New York Mets

Walker pulls up lame on bunt, exits early
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Having just laid down a bunt in the third inning Wednesday, Neil Walker pulled up lame about halfway down the first-base line and collapsed behind first base. The second baseman exited the Mets’ 9-4 win over the Cubs with a left leg injury, and the team announced Walker will undergo an MRI exam on Thursday.

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Harvey looking for depth in finale vs. Cubs
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There is a reasonable chance both the bullpens of the Cubs and Mets will be employed early and often Wednesday during the teams’ series finale of a three-game set at Citi Field. That’s because New York starter Matt Harvey has completed six innings just once since April 21, and Mike Montgomery, starting for Chicago, was […]

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Mets' Stanford selections 'feed off each other'
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Once the celebration died down from Quinn Brodey’s selection as the Mets’ third-round pick in the 2017 Draft, Brodey shut down his laptop and wandered outside, keen on a dip in his aunt and uncle’s pool. He brought his phone, and it wasn’t long before it rang.

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Wheeler, Mets can't handle Cubs in loss
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New leadoff man Anthony Rizzo provided a spark and rookie Ian Happ smacked a grand slam to help Jon Lester pick up his 150th career win in the Cubs’ 14-3 victory Tuesday night over the Mets.

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Mets replenish relief pitching on Day 2
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Following a first day of the Draft that saw them select a polished college arm in David Peterson and a raw high school infielder in Mark Vientos, the Mets huddled back into their Port St. Lucie, Fla., Draft room on Tuesday for the meat of the event: Day 2.

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Wheeler out to continue stingy ways vs. Cubs
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When Zack Wheeler and Jon Lester oppose each other on the mound Tuesday at Citi Field, as the Mets and Cubs square off in the second game of a three-game set, one will be trying to continue a string of solid starts, while the other will look to get back on track.

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deGrom tosses CG, backed by Asdrubal's bat
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The Mets ended their 14-game road home run streak on Sunday in Atlanta but started a new one at Citi Field on Monday night. Asdrubal Cabrera belted two leadoff home runs and Jay Bruce added a two-run shot to back Jacob deGrom, who threw his second career complete game, and power the Mets to a […]

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Cespedes exits with sore heel, not concerned
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Mets outfielder Yoenis Cespedes left Monday’s 6-1 win against the Cubs with a sore left heel after lining out to center to end the fifth inning.

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Slugging 3B Vientos drafted by Mets at 59
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Mark Vientos couldn’t have fretted too much about the Y2K scare, or the uncertainties of the turn of the millennium. He mustn’t have wondered much about how the world might change. He was, after all, a newborn.

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Mets take Oregon LHP Peterson with 20th pick
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David Peterson was sick the week of April 28. Peterson was also stressed. The pitcher’s friends and family were in town to watch one of his final few starts at the University of Oregon, and feeling under the weather wasn’t going to help him make the best impression — a worry that proved unfounded when […]

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LIVE Draft Tracker: Follow every Mets pick
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Stay up to the minute with live Draft results, including player info, scouting video, sortable data and more on every selection for all three days.

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Mets ink Bard to Minors pact as 'pen option
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Seeking to add to their bullpen depth, the Mets on Monday signed former Red Sox late-inning reliever Daniel Bard to a Minor League contract. Bard will report to the Mets’ Minor League facility in Port St. Lucie, Fla., rather than to a specific affiliate.

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