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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 ( 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.

Mets sign 2019 third-round Draft pick RHP Matt Allan

June 28, 2019

FLUSHING, N.Y., June 28, 2019 – The New York Mets today announced that the club has signed RHP Matt Allan from Seminole High School (FL), the 89rd overall pick of the 2019 First-Year Player Draft. Allan, 18, was listed by ESPN as the best high school pitcher in the draft

Mets honor Tom Seaver with address change

June 27, 2019

FLUSHING, N.Y., June 27, 2019 – Moments ago, the New York Mets and the City of New York honored Hall of Famer Tom Seaver by renaming the street between Northern Blvd. and Roosevelt Ave. (formerly 126th St.) to Seaver Way and changing the address of Citi Field to 41 Seaver

Mets to celebrate 50th anniversary of 1969 World Series team

June 26, 2019

FLUSHING, N.Y., June 26, 2019 – The New York Mets today announced the full schedule of events surrounding the celebration of the 50th anniversary of the 1969 World Series Championship team. Below is a complete guide of events scheduled to take place at Citi Field. Thursday, June 27 – 11:00

V.I.P. Packages for 'Seinfeld Night' on sale now

Mets and Sony Pictures Television team up for Seinfeld's 30th anniversary on July 5
June 21, 2019

FLUSHING, N.Y., June 21, 2019 -- Last month, Sony Pictures Television (SPT) and the New York Mets announced a new partnership that will bring “Seinfeld Night” to Citi Field in honor of Seinfeld’s 30th anniversary. Jerry Seinfeld and Keith Hernandez will reunite for a day about nothing on Friday, July

Mets make coaching staff changes

June 20, 2019

FLUSHING, N.Y., June 20, 2019 – The New York Mets today announced that the club has relieved pitching coach Dave Eiland and bullpen coach Chuck Hernández of their duties. The club has named Phil Regan, the interim pitching coach, Ricky Bones the interim bullpen coach and Jeremy Accardo to the

Mets sign 2019 second-round Draft pick RHP Josh Wolf

June 19, 2019

FLUSHING, N.Y., June 19, 2019 – The New York Mets today announced that the club has signed RHP Josh Wolf from St. Thomas High School (TX), the 53rd overall pick of the 2019 First-Year Player Draft. Wolf, 18, had a 1.52 ERA with 126 strikeouts in 69.0 innings for St.

Mets roster moves for June 18, 2019

June 18, 2019

The Mets have placed RHP Jeurys Familia on the Injured List, with a Bennett lesion in his right shoulder and optioned RHP Drew Gagnon to Syracuse (AAA). In addition, the Mets have selected the contract of RHP Stephen Nogosek from Syracuse (AAA) and recalled LHP Daniel Zamora from Syracuse (AAA).

Mets announce more Draft signings

June 16, 2019

The Mets announced today that they have signed three more draft picks from the 2019 First-Year Player Draft, including the 14th-round selection outfielder Kennie Taylor from Duke University, the 18th-round pick outfielder Tanner Murphy from the University of North Florida and the 33rd-round pick outfielder Cole Kleszcz from Azusa Pacific