Mets Rumors & News

  • Daniel Murphy’s dramatic homer saves Dillon Gee’s masterpiece

    New York Post "Is there any player in baseball more bipolar than Daniel Murphy? One night he is a goat, with shoddy defense and base running at Yankee Stadium that contribute to an ugly Mets loss. The next night he is clearing the right-field fence in the ninth inning at Marlins Park to bring the Mets back from..." April 28

  • Andrew Miller, Dellin Betances leading an untouchable Yankees bullpen

    New York Daily News "All-Star relievers Mariano Rivera and David Robertson have departed over the past two winters, but the early returns on the Yankees’ revamped bullpen continue to be spectacular. Imported lefty closer Andrew Miller remained perfect with his seventh save in as many chances to complete 4.2..." April 27

  • Mets will use 6-man rotation this week to get extra rest for Harvey

    The Score "Matt Harvey fumed as Terry Collins came out to remove him with two outs in the ninth inning in Saturday's game at Yankee Stadium, his fourth start for the New York Mets since undergoing Tommy John surgery roughly 18 months ago. Though Harvey has looked sublime through the first month of the..." April 27

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    Marc Carig @MarcCarig

    David Wright has progressed to hitting off a tee and throwing. Gonna begin testing his legs soon.

  • Harvey stuffs Yankees as Mets even Subway series

    New York Post "Having placed the pinstriped bodies in the casket, Matt Harvey wanted to drop the top, lower the box into the ground and throw dirt on it. “Just let me have him,’’ Harvey said to Terry Collins when the Mets’ manager arrived on the mound with two outs in the ninth, Chris Young coming to the..." April 26

  • Yanks smash deGrom and Mets

    New York Post "The Mets’ winning streak is gone with “de” wind. Jacob deGrom had been close to untouchable in his previous three starts this season, but on a chilly night in The Bronx, the Yankees took batting practice against the right-hander and ended an 11-game Mets winning streak that had made manager..." April 25

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    Kristie Ackert @Ackert_NYDN

    Noah Syndergaard was spoken to by the organization for engaging a Twitter troll. #mets

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    Anthony DiComo @AnthonyDiComo

    Bobby Parnell experiencing a little forearm soreness during his Tommy John rehab. He'll be shut down for a week. #Mets

  • Unstoppable Mets finish historic homestand with win over Braves

    New York Post "Bring on the Yankees — the ’27 Yankees. In 19 seasons of interleague play, the Mets have never been higher emotionally heading into a Subway Series. One of these days they will lose, but such talk seems fictitious for now. “It’s a lot of fun to be a Met,” Daniel Murphy said after his team..." April 24

  • Mets officially the best team in baseball as win streak hits 10

    New York Post "Now the Mets are in big-boy territory with this winning streak. After six straight seasons of doing almost nothing right, the Mets have entered a bizarro world in which they can do no wrong. Their good fortune continued Wednesday night, when the Mets scored twice in the late innings and beat..." April 23

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    Adam Rubin @AdamRubinESPN

    Left ankle sprain for Matt Harvey, #Mets announce, but will start Saturday vs. Yanks. Anthony Recker bone spur in elbow, but will play thru

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    Adam Rubin @AdamRubinESPN

    Matt Harvey getting a minor foot issue looked at it. Has pitched through it for a month. Will start Saturday, but doctor looking at it.

  • Marlins owner doing ‘manager’ homework on Wally Backman

    New York Post "The Marlins’ visit to Citi Field last week turned into a fact-finding mission of sorts for team owner Jeffrey Loria. According to a baseball source, Loria quizzed people who know Wally Backman on whether the former Mets second baseman would be a good major league manager, with the implication..." April 22

  • Mets win ninth straight, matching epic 1986 start

    New York Post "Life has gone from good to Grandy at Citi Field. The only thing really missing during this wild Mets winning streak and early first-place surge was a few hits from their $60 million right fielder. But Curtis Granderson joined the party Tuesday night and made those hits count. Granderson went..." April 22

  • David Wright is “right on schedule” for early May return

    Hardball Talk "David Wright was given a three-week recovery timetable when the Mets placed him on the disabled list last week with a strained right hamstring and manager Terry Collins said Tuesday that the third baseman is “right on schedule.” Roger Rubin of the New York Daily News reports that Wright has not..." April 22

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    New York Mets @Mets

    Jerry Blevins was also examined at HSS. He has a distal radius fracture of the left arm.

