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  1. Prospect apologizes for positive tests

    Adam Rubin

    Right-hander Brandon Welch, the Mets farmhand who was suspended 50 games on Friday by Major League Baseball for a second positive test for a drug of abuse, took responsibility for his actions in a series of tweets from his account, @B_Welch21. "I ...

    Blog | January 18, 2015
  2. Mets minor leaguer Welch suspended

    Adam Rubin

    NEW YORK -- Mets minor leaguer Brandon Welch, a right-handed pitcher, has been suspended 50 games for a second positive test for a drug of abuse, Major League Baseball announced. The 23-year-old Welch, a fifth-round pick in 2012, went 2-2 with a 5...

    Blog | January 16, 2015
  3. Flynn elected to groundkeeper Hall of Fame

    Adam Rubin

    NEW YORK -- Longtime Mets groundskeeper Pete Flynn has been elected to the MLB Groundskeepers Hall of Fame. Here's the full announcement from the Mets: Courtesy of New York MetsPete Flynn The Major League Baseball Groundskeepers have...

    Blog | January 09, 2015
  4. New York Mets prospect L.J. Mazzilli suspended

    Adam Rubin

    New York Mets second base prospect L.J. Mazzilli has been suspended 50 games for a second positive test for a drug of abuse, Major League Baseball announced Tuesday

    Story | Conversation | December 23, 2014
  5. Will Daisuke Matsuzaka return to Japan?

    Adam Rubin

    Daisuke Matsuzaka #16 RP New York Mets 2014 STATS GM34 W3 L3 BB50 K78 ERA3.89 NEW YORK -- Daisuke Matsuzaka's career will continue next season. But will it go on in Major League Baseball or back in his native Japan? Matsuzaka offered ...

    Blog | September 28, 2014
  6. Alderson on pace-of-game committee

    Adam Rubin

    NEW YORK -- Major League Baseball announced that Sandy Alderson is part of a committee trying to find ways to speed up the game. Atlanta Braves president John Schuerholtz is chairing the committee. Also involved: Players Association executive d...

    Blog | September 22, 2014
  7. New York Mets throw up hands over key play at plate in loss to Mi...

    Adam Rubin

    Mets general manager Sandy Alderson disassociated himself Friday from the blocking-the-plate rule enacted by Major League Baseball this season even though he serves as chairman of the rules committee that influenced it.

    Story | Conversation | June 20, 2014
  8. Daniel Murphy of New York Mets speaks at White House summit

    Adam Rubin

    New York Mets second baseman Daniel Murphy told a White House audience on Monday that he will be proud to explain to his son one day about his biggest accomplishment on the first day of the 2014 Major League Baseball season.

    Story | Conversation | June 09, 2014
  9. Rapid Reaction: Giants 4, Mets 2

    Adam Rubin

    SAN FRANCISCO -- After the New York Mets were swept by the lowly Chicago Cubs at Wrigley Field, the team with Major League Baseball's best record handed the Amazin's their latest defeat. Hey, at least they weren't no-hit! Buster Posey #2...

    Blog | June 07, 2014
  10. Plate collision rule enacted

    Adam Rubin

    PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. -- Here is the official new rule on home-plate collisions, reprinted directly from MLB: Major League Baseball (MLB) and the Major League Baseball Players Association (MLBPA) have officially negotiated the addition of Rule 7.13...

    Blog | February 24, 2014
  11. MLB owners voted to allow teams to cut pensions of non-players

    Adam Rubin

    Major League Baseball owners, despite earning more than $8 billion in revenue in 2013, voted last month to allow individual teams to slash or eliminate pension-plan offerings to their non-uniformed personnel.

    Story | Conversation | February 12, 2014
  12. Upon review, Johan no-hitter would stand

    Adam Rubin

    Johan Santana's no-hitter -- the only one in Mets history -- arguably has an asterisk. But it would have stood as a no-hitter, even if the new instant-replay rules had been in effect on June 1, 2012, according to Major League Baseball. To backt...

    Blog | January 17, 2014
  13. Report: Mets worth more than $2 billion

    Adam Rubin

    The New York Mets are the fourth-most valuable team in Major League Baseball and are worth $2.05 billion, according to a Bloomberg report. The report factors in the Mets' 65 percent stake in Sports Net New York, which it values at $1.2 billion. ...

    Blog | October 23, 2013
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. Morning Briefing: Tejada's bad break

    Adam Rubin

    ESPNMatt Harvey appeared on ESPN as a pitchman for Qualcomm. An appearance earlier in the day did not go very well.NEW YORK FIRST PITCH: Ruben Tejada, quite literally, suffered a bad break. Given a limited opportunity to prove he merits being t...

    Blog | September 19, 2013