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  1. Series preview: Mets at Mariners

    Adam Rubin

    Getty ImagesThe Mets are expected to face Roenis Elias, Erasmo Ramirez and Hisashi Iwakuma in Seattle.METS (46-52, third place/NL East) vs. SEATTLE MARINERS (52-46, third place/AL West) Monday: LHP Jonathon Niese (5-4, 2.96) vs. LHP Roenis Elias (...

    Blog | July 20, 2014
  2. Morning Briefing: Dive at five

    Adam Rubin

    NEW YORK FIRST PITCH: The Mets have lost a season-high five straight as well as eight of nine. They also now occupy sole possession of last place in the National League East. Can Jonathon Niese stop the slide? Niese (2-2, 1.82 ERA) opposes l...

    Blog | May 11, 2014
  3. Morning Briefing: Opening Day!

    Adam Rubin

    Mets fan Stewie Griffin always gets fed up on Opening Day, despite the team's high rate of success in openers. NEW YORK FIRST PITCH: The 53rd Opening Day in franchise history has arrived. Dillon Gee is scheduled to throw the season's first p...

    Blog | March 31, 2014
  4. Morning Briefing: For opener, it's Gee

    Adam Rubin

    Steve Mitchell/USA TODAY SportsDillon Gee, who faces the Twins on Friday, also is scheduled to pitch on Opening Day.PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. FIRST PITCH: The Mets take a three-hour drive to Fort Myers on Friday to face the Minnesota Twins, with the bu...

    Blog | March 21, 2014
  5. Morning Briefing: Crunch time

    Adam Rubin

    USA TODAY SportsDidi Gregorius and Nick Franklin are shortstop options for the Mets, but not Pete Kozma.PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. FIRST PITCH: The Mets break camp in exactly one week to fly to Montreal for a pair of final exhibition games. And Terry Co...

    Blog | March 20, 2014
  6. Morning Briefing: Mets closed Wednesday

    Adam Rubin

    PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. FIRST PITCH: The Mets have their lone off-day of spring training Wednesday -- major and minor leaguers -- then gear up for a relatively intense final stretch before breaking camp. Terry Collins said priority No. 1 is gettin...

    Blog | March 19, 2014
  7. D-backs dispatch scout contingent to PSL

    Adam Rubin

    Getty ImagesThe D-backs have a pair of shortstops: Chris Owings and Didi Gregorius. PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. -- The most interesting sight on the back fields for Mets minor-league intrasquad games Tuesday was not newly demoted Noah Syndergaard pitchin...

    Blog | March 18, 2014
  8. Morning Briefing: Mets set for Strip

    Adam Rubin

    Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty ImagesThe Mets will play two games against the Chicago Cubs this weekend in Las Vegas.PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. FIRST PITCH: Half the Mets are jetting out of Florida on Friday. The Mets play split-squad games Saturday and Sunday ...

    Blog | March 14, 2014
  9. Morning Briefing: Relief for Lannan

    Adam Rubin

    PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. FIRST PITCH: John Lannan's best bet to make the Opening Day roster appears as a second bullpen left-hander alongside Scott Rice, but Lannan continues to be evaluated at as a starter, too. Lannan gets Wednesday's Grapefruit ...

    Blog | March 12, 2014
  10. Morning Briefing: Happy Noah Day!

    Adam Rubin

    Jeff Roberson/Associated PressNoah Syndergaard makes his Grapefruit League debut Monday at ESPN's Wide World of Sports.PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. FIRST PITCH: It's Noah Syndergaard Day! Syndergaard makes his Grapefruit League debut at 1:05 p.m. Monda...

    Blog | March 03, 2014
  11. Morning Briefing: Hours from 1st pitch

    Adam Rubin

    Brad Penner/USA TODAY SportsRafael Montero and Noah Syndergaard started opposite each other in the Futures Game. Now, a day after Syndergaard wowed in an intrasquad game, Montero takes the mound for the Grapefruit League opener.PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. ...

    Blog | February 28, 2014
  12. D-backs covet young catcher for extra SS

    Adam Rubin

    Getty ImagesLike the Mariners, the Diamondbacks have two MLB-ready shortstops: Chris Owings and Didi Gregorius.PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. -- While the trade attention has been on a potential match for the Mets in Seattle middle infielder Nick Franklin, the...

    Blog | February 26, 2014
  13. Wilmer to get legit look; Tejada SS for now

    Adam Rubin

    Adam RubinIt would be an upset, but Wilmer Flores is going to get a serious look at shortstop this spring training.PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. -- Terry Collins all but said Wednesday that Ruben Tejada is penciled in as the shortstop by default. Still, wh...

    Blog | February 26, 2014
  14. Morning Briefing: Strasburg at Citi 3/31

    Adam Rubin

    Tom Uhlman/Associated PressStephen Strasburg is expected to start on March 31 against the Mets at Citi Field, on Opening Day.PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. FIRST PITCH: It's Photo Day for the Mets on Wednesday in Port St. Lucie. There are two days until ...

    Blog | February 26, 2014
  15. Morning Briefing: Media training day!

    Adam Rubin

    Adam RubinIke Davis barked at a New York Post beat writer in the clubhouse on Monday.PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. FIRST PITCH: Coincidentally, the Mets have a media-training seminar on Tuesday morning for players. Then, they head outdoors for another day ...

    Blog | February 25, 2014
  16. Mets acknowledge potential Seattle match

    Adam Rubin

    Getty Images/Associated PressThe Mariners have two capable shortstops: Nick Franklin and Brad Miller. PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. -- A Mets insider acknowledged validity to an ESPNNewYork.com report about a potential match for the Mets in Seattle infield...

    Blog | February 24, 2014