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Flores leads yearly MetsGiving turkey giveaway

Thu, 16 Nov 2017 18:09:51 EDT

Thirteen-year-old Joshua Flores walked down his street in the Corona neighborhood of Queens, N.Y., on Thursday and found an unfamiliar sight in front of his house. Standing on Flores' doorstep was Mets infielder Wilmer Flores waiting to greet him.



Rivera aims to defy timeline in elbow rehab

Thu, 16 Nov 2017 10:19:38 EDT

For years, infielder T.J. Rivera worked his way up the Mets' Minor League ladder in relative anonymity, an undrafted free agent who hit well above .300 at nearly every stop on the farm. In 2016, Rivera finally received his big league chance, batting .333 in 33 games. He followed that up with a .290 average in 73 games this season, as recently as July putting himself in contention for a significant '18 role with the Mets.



Alderson: No downside to looking at Ohtani

Wed, 15 Nov 2017 23:13:20 EDT

For years, the Mets have shied away from international bidding wars, wary of spending too much of their restrictive budget on unknown quantities. But Shohei Ohtani presents a different situation. The Mets are at least intrigued by the possibility of acquiring the Japanese superstar this winter, despite acknowledging the unlikelihood that they actually will be able to.



Mets finalize Callaway's coaching staff

Wed, 15 Nov 2017 17:39:07 EDT

The Mets finalized Mickey Callaway's inaugural coaching staff on Wednesday, announcing a mix of experienced coaches with ties to Callaway and each other.



Mets exploring options for first-base depth

Tue, 14 Nov 2017 19:48:24 EDT

Part of the Mets' rationale for calling up top prospects Amed Rosario and Dominic Smith in August was to give themselves an extended chance to evaluate the youngsters heading into 2018. The Mets wanted to know before Spring Training whether those two would be part of their short-term plans.



Wright eyes another healthy run with Mets

Wed, 15 Nov 2017 23:45:17 EDT

There is no quit in David Wright. The Mets' captain and third baseman has gone through right shoulder surgery, neck surgery and surgery to correct spinal stenosis in his back five weeks ago.



Mets' starters may go shorter in 2018

Mon, 13 Nov 2017 20:27:52 EDT

As recently as September, general manager Sandy Alderson said the Mets would look to acquire starting pitching help this winter, needing more depth behind Noah Syndergaard and Jacob deGrom. But as the realities of a limited budget have begun to creep in, the Mets are looking at other ways to improve their staff.



Mets' Top 30 prospects list

Fri, 17 Feb 2017 20:58:52 EDT

Who 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.



Beltran retires a champ after 20-year career

Mon, 13 Nov 2017 11:31:38 EDT

Carlos Beltran's last official act as a Major League player was hoisting the World Series trophy for the first time in his career.



Guillorme among prospects thriving in AFL

Fri, 10 Nov 2017 10:53:31 EDT

It was only a year ago that daily Tim Tebow updates brought the Arizona Fall League to life for Mets fans. Tebow may not be hanging around the Phoenix area this autumn, but don't let that detract from an even more encouraging development for an oft-criticized farm system: the Mets are crushing the AFL.



A look back at Asdrubal's unassisted triple play

Mon, 13 Nov 2017 08:43:58 EDT

A look back at Asdrubal's unassisted triple play



deGrom says shorter hair will speed up fastball

Sun, 12 Nov 2017 12:38:33 EDT

deGrom says shorter hair will speed up fastball



Inbox: Would Mets make splash trade for 2B?

Thu, 9 Nov 2017 19:32:43 EDT

Welcome to another Hot Stove season. Sandy Alderson is due to report to the General Managers Meetings next week in Florida, where discussions with teams and agents often begin to gain traction. Until then, here's an early look at some of the offseason's pressing questions for the Mets.



Mets' front office shifting to prioritize defense

Tue, 7 Nov 2017 15:26:11 EDT

For the third consecutive season and the eighth time in nine years, the Mets did not have a Gold Glove Award winner. This year, they did not even have a finalist at any of the nine positions, robbing Tuesday's announcement of any drama for them.



Jannis' knuckleball tale is one of inspiration

Fri, 10 Nov 2017 09:00:00 EDT

Jannis' knuckleball tale is one of inspiration



Single-game tickets to go on sale Friday

Sat, 11 Nov 2017 13:06:41 EDT

Mickey Callaway has already experienced a host of firsts in his opening weeks as Mets manager, from his introductory press conference to his initial interactions with players. He is looking forward to one other in particular, as the Mets prepare to put their 2018 single-game tickets on sale Friday, Nov. 17.



Mets set to turn attention to free agency

Mon, 6 Nov 2017 10:26:56 EDT

Before last offseason was even a month old, the Mets re-signed Yoenis Cespedes to a four-year contract, effectively re-creating the team they had in 2016. Then they did little else over the course of the winter, leaving a roster without enough depth to endure the onslaught of injuries that followed. That won't be the case this year.



