6/18/2013 | Mets acquire Young from Rockies for McHugh
In their continued quest for outfield improvement, the Mets acquired Eric Young Jr. from the Rockies late Tuesday night in exchange for right-handed pitcher Collin McHugh. Young will report to the big league team in Atlanta, possibly in time for Wednesday's game against the Braves.
6/18/2013 | Wheeler fortune: Zack spins gem in MLB debut
As Matt Harvey completed his final work assignment of the day, debriefing around two dozen media members -- a larger-than-normal contingent -- following his afternoon start, Zack Wheeler sat quietly five locker stalls away. If the crush of clubhouse visitors bothered him, he did not show it, leaning back in his chair and thumbing through a cell phone.
6/18/2013 | Mets strike late to help strong Wheeler win debut
Like a wise veteran, Mets starter Zack Wheeler cleaned up his own mess on multiple occasions to turn in six shutout innings in his Major League debut, but it was batterymate Anthony Recker who helped spark the rest of the New York offense in securing the top pitching prospect's first big league win, a 6-1 victory over the Braves to complete a doubleheader sweep Tuesday.
6/18/2013 | 'Long Shot' illustrates Piazza's desire to prove himself
Here's what outsiders saw: Mike Piazza hit more home runs than any catcher in baseball history. Here's what Piazza saw: a world that questioned whether he was good enough.
6/18/2013 | Mets place Turner on 15-day DL
The Mets officially placed Justin Turner on the disabled list Tuesday with a strained left intercostal muscle, sidelining him for at least 15 days. Receiving an ultrasound-guided cortisone shot Monday in New York, he is currently waiting for its effects to kick in.
6/18/2013 | Atchison likely headed back to DL with groin injury
Fresh off the disabled list, Scott Atchison was prepared to help the Mets immediately. He jogged out of the bullpen during the second game of Tuesday's doubleheader at Turner Field, climbed atop the mound, threw three warmup pitches ... then walked off limping. The official diagnosis was a sore right groin.
6/18/2013 | Marcum seeks first win facing Medlen, Braves
Mets starter Shaun Marcum isn't just hoping for a good day at the ballpark, he needs one. The right-hander will try to notch his first win of the season when he faces Kris Medlen and the Braves on Wednesday at Turner Field.
6/18/2013 | Harvey flirts with no-no, fans career-high 13
With Zack Wheeler set to make his debut in the nightcap, Matt Harvey responded with one of the better performances of his already-sublime young career in Game 1, holding the Braves to one hit over the first seven innings of a 4-3 Mets win, before things grew hairy for him in the eighth on Tuesday.
6/18/2013 | Young arms making a world of difference
If 2012 is to be remembered as the year Mike Trout and Bryce Harper were first unleashed upon the Major League Baseball world, then 2013 is shaping up to be remembered as the season Matt Harvey and Shelby Miller established themselves as aces in the making, the type of top-end starting talent teams dream of developing.
6/18/2013 | Wheeler's debut can be new beginning for Mets
Tuesday can be a new beginning for the Mets as No. 2 prospect Zack Wheeler makes his big league debut when the Mets faces the Braves in Atlanta.
6/18/2013 | Today's MLB starting lineups: June 18
Every lineup, every day, as they are made public by the clubs.
6/17/2013 | All eyes on Wheeler as Mets prospect debuts
Matt Harvey did this, you know. The crush of expectations, the weight of a franchise -- Harvey endured it all a year ago and succeeded brilliantly in the face of it. Eleven months later, it is top pitching prospect Zack Wheeler's turn to debut for the Mets on Tuesday against the Braves, in the nightcap of a doubleheader in which Harvey will start the matinee.
6/17/2013 | Bidding for shutout, Gee allows walk-off homer
Dillon Gee and the Mets lost a devastating 2-1 game to the Braves on Monday night at Turner Field after waiting out a three-hour, 43-minute rain delay. Taking a shutout into the ninth, Gee served up a two-run walk-off homer to Freddie Freeman to end things.
6/17/2013 | Mets shift Duda to first, Murphy back to second
Reversing course on last week's alternative defensive assignments, Mets manager Terry Collins scrawled out an entirely new lineup for Monday's series opener against the Braves. Daniel Murphy, who spent a one-week tour of duty at first base, returned to his usual position at second. Meanwhile, Lucas Duda, who has worked tirelessly in the outfield for the past two years, shifted to his natural position at first.
6/17/2013 | Turner could land on DL with left intercostal strain
Mets infielder Justin Turner is dealing with a left intercostal strain that could land him on the disabled list as soon as Tuesday. Turner stayed in New York after Sunday's game, receiving an MRI on Monday morning before joining his teammates in Atlanta.
6/17/2013 | Costas calls Mets to apologize for comments
Terry Collins heard the quip. How could he not? NBC broadcaster Bob Costas generated headlines Sunday when he called the Mets' walk-off celebration evidence of "the decline of Western civilization." A day later, Costas called Mets public relations guru Jay Horwitz to apologize.
6/17/2013 | Prized prospect Wheeler debuts for Mets in nightcap
In the wake of Monday's walk-off defeat to the Braves, the Mets could use a boost from the highly anticipated debut of top pitching prospect Zack Wheeler. Wheeler will start the second game of Tuesday's doubleheader in Atlanta against Paul Maholm.
6/17/2013 | Wheeler's debut to follow Harvey's start in twin bill
In the wake of Monday's walk-off defeat to the Braves, the Mets could use a boost from the highly anticipated debut of top pitching prospect Zack Wheeler. Wheeler will start the second game of Tuesday's doubleheader in Atlanta, with Matt Harvey getting the call in the opener. The Braves will start Alex Wood in the first game and Paul Maholm in the second game.
6/17/2013 | Today's MLB starting lineups: June 17
Every lineup, every day, as they are made public by the clubs.
6/16/2013 | Wright gains ground on Panda in NL All-Star balloting
Over the past three weeks, the Mets have done everything within their power to boost David Wright's candidacy for the 2013 All-Star Game. They have pushed fans to vote at every turn, hoping Wright can surpass Pablo Sandoval for the start at third base.
6/16/2013 | Start in Atlanta crucial to Gee's rotation future
Right-handers Dillon Gee and Tim Hudson will take the mound in Monday's series opener in Atlanta, and every start matters for Gee right now.
6/16/2013 | Mets find redemption on Nieuwenhuis' walk-off
Kirk Nieuwenhuis launched a three-run walk-off home run off Carlos Marmol in the ninth inning Sunday, leading the Mets to a 4-3 win over the Cubs.
6/16/2013 | Torres on hand to give Mets' bullpen a boost
Carlos Torres arrived at Citi Field around 9 a.m. ET Sunday and pitched two innings of one-hit ball in the Mets' 4-3 win over the Cubs, part of four scoreless innings from New York's bullpen.
6/16/2013 | 'Pitch' youth competition a hit at Citi Field
Citi Field hosted its iteration of Pitch, Hit & Run competition, presented by Scotts, on Sunday morning.
6/15/2013 | Mets recall righty Torres from Triple-A Las Vegas
Faced with the prospect of losing right-handed pitcher Carlos Torres to a contract technicality, the Mets on Saturday selected Torres' contract from Triple-A Las Vegas and optioned right-hander Greg Burke to the Minors. Torres will be in uniform for Sunday's series finale against the Cubs.
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