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Why the Mets are now a better bet than the Yankees

Not long ago, VSiN discussed potential “reversals of fortune” in betting-market terms for the Mets and Yankees. Since the All-Star break, that’s exactly what’s happened for the Mets, with the Yankees slowing way down into neutral....

Why the Mets are now a better bet than the Yankees

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Yankees live out Mets’ nightmare for once Sometimes, the mouse eats the hawk. So it went Tuesday night at Citi Field, where an announced number of 42,150 ticket holders can someday tell their grandkids about the night the Mets’ bullpen outpit...
11:14, 07/03/2019

MLB Draft: Who’s going No. 1 and where Yankees and Mets may turn The true impact of the MLB Draft won’t be known for years, but the next three days are important. They will shape the future of so many organizations in this day when youth is so prevalent in the game...
15:14, 06/03/2019

Why Yankees know better than to look past struggling Mets Following two flights across the Atlantic in five days that netted two precious victories over the fast-fading Red Sox, the Yankees face the Mets at Citi Field on Tuesday night. While the second porti...
06:56, 07/02/2019

The best Mets, Yankees nicknames for MLB Players’ Weekend MLB Players’ Weekend has returned this season and will take place from Aug. 23-25. While players will be permitted to have nicknames on the backs of their jerseys, they apparently won’t be allow...
01:56, 08/07/2019

Mets certainly aren’t the Yankees in one crucial category KANSAS CITY, Mo. — From the moment the Mets’ lineup was posted, this looked like trouble. This is why the Mets’ ride will be a roller-coaster the rest of the way. They have not shown the ability to ta...
18:14, 08/17/2019

Mets take flier on former Yankees reliever Nick Rumbelow The Mets reached down to the Atlantic League to find some potential help for their bullpen. The team signed Nick Rumbelow off the Sugar Land Skeeters this week and assigned him to Triple-A Syracuse on...
19:14, 08/23/2019

Yankees vs. Mets: Take a risky bet on resurgent Jason Vargas Well it ain’t Cooperstown, but Roger Clemens will be inducted into the Pawtucket Red Sox Hall of Fame. Not expected to show is Barry Bonds — who is expecting “the call” any day now from the Clear/Crea...
20:56, 06/10/2019

Syndergaard, Mets roll with Yankees showdown on deck Series victory over the Rockies? Check. MetroCard to face the Yankees? Check. Respectability for the Mets? TBD. The next two games could serve as a barometer of sorts, with .500-and-above again within...
00:00, 06/10/2019

Yankees get back at Mets to wrap up Subway Series Until next year. They shared a city spotlight for the last two days, but the Mets and Yankees probably won’t be mentioned in the same sentence again this season. The best the underwhelming Mets can sa...
06:42, 07/04/2019

Mets-Yankees’ Subway Series opener rained out The Subway Series will launch with a doubleheader, albeit not of the funky two-stadium variety, on Tuesday. It’ll be a day-night twin bill at Yankee Stadium, with Game 1 set for 1:05 and Game 2 at 7:0...
02:56, 06/11/2019

Mets rally in 8th again, beat Yankees 4-2 in Subway Series Michael Conforto busted out of his slump in a big way, hitting a two-run double that snapped an eighth-inning tie and lifted the New York Mets over the Yankees 4-2 in their Subway Series opener at Cit...
09:14, 07/03/2019

Mets get revenge on Yankees in forgettable Subway Series After trading blows Tuesday in the Subway Series split doubleheader by each taking a game in The Bronx, the Yankees ended the day in a tie with the Rays for first place in the AL East, but the Mets we...
11:28, 06/12/2019

Jim Duquette on Mets and Yankees trade deadline surprises SiriusXM analyst Jim Duquette, a former Mets GM, talked with The Post’s Justin Terranova about the Yankees’ quiet deadline, the Mets’ bold move and getting a trade done at the wire. Q: When all the sm...
21:14, 08/01/2019

Tom Verducci on who Yankees should target and mistake Mets can’t make MLB Network reporter/analyst Tom Verducci talks with The Post’s Justin Terranova about Yankees pitching options, the Mets’ plans and trade-deadline surprises. Q: Would it be shocking if the Yankees ha...
08:00, 07/26/2019

Mets, Yankees may need to finally overcome their trade fear June was defining in New York baseball. The Yankees posted the best record in the AL to surge to the overall best record in the AL. The Mets produced the worst record in the NL to fall 11 under .500 a...
01:14, 07/03/2019

Mets and Yankees’ rain-delay ripoffs couldn’t be more different It’s the normalization of the preposterous. Who would you prefer to be ripped off by, the Yankees or the Mets? I’d take the Yanks. They’re more blunt, take-a-hike direct. The Yanks don’t pretend they’...
21:56, 05/04/2019

David Ortiz shooting scares Yankees and Mets: ‘Why my mom’ won’t let me go back Zack Britton’s mother is from the Dominican Republic and he still has family there, but the Yankees left-hander said Monday he hadn’t returned to the country “in an extremely long time” and the shooti...
02:56, 06/11/2019

Michael Conforto’s clutch hit propels Mets past Yankees Michael Conforto went from crushing the Mets to roasting the Yankees in the span of a few innings Tuesday. That’s a Subway Series night. In the midst of an 0-for game in which he had hit into two doub...
11:14, 07/03/2019

Yankees, Mets may face reversal of fortunes on wagering front With the All-Star break in the rearview mirror, are the Yankees and Mets poised to experience reversals of fortune for bettors trying to make a fortune at sportsbooks? Give it some serious thought. Be...
21:14, 07/12/2019

Yankees demolish Mets in familiar Subway Series theme The Yankees were coming off an ugly road trip, while the Mets finished their recent homestand by winning four of five. Then the two teams met in The Bronx on Tuesday afternoon and the usual happened: ...
02:42, 06/12/2019

Yankees Top Mets in Error-Riddled Opener to Subway Series There were several miscues on both sides in the first game of a doubleheader, but the big bats of several replacement Yankees made all the difference....
03:42, 06/12/2019

Subway Series matchups: Yankees dominate, but Mets own key edge When the Mets and Yankees face off in The Bronx on Monday for the first time this season, it figures to be a familiar sight, with the Yankees vying for playoff position and the Mets looking to find th...
08:28, 06/10/2019

LeMahieu, Lowrie signings symbolize Yankees and Mets’ 2019 Five years in age and $4 million separated DJ LeMahieu and Jed Lowrie. The younger LeMahieu got more money to come to The Bronx. The elder Lowrie has yet to earn any of his. The two free-agent infield...
08:28, 06/10/2019

Mets-Yankees game postponed by rain; split DH on Tuesday NEW YORK (AP) — The scheduled Subway Series opener between the New York Mets and New York Yankees has been postponed because of rain. The game was called Monday night about 30 minutes before it was su...
03:42, 06/11/2019

Tim Tebow gets in the middle of skirmish between Mets, Yankees Triple-A teams New York's baseball rivalry trickled down to Class AAA over weekend, with the Syracuse Mets and Scranton RailRiders having multiple incidents.        ...
04:28, 05/29/2019

Yankees, Mets fans are reason Subway Series remains a spectacle Sure, we would like these annual intramural skirmishes to mean as much to the players as they used to. We would like it if someone on the Mets or the Yankees could command the spirit of Sal Maglie, wh...
08:28, 06/10/2019

Baby Yankees-Mets’ brawl breaks out, helpless Tebow tries to stop it Sparks were flying in the mini “Subway Series.” The Baby Yankees and Mets reignited the two franchise’s bitter rivalry Sunday night, engaging in an old fashioned Triple-A brawl that ...
05:28, 05/27/2019

David Cone on perfect game hangover, Yankees’ wish list, Mets GM’s tirade Former Yankees and Mets pitcher and current Yankees TV analyst David Cone throws some curverballs to Post columnist Steve Serby in a Q&A sessions days before the 20th anniversary of his perfect game. ...
04:00, 07/14/2019

Ex-Mets, Yankees pitcher Dwight Gooden arrested for second time in six weeks, says he'll enter rehab Former New York Mets and New York Yankees pitcher Dwight "Doc" Gooden was arrested in New Jersey Monday and accused of driving while intoxicated -- the second time in six weeks the former Cy Young win...
04:14, 07/24/2019

New York Yankees' record home run streak ends in loss to New York Mets in Subway Series The New York Yankees did not hit a home run in its loss to the New York Mets, ending the MLB-record string of consecutive games with a homer at 31.       ...
07:28, 07/03/2019

Mets Extend Olive Branch To Fans By Limiting Their Ability To Watch The Mets The Mets are a revolving door of controversy and incompetence, as the most recent New York team to win a pennant(!) has spent the past month (or two, or three...) plagued by internal anger, poor play,...
03:56, 07/24/2019

Mets flub 'Miracle Mets' celebration, declaring 2 players dead when they're still alive They are the New York Mets after all. During the pre-game ceremony Saturday marking the 50th anniversary of the 1969 Miracle Mets, two members of that celebrated team were listed as dead in a "we reme...
23:42, 06/30/2019

Marlins 3, Mets 0: Mets Lose Fifth in Row, and Robinson Cano Joins Manager on Hot Seat Mickey Callaway, whose job security may have become more tenuous, defended Cano, who failed to run out a grounder for the second time in three games against the Marlins....
23:42, 05/19/2019

Reds 1, Mets 0: Jacob deGrom Returns to 2018 Form. So Does the Mets’ Offense. After three straight losses, deGrom looked like himself throwing seven shutout innings. The Mets lost when Edwin Diaz allowed a solo homer in the top of the ninth inning....
06:28, 05/02/2019

Mets Ninth-Inning Bullpen Implosion Special Even By Mets Standards My God, the Mets. Phew. The hell they entered Tuesday night is a special, Mets-only hell. There are excruciating losses, and then there’s watching in horror as a sure-fire victory leaps out of the bag...
18:42, 09/04/2019

Phillies 14, Mets 3: An Inning to Forget: Steven Matz of the Mets Allows 8 Runs and Records No Outs Matz established a new nadir for the struggles of Mets starting pitchers, exiting with his team down by 8-0. The Phillies made it 10-0 by the end of the first before winning 14-3....
18:56, 04/28/2019

The Mets Bullpen Completes A Remarkable Phillies Sweep Of The Mets Stop me if you’ve heard this one before: The New York Mets lost in deeply dispiriting fashion Thursday, to finish off a gruesome series and drop eight games below .500. Things are getting pretty grim ...
04:28, 06/28/2019

Mets 4, Reds 3 | 10 innings: Mets Blow Lead in Ninth but Pete Alonso Wins Game in Tenth The rookie first baseman hit a sacrifice fly that was the difference in a win over Cincinnati in which Jeurys Familia failed to secure a six-out save....
00:00, 05/09/2019

Do Not Let The Barrage Of Mets Failures Distract You From This Mets Failure When the Mets manage to make the covers of all three New York City–area tabloids, as they did on Tuesday morning, it is seldom because they’ve done something good. Some of that is because of how New Y...
00:14, 05/23/2019

Yankees 9, Royals 2: In Yankees’ Win, Bad News: Aaron Judge Leaves With an Oblique Injury The right fielder left the game after appearing to injure himself on a swing in the sixth inning. The Yankees hit four home runs in support of pitcher Masahiro Tanaka....
18:56, 04/28/2019

Yankees 7, Rays 1: The Yankees (and a Power Failure) Turn the Lights Out at Tropicana Field A delay resulted in a single at-bat taking 45 minutes. But when play resumed, the Yankees got right back to business with a solo homer that helped seal the win....
06:00, 05/13/2019

Yankees 8, Red Sox 0: James Paxton Gives Yankees a Much-Needed Jolt Against the Red Sox Paxton limited the Sox to two hits over eight innings and recorded 12 strikeouts, while the Yankees lineup feasted on Boston’s struggling ace, Chris Sale....
18:56, 04/28/2019

Yankees vs. Red Sox: Vegas bullish on Yankees beating out Boston Do sharps believe that the New York Yankees can drive a dagger into the Boston Red Sox’s hopes to win the American League East this weekend? Frankly, betting markets were bullish on the Bronx Bombers ...
20:14, 05/31/2019

Mets 5, Brewers 2: Mets Bid Travis d’Arnaud Adieu, Then Beat Brewers D’Arnaud had struggled since returning to the majors less than a year since undergoing Tommy John surgery. The Mets’ win wasn’t without worry: Robinson Cano was hit by a pitch on his hand....
04:28, 04/29/2019

Rays 2, Yankees 1 | 11 innings: Rays, Behind Bat and Arm of Austin Meadows, Retake East Lead From Yankees Meadows, who threw out a runner at the plate in the sixth, hit the winning homer in the 11th. Masahiro Tanaka pitched six scoreless innings for the Yankees but left after a ball hit his shin....
02:14, 05/19/2019

Twins 7, Yankees 3: Miguel Andujar Returns With Hit and Two Errors as Yankees Lose to Twins Jake Odorizzi gave up two hits in six shutout innings for his fourth straight winning start for Minnesota, which had lost nine in a row at Yankee Stadium....
23:56, 05/04/2019

Yankees 13, Rays 5: Yankees Beat Rays With a Taste of Their Own Medicine With James Paxton injured, the Yankees employed a so-called opener to start the game. The strategy paid off thanks to a seven-run explosion in the sixth inning....
01:56, 05/20/2019

Mariners 10, Yankees 1: A Rookie Mariners Pitcher Stifles the Yankees Manager Aaron Boone said he would look into images that TV cameras captured of a dark substance smudged under the brim of the cap worn by Mariners starter Yusei Kikuchi....
07:28, 05/09/2019

Royals 6, Yankees 1: After Scorching the Red Sox, the Yankees Wilt Against the Royals Domingo German had a decent start, and he and four Yankees relievers combined for 14 strikeouts. But he allowed two homers, while the Yankees’ offense managed only four hits....
18:56, 04/28/2019

Mets probably don’t have another run in them The ball exploded off Victor Caratini’s bat in the seventh inning, the same way it had about 90 minutes earlier, and there went the ballgame — and quite possibly the Mets’ season — sailing into Citi F...
14:42, 08/30/2019

Maybe the Mets really are cursed For years, I have tried to lecture my friends who are Mets fans that there are no such thing as jinxes, hexes, poxes or curses, not when it comes to sports, not when it comes to baseball, not when it ...
04:14, 05/21/2019

Who's Running The Mets? Early Monday evening, the Knicks briefly wrested back the crown for the New York metropolitan area’s largest tire fire. Briefly. Because only a little later Monday evening, the Mets were in the news a...
22:14, 06/25/2019

