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Apr 15, 2021
Brandon Nimmo thriving as Mets’ leadoff man

Brandon Nimmo thriving as Mets’ leadoff man

Brandon Nimmo laughed for several seconds Tuesday night when asked what he believes to be a reasonable expectation for his on-base percentage this season. The rest of his answer explained how his approach at the plate has made him the consummate leadoff hitter in baseball to start this season, and he rapped three more hits...
Apr 14, 2021
Aaron Loup comes through for Mets after layoff

Aaron Loup comes through for Mets after layoff

It was a long nine days between relief appearances for Aaron Loup, but Wednesday night the lefty reliever provided the Mets the kind of bullpen boost they’d hoped for when they signed him in the offseason. Loup induced a key double play in the seventh inning — and got five outs in all — to...
Apr 6, 2021
Steven Matz looks like a whole new pitcher away from Mets

Steven Matz looks like a whole new pitcher away from Mets

Steven Matz already has accomplished something in Toronto that he couldn’t do last season for the Mets. Matz was traded to the Blue Jays following a winless 2020 campaign in Queens, and the Long Island-bred lefty tossed an encouraging gem Monday in winning his first start with his new team. The 29-year-old Matz allowed just...
Apr 2, 2021
Jacob deGrom may now pitch in Mets’ home opener after COVID-19 postponement

Jacob deGrom may now pitch in Mets’ home opener after COVID-19 postponement

The COVID-related postponement of Opening Day in Washington on Thursday could benefit those holding tickets to the Mets’ home opener one week later. If the Mets and Nationals are able to play Saturday — with Jacob deGrom facing fellow multiple-Cy Young Award winner Max Scherzer — deGrom also would be lined up to pitch the...
Apr 1, 2021
Nationals working to get through Opening Day COVID-19 problem

Nationals working to get through Opening Day COVID-19 problem

The number of players on the Nationals testing positive for COVID-19 has risen to three — with a fourth awaiting the results of retesting — wiping out at least their home opener Thursday against the Mets. Washington general manager Mike Rizzo indicated the entire team “is under Mike Rizzo-mandated self-quarantine” until contact tracing can be...
Mar 31, 2021
Mets, Francisco Lindor reach $341 million contract extension

Mets, Francisco Lindor reach $341 million contract extension

Mets owner Steve Cohen has delivered on his vow to be a big spender after purchasing the team from the Wilpon family in December, signing recently acquired shortstop Francisco Lindor to a 10-year, $341 million contract extension Wednesday night, according to The Post’s Joel Sherman. The deal — which followed an intriguing negotiating process and...
Mar 25, 2021
Matt Harvey gets another MLB chance with Orioles

Matt Harvey gets another MLB chance with Orioles

The Dark Knight returns, one more time. Former Mets All-Star pitcher Matt Harvey has earned another comeback bid after the Baltimore Orioles selected his contract for 2021 and added him to their 40-man roster. Harvey, who was traded by the Mets to the Cincinnati Reds in May 2018, posted a 5.40 ERA over 10 innings...

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