The New York City Council has announced plans to banish the use of the expression “mentally retarded” from all official documents and Web sites.
New York Mets plan to bring up infielder Jordany Valdespin and relievers Elvis Ramirez, Jeurys Familla and Jenrry Mejia from Triple-A before Tuesday night’s game.
Collin McHugh pitched two-hit ball over seven scoreless innings for the Mets in his Major League debut, but the Colorado Rockies completed their second straight four-game sweep of New York with a 1-0 victory on Thursday.
Catcher Kelly Shoppach has been acquired by the New York Mets from the Boston Red Sox for a player to be named following a waiver claim.
This is not the dramatic move that Mets fans had hoped for, but it is a solid, understated pickup. And it’s a good start to reshaping the Mets.
The Mets won by a whisker on Sunday night as they held off a late Braves comeback to win 6-5.
The Mets said surgery is a possibility for the lefty specialist. Tim Byrdak has not pitched since Wednesday, when he complained of shoulder soreness.
The Mets made room for catcher Josh Thole by demoting Rob Johnson and placed starter Chris Schwinden on waivers, promoting reliever Elvin Ramirez.
Plenty of no-name Mets are contributing to the Amazins’ unexpected rise toward becoming NL East contenders.
David Wright’s impressive start this season not only has the Mets third basman atop the majors in batting average but climbing nearer to the top of the club’s all-time leaderboards.
By the time the eighth inning was over, New York had five more runs, matching the number of times David Wright was on base.
Yes bunting… not practice, no-no… bunting!
The Mets have put catcher Josh Thole on the seven-day disabled list because of a concussion, but it seems his return may take longer.
The Mets have talked often about a quick start to the season, a fast getaway to make everyone forget about payroll reductions and lowered expectations for the 2012 season. Well, the start better not mirror the first-half results thus far this spring.
Since the Bronx district attorney, Rob Johnson, launched his war on ticket fixing in the NYPD, prosecuting dozens of police officers, assistant D.A. Jennifer Troiano had become something of an embarrassment to that office.
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