One ‘tough hop,’ and it was all over the Mets PHILADELPHIA — For a second, it looked like Seth Lugo had done just enough to escape the seventh inning while hanging onto the lead. But Tomas Nido could not do the same for Lugo’s curveball in the di...
10:56, 06/27/2019

What 1969 Mets are up to now This is part of a series honoring the 50th anniversary of the 1969 Miracle Mets. Here’s a look at where they are now: Gil Hodges Manager After managing two more seasons with the Mets after the m...
06:00, 06/28/2019

The Mets bullpen could soon look very different No bullpen in baseball has looked worse than the Mets’ over the past month. At least it could soon look different. Jeurys Familia took the mound Friday night for the first time since being placed on t...
02:00, 06/30/2019

Mets are in a race and all that comes with it Here is the difference between an afternoon of fun and an afternoon of fury: A simple flick of the wrists, a baseball colliding with the beefy part of a bat, then soaring off toward the distant M&M’s ...
09:56, 09/13/2019

Don’t look now, Mets have a new best pitcher LOS ANGELES — Steven Matz has come of age. Cody Bellinger did more damage to the Mets Tuesday night, but this time Matz, who turns 28 on Wednesday, did not allow that big blow to ruin his or the Mets’...
11:14, 05/29/2019

The Mets at Midseason: Can They Dig Their Way Out? It was a trying first half in Queens — with a few bright spots. Manager Mickey Callaway has continued to express optimism, but his club has plenty of questions to answer....
10:56, 07/12/2019

Mets managed to get it done, but it’s never easy PHOENIX — The Mets can’t hang with the Dodgers, but they can beat the mediocre teams and that is a start. Nothing comes easy for this team. After losing three of four in Los Angeles, the Mets blew a t...
11:00, 06/01/2019

Suddenly the best Mets are the anonymous ones It was an inning that showed you exactly where the Mets are at these days and why, when they should be concerned about their immediate future, they’re heading to Los Angeles bursting with new-found co...
01:14, 05/27/2019

Mets somehow are a winning team again Mickey Callaway manages a winner. Roughly three hours after Jacob deGrom helped the Mets complete a nearly 10-week climb to .500, the suddenly surging franchise officially became a winning team for th...
07:28, 08/06/2019

Mets problems go far beyond the media Jason Vargas of the Mets is scheduled to take the mound Wednesday for his first start since Sunday’s media melee. Much of the fallout has focused on whether or not the team will rally from its short-t...
22:42, 06/26/2019

Mets’ new reality is sadly here This was, in its way, as bad a harbinger of what’s to come for the Mets as anything else. There was no drama this time, no tragic plot twist tinged with a little sitcom. There never was a lead to blow...
06:42, 07/04/2019

Second chance was as bad as the first for Mets’ closer Less than 24 hours later, it didn’t get any better for Edwin Diaz. After blowing a two-run lead in the top of the ninth inning Thursday night in a game that was subsequently suspended, the Mets’ close...
18:28, 06/15/2019

Mets to Tom Brady: There’s only one ‘Tom Terrific’ The Mets have officially weighed in on the Tom Terrific debate. Unsurprisingly, they’re on Seaver’s side, tweeting at the US Patent and Trademark Office to get their side of the story out....
19:56, 06/03/2019

The other monster ruining these Mets PHILADELPHIA — Every day, the other players on the roster try to do something to make you feel good about the Mets, to make the Mets feel good about each other, to try and hold off the growing sense o...
09:56, 06/26/2019

The sad Mets reality that keeps getting worse MILWAUKEE — Such is life with the Mets nowadays — most days? — that they can’t even win the battles they lose. And now their greatest weakness, their pitching depth, appears poised to face its biggest...
10:56, 05/06/2019

Jay Bruce feels bad for the Mets PHILADELPHIA — Jay Bruce plays for the Phillies, but that doesn’t mean he wants his former team within the NL East to suffer. The veteran outfielder indicated Tuesday he’s empathetic toward the Mets, ...
09:56, 06/26/2019

Desperate Mets have only one option now The Nationals are once again locked in a deep funk, a franchise built on three big starters going nowhere fast. Sounds familiar, doesn’t it Mets? Only the names have changed. Instead of Max Scherzer, ...
07:42, 05/14/2019

Mets must be more than Pete Alonso, or it’s over The crowd stood and rocked Citi Field, the theme to “The Natural” mixing in to create a soundtrack of hope, appreciation, euphoria. Pete Alonso had turned the first pitch of the bottom of the fourth —...
12:42, 08/28/2019

This is Mets dysfunction at its worst CHICAGO — The wheels came off for Mickey Callaway and the Mets Sunday at Wrigley Field in so many ways. First, the beleaguered manager stuck with reliever Seth Lugo for much too long. Lugo’s 42nd pitc...
13:42, 06/24/2019

An Amazin’ Month for the Mets It seems like yesterday the Mets were deader than dead. Suddenly, they are the talk of baseball — even more so than that other pretty good team that plays in the Bronx....
23:42, 08/12/2019

Terry Collins gets another job with the Mets Terry Collins is returning to the Mets’ organization, The Post’s Joel Sherman reported. Collins will be coming back as a senior adviser for player personnel. The 70-year-old Collins led the Mets to th...
12:14, 09/12/2019

No Thor, no Wheeler, no Mets Here we go again. At last year’s trade deadline, I authored a post “No deGrom, No Thor, No Mets”.  During the current trade deadline, we hear about how the Yankees are interested onc...
01:56, 07/27/2019

Mets’ bullpen did everything it could to blow it again The closest thing the Mets have had to a reliable bullpen option these last few weeks nearly became their downfall. And, for the second game in three, so did Edwin Diaz. But somehow, some way, Seth Lu...
14:14, 06/16/2019

Why the Mets are banning backpacks The New York Mets are banning backpacks from Citi Field starting May 20. The team said Friday the move is to enhance safety. Fans still can bring purses, tote, drawstring and messenger bags, and soft-...
01:42, 05/11/2019

Marlins Keep the Mets Reeling Miami’s Caleb Smith (5-4) pitched six innings, allowing two unearned runs and three hits. He struck out six and worked around a season-high five walks....
05:42, 07/13/2019

Mets won’t be able to get away with spackling over problems Just enough spackle can create a beautiful illusion. Too much spackle, though? Eventually, those cracks prevail. So told the tale of your Mets, whose four-game winning streak came to a jarring end Fri...
15:00, 05/25/2019

Spring All-Mets 2019 As it has on other social issues in the past, college sports’ governing body should stop staging championships in states with restrictive abortion laws....
22:42, 06/11/2019

In-depth look at just how bad the Mets’ bullpen has been The Mets imploded in the ninth inning on Thursday in Philadelphia, and its something fans have become used to this season. The not-so-Amazins have blown a major league worst 20 saves this year — and t...
05:00, 06/28/2019

Consider The Possibility That The Mets Will Never Lose Again On Thursday, July 25, the Mets beat the San Diego Padres 4-0 at home behind Jacob deGrom, which improved their record to 47-55 on the season. Since then, the Mets have lost once and won 10 times. It i...
07:00, 08/07/2019

The one pitcher the Mets should look to deal CHICAGO — Well, after this display Tuesday night at Guaranteed Rate Field (worst ballpark name ever), you know what the scouts on site will report back to their respective central commands: Go get Noa...
12:28, 07/31/2019

The Mets have to stop fooling themselves There are three tiers in the National League. The Dodgers are alone at the top, the Marlins at the bottom. Then there are 13 teams in between. Play the season 100 times and all 13 make the playoffs on...
01:00, 07/23/2019

Mets vs. Indians: Syndergaard will keep this one Under The Cleveland Indians and New York Mets are two of just four teams in the majors that entered Wednesday with at least 24 wins since the All-Star break, and they battle at Citi Field on Thursday with a...
21:14, 08/22/2019

Jacob deGrom has never seen Mets help like this before You know that baseball cliché about seeing something for the first time just about every time you come to the ballpark? Thursday in Queens, cliché was reality. Because for the first time in Jacob deGr...
08:00, 07/26/2019

Monster Mets win comes with some bad news PITTSBURGH — Robinson Cano finally got hot — and then he got hurt. So on a day the Mets destroyed the Pirates 13-2 at PNC Park to continue their recent torrid play, there was Cano leaving the game wit...
03:00, 08/05/2019

We’re about to find out the truth about these Mets There comes a time during every season when a team has to stand its ground and prove whether it’s building something special or playing out another regular season that won’t lead to the playoffs. The ...
11:00, 06/08/2019

Mets must be careful, or this season will get away from them WASHINGTON — Despite appearances, the Mets actually have been quite fortunate so far. They have yet to play an extended stretch of inspired ball, have spent most of the past two weeks under .500, yet ...
08:28, 05/17/2019

The Mets' Plague Doctors Are At It Again The latest string of updates about the quad injury that’s hounding Mets second baseman Robinson Cano are so familiar that it’s hard to absorb them without feeling intense déjà vu. Let me assure you th...
21:14, 06/09/2019

What it was like to be cursed out and threatened by Mets He really was just indicating that he would see Mickey Callaway on Monday. Newsday reporter Tim Healey gave his perspective of the Mets’ clubhouse fiasco that saw manager Mickey Callaway curse him out...
18:56, 06/24/2019

Mets now need Robinson Cano more than ever WASHINGTON — On his final batting practice swing Tuesday night Robinson Cano lifted a high fly to dead center field at Nationals Park that nearly hit the “W’’ about 430 feet from home plate. His first...
07:28, 09/04/2019

The Mets are playing with dubious magic It isn’t the best policy to fire folks on the fly once a season is under way. It is, in truth, an indictment that no matter how carefully planned a season might be, how meticulously blueprinted ...
04:42, 06/23/2019

Mets not giving up on seeing Jed Lowrie this season Just as the Mets’ thrilling second half run has turned into a potential season-crushing swoon, Jed Lowrie is progressing toward a possible debut. Sounds about right for the injury-prone veteran infiel...
14:42, 08/30/2019

Prepare the 2019 Mets’ eulogy The people told you all you needed to know. There were 37,054 of them at Citi Field on a mostly sunny Sunday, less than a week shy of summer, and they were trying their best to honor the calendar. Thi...
02:28, 06/17/2019

Mets’ Zack Wheeler has gotten hot at just the right time The pendulum keeps swinging back and forth for Zack Wheeler. A few good starts, a few bad ones. A good month, a bad month. The enigmatic right-hander is as easy to predict as the weather. Fortunately ...
18:14, 09/11/2019

Mets stun Doolittle, Nationals in 8th for 6-1 win NEW YORK (AP) — Juan Lagares hit a go-ahead, three-run double off Washington closer Sean Doolittle, Rajai Davis capped the six-run eighth inning with a three-run homer in his first at-bat for the Mets...
04:56, 05/23/2019

The Mets have to cave to Noah Syndergaard for now The talented, tall, blonde right-hander hated pitching to the offense-first catcher. The numbers backed up his contention that the pairing was ineffective. The preference was the strong defender who c...
21:00, 09/11/2019

Kelly strikes out 10 in Diamondbacks’ 7-1 win over Mets PHOENIX (AP) — Merrill Kelly struck out a career-high 10, Ketel Marte hit a long homer and had three RBIs, and the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the New York Mets 7-1 on Sunday. Marte hit his first career...
01:56, 06/03/2019

Mets vs. Diamondbacks: Robbie Ray overmatched in this one Latest crackdown on inappropriate touching by, no not Joe Biden, but other costumed characters near Times Square, hasn’t impacted the betting line. Report stated 24 people an hour were molested by Elm...
21:28, 09/11/2019

Gio Gonzalez is making the Mets look awful Gio Gonzalez has been more than a marginal upgrade for the Brewers since the Mets passed on him again after he opted out of his minor-league contract with the Yankees last month. The 33-year-old lefty...
02:28, 05/17/2019

The scenario in which Mets could make run at Joe Panik Welcome to Panik Citi? The Mets, eyeing a potential upgrade at second base with Robinson Cano sidelined by a torn left hamstring, have preliminary interest in Joe Panik, according to an industry sourc...
15:28, 08/08/2019

Mets score 9 runs on 11 hits on 9/11 The New York Mets totalled nine runs and 11 hits on Sept. 11 -- while wearing custom 9/11 shoes -- during a 9-0 win against the Arizona Diamondbacks....
14:42, 09/12/2019

This isn’t the first time the Mets have turned on reporters Here’s a look at other times Mets players and officials have snapped at members of the media: April 1993 Eddie Murray and Bobby Bonilla confronted Daily News reporter Bob Klapisch about a book “The Wo...
18:56, 06/24/2019

Mets can’t even win one for the 1969 miracle team Not even a visit from the Miracle Mets can fix this bunch. After the Mets rallied from a three-run deficit — and took the lead thanks to a hit by Robinson Cano — their disastrous bullpen cost them aga...
05:00, 06/30/2019

Mets get six-run lead — and don’t completely collapse WASHINGTON — The hangover from their worst loss of the season – or maybe the decade? – was allowed to linger for roughly 12 hours. By the time the Mets arrived to Nationals Park on Wednesday, manager ...
23:00, 09/04/2019

The Mets Are Metsing At An Alarming Rate The high point of the Mets’ existence on Sunday, and not inconceivably of their entire season, came when the team’s Twitter account attempted to dunk on ... well, on Mets fans. Specifically those who ...
20:14, 06/24/2019

Mets rally again, down Nats for 8th straight win Luis Guillorme picked a perfect time for his first big league homer -- a tying shot leading off the eighth -- J.D. Davis added a go-ahead sacrifice fly and the New York Mets worked their magic again, ...
08:28, 08/11/2019

Terry Collins gets another job in Mets’ organization Terry Collins is returning to the Mets’ organization, The Post’s Joel Sherman reported. Collins will be coming back as a senior adviser for player personnel. The 70-year-old Collins led the Mets to th...
09:00, 09/12/2019

What’s driving Mets’ new pitching coach to keep at it CHICAGO — The one constant in baseball is change. In personnel and approach. The Mets moved Dave Eiland out as pitching coach Thursday and now 82-year-old Phil Regan is trying to point the team’s pitc...
16:14, 06/22/2019

Mets are pressing all of the magical buttons right now The only question was whether it would land fair, but Todd Frazier crushed this fastball so darn hard it never had a chance to hook foul. Home run. Tie game. And just like that, the close-to-sellout c...
12:28, 08/10/2019

