’ urgency arrives with Edwin Diaz about-face The playoffs have come early for the Mets. Just over a month after the team made public that Edwin Diaz would not be used for more than three outs until the postseason, the Mets have loosened the reins on their electric closer. “We’re doing this earl...
2019-05-23 06:15

Mets Wait Out Max Scherzer and Rally Against the Nationals’ Bullpen Juan Lagares hit a go-ahead, three-run double off Washington closer Sean Doolittle, and Rajai Davis capped the six-run eighth inning with a three-run homer in his first at-bat for the Mets....
2019-05-23 10:15

Mets find a new hero after 112-mile Uber ride An Uber driver named Jason picked up his passenger at 1050 IronPigs Way in Allentown, Pa., early Wednesday evening. The rider needed to go about 112 miles to 123-01 Roosevelt Ave. in Queens for what would be a hefty fare during the heart of rush hour...
2019-05-23 18:15

Don’t expect Brodie Van Wagenen to deal Mets’ top two arms MIAMI — Jacob deGrom and Noah Syndergaard probably can plan on continuing with the Mets beyond July 31. In assessing his trade chips Friday, general manager Brodie Van Wagenen said he would expect both pitchers to remain with the club. “We have some ...
2019-07-13 09:15

Mets add Aaron Altherr from Giants for outfield depth The outfield-needy Mets added a familiar face on Thursday: former Phillie Aaron Altherr. They claimed him off waivers from the Giants and designated reliever Tim Peterson for assignment. Manager Mickey Callaway said he expects Altherr to be active fo...
2019-05-24 02:15

Mets can no longer hide from their trade-deadline reality MIAMI — After a four-day break from the grind, harsh reality beckons the Mets on Friday. Once a team that had designs on competing for the postseason, this disappointing bunch will begin the second half closer to last place than third in the NL East ...
2019-07-12 01:30

Mets and Mickey Callaway’s real test will be coming soon enough The scores turned late and often this week at Citi Field, and if you really want to know the greater state of the National League East, here’s the true final tally for these past four wacky contests: The Mets are at DEFCON 3, the Nationals DEFCON 1. ...
2019-05-24 13:45

Mets overreacted to Jacob deGrom’s cramp, and it cost them PHOENIX — Putrid. All around. The mediocre Diamondbacks must be stealing signs too. They stole a game Saturday night when the Mets were overly cautious with their ace Jacob deGrom. Once again the Mets cramped their own style. So Mets. On yet another ...
2019-06-02 10:30

Why Mets shouldn’t rush up stud pitching prospect Jason Vargas plans to return from the injured list Saturday afternoon to start for the Mets against the Tigers, and you know what that means: It’s time to contemplate other options for the Mets’ starting rotation. (Yes, to be fair, the soft-throwing ...
2019-05-25 06:30

Keon Broxton shows off power he never displayed with Mets Former Mets outfielder Keon Broxton must really be glad to be out of New York. In his first at-bat as an Oriole, Broxton, who was traded to Baltimore on Wednesday, belted a 474-foot, two-run homer in the third inning of Friday night’s game agai...
2019-05-25 06:30

Mets agree to deal with Santana, reportedly add Kemp The New York Mets agreed to a minor league deal with veteran right-hander Ervin Santana on Friday, and multiple reports indicated outfielder Matt Kemp also signed a similar deal....
2019-05-25 08:15

Mets’ bullpen implodes again in ugly defeat to Giants Robert Gsellman’s recent slump continued in just about the worst spot imaginable for the Mets on Tuesday night. Summoned to pitch the 10th inning, the overworked right-hander recorded only one out and got yanked, but not before the Giants had seized ...
2019-06-05 05:15

Braves vs. Mets: Zack Wheeler can cool off Hotlanta What?! Recent report states Arizona Green Tea with Ginseng contains … ready? … no ginseng. Jussie Smollet and Lori Loughlin are calling for a full investigation into the scam. Cold Mets head to Hotlanta after taking one of four at home fr...
2019-06-18 01:45

