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Daniel Murphy (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Mets Place Daniel Murphy On DL, Call Up Prospect Dilson Herrera

The New York Mets have put second baseman Daniel Murphy on the 15-day disabled list because of a strained right calf and promoted infielder Dilson Herrera from Double-A.

08/29/2014

Carlos Torres (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Colon Scratched From Start Against Cubs; Torres Gets The Ball

New York Mets right-hander Bartolo Colon has been scratched from his start because he is going to the Dominican Republic to be with his ailing mother.

08/18/2014

The Mets' Daisuke Matsuzaka pitches against Arizona on May 25, 2014, at Citi Field. (Credit: Getty Images)

Matsuzaka Returns To New York To Undergo Elbow Exam

The Mets say pitcher Daisuke Matsuzaka is returning to New York to have his right elbow examined.

07/26/2014

Daisuke Matsuzaka #16 of the New York Mets pitches in the fourth inning against the Atlanta Braves at Turner Field on July 1, 2014 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Daniel Shirey/Getty Images)

Streaking Braves Dart Past Mets 5-4

Andrelton Simmons’ two-run single in Atlanta’s three-run fourth helped the streaking Braves beat Daisuke Matsuzaka and the New York Mets 5-4 on Tuesday night.

07/01/2014

Daisuke Matsuzaka #16 of the New York Mets pitches in the first inning against the Pittsburgh Pirates during the game at PNC Park on June 26, 2014 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

Dice-K Shook Off D’Arnaud Before Surrendering Game-Changing Homer

“I shook off d’Arnaud and that ended up being a big mistake,” Matsuzaka said through a translator. “I apologize to him about that.”

06/27/2014

The Mets' Daisuke Matsuzaka pitches against Arizona on May 25, 2014, at Citi Field. (Credit: Getty Images)

Mets Earn Split With 4-2 Win Over Diamondbacks

Daisuke Matsuzaka pitched six solid innings in a spot start and helped the clutch hitting-deprived Mets with an RBI single.

05/25/2014

Dillon Gee of the New York Mets pitches against the Miami Marlins at Citi Field on April 27, 2014. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Schwei’s Mets Notes: Dillon Gee Still Unbeaten In Rubber Games & More

According to the Elias Sports Bureau, Gee is now 4-0 with a 3.61 earned run average in nine career starts in rubber games.

04/28/2014

The Mets’ Bartolo Colon pitches against the St. Louis Cardinals at Citi Field on April 24, 2014. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Matsuzaka Closes Out Mets’ Series Win Over Cardinals

Chris Young homered to start New York’s comeback and slumping Curtis Granderson singled in a run as a pinch hitter as Bartolo Colon and the Mets beat the St. Louis Cardinals 4-1 Thursday.

04/25/2014

Daisuke Matsuzaka (Photo by Joel Auerbach/Getty Images)

Eddie C’s Mets Notebook: Dice-K Is Up, First Base Situation And Chris Young

The Mets made a pitching change on Wednesday, calling up right-hander Daisuke Matsuzaka from Triple-A Las Vegas and sending down left-hander John Lannan to make room.

04/16/2014

Mets reliever John Lannan reacts as Anthony Rendon of the Nationals rounds third in the 10th inning during Opening Day on March 31, 2014 at Citi Field. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Mets Bring Up Daisuke Matsuzaka, Send Down John Lannan

Matsuzaka’s contract was selected Wednesday from Las Vegas, and New York sent Lannan outright to the Triple-A team.

04/16/2014

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Alderson Confirms Ike Davis, Lucas Duda Will Be On Mets’ Opening Day Roster

It remains to be seen who will win the job, but general manager Sandy Alderson confirmed on Tuesday that both power hitters will be on the Opening Day roster.

03/25/2014

Daisuke Matsuzaka (Photo by Joel Auerbach/Getty Images)

Dice-K Allows 1 Run In 6 Frames, Makes Case For 5th Spot In Mets’ Rotation

Daisuke Matsuzaka allowed one run over six innings in his bid to become the Mets’ fifth starter, helping New York beat the St. Louis Cardinals 5-3 Monday.

03/24/2014

Mets' tweet (Credit: Twitter/@Mets)

Mets Tweet ‘Dice-KKK,’ Then Delete It And Say It Was ‘Unintended’

The Mets’ Twitter account tweeted the following: “Dice-KKK off to a quick start. He strikes out the side in the 1st inning. #NYMvsSTL”

03/24/2014

The Mets’ Eric Campbell, right, is congratulated by third base coach Tim Teufel after hitting a home run against the Detroit Tigers during a spring training game at Tradition Field on March 18, 2014, in Port St. Lucie, Fla. (Photo by Joel Auerbach/Getty Images)

Longshot Campbell Makes Impression On Collins As Mets Edge Tigers

Eric Campbell had a double, homer and two runs scored in the Mets’ 5-4 win over the Detroit Tigers on Tuesday.

03/18/2014

Daisuke Matsuzaka (Photo by Joel Auerbach/Getty Images)

Matsuzaka Makes Yet Another Case For No. 5 Spot, Mets Edge Nationals

Daisuke Matsuzaka and Ross Detwiler stated their cases for jobs as No. 5 starters as the New York Mets beat the Washington Nationals 7-5 on Thursday.

03/14/2014

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