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• Collins said Jon Niese will likely be held to about 80 pitches in his final start of the season on Sunday, as the Mets look to send the left-hander into the offseason healthy.

"I told him the importance that he walk out of that clubhouse tomorrow afternoon 100 percent," Collins said before Saturday's game.

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• Collins said Jon Niese will likely be held to about 80 pitches in his final start of the season on Sunday, as the Mets look to send the left-hander into the offseason healthy.

"I told him the importance that he walk out of that clubhouse tomorrow afternoon 100 percent," Collins said before Saturday's game.

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Niese is 8-8 with a 3.74 ERA in 23 starts but spent time on the disabled list with a slight tear in his rotator cuff.

Chris Iseman is an associate reporter for MLB.com.

This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.

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