NOTES: RHP Zack Wheeler (3-1, 3.58) pitches the series finale Thursday. The prized rookie threw six shutout innings at Atlanta to win his big league debut June 18. ... Mets OF Lucas Duda (ribcage) and catching prospect Travis d'Arnaud (foot) began their rehab assignments in the rookie level Gulf Coast League. Duda will play left field and first base during his rehab stint, Collins said. ... LHP Jonathon Niese (shoulder) should begin a rehab assignment in the GCL no later than next week, Collins said. ... Reserve infielder Justin Turner will make his first start Thursday since coming off the disabled list, Collins said. ... Hudson is 17-10 in 30 starts against the Mets. ... Hefner became the first Mets pitcher to give up more than two long balls in a home game this season.


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