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  1. Alderson: Mets' talent better than record

    Adam Rubin

    Mark Humphrey/Associated Press Sandy Alderson suggested the Mets are better than their record. ATLANTA -- Sandy Alderson apparently does not subscribe to the sentiment that you are what your record says you are. Citing the fact the Mets have onl...

    Blog | July 02, 2014
  2. Series preview: Mets vs. Braves

    Adam Rubin

    Associated Press/USA TODAY SportsIdentical to the series at Turner Field, the Mets face Aaron Harang, Ervin Santana and David Hale this weekend in Queens. METS (8-7, third place/NL East) vs. ATLANTA BRAVES (10-5, first place/NL East) Friday: LHP ...

    Blog | April 17, 2014
  3. Mets add Dice-K, drop Lannan

    Adam Rubin

    Associated Press/Getty ImagesDaisuke Matsuzaka replaced John Lannan with the Mets on Wednesday.PHOENIX -- Daisuke Matsuzaka and John Lannan briefly shook hands in the visitors' clubhouse Wednesday at Chase Field. Then Matsuzaka and interpreter Jeff C...

    Blog | April 16, 2014
  4. Series preview: Mets at Braves

    Adam Rubin

    Associated Press/USA TODAY SportsThe Mets will face Aaron Harang, Ervin Santana and David Hale this week at Turner Field.METS (2-4, fifth place/NL East) at ATLANTA BRAVES (4-2, second place/NL East) Tuesday: RHP Bartolo Colon (0-1, 4.50) vs. RHP A...

    Blog | April 07, 2014
  5. Harvey to earn $547k plus bonuses in '14

    Adam Rubin

    Via the Associated Press ... (The MLB minimum salary is $500,000.) NEW YORK -- Matt Harvey may not throw a single pitch this season, but he's already earned $60,000 in bonuses. The contract of the injured New York Mets star contains unusual pro...

    Blog | March 05, 2014
  6. Arrested minor leaguer released by Mets

    Adam Rubin

    Mike Janes/Associated Press/Four Seam ImagesThe Mets released catcher Alex Machillanda, who got into legal trouble this summer. The Mets have released the minor leaguer who was arrested in Port St. Lucie, Fla., in July and charged with felony shop...

    Blog | October 18, 2013
  7. Council approves project next to Citi Field

    Adam Rubin

    Via the Associated Press ... A $3 billion plan to turn a blighted 23-acre "valley of ashes" next to the New York Mets' stadium into retail, hotel and residential space won city council approval Wednesday. The New York City Council vote was the ...

    Blog | October 10, 2013
  8. Q, Tovar platoon planned at shortstop

    Adam Rubin

    Associated Press, Getty ImagesWilfredo Tovar and Omar Quintanilla should share shortstop duty the remainder of the season.NEW YORK -- Terry Collins expects a shortstop platoon the remainder of the season between the lefty-hitting Omar Quintanilla and...

    Blog | September 19, 2013
  9. Mets visit Atlanta after injuring Braves

    Adam Rubin

    Associated Press, USA TODAY SportsTim Hudson (ankle) and Jason Heyward (jaw) suffered broken bones at Citi Field in recent months. ATLANTA -- The Mets play at Turner Field for the first time since a pair of marquee Atlanta Braves suffered signific...

    Blog | September 02, 2013
  10. Murph doesn't mind sharing with Flo

    Adam Rubin

    Associated Press, Getty ImagesWilmer Flores started at second base on Wednesday. Daniel Murphy then had four hits Thursday.NEW YORK -- Daniel Murphy matched his career high with four hits in the Mets' 11-3 win against the Philadelphia Phillies on Thu...

    Blog | August 29, 2013
  11. TC: Flores not auditioning for Murph job

    Adam Rubin

    Associated Press, Getty ImagesWilmer Flores is manning second base over Daniel Murphy on Wednesday.NEW YORK -- Terry Collins said Wilmer Flores is not auditioning for Daniel Murphy's second-base job. Flores, who played in 79 games at second base f...

    Blog | August 28, 2013
  12. Morning Briefing: Historic matchup looms

    Adam Rubin

    Associated Press, USA TODAY SportsTim Hudson (ankle) and Jason Heyward (jaw) have suffered serious bone fractures at Citi Field in the past month.NEW YORK FIRST PITCH: Aces Matt Harvey and Max Scherzer will make history this weekend. Their matc...

    Blog | August 22, 2013
  13. Morning Briefing: Niese to shoulder load

    Adam Rubin

    John Bazemore/Associated Press This afternoon, Jon Niese pitches in his first major league game since June 20.PHOENIX FIRST PITCH: Jonathon Niese is set to take the mound in a major league game for the first time in more than seven weeks. Nies...

    Blog | August 11, 2013
  14. Series preview: Mets at Diamondbacks

    Adam Rubin

    Associated Press, USA TODAY SportsThe Mets face (l to r) Patrick Corbin, Brandon McCarthy and Zeke Spruill this weekend at Chase Field.METS (52-60, third place/NL East) vs. ARIZONA DIAMONDBACKS (58-55, second place/NL West) Friday: RHP Jeremy Hefn...

    Blog | August 09, 2013
  15. Kirk joins elite company reaching 6 times

    Adam Rubin

    Associated Press/Getty ImagesKirk Nieuwenhuis became the first New York Met since Mike Piazza in 2000 to reach base six times in a nine-inning game without an error involved.MILWAUKEE -- What do Kirk Nieuwenhuis and Mike Piazza have in common? They a...

    Blog | July 06, 2013
  16. Series preview: Mets at Brewers

    Adam Rubin

    USA TODAY Spors/Associated Press/Getty ImagesThe Mets face (l to r) Johnny Hellweg, Yovani Gallardo and tentatively Wily Peralta this weekend.METS (35-47, fourth place/NL East) vs. MILWAUKEE BREWERS (34-50, fifth place/NL Central) Friday: RHP Zack...

    Blog | July 04, 2013