Terry Collins - the best personalized free web-based Email en en Terry Collins Milestone night for Reyes, Collins as Mets hold off Angels NEW YORK (AP) — A milestone night for the New York Mets nearly turned into a miserable one. Jose Reyes had three instrumental hits, including the 2,000th of his career, and manager Terry Collins made just the right moves as the Mets held off the Los Angeles Angels 7-5 on Saturday. New York gave up three runs in a nervous ninth inning be... Sun, 21 May 2017 06:04:00 GMT 2017-05-21T06:04:00Z Herrmann's homer lifts D-backs 5-4, Mets' 7th straight loss PHOENIX (AP) — Chris Herrmann and the Diamondbacks made it another long day for the sinking New York Mets. Herrmann homered off Rafael Montero leading off the 11th inning, giving the Diamondbacks a 5-4 victory on Wednesday and sending the Mets to their season-high seventh straight loss. New York went 0-6 in Milwaukee and Arizona, the Me... Thu, 18 May 2017 01:19:00 GMT 2017-05-18T01:19:00Z Brewers top Mets 7-4, Matt Harvey allows 3 HRs in return MILWAUKEE (AP) — Matt Harvey allowed a season-high three homers. He tied a season high by giving up five walks. He said he fell behind too many hitters. It was not an ideal return for Harvey from a three-game suspension in the New York Mets' 7-4 loss on Friday night to the Milwaukee Brewers. But after a drama-filled week, the Mets can t... Sat, 13 May 2017 05:54:00 GMT 2017-05-13T05:54:00Z Familia has blood clot surgery, return this year uncertain MILWAUKEE (AP) — New York Mets closer Jeurys Familia had surgery Friday after being diagnosed with a blood clot near his right armpit, an injury that general manager Sandy Alderson said will sideline the reliever for several months. The Mets put Familia on the 10-day disabled list before their game Friday against the Milwaukee Brewers and said it was not ... Fri, 12 May 2017 23:57:00 GMT 2017-05-12T23:57:00Z Mets closer Familia has clot in shoulder, surgery possible NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Mets' season of high expectations took another serious hit Thursday when All-Star closer Jeurys Familia was diagnosed with a blood clot in his pitching shoulder that might require surgery. The arterial clot will be examined Friday in St. Louis by Dr. Robert Thompson, who treated starter Matt Harvey last year for thoracic outle... Thu, 11 May 2017 20:45:00 GMT 2017-05-11T20:45:00Z Matt Harvey rejoins Mets, apologizes for skipping game NEW YORK (AP) — Matt Harvey was contrite. Visibly embarrassed. Entirely apologetic. Nothing like the brash and cocksure kid who burst onto the New York scene a few years back and quickly became one of baseball's most dominant pitchers. A subdued Harvey rejoined the Mets on Tuesday and apologized to teammates, coaches, owners and fans af... Wed, 10 May 2017 06:49:00 GMT 2017-05-10T06:49:00Z LEADING OFF: Harvey back, Trout still out, Sabathia steps up A look at what's happening all around the majors today: BACK TO WORK Matt Harvey rejoins the Mets after serving a three-day suspension imposed by the team for not showing up at Citi Field for Saturday's game. New York manager Terry Collins said Harvey will have to explain what happened to his teammates. "You stand up... Tue, 09 May 2017 06:17:00 GMT 2017-05-09T06:17:00Z Mets say Harvey will return to mound Friday at Milwaukee NEW YORK (AP) — Matt Harvey is set to rejoin the New York Mets' rotation Friday at Milwaukee after serving a three-day suspension for not showing up at Citi Field for a game last weekend. "You make a mistake. You stand up, be accountable and move on. And you know what? People forget about it," Mets manager Terry Collins said Monday, a day after general manager Sandy Alderson... Tue, 09 May 2017 04:31:00 GMT 2017-05-09T04:31:00Z Mets suspend Matt Harvey 3 days for violating team rules NEW YORK (AP) — No matter why Matt Harvey was suspended, it's certainly been a messy season for the New York Mets. The star pitcher was banned for three days without pay by the team on Sunday for an undisclosed violation of team rules, the latest fiasco for a club beset by problems on and off the field this year. General manager Sandy A... Mon, 08 May 2017 01:02:00 GMT 2017-05-08T01:02:00Z Harvey suspended, Stanton hits 2 HRs, Marlins beat Mets 7-0 NEW YORK (AP) — Giancarlo Stanton was surprised to see someone besides Matt Harvey on the mound for the New York Mets. Not that the Miami slugger let a last-minute pitching change affect his success at Citi Field. Shortly after Harvey was suspended by the Mets and scratched from his start, Stanton hit a pair of monstrous home runs off fill-in Adam