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2016 Schedule
38-33, 2nd in NL East

Adam Rubin ESPN Staff Writer 

The Mets have internally talked about several positions for Jose Reyes. That includes the outfield. They've also discussed a utility role and being primarily being a third baseman or second baseman.

Adam Rubin ESPN Staff Writer 

Terry Collins acknowledged he's already discussed with his staff how the Mets would use Jose Reyes assuming he lands with the Mets. Reyes will become a free agent on Saturday at 1 p.m.

Adam Rubin ESPN Staff Writer 

Terry Collins hopes that Steven Matz can throw 110 pitches on Friday night against the Braves. Still, after Matz had elbow tightness in his last start, Collins said: "We'll keep a close eye on him."

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2hAdam Rubin

Friday's Mets-Braves lineups

The Mets welcome center fielder Yoenis Cespedes back to the lineup after two days to face Aaron Blair and the Braves.

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Adonis Garcia gets Addison Reed on 0-2

Garcia's two-run homer off Reed on Thursday came on an 0-2 pitch in the eighth inning. Two of Garcia's four home runs this season have been hit on that count. Meanwhile, Reed has allowed three HRs this year, and the last two have come on 0-2 counts, the Elias Sports Bureau notes.

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Braves, Nats giving Harvey fits this year

The best (Nationals) and worst (Braves) teams in the NL East have combined to score 22 earned runs in 30 1/3 innings (6.53 ERA) against the Mets' Matt Harvey this year. All other opponents have scored 22 ERs in 85 1/3 IP (3.60 ERA) against him, ESPN Stats & Info notes.

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Syndergaard: Felt discomfort in elbow, turned out to be nothing (1:06)
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Adam Rubin ESPN Staff Writer 

After rejoining the Mets on Thursday, Noah Syndergaard discusses what prompted him to get an MRI of his right elbow.

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11hAdam Rubin

Morning Briefing: Braves keep tormenting Mets

Steven Matz will try to halt the Mets' recent skid against the Braves as New York has now lost four in a row to the National League East's worst team.

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Garcia's late home run puts Braves past Mets (1:12)
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Conforto unleashes amazing throw (0:48)
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Conforto doesn't let the wall get in his way (0:23)
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Adam Rubin ESPN Staff Writer 

Yoenis Cespedes discusses the state of his sprained left wrist on Thursday at Turner Field. The injury required him to leave Wednesday's game against the Royals and prompted a cortisone injection.

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1dAdam Rubin

Thursday's Mets-Braves lineups

Matt Harvey looks to bounce back against the Braves as the Mets start a four-game series in Atlanta.

Team Stats

  • Batting
  • Pitching
Runs25928th
Batting Average.23329th
On Base Percentage.30724th
Slugging Percentage.40719th
Earned Run Average3.192nd
Quality Starts46Tied-4th
WHIP1.206th
BAA.24810th

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