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New York Mets
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Someone Celebrated His
Baseball Win a Little Too Hard
Mar 16, 2023 10:23 AM CDT
Someone Celebrated His Baseball Win a Little Too Hard
Mets closer Edwin Diaz may be out for season after hurting knee in World Baseball Classic celebration
- New York Mets closer Edwin Diaz suffered a possibly season-ending injury Wednesday at a World Baseball Classic game, but it wasn't during the game itself. The
Wall Street Journal
reports that Diaz, 28, finished off the ninth inning during the international tournament in Miami for Puerto Rico's 5-2...
Days After Giants
Dec 25, 2022 10:32 AM CST
Days After Giants Ditch Superstar's Deal, Another Team Balks
Now the Mets are hesitating at signing Carlos Correa, apparently over his ankle
- The New York Mets and the agent for baseball star Carlos Correa are having discussions over the infielder’s physical—days after similar concerns from the San Francisco Giants led to the surprise collapse of their agreement with the shortstop, per the AP . The Mets have not yet finalized a...
'Bizarre' Moment in
MLB Playoff Game
Leads to Cries of 'Cheater!'
IN CASE YOU MISSED IT
Oct 15, 2022 6:30 AM CDT
'Bizarre' Moment in MLB Playoff Game Leads to Cries of 'Cheater!'
San Diego Padres pitcher gets his ears checked at Mets manager's request
- With a magnificent performance on a memorable night in Padres history, Joe Musgrove brought this one home for San Diego and really stuck it to the New York Mets. The big right-hander brushed off chants of “Cheater!” after a bizarre spot check by umpires on the mound, pitching...
Keep Quiet if You
Jul 7, 2022 7:10 PM CDT
Ballplayer's COVID Lesson: Keep Quiet if You Have Symptoms
Mets pitcher went on the list after a positive test but insists, 'I was never sick'
- New York Mets pitcher Chris Bassitt said Thursday that he "probably won't" inform team and Major League Baseball officials if he feels COVID-19 symptoms in the future. MLB should “just stop testing,” he said, the AP reports. Bassitt was placed on the COVID-19 list on July...
Mets Fan Makes Truly Wild
Jun 1, 2022 1:20 PM CDT
Mets Fan Makes Truly Wild One-Handed Catch
Alan Alcantara had his toddler in his other hand
- To catch a home-run ball barehanded is impressive enough, but try holding a small child at the same time. A New York Mets fan managed that feat, leading Fox Sports to dub it the "catch of the year, no question about it." Queens resident Alan Alcantara was in...
Mets Player Has a Funny Way
of Celebrating 444-Foot Homer
Aug 30, 2021 7:05 PM CDT
Mets Player Has a Funny Way of Celebrating 444-Foot Homer
Javier Baez wants fans to know their booing hurts his feelings
- The Mets decided to teach their fans a lesson. Apparently it’s a lesson about teamwork, but the logic is a little confusing. Mets fans aren’t thrilled with how their team did this season. They’re not the worst team ever—they won the National League pennant just six...
to the Face
May 18, 2021 5:26 PM CDT
Hitter Takes 94mph Pitch to the Face
Kevin Pillar suffered nasal fractures but says he's fine
- A New York Mets outfielder has assured everyone that he's OK after taking a fastball to the face in a game Monday night. Kevin Pillar was left with multiple nasal fractures, however, and plans to meet with a specialist, CNN reports. The scare took place in Atlanta, where he...
COVID Quickly Has
Impact on Opening Day
Apr 1, 2021 12:45 PM CDT
COVID Quickly Has Impact on Opening Day
Nationals-Mets game is postponed after a player tests positive
- It didn't take long for COVID to make its presence felt on baseball's opening day. Thursday night's game between the Washington Nationals and New York Mets has been postponed because of the coronavirus, reports the
New York Post
. The league made the call after an unnamed Nationals...
New York Mets Fire
GM in Sexting Scandal
Jan 19, 2021 7:47 AM CST
New York Mets Fire GM in Sexting Scandal
Jared Porter sent explicit images to female journalist
- The New York Mets fired their new general manager on Tuesday after he acknowledged sending explicit images via text to a female reporter in 2016, reports the
New York Post
. Jared Porter, who was hired during the offseason, got the boot after the story surfaced at ESPN on Monday night....
Player of All Time'
Dead at 75
Sep 3, 2020 12:02 AM CDT
'Greatest Mets Player of All Time' Dead at 75
Tom Seaver died Monday in California
- Tom Seaver, the Hall of Fame pitcher who steered a stunning transformation from lovable losers to Miracle Mets in 1969, has died, the AP reports. He was 75. The Hall said Wednesday night that Seaver died Monday from complications of Lewy body dementia and COVID-19. Seaver spent his final years...
