Keidel: Flushed In Flushing, Johan Santana's Sad Mets SoloFacing surgery on the same shoulder that caged him two seasons ago, Santana's days as a Met are over. Where else but Queens would resounding goodwill like Opening Day be met with such bad news?
Coutinho: Mets Could Be This Year's Version Of Last Year's D-BacksThe Mets should look very closely at the Diamondbacks when they hit the field this weekend at Citi, because in many ways the Mets may be this year's version of the D-Backs.
Yankees Power Their Way Past Angels, 11-5The Yankees out-slugged the Angles Sunday night as they claimed an 11-5 victory.
Mets Hoping Frank Francisco Ends Their Search For A CloserGiven the opportunity, Frank Francisco believes he has the stuff to be a dominant closer. The New York Mets think so, too, and will give him every chance.
Coleman: Hope Springs Eternal For Young MetsSpring training is nearby, just around the corner - success for the Mets, though, may not exactly be around the same proverbial bend. But things are looking up. And it's spearheaded by what you need at the top - good, young, strong cost-efficient pitching.
Keidel: Mariano Rivera: Mr. 600Did you know Mariano Rivera is about to become the all-time saves leader, passing Trevor Hoffman, who has 601. No doubt Rivera was crowned long before he becomes the official king of closers, but there’s more meat to this feat than you may think.
Current, Former New York Mets Visit FDNY Ladder 3A tradition continues as the tenth anniversary of 9/11 approaches.
Mets Reliever Jason Isringhausen Has Herniated DiskMets right-hander Jason Isringhausen has a herniated disk in his lower back, and the 39-year-old reliever will be sidelined several days.
Mets Can't Hold On To Lead, Lose To Brewers 11-9 Prince Fielder hit a long home run early and a key single in the ninth inning Saturday, spoiling the Mets' chances of a win against former closer Francisco Rodriguez
Mr. 300: Jason Isringhausen Notches Milestone In Mets' WinFrom Generation K to recording his 300th save with the Mets, Jason Isringhausen's career has come full circle.
Mets Once Again Come From Out Of Nowhere To Shock Padres Rookie reliever Josh Spence walked light-hitting Ruben Tejada to force home the tiebreaking run and the New York Mets rallied late for the second consecutive game against the San Diego Padres, winning 5-4 on Tuesday night.
Drama In 9th Turns Into Disaster In 10th For MetsMike Stanton hit a grand slam in the 10th inning and the Florida Marlins quickly recovered from Lucas Duda's tying homer with two outs in the ninth to beat the New York Mets 7-3 on Monday night.
Schwei: Looking At Carlos Beltran's Place In Mets HistoryCarlos Beltran's tenure with the Mets will very likely come to an end this week as the July 31st trading deadline approaches. Here is where Beltran ranks in some of the Mets' all-time offensive categories.
Coutinho: Sandy Alderson Is The Right Man To Have In Charge Of The MetsAfter what has occurred in the Met organization in the past few months, it is clear to me that the Wilpons have an absolute gem in general manager Sandy Alderson.
Without K-Rod, Who Closes For Mets? Isringhausen? Parnell? Beato?This weekend against the Phillies, if Mets manager Terry Collins needs to pick up the bullpen phone to call for his closer, his decision won't be so easy.