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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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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.

Yankees routing Orioles like it's 2007

Less than 24 hours after beating the O's 14-4 on Friday night, the Yanks were at it again in a 13-5 blowout win Saturday afternoon. Those results mark the first time since 2007 that the Yankees have scored at least 13 runs in two straight games, the Elias Sports Bureau notes.

Adam Rubin ESPN Staff Writer 

Asdrubal Cabrera has an issue with the same knee that sent him to the disabled list. He had been on the DL for three weeks with a strained patellar tendon in his left knee. Cabrera had been hitting .455 (15-for-33) since returning, including a first-inning infield single Sunday before departing.

Adam Rubin ESPN Staff Writer 

Add Asdrubal Cabrera to the mounting injuries for the Mets. Cabrera departed Sunday's game in the first inning after gingerly advancing to second base on a single by Kelly Johnson. Cabrera had collided at first base with Philadelphia's Tommy Joseph earlier in the inning, when Cabrera reached on an infield single.

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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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