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Mets Morning News: Mets headed for the Inner Harbor

Your Tuesday morning dose of New York Mets and MLB news, notes, and links.

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Meet the Mets

After suffering an undisclosed setback, the Mets aren't counting on Rafael Montero returning this season.

David Wright should be back when the Mets get to Philadelphia, writes Adam Rubin.

Mike Puma opined that the Mets' best bullpen option is in Triple-A.

John Harper wrote that the Nationals should hire Wally Backman, if they fire Matt Williams. I think many Mets fans would be in favor of this.

Owen Watson at JABO wrote that Curtis Granderson is turning back the clock with his performance.

Orioles pitching coach Dave Wallace spoke highly of Terry Collins before their series, saying that he's rallied the Mets.

Matt Ehalt said that Juan Uribe's outlandish attitude has made the Mets' clubhouse more fun.

Around the NL East

Craig Kimbrel got a save against his old club, as the Padres beat the Braves 5-3.

The Marlins beat the Brewers 6-2, behind Dee Gordon and Derek Dietrich's offense.

The Washington Post is not high on the Nationals' chances the rest of the way.

Around the Majors

There was a scary moment in the Yankees game last night, when Bryan Mitchell was struck in the face with a line drive.

MLB has agreed to terms on partial in-market streaming in the future.

Matthew Tureblood wrote that we fail to learn anything in a 162-game season.

John Farrell's longtime friend Terry Francona joined him for his first chemotherapy session.

Yesterday at AA

Chris McShane broke out the Player Performance Meters for this past week. You can find pitchers here, and position players here.

Steven Jacobetz recorded what he thinks the four best in-season trades were for the Mets.

Scot Cohen wrote about a subtle change Matt Harvey made.

Chris Gaine made note of Bobby Parnell's struggles.

Matt Varvaro wants you to try to remember all of the one-hitters thrown by Mets.

This Date in Mets History

On this date in Mets history, Tommie Agee was inducted into the team's Hall of Fame.

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