1. Journeyman Seems at Home, Nearly No-Hitting Mets

    Aaron Harang was known as a low-ball pitcher and a strike thrower when the Mets had him for four starts last September...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Agustin Gonzalez about 6 days ago 35 reads 0 comments

  2. Drew Storen Gets Two Big Outs to Continue Strong Start

    With two runners on base and only one out in the eighth inning of a 3-1 game, Manager Matt Williams called on Drew Storen...

    Alexandra Irving Written by Alexandra Irving about 6 days ago 68 reads 0 comments

  3. Braves Fall Four Outs Short of Combined No-Hitter Against the Mets

    Braves righty Aaron Harang and lefty Luis Avilan were four outs away from a combined no-hitter against the Mets on Friday night. David Wright singled solidly to left to break up the no-no...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Agustin Gonzalez about 6 days ago 91 reads 0 comments

  4. Marlins Blow Lead but Beat Mariners on Stanton Walk-off Grand Slam

    The Marlins loaded the bases with none out in the ninth thanks to an overturned call on a review before Giancarlo Stanton crushed a walk-off grand slam...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by David Scipione about 6 days ago 47 reads 0 comments

  5. Marlins top Mariners on Stanton walk-off slam

    MIAMI – Manager Mike Redmond was ready to take the bat out of Giancarlo Stanton's hands with the game on the line in the ninth inning Friday. Instant replay put Stanton back in position to win the game, and he did just that in grand fashion...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by David Scipione about 6 days ago 31 reads 0 comments

  6. Why Are MLB Teams Still Pitching to Giancarlo Stanton?

    Giancarlo Stanton has a reputation as a notoriously slow starter, or at least he did until this year...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 6 days ago 22,972 reads 50 comments

  7. Nats' Fister Has 'No Issues' During Session

    Right-hander Doug Fister threw two innings at extended spring training in Florida and could join the Nationals in about three weeks "assuming all goes well," manager Matt Williams said...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 6 days ago 36 reads 0 comments

  8. Selecting the New York Mets' All-21st Century Team, Position by Position

    Let's face it: The 21st century has not been all that kind to the New York Mets . Sure, they made the playoffs twice, including a World Series appearance in 2000. But that's about as good as it gets for the boys from Queens...

    Jason Lempert Written by Jason Lempert about 6 days ago 1,599 reads 8 comments

  9. Adjustment Gets Gattis Back to 'Being Me' at Plate

    It wasn't just Evan Gattis' four-hit game Wednesday at Philly, or his three homers in two games, that caused Freddie Freeman to gush a bit over the catcher's recent offensive performance...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 6 days ago 302 reads 0 comments

  10. Elite Contact Skills of Andrelton Simmons

    On Thursday, Braves shortstop Andrelton Simmons struck out for the first time in 2014. It was his 52nd plate appearance of the season, and A.J. Burnett of the Phillies got him to chase a four-seamer...

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  11. Young to return to lineup vs. Harang, Braves

    Chris Young is ready to get his season started. A right quadriceps injury kept him out of the Mets ' lineup for nearly three weeks, but he will finally retake his place in New York's lineup on Friday against Atlanta ...

    Kyle Brown Written by Kyle Brown about 6 days ago 10 reads 0 comments

  12. Wood Throws Complete Game, Rues His Failed Bunt in 1-0 Loss

    Former Braves pitchers Tim Hudson, Tom Glavine, Greg Maddux and John Smoltz often spoke of the importance of being able to handle the bat, to consistently get a bunt down and move a runner over...

    Kyle Brown Written by Kyle Brown about 6 days ago 4 reads 0 comments

  13. Atlanta Braves Tighten Gun Policy at Turner Field

    The Atlanta Braves will no longer allow some off-duty police officers to carry guns at Turner Field, which has prompted objections.....

    Kyle Brown Written by Kyle Brown about 6 days ago 14 reads 0 comments

  14. Young Jr. Stops Thinking About Stats, Starts Getting Onbase

    Don't think, just hit. Eric Young Jr. doesn't want to know about the numbers, especially when it comes to a key statistic his manager has set as a goal — the ...

    Kyle Brown Written by Kyle Brown about 6 days ago 113 reads 0 comments

  15. Young to return to lineup vs. Harang, Braves

    Chris Young is ready to get his season started. A right quadriceps injury kept him out of the Mets ' lineup for nearly three weeks, but he will finally retake his place in New York's lineup on Friday against Atlanta ...

    Kyle Brown Written by Kyle Brown about 6 days ago 13 reads 0 comments

  16. Mets Want 'attitude' Adjustment from Noah Syndergaard

    Noah Syndergaard has a major league fastball and curveball, but the Mets would like to see a little more “attitude” from their top pitching prospect.....

    Kyle Brown Written by Kyle Brown about 6 days ago 597 reads 1 comments

  17. Chris Young Readies for Return to Mets and New Season Debut

    Chris Young says the first one did not count. The one inning he played in left field on April 2 is not enough to count as a season debut...

    Kyle Brown Written by Kyle Brown about 6 days ago 7 reads 0 comments

  18. Is Ryan Howard Figuring It Out?

    Howard's 8th inning walk on Thursday was the most important at-bat of the game, but his improved plate discipline has been going on all season. Is he starting to figure things out....

    Kyle Brown Written by Kyle Brown about 6 days ago 4 reads 0 comments

  19. Brown Wants to Learn to Hit Before Thinking Power

    The most difficult part, according to Dom Brown, is restraint. There are times when he really wants to swing hard and try to hit home runs, but then catches himself.....

    Kyle Brown Written by Kyle Brown about 6 days ago 83 reads 0 comments

  20. Phillies' Burnett may be getting a lift from hernia

    THE ONLY MOMENTS when A.J. Burnett appeared limited by his hernia occurred on the base paths. One was in the third inning, another in the sixth, both occasions featuring a gait that suggested soiled trousers...

    Kyle Brown Written by Kyle Brown about 6 days ago 214 reads 0 comments

  21. Cole Hamels poised to return to rotation

    In the last 2 days, the Phillies have watched the two pitchers atop their rotation post two of the team's top pitching performances of the young season. Cole Hamels looks plenty ready to join the party...

    Kyle Brown Written by Kyle Brown about 6 days ago 5 reads 0 comments

  22. Philadelphia Phillies' Biggest Early-Season Surprises and Disappointments

    The Philadelphia Phillies have started the 2014 season in a rather intriguing fashion. They stand at 7-8, and while they've shown flashes of brilliance, there have also been many moments of struggle...

    Alec Snyder Written by Alec Snyder about 6 days ago 2,418 reads 6 comments

  23. Is the Atlanta Braves Rotation for Real or Simply Overachieving?

    The first blow came in the offseason when, after nine years, Tim Hudson signed with the San Francisco Giants , leaving the Atlanta Braves without their presumptive ace and without ...

    Martin Gandy Written by Martin Gandy about 6 days ago 8,737 reads 45 comments

  24. Papelbon Fires Back at Velocity Critics

    PHILADELPHIA – According to PITCHf/x, Jonathan Papelbon's fastball topped out at 93 miles per hour Thursday, an encouraging sign for a closer who has struggled at times recently with location and velocity...

    Eric Drobny Written by Eric Drobny about 6 days ago 691 reads 0 comments

  25. Mets Invent, Implement 'Bases Per Out' Stat

    Terry Collins defines the Mets ' hitting philosophy as: “It's not about when you swing, it's about the damage you do when you swing. It's not early in the count necessarily. It's not deep in counts...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 7 days ago 500 reads 0 comments