Who were unanimous picks as All-Star starters? Who were the hardest omissions? Our experts make their selections for the 2019 Midsummer Classic.
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Going into the season, it seemed as if Ronald Acuña Jr. would be an easy choice as baseball's brightest young star. Has a monster year from a West Coast slugger kept the Atlanta outfielder from the top spot?
Mets lefty Jason Vargas called Sunday's confrontation with a Newsday beat writer "unfortunate," but he said it would be "foolish" to think it happened out of the blue.
Jay Bruce ripped an RBI double in the bottom of the 10th inning against his former team, and the Philadelphia Phillies rallied to beat the reeling New York Mets 5-4 Wednesday night.
Buster speaks with Boog Sciambi about the upcoming London series, All-Star voting and the guy he'd want over Madison Bumgarner at the trade deadline (13:15). Plus, "Hembo Knows" (37:02) and a surprising Power 10 (44:40).
Players such as Eric Thames weren't expected to have the big roles they've taken on. Who's that guy on your team?
Maikel Franco hit a go-ahead two-run homer for the second straight game, and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the New York Mets 7-5 on Tuesday night.
Brodie Van Wagenen and Mickey Callaway are likely doomed to walk the plank. But if the Mets GM and manager want to maintain credibility, they must learn to stand up to the Wilpons.
Buster talks to Karl Ravech about the ongoing dysfunction in the Mets clubhouse, the Jordan Hicks injury and fans rushing the field (12:36). Plus, Sarah Langs and "The Numbers Game" (45:15).
Baseball has a new process for deciding who will start next month in Cleveland. While the finalists sweat it out, we examine the candidates at each position.
Both clubs entered the year with high expectations but have been making the wrong kind of news. Will either get out of its own way?
At least some of the Mets' pitching moves during games have been dictated by the front office, multiple sources confirmed to ESPN's Buster Olney.
Maikel Franco hit a go-ahead two-run homer, Rhys Hoskins, Jean Segura and Jay Bruce also went deep and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the New York Mets 13-7 Monday night, snapping a seven-game losing streak.
Some of the game's most famous franchises are back in the mix to take over as MLB's top team.
Mets manager Mickey Callaway and pitcher Jason Vargas have been fined an undisclosed amount following a confrontation with a reporter in the clubhouse Sunday.
Buster talks to Tim Kurkjian about Albert Pujols' return to St. Louis, the Mets' continued issues and the sinking Phillies (17:10). Plus, an interview with Angels IF Tommy La Stella (34:18) and a "Uni Quiz" with Todd Radom (36:37).
Mets manager Mickey Callaway and pitcher Jason Vargas were involved in a clubhouse incident with a Newsday reporter after Sunday's 5-3 loss to the Cubs.
Javier Baez hit the 100th homer of his career, a three-run drive in the eighth inning as the Chicago Cubs overcame another home run by Pete Alonso to beat the New York Mets 5-3 on Sunday.
Pete Alonso set the Mets' record for home runs by a rookie, hitting his 27th of the season on Sunday to break Darryl Strawberry's franchise mark.