NEW YORK (AP) — Free-agent outfielder Michael Conforto will miss the entire season after having surgery on his right shoulder.
Conforto's agent, Scott Boras, confirmed late Saturday night in a text message to The Associated Press that Conforto had surgery last week performed by Dr.
TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Major League Baseball's free-agent frenzy was fun while it lasted.
Less than two weeks after it started, it's pretty much over.
Now that the dust has settled, some of the biggest moves weren't a huge surprise: Freddie Freeman is closer to home with the Dodgers, Nick Castellanos chose the Phillies while Trevor Story picked the Red Sox.
NEW YORK (AP) — Right-hander Trevor Bauer, third baseman Nolan Arenado, outfielder Charlie Blackmon and infielder-outfielder Jurickson Profar declined to opt out of their contracts to become free agents.
NEW YORK (AP) — Freddie Freeman, World Series MVP Jorge Soler and Eddie Rosario of the champion Atlanta Braves were among 160 players who became free agents Wednesday as an uncertain offseason started with a lockout threat looming.
HOUSTON (AP) — Baseball’s ninth work stoppage and first in 26 years appears almost certain to start Dec. 2, freezing the free-agent market and threatening the start of spring training in February.
Negotiations have been taking place since last spring, and each side thinks the other has not made proposals that will lead toward an agreement replacing the five-year contract that expires at 11:59 p.m.
NEW YORK (AP) — The price of a qualifying offer to Major League Baseball free agents dropped by $500,000 to $18.4 million, a sign of the slide in salaries.
The figure is determined by the average of the top 125 major league contracts this year and marks only the second fall.
New York Mets (77-84, third in the NL East) vs. Atlanta Braves (87-73, first in the NL East)
Atlanta; Sunday, 3:20 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Mets: Noah Syndergaard (0-0, .00 ERA, .00 WHIP, 2 strikeouts) Braves: Charlie Morton (14-6, 3.64 ERA, 1.04 WHIP, 213 strikeouts)
New York Mets (76-83, third in the NL East) vs. Atlanta Braves (86-72, first in the NL East)
Atlanta; Friday, 7:20 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Mets: Tylor Megill (3-6, 4.78 ERA, 1.32 WHIP, 93 strikeouts) Braves: Huascar Ynoa (4-5, 3.98 ERA, 1.07 WHIP, 94 strikeouts)
NEW YORK (AP) — Michael Conforto's eyes already were red when he reached the dugout, and as teammates hugged him they filled with tears.
Miami Marlins (65-93, fourth in the NL East) vs. New York Mets (75-83, third in the NL East)
Flushing, Queens; Thursday, 7:10 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Marlins: Edward Cabrera (0-3, 6.56 ERA, 1.71 WHIP, 22 strikeouts) Mets: Rich Hill (6-8, 3.87 ERA, 1.19 WHIP, 144 strikeouts)
NEW YORK (AP) — Miguel Rojas’ two-run single capped a three-run rally in the eighth inning Wednesday night, spoiling Taijuan Walker’s longest start in more than four years and sending the Miami Marlins to a 3-2 victory over the New York Mets.
New York Mets (73-79, third in the NL East) vs. Milwaukee Brewers (91-62, first in the NL Central)
Milwaukee; Friday, 8:10 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Mets: Tylor Megill (3-5, 4.57 ERA, 1.28 WHIP, 91 strikeouts) Brewers: Eric Lauer (6-5, 2.86 ERA, 1.11 WHIP, 105 strikeouts)
New York Yankees (78-63, third in the AL East) vs. New York Mets (71-71, third in the NL East)
Flushing, Queens; Saturday, 7:40 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Yankees: Corey Kluber (4-3, 3.69 ERA, 1.28 WHIP, 66 strikeouts) Mets: Taijuan Walker (7-9, 4.15 ERA, 1.19 WHIP, 129 strikeouts)
WASHINGTON (AP) — Lane Thomas and Alcides Escobar homered as the Washington Nationals ended a seven-game skid, beating the Mets 4-3 Saturday night to split a doubleheader and stop New York's six-game winning streak.
NEW YORK (AP) — Michael Conforto delivered a two-out hit that sent Javier Báez bolting home to cap a five-run rally in the ninth inning, then homered to lift the New York Mets over the Miami Marlins 3-1 Tuesday night for their second victory of the day.
NEW YORK (AP) — Michael Conforto hit a go-ahead, three-run drive in the seventh inning for his first career pinch-hit homer and the struggling New York Mets beat the Washington Nationals 5-3 on Saturday night.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Zack Wheeler pitched a two-hitter and struck out 11, Bryce Harper homered and the first-place Philadelphia Phillies finished off a three-game sweep for their eighth straight victory, 3-0 over the fading New York Mets on Sunday.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Brad Miller homered twice and the first-place Philadelphia Phillies withstood a ninth-inning rally for their seventh straight victory, 5-3 over the sinking New York Mets on Saturday.
