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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

Carlos Beltrán Named Mets Manager

November 1, 2019

FLUSHING, N.Y., November 1, 2019 – The New York Mets today announced that they have named Carlos Beltrán the 22nd manager in team history, agreeing to terms on a three-year contract with a club option for a fourth year. Beltrán, 42, has spent the past year as a special advisor

Mets roster notes

November 1, 2019

FLUSHING, N.Y., November 1, 2019 – The New York Mets today announced that they have declined the club option on outfielder Juan Lagares. In addition, infielder Joe Panik and LHP Donnie Hart declined outright assignments to Triple-A Syracuse and elected free agency.

Mets relieve Mickey Callway of his duties

October 3, 2019

FLUSHING, N.Y., October 3, 2019 – The New York Mets today announced that they have relieved Manager Mickey Callaway of his duties, effective immediately. “We want to thank Mickey for his consistent work ethic and dedication over the last two seasons and I’m certain these characteristics will serve him well

Mets announce plans to retire Jerry Koosman's uniform #36

September 24, 2019

FLUSHING, N.Y., September 24, 2019 – The New York Mets today announced that the club will retire Jerry Koosman’s uniform #36 in 2020. Koosman, who is the winningest left-hander in team history (140 wins), will become the third player to have his number retired by the Mets, joining Tom Seaver

Mets announce 2019 Minor League Awards

September 23, 2019

FLUSHING, N.Y., September 23, 2019 – The New York Mets today announced the winners of the 2019 Sterling Awards, emblematic of the top minor league performers in New York’s farm system. This season, the Mets recognized the top hitter, pitcher, defender, baserunner and coach in their minor league system. Additionally,

Mets name Bryn Alderson professional scouting director

Jeff Lebow promoted to assistant director, professional scouting
September 3, 2019

FLUSHING, N.Y., September 3, 2019 – The New York Mets today announced that the club has named Bryn Alderson the team’s Professional Scouting Director and Jeff Lebow, Assistant Director, Professional Scouting. “Bryn and Jeff are talented members of the baseball operations department,” Mets Executive Vice President & General Manager Brodie

New York Mets and Pete Alonso reach historic game-used merchandise agreement

September 3, 2019

FLUSHING, N.Y., September 3, 2019 – The New York Mets today announced that the club has reached a historic game-used merchandise agreement with Pete Alonso. Amazin’ Memorabilia (mets.com/gameused) is now the exclusive source for all Pete Alonso autographed game-used items, including jerseys, home run baseballs, bats, batting gloves and more.

Ticket invite back from Mets-Indians game on Thursday, Aug. 22

August 22, 2019

FLUSHING, NY -- 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 “Thursday, August 22 – Game 58” for a ticket in an alternate location to any remaining 2019 Monday-Thursday regular

Mets announce 2020 Spring Training schedule

August 19, 2019

FLUSHING, N.Y. – The New York Mets today announced that the club will open its 2020 Spring Training Grapefruit League schedule on Saturday, February 22 with a split squad opener vs. Miami at 1:10 p.m. at First Data Field in Port St. Lucie, FL and on the road at St.

Mets statement on Al Jackson

August 19, 2019

We are saddened to hear about the passing of Al Jackson, an original Met, who spent 50 years in a New York Mets uniform. He was a pitcher, major league coach, minor league pitching coordinator and front office advisor. It would be impossible to calculate the number of players and

Mets announce 2020 schedule

August 12, 2019

The New York Mets today announced that the club will open the 2020 regular season on Thursday, March 26 against the Washington Nationals at Citi Field. The opening homestand will continue Saturday and Sunday vs. the Nationals before the Philadelphia Phillies visit Citi Field, Monday, March 30-Wednesday, April 1. Highlights

Mets sign free agent infielder Joe Panik

August 9, 2019

FLUSHING, N.Y., August 9, 2019 – The New York Mets today announced that the club has signed free agent infielder Joe Panik. The Mets designated infielder Adeiny Hechavarría for assignment. Panik, 28, was an All-Star in 2015 with San Francisco and helped the Giants win the World Series in 2014.

Mets sign free agent RHP Brad Brach

August 8, 2019

FLUSHING, N.Y., August 8, 2019 – The New York Mets today announced that the club has signed free agent RHP Brad Brach. In order to make room on the 25-man roster, the Mets optioned LHP Donnie Hart to Syracuse (AAA) of the International League. In addition, the Mets transferred outfielder

Mets acquire catcher Austin Bossart from Philadelphia

July 29, 2019

FLUSHING, N.Y., July 29, 2019 – The New York Mets today announced that the club has acquired minor league catcher Austin Bossart from Philadelphia in exchange for LHP Jason Vargas and cash considerations. Bossart, 26, has hit .261 with 39 doubles, 18 homers and 112 RBI over five minor league

Mets acquire All-Star RHP Marcus Stroman from Toronto

July 28, 2019

FLUSHING, N.Y., July 28, 2019 – The New York Mets tonight announced that the club has acquired All-Star RHP Marcus Stroman and cash considerations from the Toronto Blue Jays in exchange for minor league LHP Anthony Kay and minor league RHP Simeon Woods-Richardson. Stroman, 28, entered today ranked fifth in

The New York Mets Host Fan Blood Drive 

All presenting donors to receive voucher redeemable for pair of tickets to a select NY Mets home game.
July 18, 2019

New York, NY—The New York Mets, in conjunction with New York Blood Center (NYBC), will sponsor their semi-annual drive on Monday, July 22nd, from 11:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. at Citi Field, Hodges VIP Entrance. Blood donations decrease during the difficult summer period with school breaks, the holidays and family

Mets trade RHP Wilmer Font to Toronto

July 17, 2019

The Mets have traded RHP Wilmer Font to the Toronto Blue Jays in exchange for cash considerations. Font was 2-2 with a 5.20 ERA in 25 combined games this year with Tampa Bay and New York. He was designated for assignment on July 12.

Mets announce international signings

July 5, 2019

FLUSHING, N.Y., July 5, 2019 – The New York Mets today announced that the club has signed 34 international players. The list includes: 6-4, 175-pound outfielder Alexander Ramirez from the Dominican Republic. In addition, the Mets signed Eric Santana, a 6-1, 175-pound outfielder from the Dominican Republic, outfielder Yeral Martinez,

Pete Alonso, Jacob deGrom And Jeff McNeil named to NL All-Star team

June 30, 2019

Major League Baseball tonight announced that infielder Pete Alonso, RHP Jacob deGrom and infielder/outfielder Jeff McNeil were named to the 2019 National League All-Star team. The 90th All-Star Game will take place on Tuesday, July 9 in Cleveland.