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  1. Byrd on the move?

    AJ Mass

    The Philadelphia Phillies lineup for tonight's game against the New York Mets shows that Grady Sizemore will be starting in right field and batting sixth -- instead of Marlon Byrd. While that's not typically anything to raise any eyebrows, anytime...

    Blog | July 29, 2014
  2. Lagares' return raises outfield questions

    Danny Knobler | Special to

    NEW YORK -- The plan has been for Juan Lagares to return to the New York Mets on Thursday in Pittsburgh. And that means the plan for how manager Terry Collins uses his outfielders is about to become more complicated. "Good question," Collins said...

    Blog | June 25, 2014
  3. Juan Lagares returns to Citi Field

    Mike Mazzeo

    NEW YORK -- New York Mets centerfielder Juan Lagares returned to Citi Field on Wednesday. Lagares missed Tuesday night's game because he was in the Dominican Republic due to a death in his family. An aunt helped who raise him as a child passed away o...

    Blog | May 21, 2014
  4. Ike likes being on the Mets

    AJ Mass

    As Adam Rubin of ESPN New York reports, the New York Mets and Ike Davis have avoided arbitration, as the first baseman has settled on a deal worth $3.5 million, a raise of $375,000 from last year's disappointing campaign. However, as Anthony Rieb...

    Blog | January 17, 2014
  5. Mets shopping Daniel Murphy?

    Doug Mittler

    There were conflicting reports Monday on whether the New York Mets were looking to deal second baseman Daniel Murphy, who hit .286 last year and is due for a nice raise in his second year of arbitration. Once the Mariners signed Robinson Cano last...

    Blog | December 10, 2013
  6. Feldman's big day raises issues for Cubs

    Mike Mazzeo

    NEW YORK -- Chicago Cubs manager Dale Sveum wasn't cringing because Scott Feldman decided to slide head-first into third base. "Actually in his case, we're probably better off that he head-first dives because of [his] knee," Sveum said after Feld...

    Blog | June 15, 2013
  7. 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
  8. 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

    Story | Conversation | April 04, 2012
  9. 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
  10. New York Mets have commitments for seven of 10 minority ownership...

    The New York Mets have commitments for seven of the 10 ownership shares of $20 million each they are trying to sell to pay off debt and raise capital.

    Story | Conversation | February 22, 2012
  11. 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
  12. 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

    Story | Conversation | January 11, 2012
  13. 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

    Story | Conversation | November 17, 2011
  14. New York Mets pitcher R.A. Dickey to climb Mount Kilimanjaro

    Mike Mazzeo

    New York Mets knuckleballer R.A. Dickey is going to climb Mount Kilimanjaro -- even if his team isn't all that thrilled about the potentially dangerous adventure.

    Story | Conversation | November 02, 2011
  15. MLB - The Cincinnati Reds will soon be forced to decide on the fu...

    Buster Olney

    Buster Olney writes that a tricky situation is brewing in Cincinnati with first baseman Joey Votto. He will soon earn a huge raise and could be too expensive for the Reds. Plus, notes on the ALCS, NLCS, Theo Epstein in Chicago and more.

    Blog | Conversation | October 09, 2011
  16. Wright sponsors charity night

    The David Wright Foundation will host its 5th annual Las Vegas Night Thursday, June 2 at Bridgewaters at the South Street Seaport in Manhattan to raise money and build awareness for children's causes including the Ronald McDonald House of New York Ci...

    Blog | May 13, 2011