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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 i...

Mets’ first hurdle to contention has been mocking them all season

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Jesse Winker making enemy of Mets fans with constant mocking Jesse Winker is quickly trying to become a villain at Citi Field. The Reds left fielder has closed out both wins against the Mets this week by bidding the fans goodnight in emphatic fashion, waving to the crowd as he jogged to the infield. Wednesday ...
13:00, 05/02/2019

Have the Mets actually turned their season around? Or is it just an NL East mirage? The Mets themselves would have you believe it is simply a rounding into form of a championship-caliber team, but in this division, it's probably not that simple....
20:39, 05/15/2019

Jay Bruce has had ‘bizarre’ season since Mets trade Jay Bruce could only find one word to accurately describe his season up to this point. “Bizarre,” the former Mets outfielder told The Post before his new team, the Mariners, began a three-game series against the Yankees in The Bronx. It certainly fit...
03:13, 05/07/2019

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...
04:00, 06/02/2019

Mets not ruling out an all-lefty hitting outfield this season LOS ANGELES — Jeff McNeil and Dominic Smith in the same lineup against right-handers could be an intriguing option for the Mets, but can they make it happen? As it stands, McNeil is on the injured list rehabbing from a strained hamstring, so team off...
15:13, 05/31/2019

Keon Broxton’s nightmare Mets season somehow gets messier MILWAUKEE — Keon Broxton’s value to the Mets is largely as a defensive player, but Sunday the outfielder might as well have left his glove at home. In maybe the key play of the Mets’ 3-2 loss, Broxton misplayed Orlando Arcia’s fly to right field in t...
16:13, 05/06/2019

Arizona Softball eliminated from Pac-12 title contention With a 5-4 loss at UCLA, the Arizona Wildcats cannot win the 2019 Pac-12 Championship. Arizona built a 3-0 lead off home runs from Jessie Harper and a two-run shot from Dejah Mulipola. Harper’s home run is her 62nd of her career, which is the m...
10:39, 05/11/2019

Bernie Sanders responds to Hickenlooper with mocking video from FDR Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., seemed to mock fellow 2020 Democrat John Hickenlooper after the former Colorado governor rebuked Sanders' endorsement of Democratic socialism....
01:39, 06/14/2019

Rob Lowe backtracks on mocking Prince William's baldness Rob Lowe says when he made fun of Prince William's unfortunate hairline, he was mocking his own vanity more than the Duke of Cambridge's male-pattern baldness....
18:26, 06/12/2019

Copa America guests Japan, Qatar still in contention PORTO ALEGRE, Brazil (AP) — Copa America guest teams Japan and Qatar are still in contention as the last round of group stage matches begins, and some of their South American opponents aren’t too pleased. Qatar and Japan, who met in the Asian C...
12:52, 06/23/2019

Alternate reality: Kelly Kraft is now in contention at PGA Championship Kelly Kraft wasn’t supposed to be playing Bethpage Black this week. Now, after the alternate snuck into the PGA Championship as the last player in the field, Kraft is somewhere else he isn’t supposed to be. Earning entry to his fifth career major via...
14:13, 05/18/2019

Kuchar's eagle at 18 puts him in contention at US Open Matt Kuchar's reputation took a major hit when a story emerged earlier this year that he paid his fill-in Mexican caddie only $5,000 after winning a tournament that earned him nearly $1.3 million        ...
01:13, 06/15/2019

Golf: Molinari takes a hike but still U.S. Open contention They come from around the world to play Pebble Beach and enjoy the seaside layout's spectacular vistas but Italy's Francesco Molinari saw far more than he wanted in a costly second round U.S. Open hike on Friday....
04:00, 06/15/2019

Ocasio-Cortez goes after Rick Scott for mocking Green New Deal Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez blasted GOP Sen. Rick Scott after he mocked a Democratic presidential candidate’s proposal to start a national gun licensing program and suggested Americans might have to register meat as part of her Green New Deal...
20:52, 05/06/2019

Double bogey derails Woods as Rose roars into contention Tiger Woods' challenge at the Memorial tournament in Ohio suffered a blow in the second round on Friday with a late double bogey that left him seven strokes off the lead while Justin Rose shot a best of the day 63 to haul himself back into contention...
15:00, 06/01/2019

Mini-AOC releases 're-election video' mocking the New York congresswoman Ava Martinez, the 8 year-old who impersonates Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., released another video on Tuesday in which she, among other things, mocks the freshman congresswoman's knowledge of socialism....
22:00, 06/11/2019

Giro d'Italia: Ilnur Zakarin climbs into contention with stage 13 win Mikel Landa impresses as Jan Polanc stays in pinkSimon Yates struggles and loses major time gapsRussia’s Ilnur Zakarin powered to victory in the 13th stage of the Giro d’Italia, the first mountain test for the overall contenders, while favourites Pri...
19:13, 05/24/2019

Everton and Neres in contention for Neymar's spot in Brazil Brazil's 3-0 win over Bolivia in the Copa America opener Friday night showed two players fighting for the starting position that until recently belonged to injured Neymar       ...
14:00, 06/15/2019

People are mocking a fashion brand for selling a $76 bikini you can't swim in PrettyLittleThing and Princrastinate/Twitter Pretty Little Thing became the subject of a viral tweet when a customer named Alisha discovered the bikini she ordered was for "poolside posing only." She said she noticed the dye trickling down her legs ...
15:13, 05/22/2019

Rory McIlroy’s wild ride of survival to US Open contention PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. — Watching Rory McIlroy play golf can be an exhausting experience. One minute, all seems to be going well. The next minute, he’s hanging on by a thread, trying to survive. Such was his second round of the 119th U.S. Open on Frida...
12:00, 06/15/2019

Chase sparks backlash over tweet mocking customers for spending money A now deleted ‘#MondayMotivation’ tweet shamed customers for splurging taking cabs, eating out and buying coffeeChase Bank deleted a tweet this week where it appeared that the bank was doing some personal finance shaming. The tweet mocked customers f...
01:26, 05/02/2019

After Anthony Davis trade, Lakers just a point guard away from title contention After acquiring Anthony Davis, the Lakers are close to returning to championship contender status. They just need to fill their void at point guard.       ...
09:26, 06/16/2019

As Herman Cain Bows Out of Fed Contention, Focus Shifts to Stephen Moore Mr. Cain withdrew in the face of allegations of sexual harassment, even as Mr. Moore, the president’s other embattled pick, faced allegations of sexism....
17:00, 04/28/2019

Tiger Woods falls out of U.S. Open contention after shooting 71 at Pebble Beach Tiger Woods closed with a tap-in birdie for a respectable 71, but he's officially out of the mix after Round 3 of the U.S. Open at Pebble Beach.       ...
06:52, 06/16/2019

Liam Dawson in contention for World Cup spot after impressive county form • Hampshire player took 18 wickets with batting average of 45• Eoin Morgan: ‘I could pick 17 names at the moment’Liam Dawson is expected to enter the debate over England’s World Cup squad when the selectors and the captain, Eoin Morgan, convene on Mo...
06:00, 05/20/2019

Marlins 3, Mets 0: Mets Lose Fifth in Row, and Robinson Cano Joins Manager on Hot Seat Mickey Callaway, whose job security may have become more tenuous, defended Cano, who failed to run out a grounder for the second time in three games against the Marlins....
23:52, 05/19/2019

Reds 1, Mets 0: Jacob deGrom Returns to 2018 Form. So Does the Mets’ Offense. After three straight losses, deGrom looked like himself throwing seven shutout innings. The Mets lost when Edwin Diaz allowed a solo homer in the top of the ninth inning....
08:26, 05/02/2019

Phillies 14, Mets 3: An Inning to Forget: Steven Matz of the Mets Allows 8 Runs and Records No Outs Matz established a new nadir for the struggles of Mets starting pitchers, exiting with his team down by 8-0. The Phillies made it 10-0 by the end of the first before winning 14-3....
17:52, 04/28/2019

Jensen Karp apologizes to Shia LaBeouf for 2014 stunt mocking his performance art Today, Shia LaBeouf appeared on Los Angeles’ Kevin & Bean radio show as part of efforts to promote his Slauson Rec Theatre Company, a free theatre school open to anyone. During that appearance, co-host and writer Jensen Karp took the opportunity...
23:39, 06/19/2019

Kimmel knocks Dems for mocking Barr with chicken, says stunts like these will lead to Trump win Late night host Jimmy Kimmel mocked House Democrats for using chicken to taunt Attorney General William Barr, hinting on Thursday night that President Donald Trump will win again with these kinds of Democratic "sick burns."...
08:39, 05/03/2019

CNN's Chris Cuomo responds to backlash after being accused of 'mocking' armed rape survivor CNN anchor Chris Cuomo responded to several critics who slammed him on Wednesday over a tweet that seemed to have mocked National Rifle Association (NRA) member Kimberly Corban. ...
07:00, 05/30/2019

Shanahan drops out of contention to lead Pentagon, as Trump taps Army secretary President Trump abruptly announced Tuesday that acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan is withdrawing from consideration to lead the Pentagon and he's naming Secretary of the Army Mark Esper as his replacement. ...
19:52, 06/18/2019

De Blasio shrugs off late-night hosts brutally mocking his presidential candidacy New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio  shrugged "late-night comics don't bother me" Tuesday after being pounded by late-night hosts since launching his candidacy in the 2020 race. ...
00:00, 05/22/2019

FEATURE-Gold of contention: Armenia land dispute in spotlight as government steps in JERMUK, Armenia, June 6 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - T onnes of gold that lie under a snow-capped mountain in Armenia have locked locals and international investors in a bitter land dispute, with the country's new government being watched closely i...
03:00, 06/06/2019

Mets 4, Reds 3 | 10 innings: Mets Blow Lead in Ninth but Pete Alonso Wins Game in Tenth The rookie first baseman hit a sacrifice fly that was the difference in a win over Cincinnati in which Jeurys Familia failed to secure a six-out save....
01:00, 05/09/2019

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...
10:13, 05/23/2019

Man City deny players were mocking Hillsborough or Sean Cox in victory chant on plane – video Manchester City have said that any suggestion a chant apparently sung by some of their players as they celebrated winning the Premier League title mocks Sean Cox or the Hillsborough disaster 'is entirely without foundation'.Video circulating on socia...
13:00, 05/15/2019

Sprint and T-Mobile Still Face Their Toughest Hurdle While the FCC and the Justice Department often move in lockstep, the $26 billion merger of T-Mobile and Sprint might be one of those instances where they don’t....
12:52, 06/10/2019

