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Baltimore Orioles Interview Frank Viola for Pitching Coach Position
November 17th, 2016 at 1:08 PM
The offseason is full of coaching changes, and the New York Mets' organization has already seen some activity at the minor league level. Wally Backman, the manager of the Triple-A Las Vegas 51's, left the organization after the year was over in pursuit of a job at the big league...

New York Mets Replace Tim Teufel as Third Base Coach
November 16th, 2016 at 12:07 PM
After the end of the season, New York Mets' manager Terry Collins told reporters that he anticipated no changes to his coaching staff. That statement seemed a bit premature considering that the team as a whole had some issues, particularly due to questionable work from bench coach Dick Scott and...

Darryl Strawberry, Dwight Gooden Have Public Falling Out Over Doc’s No Show to WFAN Event
August 23rd, 2016 at 10:26 AM
***PHOTO1***Two of the most famous members of the 1986 World Series champion New York Mets are Dwight Gooden and Darryl Strawberry. The pair has been forever linked due to their ascendance to the major leagues one year apart, consecutive Rookie of the Year Awards, and the drug use that marred...

Emotional Mike Piazza Inducted into Baseball Hall of Fame
July 24th, 2016 at 3:15 PM
After a wait that would be seemingly endless, former New York Mets' catcher Mike Piazza has been inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame. Piazza, who was elected this year during his fourth appearance on the ballot, officially received his plaque at the Hall of Fame's induction ceremony this afternoon....

Former New York Mets’ Legends Focus of Documentaries Scheduled to Premiere This Week
July 11th, 2016 at 8:29 AM
***PHOTO1***The All Star Break has arrived in Major League Baseball, so the New York Mets are off for the next four days. Aside from possibly seeing Bartolo Colon or Jeurys Familia pitch in the All Star Game tomorrow night, there won't be any game action for Mets' fans to enjoy...