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  1. Rapid Reaction: Marlins 3, Mets 2

    Adam Rubin

    MIAMI -- The Mets twice tried to get the tying run across the plate in the eighth inning Friday night -- with a single and with a challenge. They failed both times in what became a crazy 3-2 loss to the Miami Marlins. The game ended when left fiel...

    Blog | June 20, 2014
  2. Mets scolded for leaving field during replay

    Adam Rubin

    PHILADELPHIA -- The Mets knew they would prevail in a challenge, but they still were not supposed to leave the field. And they got a tongue-lashing as a result. In Saturday's 14-inning win over the Phillies, second-base umpire Doug Eddings ruled D...

    Blog | May 31, 2014
  3. Mets undefeated ... in challenges

    Adam Rubin

    NEW YORK -- The Mets are undefeated in one respect: They are 1-for-1 in successfully challenging umpires' calls. Trailing by a run in the ninth inning Saturday, Terry Collins successfully challenged second-base ump James Hoye's ruling that Juan La...

    Blog | April 05, 2014
  4. Sandy Alderson of New York Mets says 90-win goal wasn't a guanant...

    Adam Rubin

    General manager Sandy Alderson did not shy away Monday from his now-public ambition for the New York Mets to win 90 games this season. Still, Alderson stopped short of offering any assurances.

    Story | Conversation | March 31, 2014
  5. TC plans to be aggressive with replay

    Adam Rubin

    PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. -- The Mets are using a low-tech plan in Friday's Grapefruit League game regarding replay challenges. Three starting pitchers will watch the SNY telecast from the home clubhouse and walkie-talkie to bench coach Bob Geren in the d...

    Blog | March 07, 2014
  6. Torres proving valuable in rotation, relief

    Adam Rubin

    NEW YORK -- Carlos Torres noted one challenge of bouncing between starting and relief roles: "Today I forgot that I could go from the windup, and I ended up going from the stretch a couple of times," he said. Torres did not have many other slip...

    Blog | August 29, 2013
  7. TC likes replay, but infielders in danger

    Adam Rubin

    SAN DIEGO -- Terry Collins generally approved of Major League Baseball's announcement of more widespread instant replay for next season, including managers able to challenge calls. "I think it's a great idea," Collins said. "I think we have to kee...

    Blog | August 15, 2013
  8. Morning Briefing: Harvey talks limit, L.A.

    Adam Rubin

    Mike Ehrmann/Getty ImagesMatt Harvey has a stern challenge against the Dodgers tonight.LOS ANGELES FIRST PITCH: Matt Harvey is not opposing Clayton Kershaw. But Harvey is facing Kershaw's Dodgers at 10:10 p.m. ET today. And Kershaw is the primary ...

    Blog | August 13, 2013
  9. Morning Briefing: Bring on L.A.

    Adam Rubin

    PHOENIX FIRST PITCH: The Mets will miss Clayton Kershaw and Zack Greinke during a three-game series at Dodger Stadium. They nonetheless face a supreme challenge. L.A. is 37-8 since June 22 and has turned a 9.5-game deficit in the NL West into a ...

    Blog | August 12, 2013
  10. Hawkins weighs in on homer, Twitter

    Adam Rubin

    LaTroy Hawkins #32 RP New York Mets 2013 STATS GM45 W3 L2 BB9 K36 ERA3.22 WASHINGTON -- LaTroy Hawkins, who surrendered Friday night's walk-off homer to Ryan Zimmerman, said he had to challenge the Nat with a fastball after falling behin...

    Blog | July 26, 2013
  11. Germen suffers defeat in MLB debut

    Adam Rubin

    Gene J. Puskar/Associated PressGonzalez Germen suffered the loss in his major league debut.PITTSBURGH -- Gonzalez Germen became only the sixth reliever in Mets history to make his major league debut in relief in extra innings. The other challenge ...

    Blog | July 13, 2013
  12. TC: Tejada will have challenge unseating Q

    Adam Rubin

    DENVER -- Perhaps it is partly a motivational tactic with Ruben Tejada expected to begin a rehab assignment this weekend, but Terry Collins said in his most emphatic terms yet that Tejada will have a challenge to unseat Omar Quintanilla as the regula...

    Blog | June 27, 2013
  13. Niese battles cold, credited with win

    Adam Rubin

    MINNEAPOLIS -- Two batters into the game, unable to grip his cut fastball and having surrendered a double to Joe Mauer when it hanged, Jonathon Niese abandoned the pitch. The low-30s temperatures Friday night at Target Field made it a challenge ev...

    Blog | April 13, 2013
  14. Can Marlins challenge Mets in NL East?

    Adam Rubin

    USA Today Sports David Wright and Giancarlo Stanton are the highlights of their respective NL East lineups. The R.A. Dickey trade obviously brightens the Mets' long-term prospects. But what about 2013? The consensus seems to be the Miami Marlins...

    Blog | December 17, 2012
  15. Alderson address offseason challenges

    Adam Rubin

    MIAMI -- General manager Sandy Alderson provided a state of the team address to reporters before Wednesday's series finale against the Marlins. The concise version: There will not be active free-agent spending on significant pieces, but the Mets h...

    Blog | October 03, 2012
  16. Mets plan to challenge Greenberg

    Adam Rubin

    MIAMI -- The Mets vow not to groove a pitch to Adam Greenberg when the 31-year-old ballplayer appears in his first major league game in seven years. Greenberg, a former Cubs prospect, was struck in the head by the Marlins' Valerio De Los Santos in...

    Blog | October 01, 2012