Schwei's Mets Notes: Rookie Pitchers, Granderson Come Up BigDespite their slew of injuries, the New York Mets are still in the race for a wild-card spot on Labor Day after winning 11 of their last 15 games, including two of three from the NL East-leading Washington Nationals.
Johnson Snaps 8th Inning Tie, Lifts Red-Hot Mets To 5-2 Win Over MarlinsKelly Johnson's three-run double with two outs in the bottom of the eighth inning Wednesday night snapped a tie and lifted the red-hot New York Mets to a 5-2 win over the Miami Marlins at Citi Field.
Schwei’s Mets Notes: Amazin' Power At Home, A Pinch-Hit Grand Slam And MoreThe New York Mets gained ground in the playoff race by winning six of seven before coming up short Sunday as they went for the sweep against Philadelphia.
Palladino: Johnson Trade May Signal Start Of Mets' Transition From WrightThe Mets’ trade for Kelly Johnson on Wednesday addressed an immediate need, but it also opened a window to David Wright’s future.
Mets Trade For Kelly Johnson -- AgainJohnson returned to the Braves as a free agent in January and was hitting .215 with one homer and 10 RBIs this season.
New-Look Mets Largely A Mystery To Dodgers' Game 1 Ace KershawClayton Kershaw isn't sure what to expect from the new-look Mets, whose dramatic transformation in the second half of the season led to an NL East title.
Palladino: Mets Can Now Ask, 'How Much Is Good Enough?'How far into the postseason must the Mets go to deem this a successful season? It’s a question one can legitimately ask at this late point.
Mets Complete Sweep Of Rockies, Move To 11 Games Over .500 For First TimeCurtis Granderson and Kelly Johnson each homered and drove in three runs, powering the New York Mets to a 12-3 rout of the Colorado Rockies that completed a four-game sweep Thursday.
3 Up And 3 Down: Who’s Hot And Who’s Not In New York SportsLet's take a look at who’s hot and who’s not on the local sports landscape.
Kallet: Alderson Gives Mets Fighting Chance By Adding Uribe, JohnsonIt won't be easy to break the nine-year playoff drought, but Alderson gave his team a fighting chance this weekend. The "baseball maverick" delivered. It was about time. Here's hoping he's not done.
Palladino: Options Were All Terry Collins Ever NeededTerry Collins was never a buffoon of a manager. He just lacked options. The Mets gave him some with the trade for Juan Uribe and Kelly Johnson.
Mets Get Uribe, Johnson From Braves For Pair Of Minor League ArmsThe New York Mets have acquired infielder Juan Uribe, infielder-outfielder Kelly Johnson and cash considerations from the Atlanta Braves for minor league pitchers John Gant and Rob Whalen.