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The Mets had another tremendous outing last night, as they broke the Phillies early by sending eight to the plate and scoring four runs in the first. Bartolo Colon looked excellent again, and Travis d'Arnaud provided the exclamation point with a three run blast. If you want to relieve the magic of Mets baseball, choose your recap here: Amazin Avenue long, short, Newsday, Daily News, New York Times, Star-Ledger, ESPN New York
Fred Kerber writes that a Bartolo Colon deal might happen, despite Sandy suggesting otherwise.
Kevin Kernan suggests that the Mets are better off keeping their young pitching.
Dan Martin writes that Jacob deGrom's innings are getting up there, and that's a problem.
Jacob deGrom was also named N.L. Player of the Week. Congrats Jacob!
Tim Rohan writes on the evolution of Lucas Duda.
Dave Hutchinson tells us that Travis d'Arnaud is finally having fun, which has contributed to his success.
Sandy Alderson told the press that he doesn't share Tony LaRussa's sentiments on knowing that players used steroids.
Alderson also suggested that the Mets would likely stay put at the deadline, for what it's worth...
Around the N.L. East
John Stolnis writes about the trade market for Cole Hamels.
Around the Majors
Derek Jeter - in case you were wondering, he's going to retire at the end of the year - surpassed Carl Yastrzemskion the all-time hit list last night.
Jeff Sullivan reviews Matt Kemp's trade value.
The Jon Lester trade market appears to be heating up, as two more clubs have shown interest.
The Dodgers made a move for Darwin Barney yesterday,
Yesterday at AA
Paul Goebel gave us Jon Niese's trade profile.
Aaron Yorke previewed the current Phillies series.
Michael Donato gave us a lesson in Norse mythology.
Matthew Callan reminds us that we have a reason to be mad at the Hall of Fame, but it shouldn't be unexpected.
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