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Adam Rubin ESPN Staff Writer 

Juan Lagares has been placed on the disabled list and will undergo surgery to repair the partially torn ligament in his left thumb. Terry Collins estimated a six-week absence.

Jordan Raanan ESPN Staff Writer 

Prized free-agent signing Olivier Vernon was the only Giant doing extra running outside in the heat after practice. Why? "I think he likes to work," coach Ben McAdoo said.

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Friday's Mets-Rockies lineups

Yoenis Cespedes (quadriceps) returns to the lineup, while Jose Reyes (intercostal muscle) remains sidelined for the Mets.

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Adam Rubin ESPN Staff Writer 

Newly promoted Brandon Nimmo relays the story of how Wally Backman informed him of his second call-up to the majors and discusses what he learned during his initial stint in the majors.

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Adam Rubin ESPN Staff Writer 

Wilmer Flores reflects on the one-year anniversary of his near-trade to the Brewers, which unraveled after the Mets disapproved of Carlos Gomez's medical information.

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Odell Beckham Jr. A superstar from Day 1

The Giants' top wideout has been one of the league's best since he was drafted in 2014. No wide receiver has more TD catches than his 25 over the last two seasons.

Rich Cimini ESPN Staff Writer 

The Jets have begun team drills and there's no sign of DE Sheldon Richardson.

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Rich Cimini ESPN Staff Writer 

There's a reason why you won't find Matt Forte in this running-back drill at Jets camp. The former Bears star already is nursing a hamstring injury.

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Rich Cimini ESPN Staff Writer 

Ryan Fitzpatrick and Geno Smith, side by side, throwing "out" routes at Jets camp. Fitzpatrick still rusty after skipping the offseason.

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Is Le'Veon Bell the best of the best?

Nobody has racked up the scrimmage yards like Bell over the last three years, with Matt Forte, Julio Jones and Jamaal Charles all coming up short.

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What Ryan Fitzpatrick means to the Jets

Before Fitzpatrick arrived last year, New York toiled through some of the league's worst production at quarterback. ESPN Stats & Info breaks it down.

Adam Rubin ESPN Staff Writer 

Newly inducted Mike Piazza will only be on display Saturday, but his Hall of Fame plaque will be at Citi Field all weekend. The Mets will retire No. 31 in a pregame ceremony on Saturday.

Adam Rubin ESPN Staff Writer 

Mets first base coach Tom Goodwin will manage the Scottsdale Scorpions in the Arizona Fall League this offseason. The AFL season begins Oct. 11, for the record, which is interesting considering the MLB playoffs are still going on.

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Expert picks: Miller biggest name dealt?

One of five ESPN baseball experts polled expects Yankees southpaw Andrew Miller to be the biggest name traded before the deadline. Meanwhile, four predict Carlos Beltran could be on the move in August. Trade deadline predictions (Insider)

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Brandon Marshall's bet is risky

Antonio Brown appears willing to take Marshall's wager on who will have more receiving yards in 2016, and rightfully so. Both had huge seasons in 2015, but Brown had 332 more receiving yards despite some inconsistency at QB.

1927 Yankees diary

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    "The Diary of Myles Thomas" is an experiment in storytelling, a genre we're calling real-time historical fiction. Experience the Roaring Twenties through the eyes of a mediocre pitcher on the greatest baseball team of all time.