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Eric Campbell #29 of the New York Mets is tagged out at home by Gerald Laird #11 of the Atlanta Braves in the ninth inning at Citi Field on August 27, 2014. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Terry Collins Defends Decision To Bunt Wilmer Flores In 9th Inning

“We’ll play to tie another time,” Mets manager Terry Collins said. “We’ve got to win this game. We’re short pitching, we’re short on the bench. We don’t have a lot of moves if we go extra innings.”

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NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 27:  Eric Campbell #29 of the New York Mets is tagged out at home by Gerald Laird #11 of the Atlanta Braves in the ninth inning at Citi Field on August 27, 2014 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City.  (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Mets Fight Back But Fall Short Against Atlanta 3-2

Jason Heyward hit a leadoff home run off Zack Wheeler, Julio Teheran won his third straight start and the Atlanta Braves beat the New York Mets 3-2 Wednesday.

08/28/2014

Zack Wheeler of the New York Mets pitches against the Oakland Athletics at O.co Coliseum on August 20, 2014. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Mets Hammer Samardzija, Then Hold On To Beat Athletics

Lucas Duda hit a three-run homer, Eric Campbell also connected and the New York Mets beat the Oakland Athletics 8-5 on Wednesday to snap a three-game losing streak.

08/20/2014

NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 15:  Zack Wheeler #45 of the New York Mets delivers a pitch in the first inning against the Chicago Cubs on August 15, 2014 at Citi Field in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City.  (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Campbell Goes Yard, Wheeler Ks 10, Mets Edge Cubs 3-2

Zack Wheeler struck out 10 in a gritty performance, Eric Campbell hit a three-run homer and the New York Mets beat the free-swinging Chicago Cubs 3-2 Friday night.

08/15/2014

Starting pitcher Zack Wheeler #45 of the New York Mets stands on the mound with teammates after walking a batter in the second inning against the Washington Nationals at Nationals Park on August 5, 2014 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Wheeler Wins Again As Mets Beat Nationals 6-1

Zack Wheeler allowed one run in 6 2/3 innings to win his fourth consecutive decision, and Daniel Murphy’s two-run single helped the New York Mets beat the NL East-leading Washington Nationals 6-1 Tuesday.

08/06/2014

Zack Wheeler #45 (L) and Matt Harvey #33 (Photo by Scott Cunningham/Getty Images)

Kallas: Mets Should Be Trend-Setters, Again, By Going To 6-Man Rotation

Use of the six-man rotation across Major League Baseball is a matter of when, not if. Decades ago, the Mets changed baseball. Next year, they’ll be in a position to do it again.

07/31/2014

The Mets’ Zack Wheeler pitches in the first inning against the Philadelphia Phillies at Citi Field on July 30, 2014. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Murphy, Duda Lead The Hit Parade As Mets Destroy Phillies

Daniel Murphy hit a three-run homer to back up Zack Wheeler’s sixth straight strong start, and the New York Mets routed the Philadelphia Phillies 11-2 on Wednesday afternoon.

07/30/2014

Lucas Duda of the New York Mets runs the bases after hitting a two-run homer in the top of the ninth inning against the Milwaukee Brewers at Miller Park on July 25, 2014. (Photo by Mike McGinnis/Getty Images)

Win Of The Year: Mets Stun Brewers On Duda’s Blast In The 9th

Lucas Duda hit a two-run home run in the top of the ninth inning to lead the New York Mets to a 3-2 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers on Friday night.

07/25/2014

Daniel Murphy (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Schwei’s Mets Notebook: Murphy’s All-Star Nod, Remembering Cashen And More

Murphy is the third second baseman in club history to be selected for the MLB All-Star Game.

07/07/2014

Zack Wheeler #45 of the New York Mets reacts in the first inning against the Oakland Athletics at Citi Field on June 25, 2014.  (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Mets’ Win Streak Ends With 8-5 Loss To Oakland Athletics

Yoenis Cespedes hit a three-run double, slumping Brandon Moss had a two-run homer and the Oakland Athletics jumped all over an ineffective Zack Wheeler in an 8-5 win over the New York Mets on Wednesday night.

06/25/2014

Zack Wheeler high-fives Taylor Teagarden after pitching a complete game to defeat the Miami Marlins at Marlins Park on June 19, 2014 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Rob Foldy/Getty Images)

Palladino: Believe It Or Not, Mets Still Have Shot In Weak NL East

Here are the Mets, playing more like Single-A than MLB, performing before empty seats at Citi Field, just five games off the lead. One good streak, and the season could look totally different.

06/20/2014

Zack Wheeler #45 of the New York Mets pitches during the first inning of the game against the Miami Marlins at Marlins Park on June 19, 2014 in Miami, Florida.  (Photo by Rob Foldy/Getty Images)

Mets Top Marlins Behind Wheeler’s 1st Complete-Game Shutout

Zack Wheeler tossed his first shutout and made David Wright’s first-inning home run hold up in the New York Mets’ 1-0 victory over the Miami Marlins on Thursday night.

06/20/2014

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - JUNE 08:  Matt den Dekker #6 of the New York Mets steals second base ahead of a tag from Brandon Crawford #35 of the San Francisco Giants during the first inning at AT&T Park on June 8, 2014 in San Francisco, California.  (Photo by Jason O. Watson/Getty Images)

Mets Drop 6th Straight, Get Swept By Red-Hot Giants

Gregor Blanco doubled, singled and drove in three runs, and the surging San Francisco Giants beat the New York Mets 6-4 on Sunday for their fifth consecutive win.

06/09/2014

Jacob deGrom (Photo by Rich Schultz/Getty Images)

Kallet: The Mets Have Great Pitching, But Does It Even Really Matter?

It’s fantastic that the Mets have a wealth of pitching. But do you know what else it is? Infuriating.

06/02/2014

CINCINNATI, OH - MAY 23: Homer Bailey #34 of the Cincinnati Reds pitches in the second inning of the game against the St. Louis Cardinals at Great American Ball Park on May 23, 2014 in Cincinnati, Ohio.

CBSSports.com: Fantasy Baseball Week 10 Starts And Sits

The fantasy baseball experts at CBSSports.com break down who to start and who to sit for the upcoming week.

05/30/2014

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