A minor leg injury has the Mets proceeding cautiously with one of their top starting pitchers. Jacob deGrom skipped a scheduled bullpen session Monday due to a bout of soreness in his inner left thigh, but neither he nor the team expressed any concern over the issue.
Last year’s postseason run for the Mets was keyed largely by homegrown talent. This year, the Mets’ updated prospect rankings feature eight shortstops in the Top 30, while lefty Steven Matz leads New York’s crop of prospects.
Moments after Yoenis Cespedes rolled into Mets camp for the first time Sunday morning, hopping down off his cloud-white pickup truck and pausing, as if for effect, while a gaggle of cameramen snapped his picture, he stepped inside the clubhouse and eased a bag off each shoulder.
Toward the end of last season, Jim Henderson says, his velocity was peaking at 95 mph — not consistently, and certainly not the 98 mph he hit on occasion prior to surgery, but it was enough for optimism. Still, Henderson didn’t know what the future might hold when the year ended, and he became free […]
Second baseman Dilson Herrera will leave Mets camp for several days next month to play for Team Colombia in World Baseball Classic qualifying games, the team announced Saturday.
Over the past half-decade, the Mets have assembled perhaps the best starting rotation in baseball. Their current dilemma is how to keep the entire group healthy.
In a first for New York City’s professional baseball community, the Mets will host an LGBT Pride Night this season. The team plans to unveil details Tuesday at a news conference in Queens alongside Billy Bean, MLB’s vice president of social responsibility and inclusion; LGBT Network CEO David Kilmnick; US Congressman Steve Israel; and several […]
Enough with the formalities, the endless long toss and the physical exams. Spring Training is here, finally, with the Mets’ first official workout on Friday morning.
Coming off a World Series berth, the Mets would at least like to repeat that level of success. And yet it’s difficult enough to accomplish that guarantees ring hollow. That’s why manager Terry Collins, at the dawn of camp, is simply urging his players to play as hard as possible in the hopes that more […]
With so little of their roster in flux this spring, the Mets will spend much of their time pondering more significant questions. The most critical of those have to do with the health of key players, from the club’s vaunted pitching staff to its older stars.
Even now, Jeurys Familia considers Jenrry Mejia a friend. The two Dominicans grew up together in the Mets’ organization, first playing together as 18-year-olds in Port St. Lucie. But in recent years, their paths have diverged.
As the Mets were busy making one of the more remarkable runs in franchise history last autumn, their architect hid what else was happening in his life. It was just mere days after the Mets clinched the National League East in Cincinnati, general manager Sandy Alderson recently revealed, that doctors diagnosed him with cancer.