• The only way Mets can salvage destructive Jarred Kelenic trade: Sherman

    The only way Mets can salvage destructive Jarred Kelenic trade: Sherman

    The test to see if Kelenic is a star befitting his hype begins Thursday. Concurrently, we see if Diaz makes it worthwhile for the Mets to have traded a potential star.
  • Indians’ Amed Rosario experiment off to a horrendous start

    Indians’ Amed Rosario experiment off to a horrendous start

    Maybe the Indians should bring back Willie Mays Hayes. Former Mets shortstop Amed Rosario’s first game in center field resembled a bloopers scene from the baseball comedy “Major League.”
  • Amed Rosario pickoff flub symbolizes this Mets’ season

    Amed Rosario pickoff flub symbolizes this Mets’ season

    BUFFALO — On an aggravating night, in an aggravating season, it only seemed appropriate that the Mets would suffer one of their most damaging losses of the year thanks to the follies and foibles of an unbelievably, unconscionably aggravating inning. It ended on a pickoff? Of course it ended on a pick-off. Of course before …
  • Mets lineup cools off at worst time in crushing loss to Blue Jays

    Mets lineup cools off at worst time in crushing loss to Blue Jays

    BUFFALO — For the past two weeks, it’s been just about all roses from this lineup, but Saturday night the Mets were a handful of dead dandelions. Maybe it was the hangover effect after scoring 18 runs the previous night. For nearly 3 ½ hours they waited for a big hit that never arrived in …
  • Amed Rosario’s walk-off homer leads Mets to sweep of Yankees

    Amed Rosario’s walk-off homer leads Mets to sweep of Yankees

    The Mets made themselves right at home at Yankee Stadium on Friday. They won both ends of a doubleheader against the Yankees and look to be on their way to getting a deep-pocketed owner. And they ended the night by walking off the Yankees in their own stadium, as Amed Rosario finished the nightcap with …
  • Amed Rosario won’t lose his Mets spot to upstart Andres Gimenez

    Amed Rosario won’t lose his Mets spot to upstart Andres Gimenez

    Through three weeks of the season, Andres Gimenez has been among the Mets’ best players, but that doesn’t mean he will remain in the lineup. With Amed Rosario sidelined for a third straight day with a stomach bug and Robinson Cano on the injured list with a left groin strain, finding playing time for Gimenez …
  • Steven Matz, Amed Rosario remain big Mets teases: Sherman

    Steven Matz, Amed Rosario remain big Mets teases: Sherman

    Put shorts and a t-shirt on Steven Matz and Amed Rosario and run them through a tryout camp and they will wow even seasoned scouts. Just the speed alone, the 95 mph from Matz’s left arm, the elite get-up-and go from Rosario’s legs would impress. It explains, among other things, why they receive so many …
  • Mets flop vs. severely-depleted, surging Marlins

    Mets flop vs. severely-depleted, surging Marlins

    More than a decade has passed since the Marlins had a winning season. They’ve spent the past two years buried at the bottom of the National League. They have the second-smallest payroll in the league. They endured a COVID-19 outbreak, afflicting 18 players, suspending their season for eight days and keeping them from home since …
  • Mets lose Robinson Cano to IL in bittersweet injury update

    Mets lose Robinson Cano to IL in bittersweet injury update

    WASHINGTON – The Mets are bloodied but managed to avoid a worst-case scenario Tuesday. Even so, the team lost its hottest hitter for at least 10 days with Robinson Cano’s placement on the injured list with a grade two left abductor strain. Two other Mets players who received MRI exams, Jeff McNeil and Amed Rosario, …
  • Much-needed Mets win includes several injury scares

    Much-needed Mets win includes several injury scares

    ATLANTA — Just when the Mets should have been allowed to enjoy the gift of runs for their ace and a needed victory, players started departing Monday night. None were opt outs. Amed Rosario walked off the field before the bottom of the third inning with left quad tightness. Two innings later, Robinson Cano exited …