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  1. Mets invent, implement 'Bases Per Out' stat

    Adam Rubin

    NEW YORK -- Terry Collins defines the Mets' hitting philosophy as: "It's not about when you swing, it's about the damage you do when you swing. It's not early in the count necessarily. It's not deep in counts. It's when you get a ball that you can hi...

    Blog | April 17, 2014
  2. GM expects 1st base juggling to continue

    Adam Rubin

    Getty ImagesIke Davis, Lucas Duda and Josh Satin should be unaffected by Friday's roster decision.PHOENIX -- The Mets need to clear a roster spot Friday when Chris Young returns from the disabled list. Still, GM Sandy Alderson offered no indication t...

    Blog | April 16, 2014
  3. Five observations about the Mets

    Adam Rubin

    NEW YORK - One week after Opening Day, and with the first homestand now in the books, here are five observations about the 2-4 New York Mets: 1. Strikeout record in jeopardy. The Mets set a franchise record for strikeouts a season ago with 1,384. ...

    Blog | April 07, 2014
  4. Rapid Reaction: Nats 8, Mets 2

    Adam Rubin

    NEW YORK -- Ninety wins? How about one? Daniel Murphy committed two errors in his return from paternity leave and the bullpen torched any chance of a late comeback as the Washington Nationals completed a sweep of the Mets with an 8-2 victory Thurs...

    Blog | April 03, 2014
  5. Homeland Security chief awards Mets

    Adam Rubin

    Adam RubinDepartment of Homeland Security secretary Jeh Johnson presents Mets owner Jeff Wilpon with a Rick Rescorla National Award for Resilience for the ballclub's assistance in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy. Rescorla died on Sept. 11 while atte...

    Blog | April 03, 2014
  6. Morning Briefing: Wheels up for '14 debut

    Adam Rubin

    Chris Trotman/Getty ImagesZack Wheeler makes his season debut Thursday afternoon opposite Jordan Zimmermann.NEW YORK FIRST PITCH: Zack Wheeler wanted the Opening Day start. He draws just as tough an assignment in Game 3. In Thursday's 1:10 p.m....

    Blog | April 03, 2014
  7. Morning Briefing: The day after ...

    Adam Rubin

    Elsa/Getty ImagesJohn Lannan reacts after serving up a three-run homer to Anthony Rendon in the 10th inning on Opening Day.NEW YORK FIRST PITCH: The Mets take a pause after an Opening Day loss before regrouping for Game 2 of the season. Bartolo...

    Blog | April 01, 2014
  8. Sandy Alderson of New York Mets says 90-win goal wasn't a guanant...

    Adam Rubin

    General manager Sandy Alderson did not shy away Monday from his now-public ambition for the New York Mets to win 90 games this season. Still, Alderson stopped short of offering any assurances.

    Story | Conversation | March 31, 2014
  9. Morning Briefing: Tomorrow, tomorrow ...

    Adam Rubin

    Howard Simmons/NY Daily News Archive via Getty ImagesFour of the late Ralph Kiner's children will be on hand at Citi Field on Monday when the Mets honor the Hall of Famer and legendary broadcaster.MONTREAL FIRST PITCH: Opening Day is only a day aw...

    Blog | March 30, 2014
  10. Scout's take: Vet analyzes Mets

    Adam Rubin

    MONTREAL -- What does a rival scout assigned to tracking the Mets think about the ballclub? Here's the uncensored opinion from a veteran of the business ... Infield Jeff Roberson/Associated PressRuben Tejada remains the Opening Day shorts...

    Blog | March 29, 2014
  11. Morning Briefing: The final countdown

    Adam Rubin

    MONTREAL FIRST PITCH: The Mets play their final 2014 exhibition game Saturday with a 1:05 p.m. first pitch against the Toronto Blue Jays at Olympic Stadium. Daisuke Matsuzaka opposes Jays right-hander Brandon Morrow. The 1994 Montreal Expos,...

    Blog | March 29, 2014
  12. Sandy Carter praises 'beautiful' tribute

    Adam Rubin

    Adam RubinWidow Sandy Carter and daughter Kimmy Bloemers address the media at Olympic Stadium after a moving pregame tribute to the late Gary Carter.MONTREAL -- Ten years after the Montreal Expos played their final game at Olympic Stadium, Major Leag...

    Blog | March 28, 2014
  13. Morning Briefing: Getaway Day!

    Adam Rubin

    PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. FIRST PITCH: The Mets are set to bolt from Florida late Thursday afternoon. After completing Grapefruit League play with a 12:05 p.m. game against the Washington Nationals at Tradition Field (ESPN/SNY), the Amazin's head to...

    Blog | March 27, 2014
  14. Sandy confirms Ike and Duda make team

    Adam Rubin

    VIERA, Fla. -- The Mets are planning to carry Ike Davis and Lucas Duda on the Opening Day roster, Sandy Alderson confirmed. The GM noted that the Mets have the DH in Anaheim the second week of the season, which could allow both to simultaneously b...

    Blog | March 25, 2014
  15. Lagares to get first crack over EY Jr.?

    Adam Rubin

    Juan Lagares #12 CF New York Mets 2013 STATS GM121 HR4 RBI34 R35 OBP.281 AVG.242 VIERA, Fla. -- Did Sandy Alderson tip his hand that Juan Lagares would get the first crack to be the regular outfielder over Eric Young Jr.? Quite possib...

    Blog | March 25, 2014
  16. Relief off table for Jenrry Mejia

    Adam Rubin

    PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. -- Sandy Alderson acknowledged relief is off the table as a consideration for Jenrry Mejia, so it's essentially Daisuke Matsuzaka or Mejia making the Opening Day roster in the rotation. Alderson said the Mets would wait until ...

    Blog | March 25, 2014