New York Mets

Baseball team and Major League Baseball franchise in Queens, New York, United States

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New York Mets: Baseball team and Major League Baseball franchise in Queens, New York, United States
The New York Mets are a Major League Baseball team based in the New York City borough of Queens. The Mets compete in Major League Baseball (MLB) as a member of the National League (NL) East division. They are one of two MLB teams based in New York City; the other is the New York Yankees, who compete in the American League (AL) East division.


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Mets president Sandy Alderson says Tim Tebow is expected to be back in 2021

Mets president Sandy Alderson says Tim Tebow is expected to be back with the team for the 2021 season. - Published

Mets' player suspended after testing positive for PED

Canó, who had been suspended in 2018 after testing positive for another banned substance, received a 162-game suspension without pay.
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Mets' Robinson Cano suspended for 2021 season after positive PED test

Eight-time All-Star second baseman hit with 162-game ban for a second positive test, will forfeit entire $24 million salary for 2021. - Published

New Mets owner on players' protests: "Black lives do matter"

"Black lives do matter... If my players want to express themselves, they're entitled to do it," Cohen said.
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Joe Biden Invited to Throw First Pitch at Washington Nationals Game

Better start warming up that arm, Mr. President-Elect. The Washington Nationals have invited Joe Biden to throw out of the first pitch of the 2021 season -- when they take on the New York Mets at home.. - Published

NYC mayor mum on review of proposed Mets sale

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio deflected questions Thursday about whether he wants to block the sale of the New York Mets to hedge fund manager Steve Cohen. (Oct. 29) - Published

Mets' sale to Steve Cohen still has one hurdle to clear: New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio

The sale of the New York Mets to Steve Cohen for $2.475 billion is set to be voted on by MLB owners, but the city's mayor will have a say before then. - Published

Darryl Strawberry To Delonte West, I'll Help You Beat Drug Addiction

Darryl Strawberry wants to personally help former NBA star Delonte West kick drugs ... 'cause the MLB legend knows firsthand how addiction can ruin lives. The 58-year-old former NY Mets star famously.. - Published

Billionaire Steve Cohen clinches deal to buy New York Mets

Alex Rodriguez and fiancee Jennifer Lopez also tried to buy MLB team, but dropped out of bidding last month.
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Passage: In memoriam

“Sunday Morning” looks back at some of the notable figures who have left us, including New York Mets pitching great Tom Seaver; bestselling biographer and journalist Gail Sheehy; and legendary..
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Tom Seaver, Hall of Fame pitcher and Mets legend, dead at age 75

Seaver's family said he died of complications of dementia and COVID-19. He was a five-time 20-game winner and the 1967 National League Rookie of the Year.
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MLB Legend Tom Seaver Dead At 75 After Battle With Dementia, COVID-19

Tom Seaver -- one of the greatest Mets players of all time -- died Monday after a battle with dementia and COVID-19. He was 75. "We are heartbroken to share that our beloved husband and father has.. - Published

Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez Lose Bid to Buy NY Mets, 'So Disappointed!'

Welp, it's finally over for Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez -- they will not be buying the NY Mets. The couple was in a serious battle with hedge fund billionaire Steve Cohen to buy the team from the.. - Published

Mets and Marlins walk off field, leave BLM shirt on home plate

The dramatic scene unfolded after several pro teams boycotted games in protest of the police shooting of Jacob Blake.
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Mets, Marlins walk off the field after 42-second moment of silence honoring Jackie Robinson

MLB teams combine a protest over the shooting of Jacob Blake with a tribute to Jackie Robinson before choosing not to play Thursday's game in New York. - Published

Mets GM Brodie Van Wagenen apologizes for saying MLB commissioner 'doesn't get it' on hot mic

In a video recording, New York Mets general manager Brodie Van Wagenen discussed Rob Manfred's handling of protests around the league. - Published

Jennifer Lopez Says Owning Mets Would Be 'Amazing,' MLB Needs Women!

Jennifer Lopez says owning the NY Mets would not only be "amazing" for her ... but extremely beneficial for MLB to have a strong woman in a position of power. Both J.Lo and Alex Rodriguez have been.. - Published

NY Mets cancel games after positive COVID tests

The New York Mets received two positive tests for COVID-19 in their organization, Major League Baseball said, prompting the postponement of two games. (Aug. 21) - Published

Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez Tour Citi Field As Part of Plan to Buy NY Mets

Ya don't buy a car without checkin' under the hood, right? And, if you're Alex Rodriguez and Jennifer Lopez, ya don't buy a pro baseball team without checking out the stadium! That's what J-Rod did on.. - Published

Yoenis Cespedes not at ballpark at Mets play Braves

Yoenis Cespedes did not show up to the ballpark for Sunday's game. Team officials say they haven't received "any explanation for his absence." - Published

Wretch 32: No further action over Tasering of rapper's dad

The Mets says it has not received a public complaint and there had been no misconduct in the case.
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Happy Bobby Bonilla Day! Why the New York Mets pay him $1.19 million each July 1

Every July 1 from 2011-2035, the New York Mets dole out $1.19 million to Bobby Bonilla, who hasn't played for them since 1999. - Published

Phillies' Jim Bunning had a perfect Father's Day in 1964 against the Mets

Jim Bunning, the only baseball player elected both to the Hall of Fame and U.S. Senate, tossed a perfect game on Father's Day 1964 against the Mets. - Published

Why Jennifer Lopez, Alex Rodriguez buying stake in New York Mets would be good for MLB, team

The New York Post reported that Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez have been planning a second bid for the Mets, after their initial bid came up short. - Published