Shares snap seven-day hot streak; U.S. inflation next hurdle World share markets snapped a seven-day winning streak on Wednesday as the White House took a tough line on trade talks with China, while an impending reading on U.S. inflation was set to refine the odds of an early cut in interest rates there....
15:13, 06/12/2019

Giancarlo Stanton facing first big recovery hurdle Giancarlo Stanton will get a glimpse of how his left arm will respond to swinging a bat Tuesday. “Ramp it up and see how it goes,’’ said Stanton, who went on the IL April 1 with a strained left biceps and then had a cortisone injection for a left sho...
15:26, 05/07/2019

Ed Miliband makes hilarious Twitter name change mocking the Tories hours after Theresa May announces resignation Former Labour leader Ed Miliband has rebranded his Twitter handle to poke fun at the Tories after Theresa May announced she was stepping down on Friday....
01:00, 05/26/2019

Skip Bayless Falls For A Fake Woj Tweet About Chris Paul Mocking James Harden's "Manboobs" Have you heard the news? If you watched FS1's Second Take this morning, you did: the Rockets backcourt’s toxic situation got so bad in part because Chris Paul repeatedly berated James Harden about his “manboobs,” to the point that Harden left tea...
03:39, 06/20/2019

Volt failure hints at marketing hurdle ahead The Volt's failure to gain popularity with consumers is a lesson to automakers in the importance of marketing and advertising, in addition to good selling practices. General Motors was never able to clear up confusion about the groundbreaking technol...
11:00, 05/04/2019

Cuomo’s controversial MTA appointee clears major hurdle Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s controversial appointment to the MTA board got the blessing of two powerful state Senate committees Wednesday afternoon, and is expected to be confirmed before the legislative session wraps — despite conflict-of-interest concerns ...
07:13, 06/20/2019

NBA Finals: Kevin Durant has big hurdle to clear before he can return TORONTO — Warriors coach Steve Kerr says the series count will have nothing to do with Kevin Durant’s eventual return in the NBA Finals. Trailing 1-0 following the Raptors’ 118-109 victory Thursday, the Warriors won’t have the benefit of having Duran...
07:26, 06/01/2019

Dustin Johnson looking to clear major hurdle — his ‘friend’ PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. — Dustin Johnson maintains Brooks Koepka is still “one of my best friends,” even though Koepka has supplanted Johnson as not only the No. 1-ranked player in the world, but also the most intimidating presence in golf. Johnson, wit...
09:13, 06/13/2019

T-Mobile-Sprint deal clears FCC hurdle: Will you pay more for your cellular plan? The pending $26-billion T-Mobile-Sprint merger cleared a major regulatory hurdle when the FCC gave its blessing. Will consumers embrace the union too?        ...
01:26, 05/21/2019

Climate change lawsuit against US government faces major hurdle PORTLAND, Ore. — A lawsuit by a group of young people who say US energy policies are causing climate change and hurting their future faces a major hurdle Tuesday as lawyers for the Trump administration argue to stop the case from moving forward. Thre...
22:13, 06/04/2019

Sprint-T-Mobile Merger Faces New Hurdle With Lawsuit by States A group of state attorneys general filed a federal lawsuit to block a proposed merger of the third- and fourth-largest wireless carriers in the United States....
19:26, 06/11/2019

Global shares snap seven-day winning streak; U.S. inflation next hurdle World share markets snapped a seven-day winning streak on Wednesday as the White House took a tough line on trade talks with China, while an impending reading on U.S. inflation was set to refine the odds of an early cut in interest rates there....
13:00, 06/12/2019

Yankees’ Didi Gregorius return scenario still has hurdle to clear Didi Gregorius may want to find his passport. Seven and a half months removed from Tommy John surgery, Gregorius could be back in pinstripes as soon as next week’s road trip to Toronto and Cleveland, which begins Tuesday against the Blue Jays. “Not o...
04:00, 05/31/2019

Divergent pleas for pay raise from veteran lawmaker and freshman hit political hurdle House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer and Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez favor increasing salaries for lawmakers and staff for the first time in 10 years....
07:52, 06/12/2019

Zverev poised to present Roland Garros hurdle to Djokovic, says Becker Alexander Zverev is finding top form at just the right time and is set to present a considerable Roland Garros barrier to top seed Novak Djokovic, said Boris Becker....
18:26, 06/05/2019

U.S. banks clear first hurdle of Federal Reserve's annual stress test The 18 largest banks operating in the United States took the first step toward doling out capital on dividends, share buybacks and other investments on Friday, after clearing the first stage of their yearly health checks with the U.S. Federal Reserve...
00:39, 06/22/2019

FCC Chair Backs T-Mobile and Sprint Deal, Clearing Hurdle for Merger Ajit Pai said he's satisfied with the companies' promises to build a 5G network and spin off a subsidiary brand. The Justice Department still has doubts....
23:39, 05/20/2019

Viktor Hovland’s British Open sacrifice adds hurdle to PGA career PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. — Viktor Hovland is not one of the favorites to win the U.S. Open this week at Pebble Beach, but he does have the distinction of winning the most recent major national tournament on the fabled links. Hovland, who just finished hi...
09:52, 06/11/2019

Overwatch League clears another hurdle with sold-out ‘Homestand Weekend’ near Dallas With designs on rooting its franchises in fixed locations around the globe, similar to traditional sports teams, the Overwatch League sold out two days at an arena with a seating capacity of 4,500....
02:52, 04/30/2019

Illiquid assets held by Woodford's UK fund pose hurdle to reopening Trading in Neil Woodford's 3.7 billion pound ($4.69 billion) Equity Income Fund may not be reopened swiftly after it was suspended on June 3 because of the illiquid assets it holds....
14:26, 06/23/2019

Kushner, in Jerusalem to push peace plan, faces new political hurdle Three important players in U.S. President Donald Trump’s long-delayed Middle East peace plan met in Jerusalem on Thursday, but gave no hint about whether its political component would be further postponed by tumultuous events in Israel....
21:26, 05/30/2019

Bundesliga preview: Bayern Munich face tough title hurdle in Leipzig Bayern Munich will be crowned Bundesliga champions for the seventh straight year if they win in Leipzig on Saturday. But that will be no easy task, and Borussia Dortmund are waiting to capitalise on any Bayern slip-up....
07:39, 05/11/2019

Singapore 'deep tech' startups face funding hurdle as risks higher Because investment risks typically are higher and returns slower with startups that deal with deep technology such as artificial intelligence and medtech, venture capitalists in Singapore are less willing to stick their bets in early-stage startups....
08:00, 06/07/2019

UPDATE 1-U.S. banks clear first hurdle of Federal Reserve's annual stress test The 18 largest banks operating in the United States took the first step toward doling out capital on dividends, share buybacks and other investments on Friday, after clearing the first stage of their yearly health checks with the U.S. Federal Reserve...
00:39, 06/22/2019

Heathrow expansion clears latest hurdle as High Court rejects legal challenge The expansion of London's Heathrow Airport inched closer on Wednesday when a High Court judge rejected legal challenges from environmental campaigners opposed to the building of a third runway....
18:52, 05/01/2019

Lee Bowyer eager for Charlton to clear last promotion hurdle after proving people wrong with management start Lee Bowyer admits he has surprised a few people. Even those who know him did not think he would make the transition from player to manager, so the remarkable job he has done at Charlton has been unexpected to many....
16:26, 05/24/2019

President Trump refers to Charles as 'Prince of Whales,' Twitter mocking ensues In a now-deleted tweet, President Trump recalled meeting with "the Prince of Whales," referring to Queen Elizabeth II's son, Charles, Prince of Wales.        ...
00:39, 06/14/2019

Mets 5, Brewers 2: Mets Bid Travis d’Arnaud Adieu, Then Beat Brewers D’Arnaud had struggled since returning to the majors less than a year since undergoing Tommy John surgery. The Mets’ win wasn’t without worry: Robinson Cano was hit by a pitch on his hand....
02:52, 04/29/2019

Fortnite Season 9 Teaser 2 Skin revealed: New Epic hint at Season 9 theme NOW LIVE Epic has revealed the latest update for the Fortnite Season 9 theme - a new tweet and a new image that continues the sneaky teases the developer has become known for....
16:26, 05/07/2019

Fortnite Season 9 Teaser 3 Skin revealed: Latest Epic Season 9 Twitter hint NOW LIVE Epic has revealed what could be the final teaser we're going to see before Fortnite Season 9 kicks off in earnest tomorrow. Here's what you need to know....
22:52, 05/08/2019

PUBG Mobile Season 7 Release Date Update 0.12.5, Royale Pass Leaks as Season 6 end nears PUBG Mobile looks set to release a brand new update for the game this week. Here's everything we know about the Season 7 Battle Pass, Release Date and more....
13:00, 05/16/2019

Santa Clarita Diet's costume designer Mona May on how Drew Barrymore's look evolved from season to season Earlier this year, Netflix cancelled Santa Clarita Diet after just three gruesome but hilarious seasons. We’re still not quite over it, but thankfully Santa Clarita costume designer Mona May is here to ease our pain. We sat down with her to talk abou...
01:39, 06/18/2019

Fortnite season 9 Teaser 1 COUNTDOWN: First look at Season 9 due to drop TODAY Epic is due to drop the first hint as to what Fortnite Season 9 will look like today with its now-classic first teaser image - but what are we going to see, and when are we going to see it?...
13:13, 05/06/2019

'Game of Thrones' season 8, episode 4 leaked early online like every other episode of the season HBO The latest "Game of Thrones" episode leaked online early Sunday, creating a minefield of spoilers for viewers looking forward to the season's fourth episode premiering Sunday night. Video of a pivotal moment from Sunday's episode was leaked to T...
10:39, 05/06/2019

Review: 'The Handmaid's Tale' bounces back for rousing Season 3 after terrible Season 2 After a disappointing Season 2, Hulu's Emmy-winning "The Handmaid's Tale" recovers for a Season 3 that almost captures the wonder of Season 1.        ...
19:13, 06/05/2019

Don’t look now, Mets have a new best pitcher 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...
09:39, 05/29/2019

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...
14:26, 05/21/2019

Why the Mets are banning backpacks The New York Mets are banning backpacks from Citi Field starting May 20. The team said Friday the move is to enhance safety. Fans still can bring purses, tote, drawstring and messenger bags, and soft-sided coolers that don’t exceed 16-by-16-by-...
08:13, 05/11/2019

