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Mets Morning News: #ImWith28 (consecutive victories)

Your Saturday 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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With the Mets on the precipice of losing their 73rd game, Sandy Alderson says that his 90 win statement from the offseason is no less relevant today than it was back then.

Baseball Prospectus and Minor League Ball wrote about Dilson Herrera's promotion. Herrera's rise through the system was incredibly quick, so much so that the promotion was a surprise to Dilson himself. We shouldn't worry about his readiness, though, as a scout says he's equipped for the big leagues.

Injured starter Daniel Murphy's DL stint may last longer than the minimum and could cost him the rest of the year.

Jenrry Mejia is the 2nd youngest Mets pitcher to reach 20 saves in a season.

Michael Conforto spoke with Toby Hyde about his first two months of pro ball. Wally Backman is the PCL's manager of the year.

Around the NL East

The Braves rallied late to defeat the Marlins, while the Nationals knocked Felix Hernandez and the Mariners around.

Around the Majors

Bad news for the Yankees, as Masahiro Tanaka has been shut down with soreness in his pitching arm.

Ted Berg looked at 5 struggling MLB teams that could contend in 2015.

Apparently baseball is dying because people wouldn't recognize Mike Trout in a bar or something.

While on a rehab assignment, former top prospect Jesus Montero went into the stands and threatened a Mariners scout who was heckling him with a bat and also threw an ice cream sandwich at him. Oh #6org.

What does it take to get David Ortiz home without a home run?

Yesterday At AA

Get to know second baseman Dilson Herrera!

Matthew Callan's look back at the 1999 Mets continues with some shortstop fisticuffs.

Aaron Yorke previewed the Mets series with the Phillies.

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