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  • newWhat’s on Tap: Mets and Colon face Braves at 7:10 pm
    The Mets (8-8) got just one hit and lost to the Braves (11-5), 6-0, at Citi Field on Friday night >> Read more from MetsBlog.com, MLB.com, ESPN, Newsday, New York Post and Daily News. The Mets continue their three-game series with the Braves at…
    - 2 hours ago19 Apr 14, 10:23am -
  • newMets trade Ike Davis to Pirates
    The Mets traded Ike Davis to the Pirates for minor-league RHP Zack Thornton and a player to be named later. The player to be named later will be “pretty significant,” according to Jon Heyman (CBS Sports, Apr. 18). The Mets will save around $3.14…
    - 2 hours ago19 Apr 14, 10:20am -
  • newListen to audio of Sandy Alderson talking about trading Ike Davis
    “We’re very happy with the trade,” Mets GM Sandy Alderson said late Friday. “We’re happy for Ike, in that he’ll get an opportunity elsewhere, and it’s a situation we needed to resolve here. We’re happy with the return. This has gone o…
    - 2 hours ago19 Apr 14, 10:16am -
  • newListen to audio of Ike Davis talking about being traded to Pirates
    “I really had a blast in New York,” Ike Davis told reporters at Citi Field after learning he had been traded to the Pirates. “I made my dreams come true, childhood dreams come true, playing in the big leagues here. But it’s just a stepping-s…
    - 2 hours ago19 Apr 14, 10:15am -
  • newGame Recap: Braves 6, Mets 0
    The Mets (8-8) got just one hit and lost to the Braves (11-5), 6-0, at Citi Field tonight >> Read the full AP recap and boxscore at SNY.TV. Need to Know: Harang threw no-hit ball for seven innings, but was pulled after 121 pitches. Reliever Luis Avi…
    - 9 hours ago19 Apr 14, 2:36am -
  • newW.B. Mason Post Game Extra for Friday’s Loss
    Sorry, this video could not be loaded…
    - 9 hours ago19 Apr 14, 2:30am -
  • newTonight’s Game: Braves at Mets, 7 p.m. on SNY
    The Braves come to Citi Field for the start of a three-game series against the Mets at 7 p.m. The game will air on SNY and you can follow online with SNY GameDay. Jon Niese will start for the Mets, while Aaron Harang pitched for Atlanta. Mets Braves…
    - 13 hours ago18 Apr 14, 10:31pm -
  • newLive Photo Blog from Citi Field, presented by Verizon

    - 15 hours ago18 Apr 14, 8:40pm -

NY Daily News

  • newMets held to one hit in 6-0 loss to Braves
    Aaron Harang certainly didn't pitch like this while he was a Met. The Atlanta righthander pitched seven no-hit innings against his former mates and the Mets didn't manage a hit until David Wright's single off Luis Avilan with two outs in the eighth i…
    - 5 hours ago19 Apr 14, 6:37am -
  • newMets trade Ike Davis to Pirates
    The Mets dealt Ike Davis to the Pittsburgh Pirates on Friday evening before their game with the Braves at Citi Field, sources told the Daily News. Lucas Duda prevailed over Davis in competition for the starting first baseman's job.
    - 6 hours ago19 Apr 14, 6:05am -
  • newMets Insider: Happy dad pops off on trade
    Ron Davis, the former Yankee, was elated at the news Friday that his son Ike is no longer a Met. Davis told The Record of Hackensack, “That’s the greatest news we’ve heard.”
    - 6 hours ago19 Apr 14, 5:48am -
  • newHarper: Seems Sandy should have swung deal with slugger sooner
    Maybe it was Lucas Duda’s 4-for-5 night on Monday that finally convinced the Mets, once and for all, he was their man. More likely they simply decided that having both Duda and Ike Davis on the roster was doing more harm than good. As GM Sandy Alde…
    - 6 hours ago19 Apr 14, 5:32am -
  • newWalking the Plank: A look back at Ike Davis' career with Mets
    Ike Davis tantalized Met fans with his ability to bash homers, then maddened them when he, almost overnight, couldn’t hit any more. Here’s a look back at Davis’ time in our Citi:
    - 7 hours ago19 Apr 14, 5:01am -
  • Return has Met feeling Young again
    Desperate times call for desperate measures. On the disabled list for his first two official weeks as a Met, Chris Young was frustrated because he couldn’t find a broadcast of the team’s games when he was in Port St. Lucie for extended spring tra…
    - 1 day ago18 Apr 14, 4:20am -
  • Yankees, Mets take in Hanrahan's throwing session
    The Mets and Yankees were among 20 teams that watched veteran closer Joel Hanrahan throw at the University of Tampa on Thursday. The 32-year old’s fastball topped at 93-miles per hour and “looked great” according to an industry source in attend…
    - 1 day ago18 Apr 14, 1:14am -
  • Mets' Young spends off day with kids in hospital
    There’s just no slowing down Eric Young Jr. these days. The Mets outfielder spent his off day Thursday visiting sick children at the Stony Brook Hospital.
    - 2 days ago17 Apr 14, 10:21pm -

