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Marlon Byrd (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Report: Mets Will Have To Be ‘Blown Away’ To Part With Byrd, Parnell

“We’re not motivated to move anybody,” a Mets official told the New York Post. “It’s hard to go to people, they have to come to you. It’s better to be asked to the prom than have to ask somebody.”

07/30/2013

Terry Collins (Photo by Chris Trotman/Getty Images)

Kallet: Terry Collins Deserves Chance With Roster That Can Realistically Contend

Terry Collins’ contract will expire at the end of the season. I’m not suggesting that Fred Wilpon should give him a four-year extension. But I’d like to see him finally have a chance with a team that’s built to contend.

07/28/2013

Eric Young (Photo by Rich Schultz/Getty Images)

Mets OF Eric Young On Playoffs: We Can Fight For A Wild-Card Berth

“I think with the new playoff system, with the additional teams now in the playoffs, I don’t see why we can’t fight for one of those final spots,” Young said.

06/25/2013

Jon Niese (Photo by Rich Schultz/Getty Images)

Jon Niese Placed On 15-Day DL With Partial Tear Of Left Rotator Cuff

The Mets have placed left-handed pitcher Jon Niese on the 15-day disabled list and recalled relief pitcher Greg Burke from Triple-A Las Vegas.

06/21/2013

David Wright (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Mets Reached Out To Cougar Life To Get Women To Vote For D-Wright For ASG

As first reported by Deadspin, a member of the Mets’ marketing department reached out to cougarlife.com, “the cougar dating site for younger hot men to meet sexy older professional women,” in an effort to get women to vote for the six-time All-Star.

06/13/2013

Zack Wheeler (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images) and Matt Harvey (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Mark Your Calendars: Wheeler, Harvey Could Start Both Ends Of Double Dip June 18

The 23-year-old could make his major-league debut in grand fashion, as part of a doubleheader against the Braves on June 18. And who would start the other game of the double dip? None other than ace Matt Harvey.

06/10/2013

Jeff Wilpon (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Jeff Wilpon: ‘We’re Definitely Happy With The Plan And Direction We’re Going’

“There’s a plan,” Mets chief operating officer Jeff Wilpon said. “You can’t change the plan every year. OK? Sandy, it’s taken him two or three years to get the plan into effect, and we have to wait and see it out.”

06/06/2013

Jon Niese (Photo by Rich Schultz/Getty Images)

Mets Starter Jonathon Niese To Miss At Least 1 Start Because Of Sore Shoulder

Niese was examined Thursday and diagnosed with shoulder tendinitis. While the left-hander is 3-5 with a 4.40 ERA in 11 starts, Niese allowed one run in seven innings against the Yankees on Monday.

05/30/2013

Zack Wheeler (Photo by Chris Trotman/Getty Images)

Report: Zack Wheeler Will Likely Make Just 2-3 More Starts Before Joining Mets

“If not for the minor setback with the shoulder, he might already be here,” a team official told the New York Post. “We are at the point where you can say it’s probably two or three more starts (for Las Vegas).”

05/23/2013

Shin-Soo Choo (Photo by Jamie Sabau/Getty Images)

Free-Agent-To-Be Shin-Soo Choo Won’t Rule Out Signing With Mets

Reds outfielder Shin-Soo Choo will be a free agent after the season, and he will be a very attractive option for Alderson. The 30-year-old plays all three outfield positions. He has speed and power and is a premier top-of-the-order catalyst.

05/22/2013

Gary Carter (credit: Al Bello/Getty Images)

Street In Montreal Named After Legendary Met Gary Carter

A stretch of road in front of the stadium where he began his Hall of Fame career has been renamed in honor of former New York Mets catcher Gary Carter.

05/22/2013

Ike Davis (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images), Ruben Tejada (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images) and Jordany Valdespin (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Report: Mets Have Discussed Demoting Ike Davis, Ruben Tejada, Jordany Valdespin

Ike Davis might not be the only Met in danger of being demoted. According to a report, shortstop Ruben Tejada and outfielder Jordany Valdespin aren’t exactly on safe ground.

05/21/2013

Terry Collins (Photo by Chris Trotman/Getty Images)

Mets Manager Terry Collins: ‘I Respect The Fans Immensely’

“I respect the fans immensely,” Collins said. “I tell everybody that it’s about the fans. I don’t care who you’re a fan of. If you’re a baseball fan, you’re a fan, and certainly I meant no harm, no disrespect to them.”

05/15/2013

Andrew Brown (Photo by Chris Trotman/Getty Images)

Mets Call Up Andrew Brown, Send Collin Cowgill To Triple-A Las Vegas

The Mets selected the contract of outfielder Andrew Brown from Triple-A Las Vegas on Friday and sent down Collin Cowgill to take his spot.

05/03/2013

Jeremy Hefner (Photo by Drew Hallowell/Getty Images)

Kallet: Despite Mets’ Strong Start, Abysmal Back End Of Rotation Could Doom Club In A Hurry

The back end of New York’s rotation has been predictably abysmal. Dillon Gee, Jeremy Hefner and Aaron Laffey — the current No. 3, No. 4 and No. 5 starters — have a combined 6.23 ERA in 23 2/3 innings pitched.

04/16/2013

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