Kirk Nieuwenhuis

David Wright #5, John Buck #44 and Bobby Parnell #39 of the New York Mets celebrate after defeating the San Diego Padres at Citi Field on April 3, 2013. (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Schwei: Walk-Off Wins, Grand Slams, Dominant Pitching And More Mets Notes

For the first time since 2006, the Mets have won their first two series of the season thanks to Marlon Byrd’s two-run single in the bottom of the ninth inning that lifted the Mets to a 4-3 victory over the Marlins on Sunday.

04/08/2013

Dillon Gee (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Gee And Hefner Fail To Impress Ahead Of Opening Day, Mets Lose To Orioles

Dillon Gee and Jeremy Hefner each had a poor day in the Mets’ final warmup before Opening Day.

03/30/2013

David Wright (Photo by Christopher Pasatieri/Getty Images)

Sight For Sore Eyes: David Wright Appears In 1st Big League Game In 2 Weeks

The Mets’ captain made his first appearance in a big league game since sustaining a rib injury during the World Baseball Classic, going 0-for-3 and playing five innings for New York in a 7-2 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals.

03/29/2013

Elvin Ramirez (Photo by Chris Trotman/Getty Images), Jon Niese (Photo by Chris Trotman/Getty Images), Kirk Nieuwenhuis  (Photo by Chris Trotman/Getty Images)

Coleman: Elvin Gone, Marcum Listed, Niese Ready And Kirk Not Beamed Down — Yet

The Mets made the first of what might be several minor moves to free up 40-man roster space by trading righty reliever Elvin Ramirez to the Angels for cash on Wednesday night.

03/28/2013

Shaun Marcum (credit: Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

Coleman: Luckily For Mets, Marcum Injury Doesn’t Appear Serious

While Mets have had their share of injuries during spring training, but Shaun Marcum’s right shoulder doesn’t appear to be a major issue.

03/21/2013

David Wright (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Mets Third Baseman Wright Doesn’t Regret WBC Decision

David Wright doesn’t regret his decision to play in the World Baseball Classic and feels risks come whenever you play baseball.

03/17/2013

Brennan Boesch (Photo by David Maxwell/Getty Images)

Yankees, Mets Among Teams Interested In Outfielder Brennan Boesch

The Yankees and Mets are among teams that are interested in outfielder Brennan Boesch, according to CBSSports.com/WFAN insider Jon Heyman.

03/13/2013

Brian Cashman (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images) and Sandy Alderson (Photo by Jason Szenes/Getty Images)

Palladino: Yankees’ Problems Almost Enviable Compared To Mets’

Sure, the Yankees are banged-up. But the Mets have the Johan Santana mess — plus an outfield by committee, and not a particularly great committee at that.

03/06/2013

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Irked Santana Throws Off Mound; Mets’ Nieuwenhuis Bruises Knee

Mets starter Johan Santana threw off a mound at the team’s facility on Sunday, one day after general manager Sandy Alderson said the two-time Cy Young Award winner would need 10 more days to build up enough arm strength to pitch in an exhibition game.

03/04/2013

Marlon Byrd (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Kallet: Byrd Might Be The Word For Mets In Right Field

There’s potential there. There’s a chance. There’s a job to be won for a player who was once a threatening major-league hitter — and could be again. And with the current state of this outfield, that hope and belief is all that Mets fans have right now.

02/25/2013

Johan Santana (Photo by Chris Trotman/Getty Images)

Coleman: Don’t Expect To See Johan Santana On Opening Day

“Delayed somewhat” means being pushed back to the March 10-15 range, which makes it highly doubtful that Santana could get enough work in to be ready by April 1.

02/22/2013

Johan Santana (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images), Jonathon Niese (Photo by Drew Hallowell/Getty Images), Shaun Marcum (Photo by Marc Serota/Getty Images) and Matt Harvey  (Photo by Alex Trautwig/Getty Images)

Coleman: Byrd In The Outfield And The Mets’ Rotation Picture

When Marlon Byrd arrived at camp on Friday, Terry Collins sounded like he had found an answer to one of his problems.

02/16/2013

Sandy Alderson (Photo by Jason Szenes/Getty Images)

Alderson On Offseason: ‘It’s An Incomplete, But There’s Still Time In The Semester’

“There are a number of things that we’re currently involved in pursuing, and we’re hopeful that we’ll have some additions before spring training starts,” AIderson said. “I expect that we will have some additions.”

01/17/2013

Carl Pavano (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

Mets, Right-Hander Carl Pavano Have ‘Mutual Interest’; Talks Are ‘Very Preliminary’

Right-hander Carl Pavano — who is no stranger to the Big Apple — is on the Mets’ radar. The 36-year-old’s agent told the Newark Star Ledger that there is “mutual interest” between both sides. However, talks are “very preliminary,” the newspaper reported.

01/07/2013

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Mets’ Byrdak Has Torn Shoulder Capsule, May Need Surgery

The Mets said surgery is a possibility for the lefty specialist. Tim Byrdak has not pitched since Wednesday, when he complained of shoulder soreness.

08/07/2012

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