• Right-hander Zack Wheeler may make two more starts this season, Mets manager Terry Collins said. Wheeler has thrown 168 2/3 innings between the Mets and Triple-A Las Vegas this season, 19 2/3 more than he did a year ago, and the Mets do not want him to exceed last year's total by much more than 30. Wheeler is next scheduled to pitch Monday in Cincinnati.
• Infielder Justin Turner is "still a few days away" from returning from a strained right hamstring, according to Collins. Turner has not appeared in a game since Sept. 10.
• Right-hander Frank Francisco was no longer sporting a heavy wrap around his right hand Wednesday as he had in previous days, though Collins said the reliever was still "a day or so off" from returning to game action. Francisco has not pitched since taking a line drive off his pitching hand last Saturday.
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