Amazin Avenue

  • newMets vs. Braves Recap: Former mediocre Mets pitcher dominates Mets
    The Mets dropped the series opener against the Braves on Friday night. It wasn't pretty.On the night they traded Ike Davis to the Pittsburgh Pirates, the Mets were nearly no-hit as they opened a three-game series against the Atlanta Braves. While Jo…
    - 7 hours ago19 Apr 14, 4:34am -
  • newMets trade Ike Davis to Pirates
    The Mets have resolved the left-handed half of their first base situation with a trade.The Mets have traded Ike Davis to the Pirates, according to Chris Cotillo of MLB Daily Dish. A career .241/.334/.433 hiters, the 27-year old Davis struggled might…
    - 8 hours ago19 Apr 14, 4:03am -
  • newIke Davis Trade Analysis: Impact on the Mets' roster
    Ike Davis's departure has answered some questions, but it has raised others going forward. With the announcement that Ike Davis had been traded to the Pirates, the Mets finally put an end to the first base controversy that had plagued them over port…
    - 8 hours ago19 Apr 14, 3:42am -
  • newReaction Roundup: The Mets' Ike Davis trade
    A brief collection of some early opinions on the Ike Davis trade.Just before their game this evening, the Mets traded Ike Davis to the Pittsburgh Pirates for minor league relief pitcher Zack Thornton and a player to be named later. While Sandy Alder…
    - 9 hours ago19 Apr 14, 3:09am -
  • newIke Davis Trade Analysis: Meet Zack Thornton
    Meet Zack Thornton, the newest member of the New York Mets familyZachary James Thornton was born May 19, 1988, in Oak Park, California. In the SoCal sun, Zack honed his baseball skills and demonstrated a great deal of proficiency playing America's p…
    - 9 hours ago19 Apr 14, 2:29am -
  • newFinal Score: Braves 6, Mets 0—At least they weren't no-hit
    The Mets played poorly in the series opener against the Braves.The Mets lost to the Braves in pretty lackluster fashion on Friday night, getting no-hit by Aaron Harang for seven innings as they lost score. Lost in the Mets’ struggle to get a hit w…
    - 10 hours ago19 Apr 14, 2:09am -
  • newMets acquire Zack Thornton, player to be named later from Pirates for Ike Davis
    Thornton is a relief pitcher who began the year with the Pirates' Triple-A affiliate.The Mets have announced that they've acquired right-handed relief pitcher Zack Thornton and a player to be named later from the Pirates in the Ike Davis trade.The…
    - 13 hours ago18 Apr 14, 11:02pm -
  • newMets trade Ike Davis to Pirates
    The Mets have resolved the left-handed half of their first base situation with a trade.The Mets have traded Ike Davis to the Pirates, according to Chris Cotillo of MLB Daily Dish. A career .241/.334/.433 hiters, the 27-year old Davis struggled might…
    - 13 hours ago18 Apr 14, 10:50pm -

