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Mets Morning News: Where have you gone Mr. Cashen? Mets nation turns its lonely eyes to you.

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

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Meet the Mets

Well, Mets fans, the game last night wasn't much fun. After a solid outing by Zack Wheeler, the Mets bullpen and some shoddy defense doomed them in during the eighth inning. If you want to relive the misery, you can find all the recaps here: Newsday, ESPN New York, Daily News, NY Post, New York Times, Star-Ledger, Amazin' Avenue short, long.

There was some sad news yesterday, as the architect of the last Mets championship team, Frank Cashen, died at age 88.

A source leaked ten months of Astros internal documents, revealing that the Mets were listening to offers on Daniel Murphy and Ike Davis during the offseason.

Touted Mets pitching prospect Gabriel Ynoa made his way to Binghamton today, as his promotion was made official.

David Wright is fine, but must rest until Friday and will miss the Braves.

Jason Fry writes that the Mets must be realistic and move pieces to set themselves up for the future.

Jason Hunt talks about Noah Syndergaard and when we might see him in the Majors.

A Queens based Mets fan is looking for funding to create a documentary on the 1986 championship club.

Around the NL East

The Nationals beat the Rockies 7-3, as Bryce Harper got on base twice in his return from the DL.

Matt Lombardo looks at some of the players the Phillies could be looking to deal at the deadline.

Our friends at The Good Phight are waving the white towel on the Phillies 2014 season.

Evan Gattis is headed to the DL with a bulging disk.

Around the Majors

Jake Arrieta was four outs away from no-hitting the Red Sox last night.

The Royals have signed Raul Ibanez, after he was dismissed by the Angels last week.

The finnl American League All-Star voting update was released on Monday.

Phil Rogers suggests that this is only the beginning for Jose Abreu.

Jeff Sullivan asks in Masahiro Tanaka really was an "idiot?"

Yesterday at AA

Chris McShane broke out the Player Performance Meters. Pitchers can be found here, and position players here.

Aaron Yorke previewed the Braves series.

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