Los Angeles Dodgers defeat New York Mets, 11-2

The Mets-Phillies rivalry might soon get a new wrinkle.

Pedro Martinez confirmed Thursday in the Dominican Republic that his agent is in talks with the Phils that would enable the former Mets ace to switch sides and join Jimmy Rollins and the defending World Series champions for the remainder of this season.

"The Phillies saw me this past Tuesday in a simulated game and I felt very good with my fastball and all my pitches," Martinez said, according to an Associated Pres...

Growing up in South Carolina, Orlando Hudson dreamed of playing for the Mets. Even though he grew up in Braves country, Hudson loved Darryl Strawberry and was a proud Mets fan.

Hudson was not shy about chasing his childhood dream this offseason when he hit free agency, making it known he wanted to come to Flushing.

But Omar Minaya couldn't find a taker for Luis Castillo's contract in a trade, and Hudson instead helped add to the Mets' misery last night. The Dodgers' ...

If things continue like this, it may be more relevant for the Mets to look over their shoulders than ahead to the Phillies. So, for the record, the Mets' lead over the last-place Nationals was sliced to 15 games Thursday night.

Livan Hernandez outdid last weekend's miserable performance in Philadelphia and the Mets lost to the Dodgers, 11-2, at Citi Field in Thursday night's rubber game.

The Mets (40-44) lost their fourth straight series, excluding a rainout makeup v...