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Mets analyst Ron Darling diagnosed with thyroid cancer

Former New York Mets pitcher and current SNY analyst Ron Darling has been diagnosed with thyroid cancer, the 58-year-old announced Monday.    "My doctors have said they are optimistic that the cancer is treatable and that I would be back on air talking baseball in the next month or so...

Monday, May 6, 2019 - 2:44pm

Mets just let Gio Gonzalez go to Yankees

The New York Yankees agreed to a minor-league deal with veteran left-handed starting pitcher Gio Gonzalez on Monday night. The deal could be worth as much as $12 million if he makes the major-league roster and earns a number of incentives. It's a logical depth signing for general manager Brian...

Tuesday, March 19, 2019 - 12:07pm

Pete Alonso too good for Mets to send back to minors

If it wasn't already abundantly obvious, the New York Mets have something special in Pete Alonso.    The 24-year-old first-base prospect has continued to tear the cover off baseballs in spring training as he's forcing the Mets to make a difficult decision.    After smashing...

Thursday, March 14, 2019 - 11:51am

Mets must make 2019 all about Tom Seaver: Pantorno

The fraternity that is the pantheon of New York Mets all-time greats is a particularly small one considering this is a franchise nearing its 60th birthday. Considering that this is a franchise playing in the heart of New York, that number tends to be magnified as a measure of success, especially...

Monday, March 11, 2019 - 11:19am

Mets 1st-base job heating up between Pete Alonso, Dominic Smith

For once, the New York Mets actually have a good problem on their hands.    While they've already seen infielders Jed Lowrie, Todd Frazier, and Amed Rosario go down with injury this spring, the first-base job has heated up.    Both Dominic Smith and Pete Alonso are mashing...

Tuesday, March 5, 2019 - 10:51am

Mets injury jinx continues, Frazier joins Lowrie on shelf

A new year hasn't done much to change the luck of the New York Mets when it comes to injuries.  The Mets announced on Tuesday that veteran infielder Todd Frazier strained his left oblique and will be flying back to New York to receive a cortisone shot. While it is not believed to be a major...

Tuesday, February 26, 2019 - 10:00am

Bryce Harper MLB rumors: Giants, Phillies, Mets latest

We are long past the point of ridiculousness when it comes to the current status of free-agent star outfielder Bryce Harper.  As spring training begins, the six-time All-Star and 2015 NL MVP remains unsigned as teams remain stubborn to hash out a deal in the range of 10 years worth $300...

Tuesday, February 12, 2019 - 12:26pm

Mets MLB rumors: Jacob deGrom contract latest

When it comes to spending money, it's always a long, drawn-out process for the New York Mets. Now, it might affect the future of their star ace Jacob deGrom.  Multiple reports on Tuesday revealed that the reigning National League Cy Young Award winner and his representation have set an...

Tuesday, February 12, 2019 - 11:48am

Mets MLB trade rumors: Zack Wheeler to market this summer?

While the New York Mets have one of the better trios of starting pitchers in Major League Baseball, they really don't have any of them locked down.  Reigning NL Cy Young Award winner Jacob deGrom is under team control until 2020, but long-term extension talks have been dragging at a snail's...

Wednesday, February 6, 2019 - 8:57am

Mets want to win? Sign Dallas Keuchel

Opportunities for the New York Mets to actually become legitimate contenders in the National League are still out there despite pitchers and catchers reporting to spring training in just two weeks.  Realistically, there is no chance that they'll shock the world and draft up a real pursuit...

Tuesday, January 29, 2019 - 11:41am

Mets MLB rumors: Should Adam Jones be in play?

The New York Mets are just two weeks away from pitchers and catchers reporting for spring training as Brodie Van Wagenen's first winter as general manager is inching toward completion.  It's been a busy offseason for the Mets, who are portraying the sincerest of intentions that they...

Sunday, January 27, 2019 - 10:37am

Manny Machado MLB rumors: Should Mets swoop in?

There is no denying that the New York Mets are suddenly hampered with a crowded infield.  After the signing of Jed Lowrie, who could very well be the team's starting second or third baseman come Opening Day, the Mets are experiencing a logjam that will see Robinson Cano, Todd Frazier,...

Thursday, January 17, 2019 - 10:54am

2019 Mets projected lineup after Jed Lowrie signing

Barring a shocking development, it seems as though Brodie Van Wagenen's shopping spree during his first offseason as New York Mets general manager is drawing to a close.  While he was as aggressive as possible given who he was working under (the Wilpon family), Mets fans will still feel...

Tuesday, January 15, 2019 - 12:21pm

MLB Rumors: Manny Machado Yankees, Phillies, White Sox, Mets?

As the excruciatingly long wait of a decision from Manny Machado continues, SNY's Andy Martino gave us an obvious bit of news that seemed apparent for more than a month, now.  In what can only be described as par-for-the-course when it comes to the landscape of modern professional sports...

Monday, January 14, 2019 - 1:15pm

Mets MLB trade rumors: Setting up for Jacob deGrom shocker?

While the New York Mets pretend to suggest that they can actually contend for the playoffs despite getting stingy with their spendings yet again, the future of pitching ace Jacob deGrom remains unsettled.  The 2018 National League Cy Young Award winner is still under team control through...

Friday, January 11, 2019 - 2:49pm

Mets MLB rumors: Justin Wilson, Jerry Blevins, Jake Diekman

As big-name free agents continue to inch their way off Major League Baseball's market, the New York Mets are standing pat as they have reverted back to their cheap ways.  An offseason that started with the acquisitions of Robinson Cano, Wilson Ramos, along with relievers Edwin Diaz and...

Thursday, January 10, 2019 - 12:11pm

After promising start, same old Mets this MLB offseason

The Wilpon Family and the New York Mets have duped us all once again.  After hiring Brodie Van Wagenen as the team's new general manager, the brash ex-agent announced his arrival with authority as he quickly addressed major team needs.  He traded for star closer Edwin Diaz and...

Monday, January 7, 2019 - 1:17pm

Ranking top New York teams, athletes of 2018

Another year, another championship-less 365 days for the major New York City-area professional sports franchises in 2018.  There were some contenders, some pretenders, and some that probably should have just taken the year off. But with the flip of a calendar, hope springs anew, just like for...

Monday, December 31, 2018 - 12:10am

Latest Bryce Harper MLB rumors: Cubs, Mets, Dodgers

The market for free-agent megastar Bryce Harper continues to be one of the more unpredictable storylines in Major League Baseball this offseason.  On the cusp of earning the largest contract in the game's history, there has been no shortage of suitors for the 26-year-old outfielder, as he...

Monday, December 24, 2018 - 8:10am

Mets MLB rumors: Mike Moustakas discussed

The New York Mets continue to be one of Major League Baseball's most aggressive teams this offseason as they look to quickly become contenders in the National League East.  Already having traded for Robinson Cano and Edwin Diaz while signing Jeurys Familia and Wilson Ramos, new general...

Wednesday, December 19, 2018 - 12:20pm