Mike Baxter

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 [...]

Mets stars announce Sandy relief efforts, offer sneak peek of Queens Taste 2013
Mets stars announce Sandy relief efforts, offer sneak peek of Queens Taste 2013
News Queens Tourism Council 5/13/2013 at 10:08AM

Legendary former New York Mets pitcher Ron Darling and current outfielder Mike Baxter, a Whitestone native, headlined a small business luncheon at the Irish Circle Tavern in Rockaway Beach on May 7. In addition to signing autographs and posing for photos, the athletes discussed Citi’s local efforts to help rebuild after Hurricane Sandy and plugged [...]

Roundup of Johan Santana no-hitter links
Roundup of Johan Santana no-hitter links
News Billy Rennison 6/02/2012 at 12:57PM

Santana Throws Mets’ First No-Hitter The Mets’ historic streak without a no-hitter is over. Ace left-hander Johan Santana needed 134 pitches to complete the first no-hitter in the team’s 51-year history Friday as the Mets topped the St. Louis Cardinals 8-0. Read more: NY1 On Johan Santana’s magical night at Citi Field, NY Mets fans [...]

Johan Santana throws New York Mets first ever franchise no-hitter
Johan Santana throws New York Mets first ever franchise no-hitter
Sports Joshua Schneps 6/01/2012 at 10:20PM

Queens and every New York Mets fan is celebrating as Johan Santana has completed the first no-hitter in franchise history. In more than 8,000 games 36 Mets pitchers threw one-hitters. Santana completed a magnificent performance on Friday, June 1 against the St. Louis Cardinals winning by a score of 8-0. This game will live in infamy [...]

Mets visit P.S. 12 in Woodside
Mets visit P.S. 12 in Woodside
News Billy Rennison 5/30/2012 at 4:10PM

For showing a big heart, some Queens kids were able to meet a few big leaguers. Mike Baxter, Daniel Murphy and Jonathon Niese  of the New York Mets visited the students from P.S. 12, who collected more than 2,000 pounds of food for City Harvest, the most in New York City on Wednesday May 30. [...]

Met Mike Baxter comes home
Met Mike Baxter comes home
Sports Steve Mosco 11/01/2011 at 1:54PM

New York Met Mike Baxter returned to his Whitestone roots when he visited the Dwarf Giraffe Athletic League (DGAL) on Saturday, October 29. Baxter shared skills that got him into the Major Leagues with kids from the community – emphasizing the importance of education. He told the kids that if they work hard and study, [...]