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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...

Nimmo 2 HRs, leads Megill, Mets over Braves 4-3

Oct. 01, 2021 23:18 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Brandon Nimmo hit two solo home runs, Tylor Megill allowed one hit in five scoreless innings and the New York Mets beat the Atlanta Braves 4-3 on Friday night, snapping the NL East champions’ six-game winning streak. One night after clinching their...

Teary Conforto lifts Mets in possible Citi Field finale

Oct. 01, 2021 01:07 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Michael Conforto's eyes already were red when he reached the dugout, and as teammates hugged him they filled with tears. In what might have been his final game at Citi Field for the New York Mets, he had a pair of run-scoring, two-out singles, then...

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...

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...

Yankees move Gleyber Torres from shortstop to second base

Sep. 13, 2021 12:37 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Gleyber Torres was treated by the Yankees the same way he dealt with too many grounders: He was given the boot from shortstop. New York moved the error-prone infielder to second base for Monday’s game against Minnesota. DJ LeMahieu...

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...

Judge HRs twice, rallies Yanks past Mets on 9/11 anniversary

Sep. 12, 2021 00:46 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A raucous New York crowd of 43,144 lurched and howled — frequently out of their seats — through a back-and-forth Subway Series game that followed an affecting Sept. 11 observance. Hours after standing shoulder-to-shoulder with their crosstown rivals,...

Megill's 10 Ks lead Mets over reeling, bumbling Yanks 10-3

Sep. 11, 2021 01:08 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The reeling Yankees made a Subway Series of mental and physical mistakes in their weekend opener at the Mets. Catcher Gary Sánchez had a pair of glaring defensive lapses, and throwing errors by third baseman Gio Urshela and shortstop Gleyber Torres led...