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With short 'pen, Diekman wins gutsy battle vs. Judge

12:56 AM EDT

NEW YORK -- It was around the seventh inning Tuesday that Jeff McNeil glanced around the Yankee Stadium visiting dugout and noticed Edwin Díaz lounging in a hoodie and sneakers. McNeil was unaware that Díaz was unavailable after throwing 28 pitches the previous night. When he saw Jake Diekman begin

Mets lose Christian Scott (right UCL sprain) to IL

July 23, 2024

NEW YORK -- Since the day Christian Scott signed his first professional contract, Mets officials have worked -- as they do with all pitchers -- to minimize his risk of an arm injury. The team has limited Scott’s innings. They’ve measured his biomechanical markers. They’ve communicated with him on a

Jackie Bradley Jr. agrees to Minors deal with Mets (source)

July 23, 2024

NEW YORK – Seeking a measure of organizational outfield depth, the Mets on Tuesday agreed to terms on a Minor League deal with former All-Star Jackie Bradley Jr. While the Mets have not officially confirmed the deal, manager Carlos Mendoza acknowledged it and said that Bradley will report to Triple-A

Injuries & Moves: Senga, Reid-Foley, Garrett updates

July 23, 2024


Mets have the prospects to swing Deadline deals

July 23, 2024

The Trade Deadline is one week away – July 30 at 6 p.m. ET, to be exact -- and organizations in the postseason race are looking for the best ways to address their squads' needs. Headlining the flurry of trade candidates are Tigers pitchers Tarik Skubal and Jack Flaherty, White

Sevy trades friendly barbs with Yanks: 'You only have 2 good hitters'

July 20, 2024

It looks like we don’t get to see Luis Severino face his former team in an epic Subway Series revenge showdown -- but that doesn’t mean there aren’t some sparks flying. Severino is in his first season with the Mets, after beginning his career with the Yankees and being a

Mets head to Bronx for Subway Series renewal

July 23, 2024

This story was excerpted from Anthony DiComo’s Mets Beat newsletter. To read the full newsletter, click here. And subscribe to get it regularly in your inbox. NEW YORK – A regular criticism of the Subway Series is the fact that, over the years, it has rarely featured the Yankees and

Yankees, Mets issue statements on passing of Rachel Minaya

July 22, 2024

NEW YORK -- The Yankees observed a moment of silence on Monday in remembrance of Rachel Minaya, the wife of Yankees baseball operations senior advisor Omar Minaya, who passed away on Saturday. She was 55. “My heart goes out to O and his family in this situation,” Yankees manager Aaron

Lindor's 2 HRs help Mets' offense come alive

July 23, 2024

MIAMI -- After three quiet days at the plate, the Mets are headed back to New York with a bang, in large part thanks to their leadoff hitter. Francisco Lindor opened the four-game set Friday with his fourth consecutive game with two walks. He finished the series Monday -- in

Scott serves up homer to Jazz in 'teaching moment'

July 21, 2024

MIAMI -- You’ve heard of trouble with the curve. For Florida native Christian Scott, it’s trouble with the long ball that’s plagued him in his first big league season. Making his ninth start of the year and seeking some better memories at loanDepot park -- where he made his third

Severino delivers after Mendoza sticks with him

Left in for one more batter, hurler comes through to seal scoreless outing
July 20, 2024

MIAMI -- When Mets manager Carlos Mendoza walked out to the mound with two outs in the bottom of the sixth inning on Saturday afternoon, it would be fair to say most people at loanDepot park thought that Mendoza was going to go to the bullpen. But not Luis Severino.

Good news for Marte in recovery from right knee injury

July 20, 2024

MIAMI -- Starling Marte feels “close” to returning to play, the outfielder told reporters on Saturday prior to the Mets’ game against the Marlins. On Friday, Marte began baseball activities for the first time since he was sidelined with a right knee bone bruise in late June. So far, Marte’s

Each team's prospect to watch in second half of season

July 20, 2024

With the 2024 MLB Draft in the rear-view mirror, it’s a convenient time to look at the scope of prospects across MLB’s organizations. Who should we be looking out for in the months to come? Here’s a look at one prospect to watch for each club during the rest of

McNeil blasts two homers (and robs one) to bolster Mets' lineup

July 20, 2024

MIAMI -- Prior to the Mets’ series opener against the Marlins on Friday night, there was some big news: Starling Marte, who has been out for almost a month with a right knee bone bruise, had begun baseball activities. In another time, the Mets would be anxiously awaiting Marte’s return

Mets set for postseason push in second half

July 19, 2024

This story was excerpted from Anthony DiComo’s Mets Beat newsletter. To read the full newsletter, click here. And subscribe to get it regularly in your inbox. NEW YORK -- Obvious Dickensian references aside, the first half of the Mets’ season truly was split in the middle. There was April and

Subway Series? For Yanks & Mets, more like a roller coaster

July 20, 2024

The Mets and Yankees play two more games against each other on Tuesday and Wednesday, this time at Yankee Stadium. The Mets dominated the teams’ first two Subway Series games at Citi Field last month, scoring a total of 21 runs. But none of that should really have surprised anybody

Which teams will be buyers and sellers at the Trade Deadline?

July 20, 2024

The difference between a team buying or selling at the Trade Deadline can be a matter of just a few games in the standings. A winning streak or a losing streak in the week before the Deadline can be all it takes to push a team in one direction or

High-A Brooklyn all in on ALS Awareness Night

July 19, 2024

More than 85 years have passed since Lou Gehrig issued his famous farewell speech to baseball. Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, or ALS and perhaps more commonly known as Lou Gehrig’s disease, continues to mystify medical experts. The Mayo Clinic defines it as “a nervous system disease that affects nerve cells in

These players will be key for their teams in the second half

July 17, 2024

The 2024 All-Star Game is behind us and the second half of the season looms. While much of the attention in the coming weeks will be about players on the move at the Trade Deadline, there are plenty of key players who will stay put and will have an outsized

6 former prospects who are breaking out

July 20, 2024

Not every prospect can be like Pirates phenom Paul Skenes, who went from No. 1 overall Draft pick to the National League’s starting pitcher in the All-Star Game in roughly a year’s time. For many prospects, it takes much longer to find their footing in the Majors. But just because

'Big Mets fan' Nick Roselli drafted by ... the Mets!

July 16, 2024

NEW YORK -- In the 11th round of this year’s Draft, the Mets took one of their own. Hailing from about 20 miles east of Citi Field in Levittown, N.Y., Nick Roselli played his high school ball at Division Avenue, before heading upstate for college at Binghamton University. There, he