Jan 24, 2010 00:53 EST
Alex Rodriguez is left speechless when accepting playoffs MVP from New York baseball writers. Alex Rodriguez looked at the award he just received from Babe Ruth's granddaughter with big eyes and a broad grin. It was as if he almost couldn't believe it was his.
Jan 22, 2010 20:11 EST
New York Mets acquire OF Gary Matthews Jr. from Angels for reliever Brian Stokes. Unable to find regular playing time for Gary Matthews Jr., the Los Angeles Angels traded the outfielder to the New York Mets on Friday and agreed to pay $21.5 million as part of the deal.
Jan 14, 2010 21:54 EST
What an operation: Beltran says Mets asked for delay only after surgery started. Carlos Beltran says the New York Mets made their request to delay knee surgery only after the operation was underway.
Jan 14, 2010 21:22 EST
Carlos Beltran said he was following doctor's orders with surgery to repair his right knee, and the Mets didn't ask him to delay the procedure until it was underway.
Jan 14, 2010 19:39 EST
NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York Mets center-fielder Carlos Beltran had surgery on his knee Wednesday without getting permission from the club, a team spokesman said Thursday.
Jan 14, 2010 03:21 EST
NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York Mets outfielder Carlos Beltran will miss the start of the season after undergoing knee surgery, the team announced on their website on Wednesday.
Jan 05, 2010 16:01 EST
Power play: Jason Bay brings big bat to power-hungry Mets; slugger is introduced by team. Jason Bay happily put on his Mets jersey after two team executives fumbled with the buttons, then dispelled a couple of hurtful rumors, saying there were no issues with his shoulder or desire to play in New York.
Jan 03, 2010 15:50 EST
Mexico takes down 3rd brother in reputed Beltran Leyva drug trafficking dynasty. The capture of a reputed kingpin following the death of his brother has knocked out most of a brutal drug trafficking dynasty after a Mexican crackdown on corruption stripped the Beltran Leyva cartel of many snitches within security forces.
Dec 30, 2009 00:01 EST
Person familiar with negotiations: Mets, free agent slugger Jason Bay reach preliminary deal. The Baywatch is set to begin at Citi Field. Free agent slugger Jason Bay and the New York Mets have reached a preliminary agreement, a person familiar with the negotiations told The Associated Press on Tuesday.
Nov 11, 2009 18:53 EST
Ryan Zimmerman succeeds former youth teammate David Wright as NL Gold Glove winner. That travel team back in Virginia a decade ago must have played great defense on the left side of the infield.
Nov 01, 2009 09:35 EST
Reversed home run call helps A-Rod, Yankees beat Phillies 8-5 to take 2-1 lead in World Series. Guess who showed up for Halloween dressed as sluggers?
Oct 29, 2009 04:47 EDT
Game within a game: Phillies' Werth, Yankees' Burnett square off in at-bat years in the making. They never talked about it. Neither saw a reason to.
Oct 15, 2009 13:46 EDT
Mets expect shortstop Jose Reyes to be ready for spring training after leg surgery. Mets shortstop Jose Reyes is expected to be ready for spring training following surgery on his injured right leg.
Oct 05, 2009 16:46 EDT
Mets fire first base coach, reassign 3 others in coaching shakeup after dismal season. After a miserable season full of baserunning blunders and fielding miscues, the New York Mets made several changes to their coaching staff Monday.
Oct 04, 2009 15:57 EDT
Nelson Figueroa pitches shutout, Mets end wretched season with 4-0 win for sweep of Astros. Nelson Figueroa pitched a four-hitter for his first major league complete game, Angel Pagan keyed the offense and the New York Mets wrapped up a miserable season Sunday by completing a three-game sweep of the Houston Astros with a 4-0 victory.
Oct 02, 2009 22:40 EDT
Ballpark or mechanics? Mets manager Jerry Manuel wonders about Wright's power numbers. Mets manager Jerry Manuel knows all the reasons for New York's lack of power this season. There were the injuries to sluggers Carlos Beltran and Carlos Delgado, and the dimensions at their spacious new ballpark ? just a difficult year in general for the club.
Sep 23, 2009 22:42 EDT
Another win for Bobby Cox: Tim Hudson pitches surging Braves past Mets 5-2. Tim Hudson pitched six effective innings for his second win since major elbow surgery and the Atlanta Braves beat the New York Mets 5-2 on Wednesday night to complete a three-game sweep.
Sep 20, 2009 16:27 EDT
John Maine throws 5 sharp innings, Mets beat Nationals 6-2 to win series. John Maine pitched five shutout innings to earn his first win since May and the New York Mets beat the Washington Nationals 6-2 on Sunday.
Sep 09, 2009 19:45 EDT
Mets speedy SS Jose Reyes hopes to return to action this season from a torn hamstring tendon. Jose Reyes is hoping to return to the New York Mets' lineup this season and is willing to play winter ball if it will help hasten his recovery from a torn right hamstring tendon.
Sep 08, 2009 18:49 EDT
At last, some help: Carlos Beltran back in center field for injury-ravaged Mets. Carlos Beltran is back in the lineup for the New York Mets.