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The Mets were off on Monday, as the Dodgers lost their fourth game in a row.

The Mets now have a 2 game lead over Los Angeles?for home field advantage in the NLDS.

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Jets G Willie Colon has a sprained MCL in his knee and will be out this week, head coach Todd Bowles told reporters (Sept. 28).

Bowles said that Brian Winters will replace Colon this week, and noted that Colon will be reevaluated next week.

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The Nationals have suspended Jonathan Papelbon for the remainder of the season, the team announced on Monday (Sept. 28).

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The Mets swept the Reds and clinched the National League East on?Saturday securing their first postseason?appearance?since 2006.?Jacob deGrom allowed one run in six innings in a win Sunday, Matt Harvey pitched 6 2/3 and threw 97 pitches on Saturday and Noah Syndergaard retired 16 straight at one point on Friday...

The Mets lead the Dodgers by 1.5 games for home field advantage in the NLDS. If the two teams finish the season tied, the Mets will be awarded home field because they won the season series.

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Steven Matz?allowed three runs in 5 2/3 innings and the Mets used a pair of three-run innings to beat the Reds, 6-4, on Thursday night in Cincinnati.

The Nationals lost to the Orioles, which increased the Mets?lead in the NL East to 7 1/2 games and lowered their magic number to 3.

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Steven Matz (4-0, 1.80 ERA) gets the start as the Mets (85-67) oppose Josh Smith?(0-2, 7.71 ERA) and the Reds (63-88) in Cincinnati on Thursday on SNY in the opener of a four-game series.

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CB Darrelle Revis was limited in practice on Thursday due to his groin injury, but Jets head coach Todd Bowles is hopeful Revis will play on Sunday against the Eagles (Sept. 24).

Bowles noted that Revis didn't have an MRI and that the injury doesn't appear too serious.

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Jets head coach Todd Bowles spoke with the media on Thursday and gave injury updates regarding several players. Aside from Darrelle Revis, who Bowles is hopeful will play on Sunday, here's what the coach had to say...


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Bartolo Colon?allowed three runs in 6 1/3 innings and Jeurys Familia?gave up a tie-breaking three-run home run in the ninth inning as the Mets lost to the Braves, 6-3, on Wednesday night at Citi Field.

The Nationals lost to the Orioles, which kept the Mets?lead in the NL East at 6 1/2 games and lowered their magic number to 5.

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The Mets blew a late 2-0 lead and fought back to tie the game, but Jeurys Familia served up a game-deciding homer in the ninth inning as the Mets lost to the Braves, 6-3, on Wednesday night at Citi Field.


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Terry Collins said the?Mets?looked "tight" after losing to?the Braves, 6-2, Tuesday at Citi Field.

"We've got to play better," Collins said. "We've hit a wall. We're a better offensive team than what we've showed on this homestand."

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Logan Verrett allowed?four runs in five innings as the Mets lost to the Braves, 6-2, on Tuesday night at Citi Field.

The Nationals lost to the Orioles, which kept the Mets?lead in the NL East at 6 1/2 games and lowered their magic number to 6.

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Jets head coach Todd Bowles spoke to reporters on Tuesday. Here are five things we learned...


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Logan Verrett allowed four runs in the fifth inning and the Mets couldn't muster much offense as they lost to the Braves, 6-2, on Tuesday night at Citi Field in the second game of a three-game series. Meanwhile, the Nationals lost to the Orioles, as the Mets maintained a 6 1/2 game lead in the NL East while their magic number dropped to 6.


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The Jets have added WR Titus Davis to their practice squad, the team announced (Sept. 22).

To make room for Davis, DE Jordan Williams was released from the practice squad.

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WR Chris Owusu suffered a leg injury during Monday night's win against the Colts and could miss two weeks, head coach Todd Bowles said during an appearance on ESPN (Sept. 22).

Owusu, 25, has four catches for 55 yards so far this season and had been serving as the primary third receiver to go along with Brandon Marshall and Eric Decker.

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Jon Niese tossed six scoreless innings as the Mets shut out?the Braves, 4-0, on Monday night at Citi Field.

The Nationals were rained out, which increased the Mets?lead in the NL East to 6 1/2 games and lowered their magic number to 7.

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Jon Niese (8-10, 4.31 ERA) gets the start as the Mets (84-65) oppose Shelby Miller?(5-15, 3.00 ERA) and the Braves (60-90) at Citi Field on Monday on SNY in the opener of a three-game series.

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Scott Boras recently said?Dr. Andrews recommended that his client, Matt Harvey, not throw more than 180 innings in 2015 (Sept. 21, 2015)

"This is what the doctors are saying, I am simply delivering a message," Boras later told the New York Post?(Sept. 4, 2015).

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The Nationals, who've won seven of their last eight games, begin a three-game series tonight at home against the Orioles.

Meanwhile, the Mets begin a three-game series with the Braves at Citi Field.

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The Mets named Michael Conforto their minor league Player of the Year, the team announced Monday.

In his first full, professional season, Conforto, 22, hit .297 with a .372 OBP, 12 HR and 54 RBI in 91 games between Double- and Triple-A.

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The Mets have named RHP Robert Gsellman their minor league Pitcher of the Year, the team announced (Sept. 21).

Gsellman, 22, went 6-0 with a 1.76 ERA and 0.94 WHIP while striking out 6.53 per nine in 51 innings (eight starts) with High-A St. Lucie before being promoted to Double-A Binghamton.

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Yoenis Cespedes doubled to left field in the fifth inning Sunday, which snapped?his?streak of 19 straight at bats without a hit.

"I can?t tell you if it?s going to be today. I can?t tell you if it will be tomorrow, but I?m sure it will happen eventually," Cespedes said when asked before the game about the slump.

