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  1. Harvey takes Ice Bucket Challenge

    Adam Rubin

    WASHINGTON -- Matt Harvey dunked himself in an ice-cold pool as part of the "Ice Bucket Challenge" to raise awareness of ALS. The challenge is helping generate attention for former Boston College baseball player Pete Frates' battle with Lou Gehrig...

    Blog | August 06, 2014
  2. Kyle gets save, raises eyebrows in tunnel

    Adam Rubin

    NEW YORK -- Sandy Alderson released Kyle Farnsworth with a week to go in spring training because the GM did not want to give the veteran reliever a $100,000 retention bonus to send him to the minors. Fast forward less than a month and the 38-year-...

    Blog | April 21, 2014
  3. TC wants EY Jr. to bunt more

    Adam Rubin

    PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. -- The Mets need Eric Young Jr. to raise his on-base percentage to be a viable leadoff hitter. And Terry Collins thinks that can be achieved if Young bunts more. Collins explained that since EY Jr. is not a home-run threat, it...

    Blog | February 18, 2014
  4. Ike settles for $3.5M -- gets $375k raise

    Adam Rubin

    Ike Davis #29 1B New York Mets 2013 STATS GM103 HR9 RBI33 R37 OBP.326 AVG.205 Ike Davis has avoided arbitration by settling with the Mets for $3.5 million. Davis earned $3.125 million last season, in his first year of arbitration elig...

    Blog | January 16, 2014
  5. Salary projection: Ike Davis

    Adam Rubin

    Julie Jacobson/Associated PressIke Davis should get a raise despite spending part of 2013 in Triple-A. Dan Masi and Jared Hand, representing Pace Law School in White Plains, won the sixth-annual Tulane National Baseball Arbitration Competiti...

    Blog | November 13, 2013
  6. Mets raise white flag, waver on Banner Day

    Adam Rubin

    Courtesy of New York Mets Cousins Olivia Nuzzo and Stephanie Giangrande show off the winning entry in the revival of Banner Day last May. After ESPN picked up the May 26 game at Citi Field against the Atlanta Braves and moved the Sunday start t...

    Blog | January 22, 2013
  7. Report: Mets approach banks to raise cash

    Adam Rubin

    Richard Sandomir in the Times reports Mets owners are trying to reorganize debt and increase loans in order to aid their cash flow. Writes Sandomir: Under one option, SNY, the team's lucrative cable network, would refinance its existing $450 milli...

    Blog | October 06, 2012
  8. Mets add Citi Field seats

    Adam Rubin

    Adam Rubin A look at the seats added in foul territory by the Mets' dugout. A comparable group of seats has been added on the visitors' dugout side. Citi Field has some new seats closer to the field during this homestand, which raises the question:...

    Blog | September 17, 2012
  9. Sources: Niese deal done pending physical

    Adam Rubin

    Jonathon Niese #49 SP New York Mets 2011 STATS GM27 W11 L11 BB44 K138 ERA4.40 Jon Niese, who is under the team's control for another four seasons, has agreed to a five-year, $25.5 million deal with two team options that can raise the val...

    Blog | April 04, 2012
  10. Jon Niese, New York Mets agree to 5-year, $25M deal

    Adam Rubin

    New York Mets left-hander Jon Niese, who is under the team's control for another four seasons, has agreed to a five-year, $25 million deal with two team options that can raise the value to $52 million, two sources told ESPNNewYork.com.

    Story | Conversation | April 04, 2012
  11. Wilpons raise $240M, settle debts

    Adam Rubin

    Fresh off a favorable settlement in the lawsuit trying to recover profits from Bernard Madoff's Ponzi scheme, the owners of the New York Mets had a pair of other positive developments become public Monday. A team official confirmed the organizatio...

    Blog | March 19, 2012
  12. Mets position-by-position primer

    Adam Rubin

    Sandy Alderson has joked about needing to raise money for gas to drive to Florida. The reality, though, is that the Mets have slashed their payroll from $143 million to $91 million or so. And that led to a quiet offseason. A look at where things s...

    Blog | February 13, 2012
  13. Now, late February for new minority owners

    Adam Rubin

    Newsday reports Tuesday the latest in a series of revised estimates about when the Mets may close on minority ownership shares. Sources tell the paper the Mets expect to raise $200 million -- 10 blocks at $20 million apiece -- by the end of Februa...

    Blog | January 31, 2012
  14. Sources -- New York Mets close to selling minority shares

    Adam Rubin

    The New York Mets expect to close on the sale of between four to seven minority shares in the next few weeks, sources familiar with the process told ESPNNewYork.com.

    Story | Conversation | January 11, 2012
  15. New York Mets make progress in raising $200 million

    Adam Rubin

    The New York Mets are making progress in their bid to raise roughly $200 million through selling minority ownership shares in the franchise, sources familiar with the sale told ESPNNewYork.com.

    Story | Conversation | November 17, 2011
  16. Trade raises questions about Mets' plans

    Adam Rubin

    The announcement of the trade of Francisco Rodriguez to the Milwaukee Brewers with cash for a pair of players to be named certainly leaves plenty of questions. Sandy Alderson will fill in blanks with a conference call with reporters Wednesday afterno...

    Blog | July 13, 2011