• Right-hander Bartolo Colon, who battled a stomach ailment throughout Friday's start against the Padres, was "no worse" on Saturday but "still a little sluggish," according to Collins. Colon should be fully healthy in plenty of time for his next start.
• Kirk Nieuwenhuis, who has established himself as the closest thing the Mets have to an everyday left fielder, was back at the position again on Saturday, but Collins hinted that he might use someone else for Sunday's series finale.
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