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  1. Alderson explains welcome to Mayberry

    Adam Rubin

    NEW YORK -- The Mets had a .633 OPS against left-handed pitching in 2014. That ranked second-worst in the majors, better than only the Seattle Mariners. And Sandy Alderson cited that statistic Tuesday as a reason for signing John Mayberry Jr. to a on...

    Blog | December 16, 2014
  2. Mets select lefty Gilmartin, lose 5 in Rule 5

    Adam Rubin

    Al Messerschmidt/Getty ImagesNewest Met Sean Gilmartin is a former first-round pick of the Atlanta Braves.SAN DIEGO -- The Mets added to their competition for a left-handed relief role, selecting 24-year-old southpaw Sean Gilmartin in the major leagu...

    Blog | December 11, 2014
  3. Buster Olney: Wright not a top-10 3B

    Adam Rubin

    David Wright #5 3B New York Mets 2014 STATS GM134 HR8 RBI63 R54 OBP.324 AVG.269 NEW YORK -- ESPN Insiders can read Buster Olney's list of the top 10 third basemen in the majors, which is headlined by Oakland's Josh Donaldson. One play...

    Blog | November 23, 2014
  4. Juan visits school, talks Gold Glove, elbow

    Adam Rubin

    NEW YORK -- Juan Lagares said he officially learned he won the Gold Glove the same way ESPN2 viewers learned Tuesday night, while visiting a friend and fellow major leaguer in New York. "I saw it on TV. I was with one of my friends, Juan Carlos Pe...

    Blog | November 06, 2014
  5. Duda officially on Japan trip

    Adam Rubin

    Lucas Duda #21 1B New York Mets 2014 STATS GM153 HR30 RBI92 R74 OBP.349 AVG.253 NEW YORK -- Lucas Duda officially will be participating in the major league All-Star tour of Japan, which includes games Nov. 11-20. The event includes ga...

    Blog | October 31, 2014
  6. Lagares gets Fielding Bible Award

    Adam Rubin

    Juan Lagares #12 CF New York Mets 2014 STATS GM116 HR4 RBI47 R46 OBP.321 AVG.281 NEW YORK -- Juan Lagares has been named the top defensive center fielder in the majors for the 2014 season by The Fielding Bible Awards. "In 2013, Juan L...

    Blog | October 30, 2014
  7. Hodges on vet committee's Hall ballot

    Adam Rubin

    NEW YORK -- Former Mets manager Gil Hodges, who led the team to the '69 title, again appears on the veterans committee's Hall of Fame ballot and will have a chance at election. Here is the announcement from the Hall of Fame: Nine former major leag...

    Blog | October 30, 2014
  8. Winter shopping list: Free agents

    Adam Rubin

    NEW YORK -- Here is a list of the 121 major league free agents, as provided by the Players' Association. An additional 32 may become eligible once their team and/or player options or other provisions are resolved. Teams may begin bidding on free a...

    Blog | October 30, 2014
  9. Alvarez replaces Mazzoni on AFL roster

    Adam Rubin

    NEW YORK -- The Arizona Fall League season begins on Tuesday. And there has been a tweak to the Mets contingent. Mazzoni Alvarez Left-handed reliever Dario Alvarez, who rose from low-A Savannah to the majors this season, has been added to ...

    Blog | October 06, 2014
  10. Burning Questions: Who debuts in '15?

    Adam Rubin

    Adam RubinKevin Plawecki, Matt Reynolds and Noah Syndergaard are the most likely prospects to debut in 2015.This is the first in a series of 10 Burning Questions regarding the Mets. Noah Syndergaard never did reach the majors this season, but it i...

    Blog | October 01, 2014
  11. Ex-Met Gardenhire out with Twins

    Adam Rubin

    Rick Osentoski/USA TODAY SportsThe Twins have fired ex-Met Ron Gardenhire as manager. NEW YORK -- Ron Gardenhire has been fired after 13 seasons as manager of the Minnesota Twins. Gardenhire spent his entire major league playing career with the...

    Blog | September 29, 2014
  12. Backman expected to remain with Vegas

    Adam Rubin

    Carlos Osorio/Associated PressSources told ESPNNewYork.com that Wally Backman will not be joining Terry Collins' staff in 2015. NEW YORK -- Despite internal discussion about Wally Backman joining the major league staff, the popular '86 Met is expe...

    Blog | September 28, 2014
  13. 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
  14. Bobby Abreu starts in MLB finale

    Adam Rubin

    Bobby Abreu #53 RF New York Mets 2014 STATS GM78 HR1 RBI14 R12 OBP.336 AVG.244 NEW YORK -- Terry Collins has placed Bobby Abreu in the starting lineup for the retiring outfielder's final major league game. Abreu, 40, announced on Frid...

    Blog | September 28, 2014
  15. Sunday's Mets-Astros lineups

    Adam Rubin

    NEW YORK -- Here are the lineups as the Mets wrap up their season against the Houston Astros on Sunday at 1:10 p.m. at Citi Field. Retiring Bobby Abreu, 40, gets the start in his final major league. Mets Matt den Dekker, lf Abreu, rf Daniel ...

    Blog | September 28, 2014
  16. 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