New York Teams

David Schoenfield ESPN Senior Writer 

The slide rule is a gray area, but the main way to call it in my mind: Use common sense. So good decision there by the umpires. Corey Seager's was clean and not close to dirty, and the Mets had no chance of turning the double play. That's the way it should be called.

Doug Padilla ESPN Staff Writer 

Clayton Kershaw worked his way around a leadoff double in the first inning. Mets probably still satisfied with making Kershaw throw 19 pitches in the opening frame.

Mets look to draft hitter, pitcher

In his latest mock draft, Keith Law now has the Mets picking Miami catcher Zach Collins with the No. 19 pick and UConn left-hander Anthony Kay with the No. 31 pick New York seems set on drafting a college bat early and a pitcher later. Law: Mock draft 2.0 (Insider)

Yanks eyeing pitchers at No. 18

In his latest mock draft, Keith Law believes the Yankees will take high school pitcher Ian Anderson. New York has also shown interest in a couple of high school hitters. Law: Mock draft 2.0 (Insider)

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Yankees need just one hit to down Rays (1:12)
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WATCH: Dodgers (26-24) at Mets (28-20)

Bartolo Colon takes the mound for the home team in the rubber match against Clayton Kershaw, who is looking to become the first pitcher with 4 shutouts in a month since Orel Hershiser did in 1988. Live on ESPN, WatchESPN

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Adam Rubin ESPN Staff Writer 

VIDEO: Wilmer Flores discusses his rehab process for a left hamstring strain as well as his expected platoon at first base with newly acquired James Loney. Flores, activated Sunday, is starting at third base on ESPN Sunday Night Baseball because of David Wright's neck injury.

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White Sox, Mets face off on Memorial Day (3:07)
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Sunday's Mets-Dodgers lineups

David Wright is out for a second straight game as he allows anti-inflammatory medication to kick in for his neck.

Adam Rubin ESPN Staff Writer 

Terry Collins expects that newly acquired first baseman James Loney will be activated Tuesday, when the Mets face their next right-handed starting pitcher (Mat Latos). Loney was acquired from the Padres on Saturday for cash.

Adam Rubin ESPN Staff Writer 

Wilmer Flores is active and in the lineup on Sunday night. Terry Collins said he has not yet told the demoted player about his fate, so the Mets are temporarily withholding that information.

Adam Rubin ESPN Staff Writer 

David Wright is not available on Sunday and it sounds like Monday because of his neck issue. He remains active though. Wright took an oral anti-inflammatory medication for his neck issue. That medication needs 48 hours to take effect and Wright must be idle during that time, according to Terry Collins.

Adam Rubin ESPN Staff Writer 

Noah Syndergaard may be used out of the bullpen for an inning on Tuesday. He will make his next start on turn Friday in Miami.

Adam Rubin ESPN Staff Writer 

As far as discipline for Noah Syndergaard, Major League Baseball officials appear satisfied that because Syndergaard was ejected for throwing behind Chase Utley -- which already was deemed excessive by the Mets -- no other punishment is warranted. So Syndergaard appears in the clear.

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Castro's two-run blast gives Yanks the lead (0:40)
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Jets sure could use Ryan Fitzpatrick

In his 16 starts for the team last season, Fitzpatrick had nearly as many wins and four more touchdowns than the three QBs currently on New York's roster have in their combined 29 career starts.

1927 Yankees diary

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