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Sun, 26 Mar 2017 18:36:58 EDTMatt Harvey was well aware of his flagging spring velocity and what people thought about it. Knowing that, Mets manager Terry Collins figured Harvey was determined to show off on Sunday, dialing his heater up to a monthly high of 97 mph .
Sun, 26 Mar 2017 17:49:02 EDTA flare-up of irritation in Steven Matz's left elbow has prompted the Mets to skip his next start, general manager Sandy Alderson announced on Sunday. Matz had been scheduled to pitch in a Minor League game at the Mets' First Data Field complex.
Sun, 26 Mar 2017 16:31:27 EDTMatt Harvey delivered six strong innings in his best outing of the spring on Sunday, leading the Mets to an 8-2 win over the Braves at First Data Field.
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Sun, 26 Mar 2017 13:50:14 EDTThough Juan Lagares won't know his fate for certain until he undergoes an MRI early this week, the Mets outfielder woke up Sunday with his left oblique feeling "way better than yesterday." Lagares had strained the muscle in the third inning of Saturday's game against the Braves
Sat, 25 Mar 2017 17:30:07 EDTThough Jacob deGrom is a former Rookie of the Year and All-Star, he has never pitched 200 innings in a regular season.
Sat, 25 Mar 2017 15:41:37 EDTMichael Conforto homered before R.A. Dickey settled into a groove and Rafael Montero provided five strong innings as the Mets claimed a 3-0 win over the Braves on Saturday afternoon at ESPN's Wide World of Sports complex.
Sat, 25 Mar 2017 17:34:24 EDTTravis d'Arnaud understands the reality that his grip on the Mets' catching job is tenuous.
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 20:58:52 EDTWho do the Mets have in the pipeline? Get scouting reports, video, stats, projected ETAs and more for New York's Top 30 Prospects on MLBPipeline.com's Prospect Watch.
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 16:50:13 EDTDerek Fisher stole three bases and scored the Astros' first run off Noah Syndergaard on Friday, leading Houston to a 2-0 win over the Mets at First Data Field.
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 15:25:50 EDTTheir hair still uniformly bleached in a sign of team unity, Seth Lugo, T.J. Rivera and Rene Rivera returned to Mets camp Friday following Puerto Rico's World Baseball Classic finals loss to Team USA.
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 20:58:59 EDTGear up for Spring Training with updated authentic caps, jerseys, socks and more, and wear what your favorite Mets are wearing.
Sat, 25 Mar 2017 15:54:06 EDTJuan Lagares left a game against the Braves in Lake Buena Vista due to a left oblique strain. Though Lagares said he did not consider the injury serious, it puts his status for the regular season in doubt with just nine days left until Opening Day.
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 18:36:52 EDTIn combining with Noah Syndergaard to allow four stolen bases in the Mets' 2-0 loss to the Astros on Friday, Travis d'Arnaud fell to 0-for-12 throwing out runners this season.
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 20:59:09 EDTFrom baseball's brightest stars to the next great fantasy steal lurking on the Mets' depth chart, everything you need to know is one click away.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 17:05:19 EDTRobert Gsellman furthered his case to be the Mets' No. 5 starter, with another quality outing on Thursday against the Nationals at The Ballpark of the Palm Beaches.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 20:06:13 EDTThe tarp refused to leave the infield. Crews pumped 5,000 BTUs of heat underneath it on Thursday, as Bill Deacon and his grounds crew have been doing around the clock. It was the last clutches of a hard winter's end, an unusual effort that Deacon said was "to keep the frost layer out of the infield dirt" and make sure the Mets have a worthy, not mushy, playing surface for their March 31 exhibition against Army and their April 3 Opening Day date with Atlanta.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 17:39:54 EDTMets shortstop Asdrubal Cabrera was ejected in the fourth inning of Thursday's game with the Nationals.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 19:18:57 EDTA pair of top pitching prospects turned in impressive performances during a 1-0 Nationals victory over the Mets on a rain-soaked afternoon at the Ballpark of the Palm Beaches on Thursday.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 14:21:36 EDTHall of Famer Tim Raines watched Mets players compete for the Puerto Rican team in Wednesday's World Baseball Classic finals, but his allegiance remained with the United States team.
