Mets Keep Catcher Kevin Plawecki, Option Anthony Recker To MinorsThe team optioned incumbent backup Anthony Recker to Triple-A Las Vegas on Sunday and decided to keep Plawecki around as starter Travis d'Arnaud works his way back into peak condition.
Cubs Erase 4-Run Deficit, Complete Stunning 4-Game Sweep Of MetsDexter Fowler homered and scored the winning run in the seventh inning on a passed ball, and the Chicago Cubs rallied to beat the New York Mets 6-5 on Thursday, completing a four-game sweep.
Mets' Offense Keeps Rolling, Cuddyer Homers Again In Blowout WinMat Latos gave up seven hits in an eight-run second inning, and the New York Mets routed the Miami Marlins 12-3 Monday.
Granderson, Recker Go Yard, Mets Knock Off Reds 4-3Curtis Granderson and Anthony Recker homered, and the New York Mets scored four unearned runs in a 4-3 victory over the Cincinnati Reds on Sunday.
Recker Delivers Big Blow As Mets Take 3 Of 4 From PhilliesSlumping Anthony Recker hit a tiebreaking, three-run homer, Jonathon Niese pitched seven sharp innings and the New York Mets beat the Philadelphia Phillies 5-3 Monday.
Wheeler Breezes Into 7th, Recker Goes Yard In Mets' Win Over TexasZack Wheeler breezed into the seventh inning, Anthony Recker hit a three-run homer in a five-run first and the New York Mets beat the Texas Rangers 8-4 Sunday for a series win.
Schwei’s Mets Notes: Struggling Offense, Another Pitcher Gone And MoreThe Mets' continuing struggles at the plate have spurred conversation about bringing in the fences at Citi Field for a second time in the short history of the Mets' new ballpark.
Schwei's Mets Notes: What Do Bartolo Colon And Pete Harnisch Have In Common? According to the Elias Sports Bureau, the only other time that a Mets pitcher gave up three consecutive first-inning home runs was on July 23, 1996 at Coors Field.
Anthony Recker's HR Rescues Mets In 13th InningAfter blowing a three-run lead in the ninth inning on one ill-fated pitch to Raul Ibanez, Jose Valverde needed a lift, and so did his New York Mets teammates.
Recker's Walk-Off Shot Beats Braves; Tejada Has 3 HitsRuben Tejada was 3-for-3 with a double and an RBI. Anthony Recker hit a walk-off three-run homer in the ninth off Eric Pfisterer.
Noah Syndergaard Wows Mets Brass With Heat, 'Hook From Hell'The 21-year-old threw 40 pitches, showing team owners, coaches and executives what they can expect from his fastball, curve and changeup once he gets the call to the big leagues.
Taylor Teagarden Agrees To Minor League Deal With MetsHe hit .167 with two homers and five RBIs in 60 at-bats last season for Baltimore, which designated him for assignment Sept. 1.