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New York Mets Want Jenrry Mejia to Tone Down Celebrations After Saves
September 14th, 2014 at 12:22 PM
***PHOTO1*** Jenrry Mejia is an emotional player, and that emotion has helped him thrive as the New York Mets' closer this season. Mejia has started doing a stomp after he completes saves, a move that has made him popular with fans. Mejia's antics, however, have started to irritate other teams. Manager...

Report: Strong Finish All but Assures Return of Terry Collins in 2015
September 13th, 2014 at 2:19 PM
Just a few weeks ago, the New York Mets appeared to be considering a change in the manager's office. Terry Collins has gotten support from GM Sandy Alderson and the rest of the Mets' front office in the past, but reports had leaked that the Mets had concerns about his...

Mets Shut Down David Wright for Remainder of 2014
September 10th, 2014 at 1:50 AM
The New York Mets announced that captain and third baseman David Wright will be shut down for the remainder of the 2014 season as he looks to recover from shoulder inflammation in preparation for the 2015 MLB season. A press conference took place following Tuesday's 2-0 win over the Colorado...

Mets 101 Minor League Mondays: Ahmed Rosario
September 8th, 2014 at 11:47 PM
Ahmed Rosario has been in the Mets system for just two seasons, but is quickly turning heads in the organization, rapidly moving up the minor league ranks. After spending the majority of the 2014 season with Short-A Brooklyn, the eighteen year old got the call to Single-A Savannah, as part...

Mets 101 Met of the Month, August 2014: Juan Lagares
September 6th, 2014 at 6:39 PM
Mets 101's Met of the Month for August is center fielder Juan Lagares. Lagares hit .268 with two home runs and 14 RBI in August, while putting on a defensive clinic out in center. He edged out Zack Wheeler for the honors, who had maybe his best month of his...

Bobby Parnell on Track to Be Ready for Spring Training
September 3rd, 2014 at 11:45 PM
The New York Mets' bullpen has been a strength of the team for much of this season. The unit is poised to get even stronger next season when Bobby Parnell returns. Parnell was lost for the year on March 31st after an MRI revealed he required Tommy John surgery. Parnell...

New York Mets Place Daniel Murphy on Disabled List
August 29th, 2014 at 3:17 PM
A lingering calf injury has sent New York Mets' second baseman Daniel Murphy to the disabled list. Murphy has not played since the Mets returned home on Tuesday, so the move is retroactive to then. Murphy, the Mets' lone All Star, is hitting .301 on the season with nine home...

Development Project Around Citi Field Finally Moving Forward
August 27th, 2014 at 10:57 AM
The area surrounding Citi Field is an eye sore to say the least. While parks like Baltimore's Camden Yards and Boston's Fenway Park look like they are a part of the city, Citi Field is surrounded by dozens of auto shops that are sitting on top of polluted land. The...

New York Mets Likely to Keep Triple-A Affiliate in Las Vegas for Two More Years
August 25th, 2014 at 2:40 PM
The New York Mets weren't very happy when they initially had to move their Triple-A Affiliate from Buffalo to Las Vegas two years ago. In spite of persistent rumors the Mets wanted to leave Las Vegas at the earliest opportunity, it appears the Mets and the Las Vegas 51's will...

Los Angeles Dodgers Shuffle Rotation Prior to Series with New York Mets
August 22nd, 2014 at 2:14 PM
The New York Mets may have caught a huge break before they even begin their three game series with the Los Angeles Dodgers tonight. The Dodgers pushed back starting pitcher Zack Greinke two days to rest a tender right elbow. Greinke is now lineup to face Jacob deGrom on Saturday...

Jacob DeGrom Eyes Return to Rotation in Los Angeles
August 17th, 2014 at 7:38 PM
Jacob deGrom appears to be on track for a very quick return from the disabled list. After reporting no problems throwing from flat ground yesterday, deGrom threw a 20 pitch bullpen session prior to this afternoon's game with the Chicago Cubs. deGrom threw all fastballs and appears to be all...

Daisuke Matsuzaka and Jacob DeGrom Both Set to Throw Today
August 16th, 2014 at 11:06 AM
The New York Mets have a lot of injured pitchers on the mend, but it looks as if two are very close to returning. Daisuke Matsuzaka and Jacob deGrom are both set to take the next steps in their rehab today, ESPN New York's Adam Rubin reports. Matsuzaka is set...

Report: Terry Collins Likely to Return as New York Mets’ Manager in 2015
August 14th, 2014 at 3:01 PM
New York Mets' manager Terry Collins appears to have saved his job once again. After the dismissal of hitting coach Dan Warthen in May, many baseball pundits and fans figured Collins could follow him out the door if the team's play did not improve. The Mets didn't improve right away,...

Jacob DeGrom Scratched from Next Start with Shoulder Soreness
August 10th, 2014 at 3:45 PM
The New York Mets have scratched starting pitcher Jacob deGrom from his scheduled start on Tuesday night against the Washington Nationals at Citi Field. deGrom will be snt back to New York for an exam on his right shoulder tomorrow, ESPN New York's Adam Rubin reports. deGrom first reported soreness...

David Wright, Other Players to Participate in Fantasy Football League for Charity
August 7th, 2014 at 7:37 PM
David Wright and several of his New York Mets' teammates are offering a unique fantasy football experience to benefit charity. Wright, along with second baseman Daniel Murphy and starting pitchers Dillon Gee, Jonathon Niese, and Matt Harvey will participate in a fantasy football league open to New York Mets' fans....

Matt Harvey Declares First Session Off Mound a Success
August 6th, 2014 at 11:51 AM
Matt Harvey took a very important step forward in his rehab yesterday. Harvey threw 20 pitches off a mound in Port St. Lucie yesterday, and it went very well. Harvey went on to declare the session a success, ESPN New York's Adam Rubin reports. Harvey described his arm by saying...

Jacob DeGrom Named National League Rookie of the Month for July
August 5th, 2014 at 11:42 AM
Jacob deGrom is on an absolutely incredible run, leading some to speculate whether he is making a push for the National League's Rookie of the Year Award. While it is early to speculate on that award with two months left in the season, deGrom is definitely on the radar now....

Matt Harvey Set to Throw Off Mound Next Week
July 31st, 2014 at 11:38 AM
After being slowed down nearly six weeks ago, Matt Harvey's rehab is set to ramp back up again. The New York Mets have indicated that Harvey is set to throw off a mound next week, ESPN New York's Adam Rubin reports. Harvey wanted to throw off a mound back in...

Daisuke Matsuzaka Heads Back to New York for Elbow Exam
July 25th, 2014 at 6:17 PM
Daisuke Matsuzaka has been an unsung hero for the New York Mets this season. Matsuzaka has pitched as both a reliever and a starter and has filled both roles admirably. Matsuzaka was shifted back to the bullpen this week when Jonathon Niese came off the disabled list, and was tattooed by the Milwaukee...

Brandon Nimmo Struggling to Adapt to AA
July 23rd, 2014 at 10:35 PM
When Brandon Nimmo was promoted from Single-A St. Lucie to AA Binghamton nearly one month ago, the former first-round pick was tearing the cover off the ball, batting .322 with 73 hits through the first 62 games of his season. Since, the 21-year old hasn't been able to find that...