Mets get revenge on Yankees in forgettable Subway Series After trading blows Tuesday in the Subway Series split doubleheader by each taking a game in The Bronx, the Yankees ended the day in a tie with the Rays for first place in the AL East, but the Mets were pleased they didn’t leave Yankee Stadium quietl...
2019-06-12 08:30

Mets’ stud pitching prospect won’t be called up as a reliever If Anthony Kay receives a promotion to the Mets this season, it likely will be in his natural role as a starting pitcher. A day after the organization’s top pitching prospect was promoted to Triple-A Syracuse, assistant general manager Allard Baird o...
2019-06-12 08:30

A year after demotion, Voit lifts Yanks over Mets 12-5 Luke Voit has 30 home runs in 102 games since the Yankees acquired him from St. Louis, the latest a tiebreaking three-run drive in a 12-5 Subway Series win over the Mets in a doubleheader opener       ...
2019-06-12 01:15

Top prospect Anthony Kay is moving closer to his Mets debut Anthony Kay is a step closer to his Mets debut. The highly touted 24-year-old lefty continues to blaze through the team’s farm system. Kay and right-handed reliever Ryley Gilliam were both promoted to Triple-A Syracuse on Monday, according to MLB.com...
2019-06-11 03:15

Mets-Yankees’ Subway Series opener rained out The Subway Series will launch with a doubleheader, albeit not of the funky two-stadium variety, on Tuesday. It’ll be a day-night twin bill at Yankee Stadium, with Game 1 set for 1:05 and Game 2 at 7:05, after the Yankees postponed Monday night’s cont...
2019-06-11 03:15

Yankees vs. Mets: Take a risky bet on resurgent Jason Vargas Well it ain’t Cooperstown, but Roger Clemens will be inducted into the Pawtucket Red Sox Hall of Fame. Not expected to show is Barry Bonds — who is expecting “the call” any day now from the Clear/Cream Soda Hall located in Needles, Calif. Subway Seri...
2019-06-10 22:15

Reports: Mets GM throws chair in heated meeting The All-Star break is not quite here yet, but the New York Mets have had enough drama to fill numerous seasons, and that was before their general manager reportedly threw a chair during a heated meeting with the coaching staff....
2019-07-07 06:30

Mets go from chair throwing to ejections to a hard-fought win A chair-throwing GM, four batters being hit by pitches leading to multiple ejections and a big hit by Tomas Nido. And the closer barely hanging onto his job finished it against the heart of the order. Just another Saturday night at Citi Field in a mo...
2019-07-07 06:30

Mets’ Jason Vargas shows his renaissance is not a fluke Turns out the Mets just needed their stopper to take the mound. Jason Vargas’ shutout streak is over, but his renaissance is not, as the veteran lefty crafted together six innings to help the Mets salvage a split of the Subway Series doubleheader wit...
2019-06-12 11:45

Zack Wheeler and Mets share one maddening trait The Mets are Zack Wheeler, and Zack Wheeler is the Mets. Together they are confident one instant, confounding the next. They can look terrific when all the parts are working together. And they can look positively terrifying when they are not. All of ...
2019-06-12 11:45

Mets' Syndergaard placed on injured list with hamstring strain New York Mets pitcher Noah Syndergaard will miss at least his next start after being placed on the 10-day injured list with a right hamstring strain....
2019-06-17 03:45

Jason Vargas cramps up in Mets’ pitching nightmare Mets starting pitchers are dropping like flies. Hours after the Mets placed Noah Syndergaard on the injured list with a strained right hamstring, Jason Vargas left Sunday’s game against the Cardinals with a left calf cramp while batting in the ...
2019-06-16 21:45

Mets’ deGrom, Syndergaard catching situation gets more intriguing Mickey Callaway wants flexibility in his starting lineup decisions at catcher. A day after confirming a Post report that Tomas Nido would be Noah Syndergaard’s personal catcher, citing Nido’s ability to handle low pitches, the Mets manager indicated ...
2019-07-04 06:45

