METS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Rapid Reaction: Sunday Struggles Continue As Mets Fall To A’s 3-2

This afternoon, the New York Mets (45-51) were beat by the Oakland Athletics (44-54) by a score of 3-2. Pitching: Rafael Montero started for New York and turned in a solid performance, going seven innings allowing three runs. However, Montero was done in by the long ball as the A’s launched three solo home runs by Khris Davis, Marcus Semien and Matt Chapman. Regardless, he has...
Via Mets Merized Online
1 hour ago

If this is many Mets’ last home game, it’s tough way to go out

The Mets just can’t help but make an easy spare look like a 7-10 split. For the sixth time this season, the Mets won the first two games of a home series, and for the sixth time this season, the Mets failed to complete the sweep, dropping a 3-2 decision Sunday to the last-place A’s...
Via New York Post
1 hour ago

Conforto crushes, but Mets drop finale to A's

This time, there would be no comeback for the Mets, as the A's held them off for a 3-2 victory Sunday afternoon at Citi Field to foil the New York's attempt at a sweep.
Via Mets.com
1 hour ago

Mets' top prospect Amed Rosario hospitalized with stomach issue, report says

New York Mets' top prospect Amed Rosario has missed the last five games with Triple-A Las Vegas. A stomach issue has landed Mets' top prospect Amed Rosario in a Memphis hospital, the Las Vegas Review-Journal reports. Rosario, whom the Mets fanbase has been clamoring the team to call up for months, has missed the past five games for Triple-A Las...
Via NJ.com
4 hours ago

Amed Rosario hospitalized with stomach issue

Amed Rosario reported to the hospital before he reported to the Mets. The top prospect had missed five straight Triple-A Las Vegas games and was scheduled to miss a sixth Sunday after being hospitalized the previous night in Memphis with a stomach condition, according to the Review-Journal. “They took him to the ER just to...
Via New York Post
4 hours ago

How are Terry Collins, Mets handling MLB trade deadline?

The Mets' roster could look very different by the time they return to Queens in nine days. NEW YORK - When the Mets take the field against the Oakland A's on Sunday afternoon, it will be their final game at Citi Field before the July 31 trade deadline. And considering the Mets currently sit third in the National League East and 10 games out...
Via NJ.com
6 hours ago

Mets playing their best baseball of 2017 as trade deadline looms

The Mets have a half a dozen guys on the disabled list, the pitching is in shambles, the infield defense is terrible and the general manager has all but admitted that half the team is available in trades. Meanwhile, the team is playing its best baseball of the season. In their last 23 games, the Mets are 14-9, including 6-3 since the All-Star break. Sandy Alderson is seemingly...
Via Mets360.com
8 hours ago

The Solution Is Simple: Retain Jay Bruce

As the trade deadline approaches and the Mets continue to play around .470 baseball, it has become clear that it isn’t in the cards for New York this year. The good news is, the Mets have tradable assets that should net some decent returns, including bullpen arms Jerry Blevins, Addison Reed,  infielder Astrubal Cabrera and of course, Jay Bruce who is putting up monster numbers...
Via Mets Merized Online
8 hours ago

Noah Syndergaard Devising New Training Method

When Mets ace Noah Syndergaard reported to spring training, he looked much bigger than he had looked in his previous two years with the team. With his new muscular physique many were concerned Syndergaard would suffer an injury during the 2017 season. Syndergaard shrugged off the critics, and when he was lights out to begin the season, fans began to shrug it off as well. Then disaster...
Via Mets Merized Online
9 hours ago

10 takeaways from the Mets wins over Oakland

One-stop shop to catch you up with all the Mets action from Friday and Saturday.
Via NJ.com
11 hours ago

Wilmer Flores’ blast a reminder of his iconic Mets moment

The last time — the only other time — Wilmer Flores had clubbed a walk-off home run came on that unforgettable July 30 night two years ago against the Nationals in the wake of his tearful near-trade to the Brewers. This time, when he hit one into the first row of the lower left-field stands...
Via New York Post
16 hours ago

WATCH: Cadillac Post Game Extra: Mets defeat A's -07/22/17-; 6-5

Gary Cohen and Keith Hernandez break down the Mets’ 6-5 win over the Oakland Athletics.
Via SNY
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: Dodgers interested in Mets RP Addison Reed

Despite proving themselves to be the best team in the National League, the Los Angeles Dodgers are always looking for upgrades. The team has been linked primarily to starting pitchers leading up to the July 31st trade deadline.But Los Angeles is now reportedly looking into the viability of landing New York Mets closer Addison Reed. Reed, 28, is set to become a free agent following...
Via Sportsnaut
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Yoenis Cespedes says he wants to finish career with the A's

