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Mets keep teeing off at Citi Field

With four more home runs on Saturday, the Mets have already set a new club record for HRs in a season at Citi Field with 87, ESPN Stats & Info notes. They've also scored at least nine runs in three straight games for the first time since June 2012.

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Gary Sanchez's record HR by the numbers

With his fourth-inning solo shot off Orioles starter Dylan Bundy on Saturday, Sanchez became the first player in MLB history to have 11 homers in his first 23 games. The blast traveled 372 feet to right field, per ESPN's Home Run Tracker.

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Yoenis Cespedes keeps slugging away

Cespedes went deep again on Saturday, his fourth homer in eight games since being activated from the disabled list. He'll miss the Mets' series finale against the Phillies on Sunday with a quadriceps injury.

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Cabrera becoming king of Queens

Asdrubal Cabrera has 16 home runs this year, 11 of which have come at Citi Field. His blast on Saturday traveled 408 feet, per ESPN's Home Run Tracker.

Lineup: Yankees (67-61) vs. Orioles (70-59)

  • 1. Brett Gardner, LF (L)
  • 2. Aaron Hicks, CF (S)
  • 3. Gary Sanchez, DH (R)
  • 4. Mark Teixeira, 1B (S)
  • 5. Didi Gregorius, SS (L)
  • 6. Starlin Castro, 2B (R)
  • 7. Brian McCann, C (L)
  • 8. Aaron Judge, RF (R)
  • 9. Ronald Torreyes, 3B (R)
  • SP: CC Sabathia, LHP
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Saturday's longest home runs

Jose Abreu is back to swinging a power bat this month (seven homers) as evidenced by his 440-foot blast on Saturday. Randal Grichuk has also been hot, as his 430-foot shot was his sixth since being recalled to the majors on Aug. 11.

Adam Rubin ESPN Staff Writer 

Steven Matz indicated his session throwing off a mound on Sunday went well. That puts him on track to come off the DL and start Wednesday against the Marlins. Matz had been dealing with a mild shoulder strain.

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Gary Sanchez giving Yankees postseason optimism

Powered by Gary Sanchez, who homered again in Saturday's win, the Yankees pulled to within 2 1/2 games of the Orioles for the second AL wild-card spot.

Rich Cimini ESPN Staff Writer 

Jets QB snap counts from last night: Ryan Fitzpatrick 29, Christian Hackenberg 23, Bryce Petty 17, Geno Smith 11. Leaders among skill positions: Robby Anderson 68, Charone Peake 49, Zach Sudfeld 40. Matt Forte played 20 snaps in his debut. Rookie CB Juston Burris (42) led defensive players. Todd Bowles said he wanted to see Burris against top competition. TE Jace Amaro was dressed, but he didn't get into the game. He missed practice time with a groin injury.

Adam Rubin ESPN Staff Writer 

Here is the Mets lineup for Sunday's 1:10 p.m. ET series finale against the Phillies at Citi Field as Yoenis Cespedes (quad) and Neil Walker (back) sit: Jose Reyes - 3B Asdrubal Cabrera - SS Kelly Johnson - 2B Jay Bruce - RF Curtis Granderson - LF Alejandro De Aza - CF James Loney - 1B Travis d'Arnaud - C Robert Gsellman - RHP

Adam Rubin ESPN Staff Writer 

Yoenis Cespedes (quadriceps) and Neil Walker (back) both are dealing with injuries and are out of the lineup for Sunday's series finale against the Phillies.

Adam Rubin ESPN Staff Writer 

Here is the Phillies lineup for Sunday's 1:10 p.m. ET series finale against the Mets at Citi Field:

Adam Rubin ESPN Staff Writer 

Here are the pitching probables for the Mets-Marlins series at Citi Field: Monday: Rafael Montero vs. Jose Fernandez Tuesday: Seth Lugo vs. Tom Koehler Wednesday: Steven Matz vs. David Phelps Thursday: Bartolo Colon vs. Jose Urena

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