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  1. Morning Briefing: See you in St. Lucie!

    Adam Rubin

    NEW YORK FIRST PITCH: That's all folks! The Mets completed their season with a 79-83 record, tied with the Atlanta Braves for second place in the NL East. Heck, the Mets won the season series from Atlanta, 10-9, if you want to crow about act...

    Blog | September 29, 2014
  2. Houston Astros' Jose Altuve sits to secure AL batting title

    Adam Rubin

    Houston Astros second baseman Jose Altuve will sit on the final day of the regular season rather than risk losing the AL batting title.

    Story | Conversation | September 28, 2014
  3. Jacob deGrom of New York Mets will skip final start

    Adam Rubin

    The New York Mets will shut down rookie Jacob deGrom before his final start, an organization source said.

    Story | Conversation | September 23, 2014
  4. Five observations about the Mets

    Adam Rubin

    NEW YORK - One week after Opening Day, and with the first homestand now in the books, here are five observations about the 2-4 New York Mets: 1. Strikeout record in jeopardy. The Mets set a franchise record for strikeouts a season ago with 1,384. ...

    Blog | April 07, 2014
  5. Could this be the Mets' year?

    Adam Rubin

    Jim O'Connor/USA TODAY SportsMr. Met should be smiling come 2015, when Matt Harvey, Zack Wheeler and Noah Syndergaard form the rotation's core.MONTREAL -- The New York Mets have produced five straight losing seasons, tied with the Houston Astros for ...

    Blog | March 30, 2014
  6. Astros 9, Mets 6: Gee 6 no-hit innings

    Adam Rubin

    KISSIMMEE, Fla. -- Dillon Gee tossed six no-hit innings in his final tuneup for an Opening Day start opposite Stephen Strasburg, but the New York Mets lost to the Houston Astros 9-6 on Wednesday night at Osceola County Stadium. Gee finished his Gr...

    Blog | March 26, 2014
  7. Pressure mounts on Alderson to spend, win

    Adam Rubin

    NEW YORK -- The New York Mets completed their fifth straight losing season Sunday with a 74-88 record. They are tied with the Houston Astros for the longest active sub-.500 streak in Major League Baseball. And now they reward manager Terry Collins...

    Blog | September 30, 2013
  8. New York Mets GM Sandy Alderson must show he's committed to winni...

    Adam Rubin

    Pressure is mounting for Mets GM Sandy Alderson to field a winner.

    Story | Conversation | September 29, 2013
  9. Rick Ankiel signs with New York Mets, starts in center field Mond...

    Adam Rubin

    The New York Mets have signed outfielder Rick Ankiel and started him in center field against the St. Louis Cardinals on Monday night.

    Story | Conversation | May 13, 2013
  10. Morning briefing: Crunch time for roster

    Adam Rubin

    PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. FIRST PITCH: Prospect Domingo Tapia starts for the Mets as they make a trip to Viera to face left-hander Gio Gonzalez and the Washington Nationals today at 1:05 p.m. Tapia, a 21-year-old right-hander, went 6-5 with a 3.98 E...

    Blog | March 28, 2013
  11. Morning briefing: No cup for 'Spin?

    Adam Rubin

    PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. FIRST PITCH: After enjoying an off-day, the Mets can sleep in today before returning to work. The Amazin's travel to Kissimmee to face the Houston Astros at 6:05 p.m. Dillon Gee is scheduled to start for the Mets. Left-hand...

    Blog | March 20, 2013
  12. Johan doesn't participate in workout

    Adam Rubin

    Johan Santana #57 SP New York Mets 2012 STATS GM21 W6 L9 BB39 K111 ERA4.85 PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. -- Johan Santana did not join teammates for the morning workout before Saturday's game against the Houston Astros. Sandy Alderson said Ter...

    Blog | March 09, 2013
  13. Mets appear on 2012 worst fielding list

    Adam Rubin

    The Mets had the fifth-worst fielding in the majors last season, according to John Dewan and Ben Jedlovec of The Fielding Bible. The fewest defensive runs saved rankings: 30. Colorado Rockies -87 29. Houston Astros -66 28. Miami Marlins -47 ...

    Blog | December 23, 2012
  14. Mets morning briefing 8.27.12

    Adam Rubin

    Ike Davis capped a two-homer game with his second career walk-off long ball and the Mets eked out a 2-1 win against the Houston Astros in Sunday's rubber game at Citi Field -- in the final meeting between the teams before Houston moves to the America...

    Blog | August 27, 2012
  15. Duda to rejoin Mets on Sunday

    Adam Rubin

    Lucas Duda will return to the Mets for Sunday's rubber game against the Houston Astros. Duda had been optioned to Triple-A Buffalo on July 24. Lucas Duda #21 RF New York Mets 2012 STATS GM89 HR12 RBI44 R37 OBP.335 AVG.241 Terry ...

    Blog | August 25, 2012
  16. Rapid Reaction: Astros 3, Mets 1

    Adam Rubin

    WHAT IT MEANS: Not to the lowly Houston Astros? Yes, to the lowly Astros. Jonathon Niese #49 SP New York Mets 2012 STATS GM25 W10 L7 BB40 K134 ERA3.51 Despite a 7-43 record since June 27 -- the most futile 50-game stretch by ...

    Blog | August 24, 2012