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Mets Trade Rumors

  • newPirates Acquire Ike Davis From Mets
    6:22pm: The PTBNL is "fairly significant," tweets Jon Heyman of CBSSports.com. It is worth bearing in mind, as Adam Rubin of ESPNNewYork.com points out on Twitter, that 2013 draft picks still cannot technically be included in a deal. 5:45pm: A long-a…
    - 13 hours ago18 Apr 14, 10:45pm -
  • newMets And Pirates Working On Ike Davis Trade
    The Mets and Pirates are working on a deal that would send first baseman Ike Davis to Pittsburgh, tweets Jon Heyman of CBSSports.com.
    - 13 hours ago18 Apr 14, 10:43pm -
  • newHanrahan Talking With Multiple Clubs Following Showcase
    12:19pm: Hanrahan isn't yet negotiating with anyone but is expected to start taking offers next week, FOX Sports' Ken Rosenthal reports (via Twitter). Some teams have requested to see Hanrahan's medicals. FRIDAY, 11:24am: The Twins aren't one of the…
    - 19 hours ago18 Apr 14, 5:19pm -
  • Mets Outright Lannan, Promote Matsuzaka
    The Mets have outrighted left-hander John Lannan to Triple-A Las Vegas and purchased the contract of right-hander Daisuke Matsuzaka, tweets MLB.com's Anthony DiComo. Lannan will have the option to reject the outright assignment in favor of free agenc…
    - 3 days ago16 Apr 14, 5:20pm -
  • Minor Moves: Brendan Harris, Blake Forsythe
    Here are today's minor moves from around baseball. The Dodgers have released infielder Brendan Harris, Chris Cotillo of MLB Daily Dish tweets. Harris made 117 plate appearances for the Angels in 2013, posting a line of .206/.252/.355. It had been his…
    - 5 days ago14 Apr 14, 1:44am -
  • Quick Hits: Rodon, Soriano, Abreu, Brewers
    In an Insider-only piece for ESPN.com, Keith Law blasted the North Carolina State coaching staff's decision to let Carlos Rodon throw 134 pitches in a start on Friday night. Rodon is expected to be one of the top picks in June's amateur draft, yet La…
    - 6 days ago13 Apr 14, 9:50pm -
  • Quick Hits: 2014 Draft, Smith, Headley, Abreu
    Left-hander Brady Aiken and righty Tyler Kolek sit atop Baseball America's list of the top 2014 draft prospects, BA's John Manuel writes. The two high schoolers have supplanted NC State southpaw Carlos Rodon, who was long considered to be the favorit…
    - 7 days ago12 Apr 14, 4:14am -
  • Joel Hanrahan To Work Out For Teams Next Week
    Free agent closer Joel Hanrahan will host a showcase for teams next week, reports ESPN's Jerry Crasnick (via Twitter). In a second tweet, Crasnick lists the Mets, Yankees, Angels, Rangers, Rockies, Royals, Athletics, Red Sox and Rays as teams that ar…
    - 8 days ago11 Apr 14, 6:47pm -

