Mets hitting coach Kevin Long reportedly has made a favorable impression as the club searches for a new manager.
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The Athletics, Mariners, Astros and others have reached out to offer Loren Jade Smith new memorabilia after the 9-year-old's collection was destroyed in a California fire.
Scott Lauber ESPN Staff Writer
One day after he interviewed with Red Sox and one day before he meets Mets, praise keeps rolling in for Astros bench coach Alex Cora. "The guy is always bringing something to the table for the younger guys, which is great," Astros DH Carlos Beltran said. "He has good communication with the guys. He's always in the clubhouse getting to know the players, getting to know which buttons he could push on each player to make them go out there and play the game hard."
Astros bench coach Alex Cora reportedly has drawn interest from all four teams looking for new managers.
The Mets have reportedly spoken with Brad Ausmus, who was recently let go by the Tigers after managing them for the past four seasons.
The New York Mets are buying the Triple-A Syracuse Chiefs as they work toward centering more of their minor league baseball operations in their home state.
The Hank Aaron Award recognizes the most outstanding offensive performer in each league. Finalists for all 30 teams were revealed Monday.
Mets third baseman David Wright underwent surgery Thursday to his back a month after having shoulder surgery.
The 29-year-old ace has shocked the baseball world by cutting his long hair.
The Mets reportedly are looking to start their managerial search by interviewing Bob Geren and Alex Cora.
The Mets announced pitching coach Dan Warthen, who had been in the role since 2008, won't return next season. Terry Collins was named special assistant to GM Sandy Alderson.
Here's a simple and ugly way to sum up the Mets' season: Of their top eight pitchers in games started, seven had an ERA of at least 5.00.
Buster Olney talks to Jerry Crasnick about the best and worst moments of the weekend in MLB, and the two make playoff and award predictions. Plus, a conversation with former Dodgers GM Ned Colletti, Patrick Saunders with some "Inside Heat" on the Rockies, Todd Radom's latest uniform trivia and more.
William Weinbaum ESPN
A Fox Sports spokesperson confirmed to Outside the Lines a Newsday report that the network will announce Monday that Keith Hernandez and David Ortiz will replace Pete Rose as MLB postseason studio analysts. The departure from Fox is the latest fallout for Rose of an allegation that he had sex more than 40 years ago with an underage girl.
Former Red Sox great David Ortiz and former NL MVP Keith Hernandez will serve as Fox Sports studio analysts for the postseason. They are replacing Pete Rose following allegations against baseball's all-time hits leader.
Pete Mackanin ended his tenure as Philadelphia Phillies manager with a win, while Terry Collins left the New York Mets with a loss.
GM Sandy Alderson can make a clean break from the drama and disappointments of the Mets' 2017 season by putting a fresh face in Collins' place after the longtime manager resigned on Sunday.
Terry Collins, who led the Mets to the 2015 NL crown and a trip to the World Series, has stepped down from his position. Collins leaves as the longest-serving manager in franchise history and second in wins behind Davey Johnson.
Asdrubal Cabrera hit a three-run homer with two outs in the 11th inning to lift the New York Mets to a 7-4 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Saturday night.
Maikel Franco, Jorge Alfaro and Cesar Hernandez all homered to support six strong innings from starter Ben Lively as the Philadelphia Phillies defeated the New York Mets 6-2 on Friday night.
Given the club's payroll constraints, Mets fans will likely have to be satisfied in watching the once-vaunted starting rotation return to 2015 form.
William Weinbaum ESPN
MLB announced Fri. that the World Series MVP Award will now be named for Willie Mays, who appeared in 3 WS for the Giants & 1 for the Mets. While he never hit .300 or homered in a WS, Mays made the signature defensive play known as "The Catch," a racing over-the-shoulder 1954 robbery of Cleveland's Vic Wertz in the cavernous center field of NY's Polo Grounds.
While Mets COO Jeff Wilpon and GM Sandy Alderson wanted to fire manager Terry Collins on several occasions, they were overruled by owner Fred Wilpon, according to a Newsday report.
White Sox coach Joe McEwing reportedly could be a candidate if and when the Mets change managers.
Terry Collins was a winner in perhaps his final home game as manager of the New York Mets, who beat the Atlanta Braves 7-1 on Wednesday night behind rookie pitcher Robert Gsellman.