  • Mets win eighth straight, but lose Blevins, d’Arnaud to injuries

    New York Post "So you’re the Mets and you have a six-run lead with Matt Harvey on the mound. That is a scenario you fantasize about. But the dream situation became a nightmare Sunday. Losing two very important pieces, catcher Travis d’Arnaud and lefty relief specialist Jerry Blevins, to fractured bones will..." April 20

  • MLB sets attendance record for first 2 weekends of season

    The Score "Baseball is proving, yet again, that it's not a dying sport. The first chunk of the 2015 season provided concrete evidence that America's pastime is alive and well. Major League Baseball games across the sport's 30 parks drew 1.5 million fans during each of the first two weekends for the..." April 20

  • Collins sticking with Familia in closer's role

    MLB.com "Jeurys Familia has impressed Mets manager Terry Collins enough to remain in the closer's role, at least initially, when Bobby Parnell and Vic Black return from rehab assignments. "If Bobby Parnell and Vic Black show up tomorrow, Jeurys Familia will still close," Collins said. "Again, it's been..." April 20

  • Joe Buck has a truly awful suggestion about how to improve MLB broadcasts

    SI.com "Specifically to baseball, I would make players more accessible. There is no way networks can be able to talk to NASCAR drivers before they stuff themselves into the driver's seat of a race car to go over 200 miles per hour while we are all forbidden to talk to the starting pitcher of that night's..." April 20

  • Mets Travis d'Arnaud has fractured right hand

    Amazin' Avenue "Travis d'Arnaud has a fractured right hand, the Mets announced shortly after he left today's game when he was hit by a pitch on the hand. In the early going, d'Arnaud has been nothing short of excellent, and his presence in the lineup has helped make up for David Wright's absence. With d'Arnaud..." April 19

  • Mets Jerry Blevins has fractured left forearm

    Amazin' Avenue "Shortly after Jerry Blevins left the game after being struck on the left forearm by a line drive, the Mets announced that the relief pitcher's forearm was fractured on the play. That's bad news for the Mets, as Blevins has looked excellent in the early going for them, often pitching in high..." April 19

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    Adam Rubin @AdamRubinESPN

    Terry Collins: Jeurys Familia, based on recent success, will remain closer at least initially when Parnell and Black return.

  • DeGrom monstrous again as Mets hold off Marlins late comeback

    New York Post "Who the hell are these guys, and what have they done with the Mets? Lockdown starting pitching, clutch hitting, crisp play — 12 games into the season the Mets look nothing like the team that has inhabited Citi Field the last several years. Behind Jacob deGrom’s seven innings of shutout ball..." April 19

  • Mets' Alex Torres sports exterior-padded cap, then secures first save

    ESPN New York "New York Mets reliever Alex Torres, the only major leaguer to wear the first MLB-approved padded pitcher's cap last year, on Saturday became the first to receive and wear the new approved version with the padding on the outside, according to the manufacturer. Torres, a lefty, entered Saturday..." April 19

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    Adam Rubin @AdamRubinESPN

    Terry Collins says he plans to rest Michael Cuddyer one game this weekend.

