2:42 AM EDT, Fri August 26, 2016
New York Post Aug 17, 2016

Mets’ hottest hitter scratched due to lower back stiffness

PHOENIX — Neil Walker is the Mets’ hottest hitter, so it’s only fitting in this season of injuries for the club that he was scratched from the lineup Tuesday night. The second baseman had stiffness in his lower back, according to manager Terry Collins, who took no chances: Kelly Johnson, who hit a solo homer...
New York Post Aug 5, 2016

Mets veteran utilityman celebrates ‘bucket list’ homer

Kelly Johnson has bounced around to so many teams in his career, there is a good chance a road ballpark will have a familiar feel for the Mets utilityman. Yankee Stadium falls into that category. Johnson played a half-season for the Yankees in 2014 and enjoyed aiming at the short right-field porch in The Bronx,...
New York Post Aug 5, 2016

Hot-headed Hansel Robles told to chill after Teixeira meltdown

Hansel Robles probably could use an occasional chill pill. The Mets reliever has never been shy about confrontation and may have been distracted Wednesday by Mark Teixeira, with whom he was jawing in the seventh inning, under the assumption the Yankees first baseman was trying to steal signs. Robles surrendered three earned runs in two-thirds...
New York Post Aug 5, 2016

‘One moment’: The baseball lesson Jay Bruce hasn’t forgotten

Jay Bruce was just a kid then, 23 and enjoying his first bloom of prosperity as a big leaguer. Jim Edmonds was at the end, 40, scratching out the final 32 at-bats of his career for the playoff-bound Reds. One at the end, one at the start. One day, Edmonds called Bruce over and offered...
New York Post Aug 4, 2016

Mets to Yoenis Cespedes: Put the golf clubs away

The Mets have told Yoenis Cespedes to put away the golf clubs for a while now that they’ve finally put him on the disabled list with a strained right quad. General manager Sandy Alderson acknowledged that it was “bad optics” for Cespedes to play 18 holes before Wednesday’s game in The Bronx — especially because he...
New York Post Aug 4, 2016

Kevin Millar mocks role in Yoenis Cespedes golf scandal

While New York is freaking out over Yoenis Cespedes’ golf addiction, his playing partner is having fun with it. On Thursday, Kevin Millar posted a photo on Twitter of MLB Network co-worker Dan Plesac on crutches while holding a golf club. Millar exclaims in the caption: “Looks like I got another one guys!” This comes a day...