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Andrew Marchand ESPN Senior Writer 

Struggling reliever Chasen Shreve is going on the DL with a shoulder issue. He is being checked by doctors to figure out the severity.

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Jim Bowden ESPN Senior Writer 

Does Matt Harvey have shoulder weakness or fatigue? Why do I ask? Innings 1-3 his ERA is 3.03; innings 4-6 his ERA is 9.89. Pitches 1-25 opponents hit .212 against him and pitches 51-75 they bat .424 against him. In addition, velocity of all pitches decline accordingly. Pitch selection 2nd and 3rd time around the lineup could be a factor but not enough to explain the vast differential. These facts should not be ignored by the Mets in diagnosing his struggles.

Andrew Marchand ESPN Senior Writer 

As expected, Mark Teixeira is out of the lineup with neck spasms. Teixeira did not start Wednesday night and has received a cortisone shot to try to deal with the issue. Backup catcher Austin Romine is playing first with lefty J.A. Happ on the mound for the Blue Jays.

Andrew Marchand ESPN Senior Writer 

Alex Rodriguez is back in the lineup on Thursday afternoon. A-Rod has been on the DL since May 4th with a strained hamstring. The Yankees have gone 14-7 without Rodriguez. They were 8-16 with him to begin the season. A-Rod is batting fifth in the order against lefty J.A. Happ.