Mets vs. Cardinals: Skid won’t end vs. St. Louis’ Michael Wacha You read it here first. The Blues won the Stanley Cup in seven games over the Bruins. Warriors in six, however, proved to be our Achilles’ heel. The Raptors (1995) and Blues (1967) were crowned champions for the first time in their histories, setting...
2019-06-16 00:15

The other factor in Tomas Nido’s expanded Mets role Tomas Nido doesn’t care who he catches — as long as he’s catching. Nido was involved in big news this week when The Post first reported Tuesday that he, and not veteran starter Wilson Ramos, would be catching most of the time for not only Jacob deGro...
2019-07-05 09:30

Fortunes ‘shift’ in worst way possible for Mets’ ace Jacob deGrom Jacob deGrom charged into the dugout after getting the final out of the third inning Thursday one upset Cy Young winner. The Mets were in a shift, with St. Louis’ speedy Harrison Bader on third base and two outs in the inning. Because Bader was bluff...
2019-06-14 12:30

Steven Matz stumbles in dud as frustration sets in for Mets PHOENIX — On a positive note for the Mets, their bullpen didn’t blow the game Sunday. That’s what happens when your starting pitcher sputters, in a rare lackluster performance, and the lineup behind him departs for the airport around the fourth innin...
2019-06-03 04:45

Bruce delivers, Phillies score 5 in 9th to beat Mets 7-2 Jay Bruce hit a go-ahead single in the ninth inning off closer Edwin Díaz, Mets manager Mickey Callaway got burned on a key play after losing an early replay challenge, and the Philadelphia Phillies beat New York 7-2     &...
2019-07-06 06:30

When Mets are planning to return Steven Matz to rotation Steven Matz’s return to the Mets rotation could come as soon as the team’s first series following the All-Star break. Though the Mets have the option of going with a short rotation for the first week of the second half, manager Mickey Callaway indica...
2019-07-06 11:15

Mets don’t put up much of a fight as bullpen fails Jacob deGrom The Mets started a critical stretch of games Friday night the same way their benches-clearing clash against the Rockies ended: with a dud. There was a lot of talking and not much action, the same as provided by the Mets’ bats in a 5-1 loss to the Roc...
2019-06-08 09:15

Mets vs. Giants: Zack Wheeler will beat San Francisco Tour de Fraud champ Lance Armstrong on his “Next Stage” interview: “I wouldn’t change a thing … the way I acted … the lessons I’ve learned … I don’t get investigated, sanctioned.” Stitches reliable sources say Jussie Smollett, also ...
2019-06-06 20:30

The mantra Mets must embrace as schedule turns ugly Since Mickey’s Miscue, the Mets have won two straight games. Thanks to late-inning heroics from Todd Frazier and Jeff McNeil and a flurry of moves by Mickey Callaway that worked, the Mets knocked off the inept Giants 7-3 in Thursday’s matinee at Citi...
2019-06-07 08:45

Murphy homers, benches clear, Rockies top Mets 5-1 NEW YORK (AP) — Ian Desmond got plunked square in the back by a pitch from New York Mets rookie Drew Gagnon immediately after two colossal Colorado homers, leading to a bench-clearing scrum late in the Rockies’ 5-1 victory Friday night. The bul...
2019-06-08 07:30

Steven Matz States His Case in Win for Mets Against Rockies Matz, hampered by injuries while Jacob deGrom, Noah Syndergaard and Zack Wheeler stood tall, struck out 10 and threw 120 pitches. Pete Alonso had his 21st home run....
2019-06-09 08:30

Syndergaard, Mets roll with Yankees showdown on deck Series victory over the Rockies? Check. MetroCard to face the Yankees? Check. Respectability for the Mets? TBD. The next two games could serve as a barometer of sorts, with .500-and-above again within sniffing distance for manager Mickey Callaway’s b...
2019-06-09 23:15

