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Collins instructs players to switch up signs in Miami

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Collins instructs players to switch up signs in Miami

MIAMI -- An unorthodox topic came up in the Mets' routine pre-series coaches' meeting Monday at Marlins Park.

Aware of comments made recently by Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez, who hinted that the Marlins' home-road disparity could be due in part to sign stealing, Mets manager Terry Collins instructed his catchers and pitching staff to switch up their signs frequently this week in Miami.

"We're going to vary some stuff," Collins said. "I'm not accusing anybody of anything."

The Marlins entered Monday's play averaging 6.2 runs per game at home, vs. 2.7 runs per game on the road. That disparity is even more striking considering they play in one of the league's foremost pitchers' parks.

Anthony DiComo is a reporter for MLB.com. Follow him on Twitter @AnthonyDicomo. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.

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