Report: General Manager Sandy Alderson Will Not Shop Closer Bobby Parnell The Mets have arms -- especially at the minor-league level -- to trade for bats. But Matt Harvey and Zack Wheeler aren't the only pitchers who general manager Sandy Alderson isn't willing to part with. Add Bobby Parnell to that list.
Mets Starter Jonathon Niese To Miss At Least 1 Start Because Of Sore Shoulder Niese was examined Thursday and diagnosed with shoulder tendinitis. While the left-hander is 3-5 with a 4.40 ERA in 11 starts, Niese allowed one run in seven innings against the Yankees on Monday.
Neck Soreness To Blame For Niese's Woes?; Mets' Francisco Suffers SetbackIn his past two starts, Mets starter Jon Niese has seen his ERA balloon from 3.31 to 5.93.
Stellar Start From Niese, Balanced Offensive Attack Propel Mets Past PadresNothing about the New York Mets on Monday resembled the second half of last season. Then again, opening day has often been their biggest highlight of the year.
Coleman: Which Mets Pitcher Will Get Hurt Next? ; Wright, Murphy Inching CloserWhen the hard comebacker off the bat of Carlos Beltran (of course it was him) smashed off the right elbow of Mets pitcher Jeremy Hefner on Tuesday afternoon, you just had to laugh -- to keep from crying.
Coleman: Luckily For Mets, Marcum Injury Doesn't Appear SeriousWhile Mets have had their share of injuries during spring training, but Shaun Marcum's right shoulder doesn't appear to be a major issue.
Mets Third Baseman Wright Doesn't Regret WBC DecisionDavid Wright doesn't regret his decision to play in the World Baseball Classic and feels risks come whenever you play baseball.
Coleman: Harvey Brilliant, Wheeler Working — Finally, Good Vibes At Mets CampMatt Harvey stepped to the mound to restore some sanity to the proceedings on Thursday, giving a glimpse of just what might be in store for Mets fans this season and in the seasons that lie ahead.
Matt Harvey Doesn't Allow A Hit In 4 1/3 Innings In Mets' Win Over MarlinsThe Mets' right-hander was nearly perfect while tossing 4 1/3 shutout innings in a 4-1 win over the Marlins on Thursday. Harvey's only baserunner reached on an error. He struck out five batters and threw 35 of 48 pitches for strikes.
K-Rod On Mets: 'To Come Back And Redeem Myself Would Be Great'"I would love to (return to the Mets)," Rodriguez said. "They've got a great coaching staff over there. To come back and redeem myself would be great ... To be able to get one more shot and get it done would be great."
Johan Santana's First Spring Training Appearance Pushed Back To Mid-MarchJohan Santana will not make his first spring training appearance for the New York Mets this year until mid-March. Sandy Alderson said he didn't think Santana will miss the start of the regular season, but said it was a possibility.