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  1. Minors 7.16.14: Becerra 5-for-5 in loss

    Adam Rubin

    INTERNATIONAL LEAGUE 7, PACIFIC COAST LEAGUE 3: Las Vegas' Allan Dykstra, who won the Home Run Derby on Monday, went 0-for-3 with a strikeout as the designated hitter for the PCL in the Triple-A All-Star Game at Durham, N.C. Box WEST 5, EAST 2: Ky...

    Blog | July 16, 2014
  2. Collins likes Grandish leadoff look

    Adam Rubin

    NEW YORK -- Terry Collins is not promising Curtis Granderson returns to the leadoff spot Monday in St. Louis. But the manager will be considering it after Granderson went 2-for-3 with a home run and two walks in his first game batting leadoff as a Me...

    Blog | June 15, 2014
  3. Minors 6.8.14: Vaughn nets 1st Vegas HR

    Adam Rubin

    LAS VEGAS 5, FRESNO 4: Cory Vaughn went 3-for-4 and produced his first Triple-A home run -- a two-run shot in a four-run first inning. Right-hander Logan Verrett recorded his fifth victory. He allowed three runs (two earned) in five innings. Ryan Rei...

    Blog | June 08, 2014
  4. Rapid Reaction: Marlins 7, Mets 6 (10)

    Adam Rubin

    NEW YORK -- Terry Collins went to his primary closer in the 10th inning with the score tied. Leadoff batter Jarrod Saltalamacchia then greeted Kyle Farnsworth with an opposite-field home run on a 2-2 fastball. After Steve Cishek rebounded from Fri...

    Blog | April 26, 2014
  5. TC wants EY Jr. to bunt more

    Adam Rubin

    PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. -- The Mets need Eric Young Jr. to raise his on-base percentage to be a viable leadoff hitter. And Terry Collins thinks that can be achieved if Young bunts more. Collins explained that since EY Jr. is not a home-run threat, it...

    Blog | February 18, 2014
  6. Morning Briefing: Welcome Mike, bye 2013

    Adam Rubin

    Julie Jacobson/Associated PressMike Piazza acknowledges the crowd on May 5, 2004 after passing Carlton Fisk to become the greatest-hitting home run hitter among catchers in MLB history.NEW YORK FIRST PITCH: Game No. 162 has arrived. So has the cer...

    Blog | September 29, 2013
  7. Minors 8.29.13: Herrera lifts Gnats in debut

    Adam Rubin

    LAS VEGAS 10, COLORADO SPRINGS 7: Dustin Lawley, the Florida State League Player of the Year and home run leader, launched his first Triple-A long ball. Ruben Tejada and Mike Baxter also went deep as the 51s pummeled Sky Sox starter Sean Gallagher fo...

    Blog | August 29, 2013
  8. Notes: Atchison on HR, Hef on struggles

    Adam Rubin

    PHOENIX -- Paul Goldschmidt now shares the NL home-run lead with Pittsburgh's Pedro Alvarez. No. 27 came at a costly time for the Mets. Paul Goldschmidt #44 1B Arizona Diamondbacks 2013 STATS GM113 HR27 RBI91 R74 OBP.392 AVG.299Gold...

    Blog | August 10, 2013
  9. Morning Briefing: Harvey Day, Stars edition

    Adam Rubin

    NEW YORK FIRST PITCH: Matt Harvey Day! In the All-Star Game at Citi Field! After officially being named the All-Star starter on Monday afternoon by NL manager Bruce Bochy, Harvey is expected to handle the first two innings opposite Detroit Tige...

    Blog | July 16, 2013
  10. Wright: Derby like Shea playoff atmosphere

    Adam Rubin

    NEW YORK -- Although exhausted after his first-round exit in the Home Run Derby, David Wright nonetheless had a wide grin on his face, the type of glow that he has not displayed much in recent years. Wright could not get over the atmosphere at Cit...

    Blog | July 15, 2013
  11. Wright eliminated from Derby in 1st round

    Adam Rubin

    NEW YORK -- The New York captains did not get out of the first round in the Home Run Derby. David Wright and Robinson Cano were eliminated in the opening round of Monday's event. Wright finished with five homers, tied with Prince Fielder for si...

    Blog | July 15, 2013
  12. Snubbed Brown, unlike Bucs fans, gracious

    Adam Rubin

    NEW YORK -- Philadelphia Phillies slugger Domonic Brown handled not being picked for the Home Run Derby more maturely than Pittsburgh Pirates fans. Domonic Brown #9 LF Philadelphia Phillies 2013 STATS GM95 HR23 RBI67 R49 OBP.320 AV...

    Blog | July 15, 2013
  13. Morning Briefing: Harvey Coronation Day

    Adam Rubin

    Kathy Willens/Associated PressMike Piazza and Rickey Henderson fool around during Sunday's celebrity softball game at Citi Field, which will be televised by ESPN tonight after the Home Run Derby.PITTSBURGH FIRST PITCH: Barring a shocking turn of e...

    Blog | July 15, 2013
  14. Rac gets call to pitch to Wright in Derby

    Adam Rubin

    Scott Rovak/US PresswireDavid Wright finished as the runner-up in the 2006 Home Run Derby in Pittsburgh. PITTSBURGH -- Bullpen catcher Dave Racaniello will throw to David Wright in Monday's Home Run Derby at Citi Field. Racaniello had been slat...

    Blog | July 13, 2013
  15. Morning Briefing: Torres makes pitch

    Adam Rubin

    PITTSBURGH FIRST PITCH: Carlos Torres makes his first start as a member of the New York Mets and the seventh start of his major league career in Game 2 of the series, tonight at 7:15 at PNC Park. Torres (0-1, 0.51 ERA) opposes Pittsburgh Pirates r...

    Blog | July 13, 2013
  16. David Wright brushes off PNC Park booing

    Adam Rubin

    Jeanine Leech/Icon SMIDavid Wright fields a fourth-inning grounder in Pittsburgh, where he was booed each plate appearance. PITTSBURGH -- Apparently David Wright picking Pedro Alvarez as a fill-in for Carlos Gonzalez in the Home Run Derby was not ...

    Blog | July 12, 2013