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  1. GM: Mets unlikely on Kang, Flores likely SS

    Adam Rubin

    NEW YORK -- Sandy Alderson suggested Tuesday that the Mets are "unlikely" to bid on South Korean shortstop Jung-Ho Kang. The GM added there's a "very high" probability Wilmer Flores is the Opening Day shortstop. "We've been looking at it. We've be...

    Blog | December 16, 2014
  2. Alderson preps fans for Flores at shortstop

    Adam Rubin

    SAN DIEGO -- Sandy Alderson continued to prepare Mets fans on Sunday for the "likelihood" Wilmer Flores is the Opening Day shortstop. Alderson added that trading a surplus starting pitcher from the group that includes Jonathon Niese, Dillon Gee and B...

    Blog | December 07, 2014
  3. Burning Questions: What's 2015 payroll?

    Adam Rubin

    NEW YORK -- Sandy Alderson spent last week engrossed in budget meetings. And while the Opening Day payroll likely will not please many Mets fans, the team's expenditure in 2015 certainly should increase from its level this past season. The bottom ...

    Blog | October 14, 2014
  4. Series preview: Mets at Phillies

    Adam Rubin

    Getty ImagesThe Mets will face A.J. Burnett, Cole Hamels and Kyle Kendrick in the opening three games of the series, as they did July 28-30 in New York.METS (54-61, fourth place/NL East) vs. PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES (52-63, fifth place/NL East) Frida...

    Blog | August 07, 2014
  5. Syndergaard saves Futures for U.S.

    Adam Rubin

    Elsa/Getty ImagesKevin Plawecki went 0-for-2 but drove in the opening run in the Futures Game. NEW YORK -- Noah Syndergaard's performance was worth the wait. The top prospect, who has struggled this season with Las Vegas, topped out at 97 mph w...

    Blog | July 13, 2014
  6. Series preview: Mets at Pirates

    Adam Rubin

    Getty ImagesThe Mets face Vance Worley, Brandon Cumpton and Gerrit Cole in the opening three games of a series at PNC Park.METS (36-42, fourth place/NL East) vs. PITTSBURGH PIRATES (39-39, fourth place/NL Central) Thursday: RHP Daisuke Matsuzaka (...

    Blog | June 26, 2014
  7. 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
  8. Chris Young sidelined with quad strain

    Adam Rubin

    Chris Young #1 CF New York Mets 2014 STATS GM- HR- RBI- R- OBP- AVG- NEW YORK -- Chris Young is out of the Opening Day lineup with a right quadriceps strain, Terry Collins said. The injury occurred in Montreal during the weekend. Coll...

    Blog | March 31, 2014
  9. Murph out of lineup; wife in labor

    Adam Rubin

    Daniel Murphy #28 2B New York Mets 2014 STATS GM- HR- RBI- R- OBP- AVG- NEW YORK -- Daniel Murphy is not in the Opening Day lineup. His wife has gone into labor with the couple's first child. Murphy's absence likely will allow Eric Yo...

    Blog | March 31, 2014
  10. 'Shocked' Matsuzaka left off roster

    Adam Rubin

    Eric Bolte/USA TODAY SportsDaisuke Matsuzaka found himself off the Opening Day roster despite tossing five scoreless innings Saturday against the Jays.MONTREAL -- Daisuke Matsuzaka officially will open the season with Triple-A Las Vegas, although he ...

    Blog | March 29, 2014
  11. Mets tentatively set Opening Day roster

    Adam Rubin

    MONTREAL -- Daisuke Matsuzaka has not made the Opening Day roster, in part because of roster maneuvering. Here is an unofficial look at the 25-man roster and DL to begin the season: Rotation Dillon Gee Bartolo Colon Zack Wheeler Jenrry Mejia ...

    Blog | March 29, 2014
  12. 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
  13. Lannan officially makes the club

    Adam Rubin

    Jeff Roberson/Associated PressJohn Lannan officially is on the 40-man roster. PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. -- Left-hander John Lannan officially is on the Opening Day roster ... as a reliever. Lannan, originally signed on a minor-league contract, was a...

    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. 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
  16. Sandy: Farnsworth may be re-signed

    Adam Rubin

    PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. -- Sandy Alderson confirmed that Kyle Farnsworth has been released, but may be re-signed within a few days. Alderson and assistant GM John Ricco informed Farnsworth on Sunday that he would not make the Opening Day roster. A...

    Blog | March 23, 2014