Desperate Mets have only one option now The Nationals are once again locked in a deep funk, a franchise built on three big starters going nowhere fast. Sounds familiar, doesn’t it Mets? Only the names have changed. Instead of Max Scherzer, Stephen Strasburg and Patrick Corbin, you have Jac...
07:52, 05/14/2019

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...
01:52, 06/10/2019

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...
23:52, 06/16/2019

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...
12:00, 06/15/2019

What it was like to be cursed out and threatened by Mets He really was just indicating that he would see Mickey Callaway on Monday. Newsday reporter Tim Healey gave his perspective of the Mets’ clubhouse fiasco that saw manager Mickey Callaway curse him out and starting pitcher Jason Vargas threaten him. “...
20:26, 06/24/2019

This is Mets dysfunction at its worst CHICAGO — The wheels came off for Mickey Callaway and the Mets Sunday at Wrigley Field in so many ways. First, the beleaguered manager stuck with reliever Seth Lugo for much too long. Lugo’s 42nd pitch, a poor slider, was deposited into the right-fie...
15:00, 06/24/2019

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...
11:00, 06/08/2019

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....
02:26, 06/12/2019

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...
19:39, 06/03/2019

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 ...
01:13, 05/27/2019

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 ...
11:00, 05/25/2019

The sad Mets reality that keeps getting worse MILWAUKEE — Such is life with the Mets nowadays — most days? — that they can’t even win the battles they lose. And now their greatest weakness, their pitching depth, appears poised to face its biggest test yet. Look, if Mickey Callaway’s guys had sim...
16:13, 05/06/2019

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....
16:52, 06/01/2019

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...
09:13, 06/13/2019

The Mets Are Metsing At An Alarming Rate The high point of the Mets’ existence on Sunday, and not inconceivably of their entire season, came when the team’s Twitter account attempted to dunk on ... well, on Mets fans. Specifically those who had reacted to the posting of the day’s relatively...
17:39, 06/24/2019

The Mets heat is on more than just Mickey Callaway Reset and refocus. And not just Mickey Callaway. One of the pluses of the Friday meeting with COO Jeff Wilpon, GM Brodie Van Wagenen and manager Mickey Callaway is that the Mets finally are expecting a little more from their players. It’s about time....
09:39, 05/13/2019

Mets may have talked themselves out of win as game gets suspended They were on the verge of returning to .500, and then the Mets possibly talked themselves out of a victory. Wait until Friday for the dramatic conclusion. Thursday night concluded with the score 4-4 between the Mets and Cardinals in a game suspended ...
05:39, 06/14/2019

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...
09:13, 06/03/2019

Mets-Marlins game rained out The Mets will have a two-day break. The series finale at Citi Field against the Marlins on Sunday has been rained out. It has been rescheduled for a single-admission doubleheader on Aug. 5 at 4:10 p.m., the Mets announced. The Mets took the first two...
19:39, 05/12/2019

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 ...
13:26, 06/22/2019

It's Not Even June And The Mets Look Ready To Give Up The Mets got entirely shut out by the Miami Marlins over the weekend, losing 2-0 on Saturday as 23-year-old starter Pablo Lopez threw a one-hitter, and then going down in a 3-0 loss on Sunday against 23-year-old Sandy Alcantara, who only gave up two ...
18:13, 05/20/2019

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,...
19:13, 06/11/2019

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...
02:39, 06/23/2019

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...
11:39, 06/20/2019

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        ...
09:00, 05/31/2019

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...
13:13, 06/14/2019

Mets’ Robinson Cano not about to panic WASHINGTON — Robinson Cano doesn’t want to look back. But his manager is banking on his past to help get him out of the slump he is currently mired in after going hitless and striking out three times Wednesday in the Mets’ 5-1 loss to the Nationals. ...
10:52, 05/16/2019

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...
17:52, 06/04/2019

Answer to Mets’ bullpen woes isn’t who you think Well, on the bright side, Edwin Diaz still hasn’t blown a save in a Mets uniform. If the closer doesn’t quickly move on from his two consecutive blown games, however, then he’ll turn up the heat not only on himself, but on his employers. Going after ...
13:00, 05/02/2019

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....
04:00, 06/03/2019

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...
07:13, 05/23/2019

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...
03:00, 06/17/2019

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...
13:00, 05/27/2019

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...
04:00, 06/03/2019

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...
03:52, 05/26/2019

Jed Lowrie’s Mets debut will have to wait Mets officials have decided against removing Jed Lowrie from the IL to play against the Marlins on Friday. Lowrie will remain at Triple-A Syracuse at least through the weekend to receive additional at-bats in his rehab assignment. Lowrie is just 1-fo...
03:00, 05/10/2019

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....
06:00, 06/24/2019

Gio Gonzalez is making the Mets look awful Gio Gonzalez has been more than a marginal upgrade for the Brewers since the Mets passed on him again after he opted out of his minor-league contract with the Yankees last month. The 33-year-old lefty owns a 2-0 record and a 1.69 ERA in four starts f...
23:00, 05/16/2019

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&...
22:52, 05/26/2019

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...
16:52, 06/18/2019

Mets must be willing to bench underperforming veterans MILWAUKEE — This has been a very Mets-ian turn of events, wouldn’t you say? The only way to climb out of this vicious cycle? Rely less on former Yankees. OK, that’s oversimplifying matters, but the bottom line is that in order to guide his team out o...
12:00, 05/04/2019

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...
12:00, 05/26/2019

Chase Utley is still somehow torturing the Mets The bat that caused the Mets pain for nearly two decades has returned — just in a different set of hands. Enrique “Kiké” Hernandez used the retired Chase Utley’s lumber to launch a three-run home run in the sixth inning of the...
11:26, 05/28/2019

This isn’t the first time the Mets have turned on reporters Here’s a look at other times Mets players and officials have snapped at members of the media: April 1993 Eddie Murray and Bobby Bonilla confronted Daily News reporter Bob Klapisch about a book “The Worst Team Money Could Buy,” written by Klapisch and...
20:26, 06/24/2019

Jed Lowrie is stuck in Mets limbo for now WASHINGTON — Jed Lowrie’s status remained in limbo Monday, as Mets officials discussed the next step for the veteran infielder. A club source indicated it was possible Lowrie would be activated from the injured list for Tuesday’s game against the Nat...
07:52, 05/14/2019

Mickey Callaway would 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...
16:39, 06/21/2019

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...
16:39, 06/21/2019

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...
11:00, 06/09/2019

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...
02:39, 05/22/2019

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...
11:00, 06/01/2019

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...
22:13, 06/09/2019

Mets vs. Marlins: Syndergaard a lock — if they play With rain falling in New York City 24 of the past 27 days, Mother Nature got our attention and made a late run for Mother of the Year honors. Too little, too late. Lori “The Lock” Loughlin was a landslide winner. You don’t mess with Mother Nature. Bu...
15:26, 05/12/2019

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...
06:52, 06/13/2019

Jed Lowrie’s return to the Mets’ lineup is imminent SAN DIEGO — The Mets’ almost forgotten free-agent addition is nearing his debut with the club. Jed Lowrie could join the team as soon as Friday, according to manager Mickey Callaway, potentially providing a needed lineup spark. Lowrie, who arrived on...
11:52, 05/08/2019

Mets ‘have to make hay’ during this stretch vs. bottom-feeders As badly as the Mets have played, at least they aren’t the Marlins and Nationals. That becomes a relevant point beginning Friday, when manager Mickey Callaway’s beleaguered bunch begins a stretch of 13 straight games against those NL East slackers. A...
09:13, 05/10/2019

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...
14:26, 05/21/2019

Mets showing all signs of a bad team — but there is some hope SAN DIEGO — Now this historical comparison, I did not see coming as the Mets gathered their belongings to get the heck out of America’s classiest city, their season on the brink. A 3-2 loss to the Padres on Wednesday afternoon at Petco Park gave the ...
11:00, 05/09/2019

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....
02:39, 05/22/2019

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...
22:13, 06/07/2019

Orioles get OF Broxton from Mets for pool money The Baltimore Orioles have acquired outfielder Keon Broxton from the New York Mets for $500,000 international bonus pool money        ...
22:52, 05/22/2019

Kelly strikes out 10 in Diamondbacks' 7-1 win over Mets 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        ...
02:13, 06/03/2019

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 ...
07:13, 06/07/2019

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....
03:26, 06/07/2019

McNeil powers Mets past Cubs 5-4 CHICAGO (AP) — Jeff McNeil homered and drove in three runs while making his first career start in right field, helping the New York Mets beat the Chicago Cubs 5-4 on Friday. Michael Conforto also connected as the slumping Mets won for just the fourth...
00:13, 06/22/2019

Mets actually on winning streak after dramatic walk-off Don’t blame the kids. As this Mets season teeters on the edge, as the manager’s job hangs in the balance, the young players have been a continued bright spot. That trend continued Tuesday night, with Amed Rosario beating out an infield single to send...
04:52, 05/22/2019

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 ...
08:39, 05/30/2019

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...
11:00, 06/09/2019

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...
09:13, 05/24/2019

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...
23:39, 05/22/2019

Mets’ problems much deeper than Mickey Callaway SAN DIEGO — Before you conclude that Mickey Callaway is the disease that ails the Mets, consider this data point: This team reported to work Tuesday at Petco Park having scored 156 runs and allowed 183, the third-worst run differential in the Nationa...
07:13, 05/08/2019

Zack Wheeler, With His Bat and Arm, Carries the Mets Over the Phillies Wheeler hit his first major league home run and struck out 11 in seven sharp innings as the Mets handed the Philadelphia Phillies their fifth loss in six games....
17:52, 04/28/2019

Jeff McNeil is unlikely hero who must save Mets The 90-minute Urgency Summit involving Mets COO Jeff Wilpon, general manager Brodie Van Wagenen and manager Mickey Callaway undoubtedly reached the following conclusions: Brandon Nimmo, Robinson Cano, Wilson Ramos have to start hitting better. Amed R...
09:00, 05/12/2019

Mets appear to finally be disciplining Robinson Cano It may be too little, too late, but it seems Mickey Callaway is finally punishing Robinson Cano for his refusal to run out of the batter’s box. Cano is out of the Mets’ lineup for Monday night against the Nationals a day after standing in...
23:52, 05/20/2019

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...
00:52, 06/17/2019

A Heads-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....
06:26, 05/27/2019

