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Mets on brink of elimination after loss to Marlins

New York Mets starting pitcher Dillon Gee (35) hands the ball to manager Terry Collins as he leaves a baseball game during the seventh inning against The Miami Marlins, Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

NEW YORK (AP) — The chance to make the playoffs is all but gone for the New York Mets. Reaching .500 has pretty much slipped away, too.

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Alvarez pitches Marlins to 4-3 win over Mets

Miami Marlins' Henderson Alvarez delivers a pitch during the first inning of a baseball game against the New York Mets, Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

NEW YORK (AP) — Henderson Alvarez ended a three-start winless streak, and the Miami Marlins beat the New York Mets 4-3 Wednesday night to finish a trying 10-game trip in which they lost All-Star slugger Giancarlo Stanton to a season-ending injury when he was hit in the face by a pitch.

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Barry Bonds appeal heads back to court

In this March 31, 2014, file photo, former Pittsburgh Pirates outfielder Barry Bonds listens to a question during a news conference before the opening day baseball game between the Pirates and the Chicago Cubs in Pittsburgh. Bonds gets another attempt to overturn his obstruction of justice conviction when an 11-judge panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals hears arguments in his case Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic, File)

Nearly 11 years after Barry Bonds testified before a grand jury investigating the illegal distribution of performance-enhancing drugs, a group of judges will hear arguments Thursday on whether baseball’s career home-run leader should have his obstruction of justice conviction thrown out.

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