Why the Mets
Pay a 57-Year-Old
$1.2M Every July 1
Jul 1, 2020 11:29 AM CDT
Why the Mets Pay a 57-Year-Old $1.2M Every July 1
Bobby Bonilla will get that each year through 2035
- It's a pretty safe bet that July 1 is Bobby Bonilla's favorite day of the year. That's because it's the day on which the New York Mets pay him $1,193,248.20. Bonilla, 57, hasn't picked up a bat since 2001, when he last...
A-Rod and J-Lo
May Bid on the Mets
Apr 21, 2020 12:01 AM CDT
A-Rod and J-Lo May Bid on the Mets
Sources say celebrity couple is considering a bid on the baseball team
- Alex Rodriguez and Jennifer Lopez are going to try to bid on the New York Mets, sources tell
New York Post
. The engaged couple is reportedly working with JPMorgan Chase to raise capital for the possible bid, though no one has officially confirmed the news. The family...
Nearly Had It
Oh Dear Lord
Feb 29, 2020 1:00 PM CST
Tim Tebow Nearly Had It —and Then, Oh Dear Lord
The New York Mets farm player takes a tumble
- Tim Tebow was ready to catch the last out in a spring-training game Friday when things went a little awry—or, as TMZ puts it, "NOOOOOOOOOOO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!" The New York Mets farm player (and former Heisman Trophy winner) was looking up and running across left field in the top...
Jan 16, 2020 3:33 PM CST
Cheating Scandal Costs Carlos Beltran Managing Job
Former All-Star had just been hired by the Mets
- Carlos Beltran, who was named in baseball's report as an initiator of the Houston Astros' scheme to steal signs from other teams, has lost his job as manager of the New York Mets—before ever managing a game. The Mets and Beltran "agreed to mutually part ways,"...
'See You Tomorrow, Mickey.'
Then a Post-Game Scrum
Jun 24, 2019 7:32 AM CDT
'See You Tomorrow, Mickey.' Then a Post-Game Scrum
Mets manager, pitcher have run-in with reporter, who says he meant no offense by the comment
- The most talked-about baseball moment from Sunday came not on the field but after the post-game news conference at Wrigley Field. Mets manager Mickey Callaway cursed at
reporter Tim Healey and ordered him thrown out, and pitcher Jason Vargas had to be physically restrained from going after the reporter,...
Weep No More, Mets Fans:
You Can Get Free Therapy
Aug 5, 2018 9:10 AM CDT
Weep No More, Mets Fans: You Can Get Free Therapy
Amid a miserable season, UMA Health is offering some couch time for Flushing faithful
- The New York Mets are having a seasons that the AP describes as "ravaged by injury and boneheaded play," and now fans struggling with their team's lousy season have somewhere to cry besides sports talk radio. An online mental health marketplace is giving free, confidential therapy sessions...
Beloved Baseball Icon
Dies on Opening Day
Mar 29, 2018 10:55 AM CDT
Beloved Baseball Icon Dies on Opening Day
Rusty Staub starred on the field, raised money for families of 9/11 first responders
- Rusty Staub, the orange-haired outfielder who became a huge hit with baseball fans in two countries during an All-Star career that spanned 23 major league seasons, died Thursday at age 73. He died after an illness in a hospital in West Palm Beach, Fla., hours before the start of the...
Says He Used
to Have Sex
Dec 21, 2017 4:00 PM CST
Darryl Strawberry Says He Used to Have Sex Between Innings
'It was a pretty crazy lifestyle'
- “Yeah, it was pretty crazy,” the
New York Post
quotes Darryl Strawberry as telling Dr. Oz on Thursday. “It was a pretty crazy lifestyle.” No kidding. While discussing his sex addiction, the former baseball player says he used to have sex with women in the...
Man Honors Childhood Friend
... by Flushing His Ashes
May 3, 2017 2:21 AM CDT
Man Honors Childhood Friend ... by Flushing His Ashes
Tom McDonald has flushed Roy Riegel's ashes at 16 MLB ballparks
- "I went to the bathroom, and I was like, I know what to do," Tom McDonald tells the
New York Daily News
. Roy Riegel, McDonald's childhood friend and fellow New York Mets superfan, died in 2008 at the age of 48. McDonald kept Riegel's ashes in...
in 1st Pro At-Bat
Sep 28, 2016 2:03 PM CDT
Tebow Legend Now Includes Mashed Tater in 1st Pro At-Bat
He didn't Tebow on home plate, though
- The legend of Tim Tebow got another chapter Wednesday when he hit a home run (video here ) in his first at-bat as a member of the New York Mets organization, Deadspin reports. Even more impressive, it was on the first pitch the former NFL quarterback saw as a professional...
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