New York Mets
 Note:  Remove any feed (newspaper, blog, etc.) by using the Customize menu item below.
News Articles

Bobby Ojeda out of Mets pre- and postgame show on SNY

NY Daily News (BOB RAISSMAN) — Bobby Ojeda will not return to SportsNet New York’s Mets pre and postgame studio.
  • New: 3 hr 48 min ago

Will the Phillies have the worst record in baseball in 2015? Baseball Prospectus predicts..

NJ.com (Matt Lombardo | For NJ Advance Media) — Phillies' fans could be in for a bumpy ride this summer as the team looks to trot out a slew of young talent.
  • New: 7 hr 13 min ago

Former Mets GM Omar Minaya takes a new job with Players Association

NJ.com (Mike Vorkunov | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com) — Minaya will be a senior adviser to president Tony Clark.
  • New: 8 hr 44 min ago

Which 6 Mets prospects made ESPN's top 100 list?

NJ.com (Mike Vorkunov | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com) — The Mets do well here too. While you should read the whole list to get an understanding of the sport's state of prospects, here's a quick look at who Law ranked, where and a snippet of what he...
  • New: 10 hr 58 min ago
  • Hits: 1

What new MLB commissioner Rob Manfred says about the Mets' low payroll

NJ.com (Mike Vorkunov | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com) — Bud Selig retired as commissioner earlier this month and has been replaced by Rob Manfred. In a wide-ranging interview with Fox Sports, Manfred offered his opinion on the Mets' low payroll and...
  • 14 hr 33 min ago

Why the Mets can be wildcard contenders in 2015

NJ.com (Mike Vorkunov | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com) — PECOTA, a well-respected projection system developed by Nate Silver and run by Baseball Prospectus, released its 2015 forecast and it has the Mets on the cusp of reaching the playoffs for the...
  • 15 hr 33 min ago

MLB hot stove: Mets re-sign Jenrry Mejia, report says

NJ.com (Brendan Kuty | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com) — Mejia isn't expected to close for the Mets in 2015
  • 1 day 1 hr ago
  • Hits: 1

Where do the Mets' minor league prospects rank?

NJ.com (Brendan Kuty | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com) — But where within the top five? Find out here.
  • 1 day 8 hr ago
  • Hits: 1

MLB commish: Fred Wilpon a top businessman, forget the Ponzi

NY Post (John DeMarzo) — This gives a whole new dimension to the expression “Yeah, but…” Mets owner Fred Wilpon recently was named as chairman of Major League Baseball’s finance committee — a...
  • 3 days ago
  • Hits: 3

WATCH: 'Humbled' Mike Francesa gives emotional thank-you to rabid fans at FrancesaCon 2

NJ.com (Charles Curtis | For NJ Advance Media) — The "humbled" and "appreciative" WFAN host won't forget the response at FrancesaCon 2 for as long as he lives.
  • 3 days ago
  • Hits: 5

POLL: Should Major League Baseball ban defensive shifts?

NJ.com (Joe Giglio | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com) — Is it time for baseball to ban defensive shifts?
  • 3 days ago
  • Hits: 4

Mets’ hole at shortstop just a punchline for Sandy Alderson

NY Post (Dan Martin) — There is no one who seems to enjoy poking fun at the Mets’ deficiencies than Sandy Alderson, and the general manager didn’t disappoint on Saturday. On hand to call Hall...
  • 4 days ago
  • Hits: 5

Alderson, Frates highlight BWAA dinner

NY Daily News (ANTHONY MCCARRON) — Sandy Alderson, the Mets' GM and resident quipmeister, delivered the line of the night.
  • 4 days ago
  • Hits: 8

Wilmer Flores is working hard to prove he can play shortstop

$Newsday Wilmer Flores granted himself only a two-week reprieve.
  • 5 days ago
  • Hits: 9

'He's my father': How awed Mike Francesa fans reacted to meeting him at FrancesaCon 2 (VIDEOS/PHOTOS)

NJ.com (Charles Curtis | For NJ Advance Media) — The scene from a kooky event in New York that the WFAN host attended.
  • 5 days ago
  • Hits: 11

