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It's been a long time for Victor Cruz

Cruz hasn't played in a regular-season game in more than 22 months. During that span, 23 different Giants have caught passes, including second-year O-lineman Ereck Flowers (whose grab went for an 11-yard loss).

Lineup: Yankees (65-61) vs. Orioles (70-67)

  • 1. Brett Gardner, LF (L)
  • 2. Jacoby Ellsbury, CF (L)
  • 3. Gary Sanchez, C (R)
  • 4. Mark Teixeira, DH (S)
  • 5. Didi Gregorius, SS (L)
  • 6. Starlin Castro, 2B (R)
  • 7. Chase Headley, DH (S)
  • 8. Aaron Judge, RF (R)
  • 9. Ronald Torreyes, 3B (R)
  • SP: Luis Cessa, RHP
  • Daily lineups

Adam Rubin ESPN Staff Writer 

Here's the Mets lineup for Friday's 7:10 p.m. ET series opener against the Phillies at Citi Field. Jay Bruce returns from calf tightness. Jose Reyes - 3B Asdrubal Cabrera - SS Yoenis Cespedes - LF Neil Walker - 2B Wilmer Flores - 1B Jay Bruce - RF Justin Ruggiano - CF Travis d'Arnaud - C Bartolo Colon - RHP

Mark Simon ESPN Staff 

Mets manager Terry Collins said he hadn't talked to GM Sandy Alderson yet but said "there's a pretty good chance" that Jacob deGrom will skip his next start. DeGrom has had rough outings against both the Giants and Cardinals in his last two starts. Alderson said the Mets studied TrackMan data and found some of DeGrom's pitches are lacking the movement they typically have. "When he's had time off, he's bounced back and been dominant," Collins said.

Adam Rubin ESPN Staff Writer 

Here is the Phillies lineup for Friday's 7:10 p.m. ET series opener against the Mets at Citi Field. Hernandez, 2B Altherr, LF Franco, 3B Howard, 1B Rupp, C Herrera, CF Galvis, SS Bourjos, RF Morgan, LHP

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Wallace Matthews ESPN Staff Writer 

Brian McCann out of the Yankees lineup tonight against Yovani Gallardo, a right-hander for tonight's opener against the Baltimore Orioles. Here's the Yankees lineup: Gardner lf, Ellsbury cf, Sanchez c, Teixeira 1b, Gregorius ss, Castro 2b, Headley DH, Judge rf, Torreyes 3b, Cessa p

Adam Rubin ESPN Staff Writer 

Mets farmhands Champ Stuart and Blake Taylor will represent Great Britain and Ty Kelly, Tyler Herron and Josh Zeid will represent Israel in a World Baseball Classic qualifying tournament at Brooklyn's MCU Park Sept. 22-25. Ex-Mets Ike Davis and Josh Satin also will play for Israel. Brazil and Pakistan also are involved in the four-team tournament.

Adam Rubin ESPN Staff Writer 

T.J. Rivera has returned to Las Vegas with the activation of Neil Walker from paternity leave. Walker's wife Niki gave birth to the couple's first child, daughter Nora Vail, on Tuesday morning.

Adam Rubin ESPN Staff Writer 

Mets farmhands Champ Stuart and Blake Taylor will represent Great Britain and Ty Kelly, Tyler Herron and Josh Zeid will represent Israel in a World Baseball Classic qualifying tournament at Brooklyn's MCU Park Sept. 22-25. Ex-Met Josh Satin also will play for Israel. Brazil and Pakistan also are involved in the four-team tournament.

Adam Rubin ESPN Staff Writer 

Mets farmhands Champ Stuart and Blake Taylor will represent Great Britain and Tyler Herron and Josh Zeid will represent Israel in a World Baseball Classic qualifying tournament at Brooklyn's MCU Park Sept. 22-25. Ex-Met Josh Satin also will play for Israel. Brazil and Pakistan also are involved in the four-team tournament.

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Darron Lee can do it all for New York

Positionless terrors on defense are the league's favorite new trend. Former NFL safety Matt Bowen has a name for them, and Lee ranks higher than all but two others among rookies. Ranking monsterbacks (Insider)

Mark Simon ESPN Staff 

Rosters were announced for the Brooklyn World Baseball Classic Qualifier and the team with the greatest Mets flavor is Team Israel. Among those on the team are former first baseman Ike Davis, former infielder Josh Satin and 2016 Met Ty Kelly. Davis is currently a free agent after a brief stint with the Yankees. Satin retired in June after time in Triple-A with the Padres. Team Israel plays its first game on Sep. 23 at MCU Park.

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Greatest defensive class ever?

Muhammad Wilkerson is one of the league's best defenders, but he's hardly the only defensive stud from the 2011 draft class. Is that group on pace to be the best ever? Bill Barnwell explores

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Series preview: Mets vs. Phillies

The Mets visit the fourth-place Phillies, who are now down to just Ryan Howard from their 2007 "team to beat" squad.

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.