Latest Mickey Callaway News

Conforto, Mets beat Twins 3-2 after surviving tense 9th

Jul. 17, 2019 1:18 AM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The bases were loaded in the ninth inning against sputtering New York Mets closer Edwin Díaz, and the Minnesota Twins had their most experienced hitter at the plate in Nelson Cruz for a classic power-versus-power matchup. So many of these tense moments have favored the first-place...

Cano homers in 2nd straight game, Mets top Marlins 6-2

Jul. 14, 2019 5:56 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Jeff McNeil joked with manager Mickey Callaway moments before leading off the game about hitting a home run on the first pitch. Callaway requested McNeil have an 11-pitch at-bat ending with a homer, but McNeil had other plans. "I just laughed and I said I'll do it on the first pitch," McNeil...

Cano's two-run homer in the 8th lifts Mets past Marlins, 4-2

Jul. 13, 2019 10:31 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Manager Mickey Callaway said before the Mets played Saturday night that he was not concerned with Robinson Cano's lack of power thus far. Why not? "Because I knew he was going to hit a bomb tonight to win it," Callaway quipped. "You guys didn't realize that?" Cano hit a tiebreaking, two-run...

Former All-Star Kemp released by Mets after stint in minors

Jul. 13, 2019 4:05 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Former three-time All-Star outfielder Matt Kemp has been released by the New York Mets. Kemp signed a minor league contract with the Mets on May 24 and played in eight games for Triple-A Syracuse, hitting .235 with one home run and three RBIs. "We're going to exhaust every effort we can to...

Cooper, Granderson help power Marlins past Mets, 8-4

Jul. 12, 2019 11:25 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — The Miami Marlins are last in the majors in home runs. When they do hit them, they've made them count. Garrett Cooper, Curtis Granderson and Brian Anderson all homered and drove in two runs to power the Marlins to an 8-4 victory over the New York Mets on Friday night in the first game after...

Van Wagenen disappointed with Mets' first half

Jul. 12, 2019 7:17 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Brodie Van Wagenen expressed confidence in the New York Mets shortly after the former agent was hired for his first general manager job in the offseason. He urged the rest of the NL East to "come get us," and they have. "I wasn't shy in the offseason, but they came and got us," Van Wagenen...

Nola's pitching, Bruce's power lead Phillies over Mets 8-3

Jul. 7, 2019 5:52 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Aaron Nola, Jay Bruce and the Philadelphia Phillies see plenty of reasons why they can play even better after the All-Star Game. The Mets? Well, they say there's always hope. Nola held the Mets hitless into the sixth inning, Bruce homered twice and the Phillies quieted New York with an 8-3...

Mets' Frazier says Arrieta went 'overboard' on skull remark

Jul. 7, 2019 1:58 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Todd Frazier is tired of being plunked by pitches from the Philadelphia Phillies. And he's got no use for that tough talk from Jake Arrieta, either. The tension between the Phillies and New York Mets escalated Saturday night when Arrieta threatened that if Frazier was still steamed about...

Nido, angry Mets edge Phils 6-5 after 4 HBP in heated game

Jul. 7, 2019 2:33 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Todd Frazier got hit near the left elbow by an 85 mph changeup and was clearly annoyed. After the game, Jake Arrieta went straight to his hard stuff. "If Frazier's not happy about it, he can come see me and I'll put a dent in his skull," the Philadelphia Phillies pitcher said. In the latest...

Judge powers Yankees past Rays 8-4 in 11 innings

Jul. 6, 2019 12:24 AM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Aaron Judge hit his second homer of the game leading off the 11th inning, Brett Gardner added a three-run shot and the New York Yankees beat the Tampa Bay Rays 8-4 on Friday night. Judge connected on the first pitch from Ryne Stanek (0-2) to give him nine career multihomer...