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Mets - Atlanta Braves lineups: Dilson Herrera back in after break

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Mets' Juan Lagares may return for final weekend -- if at all

Mets' Juan Lagares may return for final weekend -- if at all

A defensive marvel, his offensive development has been a bright spot for the Mets, Terry Collins said.

Lagares not with team

NEW YORK — Juan Lagares did not make the trip to Atlanta and would likely not return until Friday at the earliest, according to manager Terry Collins. Lagares has a right elbow strain. Collins said Lagares could still play the …

Backman breaks down high-level prospects

Adam RubinWally Backman joined the Mets on Friday for the final nine games of the season.ATLANTA -- Wally Backman tactfully indicated Friday that he hopes to get a chance at the major league level. “I think that’s why the players play and I think that’s why coaches coach,” Backman said inside the visitors’ dugout at Turner Field, after joining the staff as a September call-up for the final nine games of the season.

Lagares skips trip with balky elbow

Juan Lagares #12 CFNew York Mets 2014 STATS GM116 HR4 RBI47 R46 OBP.321 AVG.281 ATLANTA -- Juan Lagares did not travel with the Mets to Turner Field for the series with the Atlanta Braves. He is not due to rejoin the club for the next stop in D.C., either. So Lagares may be done for the season with a sprained right elbow. Terry Collins said there is a chance Lagares may appear during the season-ending three-game series back at Citi Field against the Houston Astros, but team doctors would need to sign off.