Mets’ Mickey Callaway can breathe sigh of relief — for 1 day Mea culpa Mickey is 1-0. And this time Mickey Callaway pushed his starting pitcher Jason Vargas to 117 pitches and a complete game, considering the state of the Mets bullpen that is long overdue. The night after Callaway apologized to his team after ...
2019-06-06 12:45

Mets’ Amed Rosario hitting more homers because of one tweak Amed Rosario is well ahead of schedule. Breaking open Wednesday’s 7-0 win over the Giants with a three-run homer, the Mets shortstop hit his seventh home run of the season. Last year, Rosario didn’t hit his seventh home run until Aug. 25 (122nd game)...
2019-06-06 12:45

What Endy Chavez is up to now after legacy-defining Mets catch It only takes one play. Endy Chavez the architect behind one of the most iconic catches in Mets history, became one of the most beloved figures ever to play for the Mets when he robbed St. Louis’ Scott Rolen of a two-run home run in Game 7 of the 200...
2019-07-07 12:30

Brodie Van Wagenen — not a chair — is to blame for Mets’ mess Someone at Citi Field needs to order a few more chairs if general manager Brodie Van Wagenen is going to go full Bobby Knight every time the Mets lose a game. According to a report by The Post’s Mike Puma, Van Wagenen got so heated at the Mets coachi...
2019-07-07 10:15

Mets start fast with 2 HRs, Frazier shot in 8th beats SF 7-3 Amed Rosario and Dominic Smith hit back-to-back home runs to begin the first inning, then Todd Frazier hit a tiebreaking drive in the eighth that sent the New York Mets over the San Francisco Giants 7-3        ...
2019-06-06 22:30

Noah Syndergaard is face of the Mets’ great unknown Brodie Van Wagenen, several hours before Sunday’s Rockies-Mets series finale, addressed a group of season-ticket holders sitting down the left-field line at Citi Field and mentioned anticipating earlier than standard action in the trade market, in pa...
2019-06-10 02:45

Mets punishment teaches Amed Rosario loafing lesson MIAMI — Amed Rosario got sent to his room without dinner Sunday. A day after loafing on the bases — he only reached first on a pop-up that dropped between outfielders, when he should have gotten to second — Rosario was absent from the starting lineup...
2019-07-15 19:45

Mets trade chip Zack Wheeler goes on injured list MINNEAPOLIS — Zack Wheeler is the Mets’ top trade chip heading to July 31, but that status was cast into question Monday when the right-hander was placed on the injured list with shoulder fatigue. Steven Matz will move up a day and pitch in Wheeler’s...
2019-07-15 22:45

What Mickey Callaway’s crew can learn from legendary 1969 Mets Unless you have a stake in the upcoming presidential election you can forgive Mayor Bill de Blasio for using the wrong catch phrase attached to the 1969 world champion Mets. “You gotta believe,” which de Blasio kept repeating during a ceremony Saturd...
2019-06-30 14:30

Steven Matz’s bullpen debut for Mets wasn’t very long In explaining the unorthodox decision to use Steven Matz out of the bullpen, Mets manager Mickey Callaway said he might help his team win a few games this week. Not in his first outing. Matz was used sparingly in his major league relief debut, facing...
2019-07-04 09:45

Mets' Wheeler on injured list with shoulder fatigue New York Mets pitcher Zack Wheeler goes on 10-day injured list because shoulder fatigue, which could complicate efforts to trade him before July 31 deadline       ...
2019-07-16 10:45

Pete Alonso is Brodie Van Wagenen’s Mets saving grace They try to cheapen this with baseballs that sure look juiced, with strike zones that sure seem to be shrinking. They try to make home runs less and less special because more and more guys who shouldn’t be launching these rockets are sending them off...
2019-07-08 05:30

Nido, angry Mets edge Phils 6-5 after 4 HBP in heated game Tomás Nido hit a three-run double to put the angry New York Mets ahead during a 6-5 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies that included four hit batters in the latest heated game between the teams       ...
2019-07-07 17:15

