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MLB Winter Meetings Preview: NY Mets

By Mike Lalor, Contributing Writer Major League Baseball will hold its 114th annual Winter Meetings from December 6th through the 10th in Nashville, Tennessee.  For baseball fans around the world and those within the industry, the annual Winter Meetings are an exciting time where many teams shape their rosters for the coming season through trades and free agent signings.  In ... Read More »

My Mets Story by Gregory Nichols

By Gregory Nichols, lifelong Mets fan and creator of the “Disgruntled Mets Fan” page on Facebook My earliest memory of the Mets is my family celebrating the World Series win in 1986. I don’t remember anything about the game. I just remember my family celebrating, dancing and my older brother printing out “World Champions” on his DOT matrix printer. Ironically, at ... Read More »

Mets 3B Wright has spinal stenosis

Pittsburgh, PA (SportsNetwork.com) – New York Mets third baseman David Wright has been diagnosed with spinal stenosis and will be out at least another week. The Mets do not believe Wright’s condition is degenerative, although assistant general manager John Ricco said Saturday it has lasted longer than expected. “The doctors aren’t that worried about it,” Ricco said, according to MLB.com. ... Read More »

Mets’ Wright progressing from shoulder injury

Flushing, NY (SportsNetwork.com) – New York Mets third baseman David Wright is progressing from a shoulder injury that cost him most of the last month of the 2014 season. Wright was shut down in early September with left shoulder inflammation. He was later diagnosed with a rotator cuff contusion and the Mets said Friday an exam this week has shown ... Read More »

Recker, Mets take series from Phillies

(Sunday, August 31) Final Score: New York 6, Philadelphia 5 Flushing, NY (SportsNetwork.com) – Anthony Recker delivered a key three-run homer and the New York Mets held off the Philadelphia Phillies, 6-5, in the rubber match of a three-game set on Sunday. Wilmer Flores collected three hits while David Wright, Matt den Dekker and Dilson Herrera each had an RBI ... Read More »

Phils take down Mets

(Saturday, August 30) Final Score: Philadelphia 7, New York 2 Flushing, NY (SportsNetwork.com) – Ryan Howard drove in three runs and the Philadelphia Phillies grabbed a 7-2 win over the New York Mets in the second game of a three-game series. Jimmy Rollins score twice, while Cody Asche was 3-for-4 with an RBI for the Phillies, who have won five ... Read More »

10-Man Cosmos come back to tie Minnesota United

New York was held to a 1-1 draw by Minnesota United on a rainy Saturday evening at Shuart Stadium. Hempstead, NY (NYCosmos.com) – Down to 10 men for the majority of the match, the New York Cosmos drew with Minnesota United FC 1-1 on Saturday, Aug. 23 at James M. Shuart Stadium in Hempstead, NY. The visitors found themselves up ... Read More »

Gonzalez powers Dodgers past Mets

(Saturday, August 23) Final Score: Los Angeles 7, New York 4 Los Angeles, CA (SportsNetwork.com) – Adrian Gonzalez hit a three-run homer and drove in five runs as the Los Angeles Dodgers defeated the New York Mets, 7-4, in the middle test of a three-game set on Saturday. Scott Van Slyke and Erisbel Arruebarrena each brought in a run for ... Read More »

Yankees honor Torre, then beat White Sox

(Saturday, August 23) Final Score: New York 5, Chicago 3 Bronx, NY (SportsNetwork.com) – The New York Yankees retired the uniform number of former manager Joe Torre, then went on to beat the Chicago White Sox, 5-3, on Saturday. The Yankees held a special pregame ceremony to honor Torre, who was inducted into the Hall of Fame this summer. Including ... Read More »