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The Flores Effect: #WhyMetsWillWinWorldSeries

Jon Raj | Posted 08.03.2015 | Sports
Jon Raj

I have been a baseball fan for nearly 40 years and I can tell you I have never seen anything like this before. We often see professional athletes as rich businessmen heading to the offices rather than as 23-year-old kids trying to live their dreams.

Wilmer Flores’ Friday Night Was Straight Out Of A Hollywood Movie

The Huffington Post | Maxwell Strachan | Posted 08.01.2015 | Sports

When the cheers were a little louder than usual on Wednesday night at Citi Field, Wilmer Flores wasn't quite sure what was going on. But on Friday, af...

Great Moments In Mets History As Narrated By 'Simpsons' Characters

The Huffington Post | Lucy McCalmont | Posted 07.22.2015 | Sports

If you're a Mets fan or a fan of "The Simpsons," or perhaps a fan of both, do we have a video for you. Mets supporter and actor Hank Azaria, who voice...

Grandpa Adorably Celebrates His Grandson's Major League Debut

The Huffington Post | Lucy McCalmont | Posted 06.29.2015 | Sports

Grandparents. Cute as always.

Why Doesn't Sandy Alderson Realize Jon Niese's Value Is So Low?

Ben Berkon | Posted 06.11.2015 | Sports
Ben Berkon

According to FOXSports.com's Ken Rosenthal, the Milwaukee Brewers may have rejected the New York Mets' straight-up offer of Jon Niese for veteran third baseman Aramis Ramirez yesterday evening.

Chris Rock: ‘Why Don't Black People Like Baseball Anymore?'

The Huffington Post | Lilly Workneh | Posted 04.29.2015 | Black Voices

Chris Rock says he’s among the last of a dying breed of black baseball fans -- or rather an “endangered species,” as he describes in a video for...

Jordan Schultz

Curtis Granderson: Shortage Of Black Baseball Players Is A 'Big Problem'

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

Why I'm Raising My Son to Be a Mets Fan

Evan Mandery | Posted 06.06.2015 | Sports
Evan Mandery

My legacy to him is a passion for a profoundly inept team. He reached sports maturity just in time to watch the Mets get awful; since his seventh birthday they've gone 453-519.

La Palazzina, un grand de demain

Fabrizio Bucella | Posted 03.20.2015 | France C'est La Vie
Fabrizio Bucella

VINS - C'est comme un retour aux sources, dans une des plus belles régions vinicoles italiennes : le vigneron dont je vais vous parler est vraiment exceptionnel.

Royals Run Recalls Memories of Rooting Against the Dreaded New York Yankees

Brian Patrick Harmon | Posted 12.23.2014 | Sports
Brian Patrick Harmon

Their center fielder introduced me to the beauty of an inside-the-park home run. Their submarine closer seemed to scrape his knuckles on the mound with every pitch. And one of their shortstops played with a toothpick dangling from his mouth.

Andy Campbell

Sleeping At A Major League Baseball Stadium Is As Awesome As It Sounds

HuffingtonPost.com | Andy Campbell | Posted 07.22.2014 | Sports

Every American child has had that fantasy. The baseball game ends, the stadium closes and everyone leaves -- except for you. You, the coolest kid in t...

The [Mis]treatment of Daniel Murphy

Ben Berkon | Posted 08.23.2014 | Sports
Ben Berkon

Regardless of where a fan falls on the #ImWith28 spectrum, however, Murphy's short-lived future with the team has little to do with his positive or nonexistent skill sets.

Meet the Mets Fans

Rob Taub | Posted 08.15.2014 | Sports
Rob Taub

Other than Marine One, the No. 7 subway line is the fastest way to a game at CitiField and it's also a great place to interact with other Mets fans. ...

Should the New York Mets Be Worried About Bartolo Colon?

Ben Berkon | Posted 07.06.2014 | Sports
Ben Berkon

When the New York Mets signed Bartolo Colon to a two-year, $20 million contract this offseason, it seemed like a prudent acquisition.

Fans Are Made, Not Born

Maria Rodale | Posted 06.24.2014 | Sports
Maria Rodale

It's finally spring (fingers crossed), and that can only mean two things: I may soon have to appear in public wearing shorts, and the endless, soul-sucking, heart-breaking baseball season is underway.

Mets Broadcaster Ogles Female Fan Eating Enormous Hot Dog

Awful Announcing | Posted 04.16.2014 | Sports

By Josh Gold-Smith, Awful Announcing Mets broadcaster Keith Hernandez has already been in the news this week thanks to the Brooklyn Cyclones and th...

Fan Learns Quickly That You're Not Supposed To Touch Baseball Players

The Huffington Post | Michael Klopman | Posted 04.14.2014 | Sports

An Angels fan needed to be reminded on Friday night that spectators aren't allowed to touch players during the game. After Mets outfielder Curtis Gran...

GIF: Bryce Harper Didn't Get Off To A Great Start To The Season

Posted 04.01.2014 | Sports

Washington Nationals star Bryce Harper didn't get off to a very good start to the 2014 season. After recording a walk in his first at-bat, he took a s...

Snowless, Shaken and Stirred in SoCal

Elan Barnehama | Posted 05.24.2014 | Travel
Elan Barnehama

I love road trips. They're full of possibility; they suspend time like a baseball game and exist just outside of reality. My bags were packed and I looked to the West.

Man Abandons Child To Chase Baseball

Posted 03.11.2014 | Sports

We've seen sports fans abandon all common sense when a baseball comes their way. And in this case, a man at a spring training game abandoned something...

Jay Z Meets The Mets

AP | Posted 11.19.2013 | Sports

NEW YORK (AP) — Jay Z, the new agent for Robinson Cano, had dinner Monday night with top officials of the New York Mets. Chief operating officer Je...

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...

LOOK: Mets Rookies Get Hazed

Posted 09.24.2013 | Sports

New York Mets rookies endured some clubhouse hazing on Sunday when veteran reliever LaTroy Hawkins organized a day to remember for the first-year ball...

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...

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...