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  1. Farm report: Plawecki catches on as B-Met

    Adam Rubin

    Kevin Plawecki struck out only eight times in 223 at-bats during his junior season at Purdue. That helped persuade the Mets to select the catcher 35th overall in 2012, with a supplemental pick obtained for losing Jose Reyes to the Miami Marlins. T...

    Blog | April 16, 2014
  2. Kirk reassimilates with Mets, homers

    Adam Rubin

    PHOENIX -- Kirk Nieuwenhuis was bypassed for a September call-up last season, which was an indication of just how poorly his year went. Nieuwenhuis hit .189 with 32 strikeouts in 95 at-bats at the big-league level in 2013. He hit only .248 with 14...

    Blog | April 16, 2014
  3. TC on bats: 'We're not doing any damage'

    Adam Rubin

    ATLANTA -- Terry Collins hoped his team producing three runs in the ninth carries over to Thursday, but it remains hard to sugarcoat the Mets' overall batting woes. After Wednesday's 4-3 loss to Ervin Santana and the Atlanta Braves, the Mets are h...

    Blog | April 09, 2014
  4. Farm report: Who's on 1st? Boyd again

    Adam Rubin

    Jayce Boyd hit a combined .330 with nine homers and 83 RBIs in 458 at-bats last season between Savannah and St. Lucie. After June 28, however, the righty-hitting/righty-throwing Boyd was limited to DH because of thoracic outlet syndrome. That comp...

    Blog | April 09, 2014
  5. Rapid Reaction: Mets 4, Reds 3

    Adam Rubin

    NEW YORK -- Lucas Duda, in his first game since Terry Collins announced plans to give him an "extended look" at first base, spoke loudly with his bat. Duda slugged a pair of two-run homers against Mike Leake and the Mets notched their first win of...

    Blog | April 04, 2014
  6. Outfielder Chris Young of New York Mets put on disabled list with...

    Adam Rubin

    A day after likening the beginning to his New York Mets career to "a bad dream," outfielder Chris Young was placed on the 15-day disabled list Thursday morning.

    Story | Conversation | April 03, 2014
  7. View from Jupiter: Colon bats, crowd reacts

    Adam Rubin

    JUPITER, Fla. -- Bartolo Colon received rousing reactions from the crowd Saturday after producing an RBI single ... ... and after trickling a ball down the third-base line that would have been an infield single for nearly every major leaguer. ...

    Blog | March 22, 2014
  8. Mets 10, Marlins 2: Travis, Flo, Ike homer

    Adam Rubin

    JUPITER, Fla. -- Travis d'Arnaud snapped an 0-for-21 drought with a two-run homer, Wilmer Flores went deep while producing four RBIs and Bartolo Colon even comically got into the act with his bat as the Mets beat the Miami Marlins, 10-2, Saturday at ...

    Blog | March 22, 2014
  9. d'Arnaud snaps 0-for-21 drought with homer

    Adam Rubin

    Travis d'Arnaud #15 C New York Mets 2013 STATS GM31 HR1 RBI5 R4 OBP.286 AVG.202 JUPITER, Fla. -- Travis d'Arnaud had been hitless in 21 straight at-bats and batting .125 (4-for-32) in Grapefruit League play. So hitting coach Dave Hudgens...

    Blog | March 22, 2014
  10. Ike, Duda continue minors DHing

    Adam Rubin

    Duda Davis JUPITER, Fla. -- Ike Davis went 1-for-4 with a walk and Lucas Duda went 3-for-4 with a double, homer and walk in at-bats against Class A minor leaguers on Monday. Neither rehabbing player ran the bases after making contact, but Davis...

    Blog | March 17, 2014
  11. Duda, Davis continue taking minors ABs

    Adam Rubin

    PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. -- For a second straight day, Ike Davis (calf) and Lucas Duda (hamstring) got at-bats on the minor-league side. This time, they served as designated hitters in intrasquad games. Neither ran, although Duda did jog into second b...

    Blog | March 15, 2014
  12. Ike, Duda get ABs in minors

    Adam Rubin

    Adam RubinLucas Duda gets an at-bat during an A-ball game Friday in Port St. Lucie.PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. -- Ike Davis and Lucas Duda, both sidelined since early last week with leg injuries, got five plate appearances apiece in minor-league games Frida...

    Blog | March 14, 2014
  13. Mets 5, Cards 5: Murph avoids scare

    Adam Rubin

    PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. -- David Wright went hitless in three at-bats in his 2014 Grapefruit League debut, but the Mets rallied for a 5-5 tie against the St. Louis Cardinals on Friday afternoon, thanks to consecutive two-out RBI singles in the bottom of...

    Blog | March 07, 2014
  14. Grandy slams Astros with 2 homers

    Adam Rubin

    PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. -- There was something sort of Grandish about Curtis Granderson's performance Tuesday. Granderson homered in each of his opening two at-bats against the Houston Astros and finished 2-for-3 with three RBIs, perhaps giving the M...

    Blog | March 04, 2014
  15. D'Arnaud's framing picture perfect

    Adam Rubin

    Mark Simon/ESPN Stats & InformationIn his brief MLB stint, Travis d'Arnaud rated far better than John Buck at making sure pitches taken in the strike zone were called strikes.PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. -- Travis d'Arnaud hit only .202 in 99 at-bats during ...

    Blog | February 10, 2014
  16. Ex-Met Justin Turner signs with Dodgers

    Adam Rubin

    Justin Turner has signed with the Los Angeles Dodgers. It reportedly is a minor-league deal with a spring-training invite. Turner, 29, had been non-tendered by the Mets in December. He hit .280 with two homers and 16 RBIs in 200 at-bats in 2013. ...

    Blog | February 05, 2014