Mets place LHP Steven Matz on 10-day injured list

Baseball 05/09/19, 20:41

Steven Matz has been placed on the 10-day injured list by the New York Mets because of radial nerve discomfort in his pitching arm.The move was made Thursday, retroactive to May 5. First baseman Dominic Smith was recalled from Triple-A Syracuse ahead of Friday night's series opener at home against ...

Mets decide Mesoraco, 5 others won’t be on opening roster

Baseball 03/23/19, 17:16

The New York Mets have cut five players from major league camp and informed catcher Devin Mesoraco that he won't be on the opening day roster.The Mets re-assigned outfielders Carlos Gomez and Rajai Davis, infielder Adeiny Hechavarria, and pitchers Ryan O'Rourke and Hector Santiago to minor league camp Saturday.The moves ...

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 ...

Oakland Athletics season preview capsule

Baseball 03/18/19, 21:41

Oakland Athletics2018: 97-65, second place, lost to Yankees in AL wild-card game.Manager: Bob Melvin (ninth season).Oakland Athletics designated hitter Khris Davis hits a grand slam off Nippon Ham Fighters pitcher Naoya Ishikawa in the ninth inning of their preseason exhibition baseball game at Tokyo Dome in Tokyo Monday, March 18, ...

Mets’ Todd Frazier sidelined with oblique injury

Baseball 02/26/19, 12:39

Third baseman Todd Frazier injured his left oblique muscle and will return to New York for a cortisone injection, the second Mets infielder to get hurt at spring training after fellow infielder Jed Lowrie.The 33-year-old Frazier had an MRI that revealed the injury. Mets general manager Brodie Van Wagenen said ...

Mets’ infielder Jed Lowrie to have MRI of left knee

Baseball 02/20/19, 16:52

The New York Mets uttered that dreaded three-letter acronym for the first time in spring training, and it involved Jed Lowrie: MRI.Starting a $20 million, two-year contract, the infielder noticed the back of his left knee started to hurt last weekend after he was running, an issue he never felt ...

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 ...

Rangers trade Profar to A’s in 3-team deal involving Rays

Sports 12/21/18, 17:19

Texas traded infielder Jurickson Profar to the Oakland Athletics on Friday in a three-team deal that included Tampa Bay and netted the Rangers four prospects.Oakland also reached an agreement on a two-year contract with free agent right-hander Joakim Soria, giving the A's a reliable and versatile reliever.The 34-year-old Soria, a ...

Bob Melvin extension among A’s offseason priorities

New York 10/05/18, 18:11

The Oakland Athletics plan to discuss a contract extension with manager Bob Melvin this offseason as well as possible new deals with home run leader Khris Davis and All-Star second baseman Jed Lowrie.Two days after the A's lost to the New York Yankees in a wild-card game, team officials began ...

A capsule look at the Athletics-Yankees playoff game

Baseball 10/01/18, 21:24

A look at the American League wild-card game between the Oakland Athletics and New York Yankees:___Schedule: Wednesday, at New York, 8:08 p.m. EDT (TBS).___Season Series: Split 3-3.___Projected Lineups:Athletics: LF Nick Martini (.296, 1 HR, 19 RBIs), 3B Matt Chapman (.278, 24, 68, 42 2Bs, 100 runs), 2B Jed Lowrie (.267, ...

Khris Davis’ 48th homer powers Oakland past Angels, 5-2

Baseball 09/30/18, 00:33

Khris Davis hit his major league-leading 48th homer and the Oakland Athletics locked up their winningest season in 16 years with a 5-2 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Saturday night.Jed Lowrie homered and drove in two runs for the playoff-bound A's (97-64), who hadn't won 97 games since ...

A’s clinch playoff berth, then beat Mariners 7-3

Sports 09/25/18, 01:41

The Oakland Athletics clinched their first playoff berth since 2014, then beat the Seattle Mariners 7-3 Monday night behind Khris Davis' major league-leading 46th home run.Jonathan Lucroy, Jed Lowrie and Matt Chapman also homered for the A's, assured no worse than a wild-card berth.Oakland was one out into the game ...

Athletics clinch postseason spot; Yanks lose Hicks to injury

Sports 09/25/18, 00:37

The Oakland Athletics clinched their first playoff berth in four years, then beat the Seattle Mariners 7-3 Monday night behind Khris Davis' major league-leading 46th home run.Jonathan Lucroy, Jed Lowrie and Matt Chapman also homered for the A's, assured no worse than an AL wild card.Oakland was one out into ...

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