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.
Overbay Powers Yankees, Bombers Complete Four-Game Sweep Of JaysThe Yankees are streaking after completing a four-game sweep of the Jays.
Palladino: Mets' Buck Leading From Behind PlateOnce regarded as a mere extra part in the R.A. Dickey trade with Toronto, John Buck is handling things quite well and looks like much more than a placeholder for Travis d’Arnaud.
Cleveland Abuzz Over New-Look Indians, Former Yankees Slugger SwisherCleveland has caught "Indians fever" -- partially due to former Yankee Nick Swisher.
All Eyes On Jon Niese As Mets Host Padres In OpenerSome main attractions are missing as the Mets host the San Diego Padres in their season opener Monday.
David Wright On Teammate Johan Santana: 'He's Just Kind Of In A Bit Of Shock'"He's just kind of in a bit of shock," Wright said. "I don't think anyone was expecting this. For everyone, it's kind of shocking. It's disheartening."
Adrian Gonzalez Powers Mexico Past Dickey, Team USA In World Baseball ClassicAdrian Gonzalez homered and drove in three runs, seven pitchers handcuffed United States hitters all night and Mexico rebounded from a disappointing opening loss with a decisive 5-2 win over the Americans in Pool D of the World Baseball Classic on Friday.
R.A. Dickey To Start WBC Opener For Torre, Team USABaseball was invented in the United States, but the World Baseball Classic has been dominated by Japan. U.S. manager Joe Torre has taken a different approach in the WBC's third edition this year.
Japan Going For 3rd WBC Title In A Row; Can Team USA Stop Them?They'll play in the Far East and the Far West — and in the Caribbean, too. Wherever they are, Miguel Cabrera and R.A. Dickey and dozens of All-Stars in the World Baseball Classic know the team to beat: two-time WBC winner Japan.
Without Dickey, Mets' Rotation Will Be Depended Upon To Deliver Innings, WinsComing off their fourth straight losing season, the Mets enter spring training with a projected rotation of Johan Santana, Jon Niese, Shaun Marcum, Matt Harvey and Dillon Gee, a quintet that combined to go 35-34 with a 3.26 ERA last season.
Coleman: Healthy Marcum Ready To Make Impact In Mets' RotationMarcum officially signed with the Mets on Wednesday and is healthy and ready to go. Mets special assistant J.P. Ricciardi drafted Marcum when he was Toronto's GM back in 2003, and Marcum saw the Mets as a good fit for himself some 10 years later.
Mets' Marcum Says Replacing R.A. Dickey A Team EffortDespite the possible pressure of being seen as Dickey's replacement, Marcum felt comfortable coming to New York thanks to a couple of familiar faces.
Trio Of Mets Crack Top 30 In MLB's Prospect RankingsThe Amazin's have three players on MLB.com's Top 100 Prospect List, each ranking in the top 30. Most notably are catcher Travis d'Arnaud (ranked sixth) -- who was snatched up in the R.A. Dickey deal -- and Zack Wheeler (ranked eighth).
Andy Pettitte Decides To Pass On Participating In World Baseball ClassicYankees left-hander Andy Pettitte will not pitch for Team USA in the upcoming World Baseball Classic, general manager Brian Cashman confirmed.
Yankees GM: There's A 'Chance' A-Rod Could Miss 2013 Season"Yeah," Cashman replied when asked if there was a chance that A-Rod could miss the entire season. "I think because (of) the serious nature of the surgery and the condition that he's trying to recover from, you know, there is that chance."