Mets.com

  • newColon looks to put up more zeros against Braves
    Ervin Santana and Bartolo Colon toe the rubber at Citi Field on Saturday with the Braves seeking to secure the series win.
    - 6 hours ago19 Apr 14, 5:37am -
  • newMets held to one hit by Braves pitchers
    Hours after trading Ike Davis, the Mets scratched out a single base hit, as Aaron Harang no-hit them for seven innings before David Wright singled with two outs in the bottom of the eighth inning off reliever Luis Avilan. It wasn't nearly enough to r…
    - 8 hours ago19 Apr 14, 4:13am -
  • newIke's time as a Met ends with trade to Bucs
    The Mets on Friday announced the club has acquired right-handed relief pitcher Zack Thornton and a player to be named later from the Pittsburgh Pirates in exchange for infielder Ike Davis.
    - 8 hours ago19 Apr 14, 3:27am -
  • newC. Young returns to Mets' lineup
    Following his recovery from an injured right quadriceps, Chris Young returned to the lineup on Friday, batting fifth and playing center field against the Braves.
    - 15 hours ago18 Apr 14, 9:00pm -
  • newMatsuzaka to back up injured starters
    Terry Collins announced plans to use recently promoted Daisuke Matsuzaka as injury insurance in case either of his hurting rotation members, Bartolo Colon and Jenrry Mejia, is unable to take his scheduled turn.
    - 15 hours ago18 Apr 14, 9:00pm -
  • newCollins hoping for better fortunes at home
    Terry Collins is hopeful that his club can turn around its fortunes at Citi Field as they begin a 10-game homestand. "We've got to play better at home, which the last two years really kept us from being a team that was in the hunt," he said.
    - 15 hours ago18 Apr 14, 8:59pm -
  • Through hitting system, Mets aim to build winner
    What began as gentle prodding from staff members in Mets general manager Sandy Alderson's regime -- swing at strikes, not at balls -- has evolved into a system in which hitters are graded, judged, evaluated, acquired, traded, released and paid based…
    - 2 days ago17 Apr 14, 2:30pm -
  • Mets complete sweep behind solid Gee
    Dillon Gee's seven shutout innings Wednesday put a cherry on their winning road trip, leading to a 5-2 victory over the D-backs and a 6-3 romp through Atlanta, Anaheim and Phoenix. Leaving home a struggling club, the Mets will return to Citi Field th…
    - 2 days ago17 Apr 14, 12:28am -

Kranepool

  • Mets Have A Big Game Today, What…Too Early ?
      For all the moaning and groaning we Mets fans have done this early in the season, when you survey the these first two week of the season a 7-7 record is pretty good if not close to over achiever status for  the Mets. Yes of course there are still…
    - 3 days ago16 Apr 14, 4:14pm -
  • Shake ‘Em Up Terry
          Check out the latest Kult of Mets Personalities Podcast from this past Saturday as we welcomed Matt Cerrone of Mets Blog as our guest. It’s worth a listen just to hear me rant incoherently about bringing up Bobby Abreu and giving him a fir…
    - 5 days ago14 Apr 14, 1:17pm -
  • Keane on Sports Podcast 4-9-14
          On this episode of Keane on Sports, I’m joined by Jon Hart who has written the book Man versus Ball : One Ordinary Guy and his Extraordinary Sports Adventures and by NEWSDAY columnist Neil Best as we talk about the state of of sports talk…
    - 9 days ago10 Apr 14, 2:23pm -
  • Shake ‘Em Up Sandy
      Sorry all trades are final, yes everyone on that list is available. You can mix and match, an outfielder and a pitcher for a back end reliever  or Ike, a Billy Wagner bobblehead and an 8X10 of Jeff Wilpon and 50 Cent  for shortstop, make me an…
    - 11 days ago8 Apr 14, 2:19pm -
  • The NY Mets Plan? There Is No Plan
          Yesterday was one of the great Mets wins in a long, long time. Bravo Ike Davis for bringing the fan base to its feet with cheers instead of tears but the fact that Ike gets the start at 1B today make this nice little 2 game win streak irrele…
    - 13 days ago6 Apr 14, 4:04pm -
  • Observations from Opening Day at Citi Field
      Observations from opening day at Citi Field in no particular order: Woke up yesterday to rain, snow flurries and freezing temps, not the kind of weather you want to see as you head out the door for opening day. I sat in Section 508 where the wind…
    - 18 days ago1 Apr 14, 2:44pm -
  • Will Mets Sink or Swim? Depends on Late Inning Relief
      It’s finally here. After 50 some odd inches of snow and the invasion of the Polar Vortex into our bones and vocabulary (ever since Hurricane Irene the meteorology community have gone pure ape shit over storms. Every time there is heavy rain or s…
    - 20 days ago30 Mar 14, 8:39pm -
  • Check Out Keane on Sports Podcast 3-26-14
        On this episode of Keane on Sports Podcast, my guest is Doug Wilson, author of the book, BROOKS:The Biography of Brooks Robinson    Share this:
    - 23 days ago27 Mar 14, 2:30pm -