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Seth Lugo says his leg cramp is no concern and reacts to (0:50)
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Adam Rubin ESPN Staff Writer 

Seth Lugo says his leg cramp is no concern and reacts to his first major league win.

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De Aza shines in Mets' victory over Cardinals (1:24)
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Adam Rubin ESPN Staff Writer 

Alejandro De Aza reacts to his five-RBI game that also included a catch at the wall in the first inning.

Adam Rubin ESPN Staff Writer 

Triple-A Las Vegas beat up Tim Lincecum on Thursday night, tagging the ex-Giant for eight runs (five earned) in four innings. Brandon Nimmo had a two-run single and Kevin Plawecki had a two-run double against Lincecum and Salt Lake.

Adam Rubin ESPN Staff Writer 

Seth Lugo departed the game with what was labeled a right calf cramp.

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De Aza blows game open for Mets with three-run blast (0:24)

Rich Cimini ESPN Staff Writer 

Jets starting RT Breno Giacomini, on the PUP list with a back injury, addressed the media for the first time. He said he suffered a lower-back injury in June minicamp. He claimed to be making progress, but admitted he's at only "80 percent speed" right now. He didn't sound optimistic about opening Day, admitting regular-season PUP is a possibility. That would shelve him a minimum of six games. The original prognosis was six to eight weeks, from what I understand. Ben Ijalana and Brent Qvale are rotating at the position, but they're looking outside the organization as well, Todd Bowles said.

Rich Cimini ESPN Staff Writer 

Jets WR Brandon Marshall reflected on the 2015 offseason, when he practiced with Ryan Fitzpatrick for the first time. "He was terrible, he really was," Marshall said. "He was coming off a broken leg. There was a 5-yard hitch route and he'd throw it in the dirt. Everybody felt that way. We were like, 'What the heck? If Geno (Smith) goes down, we're in trouble.' That's how everybody felt. But he proved us wrong. He's pretty good."

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What could Manning do with Beckham and Cruz?

The Giants have yet to really find out. Odell Beckham Jr. and Victor Cruz have both been on the field for just 3 percent of Eli Manning's attempts over the last two seasons, with encouraging results in the small sample size.

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How do Mets rank in intangibles?

Spoiler alert: Yoenis Cespedes can hit the ball pretty far. But is he No. 1 in the power department? And is Jay Bruce among the worst baserunners in the league? Dan Szymborski breaks it down. Ranking "intangible" tools (Insider)

Rich Cimini ESPN Staff Writer 

Jets coach Todd Bowles said he's not sure if RT Breno Giacomini (back) will be ready for the opener. Considering adding a RT.

Adam Rubin ESPN Staff Writer 

Terry Collins believes there's merit giving Jacob deGrom extra rest before his next start. "To me it looks like he's getting run down," Collins said about deGrom, who has allowed a combined 13 runs and 25 hits in 9 2/3 innings over his last two starts. Collins said he will have to convene in New York with Sandy Alderson before making any decision.

Adam Rubin ESPN Staff Writer 

If Steven Matz is able to return off the DL on Tuesday, the Mets may use the opportunity to push back Jacob deGrom in the rotation to get extra rest. "To me it looks like he's getting run down," Terry Collins said about deGrom, who has allowed a combined 13 runs and 25 hits in 9 2/3 innings over his last two starts. Collins said he will have to convene in New York with Sandy Alderson before making any decision.

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Jay Bruce looking to return to lineup (0:46)
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Adam Rubin ESPN Staff Writer 

Jay Bruce has some tightness with his right calf while pushing off, but suggested he has made progress since departing Wednesday's game. He aims to return to the lineup Friday.

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How do Yankees rank in intangibles?

Yankees pitchers Tyler Clippard and Michael Pineda are performing differently from one another this season, but where does each rank in terms of inducing contact? Dan Szymborski breaks it down. Ranking "intangible" tools (Insider)

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