Last Build Date: Wed, 22 Jul 2009 22:43:00 -0400Copyright: ©2009, Newsday.com
Wed, 22 Jul 2009 22:43:00 -0400WASHINGTON - The Mets, at the very least, kept their shirts on for all nine innings of yesterday's 3-1 loss to the Nationals. What's remaining of their pride and dignity already has been stripped away, either by allegations of front-office mayhem or simply playing bad baseball.
Wed, 22 Jul 2009 22:33:00 -0400WASHINGTON - The Mets did not announce any disciplinary action Wednesday against Tony Bernazard, the club's vice president of player development, after he reportedly bullied the Double-A team in Binghamton early this month and challenged the players to a fight in the clubhouse.
Wed, 22 Jul 2009 22:33:00 -0400Carlton Willey, the first Mets pitcher to hit a grand slam, has died. One of the Mets' best pitchers in their early days, Willey, 78, died Monday in his hometown of Cherryfield, Maine. Family members told Bangor's WABI-TV that he died of complications from lung cancer.
Wed, 22 Jul 2009 22:13:00 -0400If the Mets needed a reason to fire Tony Bernazard, there was no need to conduct any sort of "internal investigation.''
Tue, 21 Jul 2009 23:23:00 -0400The visitor's clubhouse at Nationals Park was dead quiet and mostly empty Tuesday night, less than 20 minutes after the final out of the Mets' 4-0 loss to the Nationals. There was no Michael Jackson blaring from a portable I-Pod system, the soundtrack from the previous night's win.
Tue, 21 Jul 2009 22:13:00 -0400The Mets asked about Roy Halladay and even got an idea of what type of players the Blue Jays would want back in a potential deal, two baseball officials confirmed Tuesday. But the discussion between the two clubs never progressed to the point where the Mets had a concrete offer they could accept or veto.
Tue, 21 Jul 2009 00:33:00 -0400Omar Minaya confirmed yesterday that he and Jerry Manuel were told by Mets COO Jeff Wilpon last month that their jobs are safe. But given the broken-down state of the franchise, which has nine players on the disabled list, was that a reward or punishment?
Tue, 21 Jul 2009 00:23:00 -0400When it comes to injuries, the news usually is bad for the Mets, and Fernando Nieve was no exception Monday. He was diagnosed with a muscle tear in his right thigh that will cost him at least six weeks.
Sun, 19 Jul 2009 23:03:00 -0400It's getting to the point now where the Mets can no longer concern themselves with trying to win games this season. They need to worry about surviving them.
Sun, 19 Jul 2009 22:43:00 -0400With Fernando Nieve's injury leaving one hole in the rotation, could Livan Hernandez be the next starter to be replaced?