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 (Brad Penner)
(Brad Penner)

The Mets have optioned RH reliever Hansel Robles to Triple-A Las Vegas and recalled LH reliever Josh Smoker, it was announced Tuesday.

The 26-year-old Robles, who has a 6.23 ERA in 21 2/3 innings (21 games) this season, had gotten hit especially hard lately.

He allowed 12 runs (including four home runs) during his last three appearances, spanning just 2 2/3 innings...

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Collins talks pitching, loss 00:04:48
Mets manager Terry Collins discusses Hansel Robles' lack of consistency on the mound and Zack Wheeler's inability to induce quick outs.

Hansel Robles struggled again Monday as he allowed five runs and four hits -- including two home runs -- during the eighth inning, resulting in his first loss of the season and his team's fifth straight defeat.

"Baseball is like that," Robles said after the game, according to the Daily News. "Sometimes you are up and sometimes you are down. Some things I can't control."

Robles had last appeared in Saturday's 11-4 loss to Milwaukee, where he gave up four runs on four hits in one inning...

Tags: Hansel Robles, Josh Edgin
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Cadillac Post Game Extra: 5/15 00:04:32
Gary Cohen and Keith Hernandez break down the Mets' 7-3 loss to the D-backs.

For a full box score of the game, click here.

Things you should know about tonight's game...

1) Tied, 1-1, in the eighth, Hansel Robles and Josh Edgin combined to allow six runs, including three home runs, to help send the Mets to their fifth straight loss. Umpires initially ruled Paul Goldschmidt's blast to center a home run, but a review put him back at second with a double. The Mets intentionally walked Jake Lamb and Yasmany Tomas followed with a three-run homer.

2) Zack Wheeler allowed one run, seven hits and a walk with six strikeouts in six-plus innings, the third straight start he has allowed one earned run.

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May 13, 2017; Milwaukee, WI, USA; New York Mets pitcher Robert Gsellman (65) throws a pitch during the first inning against the Milwaukee Brewers at Miller Park. Mandatory Credit: Jeff Hanisch-USA TODAY Sports (Jeff Hanisch)
May 13, 2017; Milwaukee, WI, USA; New York Mets pitcher Robert Gsellman (65) throws a pitch during the first inning against the Milwaukee Brewers at Miller Park. Mandatory Credit: Jeff Hanisch-USA TODAY Sports (Jeff Hanisch)

Mets starter Robert Gsellman and reliever Hansel Robles combined to allow eight runs on seven hits in the fifth inning of the team's 11-4 loss to the Brewers on Saturday night. 

Gsellman (7.07 ERA) and Robles (3.15 ERA) each walked a batter in the inning, while Robles also allowed a three-run homer to Milwaukee's Travis Shaw. Robles allowed four runs of his own in addition to the baserunners he inherited from Gsellman.

Gsellman allowed five earned runs on nine hits in four innings plus, marking the fourth consecutive time he has failed to pitch more than five innings in his start. He has only pitched beyond five innings once this season.

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New York Mets relief pitcher Jeurys Familia (27) throws to the Washington Nationals during the ninth inning at Nationals Park. (Brad Mills)
New York Mets relief pitcher Jeurys Familia (27) throws to the Washington Nationals during the ninth inning at Nationals Park. (Brad Mills)

Josh EdginHansel RoblesJerry BlevinsAddison Reed, and Jeurys Familia combined to throw four innings of scoreless baseball during the team's win Monday in Atlanta.

Robert Gsellman lasted only five-plus innings, allowing five earned runs and six hits, after which the bullpen locked down the game's final 12 outs.

Tags: Addison Reed, Hansel Robles, Jerry Blevins, Jeurys Familia, Josh Edgin, Robert Gsellman
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Terry Collins takes the ball from Hansel Robles. Credit: Murray-USA TODAY Sports
Terry Collins takes the ball from Hansel Robles. Credit: Murray-USA TODAY Sports

Terry Collins said early Sunday that his relief pitchers need to throw more strikes, otherwise their early-season struggles are likely to continue.

"We're behind in counts," Collins continued. "You're asking for trouble, especially when you're behind in the game against a good team with an outstanding lineup."

