“I’m not after Terry’s job,” Wally Backman said. “But my goal is definitely to manage in the big leagues.”
The Mets are set to recall outfielder Lucas Duda on Sunday.
Collin McHugh pitched two-hit ball over seven scoreless innings for the Mets in his Major League debut, but the Colorado Rockies completed their second straight four-game sweep of New York with a 1-0 victory on Thursday.
Zack Wheeler was called-up to Triple-A Buffalo on Wednesday. Is a big league call-up on the horizon?
Matt Harvey wowed Mets fans in his major league debut by snapping their six-game losing streak, striking out 11 batters.
Matt Harvey has been placed to the Mets’ taxi squad and will start on Thursday.
The Mets designated veteran pitcher Miguel Batista for assignment on Sunday.
The Mets could use prospect Matt Harvey’s arm to help them stay afloat in the playoff race.
Jason Bay was activated off the disabled list prior to Tuesday night’s series opener against the division-rival Nationals. The left fielder took early batting practice with the team on Tuesday afternoon, and will bat fifth and start in left field.
The guys took a call from a Mets fan in Jersey by the name of Jaime, who admitted to watching the Mets’ Triple-A affiliate, the Buffalo Bisons, on SNY last night to get a glimpse of pitching prospect Matt Harvey.
Harvey might be the top choice among Mets fans to take Dillon Gee’s spot in the rotation. But manager Terry Collins warned that trial by fire isn’t exactly ideal during a playoff chase.
New York Mets prospect Matt Harvey worked two shutout innings in front of the hometown fans in Buffalo at the Triple-A All-Star game Wednesday night.
OK, so it wasn’t quite the treatment Robinson Cano got in Kansas City. But Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski certainly heard it from the crowd.
When you mess with late Mets great Gary Carter, you mess with fiery former teammate Wally Backman.
Nerdy. Eccentric. Quirky. One thing’s for certain: At 37, years after most players’ careers have peaked, R.A. Dickey is finally reaching his pinnacle.