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...
22:13, 06/17/2019

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 ...
12:00, 06/15/2019

Nationals hold off Mets for rare series win Gerardo Parra went 3-for-3, including a homer, drove in three runs and scored three as the host Washington Nationals beat the New York Mets 7-6 Thursday, winning a series for the first time in a month....
01:13, 05/17/2019

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...
12:00, 06/15/2019

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...
04:52, 05/30/2019

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....
05:13, 06/15/2019

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...
23:52, 06/16/2019

Jeurys Familia now facing his next Mets dare Jeurys Familia’s pedigree and contract alone won’t be enough. For now, he’s going to have to prove he’s worthy of returning to his previous role as the team’s setup man. Until that happens, Seth Lugo and Robert Gsellman aren’t just going to lose the ...
09:39, 05/13/2019

Mets’ miserable bullpen at it again in horrid loss The Cardinals are going to miss the Mets bullpen. The NL East-leading Braves probably can’t wait to see this tattered group of arsonists who absorbed the loss in all three defeats to the Cardinals this weekend. This time, it was converted starter Chr...
23:52, 06/16/2019

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...
07:39, 06/16/2019

Mets’ Jacob deGrom catching plan isn’t going anywhere LOS ANGELES — Tomas Nido received a second straight start behind the plate for Jacob deGrom on Monday, but that doesn’t mean the Mets ace necessarily has a personal catcher. That is manager Mickey Callaway’s story, at least, and he is sticking to it....
11:26, 05/28/2019

The ‘bad guy’ mentality driving Mets’ Edwin Diaz Mets closer Edwin Diaz saved some time for a Q&A session with Post columnist Steve Serby. Q: How do you want to be remembered one day? A: I want to be a Hall of Famer. Q: What is your mentality on the mound? A: I try to be the bad guy for [opponents]...
00:13, 05/19/2019

Two bad innings sink Mets’ Zack Wheeler WASHINGTON — The Mets survived Zack Wheeler’s dreaded one big meltdown Thursday. Then he gave up one big hit. After Wheeler got tagged for four runs in the first inning, the Mets recovered to tie the game through three innings. But before Wheeler was...
14:39, 05/17/2019

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...
23:52, 05/28/2019

Mets must solve ongoing dilemmas before it’s too late WASHINGTON — Two off days following an abbreviated two-game sweep of the Marlins gave the Mets a chance to reset before facing the scuffling Nationals. But the fact remains the Mets are one game below .500 and in desperate need of a hot streak in thi...
06:39, 05/14/2019

Mets one-hit by Marlins as Mickey Callaway ax looms MIAMI — Mickey Callaway likely won’t be fired Sunday, but getting to Monday night could be another story altogether. The Mets manager entered the realm of double-secret probation Saturday and, by fault of his own or not, may leave club COO Jeff Wilpo...
04:52, 05/19/2019

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...
04:00, 06/15/2019

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...
03:00, 06/18/2019

MLB notebook: Mets place reliever Familia on IL Bothered by a sore right shoulder and some rough outings recently, New York Mets reliever Jeurys Familia was placed on the 10-day injury list Wednesday....
03:39, 05/02/2019

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...
14:26, 05/21/2019

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...
07:26, 06/01/2019

Brodie Van Wagenen’s Mets take doesn’t match what we’re seeing The team tells you. Not Brodie Van Wagenen preening that the Mets are the club to beat in the NL East. Not Mickey Callaway with his near-daily invocation that the Mets are on the brink of taking off. They are paid spokesmen for the organization. Thei...
05:26, 06/16/2019

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 ...
03:13, 06/24/2019

Frustrating loss exposes all that is wrong with Mets WASHINGTON — The Mets had tasted prosperity for the first time in a long while, and so that was probably why the 5-1 loss the Nationals slapped on them Wednesday night was so frustrating. They had dragged themselves back to .500 from three below on t...
10:52, 05/16/2019

Mets’ Darling says he has been diagnosed with thyroid cancer NEW YORK (AP) — Mets announcer Ron Darling says he has thyroid cancer and hopes to return to SNY’s broadcast booth in about a month. Darling issued a statement April 13 saying he planned to have surgery to remove a large mass from his chest and...
21:52, 05/06/2019

Jacob deGrom gives Mets what they desperately needed ATLANTA — Mickey Callaway turned to the oldest trick in the book Tuesday in search of a motivational boost. With ace Jacob deGrom ready to take the mound, the Mets manager called a team meeting in the visitor’s clubhouse at SunTrust Park. And for a n...
07:39, 06/19/2019

Mets’ J.D. Davis outfield experiment has begun WASHINGTON — J.D. Davis had been limited to third base in his first six weeks with the Mets, but he received a different opportunity in Wednesday’s eighth inning. After beginning workouts in the outfield in recent weeks, Davis shifted to left field i...
10:52, 05/16/2019

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...
21:26, 05/26/2019

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...
16:13, 06/19/2019

Mets snap 5-game skid with 5-3 win over Nationals Amed Rosario and Pete Alonso homered in the first inning as the New York Mets, after learning embattled manager Mickey Callaway is staying around, broke out of their offensive funk a bit to beat the Washington Nationals 5-3     &...
07:26, 05/21/2019

Dodgers rally for 4 in 9th against Díaz to defeat Mets 9-8 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        ...
13:00, 05/30/2019

Mets have a Jeff McNeil scare they really can’t afford WASHINGTON — Opposing pitchers have been unable to slow down Jeff McNeil, but an injury did Thursday against the Nationals. The Mets’ best hitter left the game after the top of the third with abdominal tightness, the team announced, addin...
23:00, 05/16/2019

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...
13:00, 05/27/2019

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....
08:52, 06/24/2019

Rosario hits slam in 8-run first as Mets rout Marlins 11-2 Amed Rosario hit a grand slam during an eight-run outburst that marked the Mets' biggest first inning in three decades, and New York rolled to an 11-2 rout of the Miami Marlins        ...
07:00, 05/11/2019

Brodie Van Wagenen just faced his harsh Mets truth LOS ANGELES — Brodie Van Wagenen saw from a prime seat what a World Series team looks like Monday night at Dodger Stadium and what a superstar Cody Bellinger has become for the Dodgers. Now he has a much better idea of the mountain his Mets have to c...
11:26, 05/28/2019

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...
12:00, 05/26/2019

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....
08:26, 05/23/2019

Dominic Smith returns with a blast in Mets victory WASHINGTON — Dominic Smith had one thought when he got the green light with a 3-0 count while pinch-hitting in the ninth inning Tuesday night. “I wanted to let it eat,” Smith said. A 435-foot home run would suffice his appetite. A week ago, Smith had...
10:26, 05/15/2019

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...
12:00, 05/26/2019

Bellinger homers, nails 2 runners as Dodgers top Mets 9-5 LOS ANGELES (AP) — 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 on Monday night. Chris Taylor and pinch-hitter Kiké Hernández also went deep for ...
09:52, 05/28/2019

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...
17:52, 06/04/2019

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 Avenue in Queens for what would be a hefty fare during the heart of rush ho...
13:52, 05/23/2019

Yelich, Canó both injured as Mets beat Brewers 5-2 Reigning NL MVP Christian Yelich and Mets star Robinson Canó were both pulled with injuries while New York beat the Milwaukee Brewers 5-2 on J.D. Davis' tiebreaking, pinch-hit single in the seventh inning       &...
23:26, 04/28/2019

Wilson Ramos finally provides offensive punch for Mets WASHINGTON — The manager, he had a premonition. He had a feeling, a sense, and he was armed with some handy factoids to back it all up. This was around 4 o’clock Tuesday afternoon, and someone had asked Mickey Callaway about his catcher, Wilson Ramos...
10:26, 05/15/2019

Mickey Callaway’s message for Mets: ‘Subtle Art of Not Giving a F–k” The message was clear and a bit profane. When Mickey Callaway was asked before Friday night’s game what he wanted to see from his struggling Mets, besides wins, he said it was a time to flush away all the bad. “There comes a point where you just got ...
11:13, 05/11/2019

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 ...
11:00, 05/25/2019

Mets finally seeing Todd Frazier become an offensive force LOS ANGELES — Todd Frazier was incredulous it took until his latest blast, earlier this week, for somebody to ask about his tradition of pretending to check his watch during his home run trot. “I check my watch and let [the pitcher] know it wasn’t th...
11:39, 05/30/2019

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   &...
06:13, 05/25/2019

Jacob deGrom does it all as Mets topple lowly Marlins Jacob deGrom stood on the mound for the Mets, meaning there weren’t likely to be any explosive eight-run innings posted by his teammates Saturday night. In actuality, all their ace really needed was more than one single-run frame. The Mets had respon...
09:00, 05/12/2019

Mets respond after Vargas, Callaway blow up on reporter The Mets issued an apology to a reporter who became the target of a blowup by manager Mickey Callaway and pitcher Jason Vargas in a chaotic clubhouse scene on Sunday. Callaway initially targeted Newsday’s Tim Healey before Vargas threatened to ...
03:13, 06/24/2019

Mets star Pete Alonso credits mom for his success When Mets phenom Pete Alonso was a boy, he dreamed of becoming an astronaut or a baseball player. He never traveled to space, but the young slugger’s moonshot home runs are out of this world — leaving fans and teammates star-struck. And he has his mo...
15:26, 05/12/2019

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 ...
02:13, 06/24/2019

Seth Lugo won’t be eased back into Mets’ bullpen PHOENIX — The Mets’ beleaguered bullpen received an infusion Friday. Seth Lugo, who has been the team’s best setup reliever, was activated from the injured list, giving manager Mickey Callaway a much-needed weapon for the seventh and eighth innings. ...
07:26, 06/01/2019

Rain postpones Marlins-Mets game; Aug. 5 doubleheader set Miami Marlins' game at New York Mets postponed because of rain; teams will make it up as part of doubleheader on Aug. 5.        ...
18:26, 05/12/2019

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...
16:52, 06/01/2019

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...
11:00, 05/25/2019

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...
12:13, 06/02/2019

Mets back up Mickey Callaway with first-inning barrage Whatever motivational tools Mickey Callaway chose to use – they worked. After the Mets manager was told in a 90-minute meeting with team COO Jeff Wilpon and GM Brodie Van Wagenen to use anything her learned from last year’s free fall to jump st...
08:13, 05/11/2019