In 20 1/3 innings this season, his bullpen is 1-1 with a 4.43 ERA, during which they have combined to walk 15 batters compared to 22 strike outs.

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(AP)

In a tie game to start the 12th inning, Mets reliever Rafael Montero let up a single and walked two batters (one intentional) before Matt Kemp hit a two-run double to give the Braves the lead.

The Mets got the tying run to the plate during their next at-bat, but eventually lost the game, 3-1.

In total, Montero was charged with the loss, as well as two runs, three hits and three walks in his first 1.2 innings of the season. Hansel Robles entered the game with a 1-0 lead thanks to six scoreless innings from Jacob deGrom. However, Robles allowed a run to score that tied the game, while being charged with a blown save in the seventh inning...

Tags: Addison Reed, Hansel Robles, Jerry Blevins, Josh Edgin, Josh Smoker, Rafael Montero
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GEICO SportsNite: BNNY on Mets 00:03:38
The Baseball Night in New York crew talks about the strong outing by Noah Syndergaard and the big bat from Lucas Duda in the Mets' 6-0 win.

Mets RHP Noah Syndergaard's next start will be pushed from Saturday to Sunday due to a blister on the tip of his middle finger, Terry Collins informed reporters after Monday's Opening Day win against the Braves at Citi Field.

"It's not very big. He had it, and it popped during the inning," Mets manager Terry Collins later told reporters. "These guys, that's a very common thing."

Syndergaard developed the blister late in the game, during which he tossed six scoreless innings, allowed five hits, hit 100 mph with his fastball, walked no one and struck out seven batters.

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Mets First Pitch: Granderson 00:04:30
The Mets First Pitch panel gives their confidence level in Curtis Granderson being able to play centerfield for the entire season.

Mets manager Terry Collins spoke with the media prior to Monday's season-opening game against the Braves at Citi Field. Here's what we learned...


  • The Mets need to embrace the expectations. The team is filled with players who have won and know what it takes.
  • Collins hasn't thought about the fact that lots of players are in their walk-year, but adds those players should be 'doubly motivated.'
  • Noah Syndergaard has matured a great deal as a pitcher, learning to command his stuff and control his demeanor...
Tags: Hansel Robles, Jerry Blevins, Jeurys Familia, Lucas Duda, Noah Syndergaard
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Mets Talk Live: Bullpen 00:05:12
The Mets Talk Live panel discusses the team's internal options for a closer to replace Jeurys Familia while he serves his suspension.

Mets closer Jeurys Familiawho was suspended Wednesday for the first 15 games of the season due to the domestic violence incident he was involved with in October, will head to the Dominican Republic to pitch at the Mets' academy.

He will then return to Port St. Lucie to participate in extended Spring Training, reports Marc Carig of Newsday.

Barring any postponed games, Familia will be eligible to return to the Mets on April 20 against the Phillies at Citi Field.

Addison Reed will be the Mets' closer in Familia's absence, with Fernando Salas serving in a setup role. Hansel Robles is also expected to get increased responsibility in the late innings...

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Mar 29, 2017; Lake Buena Vista, FL, USA; New York Mets relief pitcher Sean Gilmartin (36) throws a pitch during the first inning of an MLB spring training baseball game against the Atlanta Braves at Champion Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Reinhold Matay-USA TODAY Sports (Reinhold Matay)
Mar 29, 2017; Lake Buena Vista, FL, USA; New York Mets relief pitcher Sean Gilmartin (36) throws a pitch during the first inning of an MLB spring training baseball game against the Atlanta Braves at Champion Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Reinhold Matay-USA TODAY Sports (Reinhold Matay)

 

Six pitchers combined to allow two runs on six hits as the Mets ended their Grapefruit League schedule with a 2-2 tie against the Braves on Wednesday afternoon at Champion Stadium in Kissimmee, FL.

For a full box score, click here.

Tags: Hansel Robles, Rafael Montero, Sean Gilmartin, Tim Tebow, TJ Rivera, Travis d'Arnaud
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GEICO SportsNite: Mets lose 00:00:52
Robert Gsellman and manager Terry Collins speak to reporters following the Mets' 1-0 loss to Washington on Thursday.

