Fred Wilpon confident in Mets' plan, direction
Mets principal owner Fred Wilpon said he believes the franchise is headed in the right direction and that general manager Sandy Alderson is on course to improve the team.
Wed Jun 12, 2013
Ever since Adam Wainwright threw that impossible curveball by an apparently immobile Carlos Beltran - two men likely to be Cardinals All-Stars at Citi Field this July, which is just mean - Mets fans have been kicked in the face by their team in every conceivable fashion.
Mon Jun 10, 2013
The Journal News
Commentary: Sandy Alderson hates the losing as he rebuilds Mets
Mets general manager Sandy Alderson hates losing. Despises it. He is a former Marine who served in Vietnam, and the son of a decorated Air Force officer.
The News Tribune
Veterans' workload, youngsters' woes weighing down M's
For those who weren't condemned to endure another feeble showing by the Seattle Mariners' offense Sunday, here is all you need to know: Jason Bay led off with a solid single to left field, giving manager Eric Wedge a chance to show why he moved rookie Nick Franklin to the No.
Sun Jun 09, 2013
New York Post
Coming close to Amazin' disaster
From the time Matt Harvey was forced to leave in the top of the eighth inning with what was termed "back tightness" until the Marlins had beaten the Mets 2-1 in 20 innings and 6 hours and 25 minutes, the longest game Citi Field has witnessed, Mets Nation prayed to the baseball gods that have been so cruel to them.
Sat Jun 08, 2013
Yankees beat Mariners as Andy Pettitte turns in vintage performance
In advance of Andy Pettitte's June 3 start, his first after a stint on the disabled list, the Yankees huddled with him to figure out a way to lighten his workload a bit between starts.
Sun Jun 02, 2013
Bay tapping into power in Mariners lineup
Jason Bay hit eight home runs in all of 2012 with the Mets, a number he matched Saturday with the Mariners when he whacked his seventh and eighth bombs of the season.
Sat Jun 01, 2013
The San Diego Union-Tribune
Doumit sends Twins to 5-4 win over Mariners
This was the third blown save of the season for Wilhelmsen , all in his last four tries.
Fri May 31, 2013
Baseball: It Will Keep You Humble
May 21, 2013; New York, NY, USA; New York Mets third baseman David Wright reacts to making the third out of the eighth inning against the Cincinnati Reds during a game at Citi Field.
A Look at Where the New York Mets' Top Draft Picks from 2010 Are Now
The draft injects youth, talent and potential into your farm system, and no team can ever have enough of that.
Thu May 30, 2013
Guest Post: The Subway Series Still has Juice
Periodically, Rising Apple will feature guest posts from other writers. The following article is from Aaron Leibowitz , who chronicled his experience at Citi Field on Tuesday night: Have you ever come across someone just begging to be punched in the face? Was that someone, perchance, a New York Yankees fan? On Tuesday night, those someones seemed ... (more)
Wed May 29, 2013
Faith and Fear in Flushing
Lightning Strikes Again
Faith and Fear in Flushing made its debut on Feb. 16, 2005, the brainchild of two longtime friends and lifelong Met fans.
Tue May 28, 2013
New York Post
Ex-Yankees, Mets doing just fine elsewhere
We try to figure out why players come here and suddenly shine and, perhaps, we miss the most obvious reason - they are pretty good players.
Mon May 27, 2013
22-29: Bizarro Aaron Harang Victorious
Before being tricked into returning to his own angular, crystalline universe, Bizarro Aaron Harang did us a favor and pitched a game this afternoon.
Sun May 26, 2013
This Date in Mets History: May 26 - The Wilpons play Let's (nearly) Make a Deal
If you liken the travails of the current Mets ownership to a game show, hedge fund manager David Eichorn was an unlucky contestant, As of this date in 2013, the Wilpon family claims that their Bernie Madoff-induced money issues are "all in the rear view mirror," though the veracity of that claim is certainly debatable.
Thu May 23, 2013
New York Daily News
Ike Davis just one of few interesting Mets stories for media
While the media covering the Mets - whether it be beat reporters, the SNY TV crew, or Mets Radio Network voices - may think it's best for Davis to be shipped out, what intriguing stories would be left to cover on a team that already had its one-way ticket to Irrelevance punched? There are already plenty of bad performers on the stages of Las Vegas.