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Update on Yoenis Céspedes

May 23, 2019

Yoenis Céspedes underwent surgery today at the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York and is expected to be out for the remainder of the 2019 season.

Mets claim outfielder Aaron Altherr, designate RHP Tim Peterson

May 23, 2019

FLUSHING, N.Y., May 23, 2019 – The New York Mets announced today that the club has claimed outfielder Aaron Altherr off waivers from the San Francisco Giants and designated RHP Tim Peterson for assignment. Altherr, 28, has 53 doubles, 10 triples, 36 homers and 148 RBI over 333 career major

Mets and PIX 11 host 13th annual Weather Education Day Thursday, May 23 at Citi Field

PIX11’s Mr. G and Byron Miranda to Provide Meteorology Lesson for 8,000 Tri-State Area Students Prior to Mets-Nationals Game
May 17, 2019

FLUSHING, N.Y., May 17, 2019 – The New York Mets and PIX11 will host the 13th annual “Weather Education Day” on Thursday, May 23 at Citi Field for 8,000 students from New York, New Jersey and Connecticut prior to the Mets playing the Washington Nationals at 12:10 p.m. More information

Mets and Sony team up for Seinfeld's 30th Anniversary bringing 'Seinfeld Night' to Citi Field on July 5

May 16, 2019

FLUSHING, N.Y., MAY 16, 2019 – In honor of Seinfeld’s 30th anniversary, Sony Pictures Television (SPT) and the New York Mets announced today a new partnership that will bring “Seinfeld Night” to Citi Field. Jerry Seinfeld and Keith Hernandez will reunite for a day about nothing on July 5, 2019

K's = $avings: Total strikeouts by Mets pitching at Washington and Miami to determine savings on tickets for May 20-26 homestand at Citi Field

May 13, 2019

FLUSHING, N.Y., May 13, 2019 - The New York Mets today announced the return of the popular “Strikeouts for Savings” promotion when the Mets visit NL East rivals Washington Nationals and Miami Marlins beginning tomorrow. For each strikeout Mets pitchers record against the Nationals and Marlins, fans will save 1%

Mets-Marlins postponed today; Make-up game rescheduled as part of single-admission doubleheader Monday, August 5 at 4:10 p.m.

May 12, 2019

FLUSHING, N.Y., May 12, 2019 – The New York Mets have announced that this afternoon’s game against the Miami Marlins has been postponed due to the forecast for inclement weather and rescheduled as part of a single-admission doubleheader on Monday, August 5 at 4:10 p.m. The second game of the

New Bag Policy At Citi Field To Begin Monday, May 20

May 10, 2019

FLUSHING, N.Y., May 10, 2019 – The New York Mets today announced a new bag policy at Citi Field to enhance ballpark safety. As part of the new bag policy, backpacks will no longer be allowed into Citi Field. Items still acceptable for entry into the ballpark include purses, diaper,

Mets place LHP Steven Matz on IL, recall INF Dominic Smith 

May 9, 2019

FLUSHING, N.Y., May 9, 2019 – The New York Mets announced today that the club has placed LHP Steven Matz on the 10-Day Injured List, retroactive to May 5, with radial nerve discomfort and recalled infielder Dominic Smith from Syracuse (AAA) of the International League. Smith will wear #22 and

Statement from Fred Wilpon, Jeff Wilpon and Saul Katz

May 6, 2019

“Upon receiving today’s update on Ron’s prognosis, we are comforted to know that his condition is treatable and look forward to seeing him back on the air soon.”

Mets acquire Wilmer Font

May 6, 2019

The New York Mets announced today that the club has acquired RHP Wilmer Font from the Tampa Bay Rays in exchange for a player to be named later or cash considerations. In order to make room on the 40-man roster, the Mets transferred outfielder Yoenis Céspedes to the 60-Day Injured

Mets select INF Adeiny Hechavarrĺa; Option INF Dominic Smith

May 3, 2019

The New York Mets announced today that the club has selected the contract of infielder Adeiny Hechavarría from Syracuse (AAA) of the International League and optioned infielder Dominic Smith to Syracuse. In addition, RHP Drew Smith was transferred to the 60-Day Injured List. Hechavarria will wear #11 and will be

Mets roster move

April 28, 2019

The Mets have designated catcher Travis d’Arnaud for assignment and recalled catcher Tomás Nido from Syracuse.

