Latest Mickey Callaway News

Davis, Mets helped by Indians' mental lapse, win 4-3 in 10

Aug. 22, 2019 3:52 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Needing a break, the New York Mets watched Cleveland hand it to them — Brad Hand, especially. The Indians All-Star closer failed to cover first base on what could've been a game-ending double play, and moments later J.D. Davis lined an RBI single that capped a two-run rally in the...

Callaway beats former boss as surging Mets top Indians 9-2

Aug. 21, 2019 12:24 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Commit a mistake against the New York Mets these days and they are poised to make you pay. Michael Conforto hit a tiebreaking homer moments after an embarrassing error by Cleveland Indians left fielder Oscar Mercado, and the resurgent Mets rolled from there to a 9-2 victory Tuesday night....

Mets reliever Gsellman has partially torn lat muscle

Aug. 20, 2019 8:44 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Mets reliever Robert Gsellman has a partially torn lat muscle that puts the rest of his season in jeopardy, a significant blow to New York's improved bullpen as the team chases a playoff berth. Gsellman was placed on the 10-day injured list last weekend, retroactive to Aug. 14, with...

LEADING OFF: Mets manager Callaway faces former Indians boss

Aug. 20, 2019 2:26 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors today: OLD FRIENDS Pete Alonso and the resurgent Mets face Cleveland in the opener of a pivotal nine-game homestand against a trio of playoff contenders: the Indians, Braves and Cubs. All-Star Game MVP Shane Bieber (12-5, 3.27 ERA) starts for Cleveland against Steven...

Alonso breaks NL rookie HR record, Mets crown Royals 11-5

Aug. 18, 2019 7:50 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Pete Alonso wasn't even sure he was going to make the New York Mets' opening day roster, so even he never could have imagined the incredible season he's having. The burly first baseman hit his 40th home run to break the National League rookie record, capping a late outburst by the...

Mets beat Royals 4-1 behind deGrom, Alonso

Aug. 17, 2019 11:29 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Pete Alonso's error at first base in the fourth inning led to Kansas City's only run of the night and put the New York Mets behind. So when he got a chance to come through for his teammates with the bases loaded in the seventh, Alonso didn't want to fail. After narrowly missing out...

Braves jump on Seth Lugo for 5 runs in 7th, beat Mets 6-4

Aug. 15, 2019 12:56 AM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Braves survived another near-meltdown by the back end of their bullpen in the ninth after the New York Mets' best reliever gave up five runs in the seventh. Tyler Flowers drove in a tiebreaking run with an infield hit, and Atlanta scored five runs off Seth Lugo in the seventh and...

Mets place McNeil on IL with hamstring injury, recall Tejada

Aug. 14, 2019 5:45 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — The New York Mets placed All-Star Jeff McNeil on the 10-day injured list on Wednesday and recalled infielder Rubén Tejada from Triple-A Syracuse. Mets manager Mickey Callaway said McNeil suffered a "fairly mild" left hamstring strain when trying to beat out an infield grounder in the...

Cabrera stings Mets, Nats hold on to end NY's streak, 7-4

Aug. 11, 2019 7:14 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Nationals closer Sean Doolittle became a favorite at Citi Field after blowing a three-run lead Friday night. Mets fans cheered the All-Star closer when he went to the bullpen Saturday, and on Sunday, they clapped and hollered when his name was announced to pitch the ninth. "The fans, they...

Mets work more magic, rally past Nats 4-3 for 8th win in row

Aug. 10, 2019 11:29 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — As Mets rookie Luis Guillorme stepped in to lead off the eighth inning, teammate J.D. Davis was in the clubhouse, studying video of Washington's struggling bullpen. He had just queued up tape of Daniel Hudson — a hard-throwing righty warming in the bullpen — when he heard a...