The new Yardbarker app is here! Install on your iPhone, iPad or Android device. You can also find us in Google Newsstand.


METS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Is Noah Syndegaard One too Many for the Mets’ Rotation?

New York Mets starting pitcher Noah Syndergaard looks at the scoreboard as he leaves the baseball game against the Chicago Cubs during the sixth inning Tuesday, May 12, 2015, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast) Since Dillon Gee went on the disabled list with a groin injury on May 9th, and Noah Syndegaard was called up, he has had three strong outings.  Although he posted...
Via The Sports Journal
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

Eric Campbell: Soup’s Too Cold

David Wright has been diagnosed with spinal stenosis, which varies in its severity. While doctors are hoping it can be alleviated with rest in David’s case, it has also been known to be more severe, as it caused Lenny Dykstra to end his career at the age of 35. Whatever the case may be, oh Captain our Captain will be out for a while longer, leaving the Mets weighing their options...
Via Mets Merized Online
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Collins Attributes Harvey’s Career-Worst Outing To Pitching On Regular Rest

After Matt Harvey endured the worst start of his major league career on Saturday, Terry Collins used the opportunity to say that pitching on regular rest played a significant role in what transpired. Harvey, who made it known before the game he unhappy about the six-man rotation, gave up six hits including two homers, two walks and seven runs in four innings. “You’ve got to...
Via Mets Merized Online
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Mets Dealt A Serious Blow As Wright Is Diagnosed With Spinal Stenosis

Assistant GM John Ricco told reporters on Saturday that David Wright has suffered another setback and has been shutdown for the second time in 15 days due to a serious back issue. Wright has been diagnosed with lumbar spinal stenosis – a narrowing of the spinal column. “He’s still experiencing some lower-back tightness,” Ricco said. “It’s at the point where we’re...
Via Mets Merized Online
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Will We See Wright Again This Year?

At the beginning of spring training I wrote the position player the Mets could least afford to lose was third baseman David Wright. We can now assume that to be the case with reports out Pittsburgh are Wright’s lower-back pain has resurfaced and he’s been shut down again. The 32-year-old Wright went on the disabled list April 15 with a pulled right hamstring, and the initial...
Via New York Mets Report
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Six-Man Rotation Could Be Good For Mets, Pending Harvey’s Approval

The New York Mets are again making noise about going with a six-man rotation when Dillon Gee is activated from the disabled list. Doing so would allow them to not choose between Gee and Noah Syndergaard, Friday’s starter in Pittsburgh. The Mets considered this before Gee was injured, but rejected it, in large part because it would have meant Matt Harvey pitching with more rest...
Via New York Mets Report
1 day ago  |  Discuss

New York Mets: as team gets healthier what’s the next move?

The New York Mets have been decimated by injuries for most of this season so far. Despite the losses of some of the most important members of the team, the Mets have managed to put together a solid season, with a record of 24-18 and only half a game out of first place in the division despite an offense that goes through lengthy cold spells. Though the absences have been lengthy...
Via isportsweb.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Lucas Duda, Everyday Player

Over the last six months, Lucas Duda has probably heard a lot about last season’s .180 batting average against left-handers. A quick search reveals more than half a million hits for “Lucas Duda .180” and all the results in the first five pages were relevant. Fortunately for Duda, that unsightly .180 batting average in just […]
Via Fangraphs
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Why Terry Collins didn't let Jacob deGrom go the distance in gem

New York Mets pitcher Jacob deGrom was three outs away from a potential one-hit gem that would have served as the first complete game shutout of his career. Only, manager Terry Collins pulled him out of the game after the eighth inning, denying him a shot to finish his masterpiece and potentially retire the remaining three batters of the game to swell his total to 26 consecutive...
Via Fox Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Collins Made Right Call To Pull De Grom

It would have been nice to see Jacob deGrom finish today’s start for the Mets, but manager Terry Collins‘ decision to pull him was totally reasonable. At the beginning of the season Collins said deGrom and Matt Harvey would be watched carefully in terms of pitch counts and monitoring, which fell into line his decision to not let him come out for the ninth. DEGROM: Pulled out...
Via New York Mets Report
2 days ago  |  Discuss

'No panic,' 'no sense of urgency' in Mets' clubhouse despite slide

In 10 days, the aura surrounding the New York Mets has drastically changed, at least in the eyes of fans and the media. On May 10, Bartolo Colón led the Mets to a 7-4 victory over the Phillies, and New York was atop the NL East with a sizzling 20-11 start to the season. Ten days later, Colón was starting for the Mets again, only this time the veteran pitcher was knocked around...
Via Fox Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Bartolo Colon reached base on an infield chopper

Bartolo Colon is a notoriously terrible (yet amusing) hitter. And this at bat resulted in a notoriously terrible swing from Colon. Yet, the stars aligned on this chopper off the plate. Yadier Molina couldn’t field it cleanly. Colon reached base safely. The angels began to sing. A Bartolo Colon infield single would melt the Internet, but alas, this play went down as an error on...
Via The Outside Corner
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Should the Mets trade Jon Niese over Dillon Gee?

