-- We just linked to it below, but it never hurts to have more ways to read Dave Lennon's game stories. Here's the one from last night's 6-5, 10-inning loss.

-- Meanwhile, Anthony Rieber caught up with Joel Piniero, who was busy stifling the Yanks yesterday and not being a Met. Though he clearly thought he would be.

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-- Back with Lennon in Denver and the saga of John Maine, who will be tossing aside the new pitching mechanics he worked on this spring in his Sunday start in St. Louis. It may be his last start for a while if things don't go well.

-- And lastly, Lennon told us all that Jerry Manuel will have Jose Reyes bat third in St. Louis this weekend. That should solve all the Mets' problems.