• Outfielder Curtis Granderson received his first day off Tuesday since June 23, when he was ill. With Granderson on the bench, the Mets batted fellow outfielder Juan Lagares leadoff for the first time in more than two full months.
• Closer Jenrry Mejia was "fine" Tuesday, according to Collins, a day after tweaking his back in a non-save situation against the Giants. Mejia stayed in the game, insisting the episode did not affect his ability to pitch.
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