Mets Cut Ties With Speedy Outfielder Eric Young Jr.Young, who had been eligible for arbitration, batted .229 with 30 stolen bases in 100 games this year, when his salary was $1.85 million.
Duda Hits 2-Out, 2-Run HR In 9th, Mets Beat AstrosLucas Duda hit a two-run homer with two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning Saturday night, rallying the New York Mets over the Houston Astros 2-1.
Montero Picks Up First Career Win, Mets Beat Rockies 2-0Rafael Montero earned his first major league win, Eric Young Jr. went 3 for 3 with an RBI triple and the suddenly surging New York Mets beat the Colorado Rockies 2-0.
Ed Coleman: Not-So-Amazin' Lineup Is Killing The MetsSo you can see why it sometimes takes Terry Collins hours to figure out what his lineup will be that day. He constantly has to wipe the tears from his eyes.
Report: Mets Looking To Upgrade At Shortstop, Left Field Ahead Of DeadlineAccording to a report, not only will the Mets entertain offers for veteran pitcher Bartolo Colon, but they will look to upgrade at both shortstop and left field.
Palladino: Pitchers Batting 8th? Going Away From Book Helps MetsIt might have been asking too much for Bartolo Colon to become an offensive force out of that spot. Still, there was some clear thinking from manager Terry Collins.
Mets Place Eric Young, Jr. On DL, Recall Matt Den Dekker The New York Mets have placed speedy outfielder Eric Young, Jr. on the 15-day disabled list because of a strained right hamstring.
Eddie C: Terry Collins In Impossible Spot With Mets' Outfield JuggleI'm sure all the Terry Collins bashers had a field day after Juan Lagares' big game Saturday. But keep in mind -- the Mets' manager is not dumb.
Mets With Momentum, Yankees A Total Mess Heading Into Game 2The New York Mets surprisingly slugged their way to their longest winning streak over the New York Yankees.
Eric Young Jr. Says He's OK After Freak Batting Practice InjuryThe Mets' leadoff hitter was hit below the right eye during batting practice Sunday in Colorado. "I don't know what my symptoms will be (Monday)," he said.
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.
Eric Young Jr. Comes Up Big As Mets Top BravesEric Young Jr. got three hits, stole three bases and scored four times as the New York Mets overcame Justin Upton's two home runs to beat the Atlanta Braves 6-4 on Thursday night.