  • Rafael Montero soon to return as starting pitcher

    ESPN.com "Rafael Montero's demotion to the minor leagues will only last 10 days, New York Mets manager Terry Collins said. The Mets plan to briefly stretch Montero out at Triple-A Las Vegas, then bring him back for a spot start on April 28 against the Miami Marlins. The objective is to give the other..." April 18

  • Colon propels Mets to win over Marlins

    New York Post "The scary part is the Mets won’t unveil their big guns until Saturday and Sunday. It’s Jacob deGrom and Matt Harvey in succession for the Mets, and suddenly it seems likely the Marlins will be fortunate to find a win in this four-game series after getting leveled by Bartolo Colon on..." April 18

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    Adam Rubin @AdamRubinESPN

    Danny Muno wearing No. 16

  • Mets demote Rafael Montero to Triple-A

    Hardball Talk "Rafael Montero competed for a spot in the Mets’ rotation during spring training, began the season in their bullpen, and is now heading back to Triple-A. Montero appeared in four games as a reliever, striking out seven of the 22 batters he faced, but the Mets wanted some added infield depth with..." April 17

  • Lucas Duda’s clutch hit propels Mets to fifth straight win

    New York Post "This Dude is turning lefties into leftovers. Lucas Duda’s biggest flaw during his breakout 2014 season was an inability to handle left-handed pitching, but try stopping him now. The slugging Mets first baseman is tormenting all comers, and Thursday night it happened to be Mike Dunn’s..." April 17

  • Mets tied for first after sweeping Phillies

    New York Post "On the day the Mets put David Wright on the disabled list — from general manager Sandy Alderson to manager Terry Collins on down — they claimed they wouldn’t feel sorry for themselves, wouldn’t let a pity party derail their momentum. Then they went out and built on that momentum with a fourth..." April 16

  • New hitting approach paying big dividends for Lucas Duda

    New York Post "In the absence of David Wright, the Mets may have to adopt an all-hands-on-deck mantra to replace the offense provided by their injured captain. Just don’t tell Lucas Duda that. He has designs on carrying the Mets all by himself. On Wednesday night, the Mets’ first baseman continued his..." April 16

  • Mets' Wright lands on DL with hamstring strain; likely to miss 3 weeks of action

    The Score "New York Mets third baseman David Wright was placed on the 15-day disabled list Wednesday after an MRI revealed a mild strain of his right hamstring. The Mets said Wright received a cortisone injection following Wednesday's tests and will be restricted from all activities for at least two..." April 15

  • Mets win Matt Harvey's wild return to Citi, but David Wright hurt in 'weird' game

    New York Daily News "This particular Harvey Day started with fans chanting Matt Harvey’s name before he’d even thrown a pitch. But the lingering image of the Mets’ 6-5 victory Tuesday night over the Phillies was not from Harvey’s return to the Citi Field mound. It came afterward in the Met clubhouse, where David..." April 15

  • Curtis Granderson: Lack of black players in MLB is ‘big problem’

    Larry Brown Sports "Curtis Granderson remains concerned about the lack of black players in professional baseball. The New York Mets outfielder spoke with “HuffPost Live” on Jackie Robinson Day and said the lack of black players in MLB is “definitely a big problem.” “We consider baseball the American pastime,”..." April 15

  • Mets ready to move on without Wright, call up 3B Eric Campbell

    New York Post "Either the Mets were faking it or they are fully prepared to go on without their captain. Rap music blared as the clubhouse doors opened, and while the atmosphere wasn’t boisterous following Tuesday night’s 6-5 win over the Phillies at Citi Field in which David Wright likely was lost for the..." April 15

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    Adam Rubin @AdamRubinESPN

    Mets label it bruise on left hand. X-rays negative for Michael Cuddyer.

  • Jacob deGrom solid as Mets shut out Phillies, 2-0, in home opener

    New York Daily News "Jeurys Familia let out a little roar and David Wright smiled to himself. In the excitement at Citi Field, nobody seemed to notice. A record crowd had jumped to its feet to celebrate Familia finishing off a double-play and it was anticipating the closer getting the final out of the Mets’ 2-0 win..." April 14

  • Baseball’s new metal detectors won’t keep you safe. They’ll just make you miss a few innings.

