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  1. Morning Briefing: .500 or bust?

    Adam Rubin

    WASHINGTON FIRST PITCH: With five games remaining, the Mets still share second place with the freefalling Atlanta Braves. Both teams are 76-81. So how long has it been since the second-place team in the NL East finished with a sub-.500 record? ...

    Blog | September 24, 2014
  2. Morning Briefing: Second place!

    Adam Rubin

    NEW YORK FIRST PITCH: The Mets are now tied for second place in the NL East with the freefalling Atlanta Braves at 76-80. As for another goal: If the Mets want to reach .500, they will need to win at least five of their remaining six games. ...

    Blog | September 23, 2014
  3. Mets move into second-place tie

    Adam Rubin

    NEW YORK -- On the day the Atlanta Braves fired general manager Frank Wren, they also suffered a 1-0 loss to the Pittsburgh Pirates on Monday. That allowed the Mets to move even with the Braves for second place in the NL East at 76-80. Six games r...

    Blog | September 22, 2014
  4. Rapid Reaction: Mets 4, Braves 2

    Adam Rubin

    ATLANTA -- Dilson Herrera's first big league season looks like it is ending a week early. Herrera departed Saturday's game after beating out an infield single in the sixth inning. He officially was diagnosed with a right quadriceps strain. ...

    Blog | September 20, 2014
  5. Reaction: Mets 5, Braves 0; still eliminated

    Adam Rubin

    ATLANTA -- Over and out! Lucas Duda broke a scoreless tie with a two-run homer against Julio Teheran in the sixth, and the Mets beat the Atlanta Braves 5-0 Friday at Turner Field. Still, before completing their 154th game of the season, the Met...

    Blog | September 19, 2014
  6. Murph remains sidelined with cranky calf

    Adam Rubin

    Daniel Murphy #28 2B New York Mets 2014 STATS GM126 HR9 RBI53 R73 OBP.343 AVG.301 NEW YORK -- Daniel Murphy's right calf, which forced him to depart Sunday's game at Dodger Stadium in the ninth inning, remained "tighter than usual" on Tu...

    Blog | August 26, 2014
  7. Morning Briefing: Back to work

    Adam Rubin

    NEW YORK FIRST PITCH: The Mets will have a chance to play spoiler as the Atlanta Braves visit Citi Field for a three-game series. Atlanta (68-63) trails the first-place Washington Nationals by 7.5 games in the division race, but the Braves are r...

    Blog | August 26, 2014
  8. Rapid Reaction: Nats 4, Mets 1

    Adam Rubin

    NEW YORK -- The Mets made history Thursday, and not good history. With a 4-1 victory in the series finale, the division-leading Washington Nationals won their 11th straight game in Queens. That's the longest-ever winning streak by a visiting team ...

    Blog | August 14, 2014
  9. Morning Briefing: Nats own the place

    Adam Rubin

    NEW YORK FIRST PITCH: The Washington Nationals could make history Thursday at Citi Field. In the 53-season existence of the New York Mets, no visiting team has ever won 11 straight games. The 1991-92 Atlanta Braves, who won 10 straight at Sh...

    Blog | August 14, 2014
  10. Rapid Reaction: Padres 2, Mets 1

    Adam Rubin

    SAN DIEGO -- At least they weren't no-hit! The Mets, who stormed into the All-Star break by winning eight of 10 games on their homestand, got tripped up in San Diego to open the second half. In his fifth major league start, eephus-throwing Cuban d...

    Blog | July 20, 2014
  11. Morning Briefing: Double-digits under .500

    Adam Rubin

    ATLANTA FIRST PITCH: How low will they go? Jacob deGrom takes the mound on Wednesday at Turner Field trying to help the Mets avoid getting swept in the three-game series. The Mets enter his start 10 games under .500 and nine games behind the...

    Blog | July 02, 2014
  12. Carlyle, in possible cameo, grateful

    Adam Rubin

    PHILADELPHIA -- Buddy Carlyle awoke Saturday at 3:45 a.m. MT in El Paso, Texas. He flew through Dallas to Philadelphia and arrived at Citizens Bank Park at 2:30 p.m. ET. He eventually tossed three scoreless innings in his first major league game s...

    Blog | May 31, 2014
  13. Rapid Reaction: Mets 5, Rockies 1

    Adam Rubin

    DENVER -- The Mets took an early lead Sunday at Coors Field ... and held it! A day after blowing a six-run lead, Dillon Gee tossed six scoreless innings and the Mets beat the Colorado Rockies, 5-1, to avoid getting swept in the four-game series. ...

    Blog | May 04, 2014
  14. Morning Briefing: Mets-Phillies on tap

    Adam Rubin

    PHILADELPHIA FIRST PITCH: After a day off Monday, the Mets open a two-game series in Philly on Tuesday night to kick off a three-city trip. There also will be stops in Denver and Miami. Jonathon Niese (1-2, 2.45 ERA) opposes left-hander Cole Ha...

    Blog | April 29, 2014
  15. Dillon Gee has deep thoughts on mind

    Adam Rubin

    NEW YORK -- Dillon Gee has three complete games on his resume. Two were six-inning efforts, in games shortened by rain. And the other Gee undoubtedly would like to forget, although Terry Collins referenced it Sunday. Last June 17, Gee took a shuto...

    Blog | April 27, 2014
  16. Grandy gives thumbs up after pinch-hitting

    Adam Rubin

    Curtis Granderson #3 RF New York Mets 2014 STATS GM14 HR1 RBI4 R5 OBP.286 AVG.167 PHOENIX -- Curtis Granderson literally offered a thumbs up in the clubhouse when asked how his first action since being forced from Monday's game went. ...

    Blog | April 16, 2014