New York Mets

Mets turn to another local at Dodger Stadium
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For the second straight night, the Mets will rely on a Southern Californian at Dodger Stadium. On Tuesday, it was Westchester native Robert Gsellman. Wednesday brings another rookie, San Dimas native Tyler Pill, who will be recalled to start opposite veteran left-hander Rich Hill.

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Mets routed by homer-happy Dodgers
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Corey Seager homered three times and Cody Bellinger added one of his own as the Dodgers pounded out five total long balls Tuesday in a 12-0 win over the Mets, establishing a franchise record with 27 home runs over a 10-game stretch

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Mets have few answers to rotation's struggles
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The Mets’ rotation ERA has risen to 5.11, second-worst in the National League. There is no ignoring the fact that injuries to Noah Syndergaard and Matt Harvey have played a role. But the struggles of other, healthy Mets starters have been more difficult to explain.

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Mets reach deal with second-rounder Vientos
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The Mets reached an agreement with second-round Draft pick Mark Vientos on Tuesday for an above-slot deal, according to MLB.com’s Jonathan Mayo.

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Lagares has thumb surgery
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Mets outfielder Juan Lagares underwent surgery Monday in New York to repair a fractured IP joint in his left thumb. The team did not release a timetable for his return.

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Mets' 4 HRs vs. Kershaw aren't enough in LA
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Even with Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw having an off night, home runs from Cody Bellinger, Justin Turner and Chris Taylor sent the Dodgers to their 10th win in 11 games, a 10-6 victory over the Mets on Monday at Dodger Stadium.

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LA native Gsellman ready to face Dodgers
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In his first start back from a dislocated non-throwing shoulder last month, Brandon McCarthy struggled. He’s been nearly untouchable since, posting a 1.91 ERA in his last five starts entering Tuesday’s 7:10 p.m. PT showdown with the Mets at Dodger Stadium. Los Angeles will be seeking its 11th win in its last 12 games.

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deGrom named POW for 2-way dominance
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Mets starting pitcher Jacob deGrom was named National League Player of the Week on Monday. deGrom made an impact on the mound and at the plate for the Mets in two starts last week. He hit his first career homer on Sunday and fired eight innings of one-run ball to beat the Nationals. The right-hander […]

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Mets reach deals with half of Draft picks
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The Mets have inked half of their Draft picks to their first professional contracts, announcing Sunday that they signed 20 of their 40 selections.

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Wheeler eyes rebound vs. Dodgers
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The Dodgers are making sure things don’t get any easier for the Mets coming off New York’s series against the NL East-leading Nationals. L.A. pushed back ace Clayton Kershaw one day just so he could start Monday night’s four-game series opener against the Mets at Dodger Stadium.

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deGrominant ace's bat, arm lead Mets to W
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Behind Jacob deGrom’s dominant outing and first career homer, the Mets flipped the series script on a sunny Father’s Day Sunday at Citi Field, winning a 5-1 game over the Nationals.

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deGrom helps himself, smacks 1st career HR
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With the Mets’ offense struggling to support him, Jacob deGrom took matters into his own hands Sunday with his first career home run. He followed with a one-run, eight-inning outing to lead New York to a 5-1 Father’s Day victory over Washington at Citi Field.

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