6/16/2013 | Wright gains ground on Panda in NL All-Star balloting
Over the past three weeks, the Mets have done everything within their power to boost David Wright's candidacy for the 2013 All-Star Game. They have pushed fans to vote at every turn, hoping Wright can surpass Pablo Sandoval for the start at third base.
6/16/2013 | Start in Atlanta crucial to Gee's rotation future
Right-handers Dillon Gee and Tim Hudson will take the mound in Monday's series opener in Atlanta, and every start matters for Gee right now.
6/16/2013 | Mets find redemption on Nieuwenhuis' walk-off
Kirk Nieuwenhuis launched a three-run walk-off home run off Carlos Marmol in the ninth inning Sunday, leading the Mets to a 4-3 win over the Cubs.
6/16/2013 | Torres on hand to give Mets' bullpen a boost
Carlos Torres arrived at Citi Field around 9 a.m. ET Sunday and pitched two innings of one-hit ball in the Mets' 4-3 win over the Cubs, part of four scoreless innings from New York's bullpen.
6/16/2013 | 'Pitch' youth competition a hit at Citi Field
Citi Field hosted its iteration of Pitch, Hit & Run competition, presented by Scotts, on Sunday morning.
6/15/2013 | Mets recall righty Torres from Triple-A Las Vegas
Faced with the prospect of losing right-handed pitcher Carlos Torres to a contract technicality, the Mets on Saturday selected Torres' contract from Triple-A Las Vegas and optioned right-hander Greg Burke to the Minors. Torres will be in uniform for Sunday's series finale against the Cubs.
6/15/2013 | Wright ties career-best mark for reaching base
When David Wright unloaded on a sixth-inning offering from the Cubs' Scott Feldman on Saturday, he thought he had tied the game, and set a new career best.
6/15/2013 | Garza, Hefner square off in series finale
Cubs right-hander Matt Garza will take on Mets righty Jeremy Hefner on Sunday at Citi Field in the final game of the teams' three-game weekend series.
6/15/2013 | Defense, offense struggle in Mets' loss to Cubs
Other than David Wright, the offense couldn't solve the Cubs' Scott Feldman, as the Mets dropped the middle game of the series on Saturday, 5-2, at Citi Field.
6/15/2013 | Alderson preaches patience to season-ticket holders
For more than 30 minutes, Mets general manager Sandy Alderson joined manager Terry Collins, catcher John Buck, and pitchers Matt Harvey, Dillon Gee and Bobby Parnell in answering questions from fans and emcee Howie Rose. A significant number of the queries were directed at Alderson, who spoke generally about his tenure.
6/15/2013 | Collins wants to give Valdespin a chance to succeed
Jordany Valdespin's run of playing time is not quite going as planned for the Mets. Since taking over as the team's everyday second baseman in the wake of Ike Davis' demotion to the Minors, Valdespin has gone 2-for-15 with no walks, three strikeouts and no extra-base hits, entering play on Saturday.
6/15/2013 | Today's MLB starting lineups: June 15
Every lineup, every day, as they are made public by the clubs.
6/14/2013 | Niese looks for some run support facing Cubs
Jon Niese started off the season by getting a lot of run support, which resulted in wins for the Mets. Recently, however, the run support has not been great, and the Mets have dropped seven of Niese's last nine starts. The lefty and the Mets will attempt to reverse that trend Saturday against the Cubs, who counter with right-hander Scott Feldman.
6/14/2013 | Marcum can't contain Cubs, remains winless
Right-hander Shaun Marcum allowed six runs on seven hits over 5 2/3 innings, and the Mets were unable to keep up with the Cubs in a 6-3 loss on Friday night at Citi Field.
6/14/2013 | Wheeler slated to pitch second game of twin bill
Citing a desire to "put him where he's most comfortable," Mets manager Terry Collins has officially decided to start top pitching prospect Zack Wheeler in Game 2 of Tuesday's doubleheader against the Braves, rather than Game 1. Admitting that Wheeler is going to face significant pressure regardless of when he pitches, Collins said he simply wanted to keep Wheeler on his regular night-game routine.
6/14/2013 | Byrd providing Mets with much-needed power
Marlon Byrd has reemerged as a surprising power presence in the middle of the Mets' lineup, smacking home runs on Wednesday and Thursday to reach double digits for the fifth time in the past seven seasons.
6/14/2013 | Johan stops by Citi Field to visit Mets teammates
Though his Mets career is almost certainly finished, Johan Santana stopped by Citi Field on Friday to visit with teammates. Santana, who underwent surgery in March to repair a re-torn left anterior shoulder capsule, had been spending most of his time recovering at home in Fort Myers, Fla.
6/14/2013 | Mets sign 11 picks from First-Year Player Draft
The Mets announced Friday that they have signed 11 of their picks from the First-Year Player Draft, including sixth-round selection Champ Stuart, a center fielder out of Brevard (N.C.) College.
6/14/2013 | Mets promote Montero to Triple-A Las Vegas
Mets pitching prospect Rafael Montero has been promoted to Triple-A Las Vegas, the Mets announced on Friday.
6/14/2013 | Today's MLB starting lineups: June 14
Every lineup, every day, as they are made public by the clubs.
6/13/2013 | Harvey's father helped him grow as player and person
According to Matt Harvey, his relationship with his father, Ed, has evolved from a father-son bond to something more akin to friendship.
6/13/2013 | Offenses try to revv it up as Mets meet Cubs
The Mets have a 2-7 record in June and the Cubs are 3-8, and the teams will begin a three-game series at Citi Field on Friday as Shaun Marcum and Edwin Jackson take the mound.
6/13/2013 | Collins named to NL All-Star coaching staff
Next month at Citi Field, the All-Star experience will be more memorable for Mets manager Terry Collins. National League manager Bruce Bochy named Collins to his coaching staff, along with former Mets manager and current Nationals manager Davey Johnson.
6/13/2013 | Gee pitching with tendinitis in right elbow
It's no secret that Dillon Gee is throwing under pressure. He's battling for his spot in the rotation -- a spot that Zack Wheeler could occupy in the coming weeks -- but he's also battled injury.
6/13/2013 | No help for terrific Harvey as Mets drop duel, series
Matt Harvey struck out seven in seven frames, but he is no longer undefeated as Marlon Byrd put up the only run with a ninth-inning homer in the Mets' 2-1 loss to the Cardinals on Thursday.
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