The last time the All-Star Game was held in Queens was during Shea Stadium’s inaugural season in 1964. Next week, the event comes to Citi Field for the first time, meaning days full of festivities that will culminate in the 84th MLB All-Star Game.
Jonathan Lucroy homered and Yovani Gallardo scattered six hits over six innings while adding two hits and a pair of runs scored to lead the Milwaukee Brewers to a 7-6 victory over the New York Mets on Saturday night.
Cliff Pennington hit an RBI single with two outs in the 15th inning and the Arizona Diamondbacks, boosted early by Gerardo Parra’s bunt double, finally outlasted the New York Mets 5-4.
Daniel Murphy emphatically flipped his bat to the ground while he ran to first on his RBI single to center field. Take that Brett Gardner.
Light-hitting pitcher Mike Minor homered for his first two RBIs in the majors and struck out 10 as the Atlanta Braves posted their second win in a matter of hours, beating the New York Mets 6-0 Saturday for their eighth straight victory.
The New York Mets have teamed with the charity New York Cares to reward people with free tickets in exchange for volunteer efforts.
This July, Major League Baseball’s best players will hop on the 7 train and head to Queens for the All-Star game — it’s the first time Citi Field is hosting the mid-summer classic.
Both the Yankees and the Mets kick off their 2013 campaigns on Monday — but the usual Opening Day optimism is being tempered by tons of questions surrounding both teams.
As the Mets begin their 2012 campaign we took a look at their home in Flushing.
On a cold, blustery Florida Sunday — much like it might be on Opening Day at Citi Field — Johan Santana returned to the mound for the first time since being shut down for good last season in August.
The all-star third baseman has been dating model Molly Beers for several years. Their relationship went public when Wright threw her a surprise birthday party over the 2008 All-Star break.
Mets fans can forget about the franchise dumping its embattled outfielder and his $16 million price tag for next season, according to the New York Post.
Ike Davis connected twice and reached a career-high 30 homers, Jenrry Mejia pitched five effective innings for his first major league win and the New York Mets beat the plummeting Pittsburgh Pirates 6-2 Monday night for their fourth straight victory.
“I’ve had them on for every start, every bullpen session,” Dickey said. “I was a little angry at first.”
Johan Santana has been activated from the disabled list and makes his return at Citi Field tonight against the Braves.