Mets Trade Marlon Byrd And John Buck To Pirates For Minor Leaguer The Mets traded right fielder Marlon Byrd, catcher John Buck and cash to the Pirates for minor league middle infielder Dilson Herrera and a player to be named later.
John Buck Returns, But Travis D’Arnaud Will Become Mets' Starting CatcherCatcher Travis d’Arnaud, who was the Mets' No. 1 position-player prospect before making his major-league debut this past Saturday, will stay in the majors and become the club's starting backstop.
Mets Top Catching Prospect d'Arnaud Ready For Major League DebutThe New York Mets have promoted catcher Travis d'Arnaud from Triple-A and put him into the starting lineup for his major league debut.
Mets Prospect Travis D’Arnaud Can't Wait To Finally Get The Call Once Buck goes on paternity leave, d’Arnaud will join the Mets for three games before returning to Triple-A Las Vegas, according to the newspaper. He'll then rejoin the team in September when rosters are expanded.
Mets' Bats Lifeless As Amazin's Drop Second Straight To Red-Hot DodgersMatt Harvey (9-4) gave up four runs and eight hits in six innings, struck out three and walked two. The right-hander was coming off his first career shutout, pitching a four-hitter in a 5-0 win over Colorado on Aug. 7.
Schwei: Flores' First Impression, Serving Up Shutouts And More Mets NotesFlores is the third player in Mets history to collect nine or more RBIs in his first six games with the club.
Mejia Settles Down After Slow Start, But Mets' Bats Stall In Loss To MarlinsJake Marisnick hit his first major league home run, Henderson Alvarez pitched into the eighth inning, and the Miami Marlins beat the New York Mets 3-2 on Wednesday night.
Buck Stops Marlins In The 10th; Lagares, Wheeler Shine In Mets' WinMarlins reliever Chad Qualls took a tumble after escaping late trouble, but Miami stumbled in the 10th inning when John Buck hit a tiebreaking two-run single that lifted the New York Mets to a 4-2 win Tuesday night.
Schwei: Bad Weekend in D.C., Murphy's Big Day And More Mets NotesThe Mets have lost three games in a row for the first time since the middle of June as they head to Miami to take on the Marlins.
Kallet: Terry Collins Deserves Chance With Roster That Can Realistically ContendTerry Collins' contract will expire at the end of the season. I'm not suggesting that Fred Wilpon should give him a four-year extension. But I'd like to see him finally have a chance with a team that's built to contend.
Zack Wheeler Goes To 4-1 As Mets Top Rival Braves, Earn Series Split John Buck drove in three runs and Zack Wheeler beat the Atlanta Braves for the second time in seven major league starts, sending the New York Mets to a 7-4 victory Thursday.