New York Mets News and Rumors

  • Gee Pitches 7 Innings as Mets Defeat Cardinals 3-2

    Gee Pitches 7 Innings as Mets Defeat Cardinals 3-2

    nytimes.com Updated 1 hour ago
    Dillon Gee allowed singles to four of his first five batters, then settled in to pitch seven innings Sunday in the New York Mets' 3-2 win over the St. Louis Cardinals.
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  • Roundup: Strasburg and Harvey Set for Early Showdown

    Roundup: Strasburg and Harvey Set for Early Showdown

    nytimes.com ESPN.com Mar 28 (yesterday)
    Stephen Strasburg will start for the Washington Nationals in the third game of the season on April 9 in a likely showdown with the Mets’ Matt Harvey.
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  • Sources: Mets, Duda discussing long-term contract extension

    Sources: Mets, Duda discussing long-term contract extension

    MLB.com Mar 28 (yesterday)
    The Mets and Lucas Duda are discussing a long-term contract extension, according to two sources familiar with the negotiations, which would keep the first baseman in Flushing well into his 30s. The Mets have not publicly acknowledged the negotiations, a…
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  • Playing Shortstop for the Mets, Wilmer Flores. Really? Yeah, Re…

    Playing Shortstop for the Mets, Wilmer Flores. Really? Yeah, Really.

    nytimes.com Mar 28 (yesterday)
    The Mets have been unsettled at shortstop for two years. With a live bat but a defense that remains a work in progress, Wilmer Flores still has the confidence of the team’s front office.
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  • So Who Needs Matt Harvey?

    So Who Needs Matt Harvey?

    nytimes.com Mar 27 (yesterday)
    The Mets’ decision to give this year’s opening day start to Bartolo Colon has created something of a stir, but the team has done quite well on opening days regardless of its starting pitcher.
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  • Lackey, Harvey Both Pitch Well, Cardinals Beat Mets

    Lackey, Harvey Both Pitch Well, Cardinals Beat Mets

    nytimes.com Mar 27 (2 days ago)
    Starters John Lackey and Matt Harvey both pitched well Friday as the split-squad St. Louis Cardinals beat the New York Mets 5-4 Friday.
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  • Harvey celebrates b-day with breezy outing

    Harvey celebrates b-day with breezy outing

    MLB.com Mar 27 (2 days ago)
    Matt Harvey didn't let his 26th birthday celebration linger on Friday. The Mets' ace waited out a brief rain delay before setting a new high of 80 pitches in his 4 1/3-inning, one-run outing against the Cardinals.
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  • What to watch for in today's games

    What to watch for in today's games

    MLB.com Mar 27 (2 days ago)
    The Spring Training action continues in Florida and Arizona, with Mets right-hander Matt Harvey taking the mound, several rivals squaring off and a Phillies youngster facing a star-studded Yankees lineup. Here are five things to watch for today on MLB.T…
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  • Flores shakes off sore left foot against Nats

    Flores shakes off sore left foot against Nats

    MLB.com Mar 26 (3 days ago)
    Wilmer Flores' return from a bruised left foot proved relatively uneventful in the Mets' 8-3 win over the Nationals on Thursday, But it just fine for Flores after missing three games with an injury that could have been much worse.
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  • Mets prospect Bowman stellar in spot start

    Mets prospect Bowman stellar in spot start

    MLB.com Mar 26 (3 days ago)
    For Mets prospect Matt Bowman, receiving a last-minute callup for a spot start in Thursday's game was rewarding enough. Doing so against the Nationals, his favorite team since middle school, only added to the experience.
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  • Gonzalez Strong for Nationals in Loss to Mets

    Gonzalez Strong for Nationals in Loss to Mets

    nytimes.com MLB.com Mar 26 (3 days ago)
    Gio Gonzalez loves a challenge, especially when it comes from one of his teammates.
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  • In terms of media buzz, Mets own this town

    In terms of media buzz, Mets own this town

    nydailynews.com Mar 26 (3 days ago)
    When it comes to spring training, nothing is set in stone, cast in iron or written in blood.
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  • Mets shield Colon, give Niese intrasquad duty

    Mets shield Colon, give Niese intrasquad duty

    MLB.com Mar 26 (3 days ago)
    Bartolo Colon, who relies largely on the deception he generates by changing speeds, faced the Nationals five times last season and once already this spring. With his Opening Day start for the Mets only two weeks away, avoiding their hitters was a priori…
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  • Harper misses 2nd straight game with flu bug

    Harper misses 2nd straight game with flu bug

    MLB.com Mar 26 (3 days ago)
    Bryce Harper arrived at Space Coast Stadium initially on Thursday afternoon expecting to play against the Mets. After taking some light swings in the batting cages, however, the outfielder did not feel good and the Nationals sent him home.
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  • Alarmed About Masahiro Tanaka’s Velocity? Slow Down, He Says

    Alarmed About Masahiro Tanaka’s Velocity? Slow Down, He Says

    nytimes.com MLB.com Mar 25 (4 days ago)
    Masahiro Tanaka, who had a mixed outing against the Mets, said he was intentionally throwing more sinkers because he felt his four-seam fastball was hit hard last year. He also indicated that he was trying to relax this spring and not overthrow.
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  • Yankees' two losses to Mets would not have gone over well with …

    Yankees' two losses to Mets would not have gone over well with George Steinbrenner

    nydailynews.com Mar 25 (4 days ago)
    It is an accepted premise — except, of course, when it came to George Steinbrenner — that spring training games are mostly meaningless.
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  • Lagares, Mayberry power up to back sharp Montero

    Lagares, Mayberry power up to back sharp Montero

    MLB.com Mar 25 (4 days ago)
    John Mayberry Jr. homered off Masahiro Tanaka and Juan Lagares cracked a two-run blast off Dellin Betances as the Mets defeated the Yankees, 7-2, on Wednesday at George M. Steinbrenner Field.
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  • Wheeler has successful Tommy John surgery

    Wheeler has successful Tommy John surgery

    MLB.com nytimes.com Mar 25 (4 days ago)
    The first step toward getting right-hander Zack Wheeler back into the Mets' rotation has been completed. Wheeler on Wednesday underwent successful surgery on the flexor pronator tendon and the ulnar collateral ligament in his right elbow.
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  • Cuddyer ready to lead youthful Mets to the postseason

    Cuddyer ready to lead youthful Mets to the postseason

    MLB.com Mar 25 (4 days ago)
    Michael Cuddyer is ready to be a veteran leader for a Mets club that's full of young talent. The 35-year-old Cuddyer, who signed a two-year, $21-million deal in the offseason, is a 14-year veteran who's made it to the playoffs six times.
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  • Video - Gee, Wheeler React To TJ Surgery News 01:51

    Gee, Wheeler React To TJ Surgery News

    Mar 17
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  • Video - Mets Fall To Red Sox 00:28

    Mets Fall To Red Sox

    Mar 16
    Matt Harvey allowed three hits over four scoreless innings for his second strong start following elbow surgery, but the Mets lost to the Red Sox 4-3.
  • Video - Matt Harvey Day, Part 2 03:41

    Matt Harvey Day, Part 2

    Mar 11
    Adam Rubin delivers Wednesday news from Mets camp, including Matt Harvey's second Grapefruit League outing and Dillon Gee getting acclimated to a relief role.
  • Video - Harvey Tosses 2 Perfect Innings In Mets' Win 00:37

    Harvey Tosses 2 Perfect Innings In Mets' Win

    Mar 6
    The Mets beat the Tigers 5-4 in Matt Harvey's return to the mound.

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