• Mets 2020 preview: Shaky bullpen will make or break playoff chances

    Mets 2020 preview: Shaky bullpen will make or break playoff chances

    Rewind to early March, when life still seemed mostly normal and the countdown was underway to the Mets opening the 2020 season. At the time, the Mets didn’t resemble a team that was an obvious favorite in the NL East, but likewise it was hard to say they shouldn’t compete for first place. The lineup …
  • Mets’ Marcus Stroman: 2020 MLB season ‘not looking promising’

    Mets’ Marcus Stroman: 2020 MLB season ‘not looking promising’

    Mets pitcher Marcus Stroman is losing hope that baseball will be back this summer. “This season is not looking promising,” Stroman tweeted Tuesday after the players union was left disappointed by MLB’s latest financial proposal, which entails the highest-paid players taking greater pay cuts than their peers — and more pay cuts than the union …
  • Mets mailbag: Dream 2022 lineup starts with Nolan Arenado

    Mets mailbag: Dream 2022 lineup starts with Nolan Arenado

    You ask, we answer. The Post is fielding questions from readers about New York’s biggest pro sports teams and getting our beat writers to answer them in a series of regularly published mailbags. In today’s installment: the Mets. Mets lineup in 2022? Don’t take the easy way out, and have some fun with it.  — …
  • Mets mailbag: Pursuit of J.T. Realmuto likely isn’t over

    Mets mailbag: Pursuit of J.T. Realmuto likely isn’t over

    You ask, we answer. The Post is fielding questions from readers about New York’s biggest pro sports teams and getting our beat writers to answer them in a series of regularly published mailbags. In today’s installment: the Mets. Does Brodie Van Wagenen’s former work relationship with J.T. Realmuto increase the likelihood that the Mets will …
  • The biggest Mets losers with MLB on hold

    The biggest Mets losers with MLB on hold

    The Mets were the accidental contenders of 2019. When they tried, they failed. When they surrendered, they succeeded. Brodie Van Wagenen provided the words. In January 2019, before even his first spring training as GM, he assessed the Mets as the NL East favorites and challenged the rest of the division to “come get us.” …
  • Mets mailbag: Marcus Stroman’s future rides on ironic trade possibility

    Mets mailbag: Marcus Stroman’s future rides on ironic trade possibility

    You ask, we answer. The Post is fielding questions from readers about New York’s biggest pro sports teams and getting our beat writers to answer them in a series of regularly published mailbags. In today’s installment: the Mets. Any update on [Michael] Conforto’s oblique? — @PatCollins63 Conforto is taking regular batting practice and team officials …
  • Mets’ Marcus Stroman wants to fight NASCAR’s Kyle Larson over livestream slur

    Mets’ Marcus Stroman wants to fight NASCAR’s Kyle Larson over livestream slur

    Mets pitcher Marcus Stroman wants to take a swing at the NASCAR driver who uttered a racial slur during a live broadcast of a virtual race. NASCAR’s Kyle Larson on Sunday apparently thought his audio had cut out when he used the N-word on the popular Twitch video-game streaming app during the sport’s iRacing series, …
  • Mets’ Marcus Stroman, Dominic Smith teaming up for celebrity beer pong tournament

    Mets’ Marcus Stroman, Dominic Smith teaming up for celebrity beer pong tournament

    Baseball may be delayed indefinitely, but Marcus Stroman’s competitive juices are not. The Mets pitcher has signed up for a virtual beer pong tournament — sports in the time of coronavirus — and has picked teammate Dominic Smith to be his partner. Stroman’s friend Mike Seander, the rapper formerly known as Mike Stud who now …