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Despite a home run and a triple from Dilson Herrera, the Mets made a number of costly mistakes in a disastrous, error-filled eighth inning. If you would like to relive the misery, choose your recap here: Amazin' Avenue short, MLB.com, ESPN NY, New York Times, Post, Daily News, or Newsday.
Terry Collins was not at all happy with his team's performance, saying that it was "not a big-league baseball game"
Zack Wheeler was particularly hard on himself after his outing, saying he was "terrible."
Josh Edgin did not travel with the team to Miami, as he will have an MRI in New York.
Don't fret, Mets fans, Bartolo Colon will be with us for at least another month! This made Terry Collins quite please, as well.
The Mets are planning on giving Rafael Montero a spot start at some point in the next month, which could turn into a full-blown six-man rotation.
Bobby Parnell threw yesterday, as shown by SNY, but won't pitch off a mound until late December.
Around the N.L. East
Perhaps the biggest news around baseball yesterday, was that the Phillies threw a combined no-hitter en route to a 7-0 win over the Braves. Our friends at The Good Phight were quite obviously pleased with the result.
The Nats beat the Dodgers 6-4 on the back of a two home run day for Denard Span.
Around the Majors
Bo Porter was canned by the Astros, as rumors of tension between the front office and the coaching staff were becoming more frequent.
For the first time since April 4, the Brewers are not in first place in the N.L. Central.
As if the ice cream sandwich incident couldn't get any odder, Jesus Montero has been suspended for the rest of the season.
Ned Yost continues to stick his foot further up his mouth, by suggesting - now - that his team doesn't perform well in front of large crowds.
Joc Pederson has been called up by the Dodgers, as Mets fans everywhere begin to salivate!
Baseball America gave an early guess at the top draft picks for next season.
Yesterday at AA
Chris McShane broke out the Player Performance Meters. Pitchers can be found here, and position players here.
Aaron Yorke previewed the series against the Marlins.
Steve Schreiber took a look at the Mets forty-man roster.
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