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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 …

MLB Notes: Unable to agree on deal, New York Mets renew Jacob deGrom’s contract

The New York Mets renewed All-Star pitcher Jacob deGrom’s contract for $607,000 Friday after the sides could not agree on a deal for the 2016 season. DeGrom, who helped the …

Harvey appears open to considering long-term deal with Mets

Pitcher Matt Harvey appears open to considering a long-term contract with the New York Mets.

Mets pitcher Jenrry Mejia becomes first to draw lifetime drug ban

Mets reliever Jenrry Mejia became the first player to receive a lifetime ban under Major League Baseball’s drug agreement after testing positive for a performance-enhancing substance for the third time.

AP source: Yoenis Cespedes, Mets reach $75 million, 3-year deal

Slugging outfielder Yoenis Cespedes is returning to the New York Mets. How long he stays, he’ll decide.

Veteran pitcher Bartolo Colon agrees to $7.25M deal with Mets

Bartolo Colon had such a good time this year, he decided to stay for a third season with the New York Mets.

MLB executives head home as top hitters remain on the market

Baseball executives headed home from Nashville, Tennessee, on Thursday with top free-agent sluggers still on the market and trade talk percolating that could lead to more swaps in coming weeks.

Kansas City Royals win World Series with 7-2 victory

Christian Colon singled home the tiebreaking run in the 12th inning and those bound-and-determined Royals rallied one more time to beat the New York Mets 7-2 in 12 innings early …

UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 31, 2015

Royals rally on Daniel Murphy’s error, beat Mets, lead Series 3-1

NEW YORK – The Kansas City Royals rallied for three runs in the eighth inning after second baseman Daniel Murphy’s error and startled the New York Mets 5-3 Saturday night …

Noah Syndergaard leads Mets past Royals in Game 3

David Wright homered and drove in four runs, Curtis Granderson also connected and rookie Noah Syndergaard set a nasty tone at the start of a 9-3 victory against the Kansas …

UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 29, 2015

Heat is on: New York Mets need it from Noah Syndergaard in Game 3 at home

A chuckling group of Mets marveled at Noah Syndergaard’s sizzling cheese the day before the Series opener – but now they’ve placed the heat squarely on their rookie starter. With …

Royals ride Johnny Cueto to victory, 2-0 series lead over Mets

Following the final out, after Johnny Cueto completed his two-hitter, several hundred fans remained in Kauffman Stadium, wanting one more look at the Kansas City Royals.

Royals outlast Mets in marathon World Series opener, 5-4

He strode to the plate at 15 minutes past midnight, six innings and a calendar day removed from exiting this ballpark looking like a goat. Eric Hosmer came to the …

Game 2 starters: Johnny Cueto has the better hair, Jacob deGrom has better track record this postseason

Royals right-hander Johnny Cueto already has Mets righty Jacob deGrom beaten in one respect.

New York Mets outfielder Yoenis Cespedes has cortisone injection in shoulder

Mets outfielder Yoenis Cespedes has a cortisone injection in his left shoulder, and the team expects he will be ready for the World Series next week.

Mets sweep Cubs to reach World Series

The New York Mets brushed aside the Chicago Cubs 8-3 on Wednesday night for a National League Championship Series sweep.