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Joan Hodges passes away

September 18, 2022

Joan Hodges, the widow of Manager Gil Hodges, died Saturday night after a long illness. She passed away 10 days short of her 96th birthday. Gil died 50 years ago at the age of 47. STATEMENT FROM METS PRESIDENT SANDY ALDERSON “We are thankful that Joan was able to see

John Stearns passes away

September 16, 2022

John Stearns, a catcher who played with the Mets for 10 years (1975-1984) and earned four All-Star selections, died late last night in Denver, CO after a long battle with cancer. Stearns also coached on the major league staff with the Mets from 2000-2001. He was 71. He is survived

Mets announce Alderson transition

September 15, 2022

FLUSHING, N.Y., September 15, 2022 – The New York Mets announced today that Sandy Alderson will step down as President at the conclusion of a search for his successor. At that time, Alderson will shift to a new role as special advisor to owners Steve and Alex Cohen and the

NY Mets All-Star Jeff McNeil joins the Metropolitan PGA Foundation board in their mission to change lives through golf

The Metropolitan PGA and New York Mets’ McNeil Will Kick Off Their Partnership With Special Pre-Game Donation Presentation
September 13, 2022

New York, NY – The Metropolitan PGA Section Foundation is pleased to welcome New York Mets’ All-Star Second Baseman, Jeff McNeil to their Board. The MLB Star will announce his partnership with The Foundation on September 16th, 2022 at Citi Field with an pre-game donation presentation to the Cohen Children’s

Mets announce partnership with The Farmer's Dog

September 12, 2022

FLUSHING, N.Y., September 12, 2022 – The New York Mets and The Farmer’s Dog today announced a new partnership. The Farmer’s Dog, the leading fresh pet-food company, dedicated to helping people give their dogs the longest healthiest lives possible, will be the presenting sponsor of Bark at the Park nights

James McCann named New York Mets nominee for the 2022 Roberto Clemente Award presented by Capital One

September 8, 2022

Major League Baseball today announced that James McCann was named the New York Mets 2022 nominee for the Roberto Clemente Award presented by Capital One, baseball’s most prestigious individual honor for Major Leaguers.

Mets Announce 2023 Spring Training Schedule

August 31, 2022

FLUSHING, N.Y., August 31, 2022 – The New York Mets today announced that the club will open its 2023 Spring Training Grapefruit League schedule on Saturday, February 25 with split squad games hosting the Miami Marlins at Clover Park in Port St. Lucie and visiting the Houston Astros in West

Mets retire Willie Mays' uniform #24

August 27, 2022

FLUSHING, N.Y., August 27, 2022 – The New York Mets today announced that the club retired Willie Mays’ uniform #24 as part of the Old Timers’ Day ceremonies. Mays, 91, who was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1979, spent the final two years of his illustrious career

Mets Announce 2023 Schedule

August 24, 2022

FLUSHING, N.Y., August 24, 2022 – The New York Mets today announced that the club will open the 2023 regular season on Thursday, March 30 at Miami. The Mets home opener will be Thursday, April 6 vs. the Marlins. For the first time in franchise history, the Mets will play

Citi to make donation to No Kid Hungry during Mets Old Timers’ Game

August 23, 2022

FLUSHING, N.Y., August 23, 2022 – The New York Mets today announced that in conjunction with the Citi Community Home Runs Program, Citi will donate $500 for each home run hit by a Mets alumni during the Old Timers’ Day Game on Saturday, August 27 at Citi Field. Citi will

Update on Carlos Carrasco

August 16, 2022

FLUSHING, N.Y., August 16, 2022 – Carlos Carrasco underwent an MRI this morning that revealed a low-grade left oblique strain. A typical timeline for an injury of this nature is 3-4 weeks. Additional updates will be provided as appropriate.

New York Mets host FDNY vs. NYPD Baseball Charity Game

August 12, 2022

FLUSHING, N.Y., August 12, 2022 – The New York Mets in collaboration with Ford hosted their first FDNY vs. NYPD Battle of the Badges charity baseball game at Citi Field on Thursday, August 11. Through ticket sales, the Mets raised over $83,000 for FDNY and NYPD charities. Additionally, Ford donated

Mets announce roster for Old Timers' Day presented by Citi

11 Members of Mets Hall of Fame Attending; Ceremony Starts at 4:30 pm. Gates Open at 3:30 pm.
August 11, 2022

FLUSHING, N.Y., August 11, 2022 – The New York Mets today announced that 65 former players and managers will be in attendance for Old Timers’ Day Presented by Citi on August 27 prior to the 7:10 p.m. game vs. Colorado. Eleven members of the Mets Hall of Fame (Ed Kranepool,

