New Mets additions bust for three homers in win over Braves

New Mets additions bust for three homers in win over Braves

The Mets are in full swing, playing their best baseball of the season and establishing their promise against a bona fide team in the playoffs. They entered a five-game run against the Braves in first place in the NL East, and the Mets will end the series in the same spot after hitting four home … Read more

New Mets additions bust for three homers in win over Braves

New Mets additions bust for three homers in win over Braves

The Mets are in full swing, playing their best baseball of the season and establishing their promise against a bona fide team in the playoffs. They entered a five-game run against the Braves in first place in the NL East, and the Mets will end the series in the same spot after hitting four home … Read more

New Mets additions bust for three homers in win over Braves

New Mets additions bust for three homers in win over Braves

The Mets are in full swing, playing their best baseball of the season and establishing their promise against a bona fide team in the playoffs. They entered a five-game run against the Braves in first place in the NL East, and the Mets will end the series in the same spot after hitting four home … Read more

Right: Under-the-radar MLB trades deserve notice from the Phillies, Reds, Mets and more

Right: Under-the-radar MLB trades deserve notice from the Phillies, Reds, Mets and more

A few quick notes on a few more deals from Tuesday’s deadline. I haven’t covered all of the transactions that have occurred, focusing on those that included leads or that I otherwise found interesting. The twins get: Tyler Mahle Reds get: Spencer Steer, Stephen Hajjar and Christian Encarnacion-Strand Mahle has had some bad luck this … Read more

Rosenthal: What I’m hearing ahead of MLB trade deadline

Rosenthal: What I’m hearing ahead of MLB trade deadline

This is AJ Preller’s world, and the rest of the baseball industry lives in it. OK, maybe that’s overkill. But true to form, Preller is chasing a dizzying array of deals and looks virtually certain to make at least one major move before Tuesday’s trade deadline at 6 p.m. ET. Will it be with Nationals … Read more

Carlos Carrasco’s gem, three home runs propel Mets past Marlins

Carlos Carrasco’s gem, three home runs propel Mets past Marlins

MIAMI – That’s a delicious cookie these days. Carlos Carrasco won’t win any contests squashing batters, but the right-hander’s pitching and off-speed command — and most importantly, his health — have converged this season to give the Mets invaluable rotational play. On Saturday, he gave his team 7²/₃ shutout innings in a 4-0 win over … Read more

The exchange with the Mets surprised Tyler Naquin: “unexpectedly”

The exchange with the Mets surprised Tyler Naquin: “unexpectedly”

MIAMI — Tyler Naquin had heard of trade, but nothing connected him to the Mets. That changed Thursday night, when he got a phone call in Cincinnati letting him know the Mets had acquired him. In trade, the Mets also received minor league left-handed reliever Phillip Diehl and sent minor leaguers Hector Rodriguez and Jose … Read more

The exchange with the Mets surprised Tyler Naquin: “unexpectedly”

The exchange with the Mets surprised Tyler Naquin: “unexpectedly”

MIAMI — Tyler Naquin had heard of trade, but nothing connected him to the Mets. That changed Thursday night, when he got a phone call in Cincinnati letting him know the Mets had acquired him. In trade, the Mets also received minor league left-handed reliever Phillip Diehl and sent minor leaguers Hector Rodriguez and Jose … Read more

Mets earn sweeping win over Yankees to sweep Subway Series

Mets earn sweeping win over Yankees to sweep Subway Series

Eduardo Escobar touched home plate, threw off his helmet and started the sprint to second base to celebrate with his teammates. The player they were chasing was Starling Marte, who delivered an RBI single in the ninth inning Wednesday night that gave the Mets a 3-2 win over the Yankees at Citi Field for a … Read more