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Mets name Brian Schneider quality control coach

February 7, 2020

FLUSHING, N.Y., February 7, 2020 – The New York Mets announced today that the club has named Brian Schneider to the role of quality control coach. Schneider will serve on the club’s major league field staff as a conduit between the front office, coaching staff and players on issues including

Statement from Sterling Partners

February 6, 2020

The transaction between Sterling and Steve Cohen was a highly complicated one. Despite the efforts of the parties over the past several months, it became apparent that the transaction as contemplated would have been too difficult to execute. Sterling intends now to pursue a new transaction and has engaged Allen

Mets sign Matt Adams to a Minor League deal

January 31, 2020

FLUSHING, N.Y., January 31, 2020 – The New York Mets today announced that the club has signed first baseman Matt Adams to a minor league contract and invited him to major league Spring Training. Adams, 31, leads all active major leaguers with 11 pinch-hit homers and 49 pinch-hit RBI. His

Mets sign three players to Minor League contracts

January 28, 2020

FLUSHING, N.Y., January 28, 2019 – The New York Mets announced today that the club has signed All-Star infielder Eduardo Núñez, catcher René Rivera and right-handed pitcher Erasmo Ramírez to minor league contracts and invited all three to major league spring training. Núñez, 32, is a 10-year major league veteran

Jon Matlack, Ron Darling and Edgardo Alfonzo to be inducted into the Mets Hall of Fame this summer

Al Jackson to receive the Mets HOF Achievement Award
January 28, 2020

FLUSHING, N.Y., January 28, 2020 – The New York Mets today announced that LHP Jon Matlack, RHP Ron Darling and infielder Edgardo Alfonzo will be inducted into the Mets Hall of Fame on Sunday, May 17 prior to the 1:10 p.m. game vs. the Pirates at Citi Field. The three

Mets name Luis Rojas manager

January 23, 2020

FLUSHING, N.Y., January 23, 2020 – The New York Mets today announced that they have named Luis Rojas the 23rd manager in team history, agreeing to terms on a multi-year contract. “Luis has grown up with baseball in his blood, as his family is part of baseball royalty,” said Mets

Mets and Carlos Beltrán mutually part ways

January 16, 2020

FLUSHING, N.Y., January 16, 2020 – Below is a statement from Mets COO Jeff Wilpon and Mets Executive Vice President & General Manager Brodie Van Wagenen: “We met with Carlos last night and again this morning and agreed to mutually part ways. This was not an easy decision. Considering the

Mets honor Mike Piazza with Spring Training address change

January 16, 2020

FLUSHING, N.Y., January 16, 2020 – Moments ago, the New York Mets, the City of Port St. Lucie and St. Lucie County honored Hall of Famer Mike Piazza by renaming the street formerly known as NW Stadium Dr. to Piazza Drive and changing the official address of the Mets Spring

Mets Spring Training home to be named Clover Park

January 13, 2020

FLUSHING, N.Y., January 13, 2020 - The spring training home of the New York Mets and regular-season home of the St. Lucie Mets, New York’s Advanced-A minor league affiliate, will have a new name next season. The venue, formerly known as First Data Field, will be called Clover Park beginning

Mets announce Spring Training invites

January 9, 2020

FLUSHING, N.Y., January 9, 2020 – The New York Mets today announced that the club has invited the following players to major league spring training as non-roster invitees: Left-handed pitcher David Peterson, 24, was the Mets’ first-round selection (20th overall) in the 2017 First-Year Player Draft from the University of

Mets sign four-time All-Star RHP Dellin Betances

December 24, 2019

FLUSHING, N.Y., December 24, 2019 -- The New York Mets today announced that the club has signed four-time All-Star RHP Dellin Betances to a one-year contract with a player option for 2021. To make room on the 40-man roster, the Mets designated infielder Sam Haggerty for assignment. Betances, 31, was

Mets Sign RHP Rick Porcello To A One-Year Contract

December 16, 2019

FLUSHING, N.Y., December 16, 2019 – The New York Mets today announced that the club has signed Cy Young Award-winning right-handed pitcher Rick Porcello to a one-year deal. In a corresponding move, right-handed pitcher Stephen Nogosek has been designated for assignment. Porcello, 30, has spent the last five seasons with

Mets sign RHP Michael Wacha to a one-year contract

December 13, 2019

FLUSHING, N.Y., December 13, 2019 – The New York Mets today announced that the club has signed All-Star right-handed pitcher Michael Wacha to a one-year deal. In a corresponding move, right-handed pitcher Chris Mazza has been designated for assignment. Wacha, 28, owns a lifetime 59-39 record with a 3.91 career