Jed Lowrie’s Mets debut will have to wait Mets officials have decided against removing Jed Lowrie from the IL to play against the Marlins on Friday. Lowrie will remain at Triple-A Syracuse at least through the weekend to receive additional at...
07:28, 05/10/2019

MLB roundup: Surging Mets get comeback win Michael Conforto laced an RBI single to right field to cap a four-run, ninth-inning comeback by the scorching New York Mets, who earned a stunning 7-6 win over the visiting Washington Nationals....
08:56, 08/10/2019

What Brodie Van Wagenen must do now that Mets’ season is over PHILADELPHIA — Brodie Van Wagenen sure got this season all wrong, but let’s see if the Mets’ general manager can begin to recover from his rookie mistakes or if he compounds them. The competitive port...
09:28, 06/28/2019

Mets-Marlins game rained out The Mets will have a two-day break. The series finale at Citi Field against the Marlins on Sunday has been rained out. It has been rescheduled for a single-admission doubleheader on Aug. 5 at 4:10 p.m...
19:14, 05/12/2019

The Mets’ playoff chances are skyrocketing For all of the laughing over Brodie Van Wagenen’s trade deadline strategy, maybe — just maybe — he had the right idea in mind. If nothing else, he’s made things interesting. La...
21:14, 08/01/2019

Tim Tebow gives sad Mets land fleeting joy The Mets are in shambles — their manager’s job in doubt, their season, now, too. But 1,500 miles north of their deflating Sunday sweep, suffered to the lowly Marlins, came a glimmer of hop...
05:42, 05/20/2019

Jed Lowrie is stuck in Mets limbo for now WASHINGTON — Jed Lowrie’s status remained in limbo Monday, as Mets officials discussed the next step for the veteran infielder. A club source indicated it was possible Lowrie would be activated from t...
09:56, 05/14/2019

Mets apologize after confrontation with reporter Mets manager Mickey Callaway and pitcher Jason Vargas were involved in a clubhouse incident with a Newsday reporter after Sunday's 5-3 loss to the Cubs....
10:14, 06/24/2019

Mets' Cano to get MRI after injuring hamstring New York Mets star Robinson Cano limped off the field after straining his left hamstring in the fourth inning against the Pirates. He will have an MRI on Monday....
04:42, 08/05/2019

Mets keep feasting on weak slate like they need to CHICAGO — Todd Frazier began July as somebody who figured to draw interest heading to the trade deadline. He ended the month still on the Mets, after offers that would yield anything of real value nev...
08:56, 08/01/2019

Michael Conforto’s bat has awakened and so have the Mets As they teetered on the .500 mark for a few hours, it was ultimately Michael Conforto’s 23rd homer of the season, which tied the game at four in the bottom of the seventh that anchored the Mets’ 5-4 w...
07:28, 08/06/2019

The Mets still lead the majors in dysfunction Even by the Mets’ lofty standards, the events of Monday set some new standard of organizational dysfunction that might have once been considered unachievable....
19:00, 06/25/2019

Mets may be wrecked after this heartbreaking loss WASHINGTON — Train wreck. Disaster struck the Mets in Tuesday’s ninth inning, the likes of which may resonate until the season’s conclusion, as manager Mickey Callaway’s bunch attempts to remain relev...
07:28, 09/04/2019

It's Not Even June And The Mets Look Ready To Give Up The Mets got entirely shut out by the Miami Marlins over the weekend, losing 2-0 on Saturday as 23-year-old starter Pablo Lopez threw a one-hitter, and then going down in a 3-0 loss on Sunday against ...
23:28, 05/20/2019

Mets’ Robinson Cano not about to panic WASHINGTON — Robinson Cano doesn’t want to look back. But his manager is banking on his past to help get him out of the slump he is currently mired in after going hitless and striking out three times ...
11:14, 05/16/2019

Mets could use more days like this from Robinson Cano WASHINGTON — What do you know, Robinson Cano gave the Mets’ offense the lift it needed in Wednesday’s much-needed win over the Nationals. Cano was on base in all four plate appearances and hit his 11t...
19:00, 09/05/2019

Defenseless Mets just fundamentally bad on road ATLANTA — You can do a lot in 80 days, including go around the world, back when it wasn’t as easy to go around the world. Here is what the Mets haven’t been able to do and it will be at least 80 days ...
10:28, 06/20/2019

The Diamondbacks Keep the Mets Reeling on the Road Merrill Kelly struck out 10 and Ketel Marte hit a 482-foot home run, helping Arizona give the Mets their 17th loss in their past 21 away from Citi Field....
03:14, 06/03/2019

The Mets heat is on more than just Mickey Callaway Reset and refocus. And not just Mickey Callaway. One of the pluses of the Friday meeting with COO Jeff Wilpon, GM Brodie Van Wagenen and manager Mickey Callaway is that the Mets finally are expecting ...
09:56, 05/13/2019

Mets may have to get creative with Jed Lowrie’s rehab PHILADELPHIA — Jed Lowrie’s progression hasn’t put him in the conversation for addition to the Mets roster quite yet. The veteran infielder, who still hasn’t played a game for the Mets this season bec...
15:42, 09/02/2019

Jacob deGrom demonstrates just how much Mets need him Jacob deGrom had that Cy Young look again Monday night. The look that he would not be defeated. Wins have been so tough to come by for deGrom the past two years, with only 10 last season despite a 1.7...
10:00, 09/10/2019

What's next after the Mets shook up the trade deadline? Marcus Stroman to New York wasn't a shock. But to the Mets, not the Yankees? Didn't see that coming. And that could be just the beginning of the craziness....
06:00, 07/29/2019

Mets’ Robinson Cano is ‘sad’ but that may soon change Robinson Cano spent two weeks as a spectator, even traveling cross-country with the Mets so he wouldn’t feel dissociated from the team. Tuesday night he is hoping to be an active participant again, as...
12:28, 06/04/2019

Robinson Cano’s Mets season isn’t over yet Robinson Cano’s season is not dead yet. The Mets’ second baseman and his torn left hamstring took early batting practice Wednesday before the team continued its series with the Indians. If Cano arrive...
06:00, 08/22/2019

Phillies RF Harper out of lineup vs. Mets Philadelphia Phillies right fielder Bryce Harper was held out of the starting lineup for Saturday's game against the host New York Mets, one day after he was hit by a pitch on the right hand....
11:42, 09/08/2019

Mickey Callaway is the Mets’ sad puppet PHILADELPHIA — Before we get to the crazy, surreal and borderline pre-pubescent portion of the day, we should focus on the match that lit the fuse, which fed the dynamite, which fueled the inferno. Th...
05:14, 06/25/2019

Todd Frazier would be ‘OK’ if Mets trade him Todd Frazier’s résumé includes a trade at the deadline two years ago that thrust him into a pennant race, so he certainly knows the drill. Among the Mets’ non-pitchers, the veteran third baseman might...
03:56, 07/04/2019

Mets need this to be just the beginning for Michael Conforto In his heart, Michael Conforto believed he’d swung the bat well already. This was certainly a matter of personal interpretation. Twice, he’d grounded into inning-ending 4-6-3 double plays, one that me...
11:14, 07/03/2019

Zack Wheeler doesn’t help his cause in Mets dud A chorus of “Auld Lang Syne” might have been applicable for Zack Wheeler as he departed the mound Sunday, but this probably isn’t how he would want to remember Citi Field. With the right-hander servin...
04:56, 07/08/2019

Rajai Davis comes through in a pinch for Mets The Mets are accustomed to a man named Davis delivering, but he goes by J.D. Here was Rajai Davis thrust into an important spot Saturday night: bases loaded, two outs in a scoreless game in the eighth...
15:42, 09/15/2019

How Joe Panik turned his season around with Mets If Joe Panik had played to his career numbers on the back of his baseball card, the Giants likely wouldn’t have released him this month. Only nine games into his Mets career, the second baseman has re...
18:56, 08/20/2019

Jay Bruce is sounding a lot like a Mets killer Jay Bruce cracked a smile as the New York reporters walked his way. The former Met knew what was coming after another big performance against his old team in the stadium he called home for parts of th...
13:14, 07/08/2019

Report: Mets shopping RHP Wheeler The New York Mets have started trade conversations with the Boston Red Sox revolving around right-hander Zack Wheeler, the New York Post reported Monday....
04:56, 07/09/2019

The lineup combination Mets never saw coming Jed Lowrie remains stashed in Florida, perhaps in the witness protection program under the name Ivan, which appropriately enough would give him the initials “IL.” The Mets signed the veteran infielder...
18:00, 06/11/2019

Marcus Stroman believes Mets will see his best soon ATLANTA — Marcus Stroman was just good enough to earn his first Mets win Thursday night. The veteran right-hander labored through the first inning of the Mets’ 10-8 victory over the Braves at SunTrust...
10:42, 08/16/2019

Seth Lugo gets it done for Mets in first at-bat of 2019 DENVER — Seth Lugo figured extended duty was almost a certainty for him Wednesday given the Mets’ schedule. But Lugo couldn’t have anticipated it unfolding in quite this manner. In addition to recordi...
13:14, 09/19/2019

Chase Utley is still somehow torturing the Mets The bat that caused the Mets pain for nearly two decades has returned — just in a different set of hands. Enrique “Kiké” Hernandez used the retired Chase Utley’s lumber to laun...
07:14, 05/28/2019

Royals Escape a Mets Threat in the 9th Noah Syndergaard had pitched at least seven innings in five straight starts, but that streak ended as he allowed two runs on five hits through six innings....
06:42, 08/17/2019

Jason Vargas gives Mets what they need in return from IL Jason Vargas hadn’t pitched in nearly three weeks, and fans were fed up with him before the game’s first at-bat was through. Vargas threw his first pitch wide. His second, too. The third was deemed lo...
06:00, 05/26/2019

The Mets badly needed this because of what’s coming next Bring on the Yankees! Well, maybe that might be a little aggressive, considering how well the Yankees are playing. But the Mets certainly have a better outlook on facing their rivals after beating the...
16:56, 07/01/2019

Where Mets and Phillies go from here after ugly first half Saturday night’s Phillies-Mets showdown in the NL East (Fox, 7:15 p.m.) gives us a chance to update disappointing campaigns for both teams from a market perspective. Backers of each would be down mone...
21:14, 07/06/2019

Mets’ Marcus Stroman sounds off on just about everything New Mets hurler and Long Island native Marcus Stroman talks about his love of New York, what it is like being an undersized pitcher and his mental approach to the game in a Q&A session with Post colum...
03:14, 08/25/2019

How Joe Panik turned his career around with Mets If Joe Panik had played to his career numbers on the back of his baseball card, the Giants likely wouldn’t have released him this month. Only nine games into his Mets career, the second baseman has re...
13:56, 08/20/2019

What The Hell Did The Mets Do To Edwin Díaz? You hear things. Rumblings and dark intimations, whispers that skitter down corridors on ghostly little feet. People say that there’s something there, something hard to name, some kind of power. Somet...
23:00, 07/08/2019

Why Triple-A could be ‘zenith’ for Mets’ Tim Tebow Tebow Time in Syracuse has been underwhelming, casting doubt upon whether a former Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback will take the final step and complete a journey to the Mets. Tim Tebow entered Wed...
08:14, 06/13/2019

Edwin Diaz gets it right for Mets after four-out letdown Edwin Diaz’s first blown save with his new team didn’t sit well. He was hoping for a chance right away to make up for it. “No closer ever wants to give up the tying run or the lead run,” he said after...
06:00, 05/27/2019

The Mets saved Mickey Callaway from himself again DENVER — Either it’s better to be lucky than good, or Mickey Callaway is playing intergalactic chess while the rest of us are stranded in Candy Land. Been away this entire roller coaster of a Mets sea...
03:56, 09/19/2019

Mets must be willing to bench underperforming veterans MILWAUKEE — This has been a very Mets-ian turn of events, wouldn’t you say? The only way to climb out of this vicious cycle? Rely less on former Yankees. OK, that’s oversimplifying matters, but the bo...
14:56, 05/04/2019

Mets Need to Take a Padres-Style Leap The Mets and Padres are both struggling, but the Padres’ decision to give Manny Machado a $300 million deal in the off-season was the kind of bold stroke the team in Queens needs to emulate....
15:00, 07/24/2019

These Mets already stack up to other in-season miracles Forget how it ends: What the Mets have done these past few weeks is one of the rare things we ever see around here, which is to take a season that had already been helplessly, hopelessly given up on a...
03:14, 08/25/2019

Wheeler, Mets top Tigers 4-3 for 6th win in 7 games NEW YORK (AP) — Zack Wheeler pitched into the eighth inning, Todd Frazier delivered a clever push bunt and the New York Mets kept up their run of comebacks, beating the Detroit Tigers 4-3 Sunday for t...
00:14, 05/27/2019

Where it went all wrong for Mets’ Zack Wheeler A slow start from Zack Wheeler put the Mets in a tough position Saturday against the Braves. Wheeler, who struggled with the strike zone, had allowed four earned runs by the end of the third inning an...
10:00, 08/25/2019

Ryu dominant again, Dodgers blank Mets 2-0 Hyun-Jin Ryu pitched four-hit ball into the eighth inning of his latest dominant outing, leading the Los Angeles Dodgers to a 2-0 win over the New York Mets        ...
08:14, 05/31/2019

Mets outlast Tigers in 13 thanks to another unlikely hero Juan Lagares one day. Carlos Gomez the next. Now Tomas Nido. The Mets’ offensive heroes have been as unpredictable as the weather. The defensive-minded backup catcher was the latest to send the injury...
06:00, 05/26/2019

Bumgarner shines, Giants top Mets in 16 for 6th in a row Madison Bumgarner pitched nine superb innings but had nothing to show for it aside from an ovation of sheer appreciation, and the San Francisco Giants rallied past the New York Mets on Donovan Solano&...
10:42, 07/19/2019

At Intermission, the Mets Stagger off the Stage The Mets end the first half of the season with another loss and a 40-50 record that suggests little reason for optimism. But the manager isn’t giving up....
05:28, 07/08/2019

Syndergaard, Mets sweep Indians 2-0 for 5th win in row Noah Syndergaard retired the first 16 hitters and allowed two hits over six dominant innings before a heavy storm interrupted him, and the New York Mets beat the Cleveland Indians 2-0 in a rain-shorte...
08:00, 08/23/2019

