3:07 AM EDT, Fri October 20, 2017
Washington Times

Mets' Wright has surgery to treat spinal nerve compression

NEW YORK (AP) - Mets captain David Wright underwent back surgery, his second operation in a month as he tries to return to the major leagues after an absence of 1½ years. The team said Thursday that Wright had a procedure in Los Angeles called a laminotomy, is which a ...

Amazin Avenue

Mets Morning News: Wright back under the knife

Your Friday morning dose of New York Mets and MLB news, notes, and links. Meet the Mets David Wright underwent another surgery, this one on his back, and vowed he’s not ready to retire. Former Mets manager Bobby Valentine thinks the Mets should pursue two of his former players to fill the seat vacated by Terry Collins: Joe McEwing and Robin Ventura. Former Mets slugger Carlos Beltrain also offered his thoughts, and believes Alex Cora is the man for the job. Filling the managerial vacancy is just one of 11 tasks Alderson has to carry out this offseason, according to NJ.com. Around the NL...

CBS NY

Mets Fire Longtime Pitching Coach, Head Trainer

Following a painful season, the injury-riddled New York Mets are making changes to their coaching staff and medical department.

Washington Times

Mets let go longtime pitching coach and head trainer

NEW YORK (AP) - Following a painful season, the injury-riddled New York Mets are making changes to their coaching staff and medical department. Two days after Terry Collins stepped down as manager, the team announced Tuesday that longtime pitching coach Dan Warthen will not return in that role next year ...

Washington Times

Nats slugger Harper could return from knee injury Monday

NEW YORK (AP) - Bryce Harper could come off the disabled list and return to the Washington Nationals' lineup Monday night in the opener of a three-game series at Philadelphia. "We're still trying to make up our minds," manager Dusty Baker said after Sunday's victory over the New York Mets. ...

Larry Brown Sports

Sandy Alderson expects Matt Harvey to be back with Mets in 2018

The New York Mets are still hoping to find something left in Matt Harvey’s once-vaunted right arm. As Harvey finishes off another poor, injury-plagued campaign, Mets general manager Sandy Alderson said Friday that the team intends to tender him a contract and he expects the right-hander to stay with the Mets this winter. Sandy Alderson...Read More

Is Johan Santana worthy of the Hall of Fame?

On SNY's Mets Hot Stove, Steve Gelbs, Todd Zeile, and Nelson Figueroa look back on former New York Mets pitcher Johan Santana's career, and his chances of ever being inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame.