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Aug 14, 2018

Mets’ little-used infielder sent down to ‘develop’

Luis Guillorme hadn’t started a game since July 29 before he was sent down to Triple-A Las Vegas on Monday and replaced on the roster by Jack Reinheimer. “I think at this point, Guillorme had not played as much as we’d like him to play to continue to develop,” manager Mickey Callaway said before the...
Aug 14, 2018

‘Old soul’ Michael Conforto impressing veteran teammate

Austin Jackson has only been Michael Conforto’s teammate for a little over two weeks, but the 25-year-old has already made a strong impression. “He has an old soul,’’ Jackson said before Conforto homered in the Mets’ 8-5 win over the Yankees on Monday in The Bronx. “He seems a lot older than his age —...
Aug 14, 2018

Amed Rosario making case to be Mets’ leadoff hitter of the future

Mickey Callaway penciled Amed Rosario in at the top of the order Monday night for the 20th time this season. Expect to see Rosario at the top of the order more often after the shortstop hit the first leadoff homer of his career in an 8-5 win over the Yankees in The Bronx — and...
Aug 14, 2018

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...
Jul 23, 2018
Superb Jacob deGrom again not enough in potential Mets farewell

Superb Jacob deGrom again not enough in potential Mets farewell

Mickey Callaway went to the mound after Jacob deGrom gave up a ground-rule double to Wil Myers to extend the top of the eighth on Monday night at Citi Field. The manager allowed his ace to face one more batter, Eric Hosmer, with the Mets trailing the Padres by a run. DeGrom responded by fanning...
Jul 23, 2018

Mickey Callaway explains what he knew of Cespedes injury bombshell

Now Mickey Callaway says he did know that Yoenis Cespedes announced he might need surgery on both heels following Friday night’s win over the Yankees when the manager spoke to the media on Saturday. “On that, obviously, we talk all the time,’’ the manager said Monday of his dealings with the Mets’ P.R. staff. “And...
Jul 23, 2018

Tim Tebow needs surgery in another surreal Mets blow

So much for Tim Tebow coming to the Mets’ rescue this season. Tebow will undergo season-ending surgery to remove the fractured hamate bone in his right hand, assistant general manager John Ricco said Monday at Citi Field. The 30-year-old suffered the injury swinging a bat Thursday while with Double-A Binghamton, seemingly closing in on a call-up...
Jul 20, 2018
Yoenis Cespedes returns with bang as Mets take opener

Yoenis Cespedes returns with bang as Mets take opener

A staggering Mets team that is heading toward a selloff, with a hobbled Yoenis Cespedes, would seem to the perfect opponent for the Yankees, who find themselves looking up at the Red Sox in the AL East. But on Friday night, the Yankees squandered countless chances and couldn’t come back against the Mets, who were...
Jul 20, 2018

This one advantage gives Mets a chance in Subway Series

The Battle for the City it’s not, since that fight ended for this season a long time ago. But the Subway Series that begins Friday night in The Bronx will still provide plenty of storylines, from the potential return of Yoenis Cespedes to what might be Jacob deGrom’s final start as a Met. The Yankees...

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