‘No disconnect’ between Mets and Cespedes

Defending the Mets' handling of Yoenis Cespedes as he battles potentially career-altering heel issues, Mets assistant general manager John Ricco on Sunday called surgery "a last-resort thing" and a "fairly radical" treatment that may not be necessary for the team's star outfielder.… Read More
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Cespedes sits; Mets monitor lingering heel issue

A day after Yoenis Cespedes returned to the Mets following a nine-and-a-half-week absence, homered, then revealed that he is battling heel issues that may require major surgery to fix, Cespedes was out of the Mets' lineup Saturday against the Yankees. Manager Mickey Callaway, who said he was unaware of Cespedes' comments regarding his heels, painted the issue as one of general soreness.… Read More
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Yo returns with HR; Thor exits with ‘dead arm’

Yoenis Cespedes homered in his second at-bat after missing nearly 10 weeks on the DL, and the Mets held on to secure a win for Noah Syndergaard, who worked five innings before exiting with arm fatigue. Seth Lugo and Robert Gsellman each worked two frames to hold off the Yankees as trade rumors swirled around closer Jeurys Familia. After the game, the Yanks optioned starter Domingo German to Triple-A following the rookie's outing of just 3 2/3 innings.… Read More
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Cespedes returns from DL to face Yankees

After more than nine weeks and multiple setbacks, Yoenis Cespedes' stay on the disabled list has come to an end. The Mets activated Cespedes on Friday and planned to insert him in their lineup against the Yankees tonight as their designated hitter.… Read More
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Cespedes to return from DL tonight

After more than nine weeks and multiple setbacks, Yoenis Cespedes' stay on the disabled list is about to come to an end. The Mets plan to activate Cespedes on Friday and insert him in their lineup against the Yankees as their designated hitter, according to a source. The team has not confirmed the impending move.… Read More
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deGrom discusses future in advance of ASG

A celebration of Jacob deGrom's present turned into an examination of his future on Monday, when deGrom's agent suggested that the Mets should either sign him to a long-term contract extension, or trade him.… Read More
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