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  1. Morning Briefing: See you in St. Lucie!

    Adam Rubin

    NEW YORK FIRST PITCH: That's all folks! The Mets completed their season with a 79-83 record, tied with the Atlanta Braves for second place in the NL East. Heck, the Mets won the season series from Atlanta, 10-9, if you want to crow about act...

    Blog | September 29, 2014
  2. Morning Briefing: .500 or bust?

    Adam Rubin

    WASHINGTON FIRST PITCH: With five games remaining, the Mets still share second place with the freefalling Atlanta Braves. Both teams are 76-81. So how long has it been since the second-place team in the NL East finished with a sub-.500 record? ...

    Blog | September 24, 2014
  3. Morning Briefing: Second place!

    Adam Rubin

    NEW YORK FIRST PITCH: The Mets are now tied for second place in the NL East with the freefalling Atlanta Braves at 76-80. As for another goal: If the Mets want to reach .500, they will need to win at least five of their remaining six games. ...

    Blog | September 23, 2014
  4. Mets move into second-place tie

    Adam Rubin

    NEW YORK -- On the day the Atlanta Braves fired general manager Frank Wren, they also suffered a 1-0 loss to the Pittsburgh Pirates on Monday. That allowed the Mets to move even with the Braves for second place in the NL East at 76-80. Six games r...

    Blog | September 22, 2014
  5. Alderson on pace-of-game committee

    Adam Rubin

    NEW YORK -- Major League Baseball announced that Sandy Alderson is part of a committee trying to find ways to speed up the game. Atlanta Braves president John Schuerholtz is chairing the committee. Also involved: Players Association executive d...

    Blog | September 22, 2014
  6. Morning Briefing: Season's final week

    Adam Rubin

    ATLANTA FIRST PITCH: The season is rapidly winding down. After an off-day Monday, six games remain. Three at D.C. Then three at home against the Houston Astros. Bartolo Colon, who aims to reach 200 innings this season, opposes right-hander T...

    Blog | September 22, 2014
  7. Rapid Reaction: Mets 10, Braves 2

    Adam Rubin

    ATLANTA -- Jacob deGrom had a stellar showing in what may have been his final opportunity to state his case for the NL Rookie of the Year Award. DeGrom struck out the first four Atlanta Braves batters he faced, was perfect through four innings and...

    Blog | September 21, 2014
  8. deGrom may hit innings cap vs. Braves

    Adam Rubin

    ATLANTA -- Is Jacob deGrom making his final start of the season on Sunday against the Atlanta Braves? Jacob deGrom #48 SP New York Mets 2014 STATS GM21 W8 L6 BB40 K134 ERA2.68 Neither Terry Collins nor Sandy Alderson said as muc...

    Blog | September 21, 2014
  9. Sunday's Mets-Braves lineups

    Adam Rubin

    ATLANTA -- Here are the lineups as the Mets aim to sweep the Atlanta Braves on Sunday at 1:35 p.m. The Mets have not swept a three-game series at Turner Field since 2007. Mets Matt den Dekker, lf Wilmer Flores, 2b Daniel Murphy, 3b Lucas Duda,...

    Blog | September 21, 2014
  10. Morning Briefing: Happy deGrom day!

    Adam Rubin

    Adam RubinJacob deGrom makes what's expected to be his second-to-last start of the season Sunday.ATLANTA FIRST PITCH: Jacob deGrom gets another chance to solidify his credentials for the NL Rookie of the Year Award as the Mets bid for a sweep of t...

    Blog | September 21, 2014
  11. Rapid Reaction: Mets 4, Braves 2

    Adam Rubin

    ATLANTA -- Dilson Herrera's first big league season looks like it is ending a week early. Herrera departed Saturday's game after beating out an infield single in the sixth inning. He officially was diagnosed with a right quadriceps strain. ...

    Blog | September 20, 2014
  12. Morning Briefing: Play on

    Adam Rubin

    ATLANTA FIRST PITCH: Wait until next year! The Mets officially were eliminated from postseason contention on Friday night, despite producing a win. Still, they play on. At 74-80, the Amazin's occupy fourth place in the NL East. Still, the...

    Blog | September 20, 2014
  13. Mets won't quit despite elimination

    Adam Rubin

    ATLANTA -- Terry Collins does not expect the Mets to let up now that they mathematically have been eliminated from postseason contention. "We've just got to play the game right," Collins said after the Mets' 5-0 win against the Atlanta Braves on F...

    Blog | September 19, 2014
  14. Reaction: Mets 5, Braves 0; still eliminated

    Adam Rubin

    ATLANTA -- Over and out! Lucas Duda broke a scoreless tie with a two-run homer against Julio Teheran in the sixth, and the Mets beat the Atlanta Braves 5-0 Friday at Turner Field. Still, before completing their 154th game of the season, the Met...

    Blog | September 19, 2014
  15. Kirk gets day off after passing stone

    Adam Rubin

    Kirk Nieuwenhuis #9 LF New York Mets 2014 STATS GM57 HR3 RBI14 R14 OBP.342 AVG.242 ATLANTA -- Kirk Nieuwenhuis volunteered to play in Friday's series opener against the Atlanta Braves at Turner Field, but Terry Collins opted to give the ...

    Blog | September 19, 2014
  16. Lagares skips trip with balky elbow

    Adam Rubin

    Juan Lagares #12 CF New York Mets 2014 STATS GM116 HR4 RBI47 R46 OBP.321 AVG.281 ATLANTA -- Juan Lagares did not travel with the Mets to Turner Field for the series with the Atlanta Braves. He is not due to rejoin the club for the next s...

    Blog | September 19, 2014