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Mets Place Noah Syndergaard On IL

Jun 16, 2019 12:08 PM

The Mets have placed pitcher Noah Syndergaard on the 10-day injured list with a strained right hamstring.

The Mets announced the roster move Sunday, one day after Syndergaard suffered the injury during his start against the Cardinals.

Syndergaard was scheduled to undergo an MRI on Sunday morning. The Mets have not disclosed a timeline for how long the hard-throwing right-hander will be sidelined.

New York activated second baseman Robinson Cano from the 10-day IL in a corresponding roster move.

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2019 MLB Draft Day 1 Results

Jun 4, 2019 8:29 AM

The first two rounds of the Major League Baseball first-year player draft were held on Monday night.

Rounds 3 to 10 will be held on Tuesday, with Rounds 11 to 40 on Wednesday.

 

Round 1

1. Baltimore Orioles - Adley Rutschman, C, Oregon State

2. Kansas City Royals: Bobby Witt Jr., SS, Colleyville (Texas) Heritage HS

3. Chicago White Sox: Andrew Vaughn, 1B, Cal

4. Miami Marlins: J.J. Bleday, OF, Vanderbilt

5. Detroit Tigers: Riley Greene, OF, Hagerty HS (Oviedo, Florida)

6. San Diego Padres: C.J. Abrams, SS, Blessed Trinity HS (Roswell, Georgia)

7. Cincinnati Reds: Nick Lodolo, LHP, TCU

8. Texas Rangers: Josh Jung, 3B, Texas Tech

9. Atlanta Braves: Shea Langeliers, C, Baylor

10. San Francisco Giants: Hunter Bishop, OF, Arizona State

11. Toronto Blue Jays: Alek Manoah, RHP, West Virginia

12. New York Mets: Brett Baty, 3B, Lake Travis HS (Austin, Texas)

13. Minnesota Twins: Keoni Cavaco, 3B, Eastlake HS (Chula Vista, California)

14. Philadelphia Phillies: Bryson Stott, SS, UNLV

15. Los Angeles Angels: Will Wilson, SS, NC State

16. Arizona Diamondbacks: Corbin Carroll, OF, Lakeside HS (Seattle)

17. Washington Nationals: Jackson Rutledge, RHP, San Jacinto College

18. Pittsburgh Pirates: Quinn Priester, RHP, Cary-Grove (Illinois) HS

19. St. Louis Cardinals: Zack Thompson, LHP, Kentucky

20. Seattle Mariners: George Kirby, RHP, Elon

21. Atlanta Braves: Braden Shewmake, SS/3B, Texas A&M

22. Tampa Bay Rays: Greg Jones, SS, UNC Wilmington

23. Colorado Rockies: Michael Toglia, 1B/OF, UCLA

24. Cleveland Indians: Daniel Espino, RHP, Georgia Premier Academy

25. Los Angeles Dodgers: Kody Hoese, 3B, Tulane

26. Arizona Diamondbacks: Blake Walston, LHP, New Hanover (North Carolina) HS

27. Chicago Cubs: Ryan Jensen, RHP, Fresno State

28. Milwaukee Brewers: Ethan Small, LHP, Mississippi State

29. Oakland Athletics: Logan Davidson, SS, Clemson

30. New York Yankees: Anthony Volpe, SS, Delbarton HS (Morristown, New Jersey)

31. Los Angeles Dodgers: Michael Busch, 1B, North Carolina

32. Houston Astros: Korey Lee, C, Cal

 

Compensation Picks

33. Arizona Diamondbacks: Brennan Malone, RHP, IMG Academy

34. Arizona Diamondbacks: Drey Jameson, RHP, Ball State

 

Competitive Balance Round A

35. Miami Marlins: Kameron Misner, OF, Missouri

36. Tampa Bay Rays: J.J. Goss, RHP, Cypress Ranch HS (Houston)

37. Pittsburgh Pirates: Sammy Siani, OF, Penn Charter School (Philadelphia)

38. New York Yankees: T.J. Sikkema, LHP, Missouri

39. Minnesota Twins: Matt Wallner, OF, Southern Miss

40. Tampa Bay Rays: Seth Johnson, RHP, Campbell

41. Texas Rangers: Davis Wendzel, 3B, Baylor

 