WATCH: Mike's on! Mike Francesa die-hards do hilarious imitations of host at FrancesaCon 2

NJ.com (Charles Curtis | For NJ Advance Media) — The rabid fans known as Mongo Nation spouted some of Francesa's most famous lines while dressed like the WFAN host.
  • 5 days ago
  • Hits: 10

Mike Francesa to rabid FrancesaCon 2 crowd: 'Nobody cares about' Michael Kay

NJ.com (Charles Curtis | For NJ Advance Media) — Francesa addressed a very excited crowd at Irving Plaza with some of his patented zingers.
  • 5 days ago
  • Hits: 10

How's David Wright feeling about the Mets?

NJ.com (Brendan Kuty | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com) — And what does he think about the team's offseason?
  • 5 days ago
  • Hits: 7

Wait a second! Crazy Mike Francesa die-hards dress like their hero at FrancesaCon 2 (PHOTOS)

NJ.com (Charles Curtis | For NJ Advance Media) — Check out how fans of the WFAN host paid tribute with some amazing Francesa costumes.
  • 5 days ago
  • Hits: 8

Twitter mourns Mr. Cub Ernie Banks, who died Friday night at age 83

NJ.com (Randy Miller | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com) — Banks hit 512 homers and was a two-time National League MVP playing 19 seasons in the majors from 1953-71, all of them with the Chicago Cubs.
  • 5 days ago
  • Hits: 5
Blog Articles

Phillies sign pitcher Chad Billingsley to one-year deal

Amazin' Avenue (Joe Nocco) — Billingsley has pitched just 12 innings in the majors since 2012 following two procedures on his throwing elbow. The Phillies have signed former Dodgers starting pitcher Chad...
  • New: 1 hr 19 min ago

Charlie Williams and Destiny Redirected

Faith and Fear in Flushing (Greg Prince) — This here’s a story about Charlie Williams, a young pitcher who seemed destined for if not big, then definitely specific things. Consider what can be cleaned about C.W. from his C.V. • Born in...
  • New: 1 hr 28 min ago

Report: Ojeda out at SNY

ESPN (Adam Rubin) — NEW YORK -- Bobby Ojeda will not return to SNY as an in-studio analyst for the 2015 season, the Daily News reported.Ex-Met Nelson Figueroa reportedly is a prime candidate to succeed Ojeda.
  • New: 3 hr 14 min ago

Forgotten Mets: Jason Pridie, 2011

Amazin' Avenue (Colby Conetta) — The fourth outfielder got 236 plate appearances for the Mets that year. The roles of forgotten Mets have varied over time. Some of these players include a  bad backup catcher , a  decent...
  • New: 8 hr 33 min ago

Pedro Lopez returns to manage Binghamton Mets

Amazin' Avenue (Aaron Yorke) — The Double-A affiliate won the Eastern League championship last season. Fresh off of a 2014 Eastern League championship, Pedro Lopez is coming back in 2015 to manage the Binghamton Mets . Last...
  • New: 8 hr 46 min ago

Mets set full-season coaching staffs

ESPN (Adam Rubin) — NEW YORK -- Here are the minor league staffs for the Mets' full-season teams:LAS VEGAS 51s (Triple-A)Adam RubinWally Backman again leads Las Vegas during the 2015 season.Wally Backman,...
  • New: 9 hr 57 min ago

Keith Law's includes six Mets in top 100 prospects

Amazin' Avenue (Michael McCarty) — Noah Syndergaard, Michael Conforto, Kevin Plawecki, Dominic Smith, Amed Rosario, and Brandon Nimmo were all featured in Keith Law's top 100 minor league prospects. On the heels of releasing his...
  • New: 10 hr 32 min ago
  • Hits: 2

Mets Morning News: Keith Law high on Mets' minors, Jenrry Mejia avoids arbitration, PECOTA projections released

Amazin' Avenue (Michael McCarty) — Your Thursday morning dose of Mets and Major League Baseball news, notes, and links. Meet the Mets Keith Law announced his  rankings of the top farm systems with the Mets landing at four....
  • 12 hr 57 min ago