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The Mets lost two of three games to the Yankees over the weekend in at Citi Field, including an 11-2 loss on Sunday where the bullpen faltered after Matt Harvey departed with a 1-0 lead. Meanwhile, the Nationals won three of four against the Marlins to pull within six games of the Mets in the NL East..


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The Mets will be sending seven prospects to the Arizona Fall League, which begins play on October 13 (Sept. 16).

Among the prospects heading to Arizona are SS Gavin Cecchini and 1B Dominic Smith.

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Bartolo Colon allowed three runs in 5 2/3 innings?and the offense again struggled as the Mets were shut out by the Marlins, 6-0, on Wednesday night at Citi Field in the final game of a three-game series.

The Nationals beat the Phillies, trimming the Mets lead in the NL East to 7 1/2 games. Their magic number remains at 10.

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Yoenis Cespedes?is happy playing for the Mets, he loves how their fans have received him, and would be very interested in staying, he told Ken Davidoff of the New York Post (Sept. 16, 2015).

"It?s been the best month I?ve had in the last four years, because of the results that I?ve had and because, currently, I?m in the playoffs,"?Cespedes said of his time with the Mets. "This has been the most complete team that I?ve been a part of. So, I?m definitely really happy to stay here. I feel really good about being here."

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The Mets were shut out by the Marlins, 6-0, on Wednesday night at Citi Field in the final game of a three-game series. In Philadelphia, the Nationals beat the Phillies, cutting the Mets' lead in the NL East to 7 1/2 games...


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Jets head coach Todd Bowles spoke with the media on Wednesday. Here are five things we learned...


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The Mets will use?Steven Matz, Noah Syndergaard and Matt Harvey this weekend against the Yankees, Terry Collins told reporters on Tuesday.

They'll be opposed by Masahiro Tanaka, Michael Pineda, and CC Sabathia for the Yankees.

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Jacob deGrom allowed six runs in five innings?and the Mets lost to the Marlins, 9-3, on Tuesday night at Citi Field in the second game of a three-game series.

The Nationals beat the Phillies, trimming the Mets lead in the NL East to 8 1/2 games. Their magic number remains at 10.

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Mets LHP Dario Alvarez left Tuesday's game with one out in the eighth inning after suffering a groin injury.

Speaking after the game, Mets manager Terry Collins said Alvarez was set to undergo X-Rays.

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Jacob deGrom struggled and the Mets bats were quiet for most of the game as they lost to the Marlins, 9-3, on Tuesday night at Citi Field in the second game of a three-game series.


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The Jets are searching for a replacement for backup OLB?Lorenzo Mauldin, who suffered a concussion last week (Sept. 15).

On Tuesday, the team worked out DE?Jonathan Massaquoi, who last played for the Falcons, Brian Costello reported.

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Jacob deGrom will make his next scheduled start on Tuesday against the Marlins, though the team is looking for a way to get him rest before the end of the regular season, Terry Collins said Thursday, Sept. 10.

?We?re trying to find a spot to push him back,? Collins explained. "?We?ve got a couple in mind, but I think he?s shown that he needs a couple of days here and there.?

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Bartolo Colon allowed two runs in 6 2/3 innings?and the Mets beat the Braves, 7-2, on Thursday night in Atlanta in the opener of a four-game series. The Nationals were off.


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Update, 9:12 p.m.: After a long rain delay and several inspections of the field by umpires and managers, the game will start at 9:30 p.m. on SNY. Follow it online at SNY.tv GameDay.

Bartolo Colon (13-11, 4.18 ERA) gets the start as the Mets (78-61) oppose Shelby Miller?(5-13, 2.81 ERA) and the Braves (56-84) in Atlanta on Thursday on SNY in the opener of a four-game series.

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Terry Collins hopes Michael Cuddyer will be back?in the lineup Friday night against the Braves, the manager told reporters before Wednesday's game.

Cuddyer, who working his way back from a?tendonitis in his wrist, hit off a tee and threw prior to Tuesday's game, according to?ESPN New York (Sept. 8, 2015).

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Bent, theJetsBlog.com:?Over the weekend, the Jets made a roster move, claiming former Seattle Seahawks safety Ronald Martin on waivers. Jets fans might not know too much about Martin, so I've been watching film to try and get a sense of what he brings to the table.

Martin, 22, is listed at 6-foot-2 and 220 pounds and is an undrafted rookie out of LSU. He played in four preseason games with Seattle but did not make their final roster, despite the fact that Kam Chancellor is holding out. In four years at LSU, Martin started 21 games and recorded 150 tackles and five interceptions.

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Former Jets LB IK Enemkpali is facing a suspension of 4-to-6 games for punching QB Geno Smith (Sept. 10).

Smith's jaw was broken in two places when he was punched by Enemkpali last month, but he?recently said that he will not press charges against Enemkpali.

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Matt?Harvey will next pitch during the Mets-Yankees series at Citi Field,?September 18-20, Sandy Alderson confirmed to reporters on Wednesday.

Mets rookie RHP Logan Verrett will start in Harvey's place next Monday against the Marlins.

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There isn't much optimism that the Jets will agree to a contract extension with Mo Wilkerson before his Week 1 deadline, Rich Cimini of ESPN reports (Sept. 9).

Wilkerson is owed $7 million this season and would cost $16 million if given the franchise tag in 2016.

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Jacob deGrom tossed seven strong innings and the Mets erased a late 2-1 deficit to beat the Nationals, 5-3, on Wednesday night at Nationals Park to complete a three-game sweep. With the win, the Mets increased their lead in the NL East to seven games with 23 left to play...


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The Mets got to Stephen Strasburg late before victimizing the Washington bullpen as they won, 5-3, on Wednesday night at Nationals Park to complete a three-game sweep. With the win, the Mets extended their lead in the NL East to seven games.


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