Round 2

42. Baltimore Orioles: Gunnar Henderson, SS, Morgan Academy (Selma, Alabama)

43. Boston Red Sox: Cameron Cannon, SS, Arizona

44. Kansas City Royals: Brady McConnell, SS, Florida

45. Chicago White Sox: Matthew Thompson, RHP, Cypress Ranch HS (Houston)

46. Miami Marlins: Nasim Nunez, SS, Collins Hill HS (Suwanee, Georgia)

47. Detroit Tigers: Nick Quintana, 3B, Arizona

48. San Diego Padres: Joshua Mears, OF, Federal Way (Washington) HS

49. Cincinnati Reds: Rece Hinds, SS, IMG Academy

50. Texas Rangers: Ryan Garcia, RHP, UCLA

51. San Francisco Giants: Logan Wyatt, 1B, Louisville

52. Toronto Blue Jays: Kendall Williams, RHP, IMG Academy

53. New York Mets: Josh Wolf, RHP, St. Thomas HS (Bellaire, Texas)

54. Minnesota Twins: Matt Canterino, RHP, Rice

55. Los Angeles Angels: Kyren Paris, SS, Freedom HS (Oakley, California)

56. Arizona Diamondbacks: Ryne Nelson, RHP, Oregon

57. Pittsburgh Pirates: Matt Gorski, OF, Indiana

58. St. Louis Cardinals: Trejyn Fletcher, OF, Deering HS (Portland, Maine)

59. Seattle Mariners: Brandon Williamson, LHP, TCU

60. Atlanta Braves: Beau Philip, SS, Oregon State

61. Tampa Bay Rays: John Doxakis, LHP, Texas A&M

62. Colorado Rockies: Aaron Schunk, 3B, Georgia

63. Cleveland Indians: Yordys Valdes, SS, McArthur HS (Hollywood, Florida)

64. Chicago Cubs: Chase Strumpf, 2B, UCLA

65. Milwaukee Brewers: Antoine Kelly, LHP, Wabash Valley College

66. Oakland Athletics: Tyler Baum, RHP, North Carolina

67. New York Yankees: Josh Smith, 2B, LSU

68. Houston Astros: Grae Kessinger, SS, Ole Miss

69. Boston Red Sox: Matthew Lugo, SS, Carlos Beltran Academy

 

Competitive Balance Round B

70. Kansas City Royals: Alec Marsh, RHP, Arizona State

71. Baltimore Orioles: Kyle Stowers, OF, Stanford

72. Pittsburgh Pirates: Jared Triolo, 3B, Houston

73. San Diego Padres: Logan Driscoll, C, George Mason

74. Arizona Diamondbacks: Tommy Henry, LHP, Michigan

75. Arizona Diamondbacks: Dominic Fletcher, OF, Arkansas

76. Seattle Mariners: Isaiah Campbell, RHP, Arkansas

77. Colorado Rockies: Karl Kauffmann, RHP, Michigan

 

Compensation Picks

78. Los Angeles Dodgers: Jimmy Lewis, RHP, Lake Travis (Texas) HS

 

 

 

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Dave Roberts Refutes Notion Of Dodgers' Sign-Stealing

May 31, 2019 8:17 AM

Dave Roberts is annoyed with suggestions by the New York Mets that the Los Angeles Dodgers have a "system" for knowing what pitches are coming.

On Wednesday, several Mets intimated that the Dodgers may have developed an advantage beyond the bounds of Major League rules.

"I guess if they feel ... the quality of at-bats we put up against these guys was not as a result of our talent and our preparation, then that's their decision," Roberts said. "I can't change their thoughts."

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Mets DFA Rajai Davis; Activate Michael Conforto

May 26, 2019 1:08 PM

Mets outfielder Michael Conforto has been activated from the 7-day concussion injured list and is in the starting lineup for Sunday's game against the Detroit Tigers.

To make room for Conforto on the roster, the Mets designated outfielder Rajai Davis for assignment. Davis had a memorable debut for the Mets on Wednesday, arriving in the third inning after being called up from Triple-A and hitting a three-run home run in his first at-bat.

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Mets Agree To Minor League Deals With Kemp, Santana

May 25, 2019 11:50 AM

Looking to replenish their depth, the banged-up New York Mets agreed to minor league contracts Friday with veteran outfielder Matt Kemp and pitcher Ervin Santana.

Each move is pending a successful physical, and both players are expected to report to the club's spring training complex in Port St. Lucie, Florida.

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Mets Now Open To Using Edwin Diaz For Multiple Innings

May 23, 2019 8:10 AM

The New York Mets have struggled over the first quarter of the season and are now changing course on some strategies.

They will now use closer Edwin Diaz in multi-inning save situations, something they stated they wouldn't do back in April.

The previous decision was presumably to keep Diaz healthy and limit his innings early on.

In 18.2 innings in 2019, Diaz has 28 Ks, a 1.93 ERA and 11 saves.

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Yoenis Cespedes Breaks Ankle In Ranch Accident

May 21, 2019 8:08 AM

Yoenis Cespedes hasn't played this season and the New York Mets may not have him for the rest of 2019.

Cespedes broke his right ankle in an accident on his ranch, the club announced on Monday.

The slugger has not played this season after undergoing surgery to remove calcification on both of his heels. Those surgeries were expected to keep him sidelined for at least half of this season.

