Articles Tagged ‘New York Mets’

A pyrotechnics display lights the sky after a baseball game between the New York Mets and the Philadelphia Phillies, Tuesday, July 3, 2012, in New York. The Mets won 11-1. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

Wright, Niese, Mets Rough up Phillies

David Wright could hear it. So did manager Terry Collins. The Mets were roughing up on one of their fiercest rivals and a boisterous crowd…

New York Mets' Jonathon Niese (49) delivers a pitch during the first inning of an interleague baseball game against the New York Yankees, Friday, June 22, 2012, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

Davis Homers, Francisco Saves Mets’ Win Over Yanks

Justin Turner cranked up Frank Francisco’s new theme song, Project Pat’s “Chicken Head,” as soon the New York Mets closer entered the clubhouse. After wriggling…

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Johan Santana Throws First No-Hitter in Mets’ History

Johan Santana was past 130 pitches and fans at Citi Field were high-fiving with every out, hoping this was finally the night the New York…

New York Mets starting pitcher Jeremy Hefner delivers in the first inning against the Philadelphia Phillies during their baseball game at Citi Field in New York, Tuesday, May 29, 2012. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

Hefner Homers in 1st MLB Win, Mets Beat Phillies

Jeremy Hefner made only one huge mistake — he nearly skipped over first base on his home-run trot. Hefner earned his first victory in the…


Citi Field to Host 2013 All-Star Game

It looks like it’s a good time to be a Mets fan. The team is within reach of first place, David Wright is probably the…

FILE-This Aug. 14, 2002 file photo shows New York Mets manager Bobby Valentine (AP Photo/Ron Frehm, File)

Red Sox Choose Valentine As Manager

When Terry Francona left the Boston Red Sox, he said they needed “a new voice” in the manager’s office. They’ve certainly chosen a brash one….