| Mar 16, 2015
| 8:02 AM
PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. (AP) — Mets pitcher Zack Wheeler has a torn elbow ligament, a blow to a team hoping to compete for the playoffs following Matt Harvey's return from Tommy John surgery. If Wheeler needs replacement surgery, he likely would be out...
| Mar 16, 2015
| 1:02 PM
FORT MYERS, Fla. — Mets pitcher Zack Wheeler has a torn elbow ligament, a blow to a team hoping to compete for the playoffs following Matt Harvey's return from Tommy John surgery.
Mets general manager Sandy Alderson said Wheeler has a complete...
| Feb 9, 2015
| 11:33 AM
PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. — New York Mets ace Matt Harvey has arrived at spring training, nearly two weeks ahead of the team's first official workout, and says he's willing to accept whatever innings limits the team chooses as he returns from elbow...
| Jul 17, 2014
| 12:12 PM
As trade talks heat up ahead of baseball's July 31 non-waiver trade deadline, the biggest name available will be a left-handed starting pitcher — and another lefty ace could join him on the market.
With the Tampa Bay Rays tied for last place in...
| Sep 1, 2014
| 1:48 PM
Mets at Marlins
When/where: 7:10 p.m., Marlins Park, Miami.
On the air
TV: Fox Sports Florida. Radio: 940-AM, 1230-AM (West Palm), 710-AM (Spanish)
On the mound
LHP Jonathon Niese (7-10, 3.48) vs. RHP Brad Penny (1-0, 5.40): Niese has lost six of...
| Aug 22, 2014
| 9:58 PM
What to make of Dan Haren?
Smart, effective pitcher who has enough stuff and guile to still be a very effective major-league pitcher? Or a soft-tossing over-the-hill right-hander clinging to a rotation spot?
These days the answer almost depends on...
| Aug 18, 2014
| 10:14 AM
NEW YORK -- Right-hander Bartolo Colon was scratched from his scheduled start for the New York Mets Monday after he flew home to the Dominican Republic to be with his hospitalized mother.
Mets manager Terry Collins said Monday morning that Colon's...
| May 22, 2014
| 10:11 PM
Yasiel Puig made a diving catch in right-center field Thursday that was spectacular even by his standards.
Manager Don Mattingly said no other player would have come close to making that second-inning play at Citi Field, which prevented an extra-base...
| Jul 6, 2014
Last week's ranking in parentheses, statistics are through Friday's games:
OAKLAND: AL's best pitching staff (3.18 ERA) gets a lot better with addition of Samardzija and Hammel. (1)
DETROIT: Victor Martinez has nearly as many home runs (21) as...
| Jun 22, 2014
| 2:47 PM
MIAMI – It wasn’t that long ago when the Marlins were nearly indomitable at home.
Sure. They still have a league-high 25 wins although that’s been recently challenged.
Offensive struggles, at least lately, have been the hallmark of...
| Aug 30, 2012
There's no doubt Charlie Manuel is unhappy with Jimmy Rollins. The Phillies manager pulled his shortstop after the lack of effort he displayed on the bases in the bottom of the sixth inning of their 3-2 win over the Mets......