Robert Gsellman allowed one run (unearned) in 5 1/3 innings as the Mets lost to the Nationals, 1-0, on Thursday afternoon in West Palm Beach, FL.

For a full box score of the game, click here.

Three things you should know about today's game...

1) Gsellman allowed four hits while striking out two and walking two. He has a 1.56 ERA this spring.

Tags: Asdrubal Cabrera, Hansel Robles, Robert Gsellman
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Dominican Republic infielder Jose Reyes reacts after making a force out at second base in the second inning against Venezuela during the 2017 World Baseball Classic at Petco Park. (Orlando Jorge Ramirez/USA TODAY Sports)
Dominican Republic infielder Jose Reyes reacts after making a force out at second base in the second inning against Venezuela during the 2017 World Baseball Classic at Petco Park. (Orlando Jorge Ramirez/USA TODAY Sports)

The New York Mets expect infielder Jose Reyes, RHP Hansel Robles and RHP Jeurys Familia to return to camp in Port St. Lucie, Florida, on Wednesday after playing for the Dominican Republic in the World Baseball Classic.

Reyes had a .278/.316/.389 batting line in four games for the Dominican Republic team, which went 4-2 overall and was eliminated by the United States on Saturday.

Robles had a 2.45 ERA in four games, giving up one run and three hits in 3 2/3 innings.

Familia struck out seven batters and gave up two hits in 3 1/3 scoreless innings across four appearances. He is likely to be suspended under MLB's domestic violence policy for an incident last October, however commissioner Rob Manfred has yet to announce Familia's discipline.

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Rivera on Gsellman's skill set 00:02:50
Mets catcher Rene Rivera joins Steve Gelbs to discuss Robert Gsellman's maturity level since joining the big league club and his makeup.

The Mets face the Marlins on Thursday in Port St. Lucie at 1:10 p.m. on SNY.

Jose Reyes will play third base and lead off.

RHP Robert Gsellman gets the start for the Mets, with RHPs Addison Reed, Jeurys Familia, Hansel Robles, and Erik Goeddel, and LHPs Tom Gorzelanny and Jerry Blevins also scheduled to pitch.

Follow on Gameday here...

 

Tags: Addison Reed, Erik Goeddel, Hansel Robles, Jerry Blevins, Jeurys Familia, Robert Gsellman
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Post Game Extra: 2/27/17 00:01:39
Gary Cohen and Ron Darling discuss the Mets' 5-2 loss to the Houston Astros.

The Mets lost to the Astros, 5-2, on Monday afternoon in Port St. Lucie.


  • Asdrubal Cabrera led off the game for the Mets with an opposite field home run to left field.
  • David Wright served as the designated hitter and went 1-for-2.
  • Jeurys Familia allowed three hits and one run in one inning of work in what was his first game action of Spring Training.
  • Wilmer Flores hit a solo homer in the seventh inning...
Tags: Asdrubal Cabrera, David Wright, Hansel Robles, Jeurys Familia, Rafael Montero, Wilmer Flores
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Conforto fighting for spot 00:03:17
Michael Conforto went 2-3 with a home run in the Mets' first spring game, and could make roster decisions difficult for Terry Collins.

The Mets beat the Red Sox, 3-2, on Friday afternoon in Fort Myers.


  • Mets pitchers took a combined no-hitter into the seventh inning.
  • OF Michael Conforto went 2-for-3 with a home run.
  • C Travis d'Arnaud went 2-for-2.
  • RHP Seth Lugo, who is competing with Robert Gsellman and Zack Wheeler for the fifth spot in the rotation, walked two and struck out three while allowing no hits in two scoreless innings...
Tags: Hansel Robles, Jerry Blevins, Josh Edgin, Michael Conforto, Rafael Montero, Robert Gsellman, Sean Gilmartin, Seth Lugo, Travis d'Arnaud, Zack Wheeler
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I expect Jeurys Familia will be suspended to start the season. If that's the case, Addison Reed will be the New York Mets' temporary closer. How the bullpen shakes out after that is still a bit of a mystery.

Will Jerry Blevins be back?

