Mets Rumors & News

  • Terry Collins ripping into Alejandro De Aza may be last straw

    New York Post "Alejandro De Aza’s days with the Mets appear numbered. The veteran outfielder isn’t hitting, and on Saturday, he received an earful from manager Terry Collins after his lack of hustle helped kill an inning. With Wilmer Flores on first base in the 10th inning, De Aza popped up a bunt and..." June 26

  • Struggling Conforto demoted by N.Y. Mets, Nimmo called up

    Hardball Talk "Michael Conforto has learned a harsh lesson about life in majors: There’s a limit to patience. The New York Mets have demoted the 23-year-old outfielder to the team’s Triple-A affiliate Las Vegas to bring up another promising player in Brandon Nimmo. Conforto’s left-field spot will be filled by..." June 26

  • Jose Reyes expected to make Mets reunion official Saturday

    Fox Sports "Reyes, 33, will become a free agent later today assuming he clears waivers -- something that is a near-certainty since any team that claims him would have to pay the roughly $40 million remaining on his contract. Once he clears waivers, Reyes can sign with any team for the prorated minimum salary..." June 25

  • Jose Reyes to return to original MLB team in deal with Mets

    ESPN "Shortly after Jose Reyes becomes a free agent at 1 p.m. ET Saturday, the New York Mets are expected to sign the 33-year-old shortstop, according to ESPN and multiple reports. The Mets originally signed Reyes in 1999 as a teenager out of the Dominican Republic. He was a member of the..." June 25

  • Michael Conforto bruises left knee in Mets' loss in Atlanta

    ESPN "New York Mets left fielder Michael Conforto suffered a bruised left knee when he crashed into a side wall while making an inning-ending catch on Emilio Bonifacio’s fly ball in the fourth. Conforto nonetheless played the full game in the Mets’ 4-3 loss to the Atlanta Braves on Thursday at Turner..." June 24

  • Robles helps Mets preserve victory over Braves

    The Sports Xchange "ATLANTA -- With their bullpen already stretched thin, it was Hansel Robles who came to the rescue again. The right-hander came out of the bullpen with another timely long-relief appearance to save the New York Mets for the second time this week, helping preserve an 8-6 victory over the..." June 24

  • Matt Harvey: 'It's been a struggle mechanically pretty much all year'

    ESPN "Matt Harvey expressed satisfaction with limiting the damage against him Thursday. Still, the Dark Knight felt like he fell back into a mechanical rut in the New York Mets’ 4-3 loss to the Atlanta Braves at Turner Field. Harvey allowed two runs on eight hits in six innings in a no-decision. He..." June 24

  • Mets would expect Reyes to address domestic matter if signed

    New York Post "If the Mets and Jose Reyes want a reunion, the biggest remaining obstacle has been removed. On Thursday, the Rockies placed the veteran shortstop on waivers for the purpose of giving him his unconditional release. The move ensures Reyes can’t be traded by the Rockies and will become a free..." June 24

  • Terry Collins apologizes to Mets PR man Jay Horwitz for 'puppy dog' comment

    Newark Star-Ledger "Manager Terry Collins apologized Thursday for snapping at longtime Mets media relations director Jay Horwitz following the club's 4-3 win over the Kansas City Royals Wednesday. "I want to publicly apologize to not only you guys but to Jay," Collins said. "I was out of line saying what I said..." June 24

  • Noah Syndergaard speculates workload is leading to elbow flare-ups

    ESPN "Noah Syndergaard rejoined the New York Mets on Thursday and declared himself fit to face the Washington Nationals on his normal turn. Syndergaard departed Wednesday’s start against the Kansas City Royals after six innings due to discomfort in the back of his right elbow. The team dispatched him..." June 24

  • Garcia's 8th-inning blast pushes Braves past Mets

    The Sports Xchange "ATLANTA -- The Atlanta Braves are glad to have the power of Adonis Garcia back in the starting lineup. The third baseman celebrated his return with a game-winning, two-run homer in Atlanta's 4-3, come-from-behind victory over the New York Mets on Thursday at Turner Field. "I'm very..." June 23

  • Report: Mets targeting Jose Reyes at 3B as reunion grows closer

    Newsday "Jose Reyes is on the brink of what is increasingly looking like a once-unfathomable reunion with the Mets. One of the final hurdles for a comeback was cleared Thursday when the Rockies requested waivers to grant the shortstop his unconditional release. The announcement was mostly procedural, as..." June 23

