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October 11, 2018 6:03 PM Court date set for Lenny Dykstra on threat, drug charges

ELIZABETH, N.J. -- A court date has been set for former major leaguer Lenny Dykstra to face drug and threat charges. Dykstra is scheduled to appear before a judge in Elizabeth on Oct. 22. The three-time All-Star and member of the New York Mets' 1986 championship team was indicted this week in connection with an incident involving an Uber driver in May. He's charged 82

October 3, 2018 10:00 AM Looking back at past Yankees wild card games heading into do-or-die matchup with A's

The Yankees and A’s, two teams well acclimated to the highly-debated wild card system, will battle it out Wednesday night for a chance to take on Boston in the ALDS. Let’s take a look at the Bronx Bombers’ history in the do-or-die wild card game, infamously introduced for the 2012 season. The Yanks surprised many and finished second in the AL East behind 77

September 30, 2018 4:55 AM Ackert: David Wright takes his final bow in a Mets uniform, but what he'll likely be most remembered for is a genuine connection to fans

Before the first pitch of the fifth inning Saturday, David Wright turned around at third base, looked up and took it all in. He walked slowly toward the dugout, tapping his fist to his heart and pointing to every direction of Citi Field, even blowing a kiss to the sell-out crowd that had come for this moment. Wright’s eyes were wet with tears as he walked 88

September 30, 2018 1:23 AM David Wright walks off to long ovation in farewell game with Mets

David Wright acknowledges the fans as he leaves the field after coming out of a baseball game during the fifth inning against the Miami Marlins, Saturday, Sept. 29, 2018, in New York. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun) David Wright has left to a long standing ovation before a packed crowd at Citi Field in his farewell game for the New York Mets. The team captain 98

September 28, 2018 11:25 PM David Wright is beloved within the ballpark too, by security guards and clubhouse attendants: 'There won't be another like him'

The tributes were pouring in from the big names around baseball. Even the Yankees wished David Wright the best as he nears the end of his career. But perhaps those who will miss him most are the people who saw him every day around the ballpark: The security guard who made sure his wife and daughters got to the family room, the clubbies who ran errands 80

September 27, 2018 11:45 PM Jason Vargas turns in best start of season as Mets take down Braves to 'We want David' chants

“We want David” chants broke out at Citi Field again on Thursday, but Mets fans will have to wait at least another day before the captain makes his triumphant return. Wright will start Saturday against the Marlins for what will be his final game, thought the Mets have left open the possibility of inserting him into an outing before then as a pinch-hitter 68

September 27, 2018 4:00 AM German Marquez ties modern-day MLB mark with 8 K's to start game

DENVER -- Colorado Rockies right-hander German Marquez tied a modern-day major league record with eight straight strikeouts to begin a game on his way to setting the franchise record for most K's in a season. Marquez matched a mark Wednesday against Philadelphia that was set by Houston lefty Jim Deshaies on Sept. 23, 1986, and equaled by New York Mets righty 64

September 23, 2018 11:55 PM Michael Conforto's bases-loaded triple helps Mets beat Nationals 8-6

WASHINGTON — At the end of a long, cold, wet afternoon, the New York Mets managed a split of their final road trip of the season. Michael Conforto hit a go-ahead, bases-loaded triple, rookie Jeff McNeil matched a career high with four hits and the Mets beat the Washington Nationals 8-6 on Sunday. The first pitch was delayed 25 minutes, and rain continued 65

September 22, 2018 11:58 PM Mets fall to Nats in meaningless game between preseason NL-East favorites

The two teams originally favored to compete for an NL East title played meaningless baseball Saturday. But the Nats got revenge on the Mets for playing a role in Washington's elimination from postseason contention a day before, to the tune of a 6-0 win in D.C. The Nationals' loss Friday night, coupled with the Atlanta Braves' win, knocked them out of the NL East race. Then, shortly 63

September 22, 2018 2:20 AM Time to give Jacob deGrom the NL Cy Young after another brilliant outing in win over Nats

In case you needed any more reason to give the Mets ace the prestigious pitching award, we provide you his latest accolades: 23 consecutive quality starts, a single-season record, along with 28 straight starts holding opponents to three runs or less, also a feat never accomplished in the history of the game. The Mets offense actually came through for their 48