Ticket invite back from Mets-Brewers game on Friday, April 26

April 26, 2019

FLUSHING, N.Y., April 26, 2019 – The New York Mets have announced that as a thank you to our fans, anyone holding a ticket for tonight’s rain delayed game can exchange their tickets marked “Friday, April 26 – Game 9” for a ticket – in an alternate location to any

The New York Mets extend partnership with Hospital for Special Surgery to be the presenting partner of the Mets Academy in the Dominican Republic

April 18, 2019

NEW YORK (April 18, 2019) -- The New York Mets have selected Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) as the Presenting Partner of the Mets Academy in the Dominican Republic. In conjunction with this partnership, HSS will provide its expertise in connection with operation of the Mets Academy, including high quality

Statement from Fred and Jeff Wilpon

April 13, 2019

“Our thoughts and prayers continuously remain with Ron for a full recovery and we look forward to seeing him back in the broadcast booth soon.” Statement from SNY sent earlier Saturday night SNY broadcasting analyst Ron Darling, announced this evening that he will be taking a temporary medical leave following

Mets to host home opener April 4 vs. Nationals

April 2, 2019

The New York Mets will host their home opener at Citi Field Thursday, April 4, at 1:10 p.m. vs. the Washington Nationals. In addition to witnessing Opening Day pre-game and in-game ceremonies featuring special guests, all fans in attendance will receive a 2019 magnetic schedule, courtesy of Hyundai. The annual

Mets announce Opening Day roster

March 28, 2019

The New York Mets announced the following roster moves today. -- Selected the contracts of infielder Pete Alonso and LHP Luis Avilán. -- Recalled RHP Tim Peterson. -- Placed outfielder Yoenis Céspedes on the 10-Day Injured List, retroactive to March 25, as he recovers from left and right heel surgery,

Mets sign Rene Rivera to Minor League contract

March 27, 2019

FLUSHING, N.Y., March 27, 2019 – The New York Mets today announced that the club has signed catcher René Rivera to a minor league contract. He will be assigned to Triple-A Syracuse. Rivera, 35, has played in parts of 10 seasons in the major leagues with eight different teams. The

Mets sign Jacob deGrom to a five-year extension

March 26, 2019

The New York Mets announced today that the club has signed 2018 National League Cy Young Award winner Jacob deGrom to a five-year extension. The deal will run through the 2023 season with a club option for the 2024 season. “This is a tremendous day for Jacob, his family, our

Statement from Fred Wilpon, Jeff Wilpon and Mets

March 25, 2019

“We are saddened to hear of the sudden passing of Marty Noble. Marty was a part of the baseball scene in New York for decades. He was a fixture around Shea Stadium and Citi Field and helped make the New York Baseball Writers Dinner one of the best in the

Mets sign Ruben Tejada to Minor League contract

March 23, 2019

The New York Mets announced today that the club has signed infielder Ruben Tejada to a Minor League contract. He will report to Extended Spring Training. Tejada, 29, has played parts of eight years in the Majors, including 2010-2015 with the Mets. He has hit .251 with the Mets, Giants,

Mets roster moves for March 22

March 22, 2019

The New York Mets announced today that the club has optioned RHP Tyler Bashlor, RHP Tim Peterson and LHP Daniel Zamora to minor league camp. The Mets now have 36 players in camp.

Mets roster moves 3/17/19

March 17, 2019

The New York Mets announced today that the club has re-assigned outfielder Grégor Blanco and infielder Danny Espinosa to Minor League camp. The Mets now have 39 players in camp.

Mets roster move 3/16/19

March 16, 2019

The New York Mets announced today that the club has optioned RHP Eric Hanhold to minor league camp. The Mets now have 41 players in camp.

Mets roster moves 

March 12, 2019

The New York Mets announced today that the club has optioned RHP Paul Sewald and RHP Jacob Rhame to minor league camp and re-assigned RHP Arquimedes Caminero, infielder Andrés Giménez, infielder Dilson Herrera, outfielder Rymer Liriano, catcher Ali Sánchez and outfielder Tim Tebow to minor league camp. The Mets now