2021 Schedule

2021 Schedule
16-13, 1st in NL East
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Mets to put deGrom on IL with side tightness

The Mets will place Jacob deGrom on the injured list with tightness in his right side, a move that will keep the ace from taking the mound until May 20 at the earliest.


DeGrom's injury scare continues, Mets win 5th straight

— Mets ace Jacob deGrom was pulled after five innings with right side tightness in his return from a similar injury, but the bullpen closed out a four-hitter as New York beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 4-2 Sunday for its fifth straight win.

Conforto scores deGrom with hit to left field (0:20)
DeGrom exits early in return from lat injury (0:43)
Lindor, McNeil still claim it was a 'ratcoon' (0:19)
Associated Press

Mets GM: Rat story took bite out of 'a great win'

Disappointed a day after his team made headlines for a tunnel dust-up in what was a winning effort, New York Mets acting general manager Zack Scott told reporters on Saturday that the controversy became a "bigger story than it needs to be."

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Rat? Raccoon? Mets' in-game debate causes stir

What was thought to be an incident in the Mets' tunnel between infielders Francisco Lindor and Jeff McNeil turned out to be simply a commotion caused by a rat in the dugout, according to Lindor and McNeil.

Rat or raccoon? Lindor explains Mets' tunnel drama (0:42)

Lindor's homer lifts Mets after dugout exchange with McNeil

— Francisco Lindor hit a tying, two-run homer in the seventh inning after an apparently heated exchange with teammate Jeff McNeil in the dugout tunnel, and the New York Mets rallied to beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 5-4 Friday night.

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City manager? Bobby V in hometown mayor race

Bobby Valentine, who served as manager of the Rangers, Mets and Red Sox in addition to winning a Japan Series title and serving as AD at Sacred Heart University, is running for mayor in Stamford, Connecticut.


DeJong, Goldschmidt lead Cards over Mets 4-1 in opener

— Paul DeJong hit a two-run homer, Paul Goldschmidt added a solo shot off Marcus Stroman and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the New York Mets 4-1 in a doubleheader opener on Wednesday that extended their winning streak to six.

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Mets players upset after coaching staff shakeup

Pete Alonso and Francisco Lindor learned from phone messages that the New York Mets had fired hitting coach Chili Davis and assistant Tom Slater, a move that left players unhappy.

How concerned are the Mets about deGrom's injury? (0:55)
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Mets' deGrom scratched, but MRI results 'positive'

Mets ace Jacob deGrom was scratched from Tuesday night's scheduled start due to what was later diagnosed as inflammation of the latissimus dorsi muscle. He won't throw for a few days.

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Team Stats

  • Pitching
  • Batting
Earned Run Average3.002nd
Quality Starts13Tied-9th
Batting Average.23315th
On Base Percentage.3284th
Slugging Percentage.34929th