J.D. Davis dismisses possible Mets concern KANSAS CITY, Mo. — J.D. Davis’ said his right calf wasn’t bothering him, but his motions on the bases after delivering a pinch-hit, game-tying single for the Mets in the seventh inning Sunday triggere...
08:14, 08/19/2019

What Mets are showing fans even though dream is likely over “The answer is … four?” — Thornton Melon, “Back to School” DENVER — Yes, after the Mets’ 6-1 defeat of the Rockies on Tuesday night at Coors Field, combined with the Cubs’ 4-2 loss to the Reds o...
12:00, 09/18/2019

Mets may have talked themselves out of win as game gets suspended They were on the verge of returning to .500, and then the Mets possibly talked themselves out of a victory. Wait until Friday for the dramatic conclusion. Thursday night ended with the score tied 4-4 ...
10:28, 06/14/2019

Mets’ late-inning heartbreak just won’t end SAN FRANCISCO — Extra, extra, it’s nine innings or bust for the Mets. For the third time in four games, the Mets and Giants on Sunday played into extra innings. And like in the previous two instances,...
02:00, 07/22/2019

Michael Conforto becoming a Mets’ force again Michael Conforto returned from the injured list on May 26. Finally, he may truly be back. After initially struggling in his return from a concussion, Conforto has reached base in nine straight games f...
13:28, 06/14/2019

Mets universe tries to cope with brutal loss The Mets’ season is all but over. That’s the reaction after the their brutal 11-10 loss to the Nationals Tuesday night in Washington. “A cruel blow for a Mets team that appeared to be gain...
07:28, 09/04/2019

Mets appear to finally be disciplining Robinson Cano It may be too little, too late, but it seems Mickey Callaway is finally punishing Robinson Cano for his refusal to run out of the batter’s box. Cano is out of the Mets’ lineup for Monday n...
23:14, 05/20/2019

Mickey Callaway could be next to go if Mets’ losing continues CHICAGO — Hey Mickey, you’re next. If the Mets continue to sink in the standings, Mickey Callaway has no more sacrificial lambs between him and Doubling Down Brodie Van Wagenen. On the day Van Wagenen...
11:14, 06/21/2019

Amed Rosario is finally putting it all together for Mets In what is a crucial month for the Mets’ wild-card hopes, Amed Rosario has started August off on the right foot. The shortstop went 2-for-5 with two runs scored and an RBI in the Mets’ 6-2 opening-gam...
07:28, 08/06/2019

Mets are ‘back in this thing’ and now the real fun begins Mickey Callaway is right when he says the Mets are still “far from our goal,” which is qualifying for the postseason. But the journey is starting to get exciting. That’s something that hasn’t been sai...
07:28, 08/06/2019

Mets’ Callaway, Vargas have confrontation with reporter CHICAGO (AP) — New York Mets manager Mickey Callaway cursed at a reporter, and pitcher Jason Vargas had to be restrained from charging him during a confrontation in the team’s clubhouse after a ...
04:28, 06/24/2019

A Head’s-Up Play and Another Unlikely Hero Fuel a Win for the Mets Todd Frazier bunted against a shift to start a rally, and Adeiny Hechavarria put the team ahead with an unlikely homer. Business as usual for the injury-hampered, depth-fortified Mets....
01:56, 05/27/2019

Mets needed this one, and Jacob deGrom delivered KANSAS CITY, Mo. — In his bid to repeat as the National League Cy Young-award winner Jacob deGrom may have a difficult time catching a certain Dodgers left-hander, but the Mets ace has certainly resem...
09:42, 08/18/2019

Jeff McNeil’s ‘D or C swing’ was all the Mets needed Even on a day he wasn’t in the starting lineup, Jeff McNeil managed to deliver one of the most important hits of the afternoon. With the Mets trailing by a run with one out in the seventh, Mickey Call...
07:42, 06/07/2019

Todd Frazier, and the Mets, Dig In for a Series Win Over the Giants Frazier got underneath an eighth-inning curveball to help the Mets to a 7-3 win, delivering a positive end to a series that began with criticism of Mickey Callaway....
03:00, 06/07/2019

Syndergaard, Frazier send Mets to 6-1 win over Rockies Noah Syndergaard allowed one hit in seven shutout innings, Todd Frazier homered and drove in four runs, and the New York Mets beat the Colorado Rockies 6-1       ...
22:56, 06/09/2019

Mets vs. Cubs: Chicago the pick as Yu Darvish comes in off gem Mayor de Blasio, who is never here, has hired Gregory Russ to be the new NYCHA chief. Russ, who will make $402,000 yearly, will be spending his weekends in Minnesota with family. The perfect hire. ...
17:56, 06/21/2019

Mets’ slowly realizing the only way to keep their season alive PHOENIX — The Mets need to play desperate baseball. Too often they settle for the easy way out. Too often they take a lead and fail to add on runs. All that must change. We will see how Robinson Cano ...
00:56, 06/02/2019

Mets pitchers must keep focus on little things to get big results PITTSBURGH — Little things mean a lot in pitching. That’s the word from Mets pitching coach Phil Regan. One key adjustment that has helped starters Noah Syndergaard and Zack Wheeler do better has been...
12:28, 08/03/2019

Mets can’t let familiar headache ruin this magical run ATLANTA — The Mets’ Achilles heel is their defense and their inability to stop the stolen base. The Braves athleticism will test the Mets over this three-game series that began Tuesday night at SunTru...
02:28, 08/14/2019

Mets one-hit by Marlins as Mickey Callaway ax looms MIAMI — Mickey Callaway likely won’t be fired Sunday, but getting to Monday night could be another story altogether. The Mets manager entered the realm of double-secret probation Saturday and, by faul...
01:14, 05/19/2019

Mets’ Pete Alonso obliterates his bat in frustration Pete Alonso broke his bat over his knee in disgust after striking out in the third inning against Conner Menez, but said his frustration was over that particular at-bat, not anything bigger. “I was ju...
06:00, 07/22/2019

Mets getting closer to getting Brandon Nimmo back KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Brandon Nimmo is on the comeback trail. The Mets outfielder went 1-for-3 with a walk and a strikeout as the designated hitter in a minor league rehab assignment for Single-A St. Luc...
18:14, 08/17/2019

Maddening Mets’ loss sparked by unlikely source CHICAGO — The Mets’ best reliever this season wilted in a crucial spot Sunday, flushing the Mets’ dreams of a rare road-series victory along with it. Seth Lugo watched Javier Baez blast a slider into ...
00:00, 06/24/2019

Mets vs. Rockies: Jacob deGrom won’t get it done vs. Colorado North Korea ain’t the kind of place to raise your kids. … Movie “Rocketman” has been met with mixed reviews and is struggling at the box office. President Trump is pleased. “I spoke with Preside...
23:28, 06/07/2019

The ‘bad guy’ mentality driving Mets’ Edwin Diaz Mets closer Edwin Diaz saved some time for a Q&A session with Post columnist Steve Serby. Q: How do you want to be remembered one day? A: I want to be a Hall of Famer. Q: What is your mentality on the...
23:00, 05/18/2019

Nats, down 6 in 9th, stun Mets in wild walk-off Kurt Suzuki capped the largest ninth-inning comeback in Nationals history with a game-ending, three-run homer, helping Washington score seven runs in its final at-bat to beat the New York Mets 11-10 o...
12:42, 09/04/2019

Mets say sorry after Vargas, Callaway blow up on reporter The Mets issued an apology to a reporter who became the target of a blowup by manager Mickey Callaway and pitcher Jason Vargas in a chaotic clubhouse scene on Sunday. Callaway initially targeted Newsd...
04:28, 06/24/2019

Brutal stretch will show what Mets are made of A week ago at this time, media chatter debated the future of Mets manager Mickey Callaway. A 6-1 stretch against the struggling Washington Nationals and Detroit Tigers helped erase the damage done by ...
23:28, 05/28/2019

Mets’ Jacob deGrom catching plan isn’t going anywhere LOS ANGELES — Tomas Nido received a second straight start behind the plate for Jacob deGrom on Monday, but that doesn’t mean the Mets ace necessarily has a personal catcher. That is manager Mickey Cal...
08:14, 05/28/2019

Cubs further ruin the Mets’ miserable night If Tuesday’s loss didn’t effectively end the Mets season, then the out-of-town scoreboard may signal the dagger. It showed the Cubs beating the Mariners, 6-1, which combined with the Mets&...
07:28, 09/04/2019

Mets rookie Pete Alonso going to bat for charity New York Mets rookie sensation Pete Alonso said Tuesday he is teaming up with Amazin’ Memorabilia to sell his autographed gear, including jerseys, home run baseballs, bats and batting gloves on an exc...
07:28, 09/04/2019

The Mets played Mickey-proof baseball ATLANTA — The Mets were an angry bunch Thursday night at SunTrust Park. The 6-4 loss Wednesday night frustrated them to no end and they were determined to leave little to chance. Or questionable manag...
10:42, 08/16/2019

The Mets’ whole world can change in this closing stretch Journey back 33 games with me. Let’s call it a tour of perspective, a reminder of just how much can happen in a month-plus on a baseball schedule. Thirty-three games ago, the Mets won for the only tim...
21:00, 08/26/2019

Seth Lugo beginning to give Mets exactly what they need Mickey Callaway can’t count on Seth Lugo day after day, but there are few players the manager counts on more. Making his fourth appearance since returning from a near-two week absence with shoulder te...
10:00, 06/09/2019

A rested Carlos Gomez busts out in a big way for Mets Maybe all Carlos Gomez needed was a breather. Returning to the starting lineup for the first time in three games, the struggling center fielder ended a 14 at-bat hitless stretch with an early two-run ...
10:00, 06/09/2019

McNeil powers Mets past Cubs 5-4 CHICAGO (AP) — Jeff McNeil homered and drove in three runs while making his first career start in right field, helping the New York Mets beat the Chicago Cubs 5-4 on Friday. Michael Conforto also conn...
00:28, 06/22/2019

Ball Boy Encapsulates Mets Fandom A Little Too Neatly The Mets, not too long ago baseball’s hottest team, gave back a little of their late-summer mojo in a recent series loss to the Braves, and find themselves still tantalizingly outside of the second NL...
18:28, 08/22/2019

Montgomery outpitches Syndergaard as Royals top Mets 4-1 Mike Montgomery outpitched Noah Syndergaard, and the Kansas City Royals ended their scoreless drought in a 4-1 victory over the New York Mets       ...
11:56, 08/17/2019

Why Mets’ Mickey Callaway went to Edwin Diaz KANSAS CITY, Mo. — This was far removed from a save situation for Edwin Diaz. Mickey Callaway was trying to save the Mets from an embarrassing loss and was trying to keep the game from getting complet...
18:14, 08/17/2019

Cardinals knock off Mets in 10 in suspended game Paul DeJong delivered a tie-breaking RBI single in the top of the 10th inning Friday afternoon as the St. Louis Cardinals finished off a two-day comeback and beat the host New York Mets 5-4 in the com...
05:42, 06/15/2019

Mets snap 5-game skid with 5-3 win over Nationals Amed Rosario and Pete Alonso homered in the first inning as the New York Mets, after learning embattled manager Mickey Callaway is staying around, broke out of their offensive funk a bit to beat the W...
05:14, 05/21/2019

Mets kick off critical stretch in style There are now 37 games left in the regular season for the Mets, but they have adjusted their schedules accordingly. “It’s August, but playoffs started today,” J.D. Davis said after the Mets started a ...
14:28, 08/21/2019

Mickey Callaway is these Mets’ version of Tug McGraw “I feel we can still make a run at this thing.” — Mickey Callaway, July 7 The most famous line in the history of the Mets was hatched on the afternoon of Monday, July 9, 1973. It began when Tug McGraw...
11:56, 08/09/2019

DeJong tags Mets again, Cardinals win 4-3 with only 3 hits NEW YORK (AP) — Paul DeJong tagged the Mets again, hitting a tiebreaking home run in the eighth inning that sent the St. Louis Cardinals over New York 4-3 on Sunday. The Cardinals won despite getting ...
00:00, 06/17/2019

Edwin Diaz starting to fix slider thanks to tip from Mets’ ace Jacob deGrom may have saved the Mets again without even taking the mound. The ace will toe the rubber Thursday, trying to avoid a sweep against the Cubs in a critical game, but recently offered some a...
10:42, 08/29/2019

Mets’ Seth Lugo looking for more setup opportunities Seth Lugo was largely happy with his season before going on the injured list last month, but since returning he has taken his performance to a higher level. The results by the Mets’ right-hander have ...
07:14, 06/13/2019

Mets’ miserable bullpen at it again in horrid loss The Mets held a lead in each of their four games against the Cardinals. They received strong starting pitching in all four contests, except the finale when a left calf cramp limited Jason Vargas to fo...
02:28, 06/17/2019

Mets’ first hurdle to contention has been mocking them all season Twenty-one to go. The teetering-below-.500 Mets lost one and won one in the split doubleheader Subway Series on Tuesday. The Yankees breezed to a 12-5 victory in the sunlight as the Mets played a ragg...
18:56, 06/12/2019

Mets vs. Braves: Mike Soroka is right guy to keep hot streak going The name Zack Wheeler may resonate with casual baseball fans more than that of Mike Soroka, but the Braves’ Soroka has been by far the better starting pitcher. Soroka has allowed more than one earned ...
21:42, 06/17/2019

Ron Hunt to greet Mets fans this weekend When I met with Ron Hunt last November and discussed the Parkinson’s Disease he was battling, I asked him if he wanted Mets fans from way back to pray for him. “No,” Hunt said. “Just tell them I said ...
22:42, 08/08/2019

Mets RHP Syndergaard has ‘low-grade’ hamstring strain ATLANTA (AP) — New York Mets manager Mickey Callaway says right-hander Noah Syndergaard has a low-grade hamstring strain and will miss at least one start. Syndergaard underwent an MRI on Sunday and wa...
02:00, 06/18/2019

J.D. Davis is the Mets’ hero in wild win over Indians J.D. Davis’ swing sent Citi Field into hysteria again, and the Mets’ magic continued Wednesday night. Davis worked a nine-pitch at-bat against Brad Hand and delivered a walk-off single to complete a 4...
06:00, 08/22/2019

Phil Regan has curious way of inspiring these Mets Mets pitching coach Phil Regan believes pitching is about perspiration and inspiration. Perspiration comes in the form of hard work and the Mets pitching staff is a hard-working group, led by Jacob de...
13:56, 08/20/2019

