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Daniel Murphy Racks up Four Hits in Rehab Game
June 27th, 2015 at 9:40 AM
The New York Mets are in major need of offensive help. They won their second straight game last night, but only recorded two hits in the process. Daniel Murphy, playing in a rehab game with Port St. Lucie last night, got four hits by himself in that game. Playing eight...

Former Met Darryl Hamilton Dies in Apparent Murder-Suicide
June 22nd, 2015 at 9:19 PM
News broke Monday that former New York Mets outfielder Darryl Hamilton was found dead in his home early Sunday evening, the victim of an apparent murder-suicide also involving 44-year old Monica Jordan; the mother of his 14-month old child. He was only 50 years old. The baby has been taken...

New York Mets Sign Top Two Draft Picks
June 19th, 2015 at 12:14 PM
The New York Mets officially added two promising pieces to their farm system on Thursday. The team agreed to terms with their top two draft picks, high school outfielder Desmond Lindsay and high school starting pitcher Max Wotell. As high schoolers, both players likely won't contribute to the Mets for...

Former New York Mets Co-Owner Nelson Doubleday Dies at 81
June 18th, 2015 at 10:02 AM
Former New York Mets' co-owner Nelson Doubleday died on Wednesday at the age of 81, ESPN New York's Adam Rubin reports. The news was confirmed by the team in a statement, which indicated Doubleday died of pneumonia. Doubleday co-owned the team, along with current owner Fred Wilpon, from 1980 until...

Will David Wright Return at the All-Star Break?
June 16th, 2015 at 10:07 PM
On Monday, New York Mets General Manager Sandy Alderson hinted that injured third baseman David Wright could return much earlier than expected. NJ.com reported that Alderson is looking at the All-Star break as a realistic possibility as the Met captain rehabs a back injury known as lower back stenosis. ***PHOTO1*** Wright, who's...

New York Mets Re-Claim Kirk Nieuwenhuis Off Waivers
June 13th, 2015 at 5:14 PM
There is a saying that sometime absence makes the heart grow fonder. That appears to be the case for the New York Mets with outfielder Kirk Nieuwenhuis. Nieuwenhuis, who the Mets traded to the Los Angeles Angels for cash a few weeks ago, found himself on waivers again after hitting...

Travis D’Arnaud’s Return Delayed by Bone Bruise
May 30th, 2015 at 9:41 AM
The New York Mets were counting on having Travis d'Arnaud back in their lineup at some point during their West Coast road trip next week. That might still happen, but it will likely be delayed. d'Arnaud was pulled from a rehab game with Port St. Lucie after complaining of right...

What’s Happened to the Mets’ Bartolo Colon?
May 21st, 2015 at 9:49 PM
Over his first seven starts of the 2015 season, Bartolo Colon was making a believer of everyone who thought the veteran hurler should be dealt in the offseason. Posting a 6-1 record and a 3.30 ERA, Colon ranked amongst the best in the game and has twice had his chance...

New York Mets Suffer Another Injury as Dilson Herrera Hits Disabled List
May 16th, 2015 at 11:08 AM
The New York Mets have had a lot of injury issues this season. Their offense has suffered the most, as injuries to David Wright and Travis d'Arnaud have crippled the unit. The Mets suffered another offensive hit yesterday. Prior to last night's game with the Milwaukee Brewers, second baseman DIlson...

David Wright Update; Can the Mets Rely on Him Upon Return?
May 15th, 2015 at 2:02 AM
Mets third baseman David Wright has been out of action since April 15 with a strained hamstring and according to reports this week, he has still not resumed baseball activities. Originally expected to be returning this week, Wright received further treatment for his injury on Monday according to Adam Rubin...

New York Mets Get Logan Verrett Back from Texas Rangers
May 4th, 2015 at 6:35 PM
The New York Mets took a calculated risk last winter when they left starting pitcher Logan Verrett off their 40 man roster. With a lot of pitching in the pipeline, the Mets took a chance on letting Verrett be eligible for the Rule V draft. Verrett was chosen there by...

New York Mets Will Skip Someone in Rotation Next Week
April 29th, 2015 at 8:35 AM
The New York Mets went to a six man rotation for the first time this season when Rafael Montero made a spot start last night. Montero was effective in his appearance and was sent right down after the game, allowing the Mets to call up lefty Jack Leathersich for the...

Dillon Gee Cleared Air with Terry Collins in Pre-Game Meeting
April 23rd, 2015 at 9:46 AM
Dillon Gee has been the subject of trade talks since last winter. The New York Mets essentially listened to any offer they could get for him, and Gee played the part of good soldier throughout the process. While it looked as if Gee received a rotation spot for good after...

New York Mets Attendance up Significantly So Far
April 22nd, 2015 at 8:52 AM
If you've been to a game at Citi Field so far this season, you might have noticed the lines for food and the restrooms might be a little longer. The park has also looked much more full on television. The New York Mets have certainly helped the cause by winning...

New York Mets Receive Injury Updates on Several Players
April 20th, 2015 at 5:13 PM
The New York Mets knew they would be without Jerry Blevins and Travis d'Arnaud for a while. After the two players visited the Manhattan Hospital for Special Surgery today, the Mets now have an initial timetable for how long they will be out. They also received the MRI results for...

New York Mets Will Add Kevin Plawecki and Hansel Robles to Roster
April 19th, 2015 at 5:47 PM
With Jerry Blevins and Travis d'Arnaud staring at extended absences, the New York Mets already have chosen the first fill ins. After their win over the Miami Marlins, Mets' General Manager Sandy Alderson spoke to reporters and revealed that Kevin Plawecki and Hansel Robles will be added to the roster...

Vic Black Could Be Back Within a Week
April 19th, 2015 at 7:54 AM
The New York Mets' bullpen, which has already performed well in the early going, may be about to get some reinforcements. Vic Black, who has been sidelined since the middle of spring training with a shoulder issue, is currently out on rehab. ESPN New York's Adam Rubin is reporting that...

New York Mets Planning on Using Six Man Rotation at Least Once
April 18th, 2015 at 8:01 AM
When the New York Mets recalled Danny Muno from the minor leagues, many expected reliever Erik Goeddel to be sent back to the Las Vegas 51's. It came as a bit of a surprise, however, when Rafael Montero was demoted instead. Montero had been working as a middle reliever in...

Matt Harvey Effect Providing Ticket Boost for New York Mets
April 11th, 2015 at 5:43 AM
The New York Mets raised a few eyebrows when they chose not to start Matt Harvey on either Opening Day or the home opener a week later. By slotting Harvey third in the rotation to start the season, it assured Harvey's first home start would be in the team's second...

Lucas Duda Will Get a Day Off in Atlanta
April 10th, 2015 at 8:23 AM
The new lineup for the New York Mets has proven to be successful so far, helping the Mets take two out of three against the Washington Nationals. The lineup will get its first temporary tweak sometime in the next two days. Manager Terry Collins told reporters that Lucas Duda will...