Blevins is reportedly seeking a three-year deal, probably worth $15-20 million. The Mets would love to have him back, and I'm sure he'd like to return, but there's no evidence that Sandy Alderson is interested in making this type of commitment to a relief pitcher, even Blevins.

Tags: Addison Reed, Hansel Robles, Jay Bruce, Jerry Blevins, Jeurys Familia, Josh Edgin, Josh Smoker, Robert Gsellman, Seth Lugo, Zack Wheeler, Matthew Cerrone
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The Mets are looking to acquire a relief pitcher to help the bullpen, Sandy Alderson said during November's GM Meetings.


Mets relievers Jeurys Familia and Addison Reed (Credit: USA Today Sports Images).


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Alderson said Nov. 9 that - even before news that Jeurys Familia could be suspended for a domestic violence charge -- the Mets planned to acquire a relief pitcher this offseason who can help lessen the workload of Familia and Addison Reed.

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Gsellman K's Velasquez 00:00:15
Rookie Robert Gsellman strikes out his counterpart on the mound, Vince Velasquez, swinging to end the fifth inning.

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Mets RHP Robert Gsellman looked good the first six innings Sunday. Granted, he was facing a Phillies lineup, which has been pretty weak this season. But, given the circumstance - making his first big-league start in New York, at Citi Field, in front of a antsy crowd, in a pennant race - I though he did well. He kept the ball down and away a lot, which is what he was known for in the minor leagues.

Tags: Hansel Robles, Jon Niese, Philadelphia Phillies, Rafael Montero, Seth Lugo
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Post Game Extra: 8/28/16 00:03:22
Gary Cohen and Keith Hernandez break down the Mets' 5-1 loss to the Philadelphia Phillies.

After scoring 21 runs and winning the first two games of the series, the Mets' bats fell silent in a 5-1 loss to the Phillies on Sunday afternoon at Citi Field.

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The Mets are no longer to trade for a reliever, a person familiar with the team's thinking recently said, according to a Aug. 23 report by MLB.com's Anthony DiComo

However, later that day, Jon Niese was put on the disabled list, 24 hours after Steven Matz was put on the disabled list.

The Mets recently called up Triple-A starting pitcher Robert Gsellman to use in the bullpen, but he's now expected to replace Niese in the rotation.

Tags: Addison Reed, Hansel Robles, Jeurys Familia, Jim Henderson
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Aug 11, 2016; New York City, NY, USA; New York Mets third baseman Kelly Johnson (55) watches Arizona Diamondbacks center fielder Socrates Brito (30) steal third during the fourth inning at Citi Field. Mandatory Credit: Anthony Gruppuso-USA TODAY Sports
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Aug 11, 2016; New York City, NY, USA; New York Mets third baseman Kelly Johnson (55) watches Arizona Diamondbacks center fielder Socrates Brito (30) steal third during the fourth inning at Citi Field. Mandatory Credit: Anthony Gruppuso-USA TODAY Sports (Anthony Gruppuso)

The Diamondbacks continued to steal at will and the Mets' offense mustered just five hits in a 9-0 loss on Thursday afternoon at Citi Field...



Terry Collins went on a four-minute rant to reporters after receiving one first question, following Thursday's 9-0 loss to the D-Backs >> Listen and read more here.

Tags: Brandon Nimmo, Hansel Robles, Logan Verrett, Yoenis Cespedes
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 (Noah K. Murray)
(Noah K. Murray)

Jerry Blevins allowed a go-ahead home run in the 12th inning and the Mets dropped their second straight to the Diamondbacks, 3-2, on Wednesday night at Citi Field.



The Astros have designated outfielder Carlos Gomez for assignment, and GM Sandy Alderson and the Mets will keep an "open mind" about acquiring him, reports Howie Kussoy of the New York Post.

Tags: Brandon Nimmo, Hansel Robles, Logan Verrett, Yoenis Cespedes
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New York Mets starting pitcher Steven Matz delivers a pitch against the Arizona Diamondbacks in the first inning at Citi Field. (Noah K. Murray/USA Today Sports Images)
New York Mets starting pitcher Steven Matz delivers a pitch against the Arizona Diamondbacks in the first inning at Citi Field. (Noah K. Murray/USA Today Sports Images)



Mets rookie LHP Steven Matz said he felt good after throwing a career-high 120 pitches in Tuesday's 5-3 loss to the Diamondbacks at Citi Field.

