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Mets fire manager Mickey Callaway after 2 bumpy seasons

Oct. 4, 2019 1:42 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Mickey Callaway went 11-1 in his first 12 games as manager of the New York Mets. After that, nothing ever seemed to go smoothly for him again. Following more than a year on the hot seat, Callaway was fired Thursday by the Mets after missing the playoffs in both his seasons at the helm. The...

Mets' Alonso donates customized cleats to 9/11 museum

Oct. 1, 2019 6:00 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Mets slugger Pete Alonso visited the National September 11 Memorial & Museum on Tuesday to donate the custom cleats and baseball bat honoring first responders that he used in a game on the 18th anniversary of the terrorist attacks. Alonso presented the equipment to museum President...

Mets to retire pitcher Jerry Koosman's number next season

Sep. 25, 2019 2:38 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Jerry Koosman will become the third New York Mets player to have his number retired by the team. The left-hander will be honored sometime next season, with his No. 36 joining Tom Seaver's No. 41 and Mike Piazza's No. 31 on display along the Citi Field roof. Chief operating officer Jeff...