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Not only did New York find a way to break up the scoreless innings streak of Zack Greinke, but the revamped squad overcame a blown save by Jeurys Familia to defeat the Dodgers 3-2 in 10 innings. Juan Uribe played the hero by driving in the winning run to ensure that the Mets did not waste an outstanding Jacob deGrom start.
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Mark Simon breaks down a key at-bat in which Jenrry Mejia struck out Joc Pederson to keep the game tied at 2-2.
Familia has struggled lately, but don't worry. The Mets have emerged victorious in every game that he's blown a save in this year.
The changes that Sandy Alderson has made to the roster this week are already paying off.
The general manager's next move could focus on the bullpen rather than the lineup.
Speaking of the bullpen, Erik Goeddel should begin his rehab assignment soon. The right-hander suffered a strained elbow back in June.
Bobby Parnell has given the relief corps a lift even though his velocity isn't where it used to be.
David Wright technically hasn't started baseball activities yet, but he has "simulated" them.
Around the National League East
Gerrit Cole dominated the Nationals to lead Pittsburgh to a 3-1 win. The result allowed the Mets to creep within two games of Washington in the division standings.
A day after Cole Hamels's no-hitter, the Phillies pounded the Cubs 11-5. Chicago catcher David Ross came in and pitched his second perfect inning of the season.
Miami's pitchers could be more valuable on the trade market after Cincinnati dealt its ace to the Royals.
Molly Knight has a cute story about current Hall of Famer Pedro Martinez and future Hall of Famer Chipper Jones.
Around Major League Baseball
Johnny Cueto was traded from the Reds to Kansas City in exchange for three young left-handed pitchers.
The 2015 Hall of Fame induction ceremonies were held in Cooperstown on Sunday. Martinez was honored along with John Smoltz, Randy Johnson, and Craig Biggio.
Mike Trout is your new major league home run leader after he clubbed a solo shot and a grand slam against Texas.
The Mariners turned a very strange triple play during their 6-5 win over Toronto.
This date in Mets history
Gary Carter was inducted into the Hall of Fame. Also, that time the Mets were from Mercury.