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Longtime Mets owner Doubleday dies

By The Sports Network, 2 weeks 4 days ago
Flushing, NY (SportsNetwork.com) - Former New York Mets owner Nelson Doubleday, Jr. died Wednesday at the age of 81, the team announced in a statement. Doubleday's publishing company purchased a majority stake in the Mets in 1980, and he continued to hold a 50 percent share of the franchise until selling it to current owner Fred Wilpon in 2002. His 22-year tenure was highlighted by the...

Recap: NY Mets vs. Toronto

By The Sports Network, 2 weeks 5 days ago
Flushing, NY (SportsNetwork.com) - Matt Harvey tossed seven scoreless innings as the New York Mets beat the Toronto Blue Jays 3-2 on Tuesday. Harvey (7-4) gave up four hits while striking out six and walking none for the Mets, who went 5-3 on their eight-game homestand. The right-hander had allowed 20 runs over his previous four starts. Ruben Tejada, Wilmer Flores and Harvey had one RBI...

Mets designate Gee for assignment

By The Sports Network, 2 weeks 6 days ago
Flushing, NY (SportsNetwork.com) - The New York Mets designated pitcher Dillon Gee for assignment on Monday. In his last start, Gee gave up eight runs on 11 hits in 3 2/3 innings Sunday against Atlanta. The Mets recalled right-handed reliever Akeel Morris from Class A St. Lucie to replace Gee, who was 0-3 with a 5.90 ERA in eight games (seven starts) this season. He missed almost a...

Recap: NY Mets vs. Toronto

By The Sports Network, 2 weeks 6 days ago
Flushing, NY (SportsNetwork.com) - Lucas Duda and Wilmer Flores hit RBI singles in the bottom of the 11th, and the New York Mets snapped the Toronto Blue Jays' 11-game winning streak with a 4-3 victory on Monday. The Mets rallied after watching the Blue Jays take a 3-2 lead in the top of the 11th. Brett Cecil (1-3) took the mound in the bottom half and issued a one-out walk to Ruben Tejada....

Recap: NY Mets vs. Atlanta

By The Sports Network, 3 weeks 3 hours ago
Flushing, NY (SportsNetwork.com) - Juan Lagares' three-run homer in the sixth helped the New York Mets overcome a five-run deficit and give them a 10-8 win over the Atlanta Braves in the finale of a three-game set. Dillon Gee returned from the bereavement list and put the Mets in an early hole, allowing eight runs on 11 hits in 3 2/3 innings. New York reeled off nine runs from the third...

Mets activate Gee, Tejada

By The Sports Network, 3 weeks 3 hours ago
Flushing, NY (SportsNetwork.com) - The New York Mets made a couple of roster moves prior to Sunday's game against Atlanta, activating pitcher Dillon Gee from the bereavement list and infielder Ruben Tejada from the paternity list. Gee, scheduled to start Sunday, had been away from the team since Thursday due to the death of his grandmother in Texas. Tejada had also been absent since Thursday...

Recap: NY Mets vs. Atlanta

By The Sports Network, 3 weeks 1 day ago
Flushing, NY (SportsNetwork.com) - Cameron Maybin delivered a two-run single in the 11th inning to lift the Atlanta Braves to a 5-3 win over the New York Mets on Saturday afternoon. Maybin's hit off Carlos Torres came after the Braves tied the score with a two-run rally in the top of the ninth inning capped by Freddie Freeman's RBI single. Freeman hit a solo homer earlier in the game...

Mets put Goeddel on DL

By The Sports Network, 3 weeks 2 days ago
Flushing, NY (SportsNetwork.com) - The New York Mets placed relief pitcher Erik Goeddel on the 15-day disabled list due to a strained right elbow. Goeddel has a 1.96 ERA this year. Has has been unscored upon in 20 of his 22 games. The Mets also recalled infielder Danny Muno from Triple-A Las Vegas. 

Recap: NY Mets vs. San Francisco

By The Sports Network, 3 weeks 3 days ago
Flushing, NY (SportsNetwork.com) - Michael Cuddyer singled home the winning run in the ninth inning to lead the New York Mets in a 5-4 win over the San Francisco Giants in the finale of a three-game set. Sergio Romo (0-3) started off the ninth by striking out John Mayberry, but then plunked Curtis Granderson with a pitch. A passed ball moved Granderson to second, and a groundout from Juan...

Mets activate Parnell, Herrera

By The Sports Network, 3 weeks 3 days ago
Flushing, NY (SportsNetwork.com) - The New York Mets activated pitcher Bobby Parnell and infielder Dilson Herrera off the disabled list Thursday. Parnell has not appeared in a major league game since suffering ligament damage in his right elbow on Opening Day of last season, which required Tommy John surgery. He had an 11.57 ERA in 15 minor league rehab appearances. The right-hander was...