The moment Mets knew Dominic Smith ‘turned a corner’ MINNEAPOLIS — When Dominic Smith met with members of the Mets front office who had arrived from the Red Sox last offseason, he was reminded of how highly that organization regarded him. As the 24-year-old outfielder/first baseman recalls, Mets direct...
2019-07-16 15:30

At the All-Star Futures Game, Two Reminders of a Painful Mets Trade Jarred Kelenic and Justin Dunn, who were packaged in a deal for Robinson Cano and Edwin Diaz, have shown tantalizing promise that could haunt the Mets for years....
2019-07-08 02:45

Mets castoff Travis d’Arnaud has new lease on life with Rays ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Travis d’Arnaud ran to the Rays’ clubhouse door at Tropicana Field, gave a fist bump to the security guard and dashed into the room to wild cheers after hitting the first walk-off home run of his career on Saturday. Yes, d’Arna...
2019-07-07 12:30

Mets All-Stars’ late heroics end seven-game losing streak The Mets turned to their two newest All-Stars on Sunday to put a week’s worth of futility behind them. Jeff McNeil and Pete Alonso, only hours after officially receiving word they had been selected to the National League All-Star team, put the kind o...
2019-07-01 06:15

Mets star Pete Alonso wins the Home Run Derby CLEVELAND — With every step he takes, every move he makes, Pete Alonso offers more bouquets to the Mets and their beleaguered fans. On Monday night at Progressive Field, the entire baseball world witnessed the joy and theatrics that the rookie has br...
2019-07-09 12:30

For Love of the Baseball Movie Posters, Starring the Mets’ Clubhouse Guy Kevin Kierst, the team’s clubhouse manager, has collected a mind-boggling array of baseball artifacts — including thousands of dollars’ worth of baseball movie posters....
2019-07-13 10:30

Mets great isn’t blaming juiced balls for MLB home run boom As controversy and theories about the historic home run numbers this season heat up during the All-Star festivities, everyone is weighing in. Tigers ace Justin Verlander accused MLB of juicing the balls in order to increase power, calling it “a fR...
2019-07-10 01:45

Mets botch apology to 1969 players they thought were dead The Mets apologized to Jim Gosger and Jesse Hudson of the 1969 Mets, both of whom were included in a video montage of deceased players a day earlier during a 50th anniversary celebration of that World Series winning team. Both are still living. Befor...
2019-07-01 07:00

Mets may turn to Steven Matz for Edwin Diaz relief Edwin Diaz isn’t losing his job just yet. Mets manager Mickey Callaway stood behind his struggling closer on Saturday following another blowup Friday night. Considering the lack of options — Jeurys Familia, who was supposed to be Diaz’s setup man, ha...
2019-07-07 03:15

Zack Wheeler open to coming back to Mets if he gets traded Zack Wheeler will start Sunday, and depending on what happens before the July 31 non-waiver deadline, it could be his final start at Citi Field as a Met — for now. The right-hander is among the most valuable assets the Mets can move if they decide to...
2019-07-07 10:15

Mets let Noah Syndergaard dump Ramos in sudden trend Noah Syndergaard returned from the injured list wanting Tomas Nido as his personal catcher and was granted his wish by Mets officials in recent days. That has left Syndergaard and Jacob deGrom as members of the starting rotation with Nido as their pe...
2019-07-03 09:30

Mets apologize to 2 members of 1969 team for ceremony error In the latest embarrassment for the New York Mets, the team has publicly apologized to two living members of its 1969 World Series championship team who were included in a video montage of dead players during the 50th anniversary celebration  &...
2019-07-01 03:45

Brodie Van Wagenen Got So Mad During A Meeting With Mets Coaches That He Threw A Chair After Edwin Diaz blew yet another save for the Mets on Friday in an eventual 7-2 loss to the Phillies, Mets general manager Brodie Van Wagenen called for a meeting with team coaches and went ballistic on them, according to the New York Post. Things b...
2019-07-07 16:45

