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R.A. Dickey didn't always know where his knuckleball was going, but it was good enough to limit the Mets to just one run in seven-and-one-third innings. Meanwhile, the Blue Jays rallied for five runs against Bartolo Colon in the fourth en route to a 7-1 win and a series split.
The pitching matchup marked the first time since 2008 that two hurlers who were both at least 40 years old squared off.
After the game, Terry Collins said that his team is playing sluggishly.
Juan Lagares's lingering elbow injury could be more serious than we were led to believe.
The Mets have agreed to terms with their top two 2015 draft picks, outfielder Desmond Lindsay and left-handed pitcher Max Wotell
Although Dillon Gee has yet to be reassigned, the Mets had no issue giving his jersey number to recent call-up Logan Verrett.
The Times praised the late Nelson Doubleday for not meddling in baseball operations when he owned the Mets.
Around the National League East
The Fish placed Martin Prado on the disabled list and called up catcher Jhonatan Solano.
Around Major League Baseball
The top priority for commissioner Rob Manfred remains the growth of youth baseball. The Times reports that Manfred doesn't want to see the national pastime become a "country club sport."
Grant Brisbee says this dumb All-Star voting controversy is exactly what the league office wants.
In that case, I suppose Manfred won't be upset at Bless You Boys for hacking the online ballot in just 20 minutes.
Not so fast, though. MLBAM CEO Bob Bowman says that the company is throwing out phony ballots.
During Houston's 8-4 win over Colorado, Carlos Correa became the second-youngest player in the last 100 years to steal three bases in one game. The younger guy was Rickey Henderson
During Boston's win over Atlanta, Pablo Sandoval was benched because he was on Instagram during the previous night's game.
Yesterday at Amazin' Avenue
Alex Nelson provided a prospect profile of Mets 19th-round draft pick Nic Enright.
Chris Gaine reminisced on that time that Jose Bautista was a Met for a few hours.
This date in Mets history
A number of Met pitchers had memorable performances.