Mets Morning News on free agents, Reyes & Nimmo

The Mets lost last night which you can read about here. They continue their final series of the season tonight at 7:10 pm in Citi Field, with Chris Capuano taking on Bronson Arroyo.

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During the loss, Jose Reyes collected three hits in four at-bats to regain the batting title lead with just two games left to play.

“There’s no doubt, I think about it a little bit now because there’s two games left,” Reyes explained, according to the Bergan Record.  “That’s something that I have to be clear in my mind; continue to put a good swing on the ball and see what happens.”

To read more about Reyes and his quest for a batting title, check out the New York Post and the New York Times.

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Prior to last night’s loss, Jason Bay visited doctors and was given a new antibiotic to treat a sinus infection he has been dealing with for over a week. For more check out MLB.com.

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In case you missed it, Mets first-round pick OF Brandon Nimmo visited Citi Field yesterday and took batting practice with the team. After which he spoke to reporters stating, “This was a little portion of the dream,” Nimmo said, according to the New York Post.  “The real dream is to be here consistently and for a long time.”

For more on Nimmo and his chat with reporters, check out the Star Ledger, Daily News and Newsday.

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According to the Daily News, Willie Harris would like to return to Mets next season.

“This is my first choice,” Harris said, according to the Daily News. “I feel like I will have opportunities other places, but here, I already know what type of role I would have.  I would know that coming in, so they have first choice.”

Meanwhile,  “a team insider” has told the Daily News the Mets will weigh their options on the free agent market before deciding whether to retain their own free agents.

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According to a spokes women for the Queens District Criminal Court the Charlie Samuels case has been adjourned to October 18, ESPN New York has reported.

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Lastly, according to the Star Ledger, the Mets exercised their territorial rights to block the Yankees from bringing a minor league club to Newark for a season.