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 ...

Cespedes says he thinks he’ll return to Mets this season

Baseball 02/15/19, 20:54

Yoenis Cespedes says he thinks he'll be able to play at some point this season.Recovering from surgery on both heels, the New York Mets slugger told reporters through a translator at spring training Friday he is finally pain-free. He has been working out and plans to begin throwing next week, ...

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 ...

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, ...

Jim Riggleman hired as Mets bench coach under Callaway

Baseball 11/26/18, 19:44

Jim Riggleman, a 66-year-old veteran of 13 seasons as a major league manager, has been hired by the New York Mets as bench coach for Mickey Callaway.Riggleman was Cincinnati's bench coach from 2016 until he became interim manager for 5½ months last season, and he led the Reds to a ...

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’ disappointing season a ‘roller-coaster’ of emotions

Baseball 10/01/18, 20:22

On the final day of an emotionally draining season, Mickey Callaway knew exactly how to describe what he just went through with the New York Mets."It's been a roller-coaster ride," the rookie manager said. "There definitely were highs and lows."New York said goodbye to captain David Wright, general manager Sandy ...

Syndergaard gets 1st shutout, Mets top Marlins 1-0 in finale

Baseball 09/30/18, 21:58

Noah Syndergaard and the New York Mets ended this disappointing season the same way they want to start the next one.Powered by dominant pitching.Syndergaard threw his first major league shutout and the Mets wrapped up a frustrating 2018 campaign Sunday with their second consecutive 1-0 victory over the Miami Marlins."I ...

Wright walks off to long ovation in farewell game with Mets

Baseball 09/29/18, 20:56

David Wright has left to a long standing ovation before a packed crowd at Citi Field in his farewell game for the New York Mets.The team captain went 0 for 1 with a walk Saturday night against the Miami Marlins and was removed after two plate appearances as planned. On ...

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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