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Gary Carter in 1986 (Photo by Rick Stewart/Getty Images)

Gary Carter To Be Honored Before Mets Game At Olympic Stadium

Montreal will pay tribute to the late Hall of Famer when Major League Baseball returns to Olympic Stadium this weekend for the first time in nearly 10 years.

03/25/2014

Wilmer Flores (Photo by Joel Auerbach/Getty Images)

Mets Send Wilmer Flores, 3 More To Minors

It looks like it’ll be Ruben Tejada at shortstop on Opening Day, barring a last-minute move by the Mets.

03/24/2014

David Robertson pitches against the Boston Red Sox at George M. Steinbrenner Field on March 18, 2014 in Tampa, Florida. (Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images)

Palladino: What Should Yankees Fans Expect From David Robertson?

Prepare to be unspoiled. Though D-Rob has shown a solid, “go get ’em” attitude on his six Grapefruit League outings, nobody knows how he’ll handle closer duties.

03/24/2014

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Garcia Sharp, Braves Top Mets 4-1 In Split-Squad Matchup

Freddy Garcia bounced back from two rough outings, allowing two hits while pitching into the sixth inning Sunday as the Atlanta Braves beat a New York Mets’ split-squad 4-1 on Sunday.

03/23/2014

Jacoby Ellsbury (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Yankees Get ‘Good News’ On Ellsbury’s Ailing Right Calf

Bombers center fielder Jacoby Ellsbury was sent for an MRI Thursday of his cranky right calf, which was negative. “We just wanted to make sure he was OK,” manager Joe Girardi said.

03/21/2014

Michael Pineda (Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images)

Pineda Shines, Propels Yankees To Victory Over Red Sox

Pineda, who missed the past two seasons while recovering from right shoulder surgery, gave up four hits and struck out five in 4 1/3 shutout innings.

03/18/2014

Members of the field crew spray a swarm of bees in the third inning of a game between the Boston Red Sox and the New York Yankees at George M. Steinbrenner Field on March 18, 2014 in Tampa, Florida. (Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images)

Talk About A Buzz! Red Sox-Yankees Game Delayed By Bees

The game was delayed for seven minutes heading into the bottom of the third inning Tuesday because of a swarm of bees in left field. This wasn’t just a few. We’re talking about a massive swarm, here.

03/18/2014

Noah Syndergaard (Photo by Rob Foldy/Getty Images)

Mets Prospect Noah Syndergaard To Start Season In Minors

Syndergaard’s major league debut will have to wait. The Mets pitching prospect was optioned to minor league camp on Tuesday and is expected to start the season at Triple-A Las Vegas.

03/18/2014

Jon Niese (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Mets, Niese Get Good News On Sore Left Elbow

Jon Niese received a cortisone shot for inflammation in the back of his left elbow and may be cleared to resume throwing as early as Wednesday.

03/17/2014

Masahiro Tanaka (Photo by Mike Carlson/Getty Images)

Sweeny: Tanaka Showing A Little ‘El Duque’ And More Yankees Thoughts

This probably isn’t the perfect comparison, but Masahiro Tanaka seems to have an array of pitches somewhat like Orlando “El Duque” Hernandez. And he throws harder.

03/17/2014

Ruben Tejada at Mets camp in 2013 (Photo by Chris Trotman/Getty Images)

Palladino: Mets Shouldn’t Settle For Ruben Tejada At Shortstop

Typical Mets. Stephen Drew’s price tag is too high? Don’t pay. The timing of the signing would force them to give up a draft pick? Don’t sign until he comes for free.

03/17/2014

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Cubs Top Mets, 6-3 In Split Squad Spring Training Action

Chris Rusin threw four scoreless innings, while Donnie Murphy, Daniel Vogelbach, and Arismendy Alcantara each homered to lead the Chicago Cubs to a 6-3 victory over the New York Mets.

03/16/2014

Masahiro Tanaka (Photo by Mike Carlson/Getty Images)

Tanaka Gives Up 1 Run In Yanks’ 7-4 Win Over Atlanta

Masahiro Tanaka allowed one run and three hits over 4 1-3 innings Sunday in the New York Yankees’ 7-4 win over the Atlanta Braves.

03/16/2014

Jonathon Niese (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Niese Leaves With Sore Elbow In Mets 10-4, Split Squad Win Over St. Louis

Jonathon Niese lasted only two innings for a New York Mets split squad Sunday, leaving a 10-4 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals with a sore left elbow.

03/16/2014

Ruben Tejada (Photo by Chris Trotman/Getty Images)

Ruben Tejada’s Brutal Spring Continues In Field, At Plate

Three errors in six games. One hit in 15 at-bats. Ruben Tejada came into spring training with something to prove. But so far all he’s done is fuel the naysayers.

03/14/2014

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