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Sabathia on point in win over Mariners (1:36)
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Cespedes makes fantastic catch at the wall (0:17)
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Mets top Cardinals for third straight win (1:09)

Adam Rubin ESPN Staff Writer 

Erik Goeddel is returning to the Mets from Triple-A Las Vegas. Jon Niese is headed to the disabled list with the left knee injury.

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Adam Rubin ESPN Staff Writer 

Jon Niese is headed to the doctor in New York on Wednesday. He is expected to land on the DL. He felt a pop in his knee and shooting pain down his left leg. He originally suffered the injury in June with Pittsburgh. Niese is unsure whether surgery will be required until Wednesday's exam.

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Adam Rubin ESPN Staff Writer 

Robert Gsellman reacts after earning the win in relief in his major league debut after Jon Niese abruptly departed with a knee injury.

Adam Rubin ESPN Staff Writer 

Terry Collins said he is unaware of any new discomfort with Yoenis Cespedes' right leg despite the appearance on TV of Cespedes having some difficulty.

Adam Rubin ESPN Staff Writer 

Terry Collins says Robert Gsellman would be the logical choice to start Sunday against the Phillies, especially if Jon Niese lands on the disabled list because of his left knee discomfort.

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Ellsbury's two-run shot gives Yanks lead (0:32)
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Flores has Mets up early with three-run home run (0:19)
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Ruggiano destroys baseball for Tuesday's longest homer (0:21)
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Richburg could have break out season

Weston Richburg moved back to center last season, where he flashed signs of being one of the league's top players at his natural position, writes Jordan Ranaan. Don't be surprised to see him named to the Pro Bowl and possibly All-Pro team. Players who could have breakout seasons in 2016

Marly Rivera ESPN Writer 

Flamethrower Dellin Betances was thrilled to meet Hall-of-Famer Ken Griffey Jr. today.

Adam Rubin ESPN Staff Writer 

Terry Collins expressed concern pregame about the status of Jon Niese's left knee. Well, Niese lasted only four batters -- allowing three to reach -- before departing with an escort from trainer Ray Ramirez on Tuesday at Busch Stadium. It matched the shortest start of Niese's career. He also lasted only one out at Texas on July 4, 2014, when he was struck in the lower back by a line drive. Robert Gsellman replaced Niese on Tuesday. It is Gsellman's MLB debut. The Mets chose not to use Monday's off day to skip Niese's start because of Steven Matz's shoulder issue and a determination Jacob deGrom could use extra rest.

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Are Mark Teixeira's injuries a concern?

If Teixeira, now a bench player, can put the neck and knee injuries behind him and thrill Yankees diehards with a few big moments in September, it will make for a more heartwarming send-off than the one enjoyed by Alex Rodriguez, Jerry Crasnick writes. Injury questions for contenders

Lineup: Yankees (63-61) at Mariners (67-57)

  • 1. Jacoby Ellsbury, CF (L)
  • 2. Didi Gregorius, SS (L)
  • 3. Gary Sanchez, DH (R)
  • 4. Starlin Castro, 2B (R)
  • 5. Mark Teixeira, 1B (S)
  • 6. Brian McCann, C (L)
  • 7. Aaron Judge, RF (R)
  • 8. Aaron Hicks, LF (S)
  • 9. Ronald Torreyes, 3B (R)
  • SP: CC Sabathia, LHP
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Marly Rivera ESPN Writer 

Ken Griffey Jr. joins the ESPN broadcast today for Yankees-Mariners on Tuesday Night Baseball!

Andrew Marchand ESPN Senior Writer 

The Yankees Gary Sanchez is batting third and DHing. Manager Joe Girardi had planned on giving the rookie sensation a day off, but Sanchez is hitting too well. Mark Teixeira is starting instead of Tyler Austin.

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