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MLB Capsules: New York Mets’ Yoenis Cespedes hits three home runs in win over Phillies

Yoenis Cespedes hit three of New York’s seven homers to back Matt Harvey, and the Mets beat the Philadelphia Phillies 14-4 Tuesday night.

UPDATED: Sun., April 9, 2017

Tim Tebow homers twice, strikes out 5 times in 1st series

Tim Tebow has completed his first series with the Columbia Fireflies, the New York Mets Class A affiliate. The former NFL quarterback who won the Heisman Trophy at Florida homered …

Tim Terrific: Tebow homers in first at-bat as Mets minor leaguer

Tim Tebow hit a home run in his first official at-bat as a New York Mets minor leaguer, a charmed start on Thursday night for a popular yet polarizing athlete …

MLB Capsules: Noah Syndergaard dominates and New York Mets shut out Braves

Noah Syndergaard struck out seven over six sharp innings in his first opening day start for New York before leaving with a blister and the New York Mets beat the …

Spring Training Roundup: Mets’ Steven Matz doubtful for opener

New York Mets pitcher Steven Matz has been scratched from his next start because of tenderness in his left elbow, putting his status for opening day in doubt.

Hey, Rookie! Mets’ Tim Tebow takes practice swings on wrong side

Tim Tebow made his first rookie mistake even before stepping into the batter’s box. The New York Mets newcomer walked behind home plate and took his practice swings near Boston’s …

Mets’ David Wright intent on rehab, not retirement

New York Mets third baseman David Wright rejoined his teammates in Port St. Lucie. A sore shoulder had Wright in New York, where he was diagnosed with a shoulder impingement. …

Not right: Mets third baseman David Wright can’t throw for 2 weeks

David Wright and the New York Mets hoped for a healthy start to spring training. No such luck.

Mets’ Tim Tebow hits 9 homers in batting practice

Tim Tebow quickly got into the swing of spring training, hitting nine home runs in batting practice Monday during his first workout with the New York Mets.

MLB notes: Yoenis Cespedes, Mets finalize $110M, 4-year contract

Having finalized a $110 million, four-year contract with the New York Mets, Yoenis Cespedes declared: “God willing, I will finish my career with this team.” Mets general manager Sandy Alderson …

Jeurys Familia arrested on domestic violence charge

Mets closer Jeurys Familia was arrested on a domestic violence charge on Monday, according to the police complaint from the Fort Lee, N.J. municipal court. According to the police complaint, …

Mets OF Granderson wins Roberto Clemente Award

Winning the Roberto Clemente Award meant a lot to Curtis Granderson. Accepting the honor in front of his parents in his hometown made the moment even sweeter for the New …

Madison Bumgarner, Conor Gillaspie lead Giants over Mets in N.L. wild-card game

Madison Bumgarner pitched a four-hitter in his latest postseason gem, Conor Gillaspie hit a three-run homer off Jeurys Familia in the ninth inning, and the San Francisco Giants beat the …

Country hardball in the big city: Madison Bumgarner vs. Noah Syndergaard

Bright lights, big city, ol’ country hardball.

MLB Notes: Mets beat Phillies 5-3 to clinch top N.L. wild card

New York clinched a postseason spot Saturday, beating the Phillies 5-3 to secure the top National League wild card and set off a bubbly celebration that spilled from the visitors’ …

Gordon hits emotional HR and mourning Marlins beat Mets 7-3

Dee Gordon and the Miami Marlins wore their emotions on the sleeves of their No. 16 jerseys. Jose Fernandez would have loved it.

Tim Tebow homers at Mets camp

Tim Tebow says he’s just trying to get better each day in the New York Mets’ instructional league in Port St. Lucie, Florida. After two days, so far, so good. …

MLB Notes: Tim Tebow agrees to $100,000 bonus to sign with Mets

Four years removed from his last regular-season snap as an NFL quarterback, Tim Tebow agreed Thursday to a minor league contract with the Mets that includes a $100,000 signing bonus.

MLB Notes: Pirates place Gerrit Cole on disabled list

The Pittsburgh Pirates have placed ace Gerrit Cole on the 15-day disabled list with right elbow inflammation.

Hall of Famer Mike Piazza has his No. 31 retired by Mets

Mike Piazza glanced high toward his No. 31 that will forever hang over Citi Field and urged New York Mets fans, hoping to find faith in the most trying moments, …

Ken Griffey Jr. and Mike Piazza inducted into Hall of Fame

Two players who began their careers at opposite ends of the spectrum nearly three decades ago ended up in the same place on Sunday – with their names etched on …

Jose Reyes set to rejoin Mets

Jose Reyes is set to rejoin the New York Mets for Tuesday night’s game against the Miami Marlins, in his return to the major leagues following a domestic violence suspension.

MLB notes: Mets sign Jose Reyes to minor league contract

The New York Mets signed shortstop Jose Reyes to a minor league contract on Saturday, creating a reunion with the team’s former star who now must overcome a suspension for …

MLB notes: Cubs’ Maddon intrigued about pitchers in Home Run Derby

Cubs manager Joe Maddon is intrigued about having pitchers, including Chicago ace Jake Arrieta, compete in the All-Star Home Run Derby.

MLB Notes: Mets not happy with Dodgers using lasers for defensive positioning

New York Mets general manager Sandy Alderson said Major League Baseball will handle the team’s concerns about Los Angeles using a laser range-finder to denote defensive positioning in the outfield …

Mets’ Jacob deGrom stays home due to baby’s health complications

The New York Mets placed pitcher Jacob deGrom on the family medical emergency list Saturday because of health complications involving his newborn child.

Catcher Taylor Teagarden suspended 80 games for drug violation

Former major league catcher Taylor Teagarden, among the athletes accused of using performance-enhancing drugs in a December report by Al Jazeera, was suspended for 80 games on Friday by Major …

Baseball notes: Mets’ Matt Harvey remains on track for opener

New York Mets ace Matt Harvey remains on track to start Sunday night’s opener at Kansas City after passing a blood clot in his bladder.

Goose Gossage criticizes Jose Bautista and Yoenis Cespedes

Hall of Famer Goose Gossage has criticized Toronto star Jose Bautista and New York Mets slugger Yoenis Cespedes for the way the pair celebrated home runs during the playoffs last …