PECOTA projects the Mets to be in Wild Card contention in 2015

Amazin' Avenue (Andrew Felper) — And you'll never guess which player they project to hit 40 home runs (HINT: nobody) The Mets will finish second in the NL East in 2015, according to PECOTA, Baseball Prospectus's annual...
  • 21 hr 47 min ago
  • Hits: 1

BP: Mets projected to go 82-80, finish 2nd

ESPN (Adam Rubin) — The Mets are projected to finish 82-80 in 2015, good enough for second place in the NL East and only a game behind the Padres for the second wild card, according to Baseball Prospectus.The...
  • 23 hr 12 min ago
  • Hits: 1

Commish OK with Mets' payroll level

ESPN (Adam Rubin) — Lorenzo Bevilaqua / ESPN ImagesCommissioner Rob Manfred assumed the lead role with MLB this week.NEW YORK -- New MLB commissioner Rob Manfred offered no objection to the Mets' payroll level, which...
  • 23 hr 19 min ago

Mets avoid arbitration with Jenrry Mejia

Amazin' Avenue (Michael McCarty) — As expected, the sides have agreed to a one-year deal. Jon Heyman has  reported that the Mets avoided arbitration with closer Jenrry Mejia . He put the total for the deal at $2.595 million,...
  • 1 day 1 hr ago
  • Hits: 3

Mets, Mejia settle on 2015 contract

ESPN (Adam Rubin) — Jenrry Mejia#58 RPNew York Mets2014 STATSGM63W6L6BB41K98ERA3.65NEW YORK -- Jenrry Mejia and the Mets have agreed on a $2.595 million salary for 2015 to avoid arbitration, sources confirmed to...
  • 1 day 1 hr ago

Keith Law ranks Mets' farm system as fourth-best in baseball

Amazin' Avenue (Aaron Yorke) — ESPN's scouting guru is still quite fond of New York's youngsters. During the last few seasons, the Mets have seen a lot of improvement coming out of their farm system and a lot of stagnation...
  • 1 day 8 hr ago
  • Hits: 4

Nationals sign Casey Janssen to one-year, $5 million deal

Amazin' Avenue (Josh A. Barnes) — Washington adds an arm for the 2015 season. The Washington Nationals have agreed to a one-year deal with free agent reliever Casey Janssen ,  according to Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports . The...
  • 1 day 10 hr ago
  • Hits: 1

Overlooked and Underrated Mets: Relief pitchers

Amazin' Avenue (Matt Varvaro) — The Mets have always been defined by their starting pitching; but those starters had the support of countless unsung relievers like the ones on this list. In the final installment of our ten-part...
  • 1 day 11 hr ago
  • Hits: 1

Mets Morning News: Offseason grades are in; will the Mets pass or be forced to withdraw?

Amazin' Avenue (Steve Schreiber) — Your Wednesday morning dose of New York Mets and Major League Baseball news, notes, and links. Meet the Mets Jay Jaffe graded the Mets offseason and he doesn't think they've done enough to...
  • 1 day 12 hr ago
  • Hits: 2

Amazin' Avenue Audio, Episode 101: Live on tape delay

Amazin' Avenue (Jeffrey Paternostro) — Jeff's on. He's ready to go. On the pod. Amazin' Avenue Audio. Jeff's on. Jeff's on. Run Time: 54:05 In the "I hereby declare this day to be Snow Day, the funnest day in the history of the...
  • 2 days ago
  • Hits: 2

Mets season preview: Braves outfield, we hardly knew yee

Amazin' Avenue (Andrew Felper) — The Upton-Upton-Heyward outfield is no more. What can the Mets expect to face in 2015? When the Mets arrive in Atlanta on April 10 for their second series of the 2015 season, the Braves '...
  • 2 days ago
  • Hits: 6

Mets Morning News: Is Travis d'Arnaud a breakout candidate?

Amazin' Avenue (Chris Strohmaier) — Your Tuesday morning dose of New York Mets and MLB news, notes, and links. Meet the Mets Happy Tuesday Mets fans, and we hope you're staying safe and enjoying #Snowpocalypse2015! Here's...
  • 2 days ago
  • Hits: 10