— David Peterson matched a career high with 10 strikeouts in six dominant innings and batterymate James McCann hit his first home run with the Mets, sending New York past the Philadelphia Phillies 5-1 on Wednesday night for its third straight win.
Bernie Madoff, whose Ponzi scheme defrauded thousands and affected the finances of the New York Mets, has died in prison.
At an age when many pitchers are starting to slow down, deGrom's velocity and production are on the upswing. Here's why he could be baseball's next king of longevity.
Marly Rivera ESPN Writer
Michael Conforto had X-Rays on his right wrist due to a hit by pitch, and all imaging was negative. Conforto was hit by a José Alvarado fastball in the 6th inning of Game 1 of today's doubleheader.
— Pete Alonso and Jonathan Villar each hit an RBI single in the eighth inning to give the New York Mets a 4-3 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies in the first game of their doubleheader Tuesday.
Marly Rivera ESPN Writer
Mets pitcher Taijuan Walker, who was originally scheduled to start tonight's game on ESPN honoring Jackie Robinson before the doubleheader was scheduled, is wearing his black cleats honoring No. 42.
You can't deny the math: There are only two dozen players who can be considered truly elite in any season. Here's who will leap onto the list this year and who will drop off.
What is an ace? Well, that's complicated. So we set specific criteria and identified the pitchers who fit.
Major league umpire Joe West was awarded $500,000 in damages plus interest dating to July 8 in a defamation suit against former All-Star catcher Paul Lo Duca.
— A game between the New York Mets and Philadelphia Phillies has been postponed due to rain and rescheduled as part of a doubleheader for Tuesday.
Marcus Stroman was unhappy that the Mets began Sunday's game against the Marlins in a steady rain. The game, which was started by Stroman, went into a delay after 7 minutes.
— Marcus Stroman was unhappy that the New York Mets began Sunday’s game against the Miami Marlins in a steady rain, and he lasted just nine pitches before play was stopped.
Jacob deGrom matched a career best with 14 strikeouts but didn't get any run support as Trevor Rogers helped Miami blank the Mets 3-0 on Saturday.
— Jazz Chisholm Jr. hit a stunning homer off an otherwise dominant Jacob deGrom, Trevor Rogers beat the two-time Cy Young Award winner for the second time and the Miami Marlins blanked the New York Mets 3-0 Saturday.
New York Mets third baseman J.D. Davis was hit in the hand by a 91 mph fastball Tuesday and hasn't played since.
L.A. is the favorite to win it all in 2021. But that doesn't stop us from making the case for the biggest threats to the Dodgers' repeat dreams.
Who says you can't learn anything from small sample sizes? It's time to make some bold predictions based on what we've seen so far.