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Jacob deGrom was his usual dominant self pitching eight scoreless innings while allowing two hits and one walk, and striking out 10. The Mets' offense supported him with four runs including a home run for Eric Campbell. Jeurys Familia then nailed down the save to give the Mets the series win.
Michael Cuddyer will have his knee examined by doctors. The Mets have insisted the injury was not serious, but Cuddyer has been hampered by the injury for some time.
There has been no change in the time tables for David Wright and Travis d'Arnaud. Wright had intended to begin baseball activities this week, while d'Arnaud remains in an elbow brace.
The Mets are interested in Ben Zobrist, but so are at least seven other teams. In addition, Oakland is in no rush to deal him.
First base prospect Dominic Smith was named the Florida State League player of the month. Over the course of 26 games during the month of June, he batted .352/.397/.472.
Around the NL East
Buster Posey is dealing with hamstring tightness. He was held out of yesterday's series finale against the Mets.
Alex Gordon suffered a seemingly severe groin injury. The injury occurred while chasing a ball at the warning track, and resulted in him being carted off of the field.
This year's home run derby participants were revealed.
This Date in Mets History
In 1969, Tom Seaver took a perfect game into the ninth inning against Cubs before allowing a hit to Jimmy Qualls. The Mets won the game 4-0.