Throughout this career, Jon Niese has been nothing short of an effective left-handed pitcher for the New York Mets. With a career winning percentage aournd .500, Niese currently finished only two of his eight total seasons with more losses than wins. Niese is also the only lefty in the Mets’ starting rotation, but with Steven Matz on his way up to the majors, Niese may begin...
Via Mets360.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

On the Daniel Murphy infield screw-up

“I should not be by home plate, ideally,” said Murphy, who hit a two-run homer, accounting for the Mets’ only runs of the forgettable evening, and upping his team-leading RBI total to 22. “I was watching Reynolds over there. With the base open, I thought they may try that. When he broke, I broke. It was the wrong play.” Collins said: “There are times that players try...
Via Mets360.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Matt Harvey Throws 8 Scoreless Innings, Leaves with No Decision

New York Mets pitcher Mat Harvey delivers the ball to the St. Louis Cardinals during the second inning of a baseball game Monday, May 18, 2015, at Citi Field in New York. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun) For the third start in a row, the New York Mets failed to give Matt Harvey more than one run of offensive support. Harvey once again went out and did his job for the Mets, yet their offense...
Via The Sports Journal
4 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Mets: Nieuwenhuis’s roster spot in jeopardy

Following Monday night’s late game heroics, the Mets have announced an additional roster move. Outfielder Darrell Ceciliani will be called up from Triple-A Las Vegas. Ceciliani is a left hand hitting, defensively focused outfielder that the Mets drafted in the 2009 draft. Despite his reputation as a defense first outfielder, he’s had some offensive success at Las Vegas this season...
Via isportsweb.com
5 days ago  |  Discuss

David Wright 'chomping at the bit' to return to Mets

New York Mets third baseman is anxious to return to the team after suffering a setback in his injury rehab that's rendered him absent from the team for over a month. "He's chomping at the bit," general manager Sandy Alderson said. "But today is the first day he was actually back on the field for any amount of work. … Until he's back cleared for all baseball activity, it's hard...
Via Fox Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Wilmer Flores Hitting Well but Struggling with Fielding

New York Mets’ Wilmer Flores watches as he hits a grand slam against the Milwaukee Brewers during the fourth inning of a baseball game, Saturday, May 16, 2015, in New York. (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle) It’s not every day that a team’s leader in homeruns bats in the bottom of the order in the majority of their games. But that’s exactly where New York Mets’ manager, Terry Collins...
Via The Sports Journal
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Mets fan caught on camera groping woman's breast during game (VIDEO)

A New York Mets fan was caught on a broadcast camera as he repeatedly groped a woman during a game at Citi Field on Sunday. The man, whose identity is not known at this time, could be seen sitting on the third base line during the seventh inning of the game grabbing at the breast of the woman next to him. The woman seemed annoyed by his actions as the PIX11 network camera...
Via The Other Paper
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Mets Minors: When does Travis Taijeron get his chance?

I have been writing about Travis Taijeron, on and off, since 2011.  Taijeron, a former catcher, was drafted by the Mets to be a power-hitting corner outfielder.  Over his minor league career he’s managed a .878 OPS with a robust .510 SLG.  His power is a legitimate threat and so is his preponderance of strikeouts. In 417 games from Brooklyn to Las Vegas, Taijeron has struck...
Via Mets360.com
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Carlos Gomez gets hit in head with 97 mph fastball

Milwaukee Brewers fans were dealt a serious scare Sunday afternoon. Brewers outfielder Carlos Gomez had to be removed from Milwaukee’s matchup with the New York Mets after taking a 97-mph fastball from rookie pitcher Noah Syndergaard straight to the ear flap. That’s some difficult footage to watch, but amazingly, Gomez reportedly avoided significant injury. Carlos Gomez...
Via NESN.com
6 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Mets news getting worse before it gets better

The New York Mets are scuffling. They have lost 5 straight coming off a 4 game sweep at the hands of the Chicago Cubs and a bad 7-0 loss to the Milawukee Brewers. Beyond that, the injury bug is continuing to bite, decimating an already weak lineup. And even as returns stay off in the distance, more and more players at all levels of the organization keep going down. The Mets continue...
Via isportsweb.com
8 days ago  |  Discuss
MORE STORIES >>


Mets News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

By clicking "Sign Me Up", you have read and agreed to the Fox Sports Digital Privacy Policy and Terms of Use. You can opt out at any time. For more information, please see our Privacy Policy.
the YARDBARKER app
Get it now!
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45

Kelly drops hint about ND offense

John Madden: Last SB play will 'torment' Carroll

Eight biggest surprises of the MLB season

Bryan Price ejected before first pitch

Vin Scully narrates marriage proposal

Pats fan's obituary defends Brady

Marlins players skip own charity event

John Wall tells All-NBA Team voters to ‘keep sleeping’

Jim Kelly: No doubt Tom Brady cheated

Post-combine NBA Draft big board: Top 30

Ex-players sue NFL for conspiring to push painkillers

Astros surprising, but can get better with Correa

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.