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Mets Morning News: See you in hell (or 2014) Marlins!

In which the Mets have d'Aranud problem with the Fish, Yusmeiro Petit returns to town, and Jeffrey Loria is still terrible.

Mike Stobe

Meet the Mets

The Mets finally figured out that the Marlins are a very bad baseball team that they should beat most of the time. Granted, it took them twelve innings to do so, but it is the Mets after all.

The Mets are off today, but the Giants come to town for three starting Tuesday with a battle of Mets pitching prospects old and new as Yusmeiro Petit is scheduled to face off (or ace-off, if you will) with Zack Wheeler.

Greg Prince has not really come to praise or bury Terry Collins. I suppose you could find reasons for either, but that might take more effort than his tenure has been worth.

We should have word on the fate of Matt Harvey's ulnar collateral ligament this week.

Marc Carig chatted with Wilmer Flores about his favorite Full House episodes how his ankles are holding up.

Around the NL East

In case you've been living under a rock for the last few years, Jeffrey Loria is still the worst owner in professional sports.

The Good Phight gets old timey as the Phils play out the string. Meanwhile, whoever is responsible for the Nationals twitter retweet vault, probably has several of my tweets about the Nationals dying playoff hopes tucked away for safekeeping.

Atlanta fell to the Burch-Smith-led Padres, and no that is not a randomly-generated name from MLB: The Show. Afterwards, it was rookie hazing time.

Around MLB

Here's all of Sunday's action in one handy dandy scoreboard. Of particular note: It would seem the Rangers are in a spot of trouble.

David Laurila talks with Rockies first round pick Jon Gray.

Rob Neyer wonders if Ned Yost made the right decision leaving Jeremy Guthrie in for the eighth against Detroit. Reminder: Ned Yost was fired from his last job and the thick of a playoff race for tactical incompetence.

An I really don't link enough to Craig Robinson's work at Flip Flop Fly Ball. Let's start to rectify that.