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  1. TC appears on manager of year ballot

    Adam Rubin

    PHOENIX -- Terry Collins appeared on one ballot for NL Manager of the Year. ESPN Chicago's Jesse Rogers placed Collins third on his ballot. Thirty ballots were cast. Washington's Matt Williams won the award, topping runner-up Clint Hurdle of th...

    Blog | November 11, 2014
  2. Abreu playing days not quite over

    Adam Rubin

    NEW YORK -- Veteran Bobby Abreu appreciated the sendoff from the Citi Field crowd after he singled in the fifth inning and was removed for a pinch runner. Abreu, who is retiring, received a standing ovation from the Mets faithful. "The way that...

    Blog | September 28, 2014
  3. Minors 9.12.14: B-Mets win title!

    Adam Rubin

    BINGHAMTON 2, RICHMOND 1: Pinch hitter Jayce Boyd's RBI double plated pinch runner Boyd Gavin Cecchini in the bottom of the ninth as Binghamton notched its first Eastern League title since 1994 with a walk-off win. Binghamton swept the best-of-...

    Blog | September 12, 2014
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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