The Oakland Athletics are in Queens taking on the New York Mets. If Yoenis Cespedes gets his way, it will not be the last reunion with his former team.In an interview with Susan Slusser of the San Francisco Chronicle, Cespedes said that he wants to finish his career with the A’s.“I wish that happens,” he said, per Slusser, referencing a conversation with another former Oakland...
Via Sportsnaut
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Tim Tebow explains his vast improvement as a baseball player

In a way, Tim Tebow’s evolution as a baseball player is hard to explain. Who gets better as the competition improves? But to hear Tebow explain it, it makes sense.“I think I’m more comfortable seeing more pitches,” Tebow said, via Jon Santucci, TCPalm. “Playing baseball for longer, I think that helps. Also (hitting coach) Luis (Natera) and (manager) Chad (Kreuter), getting...
Via Sportsnaut
2 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: What can the New York Mets get in a trade for Addison Reed?

On SNY's Daily News Live, the panel discusses what they think the New York Mets can get back in a deal if they decide to move relief pitcher Addison Reed before the MLB trade deadline.
Via SNY
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Indians interested in acquiring Jay Bruce?

After acquiring Andrew Miller at last year’s trade deadline, the Cleveland Indians may be making a similar splash again this year.According to Jon Heyman of FanRag Sports on Thursday, some believe the Indians could become interested in New York Mets outfielder Jay Bruce.The 30-year-old Bruce has had a strong 2017, hitting .266/.332/.529 with 24 home runs and 63 RBIs in 87 games...
Via Larry Brown Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Syndergaard's Thor bobblehead features awkward Mjölnir

The New York Mets on Saturday will hold Noah Syndergaard as Thor Bobblehead Night at Citi Field. The first 15,000 fans through the gates will receive the aforementioned bobblehead in a promotion fittingly sponsored by Marvel. Given the injured Mets ace’s uses the Norse god’s name as his moniker (here and here), it makes perfect sense to depict on-the-mend pitcher as Thor.It also...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Yoenis Cespedes dyes his hair blue

The New York Mets are struggling, so Yoenis Cespedes is trying a bold new look to change their fortunes. The Mets’ official Twitter shared a photo of the star outfielder, whose hair is now a distinctly Mets-like shade of blue. Cespedes does enjoy making a statement. It would probably work better if he had longer hair, but you take what you can get. This is, perhaps, an attempt...
Via Larry Brown Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Keith Hernandez left the SNY booth to buy a pretzel in the middle of another Mets loss

The New York Mets are 41-50 this season, and they’re bad in the worst possible way: with and old, uninspired, injured and underperforming roster that has fans feeling silly for believing before the season that their team could contend for the playoffs.So with that in mind, it’s hard to blame the team’s broadcasters from feeling like they’d rather be somewhere else. During...
Via Awful Announcing
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Terry Collins, Jacob deGrom downplay Mets trade rumors

The New York Mets (41-50, 15 games out in the NL East) very well could be sellers leading up to the July 31 MLB trade deadline. But even if that’s the case, Mets skipper Terry Collins is attempting to keep the clubhouse together by pointing out that until a deal is made, every player on the roster should be committed to the organization, saying, “You’re a New York Met until...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Carrasco looks to steady himself; deGrom looks to keep rolling

This Wednesday baseball slate is a pretty sturdy one, with three aces in isolation and a pair of pretty interesting secondary matchups as well. Check ’em out! Aces in Isolation RHP Carlos Carrasco (CLE) versus San Francisco RHP Matt CainCarrasco’s up-and-down stretch continued last time out, as he lasted 6.1 innings in a loss to the A’s. Carrasco fanned 10 batters, walked just...
Via The Sports Post
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Chris Christie booed after catching foul ball at Mets game (Video)

Chris Christie’s trip to Citi Field on Wednesday included a cascade of boos after he was shown on around the stadium. During the third inning of the Mets’ game against the Cardinals, St. Louis shortstop Paul DeJong fouled a pitch from Rafael Montero towards third base that ended up in the stands. As coincidence would have it, the ball ended up in the hands of the New Jersey governor...
Via Larry Brown Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Christie mercilessly booed after catching foul ball at Mets game

Governor of New Jersey Chris Christie is one of the least popular governors of all time. His approval rating is so low that, as Five Thirty Eight put it, “Chris Christie is still more popular than governors who were literally criminals, but nearly no one else.”Christie is in such “screw it” mode that he closed a beach to the public and hung out there with his family, then...
Via The Comeback
4 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Mets manager Terry Collins talks about Amed Rosario

New York Mets manager Terry Collins talks to SNY's Steve Gelbs about how he evaluates young talent like shortstop prospect Amed Rosario.
Via SNY
5 days ago  |  Discuss
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