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The Mets didn't play last night, and no Met took part in the Home Run Derby, but it was still an entertaining show. Using a new format, Todd Frazier beat Giancarlo Stanton on the National League side, but would fall to Yoenis Cespedes, who defeated Jose Bautista on his way to the title. If you want to relive the action, here's a recap of the event.
John Harper writes that the Murphy trade talk has waned after his All-Star surge.
Adam Rubin reports that the Mets are aggressively shopping Bartolo Colon for shortstop and left field help.
Kevin Kernan writes about Noah Syndergaard's ambitious plan to become an All-Star next year.
Mets farmhand Allan Dykstra took home the Triple-A Home Run Derby crown last night. Congrats Allan!
Toby Hyde writes about Champ Stuart's amazing accomplishment in Savannah.
Around the NL East
Cliff Lee was touched up in a minor league rehab start yesterday.
Around the Majors
Richard Sandomir writes how the public is becoming less interested in the All-Star festivities, and its TV ratings show it.
Jayson stark writes that the Home Run Derby puts an exclamation point on the legend of Yoenis Cespedes.
Yesterday at AA
Aaron Yorke looks at the Mets uniforms from the past week.
Chris McShane also asked if the Mets approach has changed under Lamar Johnson.
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