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Mets Morning News: Dice-K comes up snake eyes once again

Your Wednesday morning dose of New York Mets and Major League Baseball news, notes, and links.

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Meet the Mets

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Despite the Mets' freefall to 10 games below .500, Terry Collins thinks the team is not done yet. For the sake of his job and my enjoyment of summer baseball, let's hope so.

Dillon Gee will rehab with the Cyclones yet again this weekend.

The debut of Noah Syndergaard may not happen this season, said Collins. And that was before Thor got knocked around for Triple-A Las Vegas last night.

Travis d'Arnaud's trip to Las Vegas was very helpful in fixing what was ailing the young catcher.

Toby Hyde recapped the June stock of some of the Mets' top prospects.

Yesterday At AA

Aaron Yorke looked at the past week in Mets uniform fashions.

Around the NL East

The Marlins beat the Phillies 5-4, while the Nationals rrocked the Rockies 7-1.

Around the Majors

A loophole could help prospects with upside smoke their way onto 40-man rosters.

Why is it that so many sportswriters like Bruce Springsteen?

Joe Posnanski wrote about the remarkable career of Raul Ibanez.

In ex-Mets pitcher news, the Red Sox released lefty Chris Capuano. Maybe the Mets can bring him back. We know that'd make Keith Hernandez very happy. Also, Chris Young (the pitcher) is having some surprising success with the Mariners. How is he doing it?

Continuing with the ex-Mets trend, Mike Hessman has set the International League home run record with his 259th dinger. Congrats to Mike on his achievement!

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