New York Mets

The Mets' Matt Harvey, third from the left, talks with pitching coach Dan Warthen in the fourth inning against the Pirates at PNC Park on May 23, 2015 in Pittsburgh. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Schwei’s Mets Notes: Exceptional Pitching Doomed The Mets In Pittsburgh

The New York Mets return home this week to face division rivals Philadelphia and Miami following a lost weekend in Pittsburgh.

05/25/2015

A giant American flag is displayed at Yankee Stadium (Photo by Michael Heiman/Getty Images)

Palladino: Enjoy The Games On Memorial Day, But Don’t Forget The Other Part

We needn’t spend today in mourning. But neither should we pass it off as just another holiday. Enjoy the games and the grub. Just leave some time to remember.

05/25/2015

David Wright #5 of the New York Mets fields a ground ball during the fourth inning of a spring training game against the St. Louis Cardinals at Tradition Field on March 20, 2015 in Port St. Lucie, Florida. (Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images)

Mets’ David Wright Shut Down For Another Week With Back Problem

Wright hasn’t played since mid-April. He originally went on the disabled list with hamstring trouble, then developed a back issue.

05/24/2015

Right-hander Noah Syndergaard pitches for the Mets against the Pirates at PNC Park in Pittsburgh on May 22, 2015. (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

Mets’ Bats Abandon Syndergaard In Loss To Pirates

Gerrit Cole struck out 10 over 8 1-3 dominant innings to outduel New York Mets rookie Noah Syndergaard and lift the Pittsburgh Pirates to a 4-1 win Friday night.

05/22/2015

Jacob deGrom

DeGrom Throws Arguably Best Game Of Career, Duda Hits 2 Bombs In Mets’ Win

Jacob deGrom retired his final 23 batters following a first-inning single, and Lucas Duda hit two long homers to nearly the same spot Thursday during the Mets’ 5-0 victory over the Cardinals.

05/22/2015

Bartolo Colon is pulled in the fifth inning by Mets manager Terry Collins at Citi Field on May 20, 2015. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Collins Says 2nd-Place Mets Not About To Push Panic Button

Coupled with Washington’s victory over the Yankees, the Mets’ loss on Wednesday dropped them out of first place in the NL East for the first time since April 14.

05/21/2015

NEW YORK, NY - MAY 20:  Matt Adams #32 of the St. Louis Cardinals hits a three run home run against Bartolo Colon #40 of the New York Mets in the fourth inning during their game at Citi Field on May 20, 2015 in New York City.  (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Cardinals Knock Mets Out Of First Place In Rout

Matt Adams hit a long three-run homer, Jason Heyward also connected and the St. Louis Cardinals enjoyed their second consecutive offensive outburst.

05/21/2015

Terry Collins

Mets Manager Terry Collins: I’d Like To Retire In Queens

Collins, who will turn 66 next week, is a baseball lifer. He’s managed all over the country — and across the ocean — and he’s not looking to make another stop.

05/20/2015

Travis d'Arnaud

Report: Mets’ Travis D’Arnaud Could Return This Weekend

Prior to getting injured, d’Arnaud was off to a red-hot start. In 11 games he hit .317 with two home runs and 10 RBIs.

05/19/2015

Yankees starter Chris Capuano stands on the mound as he waits to be taken out of the game against the Kansas City Royals at Kauffman Stadium on May 17, 2015 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Ed Zurga/Getty Images)

Keidel: Yankees Are Right Back Where I Thought They’d Be — Behind The Mets

It seems everyone, including my treasonous editors, have demanded a public apology from yours truly.

05/19/2015

NEW YORK, NY - MAY 18:  Eric Campbell #29 of the New York Mets scores the game winning run on a hit by John Mayberry Jr. #44 of the New York Mets in the 14th inning as Yadier Molina #4 of the St. Louis Cardinals is unable to make the tag on May 18, 2015 at Citi Field in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City.  (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Mets Blow Lead After Harvey Dominates, Edge Cardinals 2-1 In 14 Innings

Pinch-hitter John Mayberry Jr. had an RBI infield hit with one out in the bottom of the 14th inning, lifting the New York Mets to a 2-1 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Monday night.

05/19/2015

Citi Field (Photo by Nick Laham/Getty Images)

Carton: St. John’s Rejects Mets’ Demands For Mullin 1st Pitch

According to WFAN’s Craig Carton, the Mets were rebuffed when they asked the school to buy 5,000 tickets.

05/18/2015

Curtis Granderson (Photo by Alex Trautwig/Getty Images)

Palladino: Mets’ Bats Are Waking Up, But Can It Last?

Avoiding an offensive face-plant will be harder than it seems. The injuries, most recently Dilson Herrera’s broken finger while taking a throw during pregame drills, are mounting.

05/18/2015

Noah Syndergaard pitches against the Milwaukee Brewers at Citi Field on May 17, 2015. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Schwei’s Mets Notes: Wrigley Struggles, Thor’s Stingy ‘W’ And More Strange Stats

The Mets have now lost seven straight games at Wrigley Field dating back to June 3, 2014. The skid is the second-longest losing streak at the “Friendly Confines” in team history.

05/18/2015

The Mets' Noah Syndergaard walks back to the dugout in the sixth inning  against the Mets on May 17, 2015.  (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images

Syndergaard Earns 1st Big League Win, Mets Beat Brewers

Prized Mets pitching prospect Noah Syndergaard earned his first major league win, the success tempered when he beaned Carlos Gomez with a 96 mph fastball, and New York beat the Milwaukee Brewers 5-1 Sunday.

05/18/2015

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