Jose Molina hit a triple!

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I’m watching the Rays-Blue Jays game and just saw Jose Molina drive a ball over B.J. Upton’s head in center field for his first triple since May 9, 2004.

Molina, who was literally still panting heavily and wiping sweat from his face when he took the field defensively for the next half-inning, went 1,582 plate appearances between triples.

During his triple-less streak Jose Reyes hit 95 triples and Carl Crawford hit 90 triples. In total, 235 different players had at least 10 triples in between Molina three-baggers.

And now the Molina family triples leaderboard looks like this:

Bengie: 6 triples, 5,159 plate appearances

Yadier: 3 triples, 3,338 plate appearances

Jose: 3 triples, 1,903 plate appearances

Together the family of speedsters have 12 triples in 10,400 career plate appearances. Reyes has 16 triples in 452 plate appearances this season.

Zack Wheeler headed to IL due to shoulder fatigue

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Mets pitcher Zack Wheeler will be placed on the 10-day injured list due to fatigue in his right shoulder, Newsday’s Tim Healey reports. The roster move is retroactive to July 12. Steven Matz will open up a two-game series in Minnesota, starting in Wheeler’s place on Tuesday.

As Healey notes, the soonest Wheeler can return is July 23, which would give him at most two starts ahead of the July 31 trade deadline. Wheeler has frequently been brought up in trade conversations as he can become a free agent after the season and the 42-51 Mets have been freefalling.

Wheeler, 29, owns a 4.69 ERA with 130 strikeouts and 34 walks across 119 innings of work this season.