Mets’ bullpen, base-running exposed in terrible way LOS ANGELES — The underbelly of the Mets bullpen was exposed Monday night, sending tremors through the visitor’s dugout at Dodger Stadium. Tyler Bashlor and Daniel Zamora were battered in a sixth inning that wouldn’t end, only underscoring Jacob deGr...
11:26, 05/28/2019

Steven Matz stumbles in dud to end Mets’ nightmare trip PHOENIX — On a positive note, the bullpen didn’t blow the game for the Mets on Sunday. That’s how it goes when your starting pitcher sputters, in a rare lackluster performance, and the lineup behind Steven Matz departs for the airport around the four...
01:26, 06/03/2019

Mets add Aaron Altherr from Giants for outfield depth The Mets followed up two roster moves Thursday morning with a third Thursday afternoon. The team claimed outfielder Aaron Altherr off waivers from the Giants, designating Tim Peterson for assignment in correspondence. This comes just hours after Robi...
23:00, 05/23/2019

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...
07:13, 06/23/2019

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...
04:39, 05/29/2019

Mets nail down rotation plans amid rainout Sunday’s rainout gave the Mets the option of skipping Wilmer Font’s spot in the rotation, but with the team still uncertain when Steven Matz will be back from the injured list, they are opting to stick with Font this week in Washington. Noah Synderga...
09:39, 05/13/2019

Anthony Kay’s long-awaited Mets rise is finally here For so long, the light has been stuck on red for Anthony Kay and the Mets. First in 2013, when they chose the pitcher from Long Island’s Ward Melville High School in the 23rd round. Only for him to choose UConn. Three years later, the Mets hadn’t for...
09:39, 05/13/2019

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 ...
12:13, 06/02/2019

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...
12:13, 06/02/2019

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....
00:39, 05/25/2019

Mets’ rotation about to get a boost with return of Steven Matz WASHINGTON — The Mets are getting a rotation boost. Steven Matz is scheduled to return from the injured list Saturday, giving the team 80 percent of its Opening Day rotation. The left-hander missed the past two weeks with nerve irritation in his left...
14:39, 05/17/2019

Steven Matz sent home as Mets’ injury alarms keep going off The Mets’ pitching staff is falling apart. After Jason Vargas exited the Mets’ 3-2 loss to the Milwaukee Brewers early Sunday, manager Mickey Callaway announced Steven Matz would be heading back to New York to get a nerve issue checked ou...
01:26, 05/06/2019

Mets and Yankees’ rain-delay ripoffs couldn’t be more different It’s the normalization of the preposterous. Who would you prefer to be ripped off by, the Yankees or the Mets? I’d take the Yanks. They’re more blunt, take-a-hike direct. The Yanks don’t pretend they’ve done right by their customers — who, oddly enou...
22:13, 05/04/2019

What minor-leaguers can take away from Pete Alonso’s Mets beginnings Before he was breaking rookie records, anchoring the Mets lineup and captivating the fan base, Pete Alonso was a raw slugger with the Brooklyn Cyclones. The rookie phenom’s professional journey to Flushing started with the short-season Single-A team ...
20:26, 06/14/2019

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...
13:13, 06/14/2019

Mets trade for Wilmer Font for much-needed pitching help With their pitching staff under siege by injuries, the Mets worked the trade market for relief. The Mets acquired Wilmer Font from the Rays on Monday for a player to be named later, The Post’s Joel Sherman confirmed. With relievers Jeurys Famil...
18:39, 05/06/2019

Mets can exhale after Steven Matz doctor visit The Mets can now breathe again. After Steven Matz flew back to New York to get a nerve irritation in his left forearm examined by team doctor David Altchek on Monday morning, the pitcher got the good news that there is no structural damage and he cou...
18:39, 05/06/2019

Mets' Darling says he has been diagnosed with thyroid cancer New York Mets announcer Ron Darling says he has thyroid cancer, hopes to return to SNY's broadcast booth in about a month        ...
21:00, 05/06/2019

Brodie Van Wagenen’s agent and GM moves are not starting well for Mets One reason Brodie Van Wagenen is the Mets’ general manager is because of what a good agent he was dealing with the Mets. Sandy Alderson became more susceptible to losing his job because of a poor free-agent track record, which included deals with Yoe...
21:52, 05/06/2019

Mets land rooting for Ron Darling during tough times SAN DIEGO — More than three weeks after he first took a medical leave of absence from his broadcasting jobs, Ron Darling announced Monday he has been diagnosed with thyroid cancer. The former Mets pitcher professed hope he would beat this diagnosis a...
03:13, 05/07/2019

A good first step back for Mets’ Jeurys Familia WASHINGTON — He will have to do it more than once to convince everyone he’s truly back, but Jeurys Familia took the first step Wednesday night. The Mets reliever pitched for the first time since coming off the injured list for a sore right shoulder a...
10:52, 05/16/2019

Banged-up Mets make flurry of pitching moves With starters Steven Matz and Jason Vargas ailing, the New York Mets have made a flurry of moves to replenish their banged-up pitching staff        ...
05:26, 05/07/2019

Paddack, Renfroe lead Padres over deGrom, Mets 4-0 SAN DIEGO (AP) — Pumped-up rookie Chris Paddack struck out a career-high 11 to outduel NL Cy Young Award winner Jacob deGrom, and Hunter Renfroe homered for the San Diego Padres in a 4-0 victory against the New York Mets on Monday night. Paddack (3-1...
10:13, 05/07/2019

Mickey Callaway is not safe as Mets begin to spiral SAN DIEGO — Give Pete Alonso credit. The kid still cares. How many Mets fans can say the same? Completely understandable of that latter group, to be clear. If you watched the Mets get dominated by Padres rookie Chris Paddack on Monday night to the tu...
15:26, 05/07/2019

Jacob deGrom is reliving his Mets’ worst nightmare SAN DIEGO — Jacob deGrom is back to being Jacob deGrom, which, translated, means pitching brilliantly and not winning the game. In a throwback performance from last year, the Mets ace dominated the Padres on Monday, but got stuck with a fat “L” as da...
15:26, 05/07/2019

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...
14:26, 05/21/2019

Yelich homers in return as Brewers win to sweep Mets MILWAUKEE (AP) — Christian Yelich homered in his return to the lineup and Zach Davies pitched into the eighth inning to lead the Milwaukee Brewers past the New York Mets 3-2 on Sunday for a sweep of their three-game series. The teams were coming off ...
01:00, 05/06/2019

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 ...
16:13, 06/19/2019

Mets hang on for crazy-looking win after losing Noah Syndergaard The Mets’ beleaguered bullpen didn’t get a chance to blow the lead until the seventh inning Saturday night. That opportunity only came that early because Noah Syndergaard got hurt. Syndergaard walked out to the mound for the seventh inning with 98 pi...
05:26, 06/16/2019

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....
11:52, 06/18/2019

Noah Syndergaard puts his touch on the team Mets have to be This is the thing Mickey Callaway has seen in his heart, if not with his eyes, across the first 31 games of this up-and-down first month of the season. Callaway is a manager now, but he was a pitching coach before, and that means there will always be...
03:39, 05/03/2019

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....
09:13, 06/19/2019

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...
22:13, 06/17/2019

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...
14:52, 06/17/2019

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....
01:13, 06/17/2019

Braun homers to lead Brewers past Mets 3-1 MILWAUKEE (AP) — Ryan Braun hit a tiebreaking, two-run homer in the fifth inning, Brandon Woodruff pitched five solid innings and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the New York Mets 3-1 on Friday night. Braun had three hits to lift his average to .226, incl...
06:13, 05/04/2019

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 ...
23:52, 06/16/2019

Robinson Cano’s loafing strikes again — and Mets are the victims MIAMI — Robinson Cano’s penchant for loafing from the batter’s box bit him and the Mets in the backside Friday night. The veteran second baseman, not knowing the number of outs, jogged from the box on the grounder he hit to pitcher Adam Conley in the...
14:13, 05/18/2019

Jesse Winker’s Mets war: More proof karma is undefeated Look, we can sit back and pretend this is all the product of a new generation, that there’s no way Jesse Winker would have survived 10 minutes in baseball’s golden age when men were men and frontier justice ruled the day, and everyone played with the...
02:13, 05/05/2019

Travis d’Arnaud copes with abrupt Mets exit Travis d’Arnaud bid his farewell. Mets fans waited nearly a decade for d’Arnaud to even partly resemble the man he grew up idolizing, but he never became this era’s Mike Piazza. On Friday, the Mets ended his tenure by officially rel...
02:13, 05/05/2019

MLB roundup: Braun lifts Brewers over Mets in 18th Ryan Braun's two-run single with one out in the bottom of the 18th inning Saturday night finally capped a marathon game and lifted the host Milwaukee Brewers to a 4-3 win over the New York Mets....
11:26, 05/05/2019

50 years later, Ron Swoboda’s catch still symbol of Mets miracle This is about how an ordinary man can seize one extraordinary moment, as much as anything. The coming weeks and months will be a glorious celebration of the golden anniversary of the Mets’ golden summer, and all the wonderful memories forever attache...
04:52, 05/19/2019

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 ...
03:13, 06/19/2019

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. ...
09:13, 05/24/2019

Corbin Ks 11, Robles homers as Nationals beat Mets 5-1 Patrick Corbin struck out 11 in eight strong innings and Victor Robles homered to help the Washington Nationals beat the New York Mets 5-1        ...
06:00, 05/16/2019

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 ...
15:52, 06/12/2019

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...
15:52, 06/12/2019

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...
04:52, 05/22/2019

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 ...
11:00, 06/06/2019

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...
04:26, 06/03/2019

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....
06:52, 06/09/2019

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...
14:26, 05/21/2019

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...
09:39, 06/08/2019

Wilmer Font gives Mets what they need in start versus Padres SAN DIEGO — Wilmer Font’s mission in his spot start Wednesday was to give the Mets a few innings and keep the team competitive. To that end, the right-hander succeeded, allowing two earned runs on three hits over four innings in the Mets’ 3-2 loss to...
11:00, 05/09/2019

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...
07:13, 06/07/2019

Mets start fast with 2 HRs, Frazier shot in 8th beats SF 7-3 NEW YORK (AP) — 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 Thursday. Pinch-hitter Jeff McN...
22:26, 06/06/2019

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...
03:13, 05/23/2019

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 ...
17:52, 06/06/2019

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)...
12:13, 06/06/2019

Mets place LHP Steven Matz on 10-day injured list NEW YORK (AP) — Steven Matz has been placed on the 10-day injured list by the New York Mets because of radial nerve discomfort in his pitching arm. The move was made Thursday, retroactive to May 5. First baseman Dominic Smith was recalled from Triple...
07:39, 05/10/2019

