New York Mets

Yoenis Cespedes

Mets Strike At Last Minute, Trade For Tigers Slugger Yoenis Cespedes

The Mets acquired slugging outfielder Yoenis Cespedes from Detroit Friday in their strongest attempt yet to boost a punchless lineup that threatened to derail their postseason hopes.

07/31/2015

Jeurys Familia

Collins Reiterates That Familia Is Still Mets’ Closer Despite Recent Struggles

“He is still going to be the closer,” Collins said. “Hopefully get his confidence back and get him out there a little bit more often and we’ll see what the results are.”

07/31/2015

at Citi Field on July 30, 2015 in Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City.

Upton Homers As Padres Come Back To Beat Mets 8-7 In Rain Delayed Matinee

Justin Upton hit a three-run homer through a driving rain with two outs in the ninth inning, and the San Diego Padres stunned the New York Mets.

07/30/2015

Carlos Gomez (Photo by Brian Blanco/Getty Images)

Francesa: Hip, Not Money, Killed Gomez Deal; Mets ‘Working On 2 Players’

Reports of the Mets nixing the deal put a wrap on a surreal night at Citi Field, where infielder Wilmer Flores played through tears after being informed by fans that he was part of a trade that never materialized.

07/30/2015

Wilmer Flores in the dugout during the ninth inning against the San Diego Padres at Citi Field on July 29, 2015. (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Wilmer Flores Plays Through Tears, Remains A Met After Trade Fizzles

“You think these guys are stone-cold robots. They’re not,” Mets manager Terry Collins said Wednesday night. “They’re human beings and they have emotions.”

07/30/2015

Brewers outfielder Carlos Gomez (Photo by Brian Garfinkel/Getty Images)

Bizarre Scenario Unfolds As Mets’ Reported Trade For Carlos Gomez Falls Through

Just when it looked like Carlos Gomez was coming back to Queens, something scuttled the deal.

07/29/2015

at Citi Field on July 29, 2015 in Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City.

Duda Swings Big Bat, But Mets Fall To Padres In Strange Night At Citi

Justin Upton homered and drove in three runs and Yonder Alonso also connected as the San Diego Padres beat the New York Mets 7-3 on Wednesday night despite three long balls from Lucas Duda.

07/29/2015

Justin Upton

Heyman: Active Mets Are Still Going After A Big Bat

According to CBSSports.com/WFAN baseball insider Jon Heyman, the Mets are still targeting Justin Upton, Carlos Gonzalez, Carlos Gomez, Gerardo Parra and Jay Bruce.

07/29/2015

Tyler Clippard, Kevin Plawecki

New Mets Reliever Tyler Clippard On The Nats: ‘They’re Beatable’

Now with the Amazin’s, the 30-year-old is chasing his former team. And he sees no reason why the Mets can’t catch Bryce Harper and Co.

07/29/2015

David Wright looks on from the bench at Citi Field on July 28, 2015. (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

David Wright Making Progress, But Doesn’t Want To Rush Return

Wright fielded grounders, took swings in the cage and ran on the grass at Citi Field on Tuesday, all big steps as the 32-year-old works his way back from spinal stenosis.

07/29/2015

Jenrry Mejia (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Shock, Anger After Mets’ Mejia Suspended Again For PEDs

The first time Mejia was banned, Mets officials expressed disappointment. This time, general manager Sandy Alderson was practically beside himself.

07/29/2015

Mets reliever Jenrry Mejia pitches against the Nationals at Nationals Park in Washington, D.C., on July 21, 2015. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Mets’ Reliever Jenrry Mejia Fails Another Drug Test, Suspended 162 Games

It’s not a good day to be Jenrry Mejia.

07/28/2015

Jose Reyes, left, and David Wright of the New York Mets celebrate after scoring in the first inning against the Reds at Great American Ball Park in Cincinnati, Ohio, on July 27, 2011. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Keidel: Mets’ Failure To Keep Wright And Reyes Together Was Borderline Criminal

They were born about six months apart, signed by the same team, and seemed ordained to become New York immortals.

07/28/2015

Kelly Johnson celebrates with teammate Juan Uribe after defeating the Los Angeles Dodgers 15-2 at Citi Field on July 25, 2015. (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

3 Up And 3 Down: Who’s Hot And Who’s Not In New York Sports

Let’s take a look at who’s hot and who’s not on the local sports landscape.

07/28/2015

Gerardo Parra

Heyman: Mets Among 4 Teams In Mix For Gerardo Parra

Parra, who will be a free agent after the season, is a versatile outfielder. He’s played 30 games in center field, 45 games in left field and 15 games in right field this season.

07/28/2015

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