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  1. Morning Briefing: Mets above .500

    Adam Rubin

    PHOENIX FIRST PITCH: After going 6-3 on their three-city trip and moving above .500 for the first time this season, the Mets take a day off before opening a 10-game homestand. The Atlanta Braves, St. Louis Cardinals and Miami Marlins are due to...

    Blog | April 17, 2014
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. Morning Briefing: Check-in, now checkup

    Adam Rubin

    PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. Adam RubinChris Young arrives at Mets camp Saturday for the first time. FIRST PITCH: Mets pitchers and catchers take physicals on Sunday. They then engage in the first official workout of spring training on Monday m...

    Blog | February 16, 2014
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. Minors 9.3.13: K-Mets eliminated in Appy

    Adam Rubin

    GREENEVILLE 7, KINGSPORT 3: One strike away from a first-round playoff victory, the K-Mets surrendered five runs in the top of the ninth and instead were eliminated in a winner-take-all Game 3 in the Western Division title series. Asked to protect a ...

    Blog | September 03, 2013
  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. View from Coney Island: 'Clones prospects

    Adam Rubin

    Adam Rubin 2012 first-round pick Gavin Cecchini takes batting practice before Thursday's Cyclones game against Staten Island. Adam Rubin L.J. Mazzilli works out at second base. Adam Rubin Catcher Colton Plaia, who played high school ...

    Blog | August 22, 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. View from Las Vegas: 51s prospects

    Adam Rubin

    Adam RubinRafael Montero, who next will appear in the Futures Game, faces Tucson in the first inning Thursday night. Adam RubinMatt den Dekker prepares to take batting practice. Adam RubinWilmer Flores works on flips to second base during i...

    Blog | July 11, 2013
  14. Morning Briefing: New starter Carlos Torres

    Adam Rubin

    SAN FRANCISCO FIRST PITCH: Carlos Torres is the newest starting pitcher for the New York Mets, although he still had some relief work left to complete before switching roles. Torres, now due to take Shaun Marcum's rotation spot, worked two inni...

    Blog | July 10, 2013
  15. Morning Briefing: Working overtime

    Adam Rubin

    Jeff Chiu/Associated PressGiants mascot Lou Seal takes a nap during the 15th inning Monday night.SAN FRANCISCO FIRST PITCH: In all his years, Terry Collins has not seen anything like this season, between the snow in April in Minneapolis and Denver...

    Blog | July 09, 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