Mets' Callaway, Vargas have confrontation with reporter New York Mets manager Mickey Callaway cursed at a reporter, and pitcher Jason Vargas had to be restrained from charging him during a confrontation in the team's clubhouse after a loss       ...
09:39, 06/24/2019

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...
06:00, 05/23/2019

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...
05:26, 06/08/2019

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 ...
02:39, 05/22/2019

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...
14:26, 05/21/2019

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...
21:13, 06/10/2019

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...
09:52, 06/10/2019

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,...
20:26, 06/21/2019

Where Mickey Callaway really stands in desperate Mets times SAN DIEGO — Mickey Callaway’s footing as Mets manager remains secure, but for how long? A club source on Tuesday described it as “way, way too early,” when asked about the possibility of general manager Brodie Van Wagenen dumping his inherited manage...
07:13, 05/08/2019

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...
05:39, 06/05/2019

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...
16:39, 06/21/2019

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...
22:13, 06/09/2019

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 ...
05:39, 06/05/2019

Carlos Gomez coming back to Mets — for real this time Carlos Gomez’s second stint with the Mets will begin Friday. The veteran outfielder was informed following Thursday’s game for Triple-A Syracuse that the Mets were selecting his contract. It was unclear whether Gomez will be replacing Michael Confort...
14:39, 05/17/2019

Mets’ worst day of year features two injuries, one crushing strikeout WASHINGTON — That S.O.S. originating from the bottom of the Potomac around 4:20 p.m. on Thursday was the Mets, begging for rescue. Two bodies down, an ugly Zack Wheeler start and series loss to the Nationals translated into maybe the worst day of thi...
23:00, 05/16/2019

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...
03:13, 05/23/2019

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...
03:52, 05/26/2019

Report: That Scuzzy Deal Between The Mets And Yahoo Has Not Gotten Off To A Great Start Remember way back in February, when Yahoo and the Mets announced a new partnership that, even in an era defined by flop-sweaty digital media ideas, was particularly flop-sweaty? The idea was this: Yahoo would launch a subscription-based site covering...
10:13, 05/23/2019

Parra lifts Nats to 7-6 win over Mets; Conforto, McNeil hurt Gerardo Parra hit a tiebreaking, two-run homer in the fifth and Sean Doolittle stopped the New York Mets' ninth-inning rally by striking out Keon Broxton with the bases loaded, giving the Washington Nationals a 7-6 win     &...
23:26, 05/16/2019

Mets’ Michael Conforto has concussion after colliding with Robinson Cano WASHINGTON — Another one bites the dust — or Robinson Cano’s shoulder, as it was. Michael Conforto was forced to leave Thursday’s game against the Nationals with a concussion after awkwardly colliding with Cano trying to catch a pop-up do...
23:00, 05/16/2019

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...
03:13, 05/23/2019

Mets' McNeil leaves in 3rd inning with abdominal tightness Mets outfielder Jeff McNeil left Thursday's game against the Washington Nationals in the third inning due to abdominal tightness        ...
21:26, 05/16/2019

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 ...
02:00, 05/25/2019

Could Mets recoup Yoenis Cespedes’ money? Here’s what’s banned in one contract On a characteristically chaotic day — even a win didn’t make it that much better — the Mets did one thing right: They offered few facts and even fewer opinions on Yoenis Cespedes’ shocking injury at his Port St. Lucie, Fla., ranch. Clearly, they were...
02:39, 05/22/2019

Mets vs. Nationals: Eric Fedde will outpitch Zack Wheeler Bold bowl photos of Alex Rodriguez sitting on the can were taken outside a window of his luxury apartment. Seems A-Rod forgot to close the blinds and was blindsided. His lawyers may seek legal action citing privacy laws if they can flush out who capt...
02:39, 05/22/2019

Mets 3B Frazier and Nationals OF Eaton exchange heated words A camera caught New York Mets third baseman Todd Frazier and Washington outfielder Adam Eaton jawing at each other from a distance in a heated exchange between innings before each was led away        ...
07:26, 05/21/2019

Seth Lugo to injured list as Mets’ problems only get worse Things are going from bad to worse in Flushing. The Mets announced that reliever Seth Lugo will go on the 10-day injured list with shoulder tendinitis Monday afternoon. Hector Santiago has been called up from Triple-A Syracuse in his place. Lugo pitc...
23:52, 05/20/2019

Nationals vs. Mets: Taking another shot on Nats, Stephen Strasburg Superhero Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez was depicted taking down a red Republican elephant in her comic book debut last week. AOC, who has a problem with well, everyone including her own party, is now taking on vegetables, suggesting growing cauliflower i...
14:52, 05/23/2019

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....
18:52, 05/22/2019

Mickey Callaway, Brodie Van Wagenen to talk as Mets ax hovers MIAMI — Come get them. Come get the vast majority of this Mets roster and haul it to the nearest garage sale, where it can be peddled for pennies on the dollar. Of immediate consequence, though, is whether Mickey Callaway managed his final game for t...
00:52, 05/20/2019

This wasn’t how Pete Alonso wanted to break Mets record CHICAGO — For Pete’s sake, that is impressive. Needing only 77 games to break a franchise record that had stood for almost 36 years, Pete Alonso keeps churning out homers. Alonso swatted homer No. 27 on Sunday to break Darryl Strawberry’s team rookie...
11:52, 06/24/2019

It feels inevitable Mickey Callaway won’t be Mets’ manager for long The 2019 Mets are more about the culture of Wilpon ownership and a roster forged by Brodie Van Wagenen — first as an agent, now as the general manager — than the managing of Mickey Callaway. But the terms of engagement for this team have been underst...
04:52, 05/19/2019

Lopez, Marlins team on 1-hitter, hand Mets 4th loss in row MIAMI (AP) — Miami starter Pablo Lopez gave up a double on his first pitch, then combined with the Marlins’ bullpen to hold the New York Mets hitless the rest of the way in a 2-0 win Saturday. The Marlins, with the worst record in the majors, b...
01:52, 05/19/2019

Amed Rosario could land in center as Mets search for versatility CHICAGO — Amed Rosario is willing to give another position a try. As the Mets search for further outfield versatility, Rosario recently told Mickey Callaway he is open to helping out in center field if needed, after the manager had broached the...
03:13, 06/24/2019

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 ...
09:00, 06/14/2019

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...
09:52, 06/10/2019

Mets finally stick Robinson Cano on IL after curious wait Robinson Cano is going on the IL after all. The Mets shelved the veteran infielder Sunday with left quad tightness and called up reliever Tim Peterson to replace him on the roster. Cano lasted just a few innings before exiting his first game from a s...
17:52, 06/09/2019

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...
11:00, 06/09/2019

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...
07:39, 06/16/2019

Jason Vargas leaves early as Mets’ problems keep growing It only gets worse for the Mets. Jason Vargas, who was set to be tasked with pitching essentially until he couldn’t anymore a day after the Mets’ 18-inning, bullpen-depleting loss, left the Mets’ game in Milwaukee after four innings...
01:26, 05/06/2019

Zack Wheeler is finally brilliant in Mets’ beat down of Cubs CHICAGO — These are the days the Mets are left to wonder how Zack Wheeler is anything less than an elite pitcher. There is plowing through a talented lineup, and then there is the manner Wheeler dismembered the Cubs on Saturday, as the Mets were turn...
02:39, 06/23/2019

Todd Frazier, Mets power their way past Giants to second straight win Todd Frazier dug into his bag Thursday and pulled out an 8-iron that delivered the perfect approach shot – make that go-ahead home run. The veteran third baseman hit a fly ball against Mark Melancon in the eighth inning that just kept going, igniting...
22:13, 06/06/2019

Alcantara pitches 2-hitter, Miami beats reeling Mets 3-0 MIAMI (AP) — Sandy Alcantara threw a two-hitter in a pitching duel with Noah Syndergaard, and the Miami Marlins beat the reeling New York Mets 3-0 Sunday to complete a three-game sweep. A day after being shut out on just one hit, the Mets lost their ...
23:39, 05/19/2019

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...
04:26, 06/06/2019

Jeurys Familia implodes as Mets’ bullpen nightmare grows Prosperity can be fleeting. For the Mets, it’s often gone in an instant. It usually is when the 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 getting swept...
06:52, 06/15/2019

Ump Hallion leaves Giants-Mets game after hit by foul ball Plate umpire Tom Hallion was forced to leave the game between the San Francisco Giants and New York Mets soon after he was hit in the mask by a foul ball in the fourth inning        ...
03:39, 06/05/2019

Trout’s absurdity, Cy Young surprise and mostly sad Mets take midseason awards Go see Mike Trout play. If you like baseball. If you like sports. Or you just appreciate genius. Trout is having his best year. Don’t just skip over that sentence. This is how Trout’s seven full seasons before this one concluded: second in the MVP, s...
02:39, 06/23/2019

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...
09:52, 06/10/2019

Pete Alonso’s legend is growing in spite of the Mets’ mediocrity SAN DIEGO — Amazing season? No, not in the traditional sense for these Mets. Amazing player, though? As the calendar’s pages turn, so grows Pete Alonso’s legend. The Mets’ torturous losing streak ended at four games Tuesday night at Petco Park becaus...
11:52, 05/08/2019

Jeff McNeil’s super day, bullpen help Mets snap skid CHICAGO — Jeff McSuperman to the rescue. The Mets have been a disappointment on several levels this season, but their second-year super-utility scrapper is among the few players exceeding expectations. Friday afternoon, it was Jeff McNeil with the bi...
09:52, 06/22/2019

Mets’ Wilson Ramos gets surprise pregnancy announcement from wife Mets catcher Wilson Ramos discovered he was was going to have another child in front of a Citi Field crowd during the Mets-Cardinals game on Thursday night. Before Ramos was headed to the on-deck circle his wife, Yely, came down from the stands with ...
05:39, 06/14/2019

Struggling Mets fire pitching coach Dave Eiland CHICAGO – The Mets have found a fall guy in Dave Eiland, firing the longtime pitching coach as well as bullpen coach Chuck Hernandez. The 35-39 Mets will begin a four-game series with the Cubs on Thursday at Wrigley Field. The Mets are replacing Eila...
21:52, 06/20/2019