  • As Mets mull Jose Reyes reunion, fan starts petition urging team to not support domestic abusers

    New York Daily News "The Mets are split about welcoming back Jose Reyes to Queens. One fan, however, knows exactly how she feels about the former Met. Olivia Devlin started a petition on change.org — "New York Mets Fans Do Not Support Domestic Abusers" — after she learned that the Mets might bring back the..." June 23

  • ‘Slim’ trade market for Reyes; all eyes on Mets

    Today's Knuckleball "Word is, the trade market for Jose Reyes is said to be “small,” with the chances for a trade, as of Wednesday afternoon, said to be “slim.” The Rockies have until Saturday to find a deal, or he’ll be released, which seems to be the more likely alternative at this point. Here’s an indication of..." June 23

  • Rob Manfred said he “would not disqualify” Las Vegas to one day have a MLB team

    Hardball Talk "The NHL will soon bring an expansion team in Las Vegas, while the NFL and NBA have continued interest in the city. Major League Baseball is no different. Commissioner Rob Manfred said he “would not disqualify” Vegas one day having a major league team. In the past, Major League Baseball has been..." June 23

  • Yoenis Cespedes leaves game with apparent injury

    Hardball Talk "As if Mets fans weren’t worried and panicked enough due to the team’s injuries and offensive problems of late: Yoenis Cespedes was lifted from this afternoon’s game against the Royals with an apparent injury." June 22

  • Syndergaard's elbow flares up in Mets' win over Royals

    The Sports Xchange "NEW YORK - Terry Collins spoke for a little less than six minutes and said more than 700 words late Wednesday afternoon, shortly after the New York Mets completed a two-game sweep of the Kansas City Royals with a 4-3 win at Citi Field. Then, after stepping away from the podium, Collins..." June 22

  • Report: Mets could move Walker to 3rd to accommodate Reyes

    The Score "The New York Mets are considering where Jose Reyes would fit on the diamond should they acquire the Colorado Rockies shortstop. In order to accommodate the lifelong middle infielder, team officials have reportedly discussed moving Neil Walker to third base in order to use Reyes at second,..." June 22

  • Tom Seaver's wife upset Mets don't honor stars with statues

    ESPN "Nancy Seaver, the wife of Hall of Famer Tom Seaver, is upset that the New York Mets have no statue honoring her husband outside of Citi Field. Mrs. Seaver told the Daily News the omission is "ridiculous" and added: "I'm embarrassed for [the Mets]. I really am." Most MLB ballparks have..." June 22

  • Jose Reyes is desperate for Mets reunion; he’s ‘a no-brainer’

    New York Post "Jose Reyes doesn’t just want to come back to New York now. He’s wanted to rejoin the Mets almost as long as he’s been away from where he started and spent the majority of his career. According to a baseball official who recently had a long discussion with Reyes — expected to clear waivers and..." June 22

  • Michael Conforto not likely to be sent to the minors

    Hardball Talk "Mets outfielder Michael Conforto made a big splash last year, posting an .841 OPS with nine homers in 56 games and then going 5-for-15 with two homers and five RBI in the World Series. Entering 2016 he was supposed to be a key cog in New York’s offense. And he started out that way this season,..." June 21

  • Zack Wheeler has a setback in his Tommy John recovery

    Hardball Talk "Mets pitcher Zack Wheeler is rehabbing from Tommy John surgery. And while last year he was trade bait at the deadline, this year the Mets have had no interest in dangling him. Indeed, they are ready for him to join the rotation in the second half of the season which, it has been reported, will be..." June 21

  • Relief pitchers help Mets beat Royals

    The Sports Xchange "NEW YORK -- In real time, the New York Mets' 2-1 victory over the Kansas City Royals in a rematch of the 2015 World Series on Tuesday night at Citi Field didn't feel like a "must-win" game for the defending National League champions. But once the Mets had a chance to reflect on a game in..." June 21

  • Mets’ Syndergaard interested in 2017 WBC

    Today's Knuckleball "Jon Morosi of the MLB Network reports that New York Mets starting ace Noah Syndergaard has a “strong desire” to represent the United States in next spring’s World Baseball Classic. Through 85 innings so far this year, Syndergaard has pitched to a 1.91 ERA and 1.70 FIP, and is one of the primary..." June 21

