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Mets shutting down resurgent Wheeler for rest of season

The New York Mets are shutting down right-hander Zack Wheeler for the rest of 2018. Nearing a career high in innings pitched (182 2/3) after his latest outing, Mets manager Mickey Callaway said Wheeler’s spike in workload is a big reason for the shutdown, according to <a href="https://twitte… MLB | theScore

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Mets expect Tebow to return for 2019 season

The New York Mets fully expect outfielder – and former NFL quarterback – Tim Tebow to return to the organization for a third season in 2019. Assistant general manager John Ricco said Tebow hasn’t indicated to the team that he plans to hang up his baseball cleats, according to <a href="https:/… MLB | theScore

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Mets plan to use Wright as pinch hitter before final start

David Wright is scheduled to start at third base for the New York Mets on Sept. 29 for the first time since 2016. That doesn’t mean he won’t see any game action before then, though. Mets manager Mickey Callaway said Friday that Wright could be used as a pinch hitter in games leading up to th… MLB | theScore

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Wright will return this year, Mets to reveal today

NEW YORK — The Mets are about to have some hard answers regarding David Wright‘s years-long comeback attempt from back, neck and shoulder injuries. The team will make an announcement during a news conference at 1:45 p.m. ET Thursday regarding what Wright will do for the rest of September. Multiple reports say that Wright will play his first big league ...

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Report: Mets hopeful Wright can play in final homestand

New York Mets third baseman David Wright hasn’t played a major-league game since May 2016, but he and the team are apparently aiming for a brief return before the season ends. Wright is hopeful to return for at least two games during the Mets’ final homestand of the campaign when the <a data-… MLB | theScore

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Giants still looking to move up against Mets

SAN FRANCISCO — The San Francisco Giants hope to continue an increasingly improbable run to a playoff berth in the National League when they host the New York Mets on Saturday afternoon on the second day of a three-game series. On the same day that they appeared to raise the white flag when they dealt Andrew McCutchen to the New ...

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Frazier's slam gets Mets going against Cubs

CHICAGO — Starved for offense throughout their 11-inning, suspended-game loss to the Cubs, the Mets returned to Wrigley Field 45 minutes later on Wednesday with an offensive bang. Todd Frazier hit a grand slam in the first inning off rookie Alec Mills, giving the Mets a 4-0 lead over the Cubs. Without time to do much more than chang… MLB ...

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Cubs and Mets will finish one then play another

CHICAGO — On a day when a national report suggested that his job might be in jeopardy should his Chicago Cubs not make a lengthy postseason run this fall, manager Joe Maddon characterized the lineup he has planned for Wednesday as “interesting.” But before Maddon can unveil that lineup, his team heads into Wednesday with some unfinished business against the ...

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