    Washington Post "Fans attending Major League Baseball games are being greeted in a new way this year: with metal detectors at the ballparks. Touted as a counterterrorism measure, they’re nothing of the sort. They’re pure security theater: They look good without doing anything to make us safer. We’re stuck with..." April 14

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    New York Mets @Mets

    Today's lineup: @cgrand3 RF #DavidWright 3B Duda 1B @mcuddy23 LF Murphy 2B @TdArnaud C @juanlagares2 CF Flores SS @JdeGrom19 P #NYMvsPHI

  • Bartolo Colon’s savvy pitching — and goofy hitting — save the Mets

    New York Post "Laugh all you want, but this was serious business. Bartolo Colon getting a hit is usually just a novelty item, good for chuckles and maybe the blooper reel. But the Mets held Colon’s first hit of the season in higher regard Sunday. It only helped them beat the Braves. “I just remember the..." April 13

  • Noah Syndergaard dealt with forearm issue

    ESPN.com "Top prospect Noah Syndergaard is not due to start for Triple-A Las Vegas until the club's fifth game of the season, on Monday at Sacramento. New York Mets manager Terry Collins said team officials were just being cautious in waiting until the end of the first turn through the Pacific Coast..." April 12

  • Fifth-inning flurry helps Braves beat Mets, stay perfect

    Fox Sports Southwest "Here are some detailed takes from the Braves' 5-3 victory over the New York Mets on Saturday -- Atlanta's third consecutive win by a two-run spread. Oh, and the Braves are now 5-0 on the season. 1. IT'S ALMOST AN INSULT TO CHARACTERIZE THE BRAVES' 5TH-INNING SURGE AS SMALL BALL Three..." April 12

  • Mets' Mejia suspended 80 games for PED use

    MLB.com "Mets closer Jenrry Mejia has received an 80-game suspension without pay after testing positive for Stanozolol, a performance-enhancing substance, Major League Baseball announced Saturday. Mejia, 25, is currently on the disabled list battling right elbow inflammation. He posted a 3.65 ERA last..." April 12

  • Gosselin’s hit lifts Braves to 5-3 win against Mets

    Fox Sports South "The Braves' rich past was on display, from Hank Aaron to Chipper Jones, as franchise luminaries took part in a pregame celebration of 50 years in Atlanta. As for the present, the expectations haven't been quite as joyous as what played on the jumbotron -- but the reality is a different thing..." April 11

  • MLB, union prohibit players from daily fantasy games

    ESPN.com "Major League Baseball and the players' association have agreed to a deal that forbids players from playing in daily fantasy baseball games that involve a prize, but still allows them to endorse these companies. Earlier this week, at the IMG World Congress in California, commissioner Rob Manfred..." April 11

  • Matt Harvey dominant as ever in return against Nationals

    New York Post "Plenty of green space is still available across from the White House if the people want to erect a monument for Matt Harvey. In case there was any wonderment if Harvey’s spring training dominance was a mirage, the Mets ace marked his return to real baseball following Tommy John surgery with a..." April 10

  • Mets Paying Bobby Bonilla Twice as Much as Matt Harvey This Year

    Sportsnaut "Former Major League Baseball player Bobby Bonilla hasn’t played in a professional game since 2001. He’s 52 years old and last stepped on a baseball diamond less than a year after George W. Bush moved into the White House. He’s also set to receive a $1.2 million paycheck from the New York Mets..." April 10

  • How Mets’ strategy of pitching Harvey in 2nd home game is paying off

    New York Post "Matt Harvey’s Citi Field return isn’t scheduled until Tuesday, but the Mets already consider it a success. According to Lou DePaoli, the team’s executive vice president and chief revenue officer, the Mets have already sold upward of 30,000 tickets for Harvey’s first home start since August..." April 10