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Frank Viola

Heart Surgery for Former Mets and Red Sox Hurler

NEW YORK (AP) _ The New York Mets say former pitcher Frank Viola is resting comfortably after heart surgery. His children, Frank and Kaley, had said on Twitter that the 53-year-old Viola was scheduled for […]

04/02/2014

Atlanta Braves v New York Mets

Mets Closer to DL

NEW YORK (AP) _ Mets closer Bobby Parnell has been placed on the 15-day disabled list with a partially torn elbow ligament and will be sidelined until at least late May. Parnell will be out […]

04/02/2014

Washington Nationals v New York Mets

Heartbreaking Close on Opening day

By MIKE FITZPATRICK      AP Sports Writer   NEW YORK (AP) _ Anthony Rendon hit a three-run homer in the 10th inning and drove in a career-high four runs, twice rallying the Washington Nationals against the […]

03/31/2014

Jose Valverde, Tigers (Duane Burlesonh/Getty Images)

Mets, Valverde Agree To Minor League Deal

Right-hander Jose Valverde and the New York Mets have agreed to a minor league contract.

02/12/2014

Baseballs MLB (J Meric/Getty Images)

Mets Broadcaster,Hall of Famer Dies

 RANCHO MIRAGE, Calif. (AP) _ Ralph Kiner, who slugged his way to the baseball Hall of Fame and then enjoyed a half-century career as a popular broadcaster, died Thursday. He was 91. The baseball Hall […]

02/06/2014

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Gallo Goes There: Don’t Like New York? Why You Need Their Teams To Be Great

Okay, whoa. Whoa whoa whoa. Where are you going? Don’t leave. Not rooting for them more than your own favorite teams. That’s not what I mean. Not even rooting for them to win championships. But rooting for them to be good. Rooting for them to be legitimate contenders.

01/17/2014

New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning (credit: Al Bello/Getty Imags)

Keidel: New York, The Worst Sports Town In America

Local cable providers love to remind us that we have nine – yes, nine – professional sports clubs, a way of persuading us to click on this package or that so we can view the screen-in-screen horror we call baseball, football, and basketball.

12/20/2013

Oakland Athletics v Texas Rangers

Mets Reportedly Add Starting Pitcher

By HOWIE RUMBERG   AP Sports Writer   LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) _ A person familiar with the deal tells The Associated Press that 18-game winner Bartolo Colon and the New York Mets have agreed […]

12/11/2013

Curtis Granderson (Al Bello/Getty Images)

Granderson the King of Queens

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) _ Curtis Granderson and the New York Mets have completed a $60 million, four-year contract. The deal with the three-time All-Star outfielder is the team’s most expensive since Sandy Alderson […]

12/09/2013

Arizona Diamondbacks v San Francisco Giants

Another Young in Mets Fold

NEW YORK (AP) _ Outfielder Chris Young has finalized a $7.25 million, one-year contract with the New York Mets. The 30-year-old, who agreed to the deal last week, figures to start either in center or […]

11/26/2013

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