• Mets’ thrilling comeback win marred by Jacob deGrom injury

    Mets’ thrilling comeback win marred by Jacob deGrom injury

    PHILADELPHIA — Jacob deGrom’s bid for a Cy Young Award three-peat took a double hit Wednesday night. First, the Mets ace — with some shaky defense as a culprit — allowed three earned runs against the Phillies over two innings. Then he departed the game with what the team called a right hamstring spasm. Through …
  • Michael Conforto, Pete Alonso heroics lead Mets to wild win

    Michael Conforto, Pete Alonso heroics lead Mets to wild win

    This was one of those nights the Mets lineup wasn’t going to be inconvenienced by the starting rotation’s follies. When in doubt use the long ball. All it took was four of them on Wednesday, including an eighth-inning blast from Pete Alonso for the lead, sending the Mets to a 7-6 victory over the Orioles …
  • Seth Lugo give Mets’ rotation big lift in win over Phillies

    Seth Lugo give Mets’ rotation big lift in win over Phillies

    The Mets have enough problems filling a rotation that includes Seth Lugo. Without Lugo’s transition from the bullpen, this starting pitching mess would be piled higher and deeper. Saturday night the right-hander completed his buildup, reaching five innings for the first time and giving the Mets hope they have a respectable No. 2 behind Jacob …
  • Andres Gimenez, Tomas Nido out for ‘undisclosed reasons’ after Mets coronavirus break

    Andres Gimenez, Tomas Nido out for ‘undisclosed reasons’ after Mets coronavirus break

    The Mets returned to Citi Field on Tuesday to play baseball again after a five-day COVID-19 scare, but did so with two players and two coaches missing. Catcher Tomas Nido, infielder Andres Gimenez, third base coach Gary Disarcina and bench coach Hensley Meulens were not on site for “undisclosed reasons,” manager Luis Rojas said. The …
  • 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 …
  • Mets’ offense explodes in dominant win over Nationals

    Mets’ offense explodes in dominant win over Nationals

    Since Jacob deGrom’s Cy Young run began in 2018, the Mets have gone 31-37 in games he’s pitched. They know how inconsequential a day’s starter can ultimately be. Revealing hours before Wednesday’s game against the Nationals that Robert Gsellman would make his first start in nearly three years, the Mets watched the right-hander surrender the …
  • 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 …
  • Andres Gimenez does it all in Mets’ second straight win

    Andres Gimenez does it all in Mets’ second straight win

    Andres Gimenez’s raw talent has been on display for two weeks, but Sunday he took that step from nice looking player with a potential big upside to somebody who put the Mets on his back and won a game. The rookie infielder’s bat and legs — in addition to his already evident smooth defense — …
  • Andres Gimenez turning heads after surprisingly making Mets

    Andres Gimenez turning heads after surprisingly making Mets

    WASHINGTON — Andres Gimenez was a surprise roster addition at the end of spring training 2.0, but suddenly has assumed a larger role with the Mets. Robinson Cano’s recent move to the injured list with a grade 2 abductor strain and ailments to Jeff McNeil and Amed Rosario that kept both removed from the starting …
  • Mets are spiraling, so there are no moral victories

    Mets are spiraling, so there are no moral victories

    For some, the story can be told exclusively in grit and feistiness — your Miami Marlins, for example. The Marlins have no players, they hadn’t played a game in nine days before Tuesday night, and yet they shut out the Orioles, 4-0. Now, the 2020 O’s will never be confused for the ones of championship …