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Ho-hum: It was another Mets loss to the Nationals at Citi Field—even though it looked like the streak would end. That's a ten-game home losing streak to the Nats if you're scoring at home.
Marc Carig at Newsday breaks down Matt Harvey's interview with ESPN Radio and how the righty knows that he needs to take it slow—despite hitting the 90s during a bullpen session.
Jenrry Mejia is OK, Terry Collins proclaimed before tonight's game. Mejia was ready if needed on Tuesday; obviously he wasn't needed.
Mr. Met became the latest celebrity (person? highly visible figure?) to take the ice bucket challenge. No word yet on who he challenged to take it next. Hopefully the suit is nice and dry for tonight's game.
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Remember when we wanted Troy Tulowitzki? He's done for the year as he'll have hip surgery.
A tough season got worse in Texas; Yu Darvish is headed for the DL with an inflamed right elbow.
Byron Buxton, the #1 prospect in MLB, suffered a vicious collision while playing for Double-A Fort Myers and had to leave in an ambulance. Let's hope he's okay.
And it looks like our friends in the Bronx are having some struggles of their own.
This Date In Mets History
Nine years ago today, Pedro Martinez had a no-hit bid in the eighth. And 45 years ago today, the Mets were 9.5 games out of first place behind the Cubs. (We seem to recall 1969 being a good year, though.)
Yesterday at Amazin' Avenue
More on Terry Collins' apparent return next year.
Why we should trust the Mets' medical staff and hope for Jenrry Mejia to continue pitching.
Breaking down Jacob deGrom's emergence as a top starter in the rotation.
Should David Wright bat at a different spot in the order?