A view of Citi Field after the outfield walls were altered prior to the 2012 season (Photo by Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

Palladino: New Citi Dimensions Won’t Solve All Mets’ Problems

Sandy Alderson wants fan-friendly? Shorter dimensions in Flushing alone won’t provide that. He needs hitters.

10/17/2014

Dave Magadan talks with  J.D. Drew in 2011.  (Photo by J. Meric/Getty Images)

Report: Mets, Yankees Have Dave Magadan On Their Radars

Magadan is currently the Rangers’ hitting coach. He’s signed through the 2015 season, but Texas has granted its coaches permission to talk with clubs about open positions.

10/15/2014

Patrick Ewing  (Mandatory Credit: Rick Stewart /Allsport)

Ranking The Best Local Athletes In History By Jersey/Uniform Number: 39-30

Moving on with our weekly rankings of the best local athletes of all time by uniform/jersey number, here are numbers 39-30.

10/15/2014

A view of Citi Field after the outfield walls were altered prior to the 2012 season (Photo by Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

Reports: Mets To Move In Fences Once More At Citi Field

The incredible shrinking stadium is about to get another makeover. The chronically run-starved Mets are moving in the fences — again — at Citi Field, according to multiple reports.

10/14/2014

Then-Yankee Brian Roberts (right) is congratulated by former hitting coach Kevin Long after he scored on a single by Brett Gardner in the second inning against the Oakland Athletics at O.co Coliseum on June 13, 2014. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Report: Mets Might Consider Hiring Ex-Yankees Hitting Coach Kevin Long

The hitting coach, who was fired by the Yankees last week, might be considered for the same position on the Mets’ staff, according to Newsday.

10/13/2014

Police investigate a break-in at the Yogi Berra Museum on Montclair State University. (Photo by Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

Reward Up To $15,000 In Yogi Berra Museum Break-In, Burglary

The reward was increased to $15,000 Thursday for information leading to an arrest in the break-in and burglary at the Yogi Berra Museum and Learning Center in Little Falls, New Jersey.

10/09/2014

Jeremy Hefner of the New York Mets. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Mets’ Hefner To Undergo 2nd Tommy John Surgery

Jeremy Hefner’s setback this summer became a point of discussion regarding ace Matt Harvey, who also had Tommy John surgery in 2013.

10/09/2014

Tom Seaver (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Ranking The Best Local Athletes In History By Jersey/Uniform Number: 49-40

Continuing on with our weekly rankings of the best local athletes by uniform/jersey number, we forge ahead with 49-40.

10/08/2014

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Friedman: 6 Best Pro Sports Franchises On Twitter

Many teams simply put out information, but there are some that get creative and really enhance their likability through their social-media interaction — particularly on Twitter. Here are six teams that just get it.

10/07/2014

Late broadcaster and Hall of Fame slugger Ralph Kiner at Citi Field on April 8, 2011. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Former Mets Broadcaster Ralph Kiner Among 10 Frick Finalists

Former slugger Ralph Kiner and longtime announcer Dick Enberg are among the 10 finalists for the 2015 Ford C. Frick Award presented by the Hall of Fame for excellence in baseball broadcasting.

10/03/2014

Lamar Johnson (Photo by Rich Schultz/Getty Images)

Heyman: Lamar Johnson To Be Replaced As Mets’ Hitting Coach

Heyman reports that hitting coach Lamar Johnson and assistant hitting coach Luis Natera will not retain their roles within the organization in 2015. It’s unclear who will replace them.

10/02/2014

Ichiro Suzuki #31 of the New York Yankees bats against the Boston Red Sox during the last game of the season at Fenway Park on September 28, 2014 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Kallas: If Yankees Mistakenly Don’t Re-Sign Ichiro, Mets Should Go After Him

Wouldn’t it be good to have a future Hall of Famer in that locker room? Wouldn’t it be good to have a guy who has played 19 games in the postseason, and has batted .356 with a .400 OBP in those 19 games?

10/02/2014

Terry Collins (Photo by Denis Poroy/Getty Images)

Coleman: Mets’ Offseason Should Prove To Be More Intriguing Than Frustrating

Now that the baseball playoffs have begun, let’s look back at the 2014 Mets, a team that was hoping to be a part of this 10-member group, at least until the untimely demise of Matt Harvey put a serious crimp in those plans.

10/01/2014

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Pace-Of-Game Initiatives To Be Experimented With In Arizona Fall League

Teams will be limited to three trips to the mound by managers, coaches and catchers during a game, except for pitching changes, under experimental speedup rules to be used during the Arizona Fall League.

10/01/2014

Jacob deGrom #48 of the New York Mets pitches during a game against the Miami Marlins at Marlins Park on September 3, 2014 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

Mets Pitcher Jacob DeGrom Named NL Rookie Of The Month — Again

Mets pitcher Jacob deGrom has been named the National League Rookie of the Month for September. The right-hander previously won the award for July.

10/01/2014

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