"I feel good, but I don't know that I can run at 100 percent at this point", Cespedes said.
Manager Terry Collins will wait to see how Cespedes adjusts before mapping out a plan for how much he will play over the next week.
"He accumulated a lot of at-bats even though he hadn't been in games", Collins said. "We'll wean him back into this thing". - New York Yankees closer Aroldis Chapman struck out three and walked one in one inning during his first simulated game since going on the 10-day disabled list in mid-May because of a left shoulder injury.
The Braves had won three in a row.
Brandon Phillips' fourth homer for Atlanta cut the lead to 2-1 in the eighth off Fernando Salas. The homer scored Joey Gallo, who had doubled with two out, and Nomar Mazara, who was given an intentional walk before the game-winning blast.More news: Kimi Raikkonen fastest in 2nd practice at Canadian GP
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Since Cespedes will be the 26th man on New York's roster for the doubleheader, a roster move won't be made until the two games are complete. Wilmer Flores flew out to center for the first out of the inning, allowing Conforto to tag up and extend New York's lead to 2-0.
Michael Conforto has hit.303 with 14 homers and 36 RBIs, providing the production that had been expected from Cespedes. Newcomb was making his Major League debut.
With two away in the bottom of the first, Nick Markakis reached on an Asdrubal Cabrera fielding error.
ST. LOUIS - Carlos Martinez pitched his first shutout, four-hitting Philadelphia and leading St. Louis to its second straight win after a seven-game losing streak. He entered with the tying run at second and go-ahead run at first in the eighth inning and struck out Matt Kemp before retiring Rio Ruiz to escape the mess, created in part by a Jose Reyes fielding error. He has a 7.00 ERA in nine innings of relief this year.