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  1. Juan flashes power as Mets top Braves

    Adam Rubin

    John Minchillo/Associated PressJuan Lagares' two-run homer in the fourth staked the Mets to a 3-1 lead.NEW YORK -- Juan Lagares ended a 227-at-bat homerless drought Saturday. Now he has two long balls in his past three games. Lagares' two-run shot...

    Blog | August 26, 2014
  2. Rapid Reaction: Mets 5, Phillies 3

    Adam Rubin

    PHILADELPHIA -- Backup catcher Anthony Recker's hits have been infrequent, but meaningful. Recker snapped an 0-for-19 drought with a tiebreaking three-run homer against right-handed reliever Justin De Fratus in the seventh and the Mets beat the Ph...

    Blog | August 11, 2014
  3. d'Arnaud snaps skid; TC laments team funk

    Adam Rubin

    ATLANTA -- Travis d'Arnaud snapped an 0-for-16 drought to open the season with a two-hit game Tuesday. Still, after the Mets beat the Atlanta Braves, 4-0, Terry Collins noted the whole lineup needs to start clicking. The Mets had mustered only ...

    Blog | April 08, 2014
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. Mets morning briefing 8.2.12

    Adam Rubin

    SAN FRANCISCO -- The Mets squandered bases-loaded chances in each of the final three innings, but held on for a 2-1 win against the Giants on Wednesday. Ruben Tejada opened the game with a homer, snapping his long ball drought at 628 at-bats, the fou...

    Blog | August 02, 2012
  7. Tejada boasts to Turner about homer lead

    Adam Rubin

    SAN FRANCISCO -- After snapping a 628 at-bat homerless drought with a game-opening shot in what became a 2-1 win Wednesday, Ruben Tejada approached Justin Turner and playfully told the fellow infielder: "Hey, me 1-0." Sure enough, Turner now has t...

    Blog | August 02, 2012
  8. Rapid Reaction: Mets 2, Giants 1

    Adam Rubin

    WHAT IT MEANS: Ruben Tejada snapped the fourth-longest homerless drought among active major leaguers, and Jon Niese rebounded from a flop in Arizona by taking a scoreless effort into the sixth inning, as the Mets beat the Giants 2-1 on Wednesday at A...

    Blog | August 02, 2012
  9. Mets morning briefing 6.28.12

    Adam Rubin

    LOS ANGELES -- Daniel Murphy's drought without a homer ended in a big way with two long balls and Ike Davis crossed .200 for the first time this season as the Mets routed the Cubs, 17-1, Wednesday afternoon at Wrigley Field to salvage the series fina...

    Blog | June 28, 2012
  10. Murph downplays end of long-ball drought

    Adam Rubin

    Charles Rex Arbogast/Associated Press Jeff Samardzija reacts as Daniel Murphy delivered the first of his two homers Wednesday. CHICAGO -- Daniel Murphy had the most at-bats in the majors this season without a homer. Then he slugged a pair of long b...

    Blog | June 27, 2012
  11. Rapid Reaction: Mets 17, Cubs 1

    Adam Rubin

    Recap | Box score | Photos WHAT IT MEANS: Hours before their flight to L.A., the Mets finally awoke. Daniel Murphy resoundingly snapped a lengthy long-ball drought by homering in consecutive at-bats, Ike Davis also went deep as part of a career...

    Blog | June 27, 2012
  12. It's over! Bay, Beltran slam Tigers

    Adam Rubin

    Jason Bay snapped the longest grand-slam drought by a team in major league history at 18-0. An inning later, Carlos Beltran then produced a slam too. Bay took reliever Daniel Schlereth deep with the bases loaded in the fourth inning Tuesday. The M...

    Blog | June 28, 2011
  13. New York Mets grand slams by Jason Bay, Carlos Beltran brought re...

    Adam Rubin

    The Mets' grand slams Tuesday brought a record-breaking drought to a close.

    Story | Conversation | June 28, 2011
  14. Bay's drought ends at 0-for-24

    Adam Rubin

    Jason Bay's drought ended at a career-high 0-for-24 when he blooped a fourth-inning single in front of Pirates center fielder Andrew McCutchen. Still, Bay was not exactly pronouncing himself out of the woods after going 1-for-4 in his return followin...

    Blog | June 11, 2011
  15. Harris caught on bases

    Adam Rubin

    The good news: Willie Harris managed to get a check-swing single in the ninth inning, snapping an 0-for-13 drought overall at the plate since April 27 and getting his first hit as a Met in 13 pinch-hit at-bats. The bad news: With Daniel Murphy bat...

    Blog | May 10, 2011
  16. Rapid Reaction: Rockies 2, Mets 1

    Adam Rubin

    Recap | Box Score | Photos WHAT IT MEANS: The Mets lost the opener to a two-city trip to Denver and Houston and matched a season high by slipping 8.5 games behind the first-place Philadelphia Phillies. Willie Harris snapped an 0-for-13 drought s...

    Blog | May 09, 2011