Wheeler, Mets top Tigers 4-3 for 6th win in 7 games

Sports 05/26/19, 14:58

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 their sixth win in seven games.Adeiny Hechavarria's three-run homer helped the Mets rally from an early 3-0 deficit ...

Alonso’s 2-run homer lifts Mets to 7-6 win vs Padres

Baseball 05/08/19, 00:59

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 Padres on Tuesday night.Alonso celebrated his monster homer with a big bat flip. The shot, ...

Iglesias homers off Diaz in 9th, Reds edge Mets 1-0

Baseball 05/01/19, 21:23

Jose Iglesias homered off Edwin Diaz in the ninth inning to give the Cincinnati Reds a 1-0 victory over the New York Mets on Wednesday night.Mets ace Jacob deGrom rediscovered his Cy Young form, throwing seven shutout innings of three-hit ball after losing his previous three starts. But as was ...

Winker’s homer off Diaz in 9th lifts Reds over Mets 5-4

Baseball 04/29/19, 21:48

Jesse Winker homered off All-Star closer Edwin Diaz with two outs in the ninth inning, and the Cincinnati Reds beat the New York Mets 5-4 on Monday night after wasting a four-run lead.Left-handed batters had been 0 for 15 this year against Diaz (0-1) before Winker drove a fastball over ...

Alonso, Cano deliver, Mets hold off Cardinals 5-4

Baseball 04/19/19, 23:16

Rookie Pete Alonso hit his seventh home run, Robinson Cano added three hits and the New York Mets held off the St. Louis Cardinals 5-4 on Friday night.Mets closer Edwin Diaz retired Yadier Molina on a flyball with runners at the corners for the final out.Lane Thomas hit a two-run ...

Lagares’ heads-up baserunning helps Mets beat Phillies 7-6

Sports 04/15/19, 22:57

Juan Lagares scored from second base on Michael Conforto's hard grounder in the 11th inning and the New York Mets beat the Philadelphia Phillies 7-6 on Monday night.Lagares led off with an infield single against Pat Neshek (0-1), and Brandon Nimmo walked. Two outs later, Conforto hit a sharp grounder ...

Mets hit 5 home runs, rally past Nationals 6-5

Baseball 04/06/19, 15:39

Rookie Pete Alonso and Robinson Cano hit back-to-back home runs to begin the eighth and Keon Broxton lined an RBI single later in the inning, lifting the New York Mets over the Washington Nationals 6-5 Saturday.Unlikely cleanup man J.D. Davis hit two home runs and Michael Conforto also connected as ...

Alonso hits 1st career HR to help Mets beat Marlins 7-3

Baseball 04/01/19, 21:33

Rookie slugger Pete Alonso hit his first major league homer, a three-run shot to cap a four-run ninth inning, and the New York Mets overcame 16 strikeouts by their hitters to rally past the Miami Marlins 7-3 Monday night.Juan Lagares hit his first homer since Sept. 7, 2017 and sparked ...

Davis, Alonso lead new Mets past Nats 11-8 for 2-0 start

Baseball 03/30/19, 16:03

J.D. Davis delivered a tiebreaking two-run single in the eighth inning and rookie Pete Alonso contributed three hits and two RBIs as the new-look New York Mets improved to 2-0 with an 11-8 victory over the Washington Nationals on Saturday.As chants of "Let's go, Mets!" or "Where is Harper?" emanated ...

Led by deGrom, new-look Mets gear up for rugged NL East

Sports 03/19/19, 20:16

Jacob deGrom would like a big contract. If nothing else, he's getting more help.During a busy offseason under first-time general manager Brodie Van Wagenen, the suddenly aggressive New York Mets overhauled a significant portion of their roster in the wake of a second consecutive losing season.New York added five recent ...

Even as defending champ, Braves still underdogs in NL East

Baseball 03/19/19, 09:34

Freddie Freeman believes the Phillies, Nationals and Mets made so many moves this offseason because they wanted to catch up to the 2018 NL East champion Braves.If hype matters, those division rivals already passed the Braves. For Atlanta, repeating as division champion may be even more difficult than their surprise ...

Seattle Mariners season preview capsule

Baseball 03/18/19, 22:30

Seattle Mariners2018: 89-73, third place in AL West.Manager: Scott Servais (fourth season).Seattle Mariners' Tim Beckham hits an RBI double off Yomiuri Giants pitcher Koki Sakamoto in the fourth inning of their preseason exhibition baseball game at Tokyo Dome in Tokyo, Monday, March 18, 2019. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)He's Here: DH-1B Edwin ...

That’s wild: Mets’ Syndergaard, Diaz struggle with control

Sports 03/02/19, 18:18

The New York Mets hope their hard-throwing pitchers can dominate in the NL East this season.First, they have a little work to do controlling the strike zone.Noah Syndergaard walked five over 2 2/3 innings and Edwin Diaz gave out two free passes in his spring debut Saturday, shaky efforts for ...

The Brodie Bunch: New-look Mets set to open spring training

Baseball 02/08/19, 19:51

Brodie Van Wagenen has certainly been busy since changing careers.Heading into his first spring training as Mets general manager, the former player agent has already engineered a major roster overhaul that has New York eyeing the playoffs in a beefed-up NL East.In a flurry of offseason moves that began with ...

Jed Lowrie, New York Mets finalize $20M, 2-year contract

Baseball 01/16/19, 15:12

Free agent infielder Jed Lowrie and the New York Mets have finalized a $20 million, two-year contract.A switch-hitter who turns 35 in April, Lowrie and is coming off his first All-Star season."We are really fortunate and thrilled that Jed bought what we were selling," new Mets general manager Brodie Van ...

source: Jed Lowrie, Mets agree to $20M, 2-year contract

Baseball 01/10/19, 18:19

A person familiar with the negotiations tells The Associated Press that free agent infielder Jed Lowie and the New York Mets have agreed to a $20 million, two-year contract.The person spoke to the AP on condition of anonymity Thursday because the agreement is subject to a successful physical.Lowrie is a ...

Ramos had grip on Mets from first handshake

Sports 12/18/18, 17:09

Wilson Ramos had a grip on the New York Mets from the moment he walked into their winter meetings suite in Las Vegas last week."It was his handshake," new general manager Brodie Van Wagenen recalled Tuesday at the catcher's introductory news conference. "As some of you may get to know, ...

Free agent reliever Familia reaches deal to return to Mets

Sports 12/13/18, 14:49

The revamped New York Mets bullpen is set to include a very familiar face — longtime reliever Jeurys Familia.Familia reached agreement on a $30 million, three-year deal late Wednesday night with the team that traded him away last summer. The contract won't be complete until he passes a physical.The 29-year-old ...

New Mets GM vows more moves after adding Cano, Diaz

Baseball 12/04/18, 16:06

Wearing red Santa's helper hats, Robinson Cano and Edwin Diaz got right to work for the New York Mets — as elves, handing out presents to school kids during the team's holiday party at Citi Field.A day after the club added the star second baseman and ace closer, new general ...

Mariners set sights on 2021 by dealing Cano, Diaz and Segura

Baseball 12/03/18, 21:42

Mariners fans have waited longer than any supporters in North America for a return to the postseason.General manager Jerry Dipoto is asking Seattle to wait a little bit more.Dipoto continued a whirlwind reshaping of the Mariners' roster Monday by sending Robinson Cano and Edwin Diaz to the Mets and Jean ...

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