New York Mets

Rangers top Sabres in NHL Classic at Citi Field
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Citi Field was transformed into a hockey venue complete with taxi cabs and highway signs beyond the rink to capture a New York feel, as the New York Rangers defeated the Buffalo Sabres, 3-2, in overtime during the 2018 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic on Monday.

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Mets ready for a fresh start in 2018
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As 2018 begins, the Mets are the first to admit they’re glad to see the calendar flip. Following a year filled with injuries and disappointment, those who call Citi Field home are eager for a fresh start. Here are five of the most pressing questions the Mets will face in the New Year.

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Mets' 2017 defined by tough breaks, new arrivals
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For the second straight season, the Mets entered 2017 with outsized expectations and dreams of playoff grandeur. For the second straight season, injuries and other issues derailed them — though this time, the Mets could not recover.

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Alderson built storied career in 1980s Oakland
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Sandy Alderson got a contract extension last week to continue one of the most distinguished careers ever inside and outside of baseball, and his new deal reminded me of our chat before that Mets’ game against the Braves when we discussed the old days.

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Inbox: Will Reyes return to play second base?
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As 2017 draws to a close, plenty of questions still surround a Mets team that has made just one major signing this offseason, inking Anthony Swarzak to a two-year deal. Teams tend to stay quiet during the holidays, so while we wait for the Mets to make their next move, here’s a fresh batch of […]

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Minaya rejoins Mets as special assistant to GM
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The Mets on Friday brought a familiar face back into their front office, hiring Omar Minaya as a special assistant to general manager Sandy Alderson.

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Mets announce Spring Training report dates
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The Mets’ Spring Training calendar became more concrete on Thursday, when the club announced the report dates for all players.

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Mets evaluating first-base market
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On the Mets’ list of offseason priorities, first base lags well behind second base and the bullpen. General manager Sandy Alderson has indicated in recent weeks the club could wait until January to add a first baseman. He has likewise reaffirmed confidence in Dominic Smith’s future at the position.

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Mets GM Alderson gets contract extension
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The Mets have extended the contract of general manager Sandy Alderson, the team announced Wednesday. The terms of the deal were not disclosed.

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Mets hopeful a healthy Thor will soar in 2018
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After being limited to 30 1/3 innings last season due to a torn right lat, Mets pitcher Noah Syndergaard has mixed up his offseason workout routine with hopes of becoming a dominant pitcher once again.

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Dare 2B different? 5 potential options for Mets
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The Winter Meetings have come and gone, taking one of the Mets’ primary second-base trade targets — Ian Kinsler — with them. Now that Kinsler is off to Los Angeles and the Mets have accomplished their primary offseason goal, adding reliever Anthony Swarzak to their bullpen, the team must pivot fully to the rest of […]

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Mets sign reliever Swarzak to two-year deal
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Bent on improving and emphasizing the back end of their bullpen, the Mets on Wednesday struck their first deal of the Winter Meetings, reaching agreement with free-agent reliever Anthony Swarzak on a two-year deal worth $14 million, according to a source. The Mets have not confirmed the deal.

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