Yankees, Mets may face reversal of fortunes on wagering front With the All-Star break in the rearview mirror, are the Yankees and Mets poised to experience reversals of fortune for bettors trying to make a fortune at sportsbooks? Give it some serious thought. Betting smart is often counterintuitive. The Yankees...
2019-07-12 21:15

Michael Conforto’s clutch hit propels Mets past Yankees Michael Conforto went from crushing the Mets to roasting the Yankees in the span of a few innings Tuesday. That’s a Subway Series night. In the midst of an 0-for game in which he had hit into two double plays and extended his recent slump, the Mets o...
2019-07-03 09:30

Ron Darling will return to Mets' broadcast booth after cancer treatment Longtime New York Mets broadcaster Ron Darling will return to the broadcast booth for Tuesday's game between the Mets and Giants after undergoing surgery for thyroid cancer ....
2019-06-04 01:00

Steven Matz is saving Mets rotation without ‘one ounce of emotion’ LOS ANGELES — Steven Matz has come of age. Cody Bellinger did more damage to the Mets Tuesday night, but this time Matz, who turns 28 on Wednesday, did not allow that big blow to ruin his or the Mets’ night. Matz pitched six strong innings in the Met...
2019-05-29 13:45

McNeil’s throw saves Mets vs Cards after Syndergaard hurt NEW YORK (AP) — Second baseman Jeff McNeil made a game-saving throw from right field to home plate for the final out, and the New York Mets held off the St. Louis Cardinals 8-7 on Saturday night after starter Noah Syndergaard exited with a strained r...
2019-06-16 06:00

Tim Tebow gets in the middle of skirmish between Mets, Yankees Triple-A teams New York's baseball rivalry trickled down to Class AAA over weekend, with the Syracuse Mets and Scranton RailRiders having multiple incidents.        ...
2019-05-28 19:15

Mets Defeat Cardinals as Jeff McNeil Saves Bullpen From Itself After starter Noah Syndergaard left with a strained hamstring, Mets relievers almost blew a third straight game. But McNeil threw out a runner at the plate for the final out....
2019-06-16 08:30

Steven Matz delivers for Mets as big bats, bullpen do the rest Mickey Callaway knows if the Mets are going to get back in the NL East race, their starting pitching will have to get them there. The manager pointed before Saturday’s game to Jacob deGrom, Zack Wheeler and Noah Syndergaard as the keys to that scenar...
2019-06-09 10:15

Soroka wins 8th straight decision, Braves mash Mets ATLANTA (AP) — Mike Soroka won his eighth straight decision, Ozzie Albies homered and drove in four runs, and the surging Atlanta Braves beat the New York Mets 12-3 on Monday night. Nick Markakis hit a tiebreaking, two-run single in the fifth inning ...
2019-06-18 06:45

Approach change has Dominic Smith forcing Mets’ hand Mickey Callaway found a rare day off for Pete Alonso. Now, the Mets manager needs to find more at-bats for Dominic Smith. Making his first start since May 16, Smith went 2-for-3 with a double, a walk and a run in the Mets’ 4-3 win over the Tigers on ...
2019-05-27 03:45

Rajai Davis is Mets victim of Michael Conforto’s return Michael Conforto was activated from the injured list and played for the first time since suffering a concussion on May 16. The outfielder went 0-for-3 with a walk in Sunday’s 4-3 win over the Tigers at Citi Field. To make room for Conforto, the...
2019-05-27 01:15

DeGrom, Alonso lead Mets to a 10-2 rout of 1st-place Braves Jacob deGrom pitched eight scoreless innings, Pete Alonso homered to highlight the first four-hit game of his young career, and the New York Mets routed the first-place Atlanta Braves 10-2       ...
2019-06-19 06:01

Mickey Callaway Has A Very Mets Reason For Overworking His Most Reliable Reliever Mets ace Jacob deGrom was electric Tuesday night against the Atlanta Braves. Coming off a dispiriting 12–3 loss Monday to open the series, and having lost five of seven to drop four games below .500, the Mets needed deGrom to do the ace thing, and he...
2019-06-19 12:00

