Schwei: Taking A Look At 50 Years Of Mets OpenersOpening Day will be the sixth in Mets history to be played on a Thursday. The Amazin's are 5 and 0 all-time on Thursday openers, their best mark on any day of the week.
Coutinho: Mets' Murphy Finally At Home Manning Second BaseIt's been a long road for Daniel Murphy. Wouldn't it be ironic if the Mets' long search for a second baseman was staring them in the face all along?
Schwei: Jose Reyes And David Wright: The Mets' Dynamic DuoThis past week, Jose Reyes and David Wright appeared in their 800th game together. While the left side of the infield has remained relatively stable over the past seven seasons, the Mets have had plenty of second basemen over that same span.
Coutinho: Listless Mets Searching For AnswersSeventeen games into the season the Mets are searching for answers and if they do not find solutions, they may be staring down the barrel of a long summer complete with empty seats in Citi Field.
Mets Call Up Justin Turner; Brad Emaus Designated For AssignmentThe Mets have recalled infielder Justin Turner from Buffalo and designated infielder Brad Emaus for assignment. Turner will be available for tonight’s game vs. Houston.
Schwei By The Numbers: 50 Years Of Mets OpenersThe 50th season of Mets baseball begins Friday night in Florida against the Marlins. Terry Collins will make his debut as manager, becoming the 10th skipper in club history to begin his stint as Mets manager at the start of a season.
Brad Emaus On WFAN: 'I Like My Chances' For Mets JobBrad Emaus appears to be the front runner at second base for the Mets after they optioned Justin Turner to Triple-A Buffalo. New York's spring standout joined WFAN's Joe Benigno and Evan Roberts on Wednesday to talk about the job.
Mets Option Turner; Emaus Closer To 2nd Base JobAnd then there were three. The Mets edged closer to resolving their second base round-robin on Wednesday, optioning Justin Turner to Triple-A Buffalo.
Coleman's Corner: Mets RehabEd Coleman reports on Angel Pagan's lower back soreness, Jason Isringhausen's elbow and Carlos Beltran's performance in minor league games.
Mets Release Luis Castillo; Perez Survives CutsThis is the day many Mets fans have been clamoring for. New York released oft-maligned second baseman Luis Castillo on Friday.
Hairston Homers Twice In Mets 13-3 Win Over CardsScott Hairston hit two solo homers and the New York Mets beat the St. Louis Cardinals 13-3 Sunday.
Luis Castillo Makes His Case With Big Night For MetsLuis Castillo needs more days like Wednesday if he hopes to be the Mets' second baseman this season. Castillo reached base all three times he batted and scored a run in New York's 7-2 win over the Astros.
Mets' Castillo Feeling Heat From 2nd Base CompetitionLuis Castillo sprinted from the Mets' dugout, taking his spot at second base. He knows opportunities like this one are probably running out. "I got to show them I can still play. If I don't make the team I don't know what I am going to do," Castillo said.
Despite Contract, Mets' Castillo Competing For JobNever mind Luis Castillo is in the final year of a $25 million, four-year contract to play the position, he'll have to compete with Daniel Murphy, Brad Emaus and Justin Turner for the starting spot.