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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...

Segura, Nola lead surging Phils past Mets, tighten NL East

Sep. 19, 2021 00:10 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Jean Segura had his first multi-homer game in almost five years, Aaron Nola snapped a nine-start winless streak and the surging Philadelphia Phillies tightened the NL East race, beating the New York Mets 5-3 Saturday night. Bryce Harper drove in two runs...

Wheeler, Phillies hold off Mets 4-3 to boost playoff hopes

Sep. 18, 2021 02:08 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Cy Young Award candidate Zack Wheeler wore down early, MVP contender Bryce Harper was mostly quiet at the plate and still the Philadelphia Phillies found a way. “If you want to win four, five games in a row, you want to win series, it has to come from...

Lindor's 3rd homer lifts Mets whistling past Yanks 7-6

Sep. 13, 2021 10:21 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Francisco Lindor whistled at the Yankees, and sent the ball whistling over the wall — three times. In the midst of a miserable first season with the Mets, Lindor kept alive his new team's postseason chances and dropped its crosstown rival out of a...