New York Mets

Montero turning corner by pounding strike zone
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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.

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7-run 6th, Montero's quality start snap skid
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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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Flexen's effort not enough in loss to Marlins
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The Mets were determined heading into this weekend’s series with the Marlins not to let Giancarlo Stanton beat them.

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Montero, Mets look to end skid vs. Marlins
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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.

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Mets deal Grandy to LA for player to be named
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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 […]

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Rivera claimed by Cubs; Mets recall Plawecki
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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.

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LIVE Color Feed: Marlins vs. Mets
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Video highlights, Statcast info, analysis, tweets, key updates, the latest news and more from the Gameday Color Feed.

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Familia to slowly make his way back to closer
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Within the next few days, Mets closer Jeurys Familia will return to the mound for a second Minor League rehab appearance. Familia, who underwent surgery to remove a blood clot from his right shoulder in May, still needs to show the Mets he can throw at least 30 pitches in an inning before they will […]

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Conforto rides 'Scooter' for Players Weekend
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It was shortly after Michael Conforto’s big league callup in 2015 that a group of Mets pitchers took it upon themselves to determine what the rookie’s nickname should be. The one that stuck will be on Conforto’s jersey for the inaugural Players Weekend, Aug. 25-27.

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Flexen tasked with containing Stanton, Marlins
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The Giancarlo Stanton home run show is going on the road, and it will take center stage on Friday at Citi Field when the Marlins face the Mets. Left-hander Justin Nicolino will start for Miami opposite New York’s Chris Flexen.

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Grandy's slam not enough in Subway defeat
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Gary Sanchez is carrying a sizzling bat for a second consecutive August, as the catcher homered and drove in five runs to lead the Yankees to a 7-5 victory over the Mets on Thursday at Citi Field, completing a four-game sweep of the Subway Series.

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Matz seeking answers to puzzling rough stretch
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Steven Matz has tried throwing multiple bullpen sessions between starts, as Jacob deGrom has done with great success. He has tried skipping bullpen sessions altogether. Matz has commissioned hitting coaches Kevin Long and Pat Roessler to examine whether he is tipping pitches. He has dabbled in new drills with pitching coach Dan Warthen. None of […]

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