Maikel Franco hit a go-ahead two-run homer for the second straight game, and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the New York Mets 7-5 on Tuesday night.
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Brodie Van Wagenen and Mickey Callaway are likely doomed to walk the plank. But if the Mets GM and manager want to maintain credibility, they must learn to stand up to the Wilpons.
Buster talks to Karl Ravech about the ongoing dysfunction in the Mets clubhouse, the Jordan Hicks injury and fans rushing the field (12:36). Plus, Sarah Langs and "The Numbers Game" (45:15).
Baseball has a new process for deciding who will start next month in Cleveland. While the finalists sweat it out, we examine the candidates at each position.
Both clubs entered the year with high expectations but have been making the wrong kind of news. Will either get out of its own way?
At least some of the Mets' pitching moves during games have been dictated by the front office, multiple sources confirmed to ESPN's Buster Olney.
Maikel Franco hit a go-ahead two-run homer, Rhys Hoskins, Jean Segura and Jay Bruce also went deep and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the New York Mets 13-7 Monday night, snapping a seven-game losing streak.
Some of the game's most famous franchises are back in the mix to take over as MLB's top team.
Mets manager Mickey Callaway and pitcher Jason Vargas have been fined an undisclosed amount following a confrontation with a reporter in the clubhouse Sunday.
Buster talks to Tim Kurkjian about Albert Pujols' return to St. Louis, the Mets' continued issues and the sinking Phillies (17:10). Plus, an interview with Angels IF Tommy La Stella (34:18) and a "Uni Quiz" with Todd Radom (36:37).
Mets manager Mickey Callaway and pitcher Jason Vargas were involved in a clubhouse incident with a Newsday reporter after Sunday's 5-3 loss to the Cubs.
Javier Baez hit the 100th homer of his career, a three-run drive in the eighth inning as the Chicago Cubs overcame another home run by Pete Alonso to beat the New York Mets 5-3 on Sunday.
Pete Alonso set the Mets' record for home runs by a rookie, hitting his 27th of the season on Sunday to break Darryl Strawberry's franchise mark.
Which teams are under the most pressure to augment their wild-card hopes before the trade deadline, and what will they do?
Rookie slugger Pete Alonso hit his 26th homer to set the NL record for most homers before the All-Star Game as the New York Mets routed the Chicago Cubs 10-2 on Saturday.
Jeff McNeil homered and drove in three runs while making his first career start in right field, helping the New York Mets beat the Chicago Cubs 5-4 on Friday.
Albert Pujols is back in St. Louis, Dallas Keuchel is back on the mound and the Yankees are back at full strength (or close to it). Here's what we expect to see.
Mets rookie Pete Alonso should make the All-Star team, but so should Freddie Freeman and Josh Bell and Max Muncy and ...
Cubs top pitching prospect Adbert Alzolay tossed four innings of dazzling relief in his major league debut and the offense broke through with a six-run third as Chicago beat the New York Mets 7-4 on Thursday night.
A survivor of a campus shooting in North Carolina has gotten to meet Tim Tebow, an athlete he has looked up to since the fourth grade.