  • The Mets are reportedly flirting with the idea of a Jose Reyes reunion

    CBS Sports "Reyes of course served a 51-game suspension this season under the terms of MLB's Joint Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault and Child Abuse Policy. After Reyes completed that suspension, the Rockies designated him for assignment. That give them 10 days to trade, release, or waive Reyes. According to..." June 21

  • Uh-oh: Steven Matz has an elbow issue

    New York Post "The Mets lost for a second straight night to the team with the worst record in the National League. They were undone in many ways, including the opposition’s intelligent, aggressive base running and their own folly on the bases. So what could be worse? Nothing, right? Well, Steven Matz’s..." June 19

  • Henderson gets MRI; no concern for Matz's elbow

    MLB.com "The Mets do not believe there are any concerns regarding the elbow tightness that left-hander Steven Matz dealt with during his start against the Braves on Saturday. "He didn't seem too concerned about it," Mets manager Terry Collins said. "He was warming up and it was a little tight. He..." June 19

  • Braves' Teheran records one-hit shutout vs. Mets

    The Sports Xchange "NEW YORK -- Remakes are all the rage in Hollywood these days. On a sunny Father's Day afternoon at Citi Field, Atlanta Braves right-hander Julio Teheran almost brought the remake to baseball. Teheran threw the first one-hit shutout of his career Sunday, when he faced one batter over the..." June 19

  • Harvey unfazed after poor start: 'It's just baseball'

    The Score "Matt Harvey isn't shunning the media this time around. After getting roughed up by the Atlanta Braves to the tune of four doubles in the New York Mets' 5-1 loss, Harvey didn't let anyone, or anything, get the best of him. "It's just baseball," he told reporters after the game. During his..." June 18

  • Mets place Juan Lagares on DL

    ESPN "The Mets placed center fielder Juan Lagares on the disabled list Thursday. The move came a day after Lagares' existing thumb injury flared up, and he was scratched from the starting lineup against the Pittsburgh Pirates. Utility player Ty Kelly has been promoted from Triple-A Las Vegas." June 17

  • Gant gets first win as Braves top Mets

    The Sports Xchange "NEW YORK -- Atlanta Braves right-hander John Gant didn't have to collect any souvenirs Friday night from his first major league win. But a ball or lineup card wouldn't have been able to do justice to the particularly neat fashion in which Gant achieved a lifelong dream. Gant, pitching..." June 17

  • Syndergaard, Mets dump sinking Pirates

    The Sports Xchange "NEW YORK -- In a span of five batters in the first inning Wednesday night, the New York Mets equaled their hit total from Tuesday night, equaled their run total over the previous two games and experienced a sense of relief weeks in the making. The Mets never looked back after a three-run..." June 16

  • Colon does it all as Mets stymie Pirates

    The Sports Xchange "NEW YORK -- The Bartolo Colon Experience -- a feel-good festival of pitching, fielding and hitting -- continued to roll on Thursday night. Colon did it all for the New York Mets as the 43-year-old right-hander pitched 7 2/3 strong innings and doubled to begin a four-run third inning that..." June 16

  • Setting odds for Ryan Braun's possible landing spots

    The Comeback "Two years ago, the idea of the Milwaukee Brewers trading Ryan Braun was ludicrous. Hell, even a year ago, trading Braun seemed like a pipe dream for Milwaukee, even as they started unloading every player with any positive value. That was mainly due to his declining production and unwieldy..." June 16

  • David Wright needs neck surgery

    New York Post "David Wright’s season could be over, with the Mets third baseman scheduled to undergo surgery Thursday to repair a herniated disk in his neck. The surgery will be performed by Dr. Robert Watkins in Marina del Rey, Calif., according to a statement released by the team. Wright, 33, had been on..." June 16

  • Ranking the 30 teams from least likely to most likely to acquire Jose Reyes

    CBS Sports "Earlier on Wednesday, the Rockies officially cut ties with shortstop Jose Reyes by designating him for assignment. The team now has 10 days to trade, release, or waive him. Reyes has finished serving his 51-game suspension under the league's domestic violence policy, but with rookie Trevor..." June 15

  • Are You Ready For Unbearable Trade Rumor Season?