"I didn't really get tired toward the end there," he explained. "I felt strong."

Matz struck out nine batters and let up two solo home runs through six innings of work. He threw 50 pitches the first two innings, as Arizona took him to a full count eight times.

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 (Noah K. Murray)
(Noah K. Murray)

Hansel Robles blew a late one-run lead as the Mets (57-55) lost, 5-3, to the D-Backs (46-66) on Tuesday night at Citi Field >> Read more



Mets GM Sandy Alderson is hopeful Yoenis Cespedes will be able to return from the DL when eligible >> Read more

Tags: Brandon Nimmo, Hansel Robles, Logan Verrett, Yoenis Cespedes
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Post Game Extra: 08/09/16 00:04:13
Neil Walker belted his 20th homer of the season, but the Mets bullpen faltered late in a 5-3 loss to the Arizona Diamondbacks.

Hansel Robles allowed three runs in the seventh and the Mets couldn't recover as they failed yet again to win consecutive games for the first time in the second half, falling 5-3 to the Diamondbacks on Tuesday night at Citi Field.

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Aug 3, 2016; Bronx, NY, USA; New York Yankees first baseman Mark Teixeira (25) stares at New York Mets starting pitcher Steven Matz (32) after being hit by a pitch during the fifth inning at Yankee Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports (Brad Penner)
Aug 3, 2016; Bronx, NY, USA; New York Yankees first baseman Mark Teixeira (25) stares at New York Mets starting pitcher Steven Matz (32) after being hit by a pitch during the fifth inning at Yankee Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports (Brad Penner)

Yankees 1B Mark Teixeira hit a home run off Steven Matz during his first at-bat Wednesday night. So, Matz said he understands why Teixeira would think he'd hit him with an inside fastball his next at bat.

Matz said the pitch was not intentional. Nevertheless, Teixeira bounced up from the ground and began walking toward the mound in anger.

Mets C Rene Rivera quickly jumped in front of Teixeira, as both benches and bullpens slowly walked on to the field. There was no fight, though Teixeira continued to throw vocal jabs toward Matz and the Mets throughout the inning.

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New York Mets relief pitcher Antonio Bastardo (59) pitches against the Pittsburgh Pirates during the sixth inning at PNC Park. (Charles LeClaire)
New York Mets relief pitcher Antonio Bastardo (59) pitches against the Pittsburgh Pirates during the sixth inning at PNC Park. (Charles LeClaire)

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After a blistering start during which the Mets bullpen was the best in baseball, they've hit a cold streak that's dropped them to 8th.

Tags: Addison Reed, Carlos Torres, Hansel Robles, Jerry Blevins, Jeurys Familia, Logan Verrett, Tyler Clippard, Maggie Wiggin
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Mets relief pitcher Hansel Robles (47) pitches during the eleventh inning against the Philadelphia Phillies at Citizens Bank Park. Mandatory Credit: Bill Streicher-USA TODAY Sports
Mets relief pitcher Hansel Robles (47) pitches during the eleventh inning against the Philadelphia Phillies at Citizens Bank Park. Mandatory Credit: Bill Streicher-USA TODAY Sports

Mets reliever Hansel Robles took a come-backer off his leg in the bottom of the seventh inning.

He was on the ground for for several minutes, was visited by trainer Ray Ramirez, and walked off the field under his own power.

He pitched two innings, struck out two, walked two, gave up two hits and was charged with two runs.

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Familia pitches final out 00:00:22
Jeurys Familia strikes out Brett Eibner for the last out in Mets' 2-1 win over the Kansas City Royals.

Hansel Robles, Erik Goeddel, Jerry Blevins, Addison Reed and Jeurys Familia combined to throw 8 2/3 innings of one-run ball after Bartolo Colon left the game after one batter with a bruised thumb in the New York Mets' 2-1 win over the Kansas City Royals on Tuesday.

Once Colon left after a line drive struck his thumb, manager Terry Collins brought in Robles, who threw a career-high 65 pitches in 3 2/3 innings. Robles pitched into the fifth inning and struck out six batters.

