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Ike Davis, Steve Garrison and Lenny Dykstra

Pretty quiet here at the Trop, but the game itself will bring some intrigue, as we see whether Bartolo Colon can rebound after two poor outings.

The Yankees did make a move, putting Sergio Mitre (right shoulder tendinitis) on the disabled list and calling up lefty Steve Garrison from Trenton. Garrison gives the Yankees some long-relief protection tonight, as normal long reliever Hector Noesi won't be available for much, if at all, after throwing 1 2/3 innings last night.

Tonight, I'm going in with the intention of writing about the Yankees' offense and their chance, however remote, of acquiring Carlos Beltran. But please keep that to yourselves. I have competitors about whom I must worry.

--Up in New York, Ike Davis pretty much declared himself out for the season due to his left ankle condition. What a shame for him and the Mets. Davis has such promise. We'll see if he can pick it up again next year, following his surgery.

--The Mets demoted Ruben Tejada to Triple-A Buffalo to make room for Jose Reyes on their roster. Makes sense. Tejada wasn't hitting much, and the team has Justin Turner and Daniel Murphy for second base.

--Thanks to the best thing ever, also known as Twitter, hooked me up with Harvey Araton's column on Lenny Dykstra, for The New York Times. Truly amazing how Dykstra alienated his entire family.

--Have a great night.