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 19:19:22 EDTCurtis Granderson hit a pair of homers and drove in five runs, but Tyler Moore also knocked two long balls, including the go-ahead shot in the eighth inning, in the Marlins' 15-9 win over the Mets on Wednesday at First Data Field.
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 17:36:18 EDTMets left-hander Steven Matz has been sharp during the Grapefruit League. He is healthy after last year's elbow surgery, his velocity has been good and the results, though not worth much in Spring Training, have been relatively strong.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 03:49:17 EDTPuerto Rico starter Seth Lugo struggled to keep the U.S. bats in check, however, going four-plus innings, giving up four runs on five hits, while walking four and striking out seven.
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 18:15:41 EDTThe Mets welcomed some familiar and important faces back to their lineup on Wednesday. After some time away from playing in the Grapefruit League, third baseman Jose Reyes, closer Jeurys Familia and right fielder Jay Bruce were all back in action in a 15-9 loss to the Marlins at First Data Field.
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 19:36:04 EDTDallas Green, manager of the 1980 World Series champion Philadelphia Phillies and a baseball renaissance man who held nearly every possible title during his five-plus decades in the game, died Wednesday. He was 82.
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 13:15:21 EDTPhoto: Tebow donned his new Fireflies jersey
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 08:38:33 EDTNobody in the game rode taller in the saddle than Dallas Green. Not 6-foot-7 Frank Howard nor 6-foot-11 Jon Rauch. Dallas Green was baseball's John Wayne, so upright and rigid and with such a commanding voice.
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 18:23:34 EDTGranderson hit a HR literally out of the park
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 13:07:43 EDTThe Mets' final spring game on March 31 against Army has been relocated to Citi Field because of inclement weather, the team announced on Wednesday.
Tue, 21 Mar 2017 12:12:02 EDTCould Matt Harvey be the odd man out in the Mets' rotation? Anthony DiComo answers a popular question from fans in the latest Inbox.
Mon, 20 Mar 2017 18:32:18 EDTTim Tebow will begin his first full professional season with the Class A Columbia Fireflies, Mets manager Terry Collins announced Monday.
Mon, 20 Mar 2017 17:57:38 EDTMatt Harvey said he took a "big step forward" Monday by getting through the fourth inning of his fourth Grapefruit League start.
Mon, 20 Mar 2017 19:35:35 EDTMets prospect parks in deGrom's spot, learns a lesson
Mon, 20 Mar 2017 16:05:09 EDTAnibal Sanchez outdueled Matt Harvey in the battle of returning starters, tossing four scoreless innings with five strikeouts in a 5-1 win over the Mets on Monday at Publix Field at Joker Marchant Stadium.
Mon, 20 Mar 2017 18:34:36 EDTReliever Fernando Salas made his first Grapefruit League appearance after visa issues kept him from returning from Mexico, where he pitched in the World Baseball Classic.
Sun, 19 Mar 2017 15:49:52 EDTMets starting pitcher Jacob deGrom improved as the game went along in his longest outing of Spring Training on Sunday, but he didn't like his beginning or end.
Sun, 19 Mar 2017 17:12:20 EDTPitcher Rafael Montero continues to do two things -strike out batters in the Grapefruit League and impress the Mets.
Sun, 19 Mar 2017 16:37:57 EDTMiami's Matt den Dekker hit a pair of home runs and starting pitcher Jose Urena held the Mets scoreless into the fifth inning in the Marlins' 7-5 win over New York at First Data Field on Sunday.
Sun, 19 Mar 2017 12:32:25 EDTWith Mets manager Terry Collins and staff concerned over the future of closer Jeurys Familia, New York's bullpen received some positive news early Sunday morning with the arrival of Fernando Salas.