"We were short tonight," manager Terry Collins said after the game. "So, I just said he's got to be the guy, let's see if he can get us to the fifth inning."

Tags: Addison Reed, Bartolo Colon, Erik Goeddel, Hansel Robles, Jerry Blevins, Travis d'Arnaud, Matthew Cerrone
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Post Game Extra: 6/21/16 00:03:48
Despite an injury to starter Bartolo Colon, the Mets' bullpen performed masterfully in a 2-1 victory over the Royals on Tuesday night.

Bartolo Colon left Tuesday's outing just four pitches into the game but four relievers combined to allow just one run as the Mets edged the Royals, 2-1, at Citi Field.

Tags: Bartolo Colon, Hansel Robles, Yoenis Cespedes
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 (Andy Marlin)
(Andy Marlin)

The Mets' offense struggled mightily as they lost, 2-1, to the White Sox in 13 innings on Wednesday at Citi Field >> Read more



RH reliever Hansel Robles has a sprained right ankle, but manager Terry Collins doesn't believe it's serious >> Read more

Tags: Hansel Robles, Ruben Tejada, Yoenis Cespedes
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 (Bill Streicher)
(Bill Streicher)

Mets RH reliever Hansel Robles has a sprained right ankle, manager Terry Collins told reporters after Wednesday's game.

Collins said he didn't believe the injury is serious.

Robles has struggled lately, giving up six runs in his last three appearances (2 2/3 innings) while allowing four home runs and walking four.

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New York Mets relief pitcher Hansel Robles reacts after being pulled form the game against the Chicago White Sox during the eighth inning at Citi Field. (Brad Penner/USA Today Sports Images)
New York Mets relief pitcher Hansel Robles reacts after being pulled form the game against the Chicago White Sox during the eighth inning at Citi Field. (Brad Penner/USA Today Sports Images)

New York Mets reliever Hansel Robles struggled with his command as he gave up the go-ahead runs in the Mets' 6-4 loss to the Chicago White Sox on Tuesday at Citi Field.

While the Mets led 4-3 entering the top of the eighth inning, Robles (0-3) surrendered a go-ahead two-run home run to White Sox shortstop Tyler Saladino after giving up a leadoff walk to Melky Cabrera as Chicago scored three runs to take a 6-4 lead.

"I think the problem has been, I haven't been able to locate my pitches," Robles told reporters through a translator after the game.

Tags: Hansel Robles, Jerry Blevins
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 (Brad Penner)
(Brad Penner)

The Mets' offense struggled mightily as they lost, 2-1, to the White Sox in 13 innings on Wednesday at Citi Field >> Read more



RH reliever Hansel Robles has a sprained right ankle, but manager Terry Collins doesn't believe it's serious >> Read more

Tags: David Wright, Hansel Robles, Noah Syndergaard, Steven Matz
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Post Game Extra: 05/31/16 00:03:49
Neil Walker smacked his 13th home run of the year but the Mets failed to hold a 4-0 lead and ultimately lost to the White Sox, 6-4.

Tyler Saladino hit a two-run homer off Hansel Robles in the top of the eighth to help the White Sox overcome a four-run deficit in a 6-4 win against the Mets on Tuesday at Citi Field.

Tags: Hansel Robles, Steven Matz
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Collins, deGrom, Plawecki 00:06:29
Mets manager Terry Collins, starter Jacob deGrom and catcher Kevin Plawecki react to the Mets' 3-2 loss to the Dodgers at Dodgers Stadium.

Mets RH reliever Hansel Robles shook off a slider from catcher Kevin Plawecki. Instead, he threw a fastball that Trayce Thompson hit for a walk-off home run to give the Dodgers a 3-2 win Tuesday against the Mets.

Robles later explained that he had more faith in his fastball and hoped to further confuse Thompson by shaking off Plawecki.

"Ultimately, I want my pitcher to have conviction with what he's throwing, and if he doesn't feel comfortable throwing his slider in that situation then I've got to trust him," Plawecki explained after the game. "Hindsight is 20/20. If he pops that ball up, then we're not here standing and talking about it. ... Like I said, ultimately I want my pitcher to have conviction in whatever pitch they're throwing."

