6:54 AM EDT, Tue August 14, 2018

Yankees manager Aaron Boone talks about Luis Severino after loss to Mets

Yankees manager Aaron Boone talks about Luis Severinos latest loss, Monday vs. Mets.        

New York Post

Jacob deGrom wants Cy Young and Mets are fully behind him

Even after beating the Yankees on Monday night, Jacob deGrom has just seven wins and a .500 record, but those numbers shouldn’t prevent the Mets right-hander from being considered for the NL Cy Young award, according to Mickey Callaway. In fact, the manager said before deGrom gave up three runs — two earned — in...


Jacob deGrom should win Cy Young, says NY Mets' Mickey Callaway

The Mets manager thinks his ace Jacob deGrom should win the NL Cy Young Award despite his subpar win/loss record.        

New York Post

Mets have their ace ready to face the Yankees

MIAMI — Jacob deGrom was rained out in his last scheduled start against the Yankees, but the Mets insist the right-hander’s appearance Monday in The Bronx will be as much about keeping a schedule as wanting their ace on the mound in the Subway Series. Last week, manager Mickey Callaway adjusted his rotation to allow...


Why NY Mets won't limit Jacob deGrom's innings

Mets manager Mickey Callaway talks about why the club wont limit ace Jacob deGroms innings through the rest of the season.        


Mets' Callaway: 'I feel like there's a very good chance' Wright returns to majors

Mets manager Mickey Callaway and INF Jose Reyes are happy to see 3B David Wright returning to baseball action on Sunday.

New York Post

What Matz’s imminent return could mean for the Mets’ rotation

MIAMI — The Mets’ rotation could become a six-pack within the next week. With rookie Corey Oswalt pitching at a respectable level and Steven Matz potentially on the verge of coming off the disabled list, manager Mickey Callaway said Friday that a six-man rotation is under consideration. Oswalt is scheduled to start Saturday in Matz’s...


Mets manager Mickey Callaway on wanting to return in 2019: 'I love being here'

Mickey Callaway has a 3-year deal that runs through the 2020 season, and says he absolutely wants to return despite the uncertainty in the GM position        

New York Post

Cardinals executive on radar in Mets’ GM search

In the nascent stages of the Mets’ general manager search, Gary LaRocque’s name is among those receiving consideration. LaRocque, a key component of the Cardinals front office for the past decade-plus, is hardly a whiz kid at 65, but is well respected within the game and would fit the profile of what the Mets are...

Amazin Avenue

Mets Morning News for August 10, 2018

Your Friday morning dose of New York Mets and MLB news, notes, and links. Meet the Mets Zack Wheeler took longer than many to return to form from Tommy John surgery, but he’s back, and his catcher is singing his praises. Fancred’s Jon Heyman listed eight early candidates for the Mets’ general manager vacancy. A day before hunting for Marlins pitchers’ offerings, Brandon Nimmo caught some actual fish off Florida’s shore. Tim Healey shared the names Mets will be rocking on their jerseys come Players Weekend, when the team will host the Nationals from August 24 to 26. The Bergen...


Mets manager Mickey Callaway on Zack Wheeler

Mets manager Mickey Callaway on Zack Wheeler        


Latest on the Mets' GM search

Where are the Mets at in their search for a new general manager?

Rising Apple

Mets should not way to bring in their next general manager

The New York Mets should not wait until the offseason to name their next general manager. It’s time they select a candidate and let him get started. All signs point to the New York Mets naming a new general manager for the 2019 season. However, the Mets are making a mistake by not hiring one […] Mets should not way to bring in their next general manager - Rising Apple - Rising Apple - A New York Mets Blog Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More


Jacob deGrom, still a Cy Young candidate, lined up to start for NY Mets against Yankees

Mets manager Mickey Callaway says Jacob deGrom will be starting against the Yankees in the final game of the latest Subway Series edition.        


Riggleman on Reds win over the New York Mets

Reds manager Jim Riggleman on Tuesdays 6-1 win over the New York Mets.         

Federal Baseball

Wire Taps: Nationals, Braves split doubleheader; Jayson Werth talks Mets; Erick Fedde + new friend...

