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7/29/2015 | Padres take charge early in win over Mets

The Padres got to Mets starter Bartolo Colon early, putting up six runs in the first three innings and chasing him after just 2 1/3 innings. That would prove to be more than enough, as Tyson Ross and the San Diego bullpen cruised the rest of the way for a 7-3 win.


7/29/2015 | Mets, Brewers put brakes on Gomez deal

A deal to acquire Carlos Gomez fell through on Wednesday, shortly after a source confirmed that the framework had been agreed upon. Sandy Alderson indicated after the team's 7-3 loss to the Padres that the team will not be trading for Gomez prior to Friday's non-waiver Trade Deadline.


7/29/2015 | Manfred talks PED tests after Mejia penalty

On Wednesday, one day after Major League Baseball issued Jenrry Mejia a 162-game suspension for a positive test for performance-enhancing substances, Commissioner Rob Manfred painted the picture of a testing program that is effective yet constantly looking to improve.


7/28/2015 | Wright won't rush return to Mets until he's ready

Third baseman David Wright took grounders on a Major League infield before the Mets' 4-0 win over the Padres on Tuesday for the first since he was placed on the disabled list with spinal stenosis on April 15. The 32-year-old also took batting practice in the cage and ran.


7/28/2015 | Syndergaard seeks perfection, gets shutout

Mets manager Terry Collins would have pulled Noah Syndergaard with a perfect game if he reached 110 pitches, but it didn't get to that point, as the rookie sensation's bid was broken up in the seventh in a 4-0 victory over the Padres on Tuesday at Citi Field.


7/28/2015 | Mejia suspended 162 games for positive test

In a "shock" that could spell the end of his Mets career, relief pitcher Jenrry Mejia has been suspended 162 games for a second positive performance-enhancing drug test, Major League Baseball announced Tuesday. His suspension is effective immediately.


7/28/2015 | Stars youth baseball club visits Citi Field

On Tuesday night, current members of the San Diego Stars' 9-year-old team took to Citi Field to watch batting practice and mingle with Padres players.


7/28/2015 | Mets promote prospect Nimmo to Triple-A

The Mets on Tuesday promoted outfielder Brandon Nimmo to Triple-A Las Vegas, pushing one of general manager Sandy Alderson's flagship Draft picks to the cusp of the big leagues.


7/28/2015 | New acquisition Clippard: Nats are 'beatable'

Upon arriving at Citi Field on Tuesday before the Mets' 4-0 victory over the Padres, reliever Tyler Clippard sat down with manager Terry Collins to discuss his role with the team. as a setup man. He is ready to join the chase as New York looks to catch up to his former teammates in Washington.


7/28/2015 | Wright takes grounders, hits at Citi Field

On Tuesday, David Wright worked out for the first time at Citi Field since April. Though it was not his first foray into baseball activities since being diagnosed with spinal stenosis in May, it was his first time performing a full range of them on Major League turf.


7/28/2015 | Reunion with Reyes not part of Mets' agenda

In a stunning deal early Tuesday morning, the Blue Jays sent Jose Reyes and prospects to the Rockies for Troy Tulowitzki and LaTroy Hawkins. Since that time, rumors have abounded that the Rockies will look to flip Reyes and the more than $55 million he is guaranteed through 2017. Yet for all their shortstop issues, the Mets do not appear to be a match.


7/28/2015 | Bob Feller Act of Valor Award nominees announced

The active Major League players and Hall of Famers nominated for the 2015 Bob Feller Act of Valor Award were revealed Tuesday.


7/28/2015 | Infamous streak still follows former Met Young

Even before the conversation starts, Anthony Young knows what the topic is.


7/28/2015 | Colon, Ross face off in middle matchup at Citi Field

Mets general manager Sandy Alderson said the team is still exploring its options before Friday's non-waiver Trade Deadline. The Padres are doing the same, but are likely sellers. Each club is at a tipping point that will affect its future both this season and beyond. But first, they'll have to decide this series in Queens.


7/28/2015 | Nearly perfect, Syndergaard dominates Padres

Noah Syndergaard took a perfect game into the seventh inning Tuesday at Citi Field, continuing his emergence as one of the game's brightest young pitchers in a 4-0 win over the Padres.


7/27/2015 | Mets add A's Clippard to bolster back end of 'pen

The Mets acquired right-hander Tyler Clippard and cash considerations from the Oakland Athletics in exchange for Minor League righty Casey Meisner on Monday.


7/27/2015 | Wheeler throws for first time since elbow surgery

Right on schedule, Mets pitcher Zack Wheeler threw off flat ground Monday for the first time since undergoing Tommy John surgery in March. Wheeler has been working out at the team's rehab facility in Port St. Lucie, Fla.


7/27/2015 | Plawecki catching heat from Mets' staff

The glove that takes the biggest beating in baseball belongs to Mets catcher Kevin Plawecki, and it's on its last leg. Plawecki's poor Mizuno Pro Limited Edition GMP200 is literally ripping at the seams, the biggest victim of a historically vicious barrage that prompts umpires to tell him, "It's gonna burst on you."


7/26/2015 | LA-Mets series has October feel for Uribe

Juan Uribe gave his new team something to celebrate Sunday, when one swing catapulted the Mets to a 3-2, walk-off victory over the Dodgers at Citi Field. And the two-time World Series champion spiced up the postgame conversation by saying this July series split with first-place Los Angeles had an October feel.


7/26/2015 | deGrom outpitches Greinke during duel

Like many baseball fans, Jacob deGrom had Sunday circled on his calendar. The Mets' upstart ace has spent the last month rubbing shoulders with baseball's best, and he's spent this entire season skyrocketing up the leaderboards to join them. So when Zack Greinke, MLB's ERA leader, had his start switched from Friday to Sunday, deGrom saw another opportunity. He seized it, outdueling Greinke in the Mets' 3-2 win against the Dodgers.


7/26/2015 | Familia hasn't been as automatic in 2nd half

The Mets had been 43-1 when leading after eight innings this year, a testament to how dominant and valuable Jeurys Familia proved himself over the season's first four months. They are 44-1 in such situations after salvaging Sunday's 3-2 win over the Dodgers. That in spite of Familia, who blew his second save of the second half after converting 27 of 29 chances in the first.


7/26/2015 | New Met Uribe hits walk-off single in 10th

Juan Uribe singled off the center-field wall against former teammate Kenley Jansen to score Curtis Granderson with one out in the bottom of the 10th inning on Sunday and give the Mets a 3-2, walk-off win over the Dodgers at Citi Field after they snapped Zack Greinke's scoreless-innings streak at 45 2/3 earlier in the game.


7/26/2015 | Shields, Syndergaard to square off in New York

James Shields will start for the Padres when they face the Mets on Tuesday in New York in the first game of their 10-game road trip. Noah Syndergaard (4-5, 2.97 ERA) will get the start for the Mets in the three-game series.


7/26/2015 | Historic group of greats inducted into Hall of Fame

The Class of 2015 was dominated by three of the greatest pitchers of their era, plus a versatile position player who ended his 20-year career, all with Houston, with 3,060 hits -- Randy Johnson, Pedro Martinez, John Smoltz and Craig Biggio.


7/26/2015 | Harvey confident in slider for first time all year

The Mets have promoted prospect Michael Conforto, acquired Juan Uribe and Kelly Johnson and made it known that they will explore trades for additional offense during a hectic weekend at Citi Field. But something happened during Saturday's 15-2 win against the Dodgers that may prove more important than anything else to the rest of their season.




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