Sun, 19 Mar 2017 15:49:58 EDTCespedes nabs runner at second with fadeaway throw
Sat, 18 Mar 2017 15:56:26 EDTOnce a punchline, Tim Tebow continues to demonstrate legitimate improvement during steady opportunities in big league camp. Borrowed from the Minors again on Saturday, Tebow drove a 95-mph Michael Wacha fastball to left field for a single in his first at-bat in the Mets' 5-4 win against the Cardinals, giving him four hits in his last eight Grapefruit League plate appearances.
Sat, 18 Mar 2017 17:28:12 EDTHeading into the weekend, the Mets thought Brandon Nimmo would be healthy enough to return to Grapefruit League action as soon as Saturday. But Nimmo tweaked his right hamstring during baserunning drills Friday, according to manager Terry Collins, forcing him back to the sideline for another couple of days.
Sat, 18 Mar 2017 16:01:00 EDTRobert Gsellman delivered five solid innings Saturday in his bid to become the Mets' fifth starter, while Michael Wacha solidified his own rotation standing with four innings for the Cardinals in the Mets' 5-4 win at Roger Dean Stadium.
Fri, 17 Mar 2017 19:14:06 EDTWilmer Flores' grand slam highlighted a 10-run assault on Cardinals pitcher Adam Wainwright, who could not escape the second inning Friday in a 16-2 Mets win over St. Louis.
Fri, 17 Mar 2017 17:49:18 EDTTy Kelly's whirlwind tour of the Far East concluded earlier this week, when Team Israel lost in the second round of the World Baseball Classic. Not overly jetlagged thanks to a cushy business class seat on his flight home from Japan, Kelly arrived back at Mets camp Friday with an eye toward making the club's Opening Day roster.
Fri, 17 Mar 2017 17:19:08 EDTThere was little doubt that Wilmer Flores' grand slam in the second inning Friday would clear First Data Field's fence. The question was simply where it would land -- halfway to a practice field beyond the wall, as it turns out, as part of a 10-run barrage against Cardinals right-hander Adam Wainwright.
Fri, 17 Mar 2017 11:10:49 EDTEvery Spring Training, prospects get a chance to show what they can do as they prepare for the season ahead. Some are competing for jobs in big league camps, others are prepping for the season as they vie for spots at Minor League affiliates up and down a team's system. MLBPipeline.com will be visiting all 30 camps this spring. Today, we check in on the New York Mets.
Thu, 16 Mar 2017 17:04:30 EDTZack Wheeler's 97-mph fastball may have been the highlight of his second Grapefruit League outing, but it was hardly the only encouraging sign on a day in which his final line told only a small part of the story.
Fri, 17 Mar 2017 11:11:04 EDTAs part of MLBPipeline.com's visit to all 30 Spring Training facilities, we'll be sitting down with prospects and getting to know them a little better. At Mets camp, it was No. 3 prospect Justin Dunn.
Thu, 16 Mar 2017 17:58:40 EDTLittle has changed since we first projected the Mets' Opening Day roster in this space approximately five weeks ago.
Thu, 16 Mar 2017 17:33:41 EDTBryce Harper hit his Major League-leading sixth spring home run, and the Nationals carried a no-hitter into the seventh inning of a 3-1 win Thursday over the Mets at the Ballpark of the Palm Beaches.
Wed, 15 Mar 2017 16:18:56 EDTTim Tebow collected two singles and made a diving catch on the warning track. But it was Matt den Dekker who had the more decisive plate appearances with a two-run double and three RBIs in the Marlins' 6-2 win on Wednesday at Roger Dean Stadium. The individual highlights were turned in by Tebow, who started in right field and collected two singles. The Marlins added some insurance in the sixth inning on Miguel Rojas' two-run single.
Wed, 15 Mar 2017 18:37:18 EDTFollowing each of his first two Grapefruit League starts, Matt Harvey spoke about the unknowns of returning from surgery to remove a rib, and specifically the process to build his fastball back up to its usual velocity. On Wednesday, Harvey acknowledged for the first time what might happen if his fastball velocity does not return.