Michael Conforto awaiting one final check before Mets return After going through his second full day of baseball activities without restrictions, Michael Conforto expects to return to the Mets’ lineup on Sunday. All that’s left is receiving MLB’s approval. “They said this morning they should get back to us [Sa...
2019-05-26 02:45

Mets name 82-year-old Phil Regan interim pitching coach CHICAGO (AP) — The New York Mets have fired pitching coach Dave Eiland and bullpen coach Chuck Hernández and named Phil Regan interim pitching coach, Ricky Bones interim bullpen coach and Jeremy Accardo pitching strategist. New York announced the mov...
2019-06-21 01:45

Mets acquire Indians’ Brooks Pounders as bullpen changes begin The Mets’ search for bullpen help continues. The team’s latest attempt was acquiring right-hander Brooks Pounders from the Indians for cash considerations, the Mets announced Saturday. The move came along with the team officially designating re...
2019-06-16 00:15

Jeurys Familia implodes as Mets’ bullpen nightmare grows Prosperity can be fleeting. For the Mets, it’s often gone in an instant — especially when their flammable bullpen is involved. In the span of 24 hours, they went from feeling good, headed to what looked like their sixth victory in eight games, to get...
2019-06-15 10:15

Rally on: Cards complete comeback vs Mets in suspended game NEW YORK (AP) — Paul DeJong hit an RBI single off Edwin Díaz in the 10th inning, and the St. Louis Cardinals completed their rally from a night earlier to beat the New York Mets 5-4 Friday. The game Thursday was suspended after 8 1/2 innings, moments...
2019-06-15 02:45

LeMahieu, Lowrie signings symbolize Yankees and Mets’ 2019 Five years in age and $4 million separated DJ LeMahieu and Jed Lowrie. The younger LeMahieu got more money to come to The Bronx. The elder Lowrie has yet to earn any of his. The two free-agent infield acquisitions were both considered strong addition...
2019-06-10 06:15

Subway Series matchups: Yankees dominate, but Mets own key edge When the Mets and Yankees face off in The Bronx on Monday for the first time this season, it figures to be a familiar sight, with the Yankees vying for playoff position and the Mets looking to find their way to .500- and in this case, perhaps, save t...
2019-06-10 06:15

Tom Brady’s ‘Tom Terrific’ trademark request appalls Mets fans As if New Yorkers needed another reason to hate Tom Brady. The hardly humble New England Patriots quarterback is seeking to trademark the moniker “Tom Terrific” — the same nickname bestowed upon legendary Mets’ Hall of Fame pitcher Tom Seaver. Brady’...
2019-06-03 04:45

It took one week for Jay Bruce to turn into Phillies stud — and Mets’ nightmare The Mets thought they would see little of Jay Bruce when they shipped him to the American League, but he has returned to the NL East as one of the hottest hitters in baseball. The ex-Met has only been on the Phillies for a week, but has turned that i...
2019-06-10 23:15

David Ortiz shooting scares Yankees and Mets: ‘Why my mom’ won’t let me go back Zack Britton’s mother is from the Dominican Republic and he still has family there, but the Yankees left-hander said Monday he hadn’t returned to the country “in an extremely long time” and the shooting of David Ortiz in the nation’s capital, Santo D...
2019-06-11 03:15

Mets’ Pete Alonso is hungry for first taste of Subway Series The intensity and pressure of New York haven’t fazed Pete Alonso, and the Mets don’t expect the Subway Series to be any different. Alonso has been the Mets’ best player, keeping them afloat despite injuries and underperformance around him, and now th...
2019-06-11 03:45

Yankees Top Mets in Error-Riddled Opener to Subway Series There were several miscues on both sides in the first game of a doubleheader, but the big bats of several replacement Yankees made all the difference....
2019-06-12 02:00

