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Mets Morning News: The time is gone, the song is over, thought I'd something more to say

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Meet the Mets

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Baseball is still the king of New York City thanks to the buzz of Mets/Yankees. For what it's worth, John Kruk thinks the Mets will rule the kingdom for the next 4-5 years.

Bad news on closer Bobby Parnell, who has been shut down for a little while with forearm pain. Not a good sign. Parnell's pain has been Jeurys Familia's gain so far. The Mets and Yankees are helping MLB try to solve the Tommy John surgery epidemic.

Logan Verrett was designated for assignment by the Rangers yesterday, meaning there's a chance the righthander could be headed back to the Mets.

Statcast delved into Juan Lagares' unbelievable catch from a few nights ago against the Braves.

Matt Harvey goes to the hill tonight and he's more noticeably cautious with the media.

Around the NL East

The Phillies defeated the Braves 1-0 with some small ball.

Sugar Ray Marimon and Brandon Cunniff are down for the count, as the Braves demoted both relievers down to Triple-A.

The Marlins defeated the Nationals 3-2.

Here's how pitchers are attacking Marlins outfielder Christian Yelich so far this season. Meanwhile, Marlins' ace Jose Fernandez became a US Citizen!

Around the Majors

The Rangers are on the verge of reacquiring outfielder Josh Hamilton from the Angels.

Mookie Betts' rise was a surprise that shouldn't have been a surprise.

Chris Sale tried to go into the Royals clubhouse after Thursday night's game, which featured a brawl.

Alex Rodriguez has seen his image molded many times, trying to fit into a number of sports media stereotypes.

The Orioles considered boycotting a game against the Blue Jays due to Rogers Centre's terrible new turf.

Yesterday At AA

We previewed this Subway Series both here at AA and with Pinstripe Alley.

Check out the best in FanShots and FanPosts over the last week.

Here's a brief history of Mets 11-game win streaks.

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