Catch up on the last 24 hours in Nationals news before the start of the third of four with the Braves in D.C. In case you were wondering why Adam Eaton sat out of both of yesterday’s games with the Braves, Nationals’ manager Davey Martinez cleared things up after the second of two with Atlanta in Washington, D.C. “He’s good,” Martinez said. “He’s playing tomorrow. I thought Michael [A. Taylor] did well. I wanted him to play both games today.” Also, Eaton has a .130/.231/.130 in 26 plate appearances vs LHPs this season (a SSS, I know), and he does have a .277/.351/.343 career...


Mets manager Mickey Callaway discusses Jason Vargas

Mets manager Mickey Callaway discusses Jason Vargas prior to his Tuesday start against the Reds        

Rising Apple

Mets: Hopes of Joe Girardi managing in 2019 grow slimmer

The chances of seeing Joe Girardi manage the New York Mets next season were already slim. Today, it looks even less likely. If you’re unhappy with New York Mets manager Mickey Callaway and the job he has done in 2018, you’re like most people. Congratulations. Life is a terribly lonely journey and on this particular […] Mets: Hopes of Joe Girardi managing in 2019 grow slimmer - Rising Apple - Rising Apple - A New York Mets Blog Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More


Cincinnati Reds need a starter Wednesday, could Robert Stephenson get the call?

Reds manager Jim Riggleman said no decision has been made on who will start Wednesdays series finale with the Mets         


Mets manager Mickey Callaway opens up about job status

Mets manager Mickey Callaway spoke about his job status on Sunday ahead of the Mets' series finale against the Braves.


NY Mets' manager Mickey Callaway explains Anthony Swarzak's injury

Mets manager Mickey Callaway talks about why reliever Anthony Swarzak is headed to the disabled list again.        


NY Mets' Mickey Callaway on rookie improvements

Mets manager Mickey Callaway talks about putting rookie reliever Tyler Bashlor in such a big moment against the Braves.        


A’s acquire Nationals reliever Shawn Kelley from Nationals

The A’s further beefed up their bullpen with Sunday’s acquistion of Shawn Kelley, who was designated for assignment by the Nationals after a mound tantrum. Kelley, 34, spiked his glove to the ground and glared into the Nationals’ dugout during the ninth inning as the mop-up man in Tuesday’s 25-4 loss to the Mets. Nationals general manager Mike Rizzo called the act “disrespectful to the name on the front of the jersey, the organization, specifically (manager) Davey Martinez.” Kelley threw his glove to the ground after giving up a homer to ex-Giant...


Mets manager Mickey Callaway on his club’s injured leaders

Manager Mickey Callaway discusses how injuries are affecting leadership in the Mets’ clubhouse.        

New York Post

Jeurys Familia trade piece makes great first impression

If first impressions — regardless of how long — are important, figure Bobby Wahl made a good one with the Mets. “I really liked Wahl’s stuff,” said manager Mickey Callaway after Wahl, 26, part of the return from Oakland for Jeurys Familia, retired the only two batters he faced in his Mets debut Thursday during...

New York Post

Mets not happy about Eaton slide that broke Phil Evans’ leg

Shades of Chase Utley and Ruben Tejada. Mets manager Mickey Callaway admitted Thursday he was upset with Wednesday’s play by Washington’s Adam Eaton that left infielder Phil Evans with a leg fracture. Callaway felt the slide was too aggressive and late. “I think the guy slid in late. I think his hand actually came off...


Mets manager Mickey Callaway on the relievers

Mets manager Mickey Callaway discusses relievers Bobby Wahl, Seth Lugo and Robert Gsellman        

New York Post

Mets ready for up-close look at their Jeurys Familia return

The Mets are already looking to get returns on their deadline moves. The team called up Bobby Wahl — a 26-year-old pitcher who came from Oakland in the Jeurys Familia trade — on Thursday morning, interim general manager John Ricco told reporters. Wahl has major league experience, having tossed 7 2/3 innings in seven games...

1969 WS Gm5: Jones awarded first base after Hodges argues

10/16/69: Cleon Jones is awarded first base after Mets manager Gil Hodges shows the umpire Jones' shoe polish mark on the ball

Mets manager Terry Collins talks David Wright, Jose Reyes, and more

New York Mets manager Terry Collins chats with SNY's Steve Gelbs about David Wright's return and how the Mets plan on using Jose Reyes this season.

Bobby Valentine spills the secrets behind famous Mets disguise

Former New York Mets manager Bobby Valentine tells the inside story of going incognito in the dugout after getting ejected from a game at Shea Stadium, as he signs autographs at the Queens Baseball Convention.