Yankees demolish Mets in familiar Subway Series theme The Yankees were coming off an ugly road trip, while the Mets finished their recent homestand by winning four of five. Then the two teams met in The Bronx on Tuesday afternoon and the usual happened: The Yankees beat the Mets handily, 12-5, in the fi...
2019-06-12 03:45

It only takes two words for Chase Utley to re-live Mets hate Chase Utley has a new job, but the same goal: Upset Mets fans. Utley recently started as a studio analyst with SportsNet LA, and Tuesday night he sat down for an interview to exchange perspectives with John Hartung on this year’s season. Utley was as...
2019-06-13 01:30

Locastro’s hit in 11th inning sends Arizona past Mets 6-5 PHOENIX (AP) — Tim Locastro drove in the tie-breaking run with one out in the 11th inning, giving the Arizona Diamondbacks a 6-5 win over the New York Mets on Saturday night. Kevin Cron, called up from Triple-A Reno before the game, doubled off Mets ...
2019-06-02 08:30

Cards rally in rain, game vs Mets suspended in 9th tied at 4 NEW YORK (AP) — The game between the St. Louis Cardinals and New York Mets was suspended because of rain Thursday night, moments after Harrison Bader hit an RBI double with two outs in the top of the ninth inning that made it 4-all. Play will resume ...
2019-06-14 05:30

Edwin Diaz’s struggles have Mets bullpen in crisis mode LOS ANGELES — It is not yet panic time, but it’s getting closer for Edwin Diaz and the Mets. Brodie Van Wagenen mortgaged a part of the team’s future to bring in the closer from Seattle, the AL Reliever of the Year last year who piled up 57 saves and...
2019-05-31 04:30

Matt Kemp becomes the Mets’ latest veteran option in outfield Yoenis Cespedes won’t be walking through the door at any point this summer to help the Mets, but another former All-Star slugger might have the opportunity. In a low-risk, potential high-reward move, the team agreed to terms Friday on a minor league ...
2019-05-25 06:30

Edwin Diaz already giving credit to Mets’ new pitching coach CHICAGO — Edwin Diaz is already meshing with the Mets’ new pitching coach. The closer on Friday credited Phil Regan for a mechanical adjustment that helped Diaz stifle the Cubs in the ninth inning for the save in a 5-4 victory at Wrigley Field. The r...
2019-06-22 17:30

Mets closer Edwin Diaz can’t shake his mechanical issues Nearly 24 hours had passed, and Mickey Callaway remained in disbelief. Edwin Diaz had blown what should have been a dramatic comeback win in Philadelphia. The closer, considered the Mets’ prized acquisition of the offseason, looked no different than ...
2019-06-29 12:15

Todd Frazier, Mets power their way past Giants to second straight win Todd Frazier dug into his bag Thursday and pulled out a mid-iron that delivered the perfect approach shot to the green — make that go-ahead home run. The veteran third baseman lofted a one-handed fly ball to left field against Mark Melancon in the ei...
2019-06-07 03:45

Canó leaves Mets game with left quadriceps tightness Mets second baseman Robinson Canó left a game against Washington because of tightness in his left quadriceps        ...
2019-05-23 02:45

Phillies vs. Mets: Aaron Nola will continue his bounce back “It’s a very unexciting group of people.” President Trump weighing in on, no not the Orioles lineup, but the field of 20 Democrats debating in Miami. Split into two divisions and Bill de Blasio, as expected, ran last of 10 Wednesday. While Trump was ...
2019-06-27 20:45

Brandon Nimmo’s stiff neck lands him on Mets shelf Brandon Nimmo was concerned his stiff neck would cause him in-game problems. Now there’s more reason to worry. The Mets placed their outfielder on the 10-day injured list Wednesday, a day after he was a late scratch from his club’s thrill...
2019-05-23 01:15

Mets’ Brodie Van Wagenen Isn’t Ready to Give Up on His Roster, or His Manager Firing Manager Mickey Callaway would be admitting flaws in the Mets’ plan, but Van Wagenen opted to double down on the team he assembled in his first off-season as a general manager....
2019-05-21 23:15