New York Mets

Gsellman starts as Mets close out home slate
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For the third time in this four-game series, the Braves will send one of their four rookies currently in the rotation to the mound. This time, Sean Newcomb will toe the rubber, while Robert Gsellman will start for the Mets in the final matchup of the season between the National League East rivals.

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Taijeron delivers walk-off single in 9th
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Long since out of contention for a postseason berth, the Mets have used September as a proving ground for their younger players. Some, such as Amed Rosario and Dominic Smith, are top prospects, obvious pillars of the future. Others, such as Travis Taijeron, are organizational pieces attempting to demonstrate their worth.

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Oswalt leads Mets minor league Award winners
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After promoting Amed Rosario and Dominic Smith — the “upper crust” of the organization’s farm system, as manager Terry Collins called them — the Mets had few impact prospects left on the immediate horizon. Former top pick Justin Dunn endured an uneven first full Minor League season. Blue chippers Desmond Lindsay and Thomas Szapucki underwent […]

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Offense sputters in Game 1 loss to Braves
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Braves rookie Lucas Sims may have scuffled a bit during his rotation debut last month, going 2-5 with a 5.73 ERA in his first six career starts. But he isn’t scuffling now. Sims followed up a strong return to the rotation by taking a shutout into the seventh inning Monday, leading Atlanta to a 9-2 […]

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Montero gets the nod against Dickey, Braves
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R.A. Dickey will look for better results against the team he won a National League Cy Young Award with, while Rafael Montero hopes to end the year on a high note and make his case for a roster spot next season, as the Mets and Braves square off for the third game of a four-game […]

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Lugo thriving for Mets in shorter outings
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Seth Lugo is far from the only pitcher who struggles the third time through a batting order, but his splits are stark. Opposing hitters are batting .261 their first two times seeing Lugo in a game, and .369 after that. Their on-base and slugging numbers are also staggeringly higher the third time through the order.

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d'Arnaud homers as Mets take Game 2 of DH
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The Mets may be stumbling down the stretch of what is likely to be a fourth-place finish in the NL East, but two of September’s bright spots continue to shine. Brandon Nimmo rapped out three hits Monday in Game 2 of a doubleheader at Citi Field, and Travis d’Arnaud drove home a pair in the […]

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LIVE Color Feed: Braves vs. Mets
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Video highlights, Statcast info, analysis, tweets, key updates, the latest news and more from the Gameday Color Feed.

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Flexen returns to rotation for twin bill opener
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By the end of September, the Braves and Mets will have played seven games against each other in the month. The division rivalry continues Monday with a doubleheader at Citi Field to begin a four-game, three-day series. The second game is a makeup of an April 25 rainout.

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Mets, Gov. Cuomo partner for Puerto Rico aid
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The Mets have partnered with New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and the state’s Empire State Relief & Recovery Effort for Puerto Rico. Citi Field will serve as a strategic location for Mets fans — or any New Yorker — to drop off supplies that will be sent to Puerto Rico.

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Nimmo HRs again, but Mets can't best Max
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The Nationals and Mets matched up for the final time this season Sunday afternoon at Citi Field, so it was fitting for one final matchup between their respective aces, Max Scherzer from Washington and Jacob deGrom of New York.

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Conforto expects to make full recovery
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An optimistic and upbeat Michael Conforto reiterated the March 1 target date the Mets are hopeful he can return to full baseball activities following surgery to repair a torn posterior capsule in his left shoulder.

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