New York Mets

deGrom uses bat, arm effectively against Braves
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Jacob deGrom extended his Spring Training success and Bud Norris bounced back from a pair of rough outings, as the Braves and Mets played to a 3-3 tie in 10 innings at ESPN’s Wide World of Sports complex on Saturday afternoon.

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Fundraiser to be held at Foley's in Forde's honor
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Former Mets stars Keith Hernandez, Ron Darling, John Franco and Edgardo Alfonzo will appear at a fundraiser for late team staffer Shannon Forde next month at Foley’s NY Pub and Restaurant in Manhattan.

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Tests negative on Cespedes' right shoulder
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Mets doctors examined Yoenis Cespedes this weekend after he felt what manager Terry Collins called a “twinge” in his right shoulder while making a throw in Thursday’s game. But all tests were negative, and Collins expects Cespedes back in the lineup Sunday against the Nationals.

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New bench coach Scott a master organizer
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The network of mountain biking trails in Scottsdale, Ariz., is expansive. The weather in January tends to be idyllic. So about three times per week this winter, the Mets’ past and present bench coaches rode their bikes around the area, whiling away the hours with baseball conversations. Sometimes, Bob Geren and Dick Scott talked about […]

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Mets release Carlyle, send 4 to Minor League camp
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The Mets parted ways with veteran pitcher Buddy Carlyle on Friday, releasing him in their latest wave of cuts. The team also reassigned outfielder Roger Bernadina and infielders Danny Muno, T.J. Rivera and Ty Kelly to Minor League camp.

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Flores debuts at first after Hernandez's tutorial
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About an hour before the start of the Mets 5-5 tie with the Cardinals on Friday, Keith Hernandez — wearing a favored pair of shorts with a blue lobster pattern — took a seat next to Wilmer Flores in the clubhouse.

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Mets prospects seek to help solidify contender status
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MLBPipeline.com will be visiting all 30 camps this spring. Today, we check in on the New York Mets, where the team’s system still can contribute to the big league despite losing depth due to graduations and trades.

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Five questions with Mets prospect Desmond Lindsay
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As part of MLBPipeline.com’s visit to all 30 Spring Training facilities this month, we will be sitting down with prospects and getting to know them a little better. At Mets camp, it was No. 6 prospect Desmond Lindsay.

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Verrett tosses four scoreless against Red Sox
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Joe Kelly lowered his spring ERA to 1.35 with seven strong innings and Xander Bogaerts hit a home run as the Red Sox topped the Mets, 4-1.

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Harvey 'out of whack,' allows 6 runs vs. Astros
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A bizarre inside-the-park homer by A.J. Reed sparked a three-run Astros rally against Matt Harvey on Thursday, leading Houston to an 8-5 win over the Mets at Tradition Field. Dallas Keuchel tossed five scoreless innings for the Astros.

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Not so fast: Familia still committed to quick pitch
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Dan Warthen still winces a bit when he recalls Jeurys Familia’s trickery exploited. Familia had just thrown a sinker so devilish to Alex Gordon that the Royals outfielder spun in place while fouling it off. Watching from the Kauffman Stadium visitors’ dugout in the ninth inning of World Series Game 1, Warthen, the Mets’ pitching […]

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Conforto dealing with back stiffness
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A bout of lower back stiffness forced Mets outfielder Michael Conforto out of Wednesday’s 3-1 loss to the Blue Jays in the fourth inning, cutting short what was supposed to be an overnight trip across the state.

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