New York Teams

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Story leaves game after diving play (0:43)
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Piazza honored before Mets game (0:21)
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The struggle is real for Ruggiano (0:34)

Adam Rubin ESPN Staff Writer 

Yoenis Cespedes has departed Saturday's game after laboring to first base on a ground out. Cespedes has been dealing with a balky right quadriceps.

David Schoenfield ESPN Senior Writer 

One of the strangest statistical oddities of the season: Jacoby Ellsbury has now reached base 10 times on catcher's interference, one-third of all CIs this season. No other player has more than two and Ellsbury has broken the previous record of eight, set by Roberto Kelly in 1992.

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Rockies take the lead on Dahl homer (0:22)
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Headley crushes longest homer of the day at 453 feet (0:24)
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Kiermaier leaps way up for catch (0:42)
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Casali smacks two-run homer (0:22)
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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.

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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.

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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.

1927 Yankees diary

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