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To the Max: Scherzer, Mets finalize $130M, 3-year deal

Dec. 01, 2021 19:03 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Mets owner Steve Cohen promised a max effort bringing a World Series back to New York. Enter Max Scherzer, the newest ace in Queens. The Mets and the three-time Cy Young Award winner finalized a $130 million, three-year deal...

AP source: Scherzer and Mets agree to $130M, 3-year contract

Nov. 29, 2021 14:41 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Max Scherzer has shattered baseball's record for highest average salary, agreeing Monday to a $130 million, three-year contract with the New York Mets, a person familiar with the negotiations told The Associated Press. The person spoke on condition of...

Yankees hire former Mets manager Luis Rojas as 3B coach

Nov. 15, 2021 17:42 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Yankees hired former Mets manager Luis Rojas as their third base coach on Monday, a month after he lost his job with the crosstown rivals. Rojas managed the Mets for the past two seasons. The team declined its 2022 option for him on Oct. 4,...

Luis Rojas out as Mets manager after 2 losing seasons

Oct. 04, 2021 16:37 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — For a while this summer, Luis Rojas was a potential Manager of the Year contender. Just a few months later, he's out of a job. Rojas was let go as New York Mets manager on Monday after two losing seasons. The team declined its option...

After 2nd-half meltdown, Mets let go Rojas, set for overhaul

Oct. 04, 2021 15:33 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The season was going so well for the New York Mets. And then Jacob deGrom got hurt. Minus their injured ace, the Mets collapsed over the final two months and plunged to 77-85 in Steve Cohen's first year as owner. They got outmaneuvered by close rivals at...

Alderson: Mets likely to make Rojas decision before others

Sep. 30, 2021 00:44 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Luis Rojas’ fate as New York Mets manager likely will be determined before the team hires a president of baseball operations. With a disappointing 2021 season coming to a close, New York holds an option on Rojas' contract for next year. The club plans...

Syndergaard sharp in brief return, Mets take 2 from Marlins

Sep. 29, 2021 00:30 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — After two years away, Noah Syndergaard was still nasty. Even for just a few pitches. Syndergaard looked sharp in his brief but long-awaited return from Tommy John surgery, and the New York Mets beat the Miami Marlins 2-1 in nine...

Syndergaard returns for Mets, deGrom done for season

Sep. 28, 2021 21:16 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Noah Syndergaard started Tuesday night for the New York Mets, returning to a major league mound for the first time in two years and completing his delayed comeback from Tommy John surgery. The right-hander topped out at 96 mph and struck out his first...

Brewers hit 3 HRs, get strong outing from Lauer to down Mets

Sep. 25, 2021 00:26 AM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Christian Yelich hit one of Milwaukee's three home runs and Eric Lauer turned in a much-needed strong start for the Brewers in their 5-1 win over the New York Mets on Friday night. Kolten Wong and Willy Adames also went deep for the Brewers, who...

Wild card leader Red Sox beat stumbling Mets 6-3, 6th in row

Sep. 22, 2021 00:00 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Xander Bogaerts hit a go-ahead, two-run homer in the fifth inning and a two-run double in the sixth, lifting the AL wild-card leading Boston Red Sox over the stumbling New York Mets 6-3 on Tuesday night. With the Red Sox wearing jarring yellow and blue...