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Five things we learned Wednesday: Where's Bryce?

Why is Bryce Harper getting a mental day off when the Nationals are facing the division-rival Mets? We question Dusty Baker in our Wednesday survey.

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Yankees have many holes to plug (3:04)
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Should the Mets consider trying Harvey in the bullpen? (1:27)
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Blue Jays snap Yankees streak (1:07)

Andrew Marchand ESPN Senior Writer 

An MRI on Mark Teixeira's neck did not show any new issues. Yankees manager Joe Girardi indicated that Teixeira could have cortisone shots for the spasms. Teixeira is expected to miss a few games, but Girardi indicated that he didn't anticipate a DL stint yet. Teixeira missed tonight's loss to the Blue Jays.

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Matz earning place in Mets history

Steven Matz is pitching his way into the Mets history books. His seven straight starts won with two ER or fewer ties for the Mets single-season best.

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Opponents hitting Harvey in 2016

Opposing teams are having more batting success against Matt Harvey this season. Against Harvey's slider, the opponent batting average has jumped from .151 in 2015 to .372 this season.

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Russell's got muscle! Smacks first two homers of season (0:22)
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A-Rod homers in Double-A rehab assignment (0:10)

Andrew Marchand ESPN Senior Writer 

The hits keep on coming for the Yankees. Top catching prospect Gary Sanchez has suffered a non-displaced fracture of his right thumb. Luis Severino, their top pitching prospect, is on the DL with a triceps injury after being smoked all season. Greg Bird, the Yankees top first base prospect, is out for the year after shoulder surgery.

Eovaldi key to Yankees' about-face

Nathan Eovaldi has been integral in the Yankees' improvement over the past few weeks. And as the numbers point out, the 26-year-old pitcher looks to be finally back in his stride. It's About The Money

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Matz holds Nats scoreless in longest career outing (1:08)

Rich Cimini ESPN Staff Writer 

Discussing QB Christian Hackenberg, Jets OC Chan Gailey said every quarterback he's ever coached has needed to improve his fundamentals. Well, there were two exceptions -- Troy Aikman and John Elway. "They were two pretty good ones," Gailey said.

1927 Yankees diary

  • Robert Hunt
  • Immerse yourself in the 1927 Yankees

    "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.