Mets trade Keon Broxton to Orioles They found a taker. The Mets traded Keon Broxton to the Orioles on Wednesday, offloading the DFA’d outfielder for $500,000 in international bonus pool money to the worst team in the American Lea...
23:28, 05/22/2019

Noah Syndergaard to IL at terrible timing for Mets Noah Syndergaard’s reemergence is now on hold. The Mets placed their ace on the injured list Sunday after Syndergaard exited his start Saturday against the Cardinals with a right hamstring strai...
18:00, 06/16/2019

Brodie Van Wagenen insists Mets still have a chance Brodie Van Wagenen is steering the Mets full steam ahead. Whether or not he is re-arranging the chairs on a sinking ship remains to be seen. The Mets ended Saturday two games under .500, 6 ¹/₂ games b...
14:14, 06/16/2019

Mets reach deal with their first-round pick The Mets have agreed to terms with first-round pick Brett Baty. The third baseman from Lake Travis High School in Austin, Texas, who was drafted 12th overall, will be introduced Saturday at Citi Field...
18:28, 06/15/2019

Mets’ offense has fallen apart at the worst time Nineteen runs in seven games. Two runs or less in five of those games. Six hits or less in four of them. It’s not a mystery why the Mets’ playoff hopes are suddenly on life support. The bottom has fal...
14:42, 08/30/2019

For Mets, there’s no relief in sight — literally and figuratively First Edwin Diaz faced the music, as Jeurys Familia waited nearby at his locker. Then it was Familia’s turn. Batter up. “I think for any athlete, sometimes they do have bad seasons,” Familia said thro...
18:28, 06/15/2019

Brodie Van Wagenen’s Mets take doesn’t match what we’re seeing The team tells you. Not Brodie Van Wagenen preening that the Mets are the club to beat in the NL East. Not Mickey Callaway with his near-daily invocation that the Mets are on the brink of taking off. ...
01:00, 06/16/2019

Cardinals Take Care of Business Twice Against Mets’ Bullpen After completing Thursday’s game by rallying against Edwin Diaz, St. Louis hit two homers in the eighth inning of the second game against Jeurys Familia. The Mets lead the majors in blown saves....
08:42, 06/15/2019

Bochy gets 1,000th win with Giants, SF tops Mets 9-3 in 10 Bruce Bochy joined John McGraw as the only Giants managers to win 1,000 regular-season games when San Francisco beat the New York Mets 9-3 behind Stephen Vogt's tiebreaking, two-run double in the...
05:28, 06/05/2019

Noah Syndergaard implosion too much for Mets to overcome Mickey Callaway has seen his team come back from the dead before. And after five straight losses — all at home — the Mets once again seem pretty close to the precipice. Following a disastrous outing f...
10:42, 08/29/2019

Mets RHP Syndergaard exits with strained right hamstring NEW YORK (AP) — Noah Syndergaard has left his start for the New York Mets with a strained right hamstring. Syndergaard reached for the back of his leg after throwing a pitch in the seventh inning Satu...
06:42, 06/16/2019

Mets’ Steven Matz able to navigate through traffic The traffic kept mounting and Steven Matz kept swerving through it without so much as a scratch. The Mets lefty put 12 runners on base — 10 hits and two walks — in six innings Thursday and lived to te...
13:14, 05/24/2019

Conforto loses shirt as streaking Mets win 7th Todd Frazier clobbered a tying, three-run homer and Michael Conforto then lined a game-ending single as the New York Mets stormed back in Friday's ninth inning to stun the Washington Nationals 7-6 for...
08:56, 08/10/2019

Mets vs. Indians: Shane Bieber will put Cleveland on top The drinks were on Conor McGregor in a Dublin pub. UFC fighter wanted everyone to sample his brand of Irish whiskey. When an elderly man refused, Conor got as angry as Chris Cuomo and punched the patr...
21:42, 08/20/2019

Mets can thank The Post for Amed Rosario’s spectacular run You may not realize this, but I have super-human powers. Actually, I didn’t realize this until recently. If I really had super-human powers, I probably wouldn’t misplace my car keys 17 times a day. If...
01:42, 08/22/2019

Orioles get OF Broxton from Mets for pool money The Baltimore Orioles have acquired outfielder Keon Broxton from the New York Mets for $500,000 international bonus pool money        ...
22:42, 05/22/2019

Amid a Great Run, the Mets Become an Earlier Version of Themselves A defeat in Atlanta gave the Mets a three-game losing streak, evoking memories of a weak first half. There were also echoes of 2015, as Ruben Tejada returned to a team he once inspired....
07:14, 08/15/2019

The hidden numbers that show how bad Mets’ dive really is A long slump against betting market expectations often foreshadows a firing. Did the recent collapse by the New York Mets send such signals about Mickey Callaway? The answer to that is a resounding ye...
18:56, 05/21/2019

Dodgers rally for 4 in 9th off Díaz to defeat Mets 9-8 Cody Bellinger hit a tying double in the ninth inning and the Los Angeles Dodgers scored four runs off All-Star closer Edwin Díaz to rally past the New York Mets 9-8     &#...
08:56, 05/30/2019

Mets need to get on roll, or latest team meeting will mean nothing ATLANTA — The Mets needed this. Every bit of it. They needed the team meeting. They needed another monster game from Pete Alonso. They needed to know they could beat a first-place team. They needed Ja...
11:28, 06/19/2019

How Justin Wilson went from forgotten to Mets savior For the better part of 10 weeks, the Mets were without an essential bullpen piece. Aside from one appearance, they couldn’t call on the player they imagined would be essential to their relief corps. B...
06:00, 08/22/2019

The other Miracle Mets set perfect blueprint for this team It sounded like the most naïve brand of happy talk for so much of this summer. The Mets would end a losing streak and someone — usually Mickey Callaway, but there were others — would talk earnestly ab...
03:28, 08/07/2019

Joe Panik an intriguing Mets option after Giants DFA The Mets aren’t entirely out of options yet to replace Robinson Cano. With the second baseman landing on the injured list Monday — possibly for the remainder of the season — the Amaz...
01:56, 08/07/2019

Showalter? Baker? Where Mets could turn if Callaway must go Mickey Callaway is still the Mets’ manager for many reasons. The most important, though, has nothing to do with his likability, wealth of pitching knowledge or even ownership’s distaste for eating aro...
23:28, 05/21/2019

What’s next for Zack Wheeler after another rough Mets outing KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Zack Wheeler is ready to pile on some extra homework. After a second straight subpar performance Sunday, the Mets right-hander said he probably needs a session watching video with p...
06:14, 08/19/2019

Mets reach .500 thanks to Jacob deGrom’s do-it-all outing Jacob deGrom’s Cy Young campaign attached outsized meaning to each start at the tail end of last season. This year, he could be pitching for even more down the stretch. The ace responsible for repeate...
07:28, 08/06/2019

Mets back up desperate Mickey Callaway in best way possible Here was the ultimate vote of confidence Monday for the Mets: They finally won a game. With Mickey Callaway told by GM Brodie Van Wagenen he would remain the team’s manager for the “foreseeable future...
07:28, 05/21/2019

Robinson Cano’s season may be over in sad Mets development Robinson Cano’s first season with the Mets might be finished. Placed on the injured list Monday, Cano underwent an MRI exam, which revealed the second baseman suffered a torn left hamstring during Sun...
07:28, 08/06/2019

Mets suspect Dodgers’ sluggers ‘know what’s coming’ LOS ANGELES — Big swings, not many big misses. The Mets took notice in their 9-5 loss on Monday night at Dodgers Stadium just how often Los Angeles seemed to guess right at the plate. Amazin’. That go...
08:14, 05/30/2019

Dodgers rally for 4 in 9th off Díaz to defeat Mets 9-8 LOS ANGELES (AP) — Cody Bellinger hit a tying double in the ninth inning and the Los Angeles Dodgers scored four runs off All-Star closer Edwin Díaz to rally past the New York Mets 9-8 on Wednesday ni...
12:00, 05/30/2019

MLB roundup: Mets win fifth straight game, series Zack Wheeler scattered eight hits over eight scoreless innings Tuesday night for the red-hot New York Mets, who locked up another series win with a 5-0 victory over the visiting Miami Marlins....
13:28, 08/07/2019

Mets not ready to give up on NL playoff race PHILADELPHIA — The Cubs had already lost. No matter what happens the rest of the way, that will always be a part of the daily equation the next 29 days. The Cubs had gotten themselves good and shut ou...
10:14, 09/01/2019

Behind the numbers: Mets’ second-half surge explained The Mets are 19-5 over their last 24 games, and it’s largely because of these numbers: 1.33: Zack Wheeler’s ERA in 20¹/₃ innings 1.78: Noah Syndergaard’s ERA in 35¹/₃ innings 9: Home runs by Mic...
11:00, 08/08/2019

Mets’ true test is finally here with a lot at stake They are together. They are reborn. They are emboldened. The Mets have their sights set on something much bigger than the NL wild card with the Nationals coming to town Friday for this Showdown Series...
05:28, 08/08/2019

Changes will be made as Mets’ season and fight slip away ATLANTA — The Mets’ Now or Never Tour got off to a pathetic start. No surprise there. These Mets don’t deserve to be on the same field as the Braves. At this rate, there will be lots of changes in pla...
13:42, 06/18/2019

Gómez helps Mets top slumping Diamondbacks 5-4 PHOENIX (AP) — Carlos Gómez snapped a tie with a pinch-hit double during New York’s bizarre two-run eighth inning, sending the Mets to a 5-4 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Friday night...
07:56, 06/01/2019

Mets actually on winning streak after dramatic walk-off Amed Rosario ran away from his teammates at first, all the way toward shortstop, playfully hopping up and down. Eventually, he accepted the friendly slaps on his helmet and feel-good Gatorade bath del...
13:56, 05/22/2019

J.D. Davis delivers another clutch moment for Mets J.D. Davis has earned himself a more consistent spot in the Mets’ starting lineup of late. But his big-time hits don’t stop when he comes off the bench. Davis delivered in the clutch Tuesday, pinch hi...
13:56, 05/22/2019

Mets do have interest in Joe Panik — if he clears waivers The Mets are interested in Joe Panik, The Post’s Mike Puma reports. Though the team is unlikely to claim the Giants’ second baseman off waivers — which would result in them paying his rema...
22:42, 08/07/2019

Jacob deGrom gives Mets what they desperately needed ATLANTA — The Mets turned to the oldest trick in the book Tuesday in search of a motivational boost. With ace Jacob deGrom ready to take the mound, a team meeting was called in the visitor’s clubhouse...
05:00, 06/19/2019

How wagerers should look at Mets heading into tough stretch Sports bettors riding the Mets’ recent wave have earned a nice profit since the All-Star break. But a schedule that temporarily has been very easy is about to get difficult again. After their current ...
22:14, 08/07/2019

Dodgers rally for 4 in 9th against Díaz to defeat Mets 9-8 Cody Bellinger hit a tying double in the ninth inning and the Los Angeles Dodgers scored four runs off All-Star closer Edwin Díaz to rally past the New York Mets 9-8     &#...
13:56, 05/30/2019

Mets analyst Nelson Figueroa fired from SNY Mets TV analyst Nelson Figueroa has been fired from his job with SNY, The Post has learned. Figueroa was let go Friday morning after he showed up Thursday in what was described by sources as a state n...
08:42, 06/01/2019

Mets train wreck, Van Wagenen’s credibility: Why even believe? Brodie Van Wagenen said Monday that Mickey Callaway “has our full support to lead this team for the foreseeable future,” but how far into the future can the Mets’ rookie general manager really foresee...
07:28, 05/21/2019

Phillies torment Mets bullpen again with walk-off HR Jean Segura's three-run walk-off homer capped a dramatic ninth-inning comeback by the host Philadelphia Phillies, who deepened the New York Mets' misery by completing a four-game sweep with a 6-3 win ...
23:56, 06/27/2019

Mets' Alonso captures HR derby title In a matchup of rookies, Pete Alonso of the New York Mets outhomered Vladimir Guerrero Jr. of the Toronto Blue Jays 23-22 in the final round of the All-Star Home Run Derby at Progressive Field in Clev...
16:28, 07/09/2019

Giants win 7th straight thanks to botched play by Mets Alex Dickerson raced home from first on a botched fly ball to shallow left field with two outs in the 10th inning and the San Francisco Giants won their season-high seventh straight game with a 1-0 vi...
10:00, 07/20/2019

Mets’ other trade candidate proves his worth in another win If Sunday was Jason Vargas’ Mets finale it can be said he departed Citi Field in much better standing than shortly after he arrived last season. The veteran left-hander, a trade candidate, has clearly...
23:42, 07/28/2019

Mets fail on all fronts as they drop sixth in a row Who could have known that firing the pitching coach and bullpen coach last week wouldn’t solve the Mets’ problems? At least this one wasn’t a blown lead. The Mets’ lineup ensured that with a lackluste...
06:42, 06/29/2019

‘Why do I care?’ How producer went from ‘John Wick’ to the ‘69 Mets Basil Iwanyk, producer of films such as “Sicario,” “The Town,” and the John Wick franchise, has taken on a project closer to home. In memory of the 50th anniversary of the exce...
19:14, 07/03/2019

Mets plan on ignoring Noah Syndergaard’s wish Noah Syndergaard’s complaints didn’t get him anywhere. His request for a personal catcher isn’t expected to be granted for his next start at least, manager Mickey Callaway said on Wednesday. Wilson Ra...
07:56, 09/12/2019

Mets LF Dominic Smith placed on 10-day IL with foot injury Mets outfielder Dominic Smith has been placed on the 10-day injured list with a stress reaction in his left foot       ...
01:00, 07/28/2019

Mets collect 9 runs, 11 hits on 9/11 anniversary Todd Frazier and Jeff McNeil each homered twice, helping the surging New York Mets stun Diamondbacks ace Robbie Ray and beat Arizona 9-0 Wednesday night....
08:14, 09/12/2019

Mets ‘have to make hay’ during this stretch vs. bottom-feeders As badly as the Mets have played, at least they aren’t the Marlins and Nationals. That becomes a relevant point beginning Friday, when manager Mickey Callaway’s beleaguered bunch begins a stretch of 1...
08:56, 05/10/2019

Mets are ‘definitely’ trading Noah Syndergaard: source The Mets’ focus has turned strongly to trading Noah Syndergaard by Wednesday’s 4 p.m. deadline — and the likelihood of Edwin Diaz being moved has greatly increased as well. One executive who has commu...
03:42, 07/27/2019