How the Mets plan to handle tricky Steven Matz injury SAN DIEGO — The Mets appear to have avoided a significant hit to their starting rotation. Steven Matz will miss his scheduled start Wednesday against the Padres, after an examination in New York determined the left-hander has a radial nerve irritatio...
15:26, 05/07/2019

Travis d’Arnaud quickly finds new team after Mets’ ouster Travis d’Arnaud will move across the country for his second chance. The Dodgers signed the former Mets catcher to a one-year deal and optioned rookie infielder Matt Beaty to Triple-A Oklahoma City. D’Arnaud was released by the Mets on Friday. Dodgers...
16:13, 05/06/2019

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...
01:26, 06/21/2019

Meet Phil Regan, the Mets’ new 82-year-old pitching coach The Mets are looking to an old friend to fix their pitching woes. Phil Regan, 82, will take over as the Mets’ interim pitching coach, while Ricky Bones will return as interim bullpen coach, in light of Dave Eiland and Chuck Hernandez receiving ...
02:52, 06/21/2019

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...
02:00, 06/13/2019

Alzolay's strong debut, 6-run 3rd lead Cubs over Mets 7-4 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       ...
06:13, 06/21/2019

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....
02:13, 06/12/2019

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...
23:13, 06/11/2019

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...
00:52, 06/15/2019

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...
09:52, 06/11/2019

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 ....
21:26, 06/03/2019

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 ...
16:26, 05/29/2019

Mets waste Jacob deGrom’s gem as Edwin Diaz blows it again This was more familiar to the Mets and their fans. It was, in fact, very 2018. Jacob deGrom piled up zeroes, received no run support and the bullpen blew the game. The encouraging evening hit a sour note in the ninth inning, when new closer Edwin Dia...
13:00, 05/02/2019

Mets’ bats stay silent in loss as concerns grow MILWAUKEE — April showers have produced May flowers for the Mets lineup. Except most of the flowers are dead. Noah Syndergaard wasn’t in Friday night’s lineup, a problem for sure given that the pitcher has produced exactly half of the Mets’ runs over...
12:00, 05/04/2019

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...
07:26, 06/01/2019

Mets shake up roster after bad injury news for Familia, Nimmo ATLANTA — Shake it up, baby. In what might be the equivalent of giving the Titanic’s anchor a paint job, the Mets made two bullpen moves Tuesday and unveiled plans to rearrange the outfield after learning their Opening Day left fielder would be lost ...
03:13, 06/19/2019

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...
05:13, 06/17/2019

Noah Syndergaard saved Mets from nightmare bullpen scenario The Mets entered Thursday with a bullpen ERA of 5.37 ERA. Only the Orioles and Nationals had a worse mark. With Seth Lugo and Edwin Diaz perhaps unavailable after pitching in Wednesday’s loss to the Reds and Jeurys Familia on the injured list with a ...
06:26, 05/03/2019

Mets 1, Reds 0: ‘One of the Rarest Things in Baseball’: Noah Syndergaard Does It All Syndergaard became the first pitcher in 36 years to hit a home run and throw a complete-game shutout in a 1-0 victory as the Mets beat the Cincinnati Reds....
01:26, 05/03/2019

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 ...
05:52, 06/18/2019

Conforto’s grand slam sends Mets past Dodgers 7-3 LOS ANGELES (AP) — Michael Conforto’s first career grand slam snapped a seventh-inning tie and the New York Mets beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 7-3 Tuesday night. Conforto struck out twice but his five RBIs helped the Mets end a six-game road ski...
09:26, 05/29/2019

Reds’ Jesse Winker opens up on being Mets fans’ most hated Jesse Winker has a unique way of getting back at the Mets fans who have heckled him during the Reds series at Citi Field. “They talk loud — and a lot,” the Reds left fielder said before Thursday’s game in Queens. “I like to talk back.R...
21:13, 05/02/2019

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 ...
10:00, 06/02/2019

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.        ...
18:13, 05/28/2019

Tom Brady’s ‘Tom Terrific’ trademark request appalls Mets fans He may be the GOAT — but Tom Brady is no “Tom Terrific.” That’s at least according to Mets fans, who were appalled to learn the New England Patriots’ quarterback had recently requested to trademark the nickname that was ...
01:26, 06/03/2019

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...
00:13, 05/27/2019

Mets respond big time after brass challenges Mickey Callaway Either Jeff Wilpon and Brodie Van Wagenen’s words provided instant motivation that was lacking or Derek Jeter’s flat-lining Marlins served as the perfect antidote for what ailed the Mets. It’s safe to say the latter — almost certainly the latter. Bef...
08:13, 05/11/2019

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....
06:26, 06/16/2019

Braun's 6th hit of night lifts Brewers past Mets 4-3 in 18 Ryan Braun's career-high sixth hit, a two-run single with one out in the 18th inning, lifted the Milwaukee Brewers to a 4-3 comeback victory over the New York Mets in the longest game in Miller Park history        ...
11:26, 05/05/2019

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...
10:52, 06/19/2019

Mets send another reliever to the IL and bring back familiar face MILWAUKEE — A banged-up Mets bullpen lost another component Saturday when Luis Avilan was placed on the injured list with a sore elbow. Avilan, who walked off the mound in discomfort in Friday’s eighth inning after getting two outs, will return to Ne...
05:39, 05/05/2019

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 ...
02:39, 05/27/2019

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...
04:00, 05/31/2019

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...
13:26, 06/22/2019

Frazier's bunt pushes Mets past Tigers, 6th win in 7 games Todd Frazier delivered a clever push bunt, Zack Wheeler pitched into the eighth inning and the New York Mets kept up their run of comebacks, beating the Detroit Tigers 4-3 for their sixth win in seven games        ...
00:26, 05/27/2019

Mets Say Yoenis Cespedes Suffered "Ankle Fractures" In An Incident On His Ranch Yoenis Cespedes hasn’t played for the Mets since last July, when he returned after months on the DL for exactly one game, homered, and then announced that he needed season-ending heel surgery. The outfielder will now be out for even longer thanks to ...
03:13, 05/21/2019

Mets’ first-round pick Brett Baty shows he has ‘awesome’ power Brett Baty stood near the cage, watching the Mets take batting practice until it was his turn. He got a word of encouragement from Pete Alonso, stepped in the cage and started the show. Donning an uppercut left-handed swing that manager Mickey Callaw...
05:26, 06/16/2019

Good Noah Syndergaard news means Mets may turn to fill-in ATLANTA — Noah Syndergaard’s strained right hamstring was classified as “low-grade” on Monday, leaving the Mets hopeful the right-hander’s absence from the rotation will be limited to one or two starts. In the meantime, manager Mickey Callaway wasn’t...
16:52, 06/18/2019

Mets manager, pitcher snap in ugly clubhouse confrontation with reporter The episode involving Mickey Callaway and Jason Vargas unfolded in the visitors’ clubhouse at Wrigley Field, after the New York Mets lost to the Chicago Cubs....
14:00, 06/24/2019

Watch: Mets' Wilson Ramos learns of wife's pregnancy while on-deck New York Mets catcher Wilson Ramos got some exciting news while on-deck in the fourth inning during a game against the St. Louis Cardinals, when his wife revealed she was pregnant....
02:13, 06/15/2019

Walker Lockett is Mets’ surprising answer for Noah Syndergaard injury ATLANTA — The Mets will bring in new blood in trying to fill Noah Syndergaard’s vacancy in the rotation. To that end, the team plans to call up right-hander Walker Lockett from Triple-A Syracuse to start Thursday night against the Cubs at Wrigley Fie...
18:00, 06/19/2019

Plate ump O’Nora hit by foul ball, exits Cards-Mets game NEW YORK (AP) — Plate umpire Brian O’Nora has left the St. Louis Cardinals-New York Mets game after getting hit in the groin by a foul ball. Matt Carpenter fouled off a pitch from New York starter Noah Syndergaard in the third inning Saturday n...
07:39, 06/16/2019

Mets' Yoenis Cespedes suffers ankle fractures while on his ranch Mets outfielder Yoenis Cespedes, already rehabbing from heel surgery, suffered ankle fractures in a fall on his ranch in Port St. Lucie, Fla.        ...
22:39, 05/20/2019

McNeil's throw saves Mets vs Cards after Syndergaard hurt 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 after starter Noah Syndergaard exited with a strained right hamstring    ...
06:52, 06/16/2019

Mets shuffle leaky bullpen, sign 1st-round draft pick NEW YORK (AP) — Desperate for help in a failing bullpen, the New York Mets have acquired reliever Brooks Pounders from the Cleveland Indians for cash. Pounders, who had been pitching at Triple-A Columbus, was immediately added to the major league ros...
00:39, 06/16/2019

Phillies vs. Mets: Zach Eflin can pull Phils out of ugly tailspin A cramped Cam Newton tried to buy some extra leg room from a first-class passenger on a flight to France. Fig Newton offered $1,500. Passenger declined but Lori Loughlin, riding in coach on the same flight, was sitting in the spacious seat minutes la...
20:26, 06/24/2019

Mets plummet to fourth place in division after ugly loss to Braves ATLANTA — Hey, Miami Marlins, come get them. The number of NL East teams chasing these disappointing Mets shrunk to one Wednesday night, as manager Mickey Callaway’s crew ran itself out of innings on the bases and Steven Matz crumbled against this im...
05:00, 06/20/2019

Mets finally trust Wilson Ramos to catch Jacob deGrom Wilson Ramos’ training wheels have been removed. The veteran catcher was behind the plate Thursday for a second straight Jacob deGrom start. It signifies that Mets officials and deGrom are finally on board with using Ramos to catch the ace right-hand...
13:13, 06/14/2019

Jacob deGrom exits with hip cramp as Mets drop 11-inning crusher PHOENIX — Jacob deGrom rolled into the seventh inning at 66 pitches Saturday night, and the only question seemed to be whether his second career shutout was attainable. But losing the shutout was ultimately the least of the Mets’ problems, as the rig...
12:13, 06/02/2019

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...
23:00, 05/23/2019

Opinion: 50 years ago, the 1969 Mets helped heal a nation in turmoil As the Vietnam War raged, the 1969 New York Mets came along and their underdog story was something everyone in America could get behind.       ...
18:52, 06/15/2019

Locastro's hit in 11th inning sends Arizona past Mets 6-5 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.        ...
10:52, 06/02/2019

