Mets reclaim 1st place but get bad news on Starling Marte

New York swept a doubleheader Wednesday from the Pittsburgh Pirates

assisting the Mets with recovering sole ownership of the primary spot in the Public Association East

The Mets started Wednesday in a bind with the Atlanta Conquers, who went out and beat the Oakland A's, 7-3

The Mets could be having the influence on the stretch run without Starling Marte

who was determined to have a messed up center finger on his right hand

Marte discovered that he experienced a non-uprooted crack of the finger

He hopes to get back to the hill when he's qualified to fall off IL on Sept. 19

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