Yo returns with HR; Thor exits with ‘dead arm’

Yoenis Cespedes homered in his second at-bat after missing nearly 10 weeks on the DL, and the Mets held on to secure a win for Noah Syndergaard, who worked five innings before exiting with arm fatigue. Seth Lugo and Robert Gsellman each worked two frames to hold off the Yankees as trade rumors swirled around closer Jeurys Familia. After the game, the Yanks optioned starter Domingo German to Triple-A following…

July 21, 2018

Cespedes returns from DL to face Yankees

After more than nine weeks and multiple setbacks, Yoenis Cespedes’ stay on the disabled list has come to an end. The Mets activated Cespedes on Friday and planned to insert him in their lineup against the Yankees tonight as their designated hitter.

July 20, 2018

Mets come up short despite Matz, Joey Bats

The non-waiver Trade Deadline is approaching, and for Mets players, that means on any given night, their trade value will be evaluated. On Thursday night in a 5-4 loss to the Nationals at Citi Field, Jose Bautista left impressions, as he has over the past month, proving his worth.

July 13, 2018

Oswalt’s 1 mistake spoils sharp outing in loss

A rough fifth inning spoiled Corey Oswalt’s positive performance in only his third Major League start. The 24-year-old threw six innings, giving up one hit and three earned runs while striking out seven, but ultimately earned a 3-1 loss against the Phillies on Monday night in the nightcap of the Mets’ doubleheader at Citi Field.

July 10, 2018