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  1. At first, take your pick

    Jerry Crasnick

    This year's draft class has plenty of options at first base.

    Story | Conversation | June 04, 2008
  2. Davis on the market again?

    AJ Mass

    Last winter, when he was still with the New York Mets, Ike Davis's name came up time and again as a potential trade candidate. It wasn't until mid-April, though, that the Pittsburgh Pirates finally decided to take the first baseman for a test drive a...

    Blog | October 17, 2014
  3. Andrew McCutchen's HR, pair of doubles help Pirates stop Zack Gre...

    Slumping Andrew McCutchen hit his first home run in over a month, doubled twice and scored two runs to help the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 5-3 on Sunday and take three of four from the defending NL West champions.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | June 01, 2014
  4. Morning Briefing: Mets head south

    Adam Rubin

    NEW YORK FIRST PITCH: The Mets spend a day off in Atlanta before opening a three-game series Tuesday against the Braves at Turner Field. The three-city trip also takes the Mets to Anaheim and Phoenix. With the Mets departing New York, Matt H...

    Blog | April 07, 2014
  5. Morning Briefing: The day after ...

    Adam Rubin

    Elsa/Getty ImagesJohn Lannan reacts after serving up a three-run homer to Anthony Rendon in the 10th inning on Opening Day.NEW YORK FIRST PITCH: The Mets take a pause after an Opening Day loss before regrouping for Game 2 of the season. Bartolo...

    Blog | April 01, 2014
  6. Morning Briefing: Off to Jupiter

    Adam Rubin

    PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. FIRST PITCH: The Mets take a relatively short drive to Jupiter on Saturday to face the Miami Marlins. Bartolo Colon, who appears lining up for the second game of the season, opposes Marlins left-hander Brad Hand at 1:05 p.m...

    Blog | March 22, 2014
  7. Morning Briefing: For opener, it's Gee

    Adam Rubin

    Steve Mitchell/USA TODAY SportsDillon Gee, who faces the Twins on Friday, also is scheduled to pitch on Opening Day.PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. FIRST PITCH: The Mets take a three-hour drive to Fort Myers on Friday to face the Minnesota Twins, with the bu...

    Blog | March 21, 2014
  8. Mets roster projection: 2014.01

    Adam Rubin

    PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. -- The Mets have not yet even taken the field as a unit for spring training, but based on Terry Collins' initial press conference and logic, let's take a first stab at the Mets' Opening Day roster: Rotation Jonathon Niese, lh...

    Blog | February 15, 2014
  9. Duda fit for first-base competition with Ike

    Adam Rubin

    Adam RubinLucas Duda takes batting practice Wednesday in Port St. Lucie.PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. -- Lucas Duda feels "faster and more coordinated." Will that result in him landing the first-base job with the Mets in 2014? Or will Duda end up as a back...

    Blog | February 12, 2014
  10. Sunday's Mets-Nats lineups

    Adam Rubin

    WASHINGTON -- Here are the lineups for the Mets' 8:05 p.m. series finale Sunday against the Washington Nationals at Nationals Park. The Mets aim for the sweep in the ESPN-televised game. Lucas Duda takes over at first base with Ike Davis having suffe...

    Blog | September 01, 2013
  11. Believe It Or Not: Carlos Torres

    Mark Simon

    This is the fourth piece in our series looking at Mets who have had recent runs of success. Our first three stories featured Juan Lagares, Ike Davis and Eric Young Jr. Today, we move to the mound and take a look at starter/reliever Carlos Torres. ...

    Blog | August 16, 2013
  12. Morning Briefing: Niese to shoulder load

    Adam Rubin

    John Bazemore/Associated Press This afternoon, Jon Niese pitches in his first major league game since June 20.PHOENIX FIRST PITCH: Jonathon Niese is set to take the mound in a major league game for the first time in more than seven weeks. Nies...

    Blog | August 11, 2013
  13. Phillies-Mets Preview

    Phillies-Mets Preview

    Preview | July 20, 2013
  14. Mets aim for .500

    Matt Ehalt

    NEW YORK -- Terry Collins knows the Math. For the Mets to finish at .500, it's going to take a 40-31 effort in the second half to get there. Or simply put, roughly the same amount of wins the Mets had over their first 91 games. Collins isn't back...

    Blog | July 19, 2013
  15. Mets-Brewers Preview

    Mets-Brewers Preview

    Preview | July 06, 2013
  16. Friday's Mets-Brewers lineups: Ike returns

    Adam Rubin

    MILWAUKEE -- For the first time since June 9, Ike Davis is starting for the Mets. Josh Satin, despite a 10-game hitting streak, takes a seat. Here are the lineups for the Mets' 8:10 p.m. ET opener against the Milwaukee Brewers. Mets Eric Young Jr...

    Blog | July 05, 2013