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MIAMI -- The Bartolo Colon trade watch has been postponed until the offseason.
The Mets did not deal the veteran righthander before Monday’s deadline for waiver trades, ensuring that he will remain under team control for the rest of the season. But in the winter, the Mets once again will be expected to explore trading the 41-year-old, in hopes that they'll find more fertile ground for a deal.
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Something for Mets fans to ponder as the clock ticks down to Thursday's 4 p.m. non-waiver trade deadline:
Matt Kemp went 3-for-4 with two home runs and four RBIs on Tuesday night in the Dodgers' 8-4 win over the Braves.
It went mostly unnoticed because the Dodgers announced during the game that Vin Scully will be returning for a 66th season in 2015.
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Brett Gardner's two-out grand slam against Bartolo Colon on Monday turned out to be inconsequential in an eventual Mets victory.
But, in the 100th game the teams have played against each other, Gardner's home run was just the seventh grand slam either team has hit. The Yankees have hit five of them, the Mets two.
Here are the others (click on the date for a full game recap and box score):
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