Mets hoping Edwin Diaz’s toe injury isn’t that serious Manny Machado drilled Edwin Diaz’s big toe, but the Mets are hoping it’s no big deal. On to pitch the ninth inning of Thursday’s 4-0 win over the Padres, Diaz gave up a line drive to Machado, who smok...
09:56, 07/26/2019

Mets designate Carlos Gomez for assignment The Mets needed to create room on their roster for the returning Noah Syndergaard, and they’ve sent an outfielder packing. Carlos Gomez was designated for assignment Sunday, the team announced. ...
21:56, 06/30/2019

Mets better off pushing for playoffs than same lame trades The Mets should have Jacob deGrom and Noah Syndergaard available in trades, set a $1.50-on-the-dollar price and see if the Yankees, Braves, Astros, Padres, etc., are willing to overpay. The fade of Ma...
00:42, 07/19/2019

Mets vs. Diamondbacks: Steven Matz will keep rolling The Mets have a lot of stud pitchers in Jacob deGrom, Noah Syndergaard and Zack Wheeler, but the one with the best ERA since the beginning of August is Steven Matz, and he takes the mound on Wednesday...
21:00, 09/11/2019

Edwin Diaz trade to Mets looking worse by the day PHILADELPHIA — It’s the trade that gets worse by the day. While Robinson Cano’s struggles this season have been well-documented, the supposed gem of Brodie Van Wagenen’s offseason blockbuster has come...
11:28, 06/28/2019

Brodie Van Wagenen must fix Mets’ plight now for the future MIAMI — Brodie Ball, Bro Ball for short, was a disaster the first half of the season for the Mets. No one must turn it around quicker than neophyte general manager Brodie Van Wagenen if the Mets are e...
02:28, 07/12/2019

Noah Syndergaard Is Mad About Catchers And The Mets Don't Care Like many aces who have come before him, Noah Syndergaard prefers throwing to some catchers more than others. In Syndergaard’s case, he actually has two catchers that he likes more than Mets starter W...
22:00, 09/10/2019

Mets lose long one in brutal fashion SAN FRANCISCO — The seagulls hovering above the left-field grandstand had company in the 16th inning Thursday night as Pete Alonso took a mighty cut and pushed the Mets to the brink of uncharted terri...
09:28, 07/19/2019

Mets’ Robinson Cano trade could get even worse CLEVELAND — You know what should never be said about the Mets’ trade for Robinson Cano and Edwin Diaz? That it can’t get worse. Cano and Diaz have sunk well below the worst predictions for their seaso...
10:56, 07/10/2019

Mets vs. Marlins: Syndergaard a lock — if they play With rain falling in New York City 24 of the past 27 days, Mother Nature got our attention and made a late run for Mother of the Year honors. Too little, too late. Lori “The Lock” Loughlin was a lands...
19:14, 05/12/2019

Why Miracle Mets are New York’s most improbable champions This is the third of a five-part series honoring the 50th anniversary of the 1969 Miracle Mets: You know all about the mythology, of course. You know all the nicknames — the Amazin’ Mets, the Miracle ...
06:00, 06/28/2019

Why the Mets should lock up Michael Conforto sooner than later Jacob deGrom received his big contract before this season, ensuring he will be the cornerstone of this Mets rotation deep into his 30s. It was a smart move by the organization and player to continue a...
18:14, 09/11/2019

Mets Go Ahead in 9th, but Lose on Home Run by Phillies The Mets’ Todd Frazier hit a go-ahead, two-run homer off Hector Neris with one out in the ninth, but the Phillies rallied in the bottom of the inning to win it....
06:14, 06/28/2019

Anthony Kay has some fun as Mets trade him for Marcus Stroman Social media was in a frenzy Sunday night trying to piece together the Mets-Blue Jays trade. Initially it was only known that Marcus Stroman was being dealt. Amid the madness emerged a seemingly amuse...
02:00, 07/29/2019

This is the Robinson Cano Mets hoped they were trading for Robinson Cano’s year was thought to be done. Instead, he’s doing his best to extend the Mets’ season. Playing in his sixth game since returning from a torn hamstring which kept him out one month, Cano...
18:14, 09/11/2019

The Mets’ plan to fix returning Jeurys Familia An important member of the Mets’ family will be back by Mother’s Day. Jeurys Familia is expected to be activated off the 10-day injured list on Sunday, the first day the setup man is eligible to retur...
02:42, 05/12/2019

Marcus Stroman Traded To New York...Mets? That Can't Be Right Marcus Stroman gripped the monkey’s paw. The Blue Jays were sellers and he wanted out. He wanted to go home, near where he grew up on Long Island. “I’m from New York and I’m a New York boy,” he had sa...
00:28, 07/29/2019

Jeff McNeil is unlikely hero who must save Mets The 90-minute Urgency Summit involving Mets COO Jeff Wilpon, general manager Brodie Van Wagenen and manager Mickey Callaway undoubtedly reached the following conclusions: Brandon Nimmo, Robinson Cano,...
02:42, 05/12/2019

Lagares homers twice as Mets cap sweep of D-backs Juan Lagares had the biggest game of his major league career Thursday afternoon, when the longest-tenured member of the New York Mets homered twice and finished with six RBIs as the surging Mets compl...
04:28, 09/13/2019

Mickey Callaway calls out Mets as it all gets uglier SAN DIEGO — The positive vibes of a breakout offensive performance lasted fewer than 24 hours for the Mets. Instead of building momentum, manager Mickey Callaway’s scuffling lineup lapsed into another...
04:42, 05/09/2019

Where Mets’ top prospect fits into shortstop uneasiness Of course Andres Gimenez tuned in from his Binghamton apartment to watch Pete Alonso win the Home Run Derby. “Knew he was going to win it,” the Mets’ top prospect said over the phone Friday through in...
06:00, 07/22/2019

Mets affiliate’s fireworks show goes very wrong — again They were the blazin’ Mets. A Florida minor-league Mets affiliate’s Fourth of July fireworks went up in flames Thursday night. The inferno broke out during the High-A St. Lucie Mets’...
10:14, 07/05/2019

The Mets are suddenly feeling good about their bullpen The last time the Mets saw the Phillies, their NL East rivals were dancing all over their crushed hearts, celebrating a sweep after the third of three late-inning come-from-behind victories against Mi...
10:14, 07/05/2019

Mets’ bullpen lets another game get out of hand Once Noah Sydnergaard gave up four runs through the first five innings Friday night, Mickey Callaway looked to his bullpen to give his team some life as they trailed the Dodgers. The relievers didn’t ...
12:42, 09/14/2019

Joe Torre: The MLB’s reasoning for rejecting Mets 9/11 hats Pete Alonso may keep fighting the good fight, but MLB does not sound inclined to change its stance. Joe Torre, its chief baseball officer, said he doesn’t foresee MLB changing its rule on teams wearin...
03:28, 09/16/2019

Mets fans: Brodie Van Wagenen had ‘balls to come out here’ There was no anger. No vitriol. None of the animosity seen on social media. Brodie Van Wagenen sat with Mets fans for the first half of Tuesday’s 4-2 Subway Series victory over the Yankees, and was tr...
11:14, 07/03/2019

How Mets can salvage this Edwin Diaz mess Who’s up for a half-off sale of Edwin Diaz? The Mets should be. Now, to be clear: The Mets paid $2 on the dollar for the young, impressive closer last offseason, only to see that trade quickly challen...
05:00, 07/25/2019

Why Mets chose not to start Pete Alonso The Mets had to think rookie slugger Pete Alonso was pretty gassed to take him out of the lineup Friday night against one of the top left-handed starters in baseball, Clayton Kershaw of the Dodgers. “...
12:42, 09/14/2019

Time for Brodie Van Wagenen to own his Mets mess A Mets season already in tatters by the Fourth of July is not a new phenomenon. But the architect of this latest disappointment has changed, and he owes it to the fans to explain what occurred and if ...
04:42, 07/05/2019

Jay Bruce has had ‘bizarre’ season since Mets trade Jay Bruce could only find one word to accurately describe his season up to this point. “Bizarre,” the former Mets outfielder told The Post before his new team, the Mariners, began a three-game series ...
03:00, 05/07/2019

Mets’ Jason Vargas is doing wonders for his trade value If the Mets are looking to shop Jason Vargas, now might be the best time. Through six innings against the Padres on Tuesday, Vargas allowed just one hit and recorded eight strikeouts, three of which c...
11:14, 07/24/2019

Tim Tebow’s Mets pipe dream is on hold Tim Tebow’s dreadful season just got worse. The Heisman-winner-turned-minor-league-outfielder has been placed on the Triple-A Syracuse Mets’ injured list after suffering a cut on his left hand — which...
11:14, 07/24/2019

Mets’ Darling says he has been diagnosed with thyroid cancer NEW YORK (AP) — Mets announcer Ron Darling says he has thyroid cancer and hopes to return to SNY’s broadcast booth in about a month. Darling issued a statement April 13 saying he planned to have...
22:14, 05/06/2019

Mets’ new Edwin Diaz strategy is out of desperation Mickey Callaway is now open to letting closer Edwin Diaz throw as many as two innings, partly because the manager is less comfortable with the consequences of losses. “We don’t want to lose some of ou...
11:14, 07/24/2019

Mets vs. Dodgers: Syndergaard and Ramos will be on same page Feelin’ lucky on this Friday the 13th? “Hustlers” starring Jennifer Lopez, Constance Wu and Cardi B opens in theaters. Robbie Cano, as you know, is not interested. Mets D’stroyed the D’backs. Bump up ...
03:28, 09/14/2019

Yahoo’s Mets site is dead before it was ever alive Do you remember the Yahoo Sports subscription Mets site that was going to be the start of a potential challenge to The Athletic’s paid model? Well, it’s not happening. It is dead before it was ever al...
00:56, 07/24/2019

Is the Mets’ Wild Season Careening Into the Playoffs? It would have been hard to imagine a month ago, but the Mets are squarely in the race for a wild-card spot — and with an apparent camaraderie that other teams might envy....
05:56, 09/13/2019

Mets showing all signs of a bad team — but there is some hope SAN DIEGO — Now this historical comparison, I did not see coming as the Mets gathered their belongings to get the heck out of America’s classiest city, their season on the brink. A 3-2 loss to the Pad...
04:42, 05/09/2019

Nothing’s coming easy for Mets’ Noah Syndergaard Noah Syndergaard got the win despite allowing four runs in five innings while pitching to Tomas Nido. He admitted he’s fighting himself. “When I get on the mound, it’s pretty much me against me,’’ Syn...
10:14, 07/07/2019

Zack Wheeler, With His Bat and Arm, Carries the Mets Over the Phillies Wheeler hit his first major league home run and struck out 11 in seven sharp innings as the Mets handed the Philadelphia Phillies their fifth loss in six games....
18:56, 04/28/2019

Alonso’s 2-run homer lifts Mets to 7-6 win vs Padres SAN DIEGO (AP) — Rookie Pete Alonso got his revenge against San Diego by hitting a 449-foot, two-run home run with no outs in the ninth inning to lift the New York Mets to a 7-6 victory over the Padre...
11:56, 05/08/2019

Report: Mets’ Syndergaard on trading block Expect right-handed pitcher Noah Syndergaard to be a quality starter on the trading block ahead of the July 31 deadline, ESPN reported Thursday through a source....
07:28, 07/26/2019

Solving the Mets’ defensive nightmare before it gets worse The Mets are a terrible defensive team. The execrable bullpen is a more overt culprit in explaining how a team with expectations could begin the holiday weekend with a better record than only one othe...
21:14, 07/06/2019

Jed Lowrie’s return to the Mets’ lineup is imminent SAN DIEGO — The Mets’ almost forgotten free-agent addition is nearing his debut with the club. Jed Lowrie could join the team as soon as Friday, according to manager Mickey Callaway, potentially provi...
11:28, 05/08/2019

Mets’ problems much deeper than Mickey Callaway SAN DIEGO — Before you conclude that Mickey Callaway is the disease that ails the Mets, consider this data point: This team reported to work Tuesday at Petco Park having scored 156 runs and allowed 18...
07:42, 05/08/2019

Why improved Mets are no longer toxic to bettors Maybe it’s not a blue-chip investment, but the Mets have become a team you can bet on for value since the All-Star break. The Mets return to action at Citi Field on Tuesday night against the Padres on...
17:56, 07/23/2019

It’s getting harder for Mets to sell their bright future Jerry Seinfeld was the guest attraction at Citi Field on Friday night complete with Seinfeld Bobblehead dolls and frequent highlights from his long-running sitcom. You figured it was going to be a goo...
11:59, 07/06/2019

What Mets ‘loved’ in Noah Syndergaard’s return Noah Syndergaard took the mound for the first time on Sunday since going on the 10-day injured list with a right hamstring strain June 16. The big right-hander threw 5 ²/₃ innings, allowing seven hits...
16:56, 07/01/2019

Happy Bobby Bonilla Day! Why Mets pay him $1.19M every July 1 Bobby Bo hasn't called Queens home since 1999, but today he'll receive a hefty check from his former employer -- just as he does every year on this date. Here's what you need to know about Bonilla's u...
19:00, 07/01/2019

Jeff McNeil’s other side that has become Mets blessing The play was lost in a haze of bad Noah Syndergaard pitches and wonder about the righty’s relationship with catcher Wilson Ramos. But the fourth inning Friday night began with Matt Beatty grounding a ...
02:28, 09/15/2019

Todd Frazier is seeing his Mets role diminish Todd Frazier is more than a platoon player for the Mets these days, but certainly less than a starter. That point became evident Monday, as the third baseman was on the bench for a second straight gam...
10:00, 09/10/2019

Michael Conforto is on tear Mets have been waiting for The shine has faded. The shadows have grown. Jeff McNeil, 27, sits atop the Mets lineup, earning an All-Star Game invitation, and leading the National League in batting average, during his first full ...
07:42, 07/29/2019

Frustrating loss exposes all that is wrong with Mets WASHINGTON — The Mets had tasted prosperity for the first time in a long while, and so that was probably why the 5-1 loss the Nationals slapped on them Wednesday night was so frustrating. They had dra...
11:14, 05/16/2019

MLB notebook: Mets place reliever Familia on IL Bothered by a sore right shoulder and some rough outings recently, New York Mets reliever Jeurys Familia was placed on the 10-day injury list Wednesday....
07:28, 05/02/2019

