Matz will return to a six-man rotation that shrunk to five when he hit the DL in July. Citing Matz's lengthy injury history, manager Terry Collins does not envision Matz pitching out of the bullpen in October -- though plenty can change over the next five weeks. One of a group that includes Matz, Noah Syndergaard and Jon Niese will need to pitch in relief.
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