Mets Morning News: Tea plus three sinks Milwaukee

Al Bello

Your Wednesday morning dose of New York Mets and Major League Baseball news, notes, and links.

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The Mets have activated Gonzalez Germen from the DL and demoted Scott Rice to Las Vegas.

Despite a 6-game losing streak, Sandy Alderson says that Terry Collins' job is safe.

Zack Wheeler denies that he threw at Hunter Pence on purpose during Sunday's Mets vs Giants game.

Jeremy Hefner threw 15 pitches off of a mound, his first moundwork since having Tommy John surgery last August. Matt Harvey, meanwhile, is now unlikely to pitch this year as the Mets want him to play it safe in his return from surgery.

Toby Hyde tried to map out what Michael Conforto's first experience in professional baseball should look like.

If you were impressed by Daniel Murphy's speech at the White House, you'll be more impressed when you learn that he ad-libbed most of it.

Vic Black and Matt den Dekker nearly got hit by a runaway horse in Central Park. Go ahead and insert your best Mark Teixeira horse joke here.

Yesterday At AA

Aaron Yorke reviewed the Mets uniform choices over the past week and previewed their series with the Brewers.

Alex Nelson had scouting reports of Mets draft picks Joel HuertasGabe Llanes, and Darryl Knight.

Joe Sokolowski curated the week's best Mets quotes.

Around the NL East

The Marlins defeated the Rangers 8-5, the Phillies beat the Padres 5-2, the Nationals played late into the night in San Francisco, and so did the Braves in Colorado.

Around the Majors

Former big league pitcher Bob Welch passed away yesterday at the age of 57. Welch won the Cy Young award in 1990.

Derek Jeter got some gifts from the Mariners and Robinson Cano.

Carlos Gonzalez had a "foreign body" removed from his finger.

Mike Pelfrey underwent surgery to relieve pressure from his ulnar nerve and is likely to miss 2-4 months.

Gregory Polanco made his big league debut for the Pirates and singled in his second at bat.

MLB teams will wear these caps for the 4th of July weekend.

If you read an article or find a link that you think would be a great addition to a future edition of Mets Morning News, please forward it to our tips email address tips@grission.com and we'll try to add it in.

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