Mets vs. White Sox: Zack Wheeler will keep streak going Dinosaurs found in France as well as in Detroit this week. French discovered bones belonging to the giant sauropod while Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders were in Motown for the democratic debate. … ...
17:14, 08/01/2019

MLB notebook: Jays send Stroman to Mets The Toronto Blue Jays traded right-handed pitcher Marcus Stroman and cash to the New York Mets for minor league pitchers Anthony Kay, a left-hander, and righty Simeon Woods-Richardson, both teams anno...
11:14, 07/29/2019

Mets activate Jed Lowrie from IL for 1st time this season New York Mets activate infielder Jed Lowrie from 60-day injured list for 1st time this season after signing $20 million, 2-year deal in January       ...
01:28, 09/08/2019

New street to be named after Mets great Tom Seaver It’s an Amazin’ street name fitting for “Tom Terrific.” The City Council on Wednesday approved renaming a seven-block stretch outside Citi Field in Queens “Seaver Way,” in honor of Mets legend Tom Sea...
23:00, 06/26/2019

Mets must solve ongoing dilemmas before it’s too late WASHINGTON — Two off days following an abbreviated two-game sweep of the Marlins gave the Mets a chance to reset before facing the scuffling Nationals. But the fact remains the Mets are one game below...
07:42, 05/14/2019

Mets are strangely relevant in Brodie’s biggest win yet CHICAGO — Remember Toonces the Driving Cat? For some inexplicable reason, in this recurring “Saturday Night Live” sketch, Toonces’ human owners thought it would be a good idea to let the enthusiastic ...
08:56, 08/01/2019

Mets facing five pressing questions for the stretch run At the top of the list over the Mets’ final 23 games is trying to erase a wild-card deficit that stands at five games, but jobs are also on the line and milestones in play over these next three-plus w...
11:42, 09/06/2019

Have the Mets actually turned their season around? Or is it just an NL East mirage? The Mets themselves would have you believe it is simply a rounding into form of a championship-caliber team, but in this division, it's probably not that simple....
18:28, 05/15/2019

Brodie Van Wagenen admits Mets defeat: ‘They came and got us’ Well, Brodie Van Wagenen did ask for it. The Mets general manager in mid-January infamously challenged the rest of the NL East to “come get us” after a series of offseason acquisitions. Now, just afte...
23:56, 07/12/2019

When Noah Syndergaard could return to Mets’ rotation Noah Syndergaard could have a Sunday rotation spot awaiting him. The Mets right-hander pitched Tuesday in a rehab start for Single-A Brooklyn at Aberdeen, where he allowed three earned runs over five ...
09:56, 06/26/2019

Noah Syndergaard gave Mets and scouts what they want to see MIAMI — This was the kind of start Noah Syndergaard needed. So did the Mets. It didn’t hurt that a good number of scouts were in the stands Saturday night at Marlins Park to see the big right-hander, ...
05:42, 07/14/2019

Mets vs. Reds: This won’t be Jacob deGrom’s night Justin Trudeau, Canadian Prime Minister and multi-talented teacher, snowboarder and makeup artist, will soon be releasing his cover of the Beatles classic, “I Should Have Known Better.” Amazin’, no? T...
22:42, 09/20/2019

Mets score 3 in 9th, beat White Sox 4-2 for 6th straight win Todd Frazier hit a tiebreaking single in the ninth inning, Michael Conforto added a two-run single and the New York Mets beat the Chicago White Sox 4-2 for their season-best sixth straight victory &#...
07:42, 08/01/2019

Mets Rebound to Beat Nationals and Win Series A day after giving up seven runs in the ninth inning of an 11-10 loss, the Mets’ bullpen held up and gave the Mets two wins in their three-game series....
02:42, 09/05/2019

Even Justin Wilson is bit by Mets’ bullpen struggles As the Mets shuffled through nearly every possible bullpen option in an attempt to contain the Phillies on Sunday, the hope was that Justin Wilson could continue his recent stretch of solid outings. B...
12:56, 09/09/2019

Edwin Diaz is hurting the Mets in different ways Edwin Diaz served up another home run — and another low-ball offer Brodie Van Wagenen’s way. Pitching for the first time since being struck in his left big toe by a Manny Machado line drive Thursday a...
07:42, 07/29/2019

Mets brought Zack Wheeler nightmare upon themselves Once again the Mets have put themselves behind the eight ball. It’s the Mets Way. When baseball life is difficult, make it more difficult. Whatever trade value Zack Wheeler had has been severely compr...
02:00, 07/16/2019

Jeurys Familia isn’t helping his Mets case at all MIAMI — Jeurys Familia received an ideal low-risk opportunity to regain the Mets’ trust Sunday, but flopped. The struggling reliever was summoned to protect a four-run lead in the seventh inning at Ma...
06:00, 07/15/2019

Jay Bruce’s Double Leads the Phillies Over the Mets The Phillies overcame a 4-0 deficit against the Mets’ bullpen, spoiling a strong start from Jason Vargas, who tied a career high with 10 strikeouts before being pulled after only 77 pitches....
12:00, 06/27/2019

Two bad innings sink Mets’ Zack Wheeler WASHINGTON — The Mets survived Zack Wheeler’s dreaded one big meltdown Thursday. Then he gave up one big hit. After Wheeler got tagged for four runs in the first inning, the Mets recovered to tie the ...
08:28, 05/17/2019

Mets fine Callaway, Vargas after run-in with reporter Mets fine manager Mickey Callaway and pitcher Jason Vargas for their expletive-filled confrontation with a reporter       ...
01:42, 06/25/2019

Nationals hold off Mets for rare series win Gerardo Parra went 3-for-3, including a homer, drove in three runs and scored three as the host Washington Nationals beat the New York Mets 7-6 Thursday, winning a series for the first time in a month...
00:00, 05/17/2019

Mets top Marlins to earn road series win Two of the New York Mets' All-Stars led the struggling Mets to their first road series win since early April with Sunday's 6-2 victory over the Miami Marlins....
00:56, 07/15/2019

Jeurys Familia now facing his next Mets dare Jeurys Familia’s pedigree and contract alone won’t be enough. For now, he’s going to have to prove he’s worthy of returning to his previous role as the team’s setup man. Until that happens, Seth Lugo ...
04:14, 05/13/2019

Jacob deGrom’s gem keeps the Mets’ dream alive CINCINNATI — Jacob deGrom’s chances of winning the NL Cy Young award appear much greater than the Mets’ playoff odds, but that doesn’t mean the pitcher and his team can’t dream the dream. Friday night...
07:28, 09/21/2019

Mike Francesa goes off on the hapless Mets: ‘Fire all of ‘em’ As if his live-action rant wasn’t enough, Mike Francesa wanted to make extra sure everyone knew. “Yes, the Mets annoyed me this afternoon,” the WFAN host tweeted. It’s no wonde...
05:00, 06/28/2019

Mets have a Jeff McNeil scare they really can’t afford WASHINGTON — Opposing pitchers have been unable to slow down Jeff McNeil, but an injury did Thursday against the Nationals. The Mets’ best hitter left the game after the top of the third w...
02:28, 05/17/2019

Mets’ J.D. Davis outfield experiment has begun WASHINGTON — J.D. Davis had been limited to third base in his first six weeks with the Mets, but he received a different opportunity in Wednesday’s eighth inning. After beginning workouts in the outfi...
11:14, 05/16/2019

Noah Syndergaard is just as confused as Mets fans Noah Syndergaard went from sad to confused about the Mets trade-deadline moves and the rumors surrounding him. After the Mets finished a three-game sweep the Pirates on Sunday, the righty posted a dej...
07:42, 07/29/2019

Former Mets outfielder Kirk Nieuwenhuis retires Kirk Nieuwenhuis is calling it quits. The former Met, who was playing for manager Wally Backman’s Long Island Ducks, retired on Friday, according to multiple reports. Nieuwenhuis hit .259 with 1...
07:56, 07/13/2019

Yankees’ rotation can’t take much more of this This was another game when attention focused on the Yankees’ offense and bullpen, though not for what had become familiar positive reasons. In 11 innings Saturday, the Yankees could muster just one ru...
08:56, 05/19/2019

Yankees getting it done with openers, but don’t need it to last Freddy Galvis fouled off one, two, three, four, five Aroldis Chapman pitches on Tuesday night, a called strike splitting up foul balls one and two, before finally knocking a slow grounder to second ba...
09:56, 06/26/2019

The Yankees Are Cursed The Yankees, who spent the first week of the season getting everybody hurt, and then a few months later, did it again just to set some all-time IL records, are getting healthy. Just in time for the pl...
18:42, 09/18/2019

Why the Yankees were without their setup man BALTIMORE — Because Zack Britton didn’t pitch Tuesday and the Yankees had a two-run lead at the start of the eighth inning in the Yankees’ 7-5 win over the Orioles on Wednesday night, it was unusual t...
09:14, 05/23/2019

Drama and Yankees just don’t mix any more BALTIMORE — You can hop on the Acela, make your way a couple hours south of the Citi Field funny farm, and still the zaniness doesn’t stop. Bored with a lack of Mets news? As the old joke about the we...
06:56, 05/23/2019

Yankees know this win was more important than others When the Mets beat the Dodgers 10 out of 11 in 1988, that sure didn’t stop Mike Scioscia from taking Doc Gooden deep in the ninth inning of Game 4, and it sure didn’t prevent Los Angeles from ultimate...
17:28, 09/01/2019

Yankees know his win was more important than others When the Mets beat the Dodgers 10 out of 11 in 1988, that sure didn’t stop Mike Scioscia from taking Doc Gooden deep in the ninth inning of Game 4, and it sure didn’t prevent Los Angeles from ultimate...
10:14, 09/01/2019

The Yankees Are Falling Apart Again Not on the field, mind you, where New York had the best weekend it could’ve hoped for, completing a four-game sweep of Boston to preserve the best record in the league and all but end the Red Sox’s pl...
21:28, 08/05/2019

No matter where, it’s still Yankees vs. Red Sox LONDON — Because London Stadium was swollen with an October feel on Friday for a workout, it was easy to confuse it with a postseason atmosphere ahead of the initial major league game played in a city...
14:28, 06/29/2019

The Yankees really are savages The Yankees were savages in the box Thursday, just ask Aaron Boone. Much like they have been all season. Boone made that point to young umpire Brennan Miller and was tossed for his second-inning outbu...
04:14, 07/19/2019

Ruben Tejada DFA’d as Mets return lasts all of a week Ruben Tejada’s Mets return lasted about a week. The team announced Thursday it designated Tejada for assignment, eight days after it called him up and he played his first game as a Met since hav...
00:28, 08/23/2019

Mets vs. Giants: Zack Wheeler will beat San Francisco Tour de Fraud champ Lance Armstrong on his “Next Stage” interview: “I wouldn’t change a thing … the way I acted … the lessons I’ve learned … I don’t get investigated, sanctioned.” St...
17:56, 06/06/2019

Murphy homers, benches clear, Rockies top Mets 5-1 NEW YORK (AP) — Ian Desmond got plunked square in the back by a pitch from New York Mets rookie Drew Gagnon immediately after two colossal Colorado homers, leading to a bench-clearing scrum late in th...
05:14, 06/08/2019

Mets 2B Robinson Canó goes back on 10-day injured list NEW YORK (AP) — Robinson Canó is right back on the injured list. Four days after returning to the lineup, the second baseman was placed on the 10-day IL again by the New York Mets with tightness in hi...
19:14, 06/09/2019

Young duo’s monster night gives Mets win they needed: ‘That’s nuts’ ATLANTA — High-fives were in abundance for the Mets on Thursday, mostly from the relief of snapping a three-game losing streak. But the fives that screamed the loudest were in the box score next to th...
10:42, 08/16/2019

Mets’ Ron Darling returning to TV booth after cancer surgery NEW YORK (AP) — Mets announcer Ron Darling is returning to the team’s broadcast booth Tuesday night following surgery to treat thyroid cancer. Darling said April 13 he was taking a medical leave...
19:56, 06/03/2019

Mets reliever Gsellman has partially torn lat muscle Mets reliever Robert Gsellman has a partially torn lat muscle that puts the rest of his season in jeopardy, a significant blow to New York's improved bullpen as the team chases a playoff spot &#...
01:14, 08/21/2019

When Mets are planning to return Steven Matz to rotation Steven Matz’s return to the Mets rotation could come as soon as the team’s first series following the All-Star break. Though the Mets have the option of going with a short rotation for the first week ...
11:59, 07/06/2019

This is the Travis d’Arnaud Mets dreamed of: ‘Coolest night ever’ Travis d’Arnaud is doing what the Mets dreamed of this year: helping in a playoff race, hitting for average and power, and absolutely killing the Yankees while he’s at it. All it took was getting out ...
06:56, 07/16/2019

Mets’ Mickey Callaway can breathe sigh of relief — for 1 day Mea culpa Mickey is 1-0. And this time Mickey Callaway pushed his starting pitcher Jason Vargas to 117 pitches and a complete game, considering the state of the Mets bullpen that is long overdue. The ...
17:56, 06/06/2019

Cano homers in 2nd straight game, Mets top Marlins 6-2 Robinson Cano homered for the second consecutive game to help lead the New York Mets to a 6-2 win over the Miami Marlins.       ...
00:42, 07/15/2019

LEADING OFF: Kluber shut down, Mets making moves LEADING OFF: Kluber rehab shut down, Mets making moves as schedule toughens, Verlander faces Cabrera for first time, Marlins-Braves with hot tempers again       ...
13:14, 08/21/2019

Robinson Cano now batting fifth as Mets’ lineup becomes ‘more fluid’ Robinson Cano’s days of batting third appear to have ended. Mets manager Mickey Callaway has dropped Cano to fifth in the order to open the second half of the season Friday night against the Marlins i...
23:56, 07/12/2019

Steven Matz States His Case in Win for Mets Against Rockies Matz, hampered by injuries while Jacob deGrom, Noah Syndergaard and Zack Wheeler stood tall, struck out 10 and threw 120 pitches. Pete Alonso had his 21st home run....
07:56, 06/09/2019

Steven Matz stumbles in dud as frustration sets in for Mets PHOENIX — On a positive note for the Mets, their bullpen didn’t blow the game Sunday. That’s what happens when your starting pitcher sputters, in a rare lackluster performance, and the lineup behind h...
05:56, 06/03/2019

Mets bullpen has rare stellar night for third-straight win MINNEAPOLIS — Who were these guys and where are they hiding the real Mets relievers? A bullpen that has been adept like maybe no other in the major leagues at igniting blazes was asked to rescue the M...
08:14, 07/17/2019

