Mets Can’t Hold Slim Lead Over Braves, Drop Fifth In A RowSean Newcomb recorded eight strikeouts, including five straight, and the Atlanta Braves beat Rafael Montero and the New York Mets 3-2 on Friday night.
Montero Struggles Again As Mets Fall To Rangers, 5-1Martin Perez allowed three hits over eight innings, Joey Gallo hit his 32nd home run and the Texas Rangers beat the New York Mets 5-1 on Wednesday for a two-game split.
Rafael Montero Gives Up 11th Inning Blast, Mets Drop Season-High Seventh StraightChris Herrmann homered off Rafael Montero leading off the 11th inning, giving the Arizona Diamondbacks a 5-4 victory on Wednesday.
Mets Send Rafael Montero Down, Recall Danny Muno From VegasMontero, a starter by trade who came out of the bullpen this month, won't be gone for long.
Reports: Mets, Juan Lagares Closing In On 4-Year Contract ExtensionLagares, 26, is one of the best defensive center fielders in baseball. He's expected to lead off for New York in 2015.
Montero Or Gee? Competition For Final Spot In Mets' Rotation Is Heating UpMontero continued to bolster his case on Monday, allowing two hits in six scoreless innings against the Marlins. He struck out six and didn't issue a walk.
Duda And Cuddyer Go Deep, Montero Shines As Mets DominateMichael Cuddyer hit his sixth home run this spring and Lucas Duda homered, doubled and drove in five runs as the New York Mets beat the Miami Marlins 7-1 on Monday.
Mets Skipper Wants To Get Look At Red-Hot Lagares In 9-HoleJuan Lagares has been making his case for the Mets' leadoff spot with a scorching spring. But Terry Collins wants to see what his lineup will look like with Lagares batting behind the pitcher.
Tanaka, Betances Not At Their Best During Yankees' Loss To MetsMasahiro Tanaka allowed three runs and four hits while pitching into the fifth inning Wednesday for the New York Yankees in a 7-2 loss to the rival Mets.
Montero Picks Up First Career Win, Mets Beat Rockies 2-0Rafael Montero earned his first major league win, Eric Young Jr. went 3 for 3 with an RBI triple and the suddenly surging New York Mets beat the Colorado Rockies 2-0.
Montero Tagged In Return From Triple-A: 'The Batters Here Are A Little Better'Mets pitcher Rafael Montero has allowed four home runs in 80 minor league innings this season. In the majors, he has yielded eight shots in just 25 innings.
Palladino: Views From Below Much Different For Yankees, MetsThe Yanks still have hope, and thus they're rushing a pitcher back from the DL. The Mets, as usual, think about next year with a prize prospect. It’s like night and day.
Montero Gets Ball As Mets Begin Series Against First-Place NatsThe Nationals won't have to face Mets impressive rookie Jacob deGrom on Tuesday night, but they haven't required any such breaks to win in New York recently.
Palladino: DeGrom Pitching Himself Into Next Season's Stacked RotationMaybe it was a good thing Sandy Alderson didn’t pull the trigger on anything last Thursday. He might have been enticed to give up a young pitcher or two.
Palladino: Tulowitzki Would Energize Citi Field, But Will Mets Go For It?If there was a team in New York that could afford to take a risk, and probably should at least send out a feeler to the Rockies, it is the Mets.