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  1. Mayberry performance bonus breakdown

    Adam Rubin

    NEW YORK -- In addition to his $1.45 million base salary, John Mayberry Jr. can earn an additional $500,000 in performance bonuses based on plate appearances. The breakdown, via the Associated Press: Mayberry would get $50,000 apiece for plate app...

    Blog | December 16, 2014
  2. Harvey to earn $547k plus bonuses in '14

    Adam Rubin

    Via the Associated Press ... (The MLB minimum salary is $500,000.) NEW YORK -- Matt Harvey may not throw a single pitch this season, but he's already earned $60,000 in bonuses. The contract of the injured New York Mets star contains unusual pro...

    Blog | March 05, 2014
  3. Council approves project next to Citi Field

    Adam Rubin

    Via the Associated Press ... A $3 billion plan to turn a blighted 23-acre "valley of ashes" next to the New York Mets' stadium into retail, hotel and residential space won city council approval Wednesday. The New York City Council vote was the ...

    Blog | October 10, 2013
  4. Mets getting MLS soccer neighbor

    Adam Rubin

    A day after Mayor Mike Bloomberg foreshadowed an upcoming announcement of a new soccer stadium to be built adjacent to Citi Field, the Associated Press fills in the details: Major League Soccer hopes to announce plans in four to six weeks for a st...

    Blog | April 25, 2013
  5. Dickey glad to be with 'all-in' Toronto

    Adam Rubin

    Chris Young/Associated Press/The Canadian Press R.A. Dickey displays his jersey Tuesday at a press conference in Toronto, with GM Alex Anthopoulos. Here's the Associated Press recap of R.A. Dickey's formal press conference Tuesday in Toronto ... ...

    Blog | January 08, 2013
  6. Dickey to author children's books

    Adam Rubin

    R.A. Dickey #43 SP New York Mets 2012 STATS GM29 W18 L4 BB45 K195 ERA2.64 R.A. Dickey, who already has published his memoir, is now aiming for a younger audience. The Associated Press reports Dickey is partnering with Dial Books for Y...

    Blog | September 06, 2012
  7. Samuels sentenced to probation

    Adam Rubin

    Former Mets clubhouse manager Charlie Samuels, who agreed to a plea bargain, officially was sentenced Monday. Here's the Associated Press story: The New York Mets' former clubhouse manager has been sentenced to five years of probation. Charlie Sa...

    Blog | April 16, 2012
  8. Dykstra sentenced to 3 years

    Adam Rubin

    Lenny Dysktra appears headed to prison. Here's the news story, via the Associated Press ... Former New York Mets outfielder Lenny Dykstra has been sentenced to three years in a California state prison in a grand theft auto case. Dykstra was se...

    Blog | March 05, 2012
  9. Reyes, Pujols, Buehrle get Marlins offers

    Adam Rubin

    The Associated Press reports that Albert Pujols, Jose Reyes and Mark Buehrle have received formal offers from the Marlins. The report reads: The notoriously thrifty franchise, suddenly in the mood for a spending spree, declined to disclose details...

    Blog | November 11, 2011
  10. Young fan struck with foul ball

    Adam Rubin

    Here's the Associated Press story on a young fan struck with a foul ball at the end of Game 1 ... A young fan was hurt when he was hit in the face with a line drive during a game between the Florida Marlins and New York Mets on Monday. The boy ...

    Blog | August 29, 2011
  11. Paulino: Not 'til next week ... maybe

    Adam Rubin

    A day after Sandy Alderson expressed hope Ronny Paulino would be in camp this weekend, the catcher told the Associated Press in the Dominican Republic he will not arrive until next week at the earliest. Paulino's visa is being delayed because he n...

    Blog | March 03, 2011
  12. MLK III: interest blown out of proportion

    Adam Rubin

    Martin Luther King III told the Associated Press on Monday that his reported interest in the Mets is exaggerated. "This was blown up way out of proportion," he told the AP. "While I'm not leading a group and I'm not having direct conversations wit...

    Blog | January 31, 2011
  13. Bobby V to help run Connecticut city

    Adam Rubin

    Bobby Valentine, who will be a part of ESPN's Sunday Night Baseball crew this season, has another new job too ... helping run Stamford, Conn. Here's the Associated Press story: Former major league manager and current television baseball analyst Bo...

    Blog | January 14, 2011
  14. Series preview: Mets at Braves

    Adam Rubin

    Associated Press/Getty ImagesThe Mets are due to face Julio Teheran, Mike Minor and Ervin Santana this weekend at Turner Field.METS (73-80, fourth place/NL East) vs. ATLANTA BRAVES (76-76, second place/NL East) Friday: RHP Zack Wheeler (10-10, 3.6...

    Blog | September 18, 2014
  15. Alderson: Mets' talent better than record

    Adam Rubin

    Mark Humphrey/Associated Press Sandy Alderson suggested the Mets are better than their record. ATLANTA -- Sandy Alderson apparently does not subscribe to the sentiment that you are what your record says you are. Citing the fact the Mets have onl...

    Blog | July 02, 2014
  16. Series preview: Mets vs. Braves

    Adam Rubin

    Associated Press/USA TODAY SportsIdentical to the series at Turner Field, the Mets face Aaron Harang, Ervin Santana and David Hale this weekend in Queens. METS (8-7, third place/NL East) vs. ATLANTA BRAVES (10-5, first place/NL East) Friday: LHP ...

    Blog | April 17, 2014