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The Mets fell to the Miami Marlins 7-5 at Citi Field last night thanks to some shoddy relief pitching and defense. Jeremy Hefner threw a nice game in his first start of the year and Daniel Murphy hit a surprising three-run home run to the opposite field. For more, check out the recaps below:
The Mets and Marlins match up again at 1:10 this afternoon on SNY. Jon Niese takes on Ricky Nolasco.
At FanGraphs, Eno Sarris talked to Dave Hudgens about the changes to Lucas Duda's swing.
Want to know the story behind John Buck's New York-centric catcher's mask? Sure you do!
Jordany Valdespin got a chance to start in center field last night and may get some more opportunities out there over the next few days.
A neck injury has Shaun Marcum day-to-day. If all goes well, the righty should hopefully begin to resume his throwing within the next day.
Yesterday At AA
Is Jeremy Hefner a major league starting pitcher? Chris McShane investigates.
Joe Sokolowski is back with This Week In Mets Quotes. Hooray!
Rob Castellano is back with the Mets Daily Farm Report. Double Hooray!
Brock Mahan looks back at April 5th in Mets History.
Around the NL East
Around the Majors
Dontrelle Willis is joining Vladimir Guerrero as a member of the Long Island Ducks.
For those of you who like John Sickels' prospect lists, he put them all in one convenient place for you.