WASHINGTON -- Jonathon Niese was escorted off the mound in the sixth inning Sunday night after clutching the back of his left leg, but the Mets subsequently announced Niese had only dealt with cramping in the calf.
Rapid Reaction from the New York Mets' 7-1 victory over the Atlanta Braves, the Mets' ninth straight victory.
Curtis Granderson drives in three runs to lead the Mets past the Braves 7-1.
The New York Post reported that Miami Marlins owner Jeffrey Loria is asking around about New York Mets Triple-A manager Wally Backman.
Bobby Parnell, the New York Mets' former closer, has a 10.13 ERA after three minor league rehab outings.
The Mets summoned right-handed reliever Hansel Robles from Triple-A Las Vegas, to replace injured Jerry Blevins
David Wright and Travis d'Arnaud, who have previously batted second for the Mets, are both on the DL.
David Wright, who is on the DL with a strained hamstring, has started doing exercises to keep his legs in shape.
As Kevin Plawecki begins his major league career, the 24-year-old catching prospect will have the player he is replacing alongside to offer advice.
The Mets welcome the Braves and try to push their winning streak to nine with Jonathan Niese on the mound.
The top two teams in the NL East collide as the Mets host the Braves for a three-game series.
The Kevin Plawecki era is set to begin Tuesday as the catching prospect takes over behind the plate for the Mets.
The B-Mets scored four runs on six straight hits in the fifth and stranded 13 Erie baserunners on the night.
Our second division today in our "Franchise Four" selections is the NL East. Commence the debates!
First-round pick, 22, has four home runs, 13 RBIs at Class A St. Lucie.
New York Mets catcher Travis d'Arnaud will be in a splint for three weeks and left-handed reliever Jerry Blevins will be in a splint for six weeks as the result of broken bones suffered in Sunday