"He had a violent fall in which he stepped in a hole and put his leg and foot in a difficult position," Brodie Van Wagenen said.

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Mets Sticking With Mickey Callaway 'For The Foreseeable Future'

May 21, 2019 7:58 AM

The New York Mets announced on Monday that they will stick with Mickey Callaway as manager "for the foreseeable future."

The Mets were swept in Miami over the weekend and are 21-25. With questions about his future intensifying, the club held a meeting with players and coaches to declare support for Callaway and his staff.

"Mickey is our manager now. Mickey is our manager going forward," Brodie Van Wagenen said.

"We're not looking to blame a manager," the GM added. "He has our full support to lead this team for the foreseeable future."

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Struggling Tim Tebow Homers For Triple-A Syracuse

May 20, 2019 7:52 AM

Tim Tebow hit his first home run of the season for Triple-A Syracuse on Sunday.

The home run came in Tebow's 105th bat-bat. He's hitting .157 with 11 RBIs this season.

"I think I'm improving. I'm working, developing,'' Tebow said last week. "I think I'm getting better, adapting to some really good players, and I think that's important.''

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Mickey Callaway Safe For Now After Meeting With Mets Brass

May 11, 2019 9:36 AM

The New York Mets are off to a disappointing start, but Mickey Callaway is safe as manager for now.

Callaway met with COO Jeff Wilpon and general manager Brodie Van Wagenen for 90 minutes recently and the club isn't considering a change currently.

The Mets had a busy offseason and a new franchise-high payroll.

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Mets Designate Travis d'Arnaud For Assignment
The 30-year-old catcher in just 2-for-23 this season.

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Mets Designate Catcher Travis d'Arnaud
Travis d'Arnaud had gotten off to a slow start this season, with only two hits in his first 23 at-bats.

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Christian Yelich's HR Ties Record For Most Before May 1
Christian Yelich hit his 14th home run on Saturday night as the Brewers beat the Mets by the score of 8-6.

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Zack Wheeler Throws 100 MPH, Hits 100 MPH Home Run
Zack Wheeler made history on Tuesday night as the Mets defeated the Phillies.

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MRI On Jacob deGrom's Elbow Comes Back Clean
Jacob deGrom is still expected to start Friday night after an MRI on his right elbow showed no damage.

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Mets 'Keeping A Close Eye On' Gio Gonzalez
Gio Gonzalez opted out of his Minor League contract with the Yankees on Saturday and the Mets are "keeping a close eye on" the situation.

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Mets Place deGrom On IL, Will Have MRI
Mets ace Jacob deGrom will go on the injured list with a sore right arm, retroactive to Tuesday.

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Mets Likely To Place Jacob deGrom On IL
Mets ace Jacob dGrom has a sore right arm and is returning to New York for an MRI on his elbow.

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Mets Have Inquired About Dallas Keuchel
Dallas Keuchel, 30, is coming off a season with a 3.74 ERA in 204 2/3 innings.

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Jacob deGrom's Quality Starts Streak Ends At 26
Jacob deGrom allowed six runs in four innings against the Twins on Tuesday night, ending his streak of quality starts at 26 games.

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Dykstra Suing Ex-Met Teammate For Libel, Defamation
Lenny Dykstra is suing Ron Darling for claims Darling made about Dykstra in his new book.

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Mets Activate Travis d'Arnaud
The Mets activated catcher Travis d'Arnaud on Sunday, nearly one year after he had Tommy John surgery.

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Ron Darling Stands By Lenny Dykstra Allegations
Ron Darling has accused former Mets teammate Lenny Dyksttra shouted racial slurs at Dennis "Oil Can" Boyd during the 1986 World Series.

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MLB Attempting To Collectively Purchase RSNs From Disney
MLB believes buying RSNs could move the league to a more national model and address revenue disparity.

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Mets Reportedly Put Pete Alonso On Opening Day Roster
The Mets will reportedly put top prospect Pete Alonso on their Opening Day roster.

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Mets, Jacob deGrom Agree Upon Five-Year, $137.5M Extension
The Mets have agreed to a contract extension with Jacob deGrom, according to league sources.

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Noah Syndergaard Wants Mets To Give Jacob deGrom An Extension
A number of players have signed contract extensions this offseason, including prominent pitchers Chris Sale and Justin Verlander, but reigning National League Cy Young winner Jacob deGrom isn't among

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Mets Re-Assign Tim Tebow To Minor League Camp
The 31-year-old hit .273 with six homers and 36 RBIs at Double-A Binghamton in 2018.

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Tom Seaver Diagnosed With Dementia, Retiring From Public Life
Tom Seaver has been diagnosed with dementia and has decided to retire from public life, the Hall of Fame pitcher's family said in a statement.

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Mets Hire Jessica Mendoza As Front Office Adviser
Jessica Mendoza isn't the only member of the media that also holds a position within a Major League front office.

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