David Wright, Terry Collins Get In Heated Exchange Over At-Bat, Possible PlunkingDavid Wright was ready to take one for the team. Terry Collins was not going to let that happen.
Dickey Dazzles Diamondbacks, Mets Win 3-1R.A. Dickey nearly went the distance as the Mets defeated the Diamondbacks 3-1 on Sunday.
Coleman: A Nice Start For NieseJonathan Niese was sharp on Wednesday in Jupiter as the Mets shutout the Marlins 7-0. Niese was a little anxious to get going before his first spring start, but he delivered two solid innings, striking out 2 while walking one. Niese was pretty happy with his performance.
Coleman: Mets' Johan Santana Passes The TestEveryone was in good spirits after the ace's start, and manager Terry Collins probably summed it up best.
K-Rod: Blame Me For Mets' Balk-Off Loss To BravesFrancisco Rodriguez took responsibility for the blown save that led to D.J. Carrasco's game-ending balk in the 10th inning on Thursday. "Three pitches, it's a tie ballgame," Rodriguez said. "There's no excuses. I didn't execute and it cost us the game."
Somers' Monologue: Mets' Awful Loss, How Sweep It Isn'tD.J. Carrasco's walk-off balk had the schmoozer sullen, frustrated and angry as he tried to make sense of why -- oh why?! -- the Mets aren't leaving Atlanta with a 3-game sweep.
Mets Lose In Excruciating Fashion -- On Walk-Off BalkD.J. Carrasco's balk in the 10th inning gave the Atlanta Braves 9-8 win over the New York Mets on Thursday night.
Mets Recall RHP Carrasco, Option ThayerCarrasco was working primarily as a starter in Triple-A, going 2-3 with a 3.47 ERA in nine games. Mets manager Terry Collins said he would serve as the team's long man.