• Manager Terry Collins said he planned to talk to Jenrry Mejia, who started Saturday night, about the need to throw his curveball after hearing Mejia was wary of throwing the pitch in the mile-high altitude of Coors Field. Collins said a pitcher can't simply assume his curve will break at these high-altitude locations.
"You've got to really concentrate and make sure you rotate the baseball the way you're supposed to," Collins said. "So it takes a little extra focus. Don't go into it thinking, 'I can't throw my curveball.' Because you take a piece of your repertoire out and the other team will see that by the third inning, and that's just one less thing they have to look for. "
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