    Deadspin "Listen, can you hear it? A faint whisper grows louder. “The Cubbies could use another bat on the bench.” it says. “Why not trade for Andrew McCutchen?” That’s right, my friends, it is almost Unbearable Trade Rumor season, the time of year when baseball fans, radio callers, and hometown..." June 15

  • Ranking All 30 MLB Farm Systems, Post 2016 MLB Draft

    Bleacher Report "The 2016 MLB draft is in the books, with 1,216 players selected over the course of the 40-round, three-day event. With no clear-cut No. 1 talent in this year's class, the first round was as unpredictable as any in recent memory and a number of highly regarded prospects wound up slipping below..." June 15

  • David Wright reportedly discussing neck surgery with doctor

    Larry Brown Sports "The troublesome neck issues of Mets third baseman David Wright seem to be getting progressively worse, and now he may be forced to go under the knife. Wright is discussing the possibility of neck surgery with Dr. Robert Watkins along with team doctors and will reach a final determination soon,..." June 15

  • Taillon flirts with no-hitter as Pirates blank Mets

    The Sports Xchange "NEW YORK -- Now that Jameson Taillon has his first major league win under his belt, Pittsburgh Pirates manager Clint Hurdle said it's time to "... let him write his own story going forward." Taillon nearly authored an epic tale in his second career start Tuesday night, when he carried a..." June 14

  • These six teams could most use Cuban phenom infielder Yulieski Gurriel

    CBS Sports "On Monday, we learned Major League Baseball has officially declared Cuban infielder Yulieski Gurriel a free agent. He defected in February and is now able to sign with any team. Gurriel will need some time in the minors to get up to speed, though the expectation is he will be ready to help in the..." June 14

  • How Michael Conforto let his emotions get the best of him

    Newsday "Anger pushed everything else away, leaving no room for a plan or an approach or anything that might promote the smooth, controlled swing that had inspired boundless visions of stardom. All that remained was self-loathing. Michael Conforto reached the point of submission on June 1 during the..." June 14

  • Mets' Travis d'Arnaud catches for 1st time in rehab game

    Newark Star-Ledger "Travis d'Arnaud started behind the plate for the first time during a rehab assignment Saturday, catching seven innings and going 2-for-4 in High-A St. Lucie's 12-2 rout of Dunedin. D'Arnaud doubled and singled, collecting two RBI and a walk in his fifth minor league game. D'Arnaud initially..." June 12

  • Davies powers Brewers to series split with Mets

    The Sports Xchange "MILWAUKEE -- Another day, another gem for Zach Davies. The diminutive rookie right-hander continued his recent run of success Sunday, holding the New York Mets to one unearned run on three hits while striking out seven as the Milwaukee Brewers salvaged a series split with a 5-3 victory at..." June 12

  • Mets manager Terry Collins hospitalized

    New York Post "Terry Collins was taken to a local hospital Sunday for tests, after feeling ill during pregame at Miller Park. Bench coach Dick Scott was set to step in and manage the Mets for their game against the Brewers. " June 12

  • Reynolds pushes Mets past Brewers in 11th

    The Sports Xchange "MILWAUKEE -- Matt Harvey continued his impressive turnaround but it was Matt Reynolds wearing the hero cap for the New York Mets Friday at Miller Park. Reynolds reached on a bases-loaded fielder's choice that drove in Asdrubal Cabrera with the go-ahead run, and Jeurys Familia pitched a..." June 11

  • Consistent Colon guides Mets past Brewers

    The Sports Xchange "MILWAUKEE -- In a starting rotation featuring four of the game's best young arms, 43-year-old Bartolo Colon has been an anchor for the New York Mets. Colon came through again Thursday, posting zeroes through his first six innings of work to lead Mets to a 5-2 victory over the Milwaukee..." June 10

  • Mike Piazza buys Italian soccer team

    Sportsnaut "Elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame this past January, 12-time All-Star Mike Piazza simply isn’t sitting back ready for all those accolades to be thrown his way in Cooperstown. No, he’s going across the pond for a pretty interesting business venture. The 47-year-old Norristown, PA. native..." June 10

  • Mets select Boston College right-hander Justin Dunn at No. 19 overall

    Newsday "The Mets dipped into Long Island again with their first two picks in the MLB Draft on Thursday night. Seven years after they drafted former Ward Melville lefthander Steven Matz, the Mets picked Freeport native Justin Dunn with the 19th overall selection and took former Ward Melville lefthander..." June 10

  • Mets top Pirates in 10th after Taillon shines in debut

    The Sports Xchange "PITTSBURGH -- Wilmer Flores' lone plate appearance Wednesday night didn't go exactly as planned. He wasn't complaining. "I was trying to get something up. I didn't want to pull the ball. It got up on me a little bit, but sometimes it's better to be lucky than good," Flores said after his..." June 09

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