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  1. Buster ranks '99 Mets 3rd-best infield

    Adam Rubin

    Buster Olney ranks the 1999 Mets as the third greatest infield of all time, trailing only the 1976 Reds and 2009 Yankees. He writes: 3. 1999 New York Mets 1B John Olerud, 2B Edgardo Alfonzo, SS Rey Ordonez, 3B Robin Ventura Errors are often no...

    Blog | January 23, 2013
  2. Dickey extension set, physical remains

    Adam Rubin

    R.A. Dickey #43 SP New York Mets 2012 STATS GM34 W20 L6 BB54 K230 ERA2.73 R.A. Dickey's extension with the Toronto Blue Jays is complete at two years, $25 million, according to Buster Olney. He has landed in Florida for a physical at the...

    Blog | December 17, 2012
  3. AL official: Toronto GM 'out of his mind'

    Adam Rubin

    Tom Szczerbowski/USA TODAY Sports Jays GM Alex Anthopoulos is paying a hefty price for R.A. Dickey. ESPN Buster Olney notes the Mets were 53-39 during the past three seasons when R.A. Dickey started and 177-217 when anyone else pitched. He also...

    Blog | December 17, 2012
  4. GM: Extending Dickey would up trade value

    Adam Rubin

    R.A. Dickey #43 SP New York Mets 2012 STATS GM34 W20 L6 BB54 K230 ERA2.73 ESPN's Buster Olney tweets that a rival GM believes giving R.A. Dickey a two-year, $26 million extension -- the amount the knuckleballer seeks -- would increase hi...

    Blog | December 14, 2012
  5. Mets increase offer to Dickey

    Adam Rubin

    ESPN's Buster Olney writes: The Mets increased their offer to R.A. Dickey, but it's unclear whether it's close enough to what Dickey seeks in a two-year deal. The Mets were stunned by Andy Pettitte's one-year, $12 million deal, coming off a year i...

    Blog | December 01, 2012
  6. Olney: Mets expected to up Dickey workload

    Adam Rubin

    R.A. Dickey #43 SP New York Mets 2012 STATS GM16 W12 L1 BB25 K116 ERA2.15 ESPN's Buster Olney reports the Mets will, in fact, use R.A. Dickey more often in the second half, working other starters' schedules around the knuckleballer. Olne...

    Blog | July 04, 2012
  7. Murph an L.A. type of guy?

    Adam Rubin

    Daniel Murphy #28 2B New York Mets 2012 STATS GM75 HR2 RBI32 R28 OBP.319 AVG.274 LOS ANGELES -- ESPN's Buster Olney says Daniel Murphy is a "nice fit" for the Dodgers. Writes Olney: "The Dodgers have bullpen help, which the Mets need...

    Blog | June 29, 2012
  8. Video: Kirk powers Mets

    Adam Rubin

    Buster Olney catches up with Kirk Nieuwenhuis following Sunday's 6-1 win over the Cardinals. Nieuwenhuis had a two-run homer and career-high three RBIs....

    Blog | June 04, 2012
  9. Buster: Slow and steady for Mets rebirth

    Adam Rubin

    Buster Olney on his Insider blog at ESPN.com notes the Mets are not going to suddenly start spending wildly next offseason. They're going to let the farm system percolate, and have spending upgrades track revenue boosts if attendance rises. Writes Ol...

    Blog | May 30, 2012
  10. Video: Buster projects Wright will stay

    Adam Rubin

    Buster Olney on "Baseball Tonight" now projects the Mets will not only keep David Wright through this season, but he will remain a Met long term....

    Blog | March 27, 2012
  11. Playoffs expanding this October

    Adam Rubin

    MLB is set to expand the playoffs by one team in each league beginning this October, ESPN's Buster Olney writes. The two wild-card teams in the National League would meet in the first round, with the winner joining the three division champions for...

    Blog | February 29, 2012
  12. Mets to watch Kazmir on Friday

    Adam Rubin

    Sandy Alderson said via Twitter that the Mets will watch free-agent left-hander Scott Kazmir throw on Friday. "We have an open mind but a spot on the major league staff right away is not realistic," Alderson said. Buster Olney reports the Mets ...

    Blog | February 22, 2012
  13. Kazmir, Mets reunion very possible

    Adam Rubin

    Scott Kazmir #19 SP Los Angeles Angels 2011 STATS GM1 W0 L0 BB2 K0 ERA27.00 Scott Kazmir could be coming home to the Mets. ESPN's Buster Olney reports the Mets are one of six finalists for Kazmir's services, and there's a very real po...

    Blog | February 22, 2012
  14. Empire tribute to Carter

    Adam Rubin

    The Empire State Building will be blue and orange this evening in memory of Gary Carter, State Senator Marty Golden tweeted. * Left-hander Scott Kazmir threw for scouts Friday. ESPN's Buster Olney heard from a pair of scouts, one who said Kaz...

    Blog | February 17, 2012
  15. Alderson on losing Reyes

    Adam Rubin

    Before Buster Olney reported the deal between Jose Reyes and the Miami Marlins was complete, Sandy Alderson spoke Sunday night with New York reporters, all but conceding. Alderson said he never formally made a bid, because he became aware in a conver...

    Blog | December 04, 2011
  16. Olney: Ricciardi candidate for O's GM

    Adam Rubin

    AP Photo/Keith Srakocic J.P. Ricciardi, a deputy to Sandy Alderson with the Mets, is a candidate for Orioles GM, according to Buster Olney. Former Toronto Blue Jays GM J.P. Ricciardi, who currently oversees professional scouting for the Mets, is on...

    Blog | October 12, 2011