Category: New York Mets

Mets ready for a fresh start entering Spring Training

Mets ready for a fresh start entering Spring Training

For Noah Syndergaard and so many other Mets who spent the past four months stewing at home, the moment of healing has finally arrived. Those pitchers and catchers who did not report early to Port St. Lucie, Fla., are due in by ... MORE
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Mets eye offense, catching in free agency

Mets eye offense, catching in free agency

The Mets are expected to be without their most valuable offensive player from 2016, as Yoenis Cespedes will opt out of his contract. It does not mean Cespedes is gone forever, but it is a storyline that should dominate Major League Baseball’s ... MORE
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Syndergaard, Mets pelted by plucky Braves

Syndergaard, Mets pelted by plucky Braves

Atlanta knocked Noah Syndergaard out of Monday night’s series opener in the fourth inning, tagging him for five runs in a 7-3 win over the Mets. The loss put New York at risk of losing ground to the Giants and Cardinals, who ... MORE
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Mets make late push, but fall to Braves

Mets make late push, but fall to Braves

The mark of good teams is often beating poor ones. Last year, the Mets fattened up on the Braves, Phillies, Reds, Rockies and others, all of whom finished with losing records. Their renaissance this year dovetailed with the softest portion of their ... MORE
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After lost lead, walk-off dazzler denies Mets

After lost lead, walk-off dazzler denies Mets

Yoenis Cespedes nearly won Wednesday night’s game for the Mets on a walk-off, three-run homer in the ninth, but center fielder Ender Inciarte robbed him with a leaping catch at the wall. The resulting 4-3 win was the sixth in a row ... MORE
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Matz's shoulder sore, will not start Friday for the Mets

Matz’s shoulder sore, will not start Friday for the Mets

Mets pitcher Steven Matz, who is recovering from a left shoulder inpingement, will not start Friday as originally scheduled. General manager Sandy Alderson announced Thursday that Matz experienced shoulder soreness following Wednesday’s bullpen session at Citi Field. Read More ... MORE
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Mets top Phils with rallies, hold top WC spot

Mets top Phils with rallies, hold top WC spot

Mets manager Terry Collins may grumble at the notion of baseball’s expanded rosters in September. But rules are rules, and Collins is doing his best to exploit them, hoping this everyone-plays brand of September baseball will help his club reach October. Read ... MORE
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Mets fall into Wild Card tie after loss to Phils

Mets fall into Wild Card tie after loss to Phils

While Noah Syndergaard spent his Saturday recuperating from a case of strep throat, spot starter Sean Gilmartin allowed five runs to a Phillies club that has shown plenty of life this weekend as they held on for a 10-8 win over the ... MORE
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Mets rout Phils, take NL Wild Card lead

Mets rout Phils, take NL Wild Card lead

Considering the jagged state of their starting rotation, the Mets were set up for trouble heading into a four-game series against the Phillies this weekend. It would not have taken much for their burgeoning playoff hopes to dim before their eyes. Read ... MORE
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On night to reflect, Mets out of sync

On night to reflect, Mets out of sync

Jose Fernandez’s presence was everywhere on Monday night, and collectively, the Marlins fed off the energy. Dee Gordon set the tone with a tearful leadoff homer that tugged at the heartstrings of everyone at Marlins Park. Gordon had four hits and Justin ... MORE
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Mets: Yo, Bruce homer to back Thor in WC hunt

Mets: Yo, Bruce homer to back Thor in WC hunt

It will take weeks, months, even years for the Marlins to recover from the death of Jose Fernandez. In some ways, they never will. But they at least attempted to restore a sense of normalcy on Tuesday night at Marlins Park, where ... MORE
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Loney, Bruce homer as Mets stay atop WC

Loney, Bruce homer as Mets stay atop WC

Days shy of October, Mets manager Terry Collins’ head is swimming with the possibilities of postseason play. There are tiebreakers to consider, play-in games and National League Wild Card scenarios running every which way. There are thoughts of pitchers on short and ... MORE
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Mets clinch home field in Wild Card Game

Mets clinch home field in Wild Card Game

The Mets clinched both their second consecutive postseason and the right to host the NL Wild Card Game this Wednesday at Citi Field. The Cardinals kept the heat on the Giants for the second Wild Card spot, rallying from three down to ... MORE
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5 moments that shaped New York Mets' season

5 moments that shaped New York Mets’ season

Had the Mets missed the postseason in 2016, injuries would have been the culprit. From David Wright to Neil Walker to three-fifths of the pitching staff, the Mets endured countless maladies over the course of the summer. Even relatively healthy players such ... MORE
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Mets' Syndergaard prepared, eager to start Wild Card Game

Mets’ Syndergaard prepared, eager to start Wild Card Game

Entering Wednesday’s National League Wild Card Game against the Giants at Citi Field (8 p.m. ET on ESPN), Syndergaard can now call himself one of the best starting pitchers in baseball, an easy entry on the short list of the game’s top ... MORE
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Mets' reign as NL champs ends with Wild Card loss

Mets’ reign as NL champs ends with Wild Card loss

Conor Gillaspie’s three-run homer off Mets reliever Jeurys Familia in the ninth made a winner of Giants starter Madison Bumgarner, who allowed four hits and struck out six in his third career postseason shutout. Mets starter Noah Syndergaard carried a no-hitter two ... MORE
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With sweep of Twins, Mets atop WC standings

With sweep of Twins, Mets atop WC standings

With each passing day, the Mets’ flirtation with postseason baseball becomes increasingly serious. As the Giants and Cardinals slugged things out amongst themselves this weekend in San Francisco, the Mets quietly took care of their own business at home, capping a three-game ... MORE
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Montero struggles with command as Mets fall to Nationals

Montero struggles with command as Mets fall to Nationals

The New York Mets starting rotation remains fluid with 18 games remaining in the regular season. But it doesn’t appear as though Rafael Montero will be part of it moving forward. Read More ... MORE
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