• From
    • To


252 results for "starter"

Page of 15
  1. Minors 4.16.14: Whalen wins 1st '14 start

    Adam Rubin

    LAS VEGAS 4, RENO 2: Allan Dykstra went 2-for-3 and drove in three runs. His fifth-inning RBI double staked the 51s to a 4-2 lead. Starter Logan Verrett allowed two runs in five innings. Miguel Socolovich tossed two scoreless relief innings. Jeff Wal...

    Blog | April 17, 2014
  2. Morning Briefing: TC on W: 'Needed badly'

    Adam Rubin

    Elsa/Getty ImagesLucas Duda produces the second of two homers Friday night against Mike Leake and the Cincinnati Reds.NEW YORK FIRST PITCH: Opening Day starter Dillon Gee gets his second pitching opportunity of the season when he opposes Cincinnat...

    Blog | April 05, 2014
  3. Ike gets 1st crack at 1B; all 3 to play

    Adam Rubin

    Ike Davis #29 1B New York Mets 2014 STATS GM- HR- RBI- R- OBP- AVG- NEW YORK -- Your Opening Day starter at first base for the Mets? It's Ike Davis. Terry Collins said he selected Davis because of his favorable career numbers against ...

    Blog | March 31, 2014
  4. Bunion may resolve fifth-starter's race

    Adam Rubin

    USA TODAY SportsJenrry Mejia starts Friday in Montreal, bunion-permitting, while Daisuke Matsuzaka starts Saturday.PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. -- The ultimate deciding factor in Jenrry Mejia versus Daisuke Matsuzaka for a rotation spot "absolutely" may be t...

    Blog | March 27, 2014
  5. Morning Briefing: Gee gets last tune-up

    Adam Rubin

    Courtesy of Dillon GeeOpening Day starter Dillon Gee, pictured with wife Kari Ann and son Hudson, gets his final spring-training tune-up Wednesday night.PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. FIRST PITCH: Opening Day starter Dillon Gee gets his final spring-trainin...

    Blog | March 26, 2014
  6. Dillon Gee named New York Mets' Opening Day starter

    Adam Rubin

    Dillon Gee formally has been named the Mets' Opening Day starter. He will start March 31 opposite Nationals ace Stephen Strasburg at Citi Field.

    Story | Conversation | March 24, 2014
  7. Morning Briefing: Can Dice-K lock up 5th?

    Adam Rubin

    PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. FIRST PITCH: One week from Opening Day, the Mets are winding down activity in Florida. Daisuke Matsuzaka, with the pressure on him to claim the fifth-starter's role, opposes St. Louis Cardinals right-hander Shelby Miller at...

    Blog | March 24, 2014
  8. Mejia makes strong case for rotation spot

    Adam Rubin

    USA TODAY SportsJenrry Mejia's strong showing Sunday continued to put pressure on presumptive fifth-starter Daisuke Matsuzaka.PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. -- Jenrry Mejia may end up on the short end of the fifth starter's race, but he clearly gave Mets offic...

    Blog | March 23, 2014
  9. Mets 9, Twins 1: Amazin's jump on Nolasco

    Adam Rubin

    FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Seven straight batters reached base against Ricky Nolasco in a seven-run first inning and the Mets cruised to a 9-1 win against the Minnesota Twins on Friday at Hammond Stadium. Opening Day starter Dillon Gee limited Minnesota ...

    Blog | March 21, 2014
  10. TC confirms Gee intended Opening starter

    Adam Rubin

    PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. -- Terry Collins has all but confirmed's report that Dillon Gee will be the Mets' Opening Day starter against the Washington Nationals on March 31 at Citi Field. Dillon Gee #35 SP New York Mets 2013 STA...

    Blog | March 20, 2014
  11. Murph out with ailing calf

    Adam Rubin

    Daniel Murphy #28 2B New York Mets 2013 STATS GM161 HR13 RBI78 R92 OBP.319 AVG.286 PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. -- Terry Collins has all of his projected starters in the lineup Thursday with one exception ... Daniel Murphy. Murphy told ESPNNe...

    Blog | March 20, 2014
  12. Mets 5, Tigers 4: Brown delivers, Soup hot

    Adam Rubin

    PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. -- Probable fifth-starter Daisuke Matsuzaka surrendered homers to Miguel Cabrera and Tyler Collins and was charged with four runs on seven hits and a walk in five innings, but the Mets rallied to beat the Detroit Tigers, 5-4, Tue...

    Blog | March 18, 2014
  13. New York Mets' Jonathon Niese leaves start with elbow discomfort

    Adam Rubin

    New York Mets left-hander Jonathon Niese abruptly departed Sunday's Grapefruit League game against the St. Louis Cardinals after two innings with elbow discomfort, casting doubt on his Opening Day availability.

    Story | Conversation | March 16, 2014
  14. Tigers may be landing spot for Drew

    Adam Rubin

    PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. -- The ultimate landing spot for Stephen Drew? It may very well be the Detroit Tigers. ESPN's Jim Bowden hears that may be the case, considering an injury to incumbent starter Jose Iglesias. Iglesias will miss most of 2014 ...

    Blog | March 15, 2014
  15. 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
  16. Cards 6, Mets 4: Lannan retires final 8

    Adam Rubin

    PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. -- John Lannan may be ticketed for the bullpen, but he made a pretty good case for the fifth-starter's role Wednesday. The southpaw retired the final eight batters he faced and limited the St. Louis Cardinals to two unearned r...

    Blog | March 12, 2014