Mike Baxter

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

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

R.A. Dickey (Photo by Jeff Curry/Getty Images)

R.A. Dickey Becomes First To 18 Wins As Mets Top Cardinals In Series Finale

R.A. Dickey became the first pitcher in the Majors to win 18 games this season and Ike Davis hit a three-run homer as the Mets topped the Cardinals, 6-2, on Wednesday.

09/05/2012

Jonathon Niese (Photo by Hunter Martin/Getty Images)

Homers From Baxter, Hairston Not Enough As Mets Drop Series Finale To Phils

Early home runs from Mike Baxter and Scott Hairston weren’t enough support for starting pitcher Jon Niese as the Mets dropped the series finale against the Phillies and had their four-game winning streak snapped.

08/30/2012

Daniel Murphy, Mike Baxter (credits: Denis Poroy/Getty Images)

Schwei: Hits And Walks Highlight Mets’ Trip

The Mets return home to Citi Field this week to host their NL East rivals, the Miami Marlins and Atlanta Braves.

08/07/2012

Frank Francisco of the New York Mets is congratulated Josh Tholeafter getting the final out during the ninth inning of a baseball game against the San Diego Padres at Petco Park on August 4, 2012 in San Diego, California. (Photo by Denis Poroy/Getty Images)

Hefner, Mets Top Padres 6-2

Jeremy Hefner gave the Mets six solid innings as they defeated the Padres 6-2 on Saturday night.

08/05/2012

Ruben Tejada of the New York Mets is congratulated by Jordany Valdespin and David Wright after Tejada hit a lead off home run in the first inning against the San Francisco Giants at AT&T Park on August 1, 2012 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Tejada Delivers In Mets’ 2-1 Victory Over Giants

Ruben Tejada was the Mets’ hero on Wednesday as the Mets defeated the Giants 2-1.

08/02/2012

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Scott Hairston’s Two Homers Help Mets Beat Giants In 10

Hairston planned to relax and watch a little television when he got back to the hotel. He’ll go sleep thinking he will remain with New York the rest of the season.

07/31/2012

David Wright of the New York Mets rounds the bases after hitting a home run against the Washington Nationals at Nationals Park. (Photo by Greg Fiume/Getty Images)

Wright’s Two Blasts Help Mets Top Nats, Snap Six-Game Skid

David Wright homered twice and had five RBIs and R.A. Dickey won his league-leading 13th game as the New York Mets snapped a six-game losing streak.

07/19/2012

Mike Baxter leaves the field after crashing into the wall. (credit: Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Mets Outfielder Mike Baxter Not Close To Coming Off Disabled List

Because Mike Baxter hasn’t begun to throw, Mets manager Terry Collins told Mets.com that a comeback “is a ways out yet.” Collins added that the pinch-hitter extraordinaire will need at least 25-30 Minor League at-bats before being recalled to Flushing.

07/19/2012

Mike Baxter leaves the field after crashing into the wall. (credit: Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Injury Breakdown: Examining SC Joint Of Mets’ Heroic Mike Baxter

The Mets expect the injury to take about six weeks to heal. Naturally, though, as is generally the case with sports injuries, the expected recovery time does not generally translate to a return to full competition.

06/07/2012

Johan Santana (Photo by Chris Trotman/Getty Images)

Mets Shuffle Rotation; Johan Santana Gets Extra Day Of Rest After No-Hitter

The Mets shuffled their rotation following Johan Santana’s no-hitter and recalled infielder Josh Satin from Triple-A Buffalo on Sunday to replace injured outfielder Mike Baxter on the roster.

06/04/2012

Myron Rolle and Sloane Stephens (Photos by: Valerie Macon and Mike Hewitt /Getty Images)

Liguori: American Athletes Shine In The Sun

Ann Liguori gives the rundown on American athletes who are making us proud.

WFAN–06/01/2012

Terry Collins (credit: Sarah Glenn/Getty Images)

Coleman: Surprising Mets Hit The Big 5-0

Well, actually 51, but who’s counting. Everywhere you turn, people mention how surprised they are that the Mets have kept themselves in the NL East conversation.

06/01/2012

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