New York Mets to wrap up spring training in Carrier Dome

Baseball 03/12/19, 14:29

The New York Mets will finish spring training with a workout inside Syracuse University's Carrier Dome.The team announced Tuesday the practice on March 26 will be held from noon to 2 p.m. It's free and open to the public.Syracuse is the new home of the Mets' Triple-A affiliate where Tim ...

Lesson plans: Mets’ Callaway seeks smoother ride in Year 2

Baseball 02/13/19, 19:36

Mickey Callaway's first season as a manager with the New York Mets was ... well ... messy.His team batted out of order due to a lineup-card snafu. Several puzzling decisions drew heavy scrutiny. And the banged-up Mets faded fast following an 11-1 start, finishing eight games under .500."I experienced a ...

Ricco stays with Mets, promoted to senior strategy officer

Baseball 01/29/19, 18:52

John Ricco is staying with the New York Mets and has been promoted to the new position of senior vice president and senior strategy officer.The 50-year-old will report to chief operating officer Jeff Wilpon — a son of owner Fred Wilpon — on business and finance projects. The Mets said ...

David Wright to become New York Mets special adviser

Baseball 01/07/19, 17:10

Former New York Mets captain David Wright is becoming a special adviser to chief operating officer Jeff Wilpon and general manager Brodie Van Wagenen.In making the announcement Monday, the Mets said the 36-year-old third baseman will be placed on unconditional release waivers. His contract called for New York to pay ...

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 ...

Agent of change: Van Wagenen vows winning culture with Mets

Baseball 10/30/18, 20:23

At first, the New York Mets reached out to Brodie Van Wagenen simply for recommendations.Preparing to begin a general manager search last summer, Mets chief operating officer Jeff Wilpon already had a long relationship with Van Wagenen and figured the powerful player agent could offer some quality candidates thanks to ...

Melvin likely would keep Callaway as Mets manager

Baseball 10/23/18, 15:09

If hired as general manager of the New York Mets, Doug Melvin likely would keep Mickey Callaway as manager.The former Texas and Milwaukee GM has his second interview Tuesday with the Mets, meeting with owner Fred Wilpon and his son, chief operating officer Jeff Wilpon. Agent Brodie Van Wagenen and ...

Mets assistant GM: Callaway expected back next year

Baseball 09/25/18, 19:28

Mets assistant general manager John Ricco says he fully anticipates rookie skipper Mickey Callaway coming back next year despite New York's disappointing season.Ricco might not be the one making that call, though. He has been running baseball operations along with special assistants J.P. Ricciardi and Omar Minaya since GM Sandy ...

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