Young talent headlines Mets’ projected 2018 lineup

The Mets continue to actively monitor the free agent and trade markets, poised to make at least a few key additions before Spring Training, now merely a month away. High atop the shopping list: a veteran first baseman/outfield type and an everyday second baseman. This means the Opening Day lineup in Flushing could look fairly different than the one projected... more

Mets set up 6 interviews for new manager

The Mets’ managerial search is beginning to take solid shape, with interviews ongoing throughout this week in New York City. According to a source, the Mets plan to interview approximately six candidates in their first round of interviews, which they expect to complete by the end of the week. Among those reportedly on the Mets’ docket are Kevin Long, Alex... more

New York Mets will buy Syracuse Chiefs, bring its Triple-A team to Syracuse

The New York Mets have reached an agreement to buy the Syracuse Chiefs and make the International League baseball team its top minor league affiliate, according to two sources briefed about the deal. Under terms of the agreement, the Mets will acquire ownership of the Triple-A Chiefs from the Community Baseball Club of Central New York Inc., and continue to... more

Collins resigns, set to move to front-office role for Mets

Terry Collins stood in full uniform in the visiting manager’s office at Citizens Bank Park on Sunday, tears welling in his eyes as he reflected on the most difficult moments of his seven years on the job. Collins’ voice caught in his throat as he recalled a time last summer when he said to himself, “I’m not sure I can... more

Taijeron delivers walk-off single for Mets in 9th

Long since out of contention for a postseason berth, the Mets have used September as a proving ground for their younger players. Some, such as Amed Rosario and Dominic Smith, are top prospects, obvious pillars of the future. Others, such as Travis Taijeron, are organizational pieces attempting to demonstrate their worth. Taijeron did a fine job of that Tuesday at... more

Nimmo HRs again, but Mets can’t beat the Nationals

The Nationals and Mets matched up for the final time this season Sunday afternoon at Citi Field, so it was fitting for one final matchup between their respective aces, Max Scherzer from Washington and Jacob deGrom of New York. Scherzer outdueled deGrom to lead the Nationals to a 3-2 victory, which secured home-field advantage for Washington in the National League... more

Mets come up short after Montero struggles

Giancarlo Stanton delivered an awe-inspiring two-run homer in the eighth inning on Wednesday afternoon, but it was the eight strong innings thrown by Jose Urena that set the tone in the Marlins’ 9-2 win over the Mets at Marlins Park. Urena held the Mets in check, allowing two runs on seven hits with no walks and three strikeouts. To seal... more

Gsellman guides Mets past Braves in series finale

Jose Reyes tripled and the Mets took advantage of Julio Teheran’s shaky control as they constructed a two-run first inning and rode Robert Gsellman’s strong start to a 5-1 win over the Braves on Sunday afternoon at SunTrust Park. “We just had a good series and I was glad to see that,” Mets left fielder Brandon Nimmo said. “I was... more

Mets bullpen can’t hold after deGrom’s 10 K outing

Hoping to salvage something from a four-game series at Citi Field, which Reds manager Bryan Price called a “house of horrors” for his team over the years, catcher Tucker Barnhart keyed Cincinnati’s come-from-behind, 10-5 win over the Mets with a career-high five RBIs in the game’s final two innings. “This has been, in the second half, one of our worst... more

Montero limits Reds as Mets win 4th straight

So inconsistent throughout the long summer, the Mets have at least maintained their dominance over the Reds. Rafael Montero continued his second-half renaissance Saturday with five effective innings, and Kevin Plawecki homered to lead the Mets to their fourth straight win, beating Cincinnati, 6-1, at Citi Field. The victory was the Mets’ fourth in six games against the Reds this... more
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