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UPDATED: Fri., July 26, 2019

Mets’ Jeff McNeil hopes HR convinces wife to OK puppy adoption

Mets All-Star Jeff McNeil is driving a ruff bargain ahead of the trade deadline. McNeil is lobbying his wife, Tatiana, to let him adopt one of the puppies brought to …


Former All-Star Matt Kemp released by Mets after stint in minors

Former three-time All-Star outfielder Matt Kemp has been released by the New York Mets. Kemp signed a minor league contract with the Mets on May 24 and played in eight …


UPDATED: Fri., July 12, 2019

Ex-pitcher Dwight Gooden charged with drug possession

Former New York Mets pitcher Dwight Gooden has been charged with drug possession. A criminal complaint says that on June 7 two plastic baggies allegedly containing cocaine were found in …


UPDATED: Tue., July 2, 2019

Mets put Steven Matz in overhauled bullpen, 3 relievers come off IL

Steven Matz is moving to the bullpen for now as the New York Mets again overhaul a major problem area with a flurry of roster moves. The team reinstated veteran …


Fete the Mets: 1969 club honored with parade, keys to NYC

The 1969 World Series champion New York Mets were honored at Citi Field on the 50th anniversary of the franchise’s first title. Fifteen members of the Miracle Mets paraded down …


UPDATED: Fri., June 28, 2019

Mets rookie Pete Alonso to participate in All-Star Home Run Derby

Mets rookie Pete Alonso plans to compete in the Home Run Derby during All-Star week in Cleveland. The power-hitting first baseman says he accepted an invitation from Major League Baseball …


UPDATED: Thu., June 27, 2019

MLB capsules: Jean Segura takes Edwin Diaz deep in 9th as Phillies sweep Mets

Jean Segura hit a three-run, walk-off homer against Edwin Diaz moments after Maikel Franco hit a tying, two-run shot against the closer in the bottom of the ninth inning, and …


Mets name 82-year-old Phil Regan interim pitching coach

The New York Mets have fired pitching coach Dave Eiland and bullpen coach Chuck Hernandez and named Phil Regan interim pitching coach, Ricky Bones interim bullpen coach and Jeremy Accardo …


MLB roundup: Jacob deGrom, Pete Alonso lead Mets past East-leading Braves 10-2

Jacob deGrom took a shutout into the ninth inning, Pete Alonso homered to highlight the first four-hit game of his young career, and the New York Mets routed the first-place …


Mets shuffle leaky bullpen, sign 1st-round draft pick

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, …


UPDATED: Wed., June 5, 2019

Mets’ Robinson Cano says he’ll be cautious with quad coming off IL

The New York Mets have activated All-Star second baseman Robinson Cano from the injured list. Cano was set to bat third for New York against the San Francisco Giants. He’s …


Mets’ Yoenis Cespedes has ankle surgery, expected to miss season

The New York Mets say slugger Yoenis Cespedes is expected to miss the entire season after having ankle surgery. The team announced Monday that the oft-injured outfielder had broken his …


Robinson Cano leaves Mets game with left quadriceps tightness

Mets second baseman Robinson Cano left a game against Washington because of tightness in his left quadriceps. Cano appeared to hurt the leg while running to first base when he …


UPDATED: Wed., May 22, 2019

Early stretch-run mode: Mets to use closer Edwin Diaz in 8th

Switching into stretch-run mode even before Memorial Day, the New York Mets will start using All-Star closer Edwin Diaz more often in the eighth inning. New York began the day …


UPDATED: Wed., May 22, 2019

Orioles get Keon Broxton from Mets for $500K pool allotment

The Orioles bolstered their outfield defense by acquiring Keon Broxton from the New York Mets for $500,000 in 2019-20 international signing bonus pool allotment. Broxton was batting .143 with New …


UPDATED: Fri., May 17, 2019

Mets select contract of OF Carlos Gomez; Michael Conforto on IL

Twelve years later, outfielder Carlos Gomez is back in the New York Mets’ lineup. New York selected Gomez’s contract from Triple-A Syracuse and had him batting sixth and in right …


Tim Tebow struggling in Triple-A; still a work in progress

Former NFL quarterback Tim Tebow has struggled at the plate for the Syracuse Mets of the International League, the top rung of minor league baseball. The former Heisman Trophy winner …


MLB roundup: Noah Syndergaard does it all in Mets’ 1-0 win over Reds

Noah Syndergaard became the first pitcher in 36 years to homer and throw a shutout in a 1-0 victory, lifting the New York Mets over the Cincinnati Reds on Thursday …


UPDATED: Wed., May 1, 2019

Mets put reliever Jeurys Familia on IL with sore shoulder

Struggling setup man Jeurys Familia has been placed on the 10-day injured list by the New York Mets because of a sore right shoulder. One day after Familia coughed up …


UPDATED: Tue., April 30, 2019

Robinson Cano out of Mets’ starting lineup for the 2nd straight day

Robinson Cano was out of the New York Mets’ starting lineup for the second straight day because of a swollen left hand. Cano was hit on the outside of his …


UPDATED: Mon., April 29, 2019

Robinson Cano’s MRI shows no break in hand, but swelling remains

Mets second baseman Robinson Cano likely will miss a few games with a swollen left hand, yet was relieved an MRI was negative. Cano was hit on the outside of …


UPDATED: Fri., April 26, 2019

Mets activate Jacob deGrom from injured list

New York Mets ace Jacob deGrom was activated from the 10-day injured list and was set to start a series opener against the Milwaukee Brewers. The NL Cy Young Award …


Mets’ Jacob Rhame suspended 2 games for pitches near Rhys Hoskins’ head

New York Mets right-hander Jacob Rhame has been suspended for two games for sailing two fastballs over the head of Rhys Hoskins during a tense series with the Phillies. The …



Mets’ Pete Alonso begs to play, hits home run off former SEC nemesis

Mickey Callaway was heading to dinner with his parents in St. Louis on Saturday night when he received a phone call from his rookie first baseman, Pete Alonso. The former …


UPDATED: Sat., April 20, 2019

Mets ace Jacob deGrom plays catch, may not need MRI

Mets ace Jacob deGrom played catch in the outfield of Busch Stadium and may not need an MRI on his elbow after all. The reigning NL Cy Young Award winner …


UPDATED: Fri., April 19, 2019

Mets ace Jacob deGrom going on injured list, getting MRI on elbow

Mets ace Jacob deGrom is being put on the injured list and returning to New York for an MRI on his elbow after the NL Cy Young Award winner reported …




20-cent 7-Eleven tacos fueled Jacob deGrom’s $137M deal with Mets

All it took were some beef-and-cheese taquitos and 10-for-$2 mini-tacos from 7-Eleven to seal NL Cy Young Award winner Jacob deGrom’s $137.5 million deal with the New York Mets. OK, …