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Zack Wheeler (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Trio Of Mets Crack Top 30 In MLB’s Prospect Rankings

The Amazin’s have three players on MLB.com’s Top 100 Prospect List, each ranking in the top 30. Most notably are catcher Travis d’Arnaud (ranked sixth) — who was snatched up in the R.A. Dickey deal — and Zack Wheeler (ranked eighth).

01/30/2013

Andy Pettitte (credit: Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Andy Pettitte Decides To Pass On Participating In World Baseball Classic

Yankees left-hander Andy Pettitte will not pitch for Team USA in the upcoming World Baseball Classic, general manager Brian Cashman confirmed.

01/29/2013

David Wright (Photo by Alex Trautwig/Getty Images) and Mark Teixeira (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Teixeira, Wright Highlight Team USA’s Star-Studded Roster; Pettitte To Pass On WBC

Team USA released its provisional roster for the World Baseball Classic on Thursday, and both New York baseball teams will be represented. First baseman Mark Teixeira is the only Yankee on the roster, and David Wright is the only Met.

01/17/2013

Carl Pavano (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

Mets, Right-Hander Carl Pavano Have ‘Mutual Interest'; Talks Are ‘Very Preliminary’

Right-hander Carl Pavano — who is no stranger to the Big Apple — is on the Mets’ radar. The 36-year-old’s agent told the Newark Star Ledger that there is “mutual interest” between both sides. However, talks are “very preliminary,” the newspaper reported.

01/07/2013

Matt Harvey (credit: Sarah Glenn/Getty Images) and Zack Wheeler (credit: Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Fireballers Harvey, Wheeler Reportedly The Only Untouchables On Mets

Right-handed starter Matt Harvey — who was brilliant for the Mets in his rookie season — and top pitching prospect Zack Wheeler are untouchables, a club source said in a report.

11/07/2012

David Wright (Photo by Alex Trautwig/Getty Images) and R.A. Dickey (Photo by Marc Serota/Getty Images)

Nothing To See Here: Mets Reportedly ‘Not Close’ To Extending Wright, Dickey

The talks and negotiations are slow-moving. One person with knowledge of the contract proceedings said that the Mets are “not close” to agreeing to terms with either player.

11/06/2012

David Wright (Photo by Alex Trautwig/Getty Images)

Mets Reportedly Set To Offer Third Baseman David Wright $100 Million Contract

The Amazin’s are expected to begin negotiations by offering Wright a contract in the vicinity of $100 million, according to a report. The Mets’ all-time hits leader hit .306 with 21 homers and 93 RBIs in 2012.

10/10/2012

The tarp covers the field at Yankee Stadium/file (Photo by Chris Trotman/Getty Images)

Yankees, Mets Postponed Due To Weather; Bombers To Play Double-Dip Wednesday

Tuesday night’s Yankees game against the Blue Jays has been postponed due to inclement weather that’s expected to pass through the area. The Mets-Phillies game scheduled for Tuesday night at Citi Field has also been postponed.

09/18/2012

Shea Stadium is shown during the Opening Day game between the New York Mets and Washington Nationals at Shea Stadium on April 3, 2006 in Flushing. The Mets won 3-2. (Photo by Chris Trotman/Getty Images)

Kallet: Amid Another Lost Mets Season, A Look Back To Happier Times — Opening Day 2006

In light of Monday’s brutal loss, I couldn’t help but think back to the good old days — when the organization had a plethora of talent and the sky seemed to be the limit. It wasn’t 25 years ago, although it feels like it might as well have been.

09/04/2012

Terry Collins (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Mets Manager Terry Collins: ‘It Would Be Great For Us To Finish Third’

It may not be what Mets fans want to hear, but Collins has his sights set on finishing in third place in the National League East ahead of the Phillies and Marlins.

08/28/2012

David Wright of the New York Mets rounds the bases after hitting a home run against the Washington Nationals at Nationals Park. (Photo by Greg Fiume/Getty Images)

Wright’s Two Blasts Help Mets Top Nats, Snap Six-Game Skid

David Wright homered twice and had five RBIs and R.A. Dickey won his league-leading 13th game as the New York Mets snapped a six-game losing streak.

07/19/2012

Sandy Alderson (credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Mets Officially Agree To Terms With First-Round Selection Gavin Cecchini

The Mets have agreed to terms with first-round pick Gavin Cecchini, the club confirmed on Friday. The 12th overall pick of the 2012 amateur draft — a shortstop straight out of high school — signed with New York for $2.3 million, according to CBSSports.com’s Jon Heyman.

06/08/2012

Chris Young #55 of the New York Mets pitches against the Washington Nationals at Nationals Park on April 26, 2011 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Greg Fiume/Getty Images)

Chris Young Dominates In Triple-A; Return To Mets’ Rotation Could Be Around The Corner

The 33-year-old — who signed a Minor League deal with the Mets on March 26th — tossed six scoreless innings, allowing two hits and three walks. He struck out two and threw 50 of 87 pitches for strikes.

05/31/2012

Center fielder Andres Torres #56 of the New York Mets is congratulated by teammates after scoring a run during a game against the Philadelphia Phillies at Citizens Bank Park on May 8, 2012 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The Mets won 7-4. (Photo by Hunter Martin/Getty Images)

#MetsAreBetterThan Trending Nationwide On Twitter In Light Of Amazins’ Fast Start

On Thursday afternoon, #MetsAreBetterThan was trending nationwide, and it elicited a wide range of comments. Here were some of the responses.

05/10/2012

Fans give high fives to Mets mascot 'Mr. Met' during the MLB All-Star Game Red Carpet Show and Parade at Chase Field on July 12, 2011 in Phoenix, Arizona. (Photo by Norm Hall/Getty Images)

Iconic Mr. Met Named America’s Top Mascot, According To Survey

Mr. Met, the Amazins’ iconic mascot since the club’s inception in 1962, was named America’s top mascot by a marketing firm that surveyed a large sample size of fans.

05/02/2012

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