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Mets Morning News: deGrom defeats Rockies, Daniel Murphy returns, David Wright's done

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

Mike Stobe

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The big news of the day was that the Mets have shut down David Wright for the rest of the season due to his lingering shoulder injury. Get well, David! With Wright out, should the Mets move Daniel Murphy to third base in order to play Dilson Herrera at second?

Could the Mets move the walls in at Citi Field again? The organization is considering it and it'd probably serve to benefit Curtis Granderson, among others on the roster.

Jacob deGrom was outstanding last night and he's now up among the best pitchers in the league.

Terry Collins, Travis d'Arnaud, and Zack Wheeler took a trip to the 9/11 Memorial & Museum yesterday.

Brandon Nimmo is on fire for the Binghamton Mets, as they won the first game of the Eastern League championship series. Bingo is the only affiliate still active but the Mets had an outstanding season on the farm. Toby Hyde looked at the newcomers to the system in his August stock watch.

Around the NL East

The Phillies beat the Pirates 4-3 last night, while the Nationals defeated the Braves 6-4, and the Marlins downed the Brewers.

Around the Majors

Author and Mets fan Paul Auster is looking for a baseball team to try his new idea to speed up baseball games. Do you agree with it?

Rumor has it that the Marlins are preparing to offer Giancarlo Stanton a franchise-record long term contract extension. It sounds like this is the moment of truth.

Jeff Samardzija would consider a return to the Cubs when he reaches free agency.

Did you know: around 1,750 baseball fans are injured by foul balls each year?

The New York Daily News has banned Chief Wahoo along with the name of the Washington NFL team.

Yesterday At AA

Jeffrey Paternostro scouted Savannah center fielder Champ Stuart.

We have performance meters for the Mets hitters and pitchers over the past week.

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