Ex-Mets minor leaguer Andrew Church appears to take jab at Tim Tebow: 'Made a mockery of our team'

Andrew Church, a former teammate of Tim Tebow, appears to take a swipe at the Heisman Trophy winner after he was released by the Mets. - Published

New York Mets coach Hensley Meulens is trying to keep Curacao fed one meal at a time

New York Mets coach Hensley Meulens is working at a food bank in Curacao, which has seen its economy dry up during the pandemic by a lack of tourism. - Published

ShowBiz Minute: Lopez, Netflix, 'Friends'

Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez retain J.P. Morgan in a possible bid for the New York Mets; Netflix picks up nearly 16 million new subscribers during first three months of the year; Fans invited to.. - Published

Paul Lo Duca rips Alex Rodriguez as 'one of the fakest people out there'

It's safe to say Paul Lo Duca isn't fond of Alex Rodriguez. The former Mets catcher called him 'one of the fakest people' during an interview on WFAN. - Published

Mets' Noah Syndergaard to have Tommy John surgery Thursday, expected back in 2021

The New York Mets' upcoming season took a major hit, as Noah Syndergaard will have Tommy John surgery Thursday. - Published

Negative COVID-19 test for New York Mets employee Donovan Mitchell Sr., whose NBA son is positive

Donovan Mitchell Sr., father of Utah Jazz player Donovan Mitchell and a New York Mets employee, tests negative for coronavirus. - Published

Tim Tebow to play for Philippines in World Baseball Classic qualifying

Mets minor league outfielder TIm Tebow will play the Philippines in the World Baseball Classic in 2021 if the nation can qualify for the tournament. - Published

Revisiting Carlos Beltran, Astros' sign-stealing scheme as more details emerge

The Athletic reported additional details surrounding Carolos Beltran and Astros' sign-stealing, making it clear the Mets made right move to part ways. - Published

Entering another spring training with Mets, Tim Tebow 'won't give up' on baseball dream

Preparing for spring training, Tim Tebow spoke to USA TODAY Sports about his dream of playing in the majors. - Published

Carlos Beltran steps down as New York Mets manager over 'sign-stealing' role

Carlos Beltran steps down as New York Mets manager because of his role in the "sign-stealing" scandal during his time as a Houston Astros player.
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Carlos Beltran out as New York Mets manager in wake of Astros cheating scandal

The Carlos Beltran era is over before it even began for the New York Mets. - Published

After role in Astros' sign-stealing scandal, can Carlos Beltran manage former foes with Mets?

Carlos Beltran, the only player identified in the nine-page MLB report, is now put in an awkward position managing the New York Mets. - Published

New York Mets outfielder Yoenis Cespedes' ankle injury result of boar encounter, report says

New York Mets outfielder Yoenis Cespedes has not played since halfway through 2018. The answer as to why became a little clearer this week. - Published

Phillies agree to five-year, $118 million deal with free agent starter Zack Wheeler

The Phillies have agreed to a five-year, $118 million contract with former New York Mets right-hander Zack Wheeler. - Published

Drinking coffee may reduce heart disease risk

drinking coffee may reduce heart disease risk
London: Coffee consumption is associated with reduced risk of metabolic syndrome (Mets), say researchers adding that MetS increases the risk of cardiovascular problems, including coronary heart disease..
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Mets ace Jacob deGrom goes back-to-back with another NL Cy Young award

Jacob DeGrom captured his second consecutive NL Cy Young Award, outpointing Hyun-jin Ryu and Max Scherzer. - Published

Kris Bryant, Mookie Betts on the block? Four marquee MLB franchises ready for crazy winter

The offseason is in full stride and four marquee franchises -- the Yankees, Red Sox, Cubs and Mets -- have big decisions to make. - Published

Mets' Pete Alonso is NL Rookie of the Year with historic 53-home run season

Alonso broke MLB's rookie record with 53 home runs and drove in 120 runs for the Mets in 2019. - Published

Baseball bliss, every 50 years: Let's go Mets! Let's go Nats!

Through the team's astonishing post-season run, I wore my lucky Nationals shirt during every game because, well, they played better when I did. - Published

Mets fire manager Mickey Callaway after two seasons

The Mets went 86-76 this past season, 163-161 overall in two seasons, under Mickey Callaway, who was in his first stint as a manager in the majors. - Published

Mets slugger Pete Alonso donates custom cleats to 9/11 museum

Mets slugger Pete Alonso visited the National September 11 Memorial and Museum on Tuesday to donate the custom cleats and baseball bat honoring first responders that he used in a game on the 18th..
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Mets' Pete Alonso breaks Aaron Judge's single-season rookie record with 53rd home run

Pete Alonso's 53rd homer of the year broke Aaron Judge's record to set a new MLB single-season mark for home runs by a rookie. - Published

New York Mets' Pete Alonso hits 52nd home run, tying Aaron Judge's MLB rookie record

New York Mets first baseman Pete Alonso has tied Aaron Judge's 2017 MLB record for the most home runs hit by a rookie - Published

Mets staying composed amidst up and down season

What I'm Hearing: USA TODAY Sports' Larry Berger spoke with Mets manager Mickey Callaway to discuss the temperature of the team as the regular season nears its end. - Published

Tim Tebow doesn't want college athletes to get paid: 'It's about your team'

Former Florida quarterback and New York Mets minor-leaguer Tim Tebow believes paying college athletes changes the meaning of college sports. - Published

Wearing 9/11-inspired cleats, Mets get emotional win

In a striking coincidence, the Mets also finished the victory with 9 runs on 11 hits
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