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Meet the New Amazin' Mets

Tom Allon | Posted 04.29.2015 | New York
Tom Allon

It may just be a game. It might just be an illusion of hope. It might be too early in the season to order playoff tickets. But it's starting to feel a lot like 1969. Or 1986.

Jordan Schultz

Curtis Granderson: Shortage Of Black Baseball Players Is A 'Big Problem' | Jordan Schultz | Posted 04.15.2015 | Sports

On Jackie Robinson Day, New York Mets outfielder and three-time MLB All-Star Curtis Granderson joined me on HuffPost Live. Granderson, 34, discussed t...

Meet the (Mess) Mets!

Kelli Gail | Posted 03.31.2015 | Sports
Kelli Gail

Welcome to the 2015 season -- a faint glimmer of hope arrives on warmer winds for long-suffering Mets fans. After a frozen offseason, the Mets are set to open against the Washington Nationals this Sunday on ESPN. But there's something different in the air around CitiField.

Pity the New York Sports Fan

Tom Allon | Posted 03.22.2015 | New York
Tom Allon

One of the many great things about living in New York City is the abundance of sports teams. In every major sport, New York has not one, but at least two professional teams -- a luxury not afforded to smaller cities like Cleveland or even more cosmopolitan ones like Boston.

Stories the Mets Tell Themselves

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 06.24.2014 | Sports
Lincoln Mitchell

Despite four pennants and two World Series victories, the Mets have embraced the lovable loser narrative. This is a difficult thing to define; clearly Mets fans to prefer their team to win, but the existence of this narrative, even though its relationship to reality is more tenuous, gives the Mets a more forgiving environment than some teams.

Poor Mets

AP | Posted 10.04.2013 | Sports

NEW YORK -- NEW YORK (AP) — Mets ace Matt Harvey will have surgery on a partially torn ligament in his right elbow, sidelining him for the 2014 seas...

Matt Harvey To Put Off Surgery.. For Now

AP | MIKE FITZPATRICK | Posted 11.17.2013 | Sports

NEW YORK — Matt Harvey will try to rehab his injured right elbow without reconstructive surgery, a move the young ace hopes is going to keep him...

Baseball's Steroid Silence: Suspect No Evil

Robert E. Murphy | Posted 11.12.2013 | Sports
Robert E. Murphy

Remarkable, isn't it, how many kids these days come up throwing nearly a hundred mikes per hour -- and how many soon find themselves on Dr. James Andrews' operating-table.

What Is a Pitcher For?

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 11.11.2013 | Sports
Lincoln Mitchell

On August 25th of this year, Matt Harvey, the star pitcher for the New York Mets, suffered an injury that will require Tommy John surgery and cost him the rest of this season and most of the next one.

A-Sides with Jon Chattman: Ben Rector "Keeps Moving On" Up; "Life" Lessons with Little Comets

Jon Chattman | Posted 10.28.2013 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

There's a lot of reasons to like Ben Rector. First off, he makes damn good music. Second, the Oklahoma native provides eye candy to match his um, ear...

Matt Harvey Consoled By Teammate

Posted 08.27.2013 | Sports

In an emotional scene at Citi Field on Monday night, Mets catcher John Buck was spotted consoling injured ace Matt Harvey in the dugout just hours aft...

Mets' Ace Out, Might Need Surgery

Posted 08.26.2013 | Sports

New York Mets pitcher Matt Harvey's breakout season has taken a turn for the worse. Harvey suffered a partial tear of the UCL in his right elbow, as f...

Predicting The MLB Awards

AP | MIKE FITZPATRICK | Posted 07.19.2013 | Sports

NEW YORK -- As the season's second half gets set to begin Friday, an early forecast for baseball's biggest individual awards: ___...

Baseball's Budding Superstar Wants To Be Like Derek Jeter

Posted 07.18.2013 | Sports

New York Mets pitcher Matt Harvey says he strives to be more like superstar Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter, an athlete who is able to thrive on the fie...

Matt Harvey Asks New Yorkers About Matt Harvey

Posted 07.16.2013 | Sports

Matt Harvey was one of the few bright spots for the New York Mets' first half of the season. He came close to pitching a no-hitter a few times. He has...

All-Star Starting Pitchers Announced

AP | RONALD BLUM | Posted 09.14.2013 | Sports

NEW YORK — The first and last pitch of the All-Star game could well be "New York, New York." Young ace Matt Harvey of the Mets will start for t...

Best Highlights From MLB's First Half

AP | BEN WALKER | Posted 07.15.2013 | Sports

NEW YORK -- Just for fun, let's turn back the baseball clock a few months. A well-rested Stephen Strasburg and the Washington Nationals are destine...

Terry Collins Is Ruining Matt Harvey

Christopher Rosen | Posted 09.09.2013 | Sports
Christopher Rosen

New York Mets manager Terry Collins seems like a really nice man, but he is horrendous when it comes to managing a baseball team. He might be worse at this job than either Willie Randolph or Jerry Manuel were on their worst days.

WATCH: This Is How The Mets Blew Matt Harvey's No-Hit Bid

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 06.18.2013 | Sports

Who's on first? No one in a Mets uniform. Just when you thought that you had found the GIF to define the Mets' 2013 campaign, Matt Harvey and Luca...

For One Night, Mets Are on Top

Steven Hirsch | Posted 07.28.2013 | Sports
Steven Hirsch

The Mets have not exactly had a whole lot of highlights thus far in 2013. In a season marred by an overworked bullpen, a lack of clutch hits, and an inept outfield, Matt Harvey has pretty much been the only reason fans, as few as they may be, continue to go to Citi Field.

Mets Ace Dating Supermodel?

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 05.25.2013 | Sports

Matt Harvey's incredible rookie season seems to be going as impressively off the field as it is on the mound. The New York Mets' 24-year-old ace w...

With Yankees Impending Invasion of CitiField, Why Is Mr. Met Smiling? Dismal Days for Mets Fans.

Howard Barbanel | Posted 07.24.2013 | Sports
Howard Barbanel

Met fans have gotten to a point where they'd be thrilled just to have a .500 season, let alone a post season. Yet management allows the Mets to get worse and worse and to fans it appears they don't seem to care.

LOOK: MLB Team Broadcast Graphic Fail

Posted 05.24.2013 | Sports

There has been plenty of discussions about who the best young stars of Major League Baseball are this season. During the Royals-Angels game on Thursda...

Biggest Surprises Of MLB Season

Posted 05.08.2013 | Sports

Matt Harvey? Really? Through seven starts this season, the Mets' righty is 4-0 and has been making fans in Queens, N.Y. forget about that knuckleballe...

Top 5 Sports Stories

Len Berman | Posted 07.08.2013 | New York
Len Berman

What did Mets pitcher Matt Harvey get for his near perfect nine-inning performance against the White Sox? (Just an infield hit in the seventh, the only White Sox baserunner). A no decision.