NEW YORK (AP) — Joan Hodges, the widow of Hall of Famer and World Series-winning New York Mets manager Gil Hodges, died following a long illness.
The team said she died Saturday night, 10 days shy of her 96th birthday.
NEW YORK (AP) — Sandy Alderson has achieved one of the goals he set upon his return to the New York Mets.
"The Mets are far more respected than they have been in recent years,” he said Friday, a day after announcing he will resign as team president and become a senior adviser when a successor has been selected.
DENVER (AP) — John Stearns, a four-time All-Star catcher with the New York Mets, has died after a long battle with cancer. He was 71.
Stearns, who played football and baseball at the University of Colorado, died Thursday night in Denver, according to the Mets.
NEW YORK (AP) — Sandy Alderson will step down as president of the New York Mets when the team finds his replacement.
The 74-year-old Alderson, a cancer survivor who has served two stints as New York's general manager, will move to a new role as special advisor to owners Steve and Alex Cohen and the senior leadership team.
NEW YORK (AP) — Longtime New York Mets Spanish broadcaster Juan Alicea died Monday, the team said. He was 85.
The Mets said Alicea died in his sleep at home in Florida.
Alicea joined the Mets in April 1969, the season they won their first World Series championship, and worked in the scouting and community relations departments.
NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Mets are naming the Citi Field press box in honor of Jay Horwitz, the team's media relations director from 1980 to 2018.
The team said Thurday it will hold a ceremony before Sunday's game against Arizona to dedicate the press box in honor of Horwitz.
NEW YORK (AP) — Billy Eppler embraced the bright lights of the big city, promising on his first day as Mets general manager to pursue pricey free agents and create a perennial World Series contender.
NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Mets finally found a general manager, hiring Billy Eppler in a move announced Thursday night following their long and ridiculed search.
Eppler was fired as GM of the Los Angeles Angels a little more than a year ago after five unsuccessful seasons.
CARLSBAD, Calif. (AP) — Mets President Sandy Alderson says the biggest impediment in the club's dragging search for a general manager isn't his presence nor owner Steve Cohen, but the spotlight created by the New York market.
NEW YORK (AP) — Acting general manager Zack Scott will not return to the New York Mets after being placed on administrative leave following an arrest on drunken driving charges in August, according to a person familiar with the firing.
NEW YORK (AP) — Luis Rojas’ fate as New York Mets manager likely will be determined before the team hires a president of baseball operations.
With a disappointing 2021 season coming to a close, New York holds an option on Rojas' contract for next year.
MIAMI (AP) — New York Mets President Sandy Alderson says he's had little communication with acting general manager Zack Scott, who was arrested last week on a charge of driving while intoxicated.
“We were all caught by surprise, very unfortunate,” Alderson said before the Mets played Tuesday night at Miami.
NEW YORK (AP) — Acting general manager Zack Scott was placed on administrative leave Thursday by the New York Mets following his arrest on charges of driving while intoxicated.
Electronic court records show Scott was released without bail after pleading not guilty earlier in the day to driving while intoxicated and three traffic violations.
NEW YORK (AP) — Javier Báez apologized for running his mouth, then sprinted right back into the good graces of Mets fans.
Báez bolted from first to home for the winning run in the ninth inning of a 6-5 win over the Miami Marlins on Tuesday, hours after he and Francisco Lindor apologized for their roles in a thumbs-down gesture that was in part a dig at New York fans who have booed the underperforming ballclub.
NEW YORK (AP) — Javier Báez and his New York Mets teammates turned the boos at Citi Field to cheers this weekend — and turned their thumbs upside down at frustrated fans.
Báez launched a 444-foot home run Sunday in a 9-4 win over the Washington Nationals, then flashed a double thumbs-down gesture toward the crowd on his way back to the dugout.
NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Mets are pushing back plans to unveil a statue honoring late Hall of Famer Tom Seaver to opening day in 2022.
The team had hoped to debut the sculpture for Seaver, who died on Aug...
NEW YORK (AP) — The Yankees and Mets can increase capacity from 20% to 100% at their ballparks for home games starting May 19 — as along as fans are vaccinated against COVID-19.
And both teams will be giving away free tickets along with vaccinations...
NEW YORK (AP) — New Mets owner, same old dysfunction.
Marcus Stroman criticized New York for starting Sunday's game against the Miami Marlins in a steady rain...
Mets president Sandy Alderson says the team may have been naive to think it could manage Trevor Bauer’s habit of inflammatory social media posts but says he’s happy with New York's offseason changes despite failing to sign the NL Cy Young Award winner...
NEW YORK (AP) — Jared Porter lasted just 38 days as New York Mets general manager, fired for cause Tuesday about nine hours after ESPN reported he sent sexually explicit, uninvited text messages and images to a female reporter in 2016 while he was working for the Chicago Cubs...
NEW YORK (AP) — Jared Porter knows his new boss with the Mets is counting on a championship.
NEW YORK (AP) — Syracuse, Binghamton, Brooklyn and St. Lucie will be the New York Mets' four minor league affiliates next year, leaving Columbia, South Carolina, and Kingsport, Tennessee, to be dropped...
Former Kansas City general manager Allard Baird is joining the New York Mets as vice president and assistant general manager of scouting and player development.
The 57-year-old Baird was the Royals' general manager from June 2000 to May 2006.
NEW YORK (AP) — Once the New York Mets talked to Mickey Callaway, there was no need for a second round of interviews...
NEW YORK (AP) — Looking for a fresh voice to shepherd their prized arms, the Mets found it in new manager Mickey Callaway...