Eduardo Escobar, Mets walk off Marlins to take NL East lead

Eduardo Escobar, Mets walk off Marlins to take NL East lead

The slumber party ended and the pep rally began, sending the Mets to Atlanta with a wisp of momentum, and more importantly, a lead in the NL East. Embarrassment and regret avoided. On the verge of getting swept in two games by the lowly Marlins, the Mets rallied late. And in the 10th inning, Eduardo … Read more

Steve Cohen receives hero treatment on Mets Old Timers’ Day

Steve Cohen receives hero treatment on Mets Old Timers' Day

The former players applauded and shook his hand as he joined them for a group photo on Old Timers’ Day. The crowd behind the third-base dugout roared and later sang, “Thank you, Steve,” on different occasions. Steve Cohen was treated like a hero, as the Mets welcomed back some of their best players in franchise … Read more

Yankees hang on to sweep Mets with tense Subway Series win

Yankees hang on to sweep Mets with tense Subway Series win

Maybe the Yankees have stopped the bleeding—and they have the Mets, in part, to thank. The Yankees swept the Mets in The Bronx, winning their third straight overall with a 4-2 victory on Tuesday in front of another sellout crowd of 49,217. And it came with plenty of tension, as Wandy Peralta got Francisco Lindor … Read more

Mets’ Mark Canha deliers epic bat flip after HR vs. Phillies

Mets' Mark Canha deliers epic bat flip after HR vs.  Phillies

New York Mets’ Mark Canha showed Phillies fans what a bat flip looks like on Sunday. In the ninth inning of a high-scoring game against Philadelphia, Canha swatted a two-run, game-winner homer over the left-field fence at Citizen Bank Park and added some extra pizazz with a bat flip. The dinger was Canha’s second of … Read more

Mark Canha homers twice late as Mets rally to beat Phillies

Mark Canha homers twice late as Mets rally to beat Phillies

PHILADELPHIA — The rain washed away the slop, and a game to forget became a game to remember. The Mets entered a 46-minute rain delay in the bottom of the sixth inning in a three-run hole and stormed back with clearer skies — and Mark Canha thunder — to steal a 10-9 victory and a … Read more

Mets’ Francisco Lindor may end up being worth $341 million

Mets' Francisco Lindor may end up being worth $341 million

Francisco Lindor slid a bag over his shoulder, fist-bumped a few young boys eating pizza in the clubhouse, then headed for the Citi Field door and a desperately needed day off after playing his 111th game out of a possible 112 this season. The Mets shortstop stopped for a minute when a reporter asked how … Read more

Met piling up wins by playing old-school gritty baseball

Met piling up wins by playing old-school gritty baseball

You’re telling me that Buck Showalter couldn’t get back into a major league dugout for three years because teams’ owners and new-age front office personnel thought the old school manager would demand too much authority? Oh, my goodness graceful. The culture shift in Queens has been as dramatic as the turnaround in the Mets’ record … Read more

Mets’ new additions erupt for three homers in win over Braves

Mets' new additions erupt for three homers in win over Braves

The Mets are whole, playing their best baseball of the season and establishing their promise against a team with postseason bona fides. They entered a five-game set against the Braves in first place in the NL East, and the Mets will finish the series in the same spot after riding four home runs to a … Read more

Mets look focused on Cubs’ Willson Contreras at trade deadline

Mets look focused on Cubs' Willson Contreras at trade deadline

WASHINGTON — Christian Vazquez’s respectable offensive skills, in addition to his ability behind the plate, appealed to the Mets as they search for a possible upgrade at catcher. But Vazquez’s trade from Boston to Houston on Monday for two prospects may have signaled the Mets are more interested in Willson Contreras. The Mets have spoken … Read more