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The Mets managed to hold a lead for the better part of eight innings yesterday, but it wasn't enough for the Amazins' as the bullpen faltered and the Giants walked away with a tough 4-3 victory. If you want to relive the pain, choose your recap here: Amazin' Avenue short, long, NY Times, Daily News, NY Post, Star-Ledger, Newsday
Bobby Abreu was designated for assignment last night, in what could've been the former great's last game.
Jenrry Mejia was reportedly suffering from some lower back pain yesterday, as Ron Darling speculated on the TV broadcast.
Howie Kussoy writes that Dillon Gee's struggles should be concerning.
Bill Madden says to forget this year, and let the Mets young talent play.
David Wright has suggested that his shoulder is not the problem, as his struggles continue.
Mike Vaccaro says that if the Mets are serious about this year, they need to get rid of Chris Young.
Steven Marcus talks about how Juan Lagares is getting back in a groove.
Around the N.L. East
The folks at The Good Phight are wondering if Ruben Amaro forced the coaching staff to play Ryan Howard.
Around the Majors
Mike Petriello takes a look at some of the worst strike zones in the bigs.
Yesterday at AA
Nic Tatano writes about his life as a Mets fan away from New York.
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