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Mets’ Matt Harvey to undergo elbow surgery, miss 2014 season
Mets’ Matt Harvey to undergo elbow surgery, miss 2014 season
Sports Liam La Guerre 10/04/2013 at 6:33PM

As if not making the playoffs wasn’t bad enough for Mets fans, the team announced Friday that rookie sensation Matt Harvey will undergo Tommy John surgery, which will force him to miss the 2014 season. “After further consultation with doctors, Mets pitcher Matt Harvey has elected to have surgery to repair a partial tear of [...]

Mike Piazza inducted into Mets Hall of Fame
Mike Piazza inducted into Mets Hall of Fame
Sports Liam La Guerre 9/30/2013 at 12:18PM

It was a Piazza palooza at Citi Field. The New York Mets inducted legendary catcher Mike Piazza as the 27th member in the Mets Hall of Fame on Sunday before the team played its final game of the year. Piazza received a proclamation from Mayor Michael Bloomberg, which declared September 29 as Mike Piazza Day. [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Cristabelle Tumola 8/27/2013 at 8:05AM

TODAY’S FORECAST  Tuesday: Overcast with a chance of rain, then thunderstorms and rain showers in the afternoon. High of 88. Winds from the NW at 5 to 10 mph shifting to the West in the afternoon. Chance of rain 20%. Tuesday night: Overcast with thunderstorms and rain showers in the evening, then partly cloudy with [...]

Mets host first sleepover at Citi Field
Mets host first sleepover at Citi Field
Sports Liam La Guerre 8/11/2013 at 8:21AM

Call it the Citi Field of sweet dreams. The Mets hosted their first ever sleepover at Citi Field on August 10. Hundreds of fans brought pillows, sleeping bags and even tents to sleep on the grass and enjoy the Mets 4-1 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks on the jumbo screen in the outfield. “I was [...]

Mets’ Jordany Valdespin among list of players suspended in Biogenesis case
Mets’ Jordany Valdespin among list of players suspended in Biogenesis case
Sports Liam La Guerre 8/05/2013 at 2:33PM

Mets outfielder Jordany Valdespin and prospect Cesar Puello accepted 50-game suspensions as a part of the MLB Biogenesis banned substances case, first reported by Foxsports.com. Valdespin has been having a rough year, batting just .188 with 4 homers in 133 at-bats. The Mets sent Valdespin down to Triple-A Las Vegas in July and he recently returned from [...]

Mets place Wright on 15-DL, Baxter back
Mets place Wright on 15-DL, Baxter back
News Liam La Guerre 8/03/2013 at 3:29PM

The Mets will have to fight on without their leader for a little while. The team placed their captain, David Wright, on the 15-day disabled list this morning after he injured his right hamstring yesterday. “The Pride of Whitestone,” Mike Baxter, was called up from Triple-A Las Vegas to replace him on the roster. Justin Turner started [...]

Spend the night with Mr. Met: Citi Field Sleepover announced
Spend the night with Mr. Met: Citi Field Sleepover announced
News Liam La Guerre 7/25/2013 at 11:35AM

The Mets are hoping to make fans’ dreams come true— with a sleepover. The team announced its first-ever “Citi Field Sleepover” will be on Saturday, August 10 at the ballpark. Tickets for the sleepover started to go on sale today at 10 a.m., and a presale was available yesterday for Mets season ticket holders. Only [...]

Teen who ran onto field at All-Star Game faces year in jail
Teen who ran onto field at All-Star Game faces year in jail
Police Liam La Guerre 7/18/2013 at 2:19PM

The truth is that this dare landed him in hot water. The teenager who ran onto the field during the Major League Baseball All-Star Game at Citi Field as part of a Twitter dare may pay big for that error in judgment. District Attorney Richard A. Brown announced that Dylan McCue-Masone, 18, has been arraigned [...]

Boy attends All-Star Game in dad’s memory
Boy attends All-Star Game in dad’s memory
Sports Cristabelle Tumola 7/17/2013 at 3:29PM

When Brandon Krol’s neighbor asked him to go to the MLB All-Star Game, the 11-year-old had a dilemma. He could miss his own baseball game, or miss out on the opportunity to see the sport’s top players compete in his hometown. The Tuesday, July 16 New York Warriors game would have been the first Brandon [...]

Baseball meets art at All-Star FanFest
Baseball meets art at All-Star FanFest
News Terence M. Cullen 7/15/2013 at 6:05PM

It was a bright day at Citi Field, Mr. Met on the JumboTron and traffic on all surrounding parkways was bumper-to-bumper. Then the sky fell dark as artist Charles Fazzone took a paintbrush to the heavens and made it a midnight blue. A group of people gathered around his work station and marveled as Fazzone [...]