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Headley crushes longest homer of the day at 453 feet (0:24)
Kiermaier leaps way up for catch (0:42)
Casali smacks two-run homer (0:22)
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3hWallace Matthews

Yankees' A-Rod situation is becoming untenable

Yankees manager Joe Girardi has been put in an awkward sitation, essentially carrying a 24-man roster as the Yankees try to stay in the playoff race.

Fan reaches way over the rail for sweet grab (0:33)

Jerry Crasnick ESPN Senior Writer 

The Mets made no headway in their pursuit of Jonathan Lucroy today, and signs are pointing increasingly toward Cleveland as the destination for the veteran catcher. Lucroy has to sign off on a deal to the Indians because they're one of eight teams on his no-trade list. But Cleveland needs a catcher, and Lucroy would provide a major upgrade.

Fitzpatrick: 'There's a lot of things we can improve on' (0:35)

Adam Rubin ESPN Staff Writer 

So the Mets have acquired their righty-hitting outfielder in 34-year-old Justin Ruggiano, who hit .226/.321/.427 in 164 at-bats with Triple-A Round Rock this season.

Adam Rubin ESPN Staff Writer 

The Mets have signed Justin Ruggiano and he will start tonight. Jose Reyes to the DL, Terry Collins tells reporters.

Rich Cimini ESPN Staff Writer 

Jets practice recap: Day ends with an end-zone INT by Geno Smith. Second day in a row he was picked on his last pass. Ryan Fitzpatrick was 16-for-26, with one INT. Red-zone struggles for the offense, especially Smith. Standouts: Rookie S Doug Middleton, LB Bruce Carter, RB Bilal Powell. One nice catch by Jace Amaro.

Adam Rubin ESPN Staff Writer 

The Mets are offering Travis d'Arnaud, Brandon Nimmo and another piece for Brewers catcher Jonathan Lucroy, Jon Heyman reports. Lucroy is not in the lineup for Milwaukee on Saturday night. However, there is no indication a deal with the Mets is close, according to Joel Sherman.

Adam Rubin ESPN Staff Writer 

Here's a look at the patch the Mets will wear on Saturday night after retiring Mike Piazza's No. 31 in a pregame ceremony.

Rich Cimini ESPN Staff Writer 

Name to watch: Jets S Doug Middleton, undrafted rookie, having a nice practice -- INT and a big hit.

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6hJordan Raanan

Giants rookies should play a lot this season

Wide receiver Sterling Shepard has picked up where he left off after dazzling in minicamp; CB Eli Apple is busy learning the slot position.

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