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3/28/2015 | Cohen takes a look ahead to upcoming season

SNY's broadcast team of Gary Cohen, Keith Hernandez and Ron Darling -- Gary, Keith and Ron, or simply GKR to Mets fans -- is entering its 10th season calling games on SNY. MLB.com recently caught up with Cohen to talk about this year.


3/28/2015 | Sources: Mets, Duda discussing long-term contract extension

The Mets and Lucas Duda are discussing a long-term contract extension, according to two sources familiar with the negotiations, which would keep the first baseman in Flushing well into his 30s. The Mets have not publicly acknowledged the negotiations, and GM Sandy Alderson declined comment on Saturday afternoon.


3/28/2015 | Mets taking cautious approach with Black comeback

Though Vic Black enjoyed a successful return to the mound on Saturday, throwing a 22-pitch bullpen session late in the morning, his status for Opening Day remains tenuous.


3/28/2015 | deGrom gets better of Strasburg, with help from long ball

Jacob deGrom kept thriving, David Wright and Curtis Granderson kept mashing and everything continued going swimmingly for the Mets on Saturday in a 10-2 win over the Nationals.


3/28/2015 | Mets reassign Rice, Castellanos, Bradford to Minors camp

The Mets reassigned left-handed reliever Scott Rice, outfielder Alex Castellanos and right-handed pitcher Chasen Bradford to Minor League camp on Saturday.


3/27/2015 | Mets hope Familia, and his pitches, keep rising

The key to Jeurys Familia's success has always been his ability to throw sinkers low in the strike zone, thereby generating ground balls. But the Mets want more out of Familia, who has taken on additional importance with a series of injuries having struck the club's bullpen.


3/27/2015 | Mets fear Murphy could miss Opening Day

Daniel Murphy's sluggish progression back from a strained right hamstring has the Mets questioning his readiness for Opening Day, increasing the odds that either Matt Reynolds or Danny Muno will make the team.


3/27/2015 | Mets' bats spring to action late behind Harvey

Starters Matt Harvey and John Lackey each looked sharp in their penultimate starts of Grapefruit League play on Friday, though it was the Cardinals who came away with a 5-4 split-squad victory.


3/27/2015 | Harvey celebrates b-day with breezy outing

Matt Harvey didn't let his 26th birthday celebration linger on Friday. The Mets' ace waited out a brief rain delay before setting a new high of 80 pitches in his 4 1/3-inning, one-run outing against the Cardinals.


3/26/2015 | Flores shakes off sore left foot against Nats

Wilmer Flores' return from a bruised left foot proved relatively uneventful in the Mets' 8-3 win over the Nationals on Thursday, But it just fine for Flores after missing three games with an injury that could have been much worse.


3/26/2015 | Mets prospect Bowman stellar in spot start

For Mets prospect Matt Bowman, receiving a last-minute callup for a spot start in Thursday's game was rewarding enough. Doing so against the Nationals, his favorite team since middle school, only added to the experience.


3/26/2015 | Mets' pitchers may hit 8th with Wright in mind

Mets manager Terry Collins said he is considering batting the starting pitcher eight more often because it would allow him to shift David Wright from third to second in the lineup, increasing his at-bats over the course of the season and, theoretically, his RBI opportunities as well.


3/26/2015 | Ne-Yo added to lineup for Mets concert series

Three-time Grammy Award-winning singer Ne-Yo has been added to the Mets' 2015 postgame concert series, the team announced on Thursday. He will perform after the Aug. 15 game against the Pirates at Citi Field.


3/26/2015 | Mets shield Colon, give Niese intrasquad duty

Bartolo Colon, who relies largely on the deception he generates by changing speeds, faced the Nationals five times last season and once already this spring. With his Opening Day start for the Mets only two weeks away, avoiding their hitters was a priority.


3/26/2015 | Mets find power stroke with 3 HRs vs. Nationals

Matt den Dekker hit one of three homers for the Mets, while Matt Bowman was stellar in a spot start in an 8-3 win over the Nationals on Thursday at Space Coast Stadium.


3/25/2015 | Gilmartin making case for role in Mets' bullpen

The Mets have been taking an extra long look at their left-handed bullpen candidates since losing Josh Edgin for the season to Tommy John surgery.


3/25/2015 | Is Montero pitching his way into starting rotation?

Mets manager Terry Collins continues to dangle the possibility that Rafael Montero could pitch his way into the starting rotation to open the season. The 24-year-old right-hander continues to do everything he can to keep that possibility alive.


3/25/2015 | Lagares, Mayberry power up to back sharp Montero

John Mayberry Jr. homered off Masahiro Tanaka and Juan Lagares cracked a two-run blast off Dellin Betances as the Mets defeated the Yankees, 7-2, on Wednesday at George M. Steinbrenner Field.


3/25/2015 | Parnell throws scoreless inning in Triple-A game

A gaggle of scouts, executives and Minor League players gathered around a back field of the Mets' complex Wednesday to watch former closer Bobby Parnell pitch. Several of them clutched radar guns, curious to see how fast Parnell -- nearing the one-year anniversary of his Tommy John surgery -- would throw.


3/25/2015 | Wheeler has successful Tommy John surgery

The first step toward getting right-hander Zack Wheeler back into the Mets' rotation has been completed. Wheeler on Wednesday underwent successful surgery on the flexor pronator tendon and the ulnar collateral ligament in his right elbow.


3/25/2015 | Cuddyer ready to lead youthful Mets to the postseason

Michael Cuddyer is ready to be a veteran leader for a Mets club that's full of young talent. The 35-year-old Cuddyer, who signed a two-year, $21-million deal in the offseason, is a 14-year veteran who's made it to the playoffs six times.


3/24/2015 | NFL's Jennings throws first pitch in visit to Mets

Throwing out the ceremonial first pitch at Mets camp was supposed to be a fun outing for New York Giants running back Rashad Jennings. But a fleeting moment of stress overtook him when he thought back on the Mets' most erratic first pitch of last summer, courtesy of rapper 50 Cent.


3/24/2015 | Mets not banking on Black's Opening Day availability

With less than two weeks left until camp breaks, right-handed reliever Vic Black stands in the most precarious position of several Mets players nursing injuries -- a "question mark," according to general manager Sandy Alderson, who added that he's "not sure where [Black] will be on Opening Day."


3/24/2015 | Lefty candidate Leathersich optioned by Mets

The Mets' left-handed bullpen competition lost a member on Tuesday, when the team optioned No. 21 prospect Jack Leathersich to Minor League camp.


3/24/2015 | Bell's final toll: Longtime closer elects to retire

Heath Bell, a three-time All-Star with the Padres in 2009-11, is bowing out after an 11-season career. The reason, Bell said, was pretty simple. "My kids wanted me home," said Bell, 37.




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