Mets’ Pete Alonso has shot at bunch of rookie homer records CHICAGO — Pete Alonso is moving fast toward multiple rookie records. By blasting his 26th homer in Saturday’s first inning, the Mets first baseman tied Darryl Strawberry’s franchise rookie record for homers in a season. Alonso also broke Cody Belling...
17:52, 06/23/2019

Mets add struggling veteran Ervin Santana on minor league deal The Mets gave Ervin Santana a shot Friday afternoon, signing the journeyman to a minor league contract, the team announced. Santana, a 15-year veteran, made three unsuccessful starts for the White Sox this season, posting a 9.45 ERA. Though he made t...
19:26, 05/24/2019

Wilson Ramos working to win back Mets’ Jacob deGrom trust PHOENIX — Wilson Ramos is still trying to make the new marriage work. To that end, the veteran catcher has requested of manager Mickey Callaway that he receive a fair number of starts when Jacob deGrom is scheduled to pitch. The Mets ace will pitch S...
07:26, 06/01/2019

AP source: Mets reach minor league deals with Kemp, Santana A person familiar with the deal says veteran outfielder Matt Kemp and the New York Mets have agreed to a minor league contract        ...
02:39, 05/25/2019

Mets escape game and chaotic week, with real test coming The JV portion of the schedule is done, but the Mets made it fun while it lasted. Behind Zack Wheeler’s deepest start of the season and Adeiny Hechavarria’s three-run homer, the Mets closed out a wild and memorable homestand at Citi Field with a 4-3 ...
22:13, 05/26/2019

Jason Vargas threatens reporter in angry Mets’ clubhouse: ‘Knock you the f–k out’ CHICAGO — Tensions boiled after another blown game for the Mets, for which Mickey Callaway’s bullpen management came into question. Jason Vargas had to be restrained from going after Newsday reporter Tim Healey in the aftermath of the Mets’ 5-3 loss ...
03:13, 06/24/2019

Edwin Diaz latest Mets pitcher to wilt under Dodgers’ power LOS ANGELES — Crushed and mystified. That is how the Mets left Dodger Stadium on Wednesday night after an Edwin Diaz meltdown in the ninth inning allowed the Dodgers to come away with a stunning 9-8 victory, a game the Mets led 8-3 heading into the b...
10:13, 05/30/2019

Michael Conforto’s grand slam propels Mets past Dodgers LOS ANGELES — Michael Conforto’s month has included a concussion and ricocheted ball off the fence that nailed him in the crotch earlier this week. So if the Mets outfielder was going to soon experience another first in his major league career, maybe...
09:39, 05/29/2019

Pete Alonso crushes Mets’ rookie home run record in style Another record down for Pete Alonso. And there are plenty left to be shattered. The Amazin’ first baseman launched his 27th home run of the season to center field in the fourth inning of Sunday’s game against the Chicago Cubs. The 454 ft....
03:13, 06/24/2019

Mets watch other hot-seat manager, Dave Martinez, go absolutely nuts In what seemed improbable at the start of the week, the manager most at risk of losing his job at Citi Field might not be Mickey Callaway after all. Nationals manager Dave Martinez has been feeling the heat of late, and it seemed to boil over on Thur...
23:00, 05/23/2019

Carlos Gomez’s blast vs. Nationals puts Mets in unfamiliar territory Call them the smoke and mirror Mets. Down five projected starters, a few days removed from their manager’s job being believed to be in serious jeopardy, the Mets have put together their first four-game winning streak of the season after beating Max S...
23:00, 05/23/2019

On Baseball: 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....
07:39, 05/21/2019

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....
05:39, 06/06/2019

Yoenis Cespedes’ bizarre mishap could create Mets’ money battle Yoenis Cespedes’ fall from grace turned literal Saturday night, and his future with the Mets may have gone down with it. The Mets’ long-lost outfielder, who has been out since last July after undergoing double-heel surgery, sustained multiple fractur...
14:26, 05/21/2019

Yoenis Cespedes fractures ankle in ‘violent fall’ at his ranch, Mets say Mets General Manager Brodie Van Wagenen announced the news about Cespedes, who has been recovering from heel surgery, and also made a statement of support for embattled Manager Mickey Callaway....
16:00, 05/21/2019

Mets’ pick Jake Mangum was made for them: Chicken ‘sacrifice,’ superstitions They’re the Amazin’ Mets, but also the Superstitious Mets, the club that made rally caps cool, whose fans always blame some curse for its misfortunes. So, Jake Mangum, selected in the fourth-round of last week’s amateur draft out of Mississippi State...
09:52, 06/10/2019

Yankees, Mets fans are reason Subway Series remains a spectacle Sure, we would like these annual intramural skirmishes to mean as much to the players as they used to. We would like it if someone on the Mets or the Yankees could command the spirit of Sal Maglie, who was a one-man wrecking crew for both the Giants ...
09:52, 06/10/2019

Baez hits career homer No. 100 as Cubs rally past Mets On a day for noteworthy home runs, Javier Baez made the 100th of his career one to savor, rallying the Chicago Cubs to a 5-3 victory on Sunday over the visiting New York Mets....
08:52, 06/24/2019

Matz fans 10, Alonso hits 21st HR as Mets beat Rockies 5-3 NEW YORK (AP) — Steven Matz struck out 10, Pete Alonso moved closer to the Mets’ rookie home run record and New York beat the Colorado Rockies 5-3 on Saturday night. Matz (5-4) threw 120 pitches, matching his career high, in six innings. He gav...
06:26, 06/09/2019

Mets’ Canó leaves game hours after coming off injured list NEW YORK (AP) — Mets second baseman Robinson Canó has been pulled from New York’s game against the San Francisco Giants hours after coming off the injured list. New York did not immediately announce a reason for his departure at the start of th...
03:52, 06/06/2019

Mets’ Brodie Van Wagenen takes risk on big-name high school pitcher Brodie Van Wagenen isn’t taking a conservative approach to his first draft with the Mets. The first-year general manager took a big swing to kick off the second day of the MLB draft, selecting highly regarded pitcher Matthew Allan of Seminole High Sc...
11:26, 06/05/2019

Angry Mets fans to trash Tom Brady jerseys at ‘Tom Terrific’ rally Mets fanatics irritated by Tom Brady’s attempt to rip off the nickname of an Amazin’ legend will hold a rally Tuesday at Sojourn restaurant on the Upper East Side, The Post has learned. The insufferable Patriots quarterback, through his company Teb C...
17:52, 06/04/2019

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.        ...
18:39, 06/03/2019

‘Weird swing’ turns Dominic Smith into Mets’ injury concern PHOENIX — Dominic Smith homered with a sore right thumb a day earlier, but the Mets weren’t taking any chances Sunday. The first baseman/outfielder is expected to receive an MRI exam in New York on Monday, after he was scratched from the lineup again...
09:13, 06/03/2019

Baby Yankees-Mets’ brawl breaks out, helpless Tebow tries to stop it Sparks were flying in the mini “Subway Series.” The Baby Yankees and Mets reignited the two franchise’s bitter rivalry Sunday night, engaging in an old fashioned Triple-A brawl that would make both Roger Clemens and Mike Piazza beam...
04:26, 05/27/2019

DeGrom ends 5-start winless streak, Mets beat Marlins 4-1 NEW YORK (AP) — Jacob deGrom ended a five-start winless streak, allowing one run over seven innings to win for the first time since April 3 and lead the New York Mets over the Miami Marlins 4-1 on Saturday night. Pete Alonso and Michael Conforto hit ...
06:39, 05/12/2019

Pete Alonso’s big game-winning HR in ninth helps Mets end skid SAN DIEGO — Pete Alonso had called it a must-win game. Give the Mets rookie credit for taking matters into his own hands. With the Mets desperately needing a jolt, Alonso delivered with a mammoth two-run homer in the ninth inning Tuesday night that s...
09:39, 05/08/2019

Jesse Winker ejected, goes crazy in final act in series as Mets villain An unlikely villain was vanquished in spectacular fashion. Reds outfielder Jesse Winker was ejected in the ninth inning by home-plate ump Marty Foster for arguing an 0-1 pitch that was called a strike, but appeared well outside. “Wow, wow, that...
21:13, 05/02/2019

Marathon of futility: Mets blow lead in 18th to fall to Brewers MILWAUKEE — The Force definitely wasn’t with them. As Star Wars night was unfolding Saturday at Miller Park, the Mets went to the plate and had their lightsabers reduced to rubble in another display of uninspiring baseball. And yet, after five-plus g...
11:39, 05/05/2019

Mets crisis meeting: Wilpon summons Callaway, Van Wagenen for powwow Jeff Wilpon, Brodie Van Wagenen and Mickey Callaway met for 90 minutes Friday, with the Mets’ COO imploring his manager to use anything learned from the free fall of last season to stem the Mets’ current slide, The Post has learned. There was no ulti...
08:13, 05/11/2019

Jacob deGrom makes life a lot easier for Mickey Callaway, Mets When you have your Cy Young winner on the mound at home against the expansion Marlins, when there is an organizationally-mandated urgency for you to wake up and start winning and be the team general manager Brodie Van Wagenen expects you to be, you b...
09:00, 05/12/2019

Chris Paddack takes out award anger on Mets’ Pete Alonso SAN DIEGO — Chris Paddack took his NL Rookie of the Month slight seriously. The Padres brash right-hander fired 7 ²/₃ shutout innings in which he allowed only four hits and struck out 11, lowering his ERA to 1.55 in Monday night’s 4-0 victory o...
21:13, 05/07/2019

Mets Place Jacob deGrom on Injured List With Sore Elbow DeGrom, who struggled in his last two games, was scratched from his scheduled start in St. Louis on Saturday and will undergo an M.R.I. exam in New York....
17:52, 04/28/2019

Mets’ offense stays silent, pitching starts limping as it gets ugly MILWAUKEE — In remembrance of the iconic sitcom set in this city, these are “Unhappy Days” for the Mets. Their season may have jumped the shark Sunday, when starting pitcher Jason Vargas departed with “mild” left hamstring tightness and a makeshift l...
01:26, 05/06/2019

Ron Darling, former Mets great and current broadcaster, diagnosed with thyroid cancer Former New York Mets pitcher and current SNY broadcaster Ron Darling has been diagnosed with thyroid cancer.        ...
21:00, 05/06/2019

For the Mets, Carlos Gomez’s Blast Caps a Fraught Stretch on a High Note Gomez hit a three-run homer in the eighth that gave the Mets a four-game sweep of the Washington Nationals, but two new injuries tempered the positivity....
06:13, 05/24/2019