Battle of the Old Home Town vs New

deGrom discusses future in advance of ASG

New York Mets News - July 16, 2018 - 1:35pm
A celebration of Jacob deGrom's present turned into an examination of his future on Monday, when deGrom's agent suggested that the Mets should either sign him to a long-term contract extension, or trade him.

Alonso shows the kind of power you can't fake

New York Mets News - July 15, 2018 - 5:02pm
The SiriusXM All-Star Futures Game is often the most interesting part of All-Star weekend, and not just because we get to see the best talent in the Minor Leagues all in one spot. It's because for many of these players, it's the first time we get them in front of the Statcast tracking cameras, and therefore the first time we can see if the data matches the prodigious scouting reports. For a handful of the future stars we saw on Sunday, the answer is yes -- in some cases loudly so.

Alonso launches 2-run homer in Futures Game

New York Mets News - July 15, 2018 - 4:58pm
Each team slugged four home runs, but it was Team USA who came out on top in a 10-6 victory at Sunday's SiriusXM All-Star Futures Game at Nationals Park.

Rocky bullpen can't pick up stellar Oswalt

New York Mets News - July 15, 2018 - 2:20pm
Given their expectations at the start of this season, the Mets might have expected to ship off three or four players to the All-Star Game in Washington, while the rest traveled home, enjoyed a few days of rest and reported back to work fresh for a second-half pennant push.

Mets turn to Thor to open Subway Series

New York Mets News - July 15, 2018 - 11:45am
Every Met but Jacob deGrom will enjoy a four-day rest this week, as players scatter for the All-Star break from Monday through Thursday. They'll return to New York for a three-game series starting Friday at Yankee Stadium. Noah Syndergaard, who just returned from a seven-week stay on the disabled list, will start the 7:05 p.m. ET opener.

Cespedes set for sim game, could return Friday

New York Mets News - July 15, 2018 - 9:45am
Yoenis Cespedes will take a tangible step forward in his rehab from a strained right hip flexor on Monday, with the outfielder scheduled to play five innings in left field in a simulated game in Port St. Lucie, Fla. The Mets remain hopeful that Cespedes can come off the disabled list as soon as Friday at Yankee Stadium, where he could serve as their designated hitter.

WATCH LIVE: SiriusXM All-Star Futures Game

New York Mets News - July 14, 2018 - 4:58pm
Watch on MLB Network, simulcast live on MLB.com, as the next generation of stars play in the SiriusXM All-Star Futures Game at Nationals Park in Washington, D.C.

Wheeler sharp over 7 2/3 in 1st win since April

New York Mets News - July 14, 2018 - 4:26pm
Though a late home run skewed his final line, Zack Wheeler handled the Nationals over 7 2/3 innings to earn his first win since April 29. Wheeler also contributed with the bat, lifting a sac fly as part of a three-run second inning against Nationals starter Austin Voth, who allowed seven runs in his MLB debut. Michael Conforto broke the game open with a three-run homer in the fifth, but Matt Adams brought Washington closer with a two-run shot off Wheeler in the eighth.

Gimenez, Alonso to rep Mets in Futures Game

New York Mets News - July 14, 2018 - 2:23pm
A collection of the best talent in the Minor Leagues has been assembled for the 20th annual SiriusXM All-Star Futures Game, which will be broadcast live from Nationals Park on MLB Network on Sunday at 4 p.m. ET. Below is everything you need to know, with a snapshot of each of the 50 players, with links to scouting reports, tools and grades, stats and video on MLB Pipeline's Prospect Watch.

Fresh off best start, Oswalt closes Mets' 1st half

New York Mets News - July 14, 2018 - 12:53pm
The Mets close out their first half on Sunday behind a pitcher who could play a significant role in the second half. Rookie Corey Oswalt, who submitted his best start as a big leaguer last time out, will pitch opposite Nationals right-hander Jeremy Hellickson in a 1:10 p.m. ET game at Citi Field.

Rivera pulled from rehab game with elbow pain

New York Mets News - July 14, 2018 - 12:33pm
T.J. Rivera's rehab from Tommy John surgery hit a snag on Friday, when the infielder experienced discomfort in his right arm during a game at Triple-A Las Vegas. The Mets planned to reevaluate Rivera on Saturday to determine if they must shut down his Minor League rehab assignment.

Thor tosses 5 sharp IP, hits RBI single in return

New York Mets News - July 13, 2018 - 6:05pm
The Mets' vision of having Noah Syndergaard and Jacob deGrom start 40 percent of their games this season may not have come to fruition, but Syndergaard returned from the disabled list Friday with designs on salvaging the rest of his season.

Wheeler wraps his quality first half vs. Nationals

New York Mets News - July 13, 2018 - 4:31pm
One of several Mets with trade rumors swirling around him, Zack Wheeler will look to cap a positive first half of the season when he starts a 4:10 p.m. ET game Saturday against the Nationals. Wheeler, who owns a 3.44 ERA since the start of June, will oppose rookie right-hander Austin Voth in his Major League debut.

Mets moving prospect McNeil around diamond

New York Mets News - July 13, 2018 - 3:40pm
About a week ago, on a regular conference call that Mets officials hold with their player development staffers, the idea was floated to move prospect Jeff McNeil around the diamond. A natural second baseman, McNeil spent a bit of time at third base and shortstop earlier this season at Double-A Binghamton. But after a promotion to Triple-A Las Vegas last month, he became entrenched at his old position.

Kelenic continues to rake in pro debut

New York Mets News - July 12, 2018 - 9:53pm
Here's MLB Pipeline's roundup of the top prospect performances in the Minor Leagues on Thursday.

Mets come up short despite Matz, Joey Bats

New York Mets News - July 12, 2018 - 7:27pm
The non-waiver Trade Deadline is approaching, and for Mets players, that means on any given night, their trade value will be evaluated. On Thursday night in a 5-4 loss to the Nationals at Citi Field, Jose Bautista left impressions, as he has over the last month, proving his worth.

Bautista's HR smashes fan's beer to bits

New York Mets News - July 12, 2018 - 6:07pm
More like Joey Beertista.

Thor returns to action to face Nationals

New York Mets News - July 12, 2018 - 4:46pm
Set to take on the Nationals at Citi Field on Friday at 7:10 p.m. ET, Noah Syndergaard will make his first Major League outing back from the disabled list. Syndergaard has not started since May 25. Prior to his right index finger strain, Syndergaard had not allowed more than three runs in each of his past 10 starts. Nats righty Tanner Roark will oppose Syndergaard.

Mickey opts to sit Rosario vs. Scherzer

New York Mets News - July 12, 2018 - 3:52pm
The Mets know Amed Rosario is making strides in the right direction. In his past 11 games, Rosario has an on-base percentage of .429, and on Tuesday against the Phillies, the 22-year-old tied his career high with three hits, two of them being triples. That is exactly why manager Mickey Callaway made the decision to keep him out of the lineup on Thursday vs. the Nationals.

How the Mets are looking as Deadline nears

New York Mets News - July 12, 2018 - 7:49am
Here is a look at a trade from each National League East team's past, how it relates to its current roster and what it might mean for them in the final weeks leading up to the July 31 non-waiver Trade Deadline.
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