Inside Jeff McNeil’s insane Mets run: What fans don’t see MIAMI — In the hitters’ meeting before the game, Jeff McNeil let his teammates know he was going to put them ahead, 1-0 Sunday against the Marlins. Mickey Callaway told McNeil, “I want to see an 11-pi...
04:56, 07/15/2019

Pete Alonso has turned four letters into Mets rallying cry Pete Alonso’s trade deadline rallying cry for support from fans has been rewarded. After their doubleheader sweep of the Miami Marlins on Monday night, Alonso was asked by SNY’s Steve Gelbs abou...
01:56, 08/07/2019

Mickey Callaway’s Mets anger may be coming too late PHOENIX — That short leash on Mickey Callaway just got shorter. Remember the 6-1 homestand. Forget it. This is who the Mets are right now. Steven Matz continued his horror-show first innings, giving u...
05:56, 06/03/2019

Noah Syndergaard is face of the Mets’ great unknown Brodie Van Wagenen, several hours before Sunday’s Rockies-Mets series finale, addressed a group of season-ticket holders sitting down the left-field line at Citi Field and mentioned anticipating earli...
01:28, 06/10/2019

Inside the Mets’ plan to to save Jeurys Familia SAN FRANCISCO — Simply, it can be called “Project Familia.” The Mets began this second half last week with slim NL wild-card possibilities, which had improved modestly with a four-game winning streak ...
04:14, 07/19/2019

What Zack Wheeler thinks of his mysterious Mets future The command was pinpoint. The breaks were sharp. The radar gun expressed no concern. Zack Wheeler threw 30 pitches Tuesday afternoon, and walked off the Citi Field mound, ready to return from the shou...
11:14, 07/24/2019

The other factor in Tomas Nido’s expanded Mets role Tomas Nido doesn’t care who he catches — as long as he’s catching. Nido was involved in big news this week when The Post first reported Tuesday that he, and not veteran starter Wilson Ramos, would be ...
05:42, 07/05/2019

Robinson Cano awakens to help Mets end their Marlins misery MIAMI — Robinson Cano’s summer slumber took a hiatus Saturday night so he could enjoy a Fish dinner. He deposited a curveball thrown by the Marlins’ Nick Anderson into the right-field upper deck, allo...
04:00, 07/14/2019

Mets activate Robinson Canó from IL after quadriceps strain NEW YORK (AP) — The Mets have activated All-Star second baseman Robinson Canó from the injured list. Canó was set to bat third for New York against the San Francisco Giants on Wednesday night. He̵...
21:42, 06/05/2019

Robinson Cano, Better Than Vintage, Hits 3 Homers in Mets’ Win Mired in his worst offensive season in the majors, Cano had what might have been the best game of his 15-year career. “It sort of feels good,” he said....
06:14, 07/24/2019

The second-half success blueprint the Mets can ride to the playoffs When the Mets play well in the second half, they generally make the playoffs. The Mets have reached the postseason nine times, never producing worse than a .588 winning percentage after the All-Star b...
21:00, 08/19/2019

Mets can no longer hide from their trade-deadline reality MIAMI — After a four-day break from the grind, harsh reality beckons the Mets on Friday. Once a team that had designs on competing for the postseason, this disappointing bunch will begin the second ha...
01:42, 07/12/2019

Zack Wheeler report comes in with Mets watching closely SAN FRANCISCO — Zack Wheeler has taken the first steps in what the Mets hope will be a fast return from the injured list. On Thursday, the right-hander played catch for a second straight day and repor...
09:00, 07/19/2019

Where Mets’ Jeff McNeil stands regarding hamstring injury Jeff McNeil (hamstring) had another active day Wednesday, taking batting practice with the first group of hitters, fielding ground balls at second base and shagging fly balls in center field. “It feel...
11:14, 08/22/2019

J.D. Davis explains why he’ll be keeping ripped Mets jersey Early in spring training, there was some thought J.D. Davis could begin the year at Triple-A Syracuse. Now, it’s hard to envision the Mets without him. The converted outfielder was finally given a cha...
11:14, 08/22/2019

Mets’ offense and bullpen fail Jacob deGrom The Mets started a critical stretch of games Friday night the same way their benches-clearing clash against the Rockies ended: with a dud. There was a lot of talking and not much action, the same as t...
04:42, 06/08/2019

Zack Wheeler’s return to anxious Mets has one last hurdle SAN FRANCISCO — Zack Wheeler’s return from the injured list now likely just hinges on waking up Monday without discomfort. The right-hander threw a bullpen session Sunday before the Mets faced the Gia...
02:00, 07/22/2019

Mets look overmatched by lowly Royals in series-opening dud KANSAS CITY, Mo. — They couldn’t save a few hits from the previous game? Such is baseball’s fickle nature that the Mets could total a season-high 23 hits against the Braves one night and then appear o...
18:14, 08/17/2019

Pete Alonso’s mental toughness helped Mets win this one KANSAS CITY, Mo. — There was a Polar Bear Grand Slam Plan. This is the underappreciated aspect of the amazin’ Mets rookie. Pete Alonso has a plan for everything and works hard to achieve success. His ...
09:42, 08/18/2019

Jarred Kelenic, Justin Dunn have become 1-2 punch to Mets’ gut CLEVELAND — The possibility of no longer being a Met, the team he had joined out of high school just months earlier, struck Jarred Kelenic last fall as he dined at a Port St. Lucie restaurant. “I look...
13:14, 07/08/2019

Mickey Callaway’s Mets quest has some Terry Francona in it The mentor owns two World Series championship rings as a manager and came within a Game 7 of winning another. The pupil manages the hottest team in the National League since the All-Star break and is ...
14:28, 08/21/2019

Only way Mets should trade Jacob deGrom: ‘The smart play’ CLEVELAND — An agent named Brodie Van Wagenen used the megaphone that was this event last year — media day when reporters receive extended access to every All-Star — to make the biggest noise of the e...
05:42, 07/09/2019

Mets’ Craig Kimbrel reluctance screams more horrors Instead of relief, all the Mets get is agita. But the team’s search for answers is limited in scope based on a reluctance to sign Craig Kimbrel and the scarcity of potential trade options this early, ...
12:28, 06/04/2019

Mets’ Jason Vargas is covering up his biggest flaw MINNEAPOLIS — The ball is flying against Jason Vargas, but he has still managed to keep his season afloat. The veteran lefty surrendered two home runs Wednesday — running his total to eight over his p...
12:28, 07/18/2019

The mantra Mets must embrace as schedule turns ugly Since Mickey’s Miscue, the Mets have won two straight games. Thanks to late-inning heroics from Todd Frazier and Jeff McNeil and a flurry of moves by Mickey Callaway that worked, the Mets knocked off ...
07:42, 06/07/2019

Don’t expect Brodie Van Wagenen to deal Mets’ top two arms MIAMI — Jacob deGrom and Noah Syndergaard probably can plan on continuing with the Mets beyond July 31. In assessing his trade chips Friday, general manager Brodie Van Wagenen said he would expect bot...
10:00, 07/13/2019

Mets launch Zack Wheeler trade talks with Red Sox, many others CLEVELAND — In the strongest sign yet of which way they are leaning before the trade deadline, the Mets have engaged the Red Sox on Zack Wheeler, The Post has learned. The talks were described a...
05:42, 07/09/2019

Yasmani Grandal: Why anticipated Mets deal never happened Yasmani Grandal is a National League All-Star. By the way that FanGraphs measures Wins Above Replacement, he leads all catchers in that category ahead of fellow All-Stars such as J.T. Realmuto, Willso...
10:14, 07/09/2019

Mets confident an Edwin Diaz resurgence may be ‘this close’ KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Mets pitching coach Phil Regan held his left thumb about a half-inch from his index finger on Saturday when discussing his pet project. “I think we’re this close,” Regan said, refer...
09:42, 08/18/2019

Yastrzemski homers in 12th to lift Giants over Mets 3-2 Mike Yastrzemski homered with one out in the bottom of the 12th inning to give the San Francisco Giants a 3-2 victory over the New York Mets       ...
03:56, 07/22/2019

Anthony Kay’s rise to Mets halted by Triple-A phenomenon CLEVELAND — Anthony Kay, having pitched well enough to reach the Futures Game at Progressive Field and sharp enough to understand the bad optics of excuse-making, worked hard Sunday afternoon to take ...
04:56, 07/08/2019

Mets’ bullpen implodes again in ugly defeat to Giants Robert Gsellman’s recent slump continued in just about the worst spot imaginable for the Mets on Tuesday night. Summoned to pitch the 10th inning, the overworked right-hander recorded only one out and...
05:00, 06/05/2019

Jarred Kelenic’s mother is sick of Mets stories about her son Jarred Kelenic will always be tied to the Mets and that doesn’t sit well with the former first-round draft pick’s mother. “It still surprises me seeing him in New York newspapers aft...
06:28, 07/23/2019

Mets go from chair throwing to ejections to a hard-fought win A chair-throwing GM, four batters being hit by pitches leading to multiple ejections and a big hit by Tomas Nido. And the closer barely hanging onto his job finished it against the heart of the order....
06:14, 07/07/2019

Brodie Van Wagenen — not a chair — is to blame for Mets’ mess Someone at Citi Field needs to order a few more chairs if general manager Brodie Van Wagenen is going to go full Bobby Knight every time the Mets lose a game. According to a report by The Post’s Mike ...
10:14, 07/07/2019

Mets get Zack Wheeler news they hoped for: ‘I should be good to go’ MINNEAPOLIS — Zack Wheeler is aware of the baseball calendar, but can only shrug at the mention of how his recent injury might affect the Mets’ plans. The right-hander was placed on the injured list b...
08:14, 07/17/2019

Reports: Mets GM throws chair in heated meeting The All-Star break is not quite here yet, but the New York Mets have had enough drama to fill numerous seasons, and that was before their general manager reportedly threw a chair during a heated meeti...
10:28, 07/07/2019

Mets select Brett Baty in MLB draft surprise The Mets added to the one strength of their minor league system. Need had to wait. After being linked to a number of college pitchers, general manager Brodie Van Wagenen’s first draft pick Monday nigh...
04:42, 06/04/2019

What Endy Chavez is up to now after legacy-defining Mets catch It only takes one play. Endy Chavez the architect behind one of the most iconic catches in Mets history, became one of the most beloved figures ever to play for the Mets when he robbed St. Louis’ Scot...
14:00, 07/07/2019

Pete Alonso is Mets’ Linsanity — with staying power CLEVELAND — For a few weeks he made even the most depressed fans of the team dream. He was the best kind of story, practically out of nowhere, magical, overcoming all the negativity and bad history an...
10:56, 07/10/2019

Mets’ Amed Rosario hitting more homers because of one tweak Amed Rosario is well ahead of schedule. Breaking open Wednesday’s 7-0 win over the Giants with a three-run homer, the Mets shortstop hit his seventh home run of the season. Last year, Rosario didn’t h...
17:56, 06/06/2019

Why the Mets’ chances of trading Wilson Ramos are slim SAN FRANCISCO — As disappointing as Wilson Ramos has performed for the Mets in his first season, some level of hope had existed in recent weeks among team officials that a trade market might materiali...
03:28, 07/20/2019

Jeurys Familia has Mets bullpen prediction for the second half MIAMI — Jeurys Familia’s attempt at resurrecting his season will include a steady oversight from a trusted presence. In deciding on a new bullpen coach last month, team officials put a heavy emphasis ...
09:28, 07/14/2019

Cano out of Mets lineup day after tweaking injured quad NEW YORK (AP) — Robinson Cano is out of the New York Mets’ lineup against San Francisco, a day after tweaking his left quadriceps. Mets manager Mickey Callaway said Cano was being evaluated and ...
18:28, 06/06/2019

Mets, who once saw themselves as contenders, have changed tune and will be sellers at deadline New York Mets GM Brodie Van Wagenen says team must 'face our reality' heading into deadline, says Mickey Callaway will be manager rest of season.       ...
04:00, 07/13/2019

Travis d’Arnaud epitomizes huge Mets flaw that needs to end You know what would scare the heck out of me if I ran the Mets and was considering whether to trade Noah Syndergaard? Travis d’Arnaud. The Mets botched every step along the way this year with d’Arnaud...
23:00, 07/20/2019

Nationals dealt Max Scherzer blow for Mets series As the Mets, suddenly contenders for an NL wild card, prepare to play host to the Nationals this weekend in a key test, they won’t have to face Washington’s best pitcher, Max Scherzer. There was hope ...
05:28, 08/08/2019

Bruce’s double vs old team lifts Phils over Mets 5-4 in 10 PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Jay Bruce ripped an RBI double in the bottom of the 10th inning against his former team, and the Philadelphia Phillies rallied to beat the reeling New York Mets 5-4 Wednesday night...
07:56, 06/27/2019

Sorting through confusion of Mets’ Marcus Stroman trade They were in fourth place, 7 ¹/₂ games out of a wild card, yet desperate to believe they were in it and to convince their fan base to keep coming to games. So the Mets made a win-now move and sacrific...
07:42, 07/29/2019

Jason Vargas’ rebuttal of reporter freak out is so Mets PHILADELPHIA — This time the list of indignities for the Mets included: — A major-league high 19th blown save, this time by Seth Lugo. It was the Mets’ 81st game of the year, so it doesn’t take a beau...
07:28, 06/27/2019

Chris Mazza gets long-awaited MLB moment with Mets PHILADELPHIA — Chris Mazza was watching the Mets game on TV in his apartment a night earlier when he got the call informing him his dream was about to be realized. And so the right-handed pitcher arri...
07:28, 06/27/2019

Mets’ Jeff McNeil forcing himself into All-Star conversation PHILADELPHIA — The Mets are sticking to their plan of giving Jeff McNeil sporadic days off to make sure he stays healthy the rest of the year. But they wouldn’t mind him having to play an extra game d...
03:42, 06/27/2019

Alzolay’s strong debut, 6-run 3rd lead Cubs over Mets 7-4 CHICAGO (AP) — Whether rookie Adbert Alzolay stays in the majors for the remainder of the season is a question for another day. The 24-year-old from Venezuela showed he belongs Thursday night. Alzolay...
10:00, 06/21/2019

Reliving Mets’ mysterious black cat game five decades later This is the first of a five-part series honoring the 50th anniversary of the 1969 Miracle Mets: Which do you believe in more: miracles, or the bad-luck superstition surrounding black cats? Barely a de...
09:56, 06/26/2019