Mets Morning News: Hair's to another win, Mr. Mejia!

Noah K. Murray-USA TODAY Sports

Your Tuesday morning dose of MLB and New York Mets news, notes, and links.

Meet the Mets

The Mets won again! After another close - perhaps even hairy - contest, the Mets emerged eventual winners behind Jenrry Mejia's arm. It was all good news for Kyle Farnsworth as he shut the door, ending the contest with a score of 2-0.

Choose your happy recap here: MLB.com, Newsday, ESPN New York, Star-LedgerNY Times, Daily News, NY Post

Both Adam Rubin and Dan Martin take looks at Curtis Granderson, and what's driving his slump.

Brian Lewis discusses how great the Mets bullpen has been, while John Harper says they could continue to bolster it by bringing Rafael Montero or Jacob deGrom up.

Mike Puma writes that the Mets didn't move forward because of the Ike Davis trade, and they still need to make a serious move.

Dan Martin writes that Sandy Alderson is still keeping tabs on Joel Hanrahan.

Kristie Ackert writes that Bobby Abreu is a big hit in the Mets clubhouse.

The Daily Stache says that the Mets need to give Daniel Murphy a contract extension very soon.

Around the NL East

Raul Ibanez broke the game open last night for the Angels, as the defeated the Nationals 4-2. The Angels had been no-hit into the 7th, but prevailed after some late-game magic.

Evan Gattis crushed a walk-off home run, as the Braves defeated the Marlins by a score of 4-2.

Cliff Lee pitched a gem for the Phillies, as he retired 20 batters straight at one point en route to a 7-0 win over the Dodgers.

Around the Majors

Tyler Kepner writes that Yadier Molina is a master of understanding batters and situations.

The Score took a look at the "fastest men in baseball," and the results are pretty unsurprising.

Mike Podhorzer talks about estimating potential strikeout rates, and Jenrry Mejia gets a shout-out.

The Twins pulled a pretty good prank on Wichita State alum Mike Pelfrey.

Jeff Sullivan talks about an unlikely player in the same breath as Mike Trout.

Sullivan also talks about one of AA's favorite topics; when should bunting be allowed?

Don't look now, but Ike Davis came up big again, as the Pirates took care of the Reds.

Yesterday at AA

Greg Karam recaps what happened down on the farm yesterday.

Jeffrey Paternostro reviewed minor leaguers Hansel Robles and Matt Reynolds.

Aaron Yorke previewed the Mets' series with the Cardinals.

Joe Sokolowski brought you all of the zany Mets quotes from the past week.

Steve Schreiber chatted up Viva El Birdos for their take on this week's series.

Chris McShane took the readings from his position player meter and his meter for pitchers.

If you see a link that you think would be a great addition to Mets Morning News, send a note to our tips address, tips@grission.com, and we'll try and add it in to a future edition.

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