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The Mets were off last night, but still managed to build some excitement with their selection of Desmond Lindsay, an outfielder from Bradenton, FL, with the fifty-third overall pick in the first-year player draft. Lindsay has been described as an "offensive machine," by some.
Anthony Dicomo said that the Mets think they've found "a hidden gem" in Lindsay.
Travis d'Arnaud and Dilson Herrera are likely headed back to New York to join the Mets on Wednesday.
Jacob deGrom took home the National League Co-Player of the Week award, after allowing just two earned runs in fifteen innings last week.
Mike Puma writes that Terry Collins and Curtis Granderson are on different pages with their expectations.
Matt Ehalt writes that the Mets still have ample talent in the minors.
John Harper says that the Mets becoming the dominant team in New York has a lot to do with the general manager.
Joel Sherman suggests that the Mets' pitching has become "a mess."
Around the NL East
Around the Majors
Vanderbilt shortstop Dansby Swanson was taken first overall in the draft.
Jeff Sullivan evaluates the meaning of standings at this point of the year.
CJ Nitkowski talks about his draft experience, and the feeling of being drafted.
Yesterday at AA
Alex Nelson gave us a draft primer, in case you were confused about the many moving parts.
Chris Gaine writes the Mets have a 10% chance of drafting an All-Star.
Chris McShane posted a draft tracker.
Jeffrey Paternostro rolled out a late-night edition of the podcast.
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