Mets Acquire Kelly Shoppach From Red Sox For Player To Be NamedCatcher Kelly Shoppach has been acquired by the New York Mets from the Boston Red Sox for a player to be named following a waiver claim.
Coutinho: Mets' Acquisition Of Kelly Shoppach Is A Solid, Understated MoveThis is not the dramatic move that Mets fans had hoped for, but it is a solid, understated pickup. And it's a good start to reshaping the Mets.
Mets Hang On, Defeat Braves 6-5The Mets won by a whisker on Sunday night as they held off a late Braves comeback to win 6-5.
Mets' Byrdak Has Torn Shoulder Capsule, May Need SurgeryThe Mets said surgery is a possibility for the lefty specialist. Tim Byrdak has not pitched since Wednesday, when he complained of shoulder soreness.
Mets' Thole Returns From DL, Johnson DemotedThe Mets made room for catcher Josh Thole by demoting Rob Johnson and placed starter Chris Schwinden on waivers, promoting reliever Elvin Ramirez.
Unexpected Mets Heroes Are Pleasant SurprisesPlenty of no-name Mets are contributing to the Amazins' unexpected rise toward becoming NL East contenders.
Schwei: The Wright NumbersDavid Wright's impressive start this season not only has the Mets third basman atop the majors in batting average but climbing nearer to the top of the club's all-time leaderboards.
Somers' Monologue: It's Good To Be Wright!By the time the eighth inning was over, New York had five more runs, matching the number of times David Wright was on base.
B&C Morning Show: Talking 'Bout Bunting, Not PracticeYes bunting... not practice, no-no... bunting!
Concussion Expected To Sideline Mets' Thole Longer Than 7 DaysThe Mets have put catcher Josh Thole on the seven-day disabled list because of a concussion, but it seems his return may take longer.
Coleman: A Slow Spring Start For MetsThe Mets have talked often about a quick start to the season, a fast getaway to make everyone forget about payroll reductions and lowered expectations for the 2012 season. Well, the start better not mirror the first-half results thus far this spring.