Tags: Hansel Robles, Kevin Plawecki
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New York Mets relief pitcher Jeurys Familia (27) delivers a pitch in the ninth inning against the Los Angeles Dodgers during a MLB game at Dodger Stadium. The Mets defeated the Dodgers 4-2. (Kirby Lee)
New York Mets relief pitcher Jeurys Familia (27) delivers a pitch in the ninth inning against the Los Angeles Dodgers during a MLB game at Dodger Stadium. The Mets defeated the Dodgers 4-2. (Kirby Lee)

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This team's bullpen is the one aspect of the roster I worried about heading in to Opening Day. Yet, it's done nothing but exceed expectations from then to now...

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In the bottom of the 11th inning, the game tied at 4, two outs and a runner on third, Phillies OF Peter Bourjos hit a hard, deep ground ball to the right of David Wright, who was able pick it up, but unable to make a strong-enough throw to first base, as the Mets lost via walk-off infield single on Wednesday.



"He's one of the fastest guys in the game," Wright said about Bourjos. "I was able to make a good throw -- just not nearly in time. I know, obviously, the hitter. I know the situation. I've got to try to make a throw in case he slips out of the box or stumbles somehow. I know the chances of getting him out on that play are pretty impossible unless he slips out of the box or stumbles somehow on the way to first."

Tags: David Wright, Hansel Robles, Travis d'Arnaud
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Mets manager Terry Collins used RH reliever Jim Henderson during Wednesday's game despite the fact that Henderson threw 34 pitches on Tuesday night.

Henderson entered a scoreless game in relief of Logan Verrett in the seventh inning and proceeded to allow a single to Martin Prado before walking Justin Bour and J.T. Realmuto. At that point, Collins removed him and replaced him with Hansel Robles.

Henderson, 33, missed the majority of the last two seasons due to shoulder surgery.

Tags: Hansel Robles, Logan Verrett
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 (Steve Mitchell)
(Steve Mitchell)

The Mets lost to the Cardinals, 3-1, in Jupiter on Monday, extending their spring winless streak to 11.

In case you missed it…

  • Bartolo Colon allowed three runs and seven hits while striking out five and walking none in six innings pitched.
  • Erik Goeddel pitched a scoreless inning in relief, and Antonio Bastardo and Hansel Robless combined to pitch a scoreless frame.
  • Curtis Granderson went 1-for-3 with a double.
  • Neil Walker went 1-for-3 with a run scored.

News & Notes…

  • Shortstop Asdrubal Cabrera returned to the lineup for the first time since injuring his left knee. He went 0-for-3.

What's Next…

  • The Mets host the Marlins at Tradition Field at 1:10 p.m. ET on SNY. The Mets have not yet announced who will start. Paul Clemens starts for Miami.
Tags: Bartolo Colon, Curtis Granderson, Erik Goeddel, Hansel Robles

New York Mets starting pitcher Bartolo Colon (40) pitches against the Toronto Blue Jays during the first inning at Florida Auto Exchange Park. (Butch Dill)
New York Mets starting pitcher Bartolo Colon (40) pitches against the Toronto Blue Jays during the first inning at Florida Auto Exchange Park. (Butch Dill)

Bartolo Colon threw six shutout innings, but Buddy Carlyle gave up a three-run walk-off home run to the Blue Jays, in the bottom of the ninth inning, as the Mets dropped their fifth game in a row, 3-1.

In case you missed it…

  • Colon allowed just three hits over six innings of work. He struck out six and did not walk a batter.
  • Hansel Robles and Stolmy Pimentel each pitched a shutout inning.
  • Carlyle allowed three hits, including the three-run home run to Ezequiel Carrera to win it for Toronto.
  • Mets farmhand Patrick Biondi hit a solo home run in the top of the 9th inning for the Mets only run of the game.

News & Notes…

Tags: Bartolo Colon, Buddy Carlyle, Hansel Robles, Michael Conforto
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GEICO SportsNite: Matz 00:00:22
Steven Matz discusses his performance and how he struggled for one inning before bouncing back and finishing strong.

