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Marc Carig / Newsday:
Dillon Gee takes another loss but hopes to stay … Dillon Gee hopes that by next Opening Day, he's still wearing a Mets uniform.  But the righthander also knows the numbers crunch that could squeeze him out of the starting rotation.  —  “I'll have a spot somewhere,” Gee said Wednesday night, after taking a 4-3 loss to the Marlins.
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Kristie Ackert / NY Daily News:
Dillon Gee's slow start dooms Mets in 4-3 loss to Marlins  —  Gee took his first career loss against the Marlins, allowing four runs on seven hits and two walks over 6.2 innings.  —  Dillon Gee knows what is coming.  The righty has seen the Mets amassing young power arms Matt Harvey …
Game Recap: Marlins 4, Mets 3  —  Recap: The Mets dropped their series finale with the Marlins, 4-3, on Wednesday night at Citi Field.  —  Need to Know: Mets starter Dillon Gee got off to a rocky start that was too much to overcome.  The right-hander allowed three of his four surrendered runs …
Discussion: Amazin' Avenue
Roger Rubin / NY Daily News:
Wilmer Flores heats up with six RBI, two home runs as Mets crush Marlins 9-1
Discussion: Metsblog
Greg Logan / Newsday:
Wilmer Flores homers twice, drives in 6 as Mets rout Marlins
Discussion: New York Post and Metsblog
Canadian Press:
Angels beat Mariners, clinch AL West title with A's loss  —  ANAHEIM, Calif. — The Los Angeles Angels clinched the AL West title Wednesday night, getting seven dominant innings of one-hit ball from C.J. Wilson in a 5-0 victory over the Seattle Mariners.  —  C.J. Cron hit a three-run homer …
Mike Puma / New York Post:
This Met might be the team's starting shortstop in 2015  —  Wilmer Flores' recent play is at least making the Mets stop to consider they won't have to venture outside the organization to find next year's shortstop.  —  “We're getting a lot more comfortable,” general manager Sandy Alderson told …
Pat Graham / Associated Press:
Rockies rout Dodgers 16-2, take 2 of 3 in series  —  DENVER (AP) Justin Morneau tied a season high with six RBIs, including five as part of an eight-run first inning against spot starter Carlos Frias, and the Colorado Rockies routed the NL West-leading Los Angeles Dodgers 16-2 on Wednesday.
Associated Press:
Hendriks Wins Again, Pitches Cubs Past Reds  —  CHICAGO — Kyle Hendricks kept up his impressive rookie season, pitching seven strong innings as the Chicago Cubs beat the Cincinnati Reds 3-1 Wednesday night for a sweep.  —  Chris Valaika, Ryan Kalish and Luis Valbuena each had a run-scoring hit as the Cubs won their third straight.
Associated Press:
David Price Hit Hard, Tigers Lose to Twins 8-4  —  MINNEAPOLIS — David Price was hit hard in a disappointing outing and the Minnesota Twins beat Detroit 8-4 Wednesday night to tighten the AL Central race ahead of the Tigers' big weekend series in Kansas City.  —  Danny Santana tripled, doubled and drove in two runs for the Twins.
Canadian Press:
Carrasco throws two-hit gem as Indians shut out Astros  —  HOUSTON — Carlos Carrasco threw a two-hitter with a career-high 12 strikeouts to lead the Cleveland Indians over the Houston Astros 2-0 Wednesday night.  —  Yan Gomes had an RBI single in the fourth inning and a run-scoring triple in the sixth.
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Canadian Press:
Wainwright masterful as Cardinals shut out fading Brewers  —  ST. LOUIS — Adam Wainwright posted his 19th win, pitching a shutout Wednesday night as the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Milwaukee Brewers 2-0 to hold their 2 1/2-game edge in the NL Central.  —  Wainwright (19-9) …
Discussion: Brew Crew Ball
Bryan Hoch /
Coffee clutch: Jeter maintains rigid daily routine  —  9/15/14: Derek Jeter discusses starting his career in Tampa and talks about how the fans have treated him on the road in his final season  —  ST. PETERSBURG — The scene has played out countless times in stadiums across the country; you can almost set your watch to it.
Discussion: HardballTalk
Jon Heyman /
Brewers will exercise $14 million option on 3B Aramis Ramirez  —  The Brewers intend to pick up the $14 million option on Aramis Ramirez's contract, league sources said.  —  Milwaukee has the option of buying out the veteran third baseman Ramirez for $4 million but is pleased with his performance …
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