New York - When you're off to a slow start, this is the kind of loss that really stings.
The Milwaukee Brewers played in traffic too many times... Read more
New York - Only 12 games into the season, Milwaukee Brewers manager Ken Macha already is at a loss for words to describe the remarkable work of... Read more
ST. LOUIS - Novice left fielder Daniel Murphy fell down when he should've stayed up. Veteran Carlos Beltran stayed up when he should've gotten... Read more
ST. LOUIS - John Maine and Oliver Perez both won 15 games two years ago. Now, they're both question marks.
The Mets are sputtering as a result.... Read more
ST. LOUIS - Johan Santana's turn in the rotation is Friday. The woeful Washington Nationals will be in the visitors' dugout at Citi Field. So... Read more
ST. LOUIS - The Mets finally face a lefthanded starter Friday night when the Nationals' Scott Olsen opposes Johan Santana at Citi Field in the... Read more
Maybe Johan Sabtana's doggedness finally rubbed off on another member of the Mets' starting rotation.
Or maybe the Nationals are just a putrid... Read more
Jerry Manuel threatened changes after this turn through the rotation if the starting pitching didn't improve. What now, skip?
Oliver Perez... Read more
There is no nameplate atop Omir Santos' corner locker, and no guarantees from the manager. Before Brian Schneider comes back from the disabled... Read more
The blueprint constructed by Omar Minaya for the final three innings got tripped up before J.J. Putz or Francisco Rodriguez had a chance to reach... Read more
Marlins manager Fredi Gonzalez told Florida reporters Thursday that the organization plans to send a letter to Major League Baseball complaining... Read more
PHILADELPHIA - Omar Minaya went into damage-control mode an hour before the Mets opened their series against the Phillies, trying to massage... Read more
PHILADELPHIA - Oliver Perez looks like he has pitched himself out of the rotation. Now, does he head to the bullpen? Or to the minors, which the... Read more
ATLANTA - Oliver Perez has been banished to the bullpen rather than Buffalo or Binghamton.
Five starts into a three-year, $36 million contract,... Read more
ATLANTA - Oliver Perez acknowledged Tuesday that his agent relayed to the Mets the pitcher's desire to remain in the big leagues by moving to the... Read more
Who needs Manny Ramirez, anyway?
Omar Minaya insisted all winter that the Mets had no plans to splurge for the now-suspended slugger, and they... Read more
Francisco Rodriguez could rest Friday night after four saves in four nights.
Carlos Delgado belted a three-run homer in the eighth and had a... Read more
Sandy Alomar Sr. managed just fine with Jerry Manuel serving a suspension. Of course, the Mets suddenly are cruising on autopilot anyway.
Jose... Read more
Any true Met fan can recite every forgettable loss, even if they choose not to relive the horror of watching their team bungle two straight... Read more
The Mets had another opportunity to show Johan Santana the kind of love they had for their other starters during their seven-game win streak when... Read more
Carlos Beltran didn't need to swing this time. After all, Braves reliever Jeff Bennett didn't exactly deliver a pitch the caliber of that Adam... Read more
Gary Sheffield knew when he arrived in New York in April that his opportunities to star might be few.
But Wednesday, Sheffield was given the... Read more
SAN FRANCISCO - Carlos Beltran benefited from another ninth-inning close call at third base. And David Wright had a big hit in the clutch.
As a... Read more
SAN FRANCISCO - David Wright is starting to make a habit out of this clutch hitting.
The Mets' star third baseman, who has been criticized often... Read more
During a break from whacking line drives in the privacy of his batting cage at his Manati, Puerto Rico home in January, Carlos Beltran smiled when... Read more