New York Mets

Rosario's 1st MLB HR wins it for Mets in Philly
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It was Amed Rosario’s first, and he made it count. On the day Mets No. 2 prospect Dominic Smith debuted, it was Rosario, their No. 1 prospect according to MLBPipeline.com, who stole the show. Just minutes after the Phillies climbed back to tie the game in the eighth, Rosario smacked his first career big league […]

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Mets No. 2 prospect Smith makes MLB debut
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A deep crack snarls up the length of Dominic Smith’s cell phone, several others spider-webbing from it. Initially when Smith dropped the phone on the floor of Las Vegas’ McCarran International Airport late Thursday, life still flickered in the screen. By the time Smith arrived at Citizens Bank Park on Friday for his big league […]

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Mayo: What to expect from Smith in bigs
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Jonathan Mayo breaks down what to expect from the Mets’ No. 2 prospect Dominic Smith in the big leagues.

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Harvey slated for rehab start Saturday
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Matt Harvey continues to inch closer to a return. The Mets announced that Harvey, who has been on the disabled list since June 15 due to a stress injury to his right shoulder, will begin a Minor League rehab assignment Saturday for Class A Brooklyn.

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Mets activate Lagares from disabled list
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When Juan Lagares dove for a line drive June 15 at Citi Field, fracturing his left thumb on a play that sidelined him for two months, he was in the midst of one of the better stretches of his career. Batting .379 in nine games leading up to his injury, Lagares was showing flashes of […]

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Smith arrives in The Show with Mets in Philly
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Two days after the Mets traded outfielder Jay Bruce, No. 2 prospect Dominic Smith will join the club for the second of four games against the Phillies at Citizens Bank Park on Friday. Philadelphia’s Nick Pivetta faces New York’s Seth Lugo in the pitching matchup.

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No. 2 prospect Smith to join Mets tonight
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Trading Jay Bruce, Mets general manager Sandy Alderson clarified Thursday, was less about clearing salary or acquiring new talent than it was about opening roster space. Their attention now fully turned to 2018, the Mets want to see what their younger players have to offer.

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deGrom OK after scare ends stellar 9-K start
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Cruising into the seventh inning Thursday during one of his best starts of the season, Mets pitcher Jacob deGrom departed when a Nick Williams liner struck him flush in the upper right arm, resulting in a right triceps contusion. X-rays taken during the game were negative.

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Long ball, longhair power Mets in rout of Phils
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Michael Conforto started in the No. 4 spot for the first time this season in Thursday night’s 10-0 victory over the Phillies at Citizens Bank Park. He worked a two-out walk and scored in the first inning, then hit a three-run home run off the left-field foul pole in the seventh inning to turn a […]

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Mets trade Bruce to Tribe for Minors RHP Ryan
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Prior to the July 31 non-waiver Trade Deadline, the Mets did not dismantle their roster completely, trading significant pieces in Lucas Duda and Addison Reed but also acquiring one in AJ Ramos. Yet as the Mets continued to slip from even the fringes of contention, so too did their front office’s blueprint change. The latest […]

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Cespedes, Mets to don nicknames on jerseys
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Travis d’Arnaud will sport the nickname “Lil D” on his jersey during Major League Baseball’s inaugural Players Weekend on Aug. 25-27, when all players will wear colorful, non-traditional uniforms featuring alternate designs. The look is a nod toward youth baseball during the final weekend of the Little League World Series.

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deGrom tries to get back on track vs. Phillies
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What might have been a breakout season for Vince Velasquez has turned out to be anything but, as the hard-throwing Phillies right-hander has gone 2-6 with a 4.82 ERA. Yet since returning from a six-week absence due to a right biceps strain, Velasquez has shown glimpses of excellence. He’ll attempt to keep going when the […]

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