4:44 AM EDT, Fri April 25, 2014

Minors 4.24.14: Vegas' Lutz homers twice

LAS VEGAS 11, TACOMA 4: In his return to the lineup after leaving Monday's game after Lutz one inning with cramping, Zach Lutz went 3-for-3 with two homers, three RBIs, a walk and four runs scored. Rafael Montero took a scoreless effort into his sixth and final inning, when he surrendered a three-run homer to Jesus Montero. The 51s improved to 16-5 on the season. Eric Campbell went 2-for-3 with two RBIs and two walks. Allan Dykstra went 2-for-5 with a double, RBI and two runs scored.
New York Daily News 5 hours ago
Mets Insider: Pine tar talk? Not in Cards

Mets Insider: Pine tar talk? Not in Cards

You would think after the headlines in the morning papers about the Yankees’ Michael Pineda getting caught with pine tar smeared on his neck that everyone in baseball would be scrutinizing the pitchers Thursday.
New York Post 5 hours ago

Citi Field to honor cops wounded in shootout

The police officer who was shot while attempting to arrest two Brooklyn fare-beaters in February will be honored by the Mets on Saturday, according to law enforcement sources. Officer James...
Newark Star-Ledger 6 hours ago

Keith Hernandez rips Mets' Matt Harvey after Twitter incident

The former Mets first baseman said the pitcher should "just go about [his] business" and keep a lower profile.
New York Post 6 hours ago

Even Dice-K’s feeling a bit dicey about closing games

Plenty of people aren’t sold on the idea of Daisuke Matsuzaka being a closer — including Matsuzaka. After picking up the first save of his major league career in Thursday’s...