Based on what happened before Wednesday's game, it appears the team's management is not letting Terry Collins talk to reporters about player injuries. Collins was more or less vague Wednesday when asked about Jay Bruce, who was out of the starting lineup due to a back issue that pulled him from a game the night before. "I'm not at liberty to discuss the injury situation," Collins said, sounding slightly frustrated after being asked if Bruce would be able to play Thursday. Similarly, Collins would not give a timetable for Yoenis Cespedes (strained hamstring), who will reportedly soon start a rehab assignment. When asked about Asdrubal Cabrera (thumb), Collins said he might play an unusual six-to-10
The Mets announced on Wednesday that catcher Travis d'Arnaud has been activated from the 10-day disabled list and pitcher Tommy Milone has been placed on the 10-day DL. The Mets’ backstop appeared to have suffered the injury in mid-April when he accidentally hit his hand on the bat of the opposing hitter when he was making a throw. Milone, 30, made three mostly forgettable starts for the Mets, yielding 15 runs (14 earned) on 19 hits and seven walks with 12 strikeouts in 12 innings.
Fun, fun, fun, here it comes. NFL commissioner Roger Goodell has eased regulations on TD celebrations for the coming season. You may use the ball as a prop, but anything “sexually suggestive” or “weapons related” will still cost you 15 yards. ‘Skins corner Josh Norman: “Hopefully, I can shoot my arrow. … Who the [expletive] knows. I don’t see how a fake bow-and-arrow is a weapon.” Idiots delight. Nothing but celebrations here the last two weeks. No twerking expected from the Mets’ Jacob deGrom this evening, but he will be expected to follow up on last week’s gem. League-worst Padres are in Flushing and Dinelson Lamet, just called from the Triple-A El Paso Chihuahuas, will be making his major