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91 Applesauce - Mets lose their 91st, Wilpons purging Latin staff, Pelfrey's weird year, Valentine's flexible situation

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91 losses and counting. Just four more horror shows remaining.

Meet the Mets

Matt Pignataro reports that the Wilpons are trying to purge the Met organization of its Latin influence. Say what?

Toby Hyde weighs in on the whole Nick Evans bench riding thing.

Howard Megdal sticks up for Pelfrey on New York Baseball Digest. Fire Jerry Manuel argues that Pelfrey might be better if Dan Warthen dressed up as a clown... or just left. One thing is for sure, though, Pelfrey has thrown his last pitch for 2009.

Adam Rubin says that Alex Cora might be back next year.

Bobby Valentine says that his new ESPN contract will allow him to bail for managerial positions. He also was non-committal about the Mets.

Around the NL East

The Phillies staved off the Braves for one night, as Atlanta lost to Florida and Philadelphia beat Houston. Atlanta also fell one game further behind the Rockies.

Florida's loss eliminated them from the postseason.

Atlanta's surge has come without Jeff Francoeur. Coincidence?

There is a possibility that Atlanta could play two play-in games.

Beyond the Box Score takes a look at Nationals "outfielder" Adam Dunn.

Buzz around Miami is that the Marlins are looking to unload some of their talent.

Check out this amazing balk call from the Phillies-Astros game.

Around MLB

Colorado's wild card chase has gotten a little help from the umpires. Check out this non-catch.

Yankee Stadium will host Big East bowl games.

Chuck Knoblauch has been accused of choking his wife.

FanGraphs says that the 2009 Mariners could be the best defensive team in this decade.