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  1. Morning Briefing: 2 days until deadline

    Adam Rubin

    FIRST PITCH: On a roll, the Mets turn to Dillon Gee on Tuesday at 7:10 p.m. to face the Philadelphia Phillies. Gee (4-3, 3.49 ERA) has allowed 10 runs in 10 innings in two starts since the All-Star break. He opposes left-hander Cole Hamels (5-5, 2...

    Blog | July 29, 2014
  2. Alderson refutes La Russa allegation

    Adam Rubin

    NEW YORK -- Sandy Alderson denied recollection on Monday of any alleged conversation in which Tony La Russa shared suspicions of steroid use by players during their days with the Oakland Athletics. "I spent a lot of time thinking about those kinds...

    Blog | July 28, 2014
  3. Morning Briefing: Sandy thrown under bus?

    Adam Rubin

    Associated PressBartolo Colon makes his final start before the non-waiver trade deadline on Monday.NEW YORK FIRST PITCH: Bartolo Colon makes his final start before Thursday's 4 p.m. non-waiver trade deadline when the Mets return home to face the P...

    Blog | July 28, 2014
  4. Morning Briefing: End of the road

    Adam Rubin

    FIRST PITCH: The Mets' second-half-opening road trip concludes Sunday in Milwaukee, and the Amazin's are a win away from a .500 record during the three-city excursion. Jacob deGrom (4-5, 3.01 ERA) looks to continue his stellar rookie campaign. DeG...

    Blog | July 27, 2014
  5. Sources: Mets eye SS, LF at deadline

    Adam Rubin

    Getty Images, AP ImagesThe Mets will listen on trades involving Bartolo Colon, don't seem likely to make a deal with the D-backs now given Tony La Russa's newness, and could acquire Javier Baez, industry sources predict. NEW YORK -- The Mets will lis...

    Blog | July 14, 2014
  6. Series preview: Mets vs. D-backs

    Adam Rubin

    Getty ImagesThe Mets are due to face Chase Anderson, Josh Collmenter and Bronson Arroyo this weekend.METS (21-25, fourth place/NL East) vs. ARIZONA DIAMONDBACKS (18-31, fifth place/NL West) Friday: RHP Bartolo Colon (3-5, 5.34) vs. RHP Chase Ander...

    Blog | May 23, 2014
  7. Morning Briefing: Trade brewing?

    Adam Rubin

    Mets prospect Steven Matz (above) displays a non-pitching talent. PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. FIRST PITCH: One more day of exclusively pitchers-and-catchers workouts. Then the full squad has its first official workout Saturday. Friday's news report...

    Blog | February 21, 2014
  8. Collins: Familia has closer's stuff

    Adam Rubin

    PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. -- Terry Collins' Thursday press conference included praise for reliever Jeurys Familia. Jeurys Familia #27 RP New York Mets 2013 STATS GM9 W0 L0 BB9 K8 ERA4.22 Familia, 24, had a 4.22 ERA in 10 2/3 innings ...

    Blog | February 20, 2014
  9. Seaver, celebs part of All-Star festivities

    Adam Rubin

    Frank Franklin II/Associated PressTom Seaver will throw out the ceremonial first pitch before Tuesday's All-Star Game. SAN FRANCISCO -- There will be no shortage of VIPs at the All-Star Game at Citi Field, including The Franchise. Tom Seaver wi...

    Blog | July 10, 2013
  10. Series preview: Mets at Braves

    Adam Rubin

    Getty Images/Associated Press The Mets face (l to r) Tim Hudson, Tommy Hanson and Ben Sheets during a weekend series at Turner Field. METS (46-40, third place/NL East) vs. ATLANTA BRAVES (46-39, second place/NL East) Friday: RHP Chris Young (2-2...

    Blog | July 13, 2012
  11. Mets morning briefing 7.11.12

    Adam Rubin

    After the NL All-Stars beat their AL counterparts Tuesday in Kansas City, Citi Field now officially is on the clock for the 2013 All-Star Game. The Mets reassemble to hold an afternoon workout Thursday in Atlanta. Today, Jason Bay (concussion) and...

    Blog | July 11, 2012
  12. Dickey-Ruiz combo works, Wright quiet

    Adam Rubin

    R.A. Dickey surrendered a leadoff single to Mike Trout upon entering with an eight-run lead in the sixth inning, and Trout swiped second base, but the 37-year-old knuckleballer eventually stranded the Angels phenom to post a scoreless frame in his fi...

    Blog | July 10, 2012
  13. Mets morning briefing 7.10.12

    Adam Rubin

    Three days until the Mets resume game action Friday in Atlanta ... Tuesday's news reports: * San Francisco's Matt Cain was announced as the NL's starting pitcher for tonight's All-Star Game by skipper Tony La Russa, not R.A. Dickey. Instea...

    Blog | July 10, 2012
  14. TLR explains snub, promises Dickey use

    Adam Rubin

    Associated Press/Getty Images Tony La Russa picked Matt Cain over R.A. Dickey as the NL All-Star starting pitcher. NL manager Tony La Russa said Matt Cain and R.A. Dickey were "equally legitimate" contenders to serve as the starting pitcher for the...

    Blog | July 09, 2012
  15. Report: La Russa passes on Dickey start

    Adam Rubin

    Matt Cain #18 SP San Francisco Giants 2012 STATS GM17 W9 L3 BB24 K118 ERA2.62 Tony La Russa has selected Matt Cain to start opposite Justin Verlander in Tuesday's All-Star Game in Kansas City, John Harper of the Daily News tweeted. Ca...

    Blog | July 09, 2012
  16. Mets morning briefing 7.9.12

    Adam Rubin

    Jon Niese allowed four first-inning runs and ultimately surrendered seven runs in seven innings as the Mets lost to the Cubs, 7-0, at Citi Field on Sunday. The Mets entered the All-Star break with a 46-40 record, exceeding many expectations, but off ...

    Blog | July 09, 2012