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  1. Mets sign 2 teen Venezuelan shortstops

    Adam Rubin

    ATLANTA -- The Mets announced that they have signed Venezuelan shortstops Yoel Romero and Edgardo Fermin as the period for signing international 16-year-olds begins. The @mets have signed Yoel Romero, SS from Venezuela #July2nd pic.twitter.com/yM6...

    Blog | July 02, 2014
  2. TC: Pitchers deserve Bobby Abreu in lineup

    Adam Rubin

    PHILADELPHIA -- Bobby Abreu was recruited by the Mets this past offseason after playing winter ball in Venezuela for the Dave Hudgens-managed Caracas Lions. Abreu instead elected to sign with the Philadelphia Phillies, where he had played for nine...

    Blog | May 31, 2014
  3. Abreu joins Mets, will play some outfield

    Adam Rubin

    NEW YORK -- Bobby Abreu spent last season at home in Venezuela, out of baseball. Then, around the MLB All-Star break, he started training for the winter-ball season in his native country, trying to revive his career. He certainly caught the eye of...

    Blog | April 21, 2014
  4. Rookie Tovar didn't expect chance in '13

    Adam Rubin

    PHILADELPHIA -- Wilfredo Tovar had spent two weeks after Double-A Binghamton's season ended in his native Venezuela. So Tovar never did expect to be in Philadelphia on Sunday afternoon, producing his first major league hit against Cliff Lee to dri...

    Blog | September 22, 2013
  5. Duda may be Venezuela-bound for winter

    Adam Rubin

    Getty ImagesLucas Duda and, possibly, Matt den Dekker will play winter ball to make up for lost at-bats.PHILADELPHIA -- Lucas Duda told ESPNNewYork.com that he may play winter ball in Venezuela to make up for lost at-bats from an injury-plagued seaso...

    Blog | September 20, 2013
  6. View from Philly: Tovar joins Mets

    Adam Rubin

    Adam Rubin Shortstop Wilfredo Tovar took part in early batting practice Friday at Citizens Bank Park after joining the Mets. Tovar traveled to Philadelphia from his native Venezuela via Miami. He had been taking grounders and running with winter-bal...

    Blog | September 20, 2013
  7. Dave Hudgens to manage in Venezuela

    Adam Rubin

    LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. -- Mets hitting coach Dave Hudgens will return to Venezuela next winter to manage the Caracas Lions, the club announced. Hudgens managed the club to a championship in 2009-10. He also managed there the following season befor...

    Blog | March 15, 2013
  8. Niese tops Tigers, lined up for opener

    Adam Rubin

    LAKELAND, Fla. -- After facing a stacked Venezuela lineup in his previous start, Jonathon Niese found the formidable Detroit Tigers not quite as imposing. Niese tossed 4 2/3 scoreless innings, limiting Detroit to four walks and one hit -- a one-ou...

    Blog | March 11, 2013
  9. Morning briefing: K-Rod wants reunion

    Adam Rubin

    PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. FIRST PITCH: Matt Harvey gets the Grapefruit League start today as the Mets face the Miami Marlins at 1:10 p.m. at Tradition Field. Greg Burke and Brandon Lyon also are scheduled to pitch. The Marlins are scheduled to start...

    Blog | March 07, 2013
  10. Venezuela 14, Mets 10: Cabrera unloads

    Adam Rubin

    PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. -- Miguel Cabrera slugged homers against Carlos Torres and Elvin Ramirez in consecutive innings and Venezuela's World Baseball Classic entrant built a huge lead en route to a 14-10 win against the Mets at Tradition Field on Wedne...

    Blog | March 06, 2013
  11. Sojo: Johan 'very sad' about missing WBC

    Adam Rubin

    Adam Rubin Johan Santana fools around with former Twins teammate Juan Rincon and other members of Team Venezuela before Wednesday's exhibition. PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. -- Venezuelan manager Luis Sojo spotted Terry Collins at Tradition Field on Wednesd...

    Blog | March 06, 2013
  12. Marlon Byrd getting center attention

    Adam Rubin

    Adam Rubin Marlon Byrd is starting in center field on Wednesday against Venezuela. PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. -- Terry Collins' lineup for today's exhibition against Team Venezuela has Marlon Byrd in center field and Mike Baxter in right field. Co...

    Blog | March 06, 2013
  13. Morning briefing: Piazza's Mets isolation

    Adam Rubin

    Julio Cortez/Associated Press Miguel Cabrera and Team Venezuela visit Tradition Field this afternoon. PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. FIRST PITCH: A day after the death of Venezuela president Hugo Chavez, the Mets face that country's World Baseball Classic...

    Blog | March 06, 2013
  14. Johan unlikely for WBC at Mets' behest

    Adam Rubin

    Phelan M. Ebenhack/Associated Press Johan Santana represented Venezuela in the World Baseball Classic in 2006, but is unlikely for 2013. PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. -- The New York Mets have informed left-hander Johan Santana that the organization pre...

    Blog | February 15, 2013
  15. Johan Santana of New York Mets unlikely to pitch in World Basebal...

    Adam Rubin

    New York Mets left-hander Johan Santana unlikely to pitch in World Baseball Classic.

    Story | Conversation | February 15, 2013
  16. Alderson notes he can nix Santana in WBC

    Adam Rubin

    Phelan M. Ebenhack/Associated Press Johan Santana represented Venezuela in the World Baseball Classic in 2006. PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. -- Sandy Alderson noted Wednesday that the Mets have veto power over whether Johan Santana pitches in the World ...

    Blog | February 13, 2013