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Mets Morning News: Colon allows a run, Warthen appears okay after heart scare

Your Friday morning dose of New York Mets and Major League Baseball news, notes, and links.

Brett Davis-USA TODAY Sports

Meet the Mets

Bartolo Colon had his scoreless innings streak snapped at 31 in Atlanta last night, but the Mets prevailed anyway thanks in part to an RBI single by the man himself. Kevin Plawecki and Juan Uribe pitched in with three RBI a piece to help New York defeat the Braves 7-2.

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Before the game we got some scary news, as pitching coach Dan Warthen was hospitalized with an accelerated heart beat. Fortunately, it sounds like Warthen is going to be okay, though he'll likely be away from the ballpark tonight.

Despite Colon's recent dominance, he's not a lock for the postseason rotation.

The Mets were just lucky to get the game in last night, as Turner Field looked like a swimming pool around 7:00 p.m.

Jacob deGrom could be the next Mets starter to get some extra rest.

The Post is finally starting to warm up to Sandy Alderson. Wait, wasn't he a fraud three months ago? Also, Marc Carig with a great cameo in that link.

Around the National League East

The one weakness in Bryce Harper's game? Not enough guys are on base when he goes deep.

After months of speculation, the Phillies have finally parted ways with Ruben Amaro Jr.

The Good Phight explores the worst moves of Amaro's Phillies tenure.

Meanwhile, the Marlins are expecting Dan Jennings to jump back to the front office when the 2015 campaign ends.

While Atlanta's 2015 hopes have fallen apart, the team is still on track with its rebuilding efforts.

Around the majors

Grant Brisbee predicts which awards arguments will be the most intense as the season winds down.

The Tigers might have already decided to fire Brad Ausmus at the end of this year's campaign.

Nelson Cruz became the second player this year and the fourth ever Mariners slugger to reach 40 home runs.

ESPN has 10 burning questions for the rest of the regular season.

Don't take these Mets victories against the NL East for granted. Over in the Central, Pittsburgh has somehow dropped seven in a row to Milwaukee.

Cleveland's Francisco Lindor is giving Carlos Correafierce competitor in the American League Rookie of the Year discussion. released its Prospect Team of the Year.

Here is how baseball will be honoring the anniversary of September 11, 2001.

Yesterday at Amazin' Avenue

Steve Schreiber encouraged fans not to be so fatalistic and enjoy this fun Mets ride while it lasts.

Mike Warshaw was on the scene in Washington to experience the frustration of Nationals fans during Wednesday night's series finale.

Sydney Hunte analyzed the five biggest contracts in Mets history. Could the team hand out its biggest deal yet to Yoenis Cespedes this winter?

Rich Resch broke down the strongest and weakest teams in the Mets' annual fantasy football draft.

We're less than one week away from Amazin' Avenue Live in Queens!

This date in Mets history

Nolan Ryan debuted for the Mets at age 19, and John Olerud hit for the cycle.