New York Mets left-handed starter Jason Vargas is set to return from the injured list Saturday after missing nearly three weeks with a hamstring injury.
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Rajai Davis arrived at Wednesday's game via Uber in the third inning, after finding out he had been called up from Triple-A Syracuse at about 5 p.m.
Juan Lagares hit a go-ahead, three-run double off Washington closer Sean Doolittle, Rajai Davis capped the six-run eighth inning with a three-run homer in his first at-bat for the Mets and New York rallied to beat the Nationals 6-1 Wednesday night.
Brandon Nimmo, who has struggled at the plate this year, had an MRI on Wednesday after experiencing a sharp pain in his neck earlier this week.
Criticized for not running hard, Mets second baseman Robinson Cano strained his left quadriceps hustling up the first-base line Wednesday night against the Nationals.
Keon Broxton, who said he was "surprised" by his lack of playing time despite batting just .143 in 34 games with the Mets, was traded to the O's in exchange for international bonus pool money.
Pete Alonso hit a long tying home run in the eighth inning, Amed Rosario had a winning infield single with two outs in the ninth and the New York Mets rallied from deficits three times to beat the Washington Nationals 6-5 Tuesday night.
After Buster & Tyler Kepner break down an all-time day for the Mets (10:00), Tim Kurkjian joins to weigh in on the Mets, Vlad Jr.'s controversial off day, a tough moment for Andrelton Simmons and more (32:52). Plus, Sarah Langs' Numbers Game (25:22).
The Mets keep doing Mets things, with another season in danger of going down the drain. As always, the problems start at the very top.
The Dodgers and Astros have been running neck-and-neck, but they're being threatened by rivals with staying power.
A camera caught Mets third baseman Todd Frazier and Nationals outfielder Adam Eaton jawing at each other from a distance in a heated exchange between innings Monday night before each was led away.
Amed Rosario and Pete Alonso homered in the first inning as the New York Mets, after learning embattled manager Mickey Callaway is staying around, broke out of their offensive funk a bit to beat the Washington Nationals 5-3 on Monday night.
On a hectic day at Citi Field, the slumping Mets announced they are sticking with embattled manager Mickey Callaway "for the foreseeable future'' -- and that sidelined slugger Yoenis Cespedes broke his right ankle in an accident on his ranch.
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Rehabbing Mets slugger Yoenis Cespedes broke his right ankle in a fall on his ranch, general manager Brodie Van Wagenen announced Monday. "He had a violent fall in which he stepped in a hole and put his leg and foot in a difficult position," Van Wagenen said. Cespedes, 33, suffered multiple fractures in the accident, which the Mets learned of Saturday night. He returned to New York for further evaluation, Van Wagenen said, offering no further timetable. Cespedes has not played this season after undergoing surgery to remove calcification on both of his heels last year. Those surgeries were expected to keep him sidelined at least half of this season. He is in the third season of a four-year, $110 million contact.
Before hearing from Kris Bryant (38:25) and Kyle Hendricks (43:15), Buster & David Schoenfield discuss the mess with the Mets, the Astros' climb, "Buster's" Presidents' Race win, Anthony Rendon's impact on this season and much more (15:24). Plus, Cap Talk with Todd Radom and the weekly uniform quiz (49:04).
A series against the Marlins might have looked like an opportunity to bounce back, but New York's season hit a new low.
After a tough start to his first season in Triple-A, Tim Tebow hit his first International League home run on Sunday for the Syracuse Mets. Tebow's hitting .157 on the season with 11 RBIs.
The Mets aren't hitting, and another lapse by slugger Robinson Cano raised questions about how hard they're trying following Sunday's 3-0 loss to the Marlins.
Sandy Alcantara threw a two-hitter in a pitching duel with Noah Syndergaard, and the Miami Marlins beat the reeling New York Mets 3-0 Sunday to complete a three-game sweep.