NEW YORK (AP) — Pinch-hitter Brandon Drury delivered a tiebreaking homer in the seventh inning and right fielder Michael Conforto threw out a runner at the plate in the ninth to preserve the New York Mets’ 2-1 victory over the Atlanta Braves on Wednesday night.
CINCINNATI (AP) — Jeff McNeil hit a tiebreaking single in the 11th inning, Kevin Pillar added a three-run homer and the New York Mets went deep seven times Monday night to pull out a wild 15-11 win over the slumping Cincinnati Reds.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Michael Conforto hit a two-run homer in the ninth inning to complete a huge comeback and the New York Mets overcame an embarrassing gaffe by All-Star pitcher Taijuan Walker to beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 7-6 Sunday.
NEW YORK (AP) — Wilmer Difo’s tiebreaking single in the ninth inning capped Pittsburgh’s biggest comeback of the season, and the Pirates rallied from an early five-run deficit to beat the New York Mets 6-5 Sunday.
NEW YORK (AP) — Pete Alonso broke a seventh-inning tie with a two-run double off All-Star Brandon Woodruff, and the New York Mets beat the Milwaukee Brewers 4-2 on Monday night in a matchup of National League division leaders.
NEW YORK (AP) — By the middle of his outing, Mets ace Jacob deGrom was struggling to find his mechanics that essentially made him a two-pitch pitcher.
“Jake is human, right?” New York manager Luis Rojas said.
NEW YORK (AP) — Philadelphia Phillies pitcher Aaron Nola struck out 10 straight New York Mets batters Friday, tying a major league record that stood alone for more than five decades.
Hall of Fame ace Tom Seaver fanned his final 10 hitters for the Mets in a 2-1 victory over the San Diego Padres at Shea Stadium on April 22, 1970.
NEW YORK (AP) — With the arrival of Michael Conforto and a few other reinforcements, the banged-up New York Mets got back in the swing of things.
Francisco Lindor homered and drove in three runs, Conforto jolted New York's stagnant offense in his delayed return from injury and the Mets beat the Atlanta Braves 7-3 on Wednesday night.
NEW YORK (AP) — Marcus Stroman is optimistic he can make his next scheduled start for the New York Mets after an MRI showed no damage to his sore left hip.
That was good news for the depleted Mets, who reinstated right fielder Michael Conforto from the injured list Wednesday — one of eight roster moves the banged-up NL East leaders made before their series finale against Atlanta.
NEW YORK (AP) — Marcus Stroman has a sore hip, Michael Conforto's return was delayed due to coronavirus concerns and Joey Lucchesi is out for the season.
The hits just keep on coming for the injury-riddled New York Mets.
BALTIMORE (AP) — New York Mets manager Luis Rojas said Tuesday that he expects infielder Jeff McNeil to begin a rehab assignment by the end of the weekend.
McNeil hasn't played since May 16 because of a strained left hamstring.
NEW YORK (AP) — Mets right fielder Michael Conforto and second baseman Jeff McNeil have hamstring injuries that are likely to keep them out of action for another month.
“They’re significant hamstring strains,” New York general manager Zack Scott said Monday during a lengthy recounting of the Mets’ MASH unit, which currently has a major league-high 16 players on the injured list plus right-hander Jordan Yamamoto set to join.
A look at what's happening around the majors on Tuesday:
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Tomás Nido hit a two-run homer and Jonathan Villar added a solo shot and an RBI single, powering the New York Mets over the St. Louis Cardinals 7-2 on Wednesday night for a doubleheader split...
NEW YORK (AP) — Less than five weeks into the season, the New York Mets are making significant changes...
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Pete Alonso capped New York’s six-run eighth inning with a three-run double, and the Mets used a defensive meltdown by Philadelphia and a replay reversal to beat the Phillies 8-7 on Sunday night...
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Michael Conforto hit a tiebreaking homer leading off the ninth inning and the New York Mets benefited from a very questionable call by the second base umpire Saturday night in a 5-4 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies...
NEW YORK (AP) — Taijuan Walker pitched three-hit ball over seven innings in his first win for the Mets, J...
NEW YORK (AP) — Joe Ross rebounded from the worst outing of his career by pitching six solid innings and helping himself with an RBI single as the Washington Nationals beat the New York Mets 7-1 on Saturday...
NEW YORK (AP) — Jazz Chisholm Jr. hit a stunning homer off an otherwise dominant Jacob deGrom, Trevor Rogers beat the two-time Cy Young Award winner for the second time and the Miami Marlins blanked the New York Mets 3-0 on Saturday...
This easily could be the most amazin' at-bat of the entire season.
NEW YORK (AP) — Center fielder Kevin Pillar and the Mets finalized a $5 million, one-year contract Sunday night that adds depth and balance to New York's outfield...
BOSTON (AP) — Michael Conforto, Pete Alonso and Dominic Smith all homered, Michael Wacha pitched well over five innings and the New York Mets beat the Boston Red Sox 7-4 on Monday night...
NEW YORK (AP) — A cardboard cutout of a dog at Citi Field got her paws on a home run ball Saturday...