Sonny Gray handcuffs Mets for 1st win with Yankees

Sonny Gray hurled six-plus solid innings to pick up his first win in pinstripes and Aroldis Chapman survived a bumpy ninth inning as the Yankees defeated the Mets, 5-4, on Tuesday evening, concluding the Yankee Stadium portion of the Subway Series. Backed by homers from Jacoby Ellsbury and Gary Sanchez, Gray made his first home start since being acquired by... more

Yankees down Mets on late HR in Subway Series opener

Aaron Judge, Aaron Hicks and Gary Sanchez all connected for the 40th home runs of their Major League careers on Monday evening, powering the Yankees to a much-needed 4-2 victory over the Mets in the opening game of this year’s Subway Series. Judge tied the game in the sixth, launching his American League-leading 36th homer off Rafael Montero, and Hicks... more

Granderson’s HR, 3 RBIs lead Mets past Phillies on Sunday

Through the turbulence of mounting losses, multiple trades and near-daily clubhouse turnover, few Mets have provided more stability than Curtis Granderson. Playing out what are likely to be his final weeks with the Mets, Granderson hit a two-run homer Sunday, collected three hits, drove in three runs and scored three himself in a 6-2 win over the Phillies. “He comes... more

Rosario’s 1st big league HR wins it for Mets in Philly

It was Amed Rosario’s first, and he made it count. On the day Mets No. 2 prospect Dominic Smith debuted, it was Rosario, their No. 1 prospect according to MLBPipeline.com, who stole the show. Just minutes after the Phillies climbed back to tie the game in the eighth, Rosario smacked his first career big league homer, a go-ahead shot in... more

Long ball, longhair power Mets in rout of Phillies

Mets center fielder Michael Conforto already looks at home in the cleanup spot. Conforto started in the No. 4 spot for the first time this season in Thursday night’s 10-0 victory over the Phillies at Citizens Bank Park. He worked a two-out walk and scored in the first inning, then hit a three-run home run off the left-field foul pole... more

Flores goes deep, but Montero struggles in loss

The Rangers’ post-All-Star struggles may have hurt their standing amongst contenders, but Texas proved Wednesday that it still has plenty of life. Behind Martin Perez’s resurgent start and Joey Gallo’s continued otherworldliness, the Rangers pounded out a 5-1 win over the Mets to secure a 3-3 road trip through Minnesota and New York. In so doing, the Rangers moved within... more

Mets rally, but fall on bases-loaded walk in 9th

The dramatic walk-off walk Nolan Arenado drew Thursday to give his Rockies a 5-4 victory over the Mets occurred amid postseason implications and in front of 35,276 screaming fans at Coors Field. Yet it took Arenado back to carefree family days. “On the Wiffle ball field with my cousins, for sure, I had a couple walk-off walks,” Arenado said. “They... more

Bruce homers, but Mets fall on walk-off hit

Charlie Blackmon crashed into the center-field wall to rob Asdrubal Cabrera to finish the top of the ninth inning, then scored the winning run on Nolan Arenado’s walk-off single in the bottom of the frame, as the Rockies beat the Mets, 5-4, at Coors Field on Tuesday night and took the lead in the National League Wild Card race. Blackmon... more

Mets to call up phenom Rosario on Tuesday

For weeks, as fans called time and again for Amed Rosario’s debut, Mets officials patiently waited for the non-waiver Trade Deadline to pass. Only once that happened, the Mets knew, would they have a better sense of their late-season roster. Only once that happened would they feel comfortable promoting Rosario. Though the Mets did not ultimately trade Asdrubal Cabrera or... more

Mets drop series finale against Mariners

James Paxton capped a near-perfect month with his franchise-record sixth win in July on Sunday, striking out eight over six shutout innings in the Mariners’ 9-1 win over the Mets. The victory secured a series win for the Mariners, moving them back to .500. “Paxton, what a month. Wow,” Mariners manager Scott Servais said. “6-0 in July and kind of... more

Mets offense can’t back deGrom in loss to Seattle

It’s been a tough year at times for Yovani Gallardo, but the veteran right-hander outdueled Mets ace Jacob deGrom on Saturday as the Mariners evened the Interleague series with a 3-2 victory at Safeco Field. Gallardo picked up his first win since being inserted back into Seattle’s rotation last week as he gave up five hits and one run over... more

Reyes becomes 39th to log 500 stolen bases as Mets top Padres

Even at age 34, a few ticks slower than he once was, Mets shortstop Jose Reyes can still create chaos on the basepaths. Reyes stole his 500th career base on Monday night, moments after legging out an infield hit in the eighth inning of the series opener against the Padres. He later scored on Travis d’Arnaud’s RBI single.┬áRead More Full... more

Conforto homers twice as Mets win opener

Michael Conforto may have limped into the All-Star Game earlier this month, slumping and recovering from a hand injury. Since returning from Miami, however, he has proven that his first career selection was no fluke. Conforto homered twice in the Mets’ 7-5 win over the A’s on Friday at Citi Field, matching his career high with four RBIs in his... more

Reyes’ hustle gives Mets walk-off win vs. Cards

As he waited for Trevor Rosenthal to toe the pitching rubber in the ninth inning Thursday at Citi Field, Jose Reyes darted his eyes toward the right side of the infield. He noticed first baseman Matt Carpenter, on Cardinals manager Mike Matheny’s orders, backing toward the lip of the right-field grass. Reyes told himself if he hit a ball there,... more

Mets score early and often, then fend off Cards

Offensively dormant for most of the second half, Mets outfielder Yoenis Cespedes woke up on Wednesday — and displayed every side of who he is — in a 7-3 win over the Cardinals. Featuring freshly dyed blue hair, Cespedes drove home runs in each of his first two at-bats, helping the Mets jump all over Cardinals starter Mike Leake for... more
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