Jon Niese struggled in his first spring start that was delayed by shoulder trouble, allowing four runs in two innings of the New York Mets' 9-8 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Tuesday.
Apparently players aren’t the only people preparing for the Major League Baseball season at Spring Training games right now. Yesterday, a fan in the outfield grass at the New York Mets and Miami Marlins game showed that he’s in regular season careless dad form, as he let go of his kid’s wagon cart to go after a foul ball.
A Miami Marlins fan was officially eliminated from the "Father of the Year" race this week after he ditched his son while trying to chase down a baseball that bounced over the fence during a spring training game. When New York Mets outfielder...Show More Summary
When Kansas City Royals mascot Sluggerrr discovered that his New York Mets counterpart, Mr. Met, had joined Twitter, Sluggerrr decided to have a little fun by posting a picture with Mr. Met's wife. We've seen mascots playfully fight,...Show More Summary
Yesterday we introduced you to the underwhelming @MrMet Twitter account, your social media destination for a guy who loves the New York Mets and also has a baseball for a head. His initial tweets were just, “hey, I’m on Twitter,” and we worried that it was all a scam. “This can’t really be Mr. Met,” we opined.
The New York Mets' creatively named mascot, Mr. Met, joined Twitter Monday, and if his early digital musings are any indication, he's as bad at utilizing social media as the Mets are at playing baseball. Uio’m ion ryTwittesr! pic.twitter.com/2u2TKwK5hd — Mr. Show More Summary
Giancarlo Stanton of the Miami Marlins hit a home run in a spring training game against the New York Mets that some are estimating to have traveled more than 500 feet. The ball was finally stopped when it hit off the top of the batter's screen for the other field. Show More Summary
Braves pitcher Kris Medlen left in the fourth inning with a strained forearm and the New York Mets went on to beat Atlanta 8-2 on Sunday.
Atlanta Braves starting pitcher Kris Medlen left Sunday's spring training game against the New York Mets after 3.2 innings with an injured forearm. Mark Bowman of MLB.com provided the details: Medlen has a right forearm strain. He'll...Show More Summary
Braves starter Kris Medlen left in the fourth inning of Sunday's game against the New York Mets with a strained right forearm.
Drew Smyly pitched three scoreless innings and struck out three in the Detroit Tigers' 3-2 loss to the New York Mets on Saturday.
According to a report from Mike Bresnahan of the Los Angeles Times, former Los Angeles Lakers head coach Phil Jackson recently met with New York Knicks owner James Dolan. Jackson was offered a position within the Knicks organizationShow More Summary
The New York Mets will be without ace Matt Harvey in 2014 as he recovers from Tommy John surgery. Luckily, the team still has a host of promising young arms to look forward to in right-handers Zack Wheeler, Noah Syndergaard and Rafael...Show More Summary
? Mike Woodson brushed off reports that Knicks GM Steve Mills recently met with Phil Jackson about either a GM or coaching position. "As I sit here today I'm the coach of the New York Knicks and I'm not going to entertain anything about Phil," Woodson said before the game. Show More Summary
New York Mets captain David Wright was 0 for 3 in his spring training debut and St. Louis Cardinals prospect Oscar Taveras went 1 for 3 with a run in his first appearance of the exhibition season, a 5-5 tie Friday.
The New York Knicks are desperate to shake things up, win some games and keep Carmelo Anthony in the Big Apple, so it should come as little surprise to learn that the team reportedly met with Hall of Famer Phil Jackson about becoming...Show More Summary
Spring training is in full swing for the New York Mets, who are doing the best they can to start acting like a team capable of winning 90 games in 2014. The Grapefruit League schedule is underway and position battles at first base, shortstop,...Show More Summary
The exhibition game between the New York Mets and the Houston Astros scheduled for Thursday has been rained out.
Here's the rest of the story. Yeah, I just had to get the rimshot out there. The Met approached Goerne, who was in New York performing at Carnegie Hall, yesterday evening when the company’s artistic staff learned of Hampson’s withdrawal. Show More Summary