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  1. Bogaerts, Nava go deep in loss

    Walter Villa, Special to ESPNBoston.com

    JUPITER, Fla. -- The Red Sox have dropped five of their six exhibition games, including Wednesday's 8-6 loss to the St. Louis Cardinals, their third consecutive defeat. In games that counted last season, Boston never lost more than three straight ...

    Blog | March 05, 2014
  2. Takeaways: Ranaudo has work to do

    Walter Villa, Special to ESPNBoston.com

    JUPITER, Fla. -- There's little question that Red Sox prospect Anthony Ranaudo -- the Double A Eastern League's Pitcher of the Year last season -- has a bright future. It just wasn't very evident in Wednesday's 8-6 loss to the St. Louis Cardinals....

    Blog | March 05, 2014
  3. Unspectacular Red Sox debut for Capuano

    Walter Villa, Special to ESPN.com

    JUPITER, Fla. -- If this weren't spring training, left-hander Chris Capuano's Red Sox debut Wednesday against the St. Louis Cardinals might be a concern. He wasn't very efficient -- 37 pitches in just two innings and only 21 of them strikes. H...

    Blog | March 05, 2014
  4. Photogs capture Mets camp

    Adam Rubin

    Here are more photos from the personal Instagram accounts of Newsday photographer Alejandra Villa and Post photographer Anthony Causi:...

    Blog | February 26, 2014
  5. Newsday photog's Mets collection

    Adam Rubin

    Newsday photographer Alejandra Villa often puts Mets spring-training photos on Instagram. Here are a few shots:...

    Blog | February 23, 2014
  6. Cuban player struck with bat in wild brawl between Matanzas and V...

    A benches-clearing brawl in which a baseball player hit a rival in the face with a bat is the talk of the town in Cuba.

    Story | Conversation | February 18, 2014
  7. Bay's big day lifts Mets' spirits

    Walter Villa

    MIAMI -- The box score will show that Sunday's 5-1 Mets victory over the Marlins goes to Chris Young, but the veteran pitcher feels differently. "This is Jason Bay's win," Young said. Bay hit a first-inning grand slam Sunday to lead the Mets. ...

    Blog | September 02, 2012
  8. Rapid Reaction: Mets 5, Marlins 1

    Walter Villa

    MIAMI -- The Mets beat the Marlins 5-1 on Sunday afternoon for their seventh win in eight games. Jason Bay enjoyed his best day of the year, going 2-for-4 and driving in four runs with a first-inning grand slam. WHAT IT MEANS: The Mets moved withi...

    Blog | September 02, 2012
  9. Tejada looks to shake slump, finish strong

    Walter Villa

    MIAMI -- In part because English is his second language and in part because he is quiet by nature, Ruben Tejada isn't a media darling. But Mets manager Terry Collins made it clear on Sunday that he appreciates his 22-year-old shortstop. "He's got ...

    Blog | September 02, 2012
  10. This is not a typo: Grand slam for Bay

    Walter Villa

    MIAMI -- Jason Bay, who hadn't started a game since August 25 and hadn't had an extra-base hit since he homered on August 16, broke out in a big way in Sunday's first inning. Bay drove a 1-0 pitch from Mark Buehrle the opposite way for a grand sla...

    Blog | September 02, 2012
  11. Mets regaining that winning feeling

    Walter Villa

    MIAMI -- The New York Mets have won three straight series, which certainly doesn't erase what happened in the previous weeks when the team dropped six series in a row, including a four-game sweep at home to Colorado. Tracing it back further, the M...

    Blog | September 01, 2012
  12. Rapid Reaction: Mets 5, Marlins 3

    Walter Villa

    WHAT IT MEANS: The New York Mets won their third straight series with their 5-3 victory over the Marlins, improving to 63-70 on the season. POWER SURGE ENDED: The Mets had homered in seven straight games until failing to go yard on Saturday. It wa...

    Blog | September 01, 2012
  13. Ike's power starting to show

    Walter Villa

    MIAMI -- After a brutal first couple of months, Ike Davis has rebounded to rank sixth in Mets history for single-season home runs by a first baseman. Davis trails the fifth-ranking slugger on that list, Mo Vaughn, by one. Vaughn hit 26 in 2002. ...

    Blog | September 01, 2012
  14. Lutz hopes to make big impression

    Walter Villa

    MIAMI -- Zach Lutz is nothing if not realistic. The corner infielder, who was promoted to the major leagues on Saturday along with catcher Mike Nickeas, appears blocked from any significant playing time with the Mets. "I've got a superstar ahe...

    Blog | September 01, 2012
  15. Dickey 'A complete pitcher'

    Walter Villa

    MIAMI -- Long after all but two media members had cleared out out of the Mets clubhouse, Ike Davis finally emerged from the showers, seemingly surprised anyone wanted to talk to him. "R.A. (Dickey) is the story," Davis said. Davis had all three...

    Blog | August 31, 2012
  16. Rapid Reaction: Mets 3, Marlins 0

    Walter Villa

    WHAT IT MEANS: R.A. Dickey won his 17th game of the season, tying the Reds' Johnny Cueto for the major-league lead, as the Mets beat the host Marlins, 3-0. The Nationals' Gio Gonzalez was also bidding for this 17th win Friday night. Dickey allowed...

    Blog | August 31, 2012