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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

Mets roster moves

March 11, 2019

The New York Mets announced today that the club has optioned RHP Corey Oswalt and RHP Walker Lockett to minor league camp.

Mets release infielder T.J. Rivera

March 9, 2019

The New York Mets announced today that the club has released infielder T.J. Rivera.

Statement from Jeff Wilpon on behalf of ownership and the Mets organization

March 7, 2019

"We’ve been in contact with the Seaver family and are aware of his health situation. Although Tom is unable to attend the '69 Anniversary, we are planning to honor him in special ways and have included his family in our plans. Our thoughts are with Tom, Nancy and the entire

Mets sign 2-time All-Star outfielder Carlos Gomez to Minor League contract 

March 7, 2019

The New York Mets announced today that the club has signed two-time All-Star outfielder Carlos Gómez to a Minor League contract and invited him to Major League Spring Training. Gómez, 33, who made his Major League debut in 2007 with the Mets, was an All-Star in 2013 and 2014 with

Jessica Mendoza named baseball operations advisor

March 5, 2019

FLUSHING, N.Y., March 5, 2019 – The New York Mets announced today that Jessica Mendoza has been named a baseball operations advisor for the club. In her new role, Mendoza will provide insight to Executive Vice President & General Manager Brodie Van Wagenen as well as the entire Baseball Operations

Mets send 13 players to Minor League camp

March 5, 2019

FLUSHING, N.Y., March 5, 2019 – The New York Mets announced today that the club has optioned RHP Chris Flexen, RHP Franklyn Kilomé and RHP Drew Gagnon to Minor League camp and re-assigned catcher Colton Plaia, catcher Patrick Mazeika, infielder Gavin Cecchini, LHP P.J. Conlon, RHP Ryder Ryan, LHP David

Al Leiter joins Mets as baseball operations advisor

John Franco to expand role with club
March 4, 2019

FLUSHING, N.Y., March 4, 2019 – The New York Mets announced today that Al Leiter has been named a baseball operations advisor for the club. The team has also announced that in addition to his position as club ambassador, John Franco will expand his role and serve as a baseball

Mets sign infielder Adeiny Hechavarria to a Minor League contract

The New York Mets announced today that the club has signed infielder Adeiny Hechavarria to a minor league contract and invited him to major league Spring Training.
February 18, 2019

FLUSHING, N.Y., February 18, 2019 - The New York Mets announced today that the club has signed infielder Adeiny Hechavarria to a minor league contract and invited him to major league Spring Training.Hechavarria, 29, has played seven seasons in the majors with the Blue Jays, Marlins, Rays, Pirates and Yankees.

Mets sign INF Danny Espinosa to a Minor League contract

The New York Mets announced today that the club has signed infielder Danny Espinosa to a minor league contract and invited him to major league Spring Training.
February 8, 2019

The New York Mets announced today that the club has signed infielder Danny Espinosa to a minor league contract and invited him to major league Spring Training.Espinosa, 31, has played parts of eight years in the majors with the Nationals, Rays, Angels and Mariners. He's hit 98 homers, driven in

Mets sign catcher Devin Mesoraco to a Minor League contract

The New York Mets announced today that the club has signed catcher Devin Mesoraco to a minor league contract and invited him to major league Spring Training.
February 7, 2019

The New York Mets announced today that the club has signed catcher Devin Mesoraco to a minor league contract and invited him to major league Spring Training."Devin is greatly respected among our pitching staff and is extremely well prepared," Mets General Manager Brodie Van Wagenen said. "We are hopeful he

Mets sign LHP Justin Wilson

The New York Mets announced today that the club has signed LHP Justin Wilson to a two-year contract. To make room for Wilson on the 40-man roster, the Mets designated infielder Gavin Cecchini for assignment.
January 28, 2019

The New York Mets announced today that the club has signed LHP Justin Wilson to a two-year contract. To make room for Wilson on the 40-man roster, the Mets designated infielder Gavin Cecchini for assignment.Wilson, 31, stranded 34 of 37 inherited runners with the Chicago Cubs last season, the best

The Color Run plans to make its mark in 2019

For nearly ten years, The Color Run events have attracted record numbers of first-time runners. Now, the "Happiest 5K on the Planet" wants to do even more to make sure their events leave a positive impact.
January 22, 2019

For nearly ten years, The Color Run events have attracted record numbers of first-time runners. "It means a lot to our team when someone tells us they ran their first 5Kat The Color Run," said product manager Amanda Hewlett. "We're always striving to be as inclusive and positive as possible.

Mets announce Major League invites

he New York Mets announced today that the club has invited 13 additional players to Major League Spring Training including: infielder Peter Alonso, LHP P.J. Conlon, infielder Andrés Giménez, LHP Anthony Kay, catcher Patrick Mazeika, LHP David Peterson, catcher Colton Plaia, RHP Ryder Ryan, catcher Ali Sánchez, RHP Corey Taylor, outfielder Tim Tebow, RHP Josh Torres and RHP Stephen Villines.
January 17, 2019

FLUSHING, N.Y., January 17, 2019 - The New York Mets announced today that the club has invited 13 additional players to Major League Spring Training including: infielder Peter Alonso, LHP P.J. Conlon, infielder Andrés Giménez, LHP Anthony Kay, catcher Patrick Mazeika, LHP David Peterson, catcher Colton Plaia, RHP Ryder Ryan,