Wilk to... Sun, 07 May 2017 23:23:00 GMT 2017-05-07T23:23:00Z Mets ace Syndergaard won't return until after All-Star break NEW YORK (AP) — Noah Syndergaard hair hats were given to the first 15,000 fans at the New York Mets' game against the Miami Marlins on Saturday night. That is the closest the star pitcher's flowing blond locks will get to the Citi Field mound in the next few months. Syndergaard will be sidelined through at least the All-Star break because of a torn muscle... Sun, 07 May 2017 04:19:00 GMT 2017-05-07T04:19:00Z Mets put d'Arnaud on DL with bone bruise to right wrist NEW YORK (AP) — Mets catcher Travis d'Arnaud was placed on the 10-day disabled list Friday with a bruised right wrist, the latest setback for a New York team beset by several key injuries already this season. The oft-injured d'Arnaud is expected to wear a splint for at least seven days and then rest his wrist until he can resume baseball activities. He is... Sat, 06 May 2017 00:07:00 GMT 2017-05-06T00:07:00Z Conforto hits HR, drives in 3 to power Mets past Braves 7-5 ATLANTA (AP) — Robert Gsellman wanted to pick up an injured teammate. Jose Reyes wanted to show that the Mets still have winning talent. Michael Conforto homered and drove in three runs, and New York scored five times in the fourth inning off Julio Teheran before holding on to beat the Atlanta Braves 7-5 on Monday night. Reyes also home... Tue, 02 May 2017 03:54:00 GMT 2017-05-02T03:54:00Z Mets place Syndergaard on DL with partial tear of lat muscle ATLANTA (AP) — New York Mets general manager Sandy Alderson may accelerate his search for pitching help after the team placed ace right-hander Noah Syndergaard on the 10-day disabled list Monday with a partial tear of his right lat muscle. The Mets said there is no timetable for Syndergaard's return, leaving Alderson to look for pitching help outside the ... Mon, 01 May 2017 22:10:00 GMT 2017-05-01T22:10:00Z Rendon drives in 10, hits 3 HRs as Nationals rout Mets 23-5 WASHINGTON (AP) — Nationals third baseman Anthony Rendon said he'd never had a day like this one. Not many players have. Rendon had 10 RBIs, three home runs and six hits as Washington took advantage of Noah Syndergaard's injury and mauled the New York Mets 23-5 on Sunday to set a franchise scoring record. Rendon went ... Mon, 01 May 2017 04:10:00 GMT 2017-05-01T04:10:00Z Mets' ace Syndergaard exits with injury, scheduled for MRI WASHINGTON (AP) — No debate about it now: Noah Syndergaard is going to have that MRI after all. The hard-throwing ace of the New York Mets left his start Sunday against Washington in pain, just a couple of days after refusing an MRI and saying he felt fine. The team announced Syndergaard has "a possible lat strain" and was headed back t... Mon, 01 May 2017 02:26:00 GMT 2017-05-01T02:26:00Z Murphy, Scherzer slam Mets as Nats win 7th straight, 6-3 NEW YORK (AP) — As usual, Daniel Murphy was diplomatic about all the damage he's done to the New York Mets since they let him leave as a free agent. Max Scherzer knows that's just a mirage. "He wants to beat their brains in. He won't say anything, and he won't say anything to us — it's not like he's in here boasting that he wants to beat the Mets," Scherzer said. "But he wan... Mon, 24 Apr 2017 06:04:00 GMT 2017-04-24T06:04:00Z LEADING OFF: Mets banged up already, Cubs unis a big sell A look at what's happening around the majors today: METS NEED TO MEND The ailing Mets continue a series against NL East rival Washington while dealing with a wave of injuries. Jacob deGrom was scratched from his scheduled start Friday night, and first baseman Lucas Duda and infielder Wilmer Flores were placed on the ... Sat, 22 Apr 2017 06:10:00 GMT 2017-04-22T06:10:00Z Ailing Mets put 1B Duda, INF Flores on DL; deGrom scratched NEW YORK (AP) — Already ailing, the New York Mets scratched pitcher Jacob deGrom from his start Friday night against Washington because of a stiff neck and put first baseman Lucas Duda and infielder Wilmer Flores on the 10-day disabled list. The banged-up Mets were minus more than them: Slugging outfielder Yoenis Cespedes was likely to miss the three-game... Fri, 21 Apr 2017 22:05:00 GMT 2017-04-21T22:05:00Z Mets closer Familia makes season debut after 15-game ban NEW YORK (AP) — Jeurys Familia drew cheers from the home crowd at Citi Field as he jogged in from the bullpen and went right to work, pitching a scoreless ninth inning. Later, the New York Mets closer walked out of the clubhouse, found his wife in a hallway and gave her a quick kiss. "I think he did great," said his wife, Bianca Rivas. Smiling and holding... Fri, 21 