New York Mets
Apr 14, 2014, 5:43 PM EDT
Veteran reliever Frank Francisco has signed a minor-league contract with the White Sox.
Apr 14, 2014, 11:19 AM EDT
Last season Mets manager Terry Collins was criticized for overusing rookie left-hander Scott Rice, who appeared in 73 of the team’s first 137 games before needing hernia surgery in early September.
Apr 14, 2014, 10:47 AM EDT
Last month Matt Harvey talked the Mets into letting him do his Tommy John elbow surgery rehab in New York rather than at their complex in Florida, so naturally he’s been taking in the local scenery.
Apr 14, 2014, 5:00 AM EDT
The other owners will have to ratify the move at their next meeting, but as of yesterday it’s all but official: the Braves now own the Nationals.
Apr 13, 2014, 9:25 PM EDT
Reds lefty Tony Cingrani is doing something that hasn’t been accomplished in 100 years.
Apr 13, 2014, 12:10 AM EDT
Raul Ibanez joined the 2,000-hit club and also brought the Angels back into the game against the Mets.
Apr 12, 2014, 9:31 AM EDT
Mets outfielder Curtis Granderson was startled after fan reached out into the field of play to touch him during last night’s game against the Angels.
Apr 11, 2014, 12:30 PM EDT
The Braves’ standout shortstop will be sitting down for another night.
Apr 10, 2014, 9:29 PM EDT
Justin Upton hits baseballs for a living. And sometimes they go really far.
Apr 10, 2014, 6:20 PM EDT
Braves shortstop Andrelton Simmons jammed his wrist last night and will sit out tonight’s game.
Apr 10, 2014, 10:15 AM EDT
Last week Mets manager Terry Collins announced that he’d be benching Ike Davis and giving Lucas Duda an opportunity to be the team’s primary first baseman.
Apr 9, 2014, 6:18 AM EDT
A ton of guys had multi-homer games yesterday. Ryan Braun led the pack with his three. I’m sure that won’t bother anyone.
Apr 7, 2014, 6:30 PM EDT
With Bobby Parnell headed for Tommy John surgery, the Mets could be a match for free agent reliever Joel Hanrahan.
Apr 6, 2014, 10:26 PM EDT
The Mets received some unfortunate news about their young closer on Sunday.
Apr 6, 2014, 10:53 AM EDT
Mets left-hander Jon Niese was officially activated from the 15-day disabled list on Saturday night and will make his 2014 regular-season debut in Sunday afternoon’s series finale against the Reds.
Apr 5, 2014, 5:05 PM EDT
After being benched Friday, Ike Davis played hero for the Mets on Saturday afternoon by slugging a walk-off grand slam.
Apr 5, 2014, 4:00 PM EDT
According to a report, the Mets turned down an offer from the Orioles over the winter that would have netted them left-hander Zach Britton.
Apr 5, 2014, 12:00 PM EDT
This hasn’t been the best week for Billy Hamilton. The speedy outfielder is now dealing with a jammed finger.
Apr 4, 2014, 5:20 PM EDT
Mets manager Terry Collins has decided to give Lucas Duda an extended look as the regular first baseman, leaving Ike Davis on the bench, and Andy Martino of the New York Daily News writes that they “still see trading Davis as the likely endgame.”
Apr 4, 2014, 10:47 AM EDT
For now Bobby Parnell is trying the rest-and-rehab route, but the Mets closer told Adam Rubin of ESPN New York that doctors have told him it’s “50-50″ that he’ll eventually require Tommy John surgery to repair a torn elbow ligament.
Apr 4, 2014, 9:12 AM EDT
Good on Boomer Esiason for issuing a sincere and heartfelt apology.
Apr 3, 2014, 6:59 PM EDT
Lucas Duda — not Ike Davis — will get an extended chance at the starting first base job with the Mets.
Apr 3, 2014, 2:14 PM EDT
Red Sox, Yankees, and Dodgers dominate the best-selling jerseys list.
Apr 3, 2014, 11:19 AM EDT
Mets outfielder Chris Young left last night’s game with a strained quadriceps and now he’s headed to the disabled list.
Apr 2, 2014, 4:53 PM EDT
Phillies shortstop Jimmy Rollins is out of the lineup tonight against the Rangers in Texas because he left the team and traveled back home to be with his wife for the birth of their child.
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