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Yuck. Aaron Harang shut the Mets down as they managed just one hit and lost 6-0 to the Braves. Again, yuck.
The big news is that Ike Davis is now a member of the Pittsburgh Pirates, as the Mets pulled the trigger on a trade yesterday evening. The Mets have received reliever Zack Thornton along with a player to be named later, which sounds like it could be a significant piece. Here's a roundup of the reactions to the deal, as well as the impact it'll have on the Mets' roster.
Davis and Sandy Alderson spoke to the media after the trade was announced.
The Mets are looking for more attitude from Noah Syndergaard, as Wally Backman challenged him to have the attitude of a #1 level pitcher and not just a middle of the rotation guy.
Steven Matz is on fire early on for Single-A St. Lucie.
Yesterday At AA
Aaron Yorke previewed the Mets series with the Braves.
Matthew Callan continued his look back at the 1999 Mets.
Around the NL East
Around the Majors
Statistics show that aces don't get the benefit of close calls from umpires.
Grant Brisbee presents the 10 best team logos in baseball history.
Pace is the most consistent pitching stat, according to a piece at 538 dot com.
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