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  •   Back in 1951, my family lived in a 4 story walk up tenement in Sunset Park Brooklyn. My dad was the lone NY Giants fan in the building; hell I think he was the only Giants fan in Sunset Park.  When the Dodgers won an NL Pennant, th... read more...
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  • PORT ST. LUCIE, FL. -- Jon Niese still hopes to be ready for Opening Day. After receiving a  good report on his shoulder via an MRI in New York Thursday, the Mets lefthander was back at training Friday ready to start some rehab and hoping to be back to long toss by Saturday.   “A ... read more...
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  • PORT ST. LUCIE, FL -- Bobby Parnell threw off a mound Friday morning. It was the first time the Mets closer had thrown off a mound since September surgery to repair a herniated disk in his neck and was  about a week ahead of schedule.    “Bobby wanted to get out there,” Terry Collins ... read more...
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  • PORT ST. LUCIE, FL. -- Bobby Parnell is throwing from 120 feet, his maximum, but has not yet thrown off a mound since undergoing surgery to repair a herniated disk in his neck. The Mets closer said that he is about two weeks away from throwing off a mound and therefore about two weeks behind ... read more...
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  • The Mets have cut ties with controversial infielder Jordany Valdespin. While the decision to cut him as the non-tender deadline loomed at midnight on Monday, the outcome was not surprising.   Valdespin joined  pitcher Scott Atchison and shortstop Omar Quintanilla as the first three ... read more...
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  • PORT ST. LUCIE, FL. -- It’s a luxury, one the Mets do not seem to think they can indulge in. National League East rival Atlanta watched two of it’s starters go down this past week and picked up the phone and signed Ervin Santana, the top pitching free agents still available,  in a just a ... read more...
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  • PORT ST. LUCIE, FL -- Eric Young, Jr.  arrived for his first day at the Mets complex this spring wearing a new workout shirt. In appropriate blue-and-orange, it had “Speed Swag,” emblazoned across his chest. The 2013 National League stolen-base champ, Young is flexible about his spot in the ... read more...
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  •   PORT ST. LUCIE, FL. -- While Matt Harvey took the very first step in his throwing rehab Saturday, the issue of where that will continue once the team breaks camp is still up in the air. Harvey hopes to remain a part of the team while he rehabs, expressing his desire to do rehab in New York. ... read more...
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  • Juan Lagares has played a brilliant centerfield and he has been rewarded with a seat on the bench.  Sandy Alderson established 90 wins as the goal for the 2014 season. Although most agree that goal is highly unlikely to be reached,... read more...
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  • JUPITER, FL. -- Jon Niese left his second Grapefruit League start with elbow discomfort Sunday afternoon. The front-runner for Opening Day starter, Nise  threw just 35 pitches before he apparently pulled himself.   The Mets were scrambling as they took the field to get reliever Buddy ... read more...
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  • MLB Network asked stadium announcers across the league to give viewers a first listen to how new players will be introduced this season. This is Citi Field's Alex Anthony introducing Granderson.  Your browser does not support iframes. read more...
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  • PORT ST. LUCIE, FL. -- Daniel Murphy was out of the lineup for the third straight game Thursday with a sore calf. The Mets second baseman will miss at least one more.    “I am not having him ride on a bus to Ft. Myers with a tight calf, so we’ll shoot for Saturday,” Terry Collins said. ... read more...
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  • PORT ST. LUCIE, FL. -- The question of where Wilmer Flores fits remains. The Mets will give the 22-year old a shotthis spring to return to shortstop, his natural position, but beyond that, Terry Collins sees his role as continuing to develop in Triple-A. "I think with what we have on ... read more...
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