New York Mets to celebrate women in sports with Women's Day at Citi Field on August 10

August 8, 2022

FLUSHING, N.Y., August 8, 2022 – The New York Mets will host their first Women’s Day at Citi Field on Wednesday, August 10 when they take on the Cincinnati Reds at 1:10 p.m. Led by the Mets female driven employee resource group, “She-Unit”, Women’s Day at Citi Field will be

Brandon Nimmo named New York Mets winner of the Heart and Hustle Award

August 4, 2022

FLUSHING, N.Y., August 4, 2022 – New York Mets outfielder Brandon Nimmo was named the team’s recipient of the 2022 Heart and Hustle Award, the Major League Baseball Players Alumni Association announced Thursday. The Heart and Hustle Award recognizes one player on each Major League team who demonstrates a passion

Mets acquire RHP Mychal Givens from Chicago-NL

August 2, 2022

The New York Mets have announced that the club has acquired right-handed pitcher Mychal Givens from the Chicago Cubs in exchange for minor league right-handed pitcher Saúl González. Givens, 32, has gone 6-2 with two saves and a 2.66 ERA (15 ER/40.2 IP) in 40 games for the Cubs this

Mets acquire INF/OF Darin Ruf from San Francisco

August 2, 2022

The New York Mets have announced that the club has acquired infielder/outfielder Darin Ruf from San Francisco in exchange for infielder J.D. Davis, LHP Thomas Szapucki, minor league RHP Carson Seymour and minor league LHP Nick Zwack. Ruf is signed through the 2023 season with a team option for 2024.

Mets sign 19 Draft picks

August 1, 2022

FLUSHING N.Y., August 1, 2022 – The New York Mets today announced that club has signed 19 draft picks from the 2022 First - Year Player Draft. The list includes:

Mets sign Kevin Parada

July 30, 2022

FLUSHING, N.Y., July 30, 2022 – The New York Mets today announced that the club has signed first-round selection (11th overall pick) catcher Kevin Parada. This past season at Georgia Tech, Parada batted .360 (91-250) with 88 RBI, and a .715 slugging percentage and set a program single-season record with

Mets roster moves

July 29, 2022

LHP Sam Clay has been recalled from Triple-A Syracuse. He will wear #46 RHP Stephen Nogosek has been recalled from Triple-A Syracuse. He will wear #85 OF Tyler Naquin has reported and been activated. He will wear #25 LHP David Peterson has been optioned to Triple-A Syracuse. OF Travis Jankowski

Mets acquire Tyler Naquin and Phillip Diehl from Cincinnati

July 28, 2022

FLUSHING, N.Y., July 28, 2022 – The New York Mets today announced the club has acquired outfielder Tyler Naquin and LHP Phillip Diehl from the Cincinnati Reds in exchange for minor league outfielder Hector Rodríguez and minor league RHP Jose Acuña. In addition, RHP R.J. Alvarez has been designated for

Mets roster move

July 28, 2022

RHP Drew Smith has been placed on the 15-Day Injured List, retroactive to July 25, with a right lat strain. A corresponding move will be made prior to tomorrow’s game at Miami.

Amazin’ Mets Foundation hosts second annual Homeruns & Highballs fundraiser

July 28, 2022

FLUSHING, N.Y., July 28, 2022 – The Amazin’ Mets Foundation (AMF) hosted its second annual Homeruns & Highballs fundraiser on Monday, July 25 at Citi Field. As AMF’s largest fundraising event of the season, the event itself raised gross contributions of over $937,000 with Mets Owners Steve and Alex Cohen

Mets sign three Draft picks

July 27, 2022

FLUSHING, N.Y., July 27, 2022 – The New York Mets today announced that the club has signed second-round selection (52nd overall pick) right-handed pitcher Blade Tidwell, second round compensation selection (75th overall pick) outfielder Nick Morabito and fourth-round selection (103rd overall pick) infielder Jacob Reimer. Tidwell, 21, went 3-2 with

New York Mets debut renovated Coca-Cola Corner at Citi Field

July 26, 2022

FLUSHING, N.Y., July 26, 2022 – The New York Mets today announced a renovation of the Coca-Cola Corner at Citi Field with the addition of the Coca-Cola Food Truck. The revamped Coca-Cola Corner will highlight and deliver the diverse dining of New York to fans at Citi Field, with food