Rafael Montero stood in front of his locker dressed in a king-like robe and crown, the reward Mets players designate for the player of the game after wins.
Limited to just one run through the first 14 innings of the series, the Mets woke up in a big way with a seven-run sixth on Saturday night. Wilmer Flores and Kevin Plawecki each belted two-run homers in the outburst, as the Mets defeated the Marlins, 8-1, at Citi Field.
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Washington’s bullpen was a clear sore spot for the first half of the season, and trades for Sean Doolittle, Ryan Madson, and Brandon Kintzler have paid off. Over the last month, the Nationals’ relievers have been among baseball’s best.
The Mets were determined heading into this weekend’s series with the Marlins not to let Giancarlo Stanton beat them.
Right-handers Vance Worley and Rafael Montero, both of whom have assumed starters’ roles this season because of injuries to their teams’ respective rotations, will square off Saturday at Citi Field for the second game of a three-game set between the Mets and Marlins.
When the Mets signed Curtis Granderson to a four-year, $60 million free agent deal in December 2013, the contract ushered in a new era for the Mets. The day the signing became official at MLB’s Winter Meetings, the Mets crowed about their desire to start competing on an annual basis, with a rising payroll and […]
The Mets announced Saturday that catcher René Rivera was awarded to the Chicago Cubs on a waiver claim. The Mets recalled catcher Kevin Plawecki from Triple-A Las Vegas.
It began four decades ago, after Hank Aaron ended his 23 years of greatness as a player in the Major Leagues and was given a massive office at old Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium by the ballclub he helped to make famous.
Long before he became the first African-American manager to win a World Series or patrolled the outfield at Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium, Cito Gaston was just a young rookie realizing a lifelong dream.
Before Friday night’s game against the Reds, the Braves announced Santana had been placed on the disabled list with a left quad strain and Micah Johnson had been recalled from Triple-A Gwinnett. Another roster move will likely be made on Saturday, when Matt Kemp is expected to return from the right hamstring strain that has […]