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  1. Morning Briefing: It's Dice-K/Father's Day

    Adam Rubin

    NEW YORK FIRST PITCH: Before hitting the road for St. Louis and Miami, the Mets play a rubber game Sunday against the San Diego Padres at 1:10 p.m. at Citi Field. Daisuke Matsuzaka (3-0, 2.95 ERA) opposes right-hander Ian Kennedy (5-7, 3.63) in...

    Blog | June 15, 2014
  2. Morning Briefing: From least to beast

    Adam Rubin

    Adam RubinThe Mets spend the weekend in San Francisco, home of aggressive seagulls.CHICAGO FIRST PITCH: The lowly Chicago Cubs completed a sweep of the Mets on Thursday at Wrigley Field. And captain David Wright summed it up this way postgame: "We...

    Blog | June 06, 2014
  3. Farm report: Velasquez rises after indy stint

    Adam Rubin

    NEW YORK -- Right-hander Jon Velasquez has considered retiring from professional baseball at least twice in the past few years, first after playing independent ball for the Rockland Boulders in 2012, then again when he went to winter ball last Novemb...

    Blog | June 04, 2014
  4. Pitched Mets book may be doozy

    Adam Rubin

    Kathy Willens/Associated PressFormer clubhouse manager Charlie Samuels, here pictured in 2005 with Mike Piazza, is pitching a book about the Mets, sources tell ESPNNewYork.com. WASHINGTON -- If the Mets cringed at the contents of Mookie Wilson's b...

    Blog | May 19, 2014
  5. Morning Briefing: The sun 'll come out

    Adam Rubin

    MIAMI FIRST PITCH: The sun came up today. At least it will soon. Sunrise is scheduled for 6:40 a.m. in Miami. After a depressing series opener in which the Mets squandered seven scoreless innings from Jonathon Niese, Bartolo Colon takes the mou...

    Blog | May 06, 2014
  6. Farm report: Plawecki catches on as B-Met

    Adam Rubin

    Kevin Plawecki struck out only eight times in 223 at-bats during his junior season at Purdue. That helped persuade the Mets to select the catcher 35th overall in 2012, with a supplemental pick obtained for losing Jose Reyes to the Miami Marlins. T...

    Blog | April 16, 2014
  7. View from St. Lucie: Moooookie!

    Adam Rubin

    Adam RubinA week after Mike Piazza served as a guest instructor, Mookie Wilson has arrived in camp. He is working with minor-league outfielders on Wednesday morning....

    Blog | March 12, 2014
  8. Morning Briefing: Happy Noah Day (again)!

    Adam Rubin

    Jeff Roberson/Associated PressNoah Syndergaard faces the Detroit Tigers on Saturday in Lakeland, Fla.PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. FIRST PITCH: It's Noah Syndergaard Day! Coming off a performance against the Atlanta Braves in which he tossed two scorele...

    Blog | March 08, 2014
  9. Morning Briefing: Happy Wheeler Day!

    Adam Rubin

    Adam RubinA day after Noah Syndergaard took the mound, Zack Wheeler pitches for the Mets on Tuesday.PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. FIRST PITCH: Happy Wheeler Day! Zack Wheeler makes his 2014 Grapefruit League debut opposite left-hander Rudy Owens as the ...

    Blog | March 04, 2014
  10. Mike Piazza serving as special instructor for New York Mets

    Adam Rubin

    Mike Piazza, the all-time leader in homers by a catcher, is serving as a guest instructor this week at New York Mets camp. It marks his first time back in uniform with the organization since his playing days.

    Story | Conversation | March 03, 2014
  11. Morning Briefing: Ike fueling trade?

    Adam Rubin

    Above, video of Ike Davis swinging in a cage Sunday. PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. FIRST PITCH: Ike Davis wants to remain a Met. He's doing a heckuva job of fueling getting himself traded, though. Davis told the Post on Sunday that he concealed an ob...

    Blog | February 24, 2014
  12. Piazza falls short; ex-Met Glavine elected

    Adam Rubin

    Getty ImagesMike Piazza fell short, while Tom Glavine is a new Hall of Famer.Mike Piazza improved his percentage in his second year on the ballot, but fell short of election to Cooperstown. Piazza appeared on 62.2 percent of ballots cast by eligible ...

    Blog | January 08, 2014
  13. Piazza expected to miss Hall election

    Adam Rubin

    Brad Penner/USA TODAY SportsMike Piazza appears likely to miss Hall of Fame election today. The Hall of Fame will announce its 2014 class at 2 p.m. Wednesday, and things are looking worse and worse for Mike Piazza making the cut. As more ballot...

    Blog | January 08, 2014
  14. Mike Piazza slipping in Hall quest

    Adam Rubin

    Adam RubinVoters appear to be telling Mike Piazza: Wait 'til next year. Mike Piazza continues to look like he will fall narrowly short in his quest to become part of this year's Hall of Fame class. An updated tally from Baseball Think Factory b...

    Blog | January 07, 2014
  15. Piazza soon learns Hall fate; projection: shy

    Adam Rubin

    Kathy Willens/Associated PressMike Piazza will learn Wednesday whether he is part of the 2014 Hall of Fame class.Tom Seaver was inducted into the Hall of Fame in 1992. Could the Mets have another Cooperstown inductee this summer? Well, whether Mik...

    Blog | January 06, 2014
  16. First look: My Hall of Fame ballot

    Adam Rubin

    The Hall of Fame will announce the 2014 class of inductees on Jan. 8. Eligible voters who have been members of the Baseball Writers' Association of America for 10 years may select from zero to 10 candidates. Those candidates appearing on 75 per...

    Blog | December 02, 2013