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  1. Mets would consider bringing back Johan

    Matt Ehalt

    NEW YORK -- As the New York Mets look for options in their rotation, GM Sandy Alderson said the team would consider bringing back veteran lefty starter Johan Santana on a small deal. The Mets are going to buyout Santana's contract for 2014 for $5...

    Blog | September 30, 2013
  2. Niese hopes Heyward is OK

    Matt Ehalt

    NEW YORK -- Mets starter Jon Niese said he hoped Atlanta outfielder Jason Heyward was OK after the lefty's fastball hit Heyward in the jaw and knocked him out of Wednesday's game. "It was tough. I wanted to elevate a fastball right there and then...

    Blog | August 21, 2013
  3. Mets shuffle lineup; Torres to go Friday

    Matt Ehalt

    NEW YORK -- The Mets have a different lineup than usual for Wednesday's game against the Braves, as manager Terry Collins loads the lineup with righties to oppose Atlanta lefty Alex Wood. The team will have four starters on the bench: left fielder...

    Blog | August 21, 2013
  4. Tuesday's Yankees lineup

    Matt Ehalt

    NEW YORK -- Yankees manager Joe Girardi posted an interesting lineup for Tuesday's game -- Eduardo Nunez is leading off, and both Brett Gardner and Ichiro Suzuki are on the bench. CC Sabathia is the starting pitcher, oppoed by Angels lefty Jason...

    Blog | August 13, 2013
  5. Pedro Feliciano returns, Edgin to DL

    Matt Ehalt

    NEW YORK -- Exactly 34 months after he last threw a pitch in the majors, lefty reliever Pedro Feliciano has returned to the Mets. The Mets promoted the 36-year-old reliever from Triple-A Las Vegas for Friday night's game against the Royals, and he...

    Blog | August 02, 2013
  6. New York Mets promote Pedro Feliciano from Triple-A

    Matt Ehalt

    The Mets are missing two key cogs in their bullpen, closer Bobby Parnell and setup man Josh Edgin, who are both out as New York opens a series against the Kansas City Royals.

    Story | Conversation | August 02, 2013
  7. Niese to throw in game soon

    Matt Ehalt

    NEW YORK -- Lefty Jon Niese might pitch for the Gulf Coast League Mets this weekend, according to Mets manager Terry Collins. The manager added that Niese most likely will be back in a major league game no later than Aug. 1 as he works his way back f...

    Blog | July 24, 2013
  8. Collins explains Satin starting over Ike

    Matt Ehalt

    NEW YORK -- Josh Satin will start Saturday against Philadelphia lefty Cole Hamels, and manager Terry Collins all but said Satin will be back in the lineup Sunday against southpaw Cliff Lee. Ike Davis will be on the bench, as the team continues to...

    Blog | July 20, 2013
  9. Saturday's Mets lineup

    Matt Ehalt

    NEW YORK -- Ike Davis will sit against Philadelphia lefty Cole Hamels on Saturday. Josh Satin gets the start at first base. On the mound, Zack Wheeler will make his sixth major-league start. Here's the full lineup: Eric Young Jr., lf Danie...

    Blog | July 20, 2013
  10. Granderson in, Nuno out

    Matt Ehalt

    The Yankees activated Curtis Granderson from the disabled list prior to Tuesday night's game against the Seattle Mariners. Lefty pitcher Vidal Nuno has been sent down to Triple-A. Granderson fractured his forearm during spring training and missed ...

    Blog | May 14, 2013
  11. Niese may skip bullpen

    Matt Ehalt

    Mets lefty Jonathon Niese still plans to pitch Sunday against Philadelphia, but may skip his bullpen Thursday and instead do a light session Friday. Niese took a liner off his foot Tuesday and left in the third inning. "I'm going to take it easy o...

    Blog | April 24, 2013
  12. Postgame notes: Sabathia, Nunez, Wells

    Matt Ehalt

    The triple-play ball is quietly becoming part of CC Sabathia's repertoire. In 2010, with the lefty on the mound, the Yankees turned their first triple play in 41 years, against the A's. Friday night, the Yankees turned their second one since 1969,...

    Blog | April 13, 2013
  13. Andy Pettitte of New York Yankees expects World Series appearance...

    Matt Ehalt

    Andy Pettitte isn't entertaining the national thought that the Yankees might be as weak this year as they've been in more than a decade. By the time October rolls around, the veteran lefty expects the Yankees will be competing for their 28th championship.

    Story | Conversation | March 30, 2013
  14. Carson day-to-day with triceps strain

    Matt Ehalt

    Mets lefty Robert Carson is day-to-day with a triceps tendon strain, according to the team. The injury was originally believed to be to his elbow, but an MRI revealed Tuesday that it was the triceps. Carson had an X-ray following Tuesday's game and i...

    Blog | September 26, 2012
  15. Niese can't survive another big inning

    Matt Ehalt

    Mike Stobe/Getty ImagesMets starter Jon Niese struck out with the bases loaded in the fifth.It's one inning that continues to haunt Jon Niese. The lefty will have outings like Tuesday against Miami, when he'll throw scoreless frames in five of hi...

    Blog | August 07, 2012
  16. Santana gets ready for rotation return

    Matt Ehalt

    Mets lefty Johan Santana feels "good" as he prepares to return from the disabled list. The lefty is scheduled to pitch Saturday against Atlanta after missing the past few weeks with a right ankle sprain. "I was able to recover and do my things, an...

    Blog | August 07, 2012