2/12/2016 | Mejia provides sad, cautionary tale
Jenrry Mejia's baseball career, which had dazzled scouts and thrilled teammates and smothered opposing hitters, is on hold, perhaps forever. We may never know how great he could have been. That is the sad part.
2/12/2016 | Mets' Mejia handed permanent suspension
Major League Baseball on Friday issued Mets reliever Jenrry Mejia a lifetime suspension after he tested positive a third time for a performance-enhancing substance.
2/12/2016 | Around the Horn: Corner infielders
Port St. Lucie should be a placid place come spring. Unlike in most corners of Florida and Arizona, the Mets have no real position battles at camp. Sure, Juan Lagares and Wilmer Flores will jockey for playing time. Kevin Plawecki will play some first base and a slew of candidates will compete for bullpen work. But most of the roster is set in granite, casting a sense of calm over the proceedings.
2/11/2016 | Mets' newcomers shore up infield, bullpen
This is the second in a seven-part Mets Spring Training preview. Today's installment: The new guys.
2/11/2016 | deGrom willing to talk potential long-term deal
The Mets insist they're willing to talk about long-term deals with their young starting pitchers. And Jacob deGrom, at least, says he's prepared to listen.
2/9/2016 | Familia has special bond with Bastardo
Camaraderie may never have been in short supply last season for the Mets, but it never hurts to have a little more. To that end, one of the team's newest acquisitions, Antonio Bastardo, has baseball roots intersecting with those of closer Jeurys Familia.
2/8/2016 | Mets sign Bernadina to Minor League deal
The Mets signed veteran outfielder Roger Bernadina to a Minor League contract with an invitation to big league Spring Training on Monday.
2/8/2016 | Around the Horn: Outfield
With pitchers and catchers scheduled to report to Port St. Lucie, Fla., by Feb. 17, it's time to dissect the Mets' 2016 roster. This is the third of a six-part Around the Horn series taking a position-by-position look at projected starters and backups heading into the season. Next up: outfielders.
2/8/2016 | Mets to hold open house at Citi Field on Feb. 15
To celebrate their equipment truck departing for Spring Training, the Mets will hold an open house at Citi Field on Feb. 15.
2/7/2016 | Beyonce to perform concert at Citi Field
Beyonce is headed to Citi Field. Just moments after performing in the Super Bowl 50 halftime show, Beyonce announced a new world tour in a television ad spot.
2/5/2016 | Around the Horn: Catcher
With pitchers and catchers scheduled to report to Port St. Lucie, Fla., by Feb. 17, it's time to dissect the Mets' 2016 roster. This is the second of a six-part Around the Horn series taking a position-by-position look at projected starters and backups heading into the season. Next up: Catchers.
2/3/2016 | Mets rotation features rare trio of flame-throwers
The Mets' star-studded pitching staff is no secret, especially after it helped carry the club to a National League East title and a trip to the World Series in 2015.
2/3/2016 | Mets, Familia agree to terms for 2016
The Mets and Jeurys Familia, the club's last arbitration-eligible player, have agreed to contract terms for the upcoming season.
2/3/2016 | July 1 return date set for Wheeler
With Matt Harvey's successful return from Tommy John surgery as their blueprint, the Mets are now eyeing July 1 as a return date for Zack Wheeler.
2/3/2016 | Alderson: Payroll restrictions no longer issue
For years, Mets fans have largely taken a "We'll believe it when we see it" approach to the team raising payroll, while general manager Sandy Alderson has at times been combative regarding the budget. But no longer. With the Mets' recent signing of Yoenis Cespedes pushing their 2016 payroll up over $140 million, the GM was insistent Wednesday that financial bounds will no longer hinder him.
2/3/2016 | Cespedes eager to help Mets finish job in '16
In the week-plus since the Mets agreed to terms with Yoenis Cespedes on a relatively unusual three-year contract, the baseball world has chewed on it and chewed on it, rationalizing the deal a dozen times over. Ask Cespedes, however, and it's all really quite simple.
2/2/2016 | Black tweets thanks to Mets fans, New York
Vic Black is no longer a member of the Mets organization, but the 27-year-old right-hander has fond memories of his time in New York and took to Twitter to thank those that cheered for him during his brief tenure.
2/2/2016 | Backman back as Triple-A Las Vegas skipper
Wally Backman and Frank Viola will return as Triple-A Las Vegas manager and pitching coach, respectively, the Mets and 51s jointly announced Tuesday.
2/1/2016 | Ricco recalls 2006 Trade Deadline scramble
On the eve of the 2006 non-waiver Trade Deadline, Ricco and then-general manager Omar Minaya went to sleep hopeful they could land a frontline starter. Hours later, because of Duaner Sanchez's season-ending injury, they reversed course, scouring the market for relief help instead.
2/1/2016 | Mets sign catcher Gomez to Minors deal
The Mets continued filling out their catching depth on Monday, signing Raywilly Gomez to a Minor League contract with an invitation to big league camp.
2/1/2016 | Around the Horn: Middle infield
With pitchers and catchers scheduled to report to Port St. Lucie, Fla., by Feb. 17, it's time to dissect the Mets' 2016 roster. This is the first of a six-part Around the Horn series taking a position-by-position look at projected starters and backups heading into the season.
2/1/2016 | Torres clears waivers, elects free agency
A roster casualty during the Mets' recent flurry of transactions, reliever Carlos Torres is now a free agent.