5/5/2016 | Edgin still has hurdles to clear before return
Though Mets reliever Josh Edgin is nearing the end of his Minor League rehab stint, significant obstacles stand between him and a big league return.
5/5/2016 | Strikeout artists Thor, Pomeranz to face off
Two of baseball's top strikeout artists will face a collection of the league's most strikeout-prone hitters when the Mets and Padres meet again Friday, for the second installment of their four-game series at Petco Park. Expect some breezes when Mets right-hander Noah Syndergaard clashes with lefty Drew Pomeranz.
5/4/2016 | Could Duda be heating up after 2-HR game?
That Lucas Duda shows power to all fields, as he did so twice Wednesday, homering both to right-center field and to left-center, serves as an indicator to his manager that he's starting to catch fire.
5/4/2016 | Matz cruising with help of large run support
Perhaps it is little coincidence that even now, even after moving to 4-0 with a 0.67 ERA in his last four starts following Wednesday's 8-0 Mets win against the Braves, Steven Matz says the best he's felt this season was actually an April 17 start in Cleveland.
5/4/2016 | deGrom, Mets open 11-game trip in San Diego
At least from a logistical standpoint, one of the more rugged stretches of the Mets' season begins Thursday, as they travel to San Diego for the first segment of a three-city, 11-day road trip. Jacob deGrom starts for New York in the opener of a four-game series, while Colin Rea gets the call for the Padres.
5/4/2016 | Masterful Matz, 4 HRs propel Mets past Braves
Less than a day after the Mets mustered one hit in a loss to the Braves, they bludgeoned four home runs to back Steven Matz in an 8-0 victory at Citi Field, winning their sixth consecutive series. Lucas Duda's pair of homers highlighted the scoring off Braves starter Jhoulys Chacin, who also served up two-run shots to Rene Rivera and Asdrubal Cabrera in 4 2/3 innings.
5/4/2016 | Pipeline preview: Mets slugger Smith, Giants RHP Bickford in action
Mets top prospect Dominic Smith headlines Wednesday's action, which also includes Giants No. 3 prospect Phil Bickford on the mound and a pitchers' duel between the Blue Jays' Conner Greene and the Brewers' Kodi Medeiros.
5/4/2016 | Moncada, Benintendi among top prospect performers Tuesday
After they were rained out to begin the week, Class A Advanced Salem continued their winning ways Tuesday with a doubleheader road sweep of Carolina as Yoan Moncada and Andrew Benintendi paced Salem's offense.
5/3/2016 | Harvey still looking for answers after loss
The ballpark may have been different, the deficit smaller, the team on the other side not quite so formidable, but on the one-month anniversary of Matt Harvey's Opening Night start against the Royals, it was difficult not to notice that little has changed. Harvey is still struggling to retire batters in the middle innings, struggling to win games, struggling to rediscover his dominant form of old.
5/3/2016 | Lights-out Matz tabbed for finale vs. Braves
When the Braves completed a three-game sweep of the Mets on June 21, 2015, New York manager Terry Collins was feeling some heat and Atlanta manager Fredi Gonzalez was being lauded for the fact that his team was overachieving in the midst of a massive rebuild.
5/3/2016 | Wisler takes no-no into 5th as Braves top Mets
As it turns out, all the Braves needed to silence the Mets' homer-happy offense was a heavy dose of Matt Wisler. Backed by Mallex Smith's first career homer, Wisler held the Mets hitless into the fifth inning Tuesday, and scoreless through eight in a 3-0 win at Citi Field.
5/3/2016 | deGrom receives award for errorless '15 season
In the midst of a questionable defensive start to the season for the Mets, pitcher Jacob deGrom on Tuesday received his 2015 Wilson Defensive Pitcher of the Year award before the Mets' game against the Braves.
5/3/2016 | Grandy, Campbell share joy of learning with kids
As they do every year around this time, the Mets sent emissaries into the local community Tuesday in a concerted effort to promote literacy at its infancy. For sixteen years, Mets players have shown elementary students the importance of reading by dictating classic stories and answering questions as part of their Reading Rally program.
5/3/2016 | d'Arnaud may not hit return date from DL
A week after landing on the 15-day disabled list with a strained right rotator cuff, Mets catcher Travis d'Arnaud still has not advanced to any sort of physical activity. The Mets have no timetable on when d'Arnaud, who is resting and receiving treatment at the team's Spring Training complex in Port St. Lucie, Fla., might be able to begin throwing.