Mets announce 2020 coaching staff

December 8, 2019

FLUSHING, N.Y., December 8, 2019 – The New York Mets announced today their full coaching staff for the 2020 season. Returning to serve under Carlos Beltrán’s staff in their previous capacity will be hitting coach Chili Davis, assistant hitting coach Tom Slater, third base coach Gary DiSarcina, bullpen coach Ricky

Mets re-sign RHP Brad Brach

December 6, 2019

FLUSHING, N.Y., December 6, 2019 – The New York Mets today announced that the club has re-signed RHP Brad Brach to a one-year contract with a player option for 2021. To make room on the 40-man roster, the Mets designated RHP Chris Flexen for assignment. Brach, 33, a former All-Star,

Mets sign OF Jarrett Parker and INF Max Moroff to Minor League Contracts

December 5, 2019

FLUSHING, N.Y., December 5, 2019 – The New York Mets announced today that the club has signed outfielder Jarrett Parker and infielder Max Moroff to minor league contracts with invitations to Major League Spring Training. They join Chasen Shreve who signed a minor league contract with an invite to Major

Mets acquire Jake Marisnick from Houston

December 5, 2019

FLUSHING, N.Y., December 5, 2019 -- The New York Mets today announced that they have acquired outfielder Jake Marisnick from Houston in exchange for minor league LHP Blake Taylor and minor league outfielder Kenedy Corona. Marisnick, 28, had a .995 fielding percentage as a center fielder last season, leading the

Statement by Sterling Partners and Cohen Private Ventures

December 4, 2019

The Sterling Partners and Steve Cohen are negotiating an agreement in which Steve Cohen would increase his investment in the New York Mets. As part of that agreement, Fred Wilpon will remain in the role of the Control Person and CEO for five years and Jeff Wilpon will remain in

Inaugural Mets Fanfest coming to Citi Field on Saturday, Jan. 25

November 25, 2019

FLUSHING, N.Y., November 25, 2019 – The Mets are excited to announce the Inaugural Mets FANFEST will take place at Citi Field on Saturday, January 25, 2020, and will feature appearances by new Manager Carlos Beltrán, current Mets’ players, Mets’ legends, as well as games, tours and other activities for

2020 Mets tickets on sale, Friday, November 22 at 10 a.m. ET

Tickets available at mets.com/tickets and (718) 507-TIXX
November 14, 2019

FLUSHING, N.Y., November 14, 2019 -- The New York Mets today announced that tickets will go on sale Friday, November 22 at 10:00 a.m. at mets.com/tickets and (718) 507-TIXX. Full-season, half-season and 20-game ticket plans are also available at mets.com/tickets. The best way to guarantee tickets to Opening Day and

Jacob deGrom named National League Cy Young Award winner

November 13, 2019

FLUSHING, N.Y., November 13, 2019 – New York Mets RHP Jacob deGrom tonight was named the 2019 National League Cy Young Award recipient by the Baseball Writers’ Association of America (BBWAA). This marks the second-straight win for deGrom, who is the 20th pitcher in major league history to win multiple

Local Irish acts headline Irish Festival entertainment at the New York Hurling Classic at Citi Field on Nov. 16

An eclectic mix of Irish-themed entertainers from the NYC area to perform as part of the New York Hurling Classic; tickets for the events are available at mets.com/hurling
November 13, 2019

New York, NY (November 13, 2019) – The popular Irish sport of hurling is coming to Citi Field for the “New York Hurling Classic,” a four-team, three-game tournament on Saturday, November 16. To accompany the hurling action, a lively Irish festival will take place leading up to the first game

Pete Alonso named NL Rookie of the Year

November 11, 2019

FLUSHING, N.Y., November 11, 2019 -- New York Mets first baseman Pete Alonso tonight was named the 2019 National League Jackie Robinson Rookie of the Year by the Baseball Writers’ Association of America (BBWAA). Alonso received 29 of 30 first-place votes and garnered 148 of a possible 150 voting points.

Mets announce 2019 Metsgiving initiatives

November 11, 2019

FLUSHING, N.Y., November 11, 2019 -- The New York Mets announced today the return of their MetsGiving initiative, which encompasses a series of programs in November and December that focuses on helping the community during the holiday season. The events, including food and coat drives, a turkey giveaway, and a

Mets roster notes

November 4, 2019

FLUSHING, N.Y., November 4, 2019 – The New York Mets today announced that they have extended a qualifying offer to RHP Zack Wheeler, selected the contract of LHP Blake Taylor from Syracuse (AAA) and claimed LHP Stephen Gonsalves off waivers from the Minnesota Twins. Taylor, 24, was 2-3 with a