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  1. Rapid Reaction: Nats 8, Mets 2

    Adam Rubin

    NEW YORK -- Ninety wins? How about one? Daniel Murphy committed two errors in his return from paternity leave and the bullpen torched any chance of a late comeback as the Washington Nationals completed a sweep of the Mets with an 8-2 victory Thurs...

    Blog | April 03, 2014
  2. Liriano earns NL Comeback Player award

    Adam Rubin

    Francisco Liriano #47 SP Pittsburgh Pirates 2013 STATS GM26 W16 L8 BB63 K163 ERA3.02 Pittsburgh Pirates pitcher Francisco Liriano won the NL Comeback Player of the Year award, beating out finalists Jorge De La Rosa, Chase Utley and Jayso...

    Blog | November 04, 2013
  3. Player vote: Byrd NL Comeback finalist

    Adam Rubin

    Marlon Byrd #2 RF Pittsburgh Pirates 2013 STATS GM147 HR24 RBI88 R75 OBP.336 AVG.291 Marlon Byrd is one of three finalists for the Players Choice Award for NL Comeback Player of the Year as voted upon by his peers. The other finalists...

    Blog | October 03, 2013
  4. Lefty Pedro penning comeback story

    Adam Rubin

    PHOENIX -- When Terry Collins saw Pedro Feliciano registering only in the low-80s with his fastball and unable to work on consecutive days during spring training, the New York Mets' manager did not foresee outings like Saturday night's performance ev...

    Blog | August 11, 2013
  5. D'Arnaud drives in 3, Duda struggles in GCL

    Adam Rubin

    WASHINGTON -- Travis d'Arnaud's comeback from a broken left foot included catching a full game for the second straight day Saturday. D'Arnaud went 3-for-5 with three RBIs in an 8-5 loss to the GCL Nationals. He is hitting .400 (6-for-15) since beginn...

    Blog | July 27, 2013
  6. Minors 7.10.13: Lawley slams Charlotte

    Adam Rubin

    SALT LAKE 7, LAS VEGAS 4: Starter Matt Fox allowed six runs in 4 2/3 innings. The 51s (47-44) scored four ninth-inning runs, highlighted by Matt den Dekker's two-run homer. Jamie Hoffmann flied out with the bases loaded as the comeback bid ended. Joh...

    Blog | July 10, 2013
  7. Minors 6.5.13: B-Mets' comeback falls short

    Adam Rubin

    TRENTON 10, BINGHAMTON 6: The B-Mets (34-25) could not overcome an 8-0 deficit after Trenton jumped on starter Mark Cohoon. The game's first three batters singled to load the bases and Kyle Roller ultimately produced a two-run single in the first. Jo...

    Blog | June 05, 2013
  8. Den Dekker in swing -- with one hand

    Adam Rubin

    MIAMI -- Center-field prospect Matt den Dekker, who had highlight-reel grabs throughout spring training, still has a ways to go in his comeback from a fractured right wrist. Terry Collins said den Dekker's wrist suffered disuse atrophy while in a ...

    Blog | June 01, 2013
  9. Comeback gives Mets rare Mo-mentum

    Adam Rubin

    Mariano Rivera's final regular-season appearance at Citi Field provided a first. And we're not talking about the ceremonial first pitch he tossed to John Franco pregame. For the first time in Rivera's Hall of Fame career, the closer blew a save wi...

    Blog | May 29, 2013
  10. Harvey: Team win all that matters

    Adam Rubin

    All that mattered to Matt Harvey was that his team got the win. So said the right-hander after the Mets' 2-1 comeback victory Tuesday against the Yankees spared Harvey his first 2013 defeat and instead saddled him with his sixth no-decision in his...

    Blog | May 29, 2013
  11. Mets roster projection 2013.03

    Adam Rubin

    Terry Collins' pronouncement that the Mets expect to carry two left-handers in the bullpen makes the roster composition significantly clearer. With Frank Francisco set to open the season on the DL with a slow comeback from elbow inflammation, (1) ...

    Blog | March 20, 2013
  12. Chipper, in NYC, confesses unretire 'itch'

    Adam Rubin

    Kevin Liles/US Presswire Chipper Jones is staying retired. During a weekend visit to New York, retired Chipper Jones said Saturday that he momentarily considered a comeback this offseason. "I love being on this stage," Jones said at the New ...

    Blog | January 20, 2013
  13. Kazmir to pitch on Long Island

    Adam Rubin

    WASHINGTON -- Former Mets phenom Scott Kazmir, who is trying to make a comeback in the independent Atlantic League, is due to start for the Sugar Land Skeeters at the Long Island Ducks on Saturday at 7:05 p.m. Kazmir has made two starts so far on ...

    Blog | July 19, 2012
  14. Mets morning briefing 7.19.12

    Adam Rubin

    WASHINGTON -- David Wright and Jason Bay (yes, Jason Bay) had solo homers in the ninth, but the Mets' comeback fell short in a 4-3 loss to the Nationals on Wednesday night in D.C. Now, R.A. Dickey (12-1) must top Gio Gonzalez (12-4) in a battle of...

    Blog | July 19, 2012
  15. Mets morning briefing 7.7.12

    Adam Rubin

    Johan Santana matched a career high by allowing 13 hits and a furious Mets comeback bid narrowly fell short as the Cubs held on for an 8-7 win Friday at Citi Field. A night after dramatically rallying in the ninth against Philadelphia's Jonathan P...

    Blog | July 07, 2012
  16. Rapid Reaction: Yankees 5, Mets 4

    Adam Rubin

    WHAT IT MEANS: The euphoria generated by Johan Santana's no-hitter nine days ago officially is extinguished. A pair of infield miscues opened the door for a Yankees comeback as the Mets failed to protect a three-run lead over the final three innin...

    Blog | June 10, 2012