Statcast: Nido shows serious 'pop' to nab Acuna

Sun, 5 Nov 2017 01:57:50 EDT

While the stars of today were wrapping up the postseason, the stars of tomorrow have been showing off their skills out west in the Arizona Fall League. On Saturday, with the Major League calendar completed, many of baseball's best prospects took the stage in front of a national audience in the Fall Stars Game.



Mets pick up Asdrubal's option for 2018

Fri, 3 Nov 2017 17:31:07 EDT

The Mets picked up Cabrera's $8.5 million contract option for 2018 on Friday.



3 questions for Mets to address in offseason

Sun, 5 Nov 2017 16:35:45 EDT

Hiring manager Mickey Callaway was a necessary first step for the Mets this offseason, but that move answered just one of several significant questions surrounding the team. After trading away many of their veteran players last summer, the Mets still have needs across their roster.



Jannis continues AFL domination via knuckler

Fri, 3 Nov 2017 19:23:00 EDT

The Scottsdale Scorpions couldn't manage much offense against the Mesa Solar Sox on Friday afternoon. Luckily for them, they had Mets right-hander Mickey Jannis, and his knuckleball, on the mound.



Mets release veteran outfielder Aoki

Mon, 30 Oct 2017 19:25:00 EDT

The Mets released outfielder Norichika Aoki on Monday, ending the veteran's two-month run in the organization. Aoki is now a free agent.



Mets outright 5 to clear space on 40-man

Wed, 25 Oct 2017 19:40:22 EDT

The Mets outrighted five players off their 40-man roster on Wednesday. Outfielder Travis Taijeron, infielder Phillip Evans and pitchers Tyler Pill and Erik Goeddel will become Minor League free agents after the conclusion of the World Series. Outfielder Wuilmer Becerra will remain under team control, but is eligible for the Rule 5 Draft in December.



Guillorme, Jannis stay hot in Fall League

Fri, 27 Oct 2017 19:19:16 EDT

Luis Guillorme made some pregame adjustments to his swing, and the results paid off instantly as he helped lead Scottsdale to a 6-5 win over Surprise on Friday afternoon.



Nido finding himself at the dish in Fall League

Fri, 27 Oct 2017 01:51:58 EDT

Tomas Nido is improving as a hitter, and he's putting himself on the catching radar of the New York Mets in a hurry. The organization's No. 9 prospect went 2-for-3 with a two-run double for Scottsdale in the first tie of the Fall League season.



Cyclones win MacPhail Award for top promos

Thu, 26 Oct 2017 20:05:00 EDT

Minor League Baseball announced Thursday that the Mets' Class A Brooklyn affiliate has won the 2017 Larry MacPhail Award, presented annually to one Minor League franchise in recognition of "exceptional promotions and marketing efforts both on the field and in the community."



Mets name, introduce new manager Callaway

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 19:48:29 EDT

Mickey Callaway took first became a coach in 2008, at age 33, when he was hired at tiny Division III Texas A&M International University. Fresh off Tommy John surgery and three seasons pitching in Korea, Callaway's Major League dreams remained alive, as he intended to keep pitching in the Majors. But first he needed a job, a place to tend to a new goal which was evolving, unbeknownst to him, by the day.



Callaway's approach to pitching wins over Mets

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 20:28:24 EDT

Regardless of how the Mets approach this winter, dipping into free agency and trades to improve their fourth-place roster, they will not return to the playoffs without vintage pitching performances. Likely, the Mets will acquire a new starter and a bullpen arm to supplement their staff. But there is little they can achieve if Jacob deGrom, Noah Syndergaard and others are not at or near the tops of their games.



Nido leads NL in AFL Hitting Challenge

Sun, 22 Oct 2017 02:45:38 EDT

Pitted against some of Minor League Baseball's best up-and-coming hitters at Saturday night's Arizona Fall League Hitting Challenge, Minnesota Twins prospect Chris Paul walked away with bragging rights -- and a little spending money.



Wright's latest surgery and timetable, explained

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 11:42:40 EDT

Injury-plagued Mets third baseman David Wright underwent a laminotomy procedure on his lower back on Oct. 5, one month to the day after having rotator cuff surgery on his right shoulder.



Callaway is named after HOFer Mantle

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 19:44:25 EDT

Callaway is named after HOFer Mantle



Mets' Thompson sparks offense in AFL

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 20:09:06 EDT

After hitting a career-high 16 homers during the regular season, David Thompson hit his first homer of the Arizona Fall League in Scottsdale's 13-7 win over Peoria on Wednesday.



Mets' Arizona Fall League overview

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 12:16:25 EDT

Jonathan Mayo checks in on the Mets' Arizona Fall League contingent, led by No. 11 prospect Luis Guillorme.



Mets head into offseason with holes to fill

Tue, 10 Oct 2017 13:45:29 EDT

The Mets were one of the quietest teams in baseball last offseason, re-signing Yoenis Cespedes to a four-year deal but otherwise doing little of note.



Mets purchase Triple-A Syracuse Chiefs

Tue, 10 Oct 2017 17:02:48 EDT

The Mets have closed on a deal to purchase the Syracuse Chiefs, with plans to move their Triple-A affiliate there in 2019. The deal means the Nationals will have to move their Triple-A team from their current home in Syracuse after the 2018 season.