Mets bring back El Duque, Valentin

NEW YORK – The Mets completed their first official free agency moves in compiling the 2007 roster Tuesday, re-signing Orlando Hernandez and Jose Valentin.
November 14, 2006

Press Row: Mets looking at Zito

The Mets' attention will soon shift completely to free agent left-hander Barry Zito, a prime option to upgrade their damaged pitching rotation.
November 14, 2006

Inside Pitch: Maine as Opening Day starter?

If the Mets don't re-sign left-hander Tom Glavine, and with Pedro Martinez not available until July, it is conceivable that John Maine could be the Opening Day starter.
November 7, 2006

Randolph feels he belongs

NEW YORK – A primary reason why the Mets, a team without sizable cumulative playoff experience, have been able to remain so calm on their October journey has been the guiding influence of manager Willie Randolph.
October 19, 2006

Inside Pitch: Trachsel's time appears up

General manager Omar Minaya said he's already discussing the Mets' offseason priorities with his staff. What to do with right-hander Steve Trachsel will no doubt be a topic.
October 19, 2006

Inside Pitch: Just in case, Duque preparing

The Mets hope Orlando Hernandez can be activated for the World Series. Of course, there's the little matter of getting that far, which became a lot more problematic when they lost Game 5 of the National League Championship Series on Tuesday night.
October 18, 2006

El Duque likely out for postseason

NEW YORK – If the Mets are going to get to the World Series, chances are they'll do it without Orlando Hernandez.
October 4, 2006