Steven Matz allowed five runs in four innings as the Mets lost, 6-3, to the Yankees on Tuesday night in Tampa.

Tags: Curtis Granderson, Hansel Robles, Steven Matz, Yoenis Cespedes
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DeGrom, Matz on today's outings 00:00:41
Mets manager Terry Collins and pitchers Jacob deGrom and Steven Matz discuss how each pitcher threw during today's game.

Jacob deGrom allowed one hit over three scoreless innings and Steven Matz allowed three runs in four innings as the Mets beat the Marlins, 6-5, on Thursday in Jupiter, Fla.


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C Travis d'Arnaud went 2-for-2 with a walk, three RBIs, and a run scored.

OF Curtis Granderson went 2-for-3 with three RBIs.

Tags: Curtis Granderson, Hansel Robles, Jacob deGrom, Steven Matz, Travis d'Arnaud, Yoenis Cespedes
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 (Steve Mitchell)
(Steve Mitchell)

RHP Jacob deGrom, who skipped his bullpen session on Monday due to a sore leg, was back on the mound on Wednesday >> Read more

3B David Wright feels a bit behind schedule but isn't concerned >> Read more

Terry Collins said the Mets need to hold Wright back a bit to keep him healthy and that reliever Addison Reed needs to take the eighth-inning job >> Read more

Tags: Addison Reed, David Wright, Hansel Robles, Jacob deGrom, Juan Lagares, Michael Conforto, Ruben Tejada
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Hansel Robles in game two of the 2015 World Series at Kauffman Stadium. (Denny Medley)
Hansel Robles in game two of the 2015 World Series at Kauffman Stadium. (Denny Medley)

Reliever Hansel Robles' three-game suspension has been reduced to two games thanks to a settlement, according to the team's beat reporters.

He had been suspended for throwing near the head of a batter after both teams were warned against the Philadelphia Phillies in late September.

He was also fined an undisclosed amount. 

Robles will miss the first two games of the 2016 season.

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New York Mets starting pitcher Bartolo Colon reacts in the dugout in the sixth inning of game against the Miami Marlins at Marlins Park. (Robert Mayer/USATSI)
New York Mets starting pitcher Bartolo Colon reacts in the dugout in the sixth inning of game against the Miami Marlins at Marlins Park. (Robert Mayer/USATSI)

The Mets officially announced they re-signed RHP Bartolo Colon to a one-year deal on Friday.

Colon and the Mets agreed to a one-year, $7.25 million contract on Wednesday.

"I've had a great experience in New York," Colon said in a press release. "The fans are great, being part of the postseason was great. I'll do anything Terry wants me to do this year, start or relieve. I just want to help us get back to the World Series."

Tags: Bartolo Colon, Hansel Robles, Johnny Monell, Matt Eisenberg
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Wally Backman has been named manager for Licey of the Dominican Republic winter-league (Rubin, Nov. 22).

Mets prospects Dilson Herrera and Hansel Robles are part of the Licey team roster.

Although it has not been made official, Backman is expected to return as manager of Triple-A Las Vegas in 2015.

Tags: avsny, dilson herrera, Dominican league, hansel robles, matthewcerrone, Minors, News, treilly8, triple a las vegas, Wally Backman, Tim Reilly

A+: @ St. Lucie Mets 6, Daytona Cubs 2

It's taken a while (like a month) but it looks like 3B Aderlin Rodriguez is starting to get going. Monday, he was 2-for-4 with a two doubles and three RBI. Four of his six hits in May have gone for extra-bases. In his last 10 games, the 21-year-old hitting like he should in the FSL: .282/.341/.513 with four walks and six strikeouts. All told, 14 of his 24 hits this year have gone for extra-bases, but he's still hitting just .211/.244/.404 this year in 29 games. His bat is going to have to carry him, but there's reason to believe in the bat: he has the best power in the system.

Hansel Robles?(pictured) returned from a two-week hiatus with one of his better outings of the year: 5 IP, 2 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 0 BB, 5 K. In 26.2 innings, while facing 104 total batters, he's walked six (6% walk rate) and fanned 21 (20% k rate).

Tags: Aderlin Rodriguez, Hansel Robles, Matt Koch, Toby Hyde
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