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Mets to activate David Wright for final homestand

/ Sep 14, 2018

Mets to activate David Wright for final homestand

The New York Mets announced that third baseman David Wright will return for the team's final homestand on Sept. 29. The Mets said that they plan to activate Wright when they return to Citi Field on Sept. 25 against Atlanta. The 35-year-old is scheduled to play ...

Mets give up on hurler Harvey

/ May 5, 2018

Mets give up on hurler Harvey

The New York Mets said nighty-night to the Dark Knight. Matt Harvey, once regarded as a premier pitcher who could have joined Tom Seaver and Dwight Gooden among the Mets' greats, refused a minor league assignment and will be designated for assignment Saturday. The 29-year-old lost ...

Bryce Harper shatters bat, powers Nationals past Mets

/ Apr 17, 2018

Bryce Harper shatters bat, powers Nationals past Mets

The shear power of Bryce Harper was startling. The late comeback by the Washington Nationals? Yep, that was shocking, too. Harper hit an eye-popping, broken-bat homer early, then grounded a key single during a six-run surge in the eighth inning that sent the Nationals past ...

Longtime MLB slugger Rusty Staub dies at 73

/ Mar 29, 2018

Longtime MLB slugger Rusty Staub dies at 73

The New York Mets have announced that former slugger Rusty Staub has died at 73. The team said in a statement he died Thursday after an illness in a hospital in West Palm Beach, Florida, hours before the start of the baseball season. A team ...

Former Mets general manager Omar Minaya returning to team

/ Dec 23, 2017

Former Mets general manager Omar Minaya returning to team

Omar Minaya is returning to the New York Mets as a special assistant to Sandy Alderson, who replaced him as general manager after the 2010 season. Minaya was the Mets' senior assistant GM from September 1997 until February 2002, when he joined the Montreal Expos ...

/ Oct 31, 2017

Veteran outfielder Norichika Aoki becomes a free agent

The New York Mets said Monday they have released outfielder Norichika Aoki after just two months, making him a free agent able to negotiate with any club. According to U.S. media reports, the Mets made space on the 40-man roster and their payroll by parting ...

Marlins light up Mets in rout

/ Sep 19, 2017

Marlins light up Mets in rout

Maybe it was the breather Giancarlo Stanton requested and received, or the move one spot down in the batting order that rejuvenated his home run swing. Perhaps it was Mets pitching. Stanton hit his 55th homer — and his first in nine days — while driving ...