Mets fire manager Mickey Callaway after 2 bumpy seasons

NEW YORK (AP) — Mickey Callaway went 11-1 in his first 12 games as manager of the New York Mets. After that, nothing ever seemed to go smoothly for him again. Following more than a y...

MLB average attendance down 1.7%, hurt by losing teams

NEW YORK (AP) — Major League Baseball's average attendance dropped 1.7% this year for its fourth straight decline, and five of the six biggest drops were by teams with losing records. ...

Braves’ Acuña, Freeman healthy for Game 1 against Cardinals

ATLANTA (AP) — Freddie Freeman and Ronald Acuña Jr., two keys to Atlanta’s lineup who suffered late-season injuries, say they are healthy for the Braves’ NL Division Series against the St. Louis Cardi...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Monday, Sept. 30, the 273rd day of 2019. There are 92 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Sept. 30, ...

Braves limp into playoffs with 11-inning loss to Mets

NEW YORK (AP) — Mike Soroka recovered from a shaky start in his playoff tuneup, but the banged-up Atlanta Braves limped into October with a 7-6 loss to the New York Mets in 11 innings Sunday when Domi...

Alonso hits 53rd HR, sets rookie record as Mets blank Braves

NEW YORK (AP) — Pete Alonso hit his 53rd home run to break the rookie record Yankees star Aaron Judge set in 2017, and the New York Mets beat the playoff-bound Atlanta Braves 3-0 on Saturday night. ...

Mets' Alonso hits 52nd HR, ties rookie mark in win vs Braves

NEW YORK (AP) — Pete Alonso hit his 52nd homer to match Aaron Judge's rookie record, and the New York Mets beat the Atlanta Braves 4-2 Friday night. Alonso connected in the first inn...

Giants' Bruce Bochy prepares to exit after respected career

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Bruce Bochy once took a bat to a flat-screen TV during a San Francisco Giants team meeting to make a point to his players. It just took a few more swings than he expected because ...

Marlins hit 3 late HRs, beat Wheeler, Mets 4-2

NEW YORK (AP) — Curtis Granderson, Tyler Heineman and Austin Dean hit late home runs and the Miami Marlins rallied against Zack Wheeler to beat the New York Mets 4-2 Thursday night. ...

Mets eliminated despite 10-3 win over Marlins

NEW YORK (AP) — Pete Alonso hit his major league-high 51st home run, one short of the rookie record, and Jacob deGrom made his last overpowering pitch for a repeat Cy Young Award as the New York Mets ...

Mets stay alive, rally in 9th and beat Marlins 5-4 in 11

NEW YORK (AP) — Michael Conforto and the New York Mets rallied just in time to keep their faint playoff hopes alive, beating the Miami Marlins 5-4 in 11 innings Tuesday night. Three ...

Mets to retire pitcher Jerry Koosman's number next season

NEW YORK (AP) — Jerry Koosman will become the third New York Mets player to have his number retired by the team. The left-hander will be honored sometime next season, with his No. 36...

Yost stayed with Royals through toughest rebuilding years

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — After leading the Royals to their first World Series title in 30 years, Ned Yost wanted to stay through rebuilding. He assessed the team during the All-Star break, then told ge...

Mets slammed by Marlins, fall 5G back of Brewers with 6 left

NEW YORK (AP) — Steven Matz allowed two homers to Jorge Alfaro, including a grand slam, and the New York Mets lost to the Miami Marlins 8-4 Monday night to dim their fading postseason hopes. ...

Conforto hits 3-run homer, Mets top Reds 6-3

CINCINNATI (AP) — Michael Conforto homered to cap a four-run first inning and the New York Mets gave their faint playoff hopes a boost with a 6-3 win over the Cincinnati Reds on Sunday. ...