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Yoenis Cespedes crushed another home run yesterday. Terry Collins said on Friday that Cespedes would fight to stay in the lineup but the manager is giving his outfielder the day off today. Another July acquisition has had himself a big week.
He may have been disappointing in the middle of the lineup but Michael Cuddyer has taken on a large role in the clubhouse and it's not just the magic tricks.
Wilmer Flores has turned his season around since the July non-trade and has quietly been much better at shortstop.
Hansel Robles' return to the Mets was delayed yesterday by traffic in the Dominican.
Dan Warthen is back with the club, feeling better, and trying to stay out of the spotlight.
Around the NL East
The Nationals continue to slide down the tubes, falling to the Marlins 2-1. Adding injury to insult, Drew Storen's season is over due to a broken thumb suffered on Wednesday after he allowed Yoenis Cespedes' game-winning home run.
Christian Yelich has turned in a decent season after a dreadful start.
Around the Majors
David Ortiz popped home runs 499 and 500 yesterday. Cool!
Jose Fernandez won't pull a Matt Harvey with his innings total (give it a few months and check back in with Scott Boras, Jose).
This Date In Mets History
In 2010, a mystery man named Nick Evans, better known as "Who?", walked the Mets off.
Yesterday At AA
Joe Sokolowski shared the best quotes from the past week.
Kevin Palermo wonders what we do now that the Mets are good?
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