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Ailing Mets fall back to uncertain reality

Despite rattling off six wins in seven games, the Mets' 5-1 loss to Philadelphia renewed concerns about the team's health for the rest of the season.

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Flores proves looks can deceive

Wilmer Flores, 24, has spent a third of his life as a member of the Mets' organization after the team signed him at age 16. Despite his youthful appearance, Flores played like a veteran in helping the Mets win the NL pennant last season. Baby-faced big leaguers

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Series preview: Mets vs. Marlins

Jose Fernandez has fared much worse on the road this season, but in three starts against the the Mets he is 2-0 with a 1.42 ERA.

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Reed takes Barclays, Fowler fades to 7th place

Patrick Reed picked up two victories in one day. He won The Barclays to assure himself a clear shot at the $10 million bonus in the FedEx Cup, and he easily secured a spot on his second straight

Gausman, Orioles blank Yankees (1:02)
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Fowler's finish keeps him out of Ryder Cup top 8

Needing a result of third place or better at The Barclays to claim one of the eight automatic spots on the Ryder Cup roster, Rickie Fowler will hope for a call from U.S. captain Davis Love III.

Rich Cimini ESPN Staff Writer 

The Jets released 11 players and placed WR Devin Smith (knee) on reserve/PUP list. It means he's shelved for at least six games. No surprises among the 11: K Ross Martin, G Jarvis Harrison (5th round pick, 2015), WR Kyle Williams, G Jesse Davis, C Kyle Friend, LB Deion Barnes, DT Shelby Harris, DE Helve Matungulu, RB Lache Seastrunk, RB Terry Williams, TE Jason Vander Laan. The roster stands at 78. They have to make three moves by Tuesday.

Rich Cimini ESPN Staff Writer 

Despite making a 55-yard field goal last night, the Jets' Ross Martin is out of a job. The undrafted rookie was released today by the team, a source confirmed. It means incumbent Nick Folk has withstood another challenge. Martin should attract interest from other teams. He impressed in practice, but had a couple of hiccups in the first two games. (First reported by

Adam Rubin ESPN Staff Writer 

Steven Matz will actually pitch Thursday, not Wednesday, according to Terry Collins. That makes a ton of sense, since rosters expand Thursday and it will spare a roster move.

Machado doing Machado things (0:32)
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Jacoby Ellsbury still has the speed

Despite only racking up 18 thefts so far this season, Ellsbury is still one of the fastest guys in the majors in terms of swiping bags. Where does he rank? Baseball Info Solutions provides the answer. Measuring baseball skills (Insider)

Ellis' first hit for Philadelphia knocks in two runs (0:24)
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Gary Sánchez repite en la Liga Americana

El receptor dominicano de los Yankees se ha convertido en una máquina de batear que tiene deslumbrada a la afición de la Gran Manzana. Leer

Trumbo smashes two-run shot extending O's lead (0:21)
Mets' Cabrera forced to leave game after collision (0:38)

Jordan Raanan ESPN Staff Writer 

Ben McAdoo says that "everything with the offensive line is correctable." He also pointed out it's more than just O-line. Needs more out of tight ends, Will Tye in particular.

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6hRoger Rubin

Cabrera joins Cespedes, Walker as wounded Mets

Manager Terry Collins said before Sunday's game that Yoenis Cespedes and Neil Walker would be out of the lineup, and Asdrubal Cabrera left in the bottom of the first inning with a sore left knee.

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Sanchez's HR binge makes for good trivia

Gary Sanchez's 11th home run came in his 81st MLB at-bat, matching the record for fewest ABs to reach 11 home runs. Who did he tie? Why, Shane Spencer, of course. A late-season sensation from the Joe Torre era, Spencer did it between 1998 and '99, per the Elias Sports Bureau.

1927 Yankees diary

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  • Immerse yourself in the 1927 Yankees

    "The Diary of Myles Thomas" is an experiment in storytelling, a genre we're calling real-time historical fiction. Experience the Roaring Twenties through the eyes of a mediocre pitcher on the greatest baseball team of all time.