10/3/2015 | Denied home field, Mets to open NLDS in LA
One indignity after another has the Mets far from worried. Shortly after Max Scherzer no-hit the Mets on Saturday night, sending them to a doubleheader sweep and their fifth straight loss, the Dodgers closed out a win over the Padres to clinch National League Division Series home-field advantage.
10/3/2015 | Collins: 'He was great' and 'we were bad'
The Mets did not have their top lineup on the field for the second game of a doubleheader on Saturday night, but they still gave a dominant Max Scherzer his due after he no-hit them.
10/3/2015 | deGrom to start Game 1 of NLDS for Mets
The Mets' best pitcher for much of this season and Cy Young Award-caliber for most of it, Jacob deGrom has earned New York's National League Division Series Game 1 start.
10/3/2015 | No-no encore: Scherzer tosses 2nd of 2015
Pure domination is the best way to describe right-hander Max Scherzer during the second game of a doubleheader against the Mets on Saturday night. Scherzer put himself in the record books, pitching his second no-hitter of the season as the Nationals blanked the Mets, 2-0.
10/3/2015 | deGrom faces Nats in final NLDS tuneup
The race for National League home-field advantage is over. The Mets and Dodgers will open the NL Division Series on Friday in Los Angeles, thanks in large part to the Mets' five-game skid. New York will look to reach its preseason goal of 90 wins when it closes out the regular season Sunday against the Nationals at Citi Field.
10/3/2015 | Syndergaard dominates with complete arsenal
In many ways, Noah Syndergaard is still very much a rookie. Quiet, unassuming, he can be almost bashful at times, fretting Saturday about a blotch of pasta sauce on his lips before stepping in front of a television camera.
10/3/2015 | Harper's HR hurts Mets' NLDS home-field bid
On a cold, soggy Saturday in Flushing, home-field advantage continued its slow slide away from the Mets. Bryce Harper's two-run, upper-deck homer off Addison Reed snapped an eighth-inning tie at Citi Field, where the Nationals scored a 3-1 victory over the Mets in Game 1 of a day-night doubleheader.
10/3/2015 | Hello, Jerry: Seinfeld joins Mets' broadcasters
Diehard Mets fan Jerry Seinfeld visited SNY's broadcast of Saturday's doubleheader between the Mets and Nationals at Citi Field. It represented a reunion of sorts between the comedian and team broadcasters Gary Cohen and Keith Hernandez.
10/3/2015 | Matz hopes to pitch in Florida on Thursday
Mets pitcher Steven Matz received an injection Friday to relax the muscles in his upper back, according to manager Terry Collins, with an eye toward throwing 90-100 pitches in an instructional league game Thursday in Port St. Lucie, Fla.
10/3/2015 | Mets legend Staub recovering from heart attack
Longtime Met and current team ambassador Rusty Staub suffered a heart attack en route from Ireland to New York City earlier this week, the Mets confirmed on Saturday. Staub's plane was diverted back to Ireland, where Staub is now "resting comfortably in a hospital," according to a team news release.
10/2/2015 | Robles to appeal 3-game suspension
Mets reliever Hansel Robles plans to appeal his three-game suspension for throwing near the head of Phillies catcher Cameron Rupp earlier this week, making Robles potentially available throughout this weekend's series against the Nationals.
10/2/2015 | Matz not seeing improvement in sore back
A lack of improvement in Steven Matz's sore back has the Mets increasingly concerned that he will not be ready to pitch in the National League Division Series against the Dodgers.
10/2/2015 | Mets-Nats postponed; twin bill today
Friday night's game between the Mets and Nationals has been postponed due to rain. The two teams will play a split doubleheader at 1:10 p.m. and 7:10 p.m. Saturday.
10/1/2015 | East Coast weather may affect final weekend
With berths and positioning still to be determined as Major League Baseball gets set for the final weekend of the regular season, the possibility of rain from Hurricane Joaquin striking the East Coast has raised the question of when games might be played in the event of postponement.
10/1/2015 | Gilmartin gives Mets needed innings in solid start
Life as a spot starter can often be difficult. Sean Gilmartin did not know he would pitch Thursday in place of injured starter Steven Matz until the day before, for example, forcing him to rush into his preparation. The Mets have been making those sorts of last-minute decisions all week, also using Logan Verrett on Wednesday.
10/1/2015 | Robles receives 3-game suspension
Mets reliever Hansel Robles has received a three-game suspension for what Major League Baseball described in a statement as "intentionally throwing a pitch in the head area of Cameron Rupp of the Philadelphia Phillies, with warnings in place for both teams" Wednesday. Unless appealed, Robles' suspension, which was announced after Thursday's 3-0 loss to the Phillies, will begin Friday, ending his regular season.
10/1/2015 | Mets' NLDS home-field chase stalls in Philly
Hanging onto home-field advantage is proving difficult for the Mets, who dropped a 3-0 game to the Phillies on Thursday as many of their regulars looked on from the dugout. Jerad Eickhoff struck out 10 over seven scoreless innings for Philadelphia.
10/1/2015 | Matz to get work in out of 'pen vs. Nationals
Steven Matz's upper back soreness has diminished enough for the Mets to pencil him in for an appearance this weekend against the Nationals at Citi Field. The Mets hope that Matz, their No. 1 prospect, can pitch approximately five innings out of the bullpen Saturday or Sunday in tandem with one of their other starting pitchers, who will be limited in their final turn through the rotation.
10/1/2015 | Uribe showing little improvement, to go for tests
Almost a week after aggravating a chest injury, infielder Juan Uribe is showing "very little improvement," according to manager Terry Collins, prompting the Mets to schedule medical tests for him on Friday.
10/1/2015 | Syndergaard, Mets face Nats, set sights on home-field
After getting swept by the Phillies, the Mets look to break their three-game losing streak as they face the Nationals at Citi Field starting Friday night.
10/1/2015 | Mets call on Gilmartin in matinee against Phils
The Mets and Phillies hope to beat the rain Thursday afternoon at Citizens Bank Park. The teams bumped up their previously scheduled night game to 12:05 p.m. ET because of heavy rains in the forecast. The Mets are expected to make Thursday a bullpen game, with left-hander Sean Gilmartin getting the start. Jerad Eickhoff gets the call for the Phillies.