Apr 2017 04:18:00 GMT 2017-04-21T04:18:00Z LEADING OFF: Familia returns, Valdez back in majors A look at what's happening all around the majors today: BACK IN THE BULLPEN All-Star closer Jeurys Familia returns to the Mets after sitting out the first 15 games of the season while serving a domestic violence suspension. He could provide a nice lift for an overworked bullpen. New York relievers were 0-4 with a 7.1... Thu, 20 Apr 2017 06:35:00 GMT 2017-04-20T06:35:00Z Cespedes hits 3 HRs, Harvey leaves with cramp in Mets win PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Yoenis Cespedes slowly circled the bases after each of his three homers, enjoying the results on a sweet night that began with an impressive power stroke in batting practice. Cespedes became the first Mets player to hit three homers in a game twice and New York went deep seven times to back Matt Harvey in a 14-4 win over the Philadelphia Phillies on Tuesd... Wed, 12 Apr 2017 03:51:00 GMT 2017-04-12T03:51:00Z Back from blister, Syndergaard pitches Mets past Marlins 5-2 NEW YORK (AP) — Noah Syndergaard was blistering — this time in a good way. Returning to the mound with an extra day of rest after a blister forced him from New York's opener, Syndergaard overpowered the Miami Marlins for much of the night in the Mets' 5-2 win Sunday that finished their opening homestand. After the game, Mets captain Dav... Mon, 10 Apr 2017 04:30:00 GMT 2017-04-10T04:30:00Z Wheeler falters in return, Chen helps Marlins beat Mets 7-2 NEW YORK (AP) — As weeks of rehabilitation turned into months and then years, Zack Wheeler kept thinking about what his return from Tommy John surgery would be like. Fantasy didn't translate into reality. "Absolutely not," Wheeler said after lasting just four innings in his first big league game in three years. "I wanted to come out her... Sat, 08 Apr 2017 03:49:00 GMT 2017-04-08T03:49:00Z LEADING OFF: Scherzer ready; Wheeler, Ryu return to majors A look at what's happening all around the majors today: PITCHING IN Reigning NL Cy Young Award winner Max Scherzer takes the mound for Washington against the Phillies in their home opener. Scherzer's spring preparation was delayed because he was still in pain from a fractured knuckle on his pitching hand. "I'm good t... Fri, 07 Apr 2017 06:34:00 GMT 2017-04-07T06:34:00Z Harvey looks like ace of old; Mets top Braves 6-2 NEW YORK (AP) — Matt Harvey walked from the mound to the dugout and raised his glove with his pitching hand, acknowledging fans chanting his name. At least for a night, The Dark Knight returned. "I obviously have one less rib, but I feel strong and ready to go," Harvey said after leading the New York Mets over the Atlanta Braves 6-2 on Thursday in his return from major surgery. Fri, 07 Apr 2017 05:25:00 GMT 2017-04-07T05:25:00Z LEADING OFF: Scherzer ready; Wheeler, Ryu returns to majors A look at what's happening all around the majors Friday: PITCHING IN Reigning NL Cy Young Award winner Max Scherzer takes the mound for Washington against the Phillies in their home opener. Scherzer's spring preparation was delayed because he was still in pain from a fractured knuckle on his pitching hand. "I'm good ... Fri, 07 Apr 2017 02:57:00 GMT 2017-04-07T02:57:00Z Treinen gets Nats' closer job; Pelfrey cut TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Blake Treinen will begin the season as Washington's closer, even though he has only one big league save. After the Nationals lost Mark Melancon to the San Francisco Giants in free agency, Treinen won the job over Shawn Kelley and Koda Glover. "Blake has that turbo sinker," manager Dusty Baker said Thursday. "He may gi... Fri, 31 Mar 2017 07:49:00 GMT 2017-03-31T07:49:00Z Mets' Matz has tender elbow, status for opening day in doubt New York Mets pitcher Steven Matz has been scratched from his next start because of tenderness in his left elbow, putting his status for opening day in doubt. Matz had been scheduled to throw Monday in a minor league game. "There's a little irritation, and he's got to work that out," Mets general manager Sandy Alderson said Sunday. "We ... Mon, 27 Mar 2017 00:31:00 GMT 2017-03-27T00:31:00Z Yankees shortstop Gregorius hurts shoulder, return uncertain New York Yankees shortstop Didi Gregorius has a bruised right shoulder, ending his time at the World Baseball Classic and leaving his status for opening day in doubt. Yankees manager Joe Girardi didn't put on a timetable on a return, only saying, "He's going to be sidelined for a bit." The Yankees start the regular season April 2 at Tampa Bay. ... Tue, 21 Mar 2017 06:49:00 GMT 2017-03-21T06:49:00Z