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Mets Morning News: "Dangerous" David Wright is back

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

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Juan Lagares was asked by the Mets to steal more bases and he did it. Lagares also won ESPN's defensive player of the month award for August.

David Wright had a big day at the plate yesterday and is happy to feel dangerous again.

Joel Sherman says that the Mets should use Daniel Murphy as a super utility player. It'd be nice if he could actually play the outfield.

Josh Edgin and Daisuke Matsuzaka received cortisone shots and should be back with the team by Friday. This may finally be the winter when the Mets don't have to build a bullpen.

Toby Hyde looked at all of the promotions the Mets made in the minors over the last few days.

Second base prospect LJ Mazzilli quit social media in order to better focus on baseball. Outfielder Brandon Nimmo's carving a path to the majors.

Around the NL East

The Phillies shut out the Braves again as Maikel Franco made his big league debut. Clayton Kershaw dominated the Nationals as they fell to the Dodgers 4-1.

Around the Majors

Carlos Gomez will miss time with a sprained wrist.

Take it for what it's worth but Pat Gillick says that Ruben Amaro and Ryne Sandberg's jobs in Philly are safe.

Chris Young is back in New York! With the Yankees.

Derek Jeter's selfishness is likely holding the Yankees back.

Yesterday At AA

Have reports of Curtis Granderson's demise been exaggerated?

How can the Mets realistically get better this winter?

What should we expect from reliever Erik Goeddel?

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