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Mets offense comes alive in 10-2 win in Atlanta

Mets offense comes alive in 10-2 win in Atlanta
About two and a half hours prior to first pitch on Tuesday, the Mets gathered into the SunTrust Park visiting clubhouse for a team meeting. Throughout this season, the Mets have held various meetings for various reasons, yet this one seemed weightier than manager Mickey Callaway’s usual pep talks. Less than a day earlier, after the Mets dropped their fourth... more

Mets fall to Cardinals afrer go-ahead dinger in 8th

Mets fall to Cardinals afrer go-ahead dinger in 8th
Paul DeJong doesn’t know what it is, but there’s something about facing the Mets that makes the Cardinals shortstop hit. Entering Sunday, he ranked first in slugging percentage (.788) among all Major Leaguers with 85 plate appearances against the Mets. He left slugging .807 at Citi Field. His eighth-inning, go-ahead home run gave the Cardinals a 4-3 victory and a... more

Robinson Cano on rehab assignment in Syracuse

Robinson Cano on rehab assignment in Syracuse
Robinson Cano is striding his way back to the New York Mets in progressive steps of two innings at a time. It’s not his choice. He claims he’s ready for a full plate of action. But that’s not the plan for his rehab assignment with the Syracuse Mets. So he made his debut with a five-inning stretch on Tuesday, was... more

Yankees-Mets split Tuesday doubleheader in Bronx

Yankees-Mets split Tuesday doubleheader in Bronx
Luke Voit has made no secret of his desire to participate in the upcoming Home Run Derby, offering an enthusiastic, “Hell yeah!” when quizzed on the topic. As those discussions take place behind closed doors, the Yankees slugger added an impressive blast to his audition reel on Tuesday afternoon. Voit crushed a go-ahead three-run homer into the left-field bleachers and... more

Thor brilliant in Mets win over Rockies

Thor brilliant in Mets win over Rockies
When everything is working for Noah Syndergaard, his four-seam fastball is electric. That’s exactly what happened for him Sunday in the Mets’ 6-1 victory over the Rockies at Citi Field. After the game, he credited a mechanical change that helped him be more effective with the pitch. “I trusted my four-seam fastball,” Syndergaard said. “ slight mechanical tweak... more

Vargas goes distance in Mets’ shutout win

Vargas goes distance in Mets’ shutout win
Since mid-April, Jason Vargas has been the most reliable pitcher on the Mets’ staff and has steadied the rotation. Wednesday was no exception. Vargas gave the Mets distance in the game and gave the bullpen a break for the night, as the Mets won 7-0. Vargas scattered five hits and issued only one walk, with eight strikeouts. It was Vargas’... more

Mets drop Sunday series finale to Diamondbacks

Mets drop Sunday series finale to Diamondbacks
The D-backs were all smiles Sunday afternoon following their 7-1 win over the Mets at Chase Field. The win was the second straight for the D-backs, who took two of three against the Mets and hope they have some momentum for a three-game series against the first-place Dodgers that begins Monday. The mood was in stark contrast to how things... more

Mets comeback to win in Arizona on Friday night

Mets comeback to win in Arizona on Friday night
The Mets had only scored three runs in their previous 18 innings and were without their top two relievers heading into the eighth inning on Friday night. So, it may not have seemed like a comeback win was imminent. However, New York rallied for two runs in the eighth, with pinch-hitters J.D. Davis and Carlos Gómez driving in the tying... more

Benches clear in Syracuse Mets game at Yankees AAA squad in Scranton (video)

Benches clear in Syracuse Mets game at Yankees AAA squad in Scranton (video)
The Syracuse Mets and Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders spill out of their dugouts for a confrontation after Mets pitcher Arquimedes Caminero plunked Scranton/Wilkes-Barre’s Breyvic Valera. The previous hitter, Mike Ford, had homered and Syracuse was upset by some of his antics as he rounded the bases. Video courtesy of MiLB.com… Read more about the incident at SNY.tv or from the NY Post. more

Mets drop Monday night series opener to Dodgers, 9-5

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The Cody Bellinger MVP Tour returned to Dodger Stadium on Monday night with the slugging outfielder unleashing his boundless talents and leaving his manager, as well as the opposition, at a loss to explain it. Bellinger homered, threw out one runner at home plate and another at third base to prevent another run, cutting off an eighth-inning comeback as the... more

3 things the Mets learned on the 6-1 homestand

3 things the Mets learned on the 6-1 homestand
Given two-plus weeks to fatten up against some of the Majors’ worst teams, the Mets took a long and winding road back to .500. In winning a 4-3 game over the Tigers on Sunday, New York finished 9-6 over what will likely be its easiest patch of schedule this season: 15 consecutive games against sub-.500 teams. Within that stretch, the... more

Mets pound Washington bullpen for 6 in the 8th to win

Mets pound Washington bullpen for 6 in the 8th to win
Forgotten for much of this season, buried on the Mets’ depth chart, Juan Lagares has been a footnote to the team’s season to date. Perhaps no longer. Pressed into increased playing time due to a spate of outfield injuries, Lagares ripped a go-ahead three-run double in the eighth inning on Wednesday, leading the Mets to a 6-1 win over the... more

Rosario’s hustle, Alonso’s muscle win it for Mets

Rosario’s hustle, Alonso’s muscle win it for Mets
Entering this season, it would not have been outlandish to predict that Pete Alonso might set a Mets rookie record for home runs before the All-Star break. It would have been less believable to think he’d do so with seven weeks until the break. Alonso’s record-breaking 16th home run sailed over the left-field foul pole at Citi Field, tying Tuesday’s... more

Callaway gets vote of support as Mets snap losing skid

Callaway gets vote of support as Mets snap losing skid
  As Mets general manager Brodie Van Wagenen took the podium Monday, most of the highest-ranking members of the Mets’ baseball operations hierarchy — chief operating officer Jeff Wilpon, multiple assistant GMs, and more — filed into the team’s press conference room behind him. Manager Mickey Callaway stood there also, arms crossed, as Van Wagenen gave him the organization’s backing... more
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