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  1. Minors 7.24.14: Plaia homer lifts Gnats

    Adam Rubin

    TACOMA 5, LAS VEGAS 4: Danny Muno produced a ninth-inning sacrifice fly to pull the 51s within a run against Todd Coffey, but the Mets left pinch runner Cesar Puello on first base when Juan Centeno lined out. Brandon Allen's two-run homer in the four...

    Blog | July 24, 2014
  2. Matsuzaka laments shaking off d'Arnaud

    Adam Rubin

    PITTSBURGH -- Daisuke Matsuzaka said he owed an apology to Travis d'Arnaud. D'Arnaud had called for a fifth-inning changeup to Gregory Polanco with two runners in scoring position after a passed ball. Matsuzaka, changing goals from coaxing a doubl...

    Blog | June 26, 2014
  3. Minors 5.23.14: Plawecki sizzling in May

    Adam Rubin

    SACRAMENTO 6, LAS VEGAS 5: Stephen Vogt delivered a go-ahead two-run homer against Buddy Carlyle in the eighth after Carlyle inherited a runner at third base from Zack Thornton. Josh Satin went 2-for-4 with a homer and two RBIs in the loss. Matt den ...

    Blog | May 23, 2014
  4. Minors 4.27.14: Taijeron HR in big inning

    Adam Rubin

    TACOMA 5, LAS VEGAS 4: With two runners on base in the bottom of the ninth, Logan Kensing struck out Andrew Brown to end the comeback threat and game. Las Vegas fell to 18-6 on the season. Starter Logan Verrett allowed five runs (three earned) in fiv...

    Blog | April 27, 2014
  5. Rapid Reaction: Nats 9, Mets 7 (10)

    Adam Rubin

    NEW YORK -- Still 90 wins to go. Jeurys Familia surrendered a tiebreaking sacrifice fly to Ian Desmond after allowing two singles and having the runners advance on Travis d'Arnaud's passed ball, and John Lannan subsequently surrendered a three-run...

    Blog | March 31, 2014
  6. Lannan relief encore another success

    Adam Rubin

    PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. -- Left-hander John Lannan passed another test in his transition to a relief role. For the first time in his pro career, Lannan entered mid-inning and inherited runners on base. It also marked his first time working on consecu...

    Blog | March 24, 2014
  7. Daisuke Matsuzaka defends Dan Warthen of New York Mets after his ...

    Adam Rubin

    Right-hander Daisuke Matsuzaka continued to solidify his standing as the New York Mets' fifth-starter front-runner. He also defended Dan Warthen in limited comments reacting to the pitching coach's use of an Asian slur.

    Story | Conversation | March 13, 2014
  8. Recker OK with new blocking rules

    Adam Rubin

    PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. -- Catcher Anthony Recker supports the new rules for catchers blocking the plate, which came after a compromise between the players' union and MLB. Essentially, catchers without the ball need to provide a lane for the runner t...

    Blog | February 25, 2014
  9. Minors 9.6.13: Matz dominant in clincher

    Adam Rubin

    LAS VEGAS 3, SALT LAKE 2: Cory Wade inherited runners on the corners with one out in Lawley the eighth from Chris Schwinden and ultimately recorded the final five outs without surrendering a run as the 51s avoided elimination. Salt Lake now lea...

    Blog | September 06, 2013
  10. Minors 8.18.13: DeGrom dominates Bees

    Adam Rubin

    LAS VEGAS 6, SALT LAKE 3: Jacob deGrom took a perfect-game bid into the sixth before deGrom surrendering a leadoff single to Roberto Lopez. An inning later, deGrom issued a leadoff walk and double and departed with both runners in scoring posit...

    Blog | August 18, 2013
  11. Rac gets call to pitch to Wright in Derby

    Adam Rubin

    Scott Rovak/US PresswireDavid Wright finished as the runner-up in the 2006 Home Run Derby in Pittsburgh. PITTSBURGH -- Bullpen catcher Dave Racaniello will throw to David Wright in Monday's Home Run Derby at Citi Field. Racaniello had been slat...

    Blog | July 13, 2013
  12. Wright to participate in Home Run Derby

    Adam Rubin

    David Wright #5 3B New York Mets 2013 STATS GM59 HR8 RBI34 R31 OBP.373 AVG.279 NEW YORK -- For the first time since finishing as the runner-up in 2006, David Wright will participate in the Home Run Derby. The event will be televised by E...

    Blog | June 11, 2013
  13. Rapid Reaction: Cardinals 4, Mets 2

    Adam Rubin

    WHAT IT MEANS: Oops, they did it again. Inheriting runners on the corners from Shaun Marcum with two outs in the seventh inning and the score tied, Scott Rice tossed a wild pitch that allowed Daniel Descalso to race home from third with the go-ahe...

    Blog | May 15, 2013
  14. Minors 5.7.13: Pina homers twice for Gnats

    Adam Rubin

    LAS VEGAS 3, ROUND ROCK 2: The 51s enjoyed a walk-off win as pinch-runner Brian Bixler scored from second on a strikeout. Catcher Robinson Chirinos threw to first baseman Chris McGuiness to complete a Zach Lutz strikeout after the pitch went to the b...

    Blog | May 07, 2013
  15. Marcum again fails to complete 5 innings

    Adam Rubin

    ATLANTA -- Along with the bright spots on Friday night, which included David Wright delivering a game-tying homer and Bobby Parnell stranding an inherited runner at third base in the ninth, there also were areas with room for improvement. Sh...

    Blog | May 04, 2013
  16. Hitting coach Hudgens: Don't panic

    Adam Rubin

    MIAMI -- Hitting coach Dave Hudgens' message to players as the Mets' offense went into hibernation for a week? Don't panic. Stick with the plan. "It's not the first time I've been involved with a team that hasn't hit with runners in scoring pos...

    Blog | May 02, 2013