Mets Address Bullpen, Trade For Lefty Relievers Alex Torres And Jerry BlevinsThe Mets shored up their bullpen on Monday, trading for left-handed relief pitchers Alex Torres and Jerry Blevins.
Mets Get Rare Win Over Nats, Keep Push For .500 Season AliveMatt den Dekker singled home the go-ahead run off Tyler Clippard (7-4) in the eighth inning to help the Mets (77-81) avoid clinching a sixth consecutive losing season for at least a few hours.
Alderson Hints That Internal Options Might Be Answers In Left Field, Shortstop"We've got to assess what we have before we start going out and canvasing the free-agent market," the GM said. "Free agents aren't always the solution."
Palladino: Matt Den Dekker Might Be Solution For Mets At Leadoff SpotOn Tuesday night, den Dekker went 2-for-5 with a run and a stolen base out of the leadoff spot.
Mets Place Juan Lagares On Disabled List, Recall Den Dekker The Mets have placed center fielder Juan Lagares on the disabled list with a right intercostal strain.
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.
Mets Send Wilmer Flores, 3 More To MinorsIt looks like it'll be Ruben Tejada at shortstop on Opening Day, barring a last-minute move by the Mets.
Mets Ace Matt Harvey: 'I Will Be Back Next Year For April 1' "Thank you everyone for the kind words and support. I may be done this year, but I will be back next year for April 1," Harvey posted on Twitter.
Mets Trade Marlon Byrd And John Buck To Pirates For Minor Leaguer The Mets traded right fielder Marlon Byrd, catcher John Buck and cash to the Pirates for minor league middle infielder Dilson Herrera and a player to be named later.
Dillon Gee Strikes Out 7 Over 6 Scoreless Frames To Lead Mets Past BravesGee pitched six scoreless innings and struck out seven as the Mets topped the Braves, 7-4. Gee had allowed 11 earned runs in his previous two starts and missed the second half of last season with a blood clot in his right shoulder.
Coleman: Luckily For Mets, Marcum Injury Doesn't Appear SeriousWhile Mets have had their share of injuries during spring training, but Shaun Marcum's right shoulder doesn't appear to be a major issue.
Matt Harvey Doesn't Allow A Hit In 4 1/3 Innings In Mets' Win Over MarlinsThe Mets' right-hander was nearly perfect while tossing 4 1/3 shutout innings in a 4-1 win over the Marlins on Thursday. Harvey's only baserunner reached on an error. He struck out five batters and threw 35 of 48 pitches for strikes.