6:19 PM EST, Tue November 21, 2017
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Getting to know new Mets manager Mickey Callaway

The rookie skipper has been better at coaching baseball than playing it. They say that star players don’t make great coaches, and in that regard, Mickey Callaway has already gotten off to a great start in his major league managerial career. That’s because he was a very lousy big league pitcher. Selected in the seventh round of the 1996 MLB Draft by the Tampa Bay Devil Rays, Callaway made his major league debut three years later in June of 1999. While his present club was making a run at the National League Wild Card, the Ole Miss product was pitching 19.1 innings with Tampa Bay for a...

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2017 Mets Season Review: Nori Aoki brought consistency late in the season

The outfielder did exactly what you thought he would After Michael Conforto and Yoenis Cespedes went down with injuries and Curtis Granderson and Jay Bruce were traded away, the Mets needed someone to play the outfield for the last month of the season. Enter Norichika Aoki. Aoki was signed by the Mets on September 2, and he almost immediately did what he’s always done over his career: played a league-average outfield. Aoki was released by the Toronto Blue Jays on August 29, having been traded from the Houston Astros a month or so earlier. He hit .284/.371/.373 over the course of his 27...

30 Clubs in 30 Days: Mets Aces Discuss Expectations

From Port St. Lucie, Al Leiter talks to Noah Syndergaard, Matt Harvey and Jacob deGrom about returning from injury, expectations to make another run in the playoffs and more.

Evaluating Matt Harvey's first spring training start: Good or Bad?

On SNY's Loud Mouths, Jon Hein and Marc Malusis discussNew York Mets starter Matt Harvey's first spring training start as he works his way back from injury.