Mets hire former slugger Carlos Beltran as new manager

Baseball / MLB Nov 2, 2019

Mets hire former slugger Carlos Beltran as new manager

Carlos Beltran, two years removed from his playing career and with no managerial experience, has been picked by the New York Mets to replace Mickey Callaway. Beltran, 42, received a three-year contract that includes a club option for 2023. The Mets announced the move Friday. A ...

Nats rally for 7 runs in ninth in wild victory over Mets

Baseball / MLB Sep 4, 2019

Nats rally for 7 runs in ninth in wild victory over Mets

A few cheering fans caught the attention of Nationals manager Dave Martinez as he finally began his nightly debrief with reporters. "Thank you for staying," Martinez said. They couldn't have been blamed for leaving early. No doubt, they're glad they didn't. Kurt Suzuki capped the largest ninth-inning ...

Mets avoid arbitration with catcher Travis d'Arnaud

Baseball / MLB Jan 10, 2019

Mets avoid arbitration with catcher Travis d'Arnaud

The New York Mets and catcher Travis d'Arnaud has agreed to a one-year, $3,515,000 deal to avoid salary arbitration, according to published reports on Wednesday. That is a raise of $40,000 for d'Arnaud, who played in just four games last season before sustaining a torn ...

Kazuo Matsui says career with Lions led by destiny

Baseball / Japanese Baseball Sep 28, 2018

Kazuo Matsui says career with Lions led by destiny

Former major leaguer Kazuo Matsui said Thursday he feels "destined" to end his storied career with the Seibu Lions, where he started his professional baseball journey 25 years ago. In a news conference at MetLife Dome to announce his retirement, the 42-year-old player-coach said he ...