Swept Applesauce - Healthy Perez, Hurting Maine, Mark Teahen to Mets?, Adam Dunn can hit it out of anywhere

Meet the Mets

Let's look at the good news: Oliver Perez walked only 1 batter in 5 innings in Brooklyn and striking out 6. As for our other projected starting pitcher, John Maine was shut down again after a setback in his rehab.

Ralph Kiner was quite the player. Oh, and bring back Kiner's Korner in reruns.

The Mets have now walked the opposing pitcher 13 times this season. Thank you FranciscoMetsradamus's predictions are suddenly looking less awful.

"Barack Obama" threw out the first pitch at the Baracklyn Cyclones game.

Lance Broadway gave up 7 runs in 5 innings last night. Brad Holt went 1/3 of an inning and gave up 5 runs

The Met lineup gets embarrassed by a below average pitching staff, let's fire the hitting coachOr get Mark Teahen.

Jose Reyes is jogging, but warns he's not close to a return. Met games just haven't been the same without him.

Keith Law throws some water on Fernando-mania and Jenrry Mejia.

Some big names have garnered Met attention: Cliff Lee and Garret Atkins.

Around the NL East

Check out the bomb from Adam Dunn.

Upon a suggestion from a fan online, the Mariners acquired Ryan Langerhans from the Nationals. Washington is still considering a trade of Lastings Milledge.

Ken Rosenthal's report of Manny Acta's demise may have come a little prematurely.

Charlie Manuel will most likely return Jimmy Rollins to the lineup and the leadoff spot tomorrow.

If you couldn't get enough of Casey from KC & The Sunshine Band on American Idol, he will be performing at the Landshark Stadium after the Marlin game on the 4th of July.

Cole Hamels got shelled and ejected over the weekend. Philadelphia still managed to take two games from Toronto behind JA Happ and Jamie Moyer.

The Braves continue to leave Javier Vazquez out to dry.

Young Brave pitcher Tommy Hanson continues to impress.

Chipper hopes that his home run on Sunday will help him break out of a 10 for 60 slump.

An unidentified Philadelphia player was involved in a confrontation with a Tampa Ray fan.

Talking Chop pleads with the Braves to fire hitting coach Terry Pendleton.

Around MLB

The Yankees have promoted ambidextrous pitcher Pat Venditte to Class A.

Darren Dreifort looks back on his disappointing major league career on his induction to the College Baseball Hall of Fame.

Lou Piniella patched things up with Milton Bradley, put him back in the lineup.

Greg Hanlon writes about the camera angles used by Major League Baseball television productions in Slate.

The Royals called up Bruce Chen to make a start on Saturday and he wasn't awful.

The Tampa Bay Rays are the fastest team ever to hit 100 home runs and steal 100 bases.

A Seattle judge has OK'd a plan to put a strip club near Safeco Field. It's still probably better than chop shops...

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