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Mets Morning News: The Mets did that thing where they didn't win for the first time in a while

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

Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports

Meet the Mets

Choose Your Recap: Amazin' Avenue, MLB.com, ESPN NY, Daily News, New York Times, Associated Press, NY Post, Bergen Record, Newsday

Yoenis Cespedes has helped the Mets make a historic U-turn. One hideous week for the Tigers made the deal to the Mets possible. The story of how the trade went down is pretty great and there's also an extra little nugget about Yoenis' tv watching habits in there to enjoy.

The best outfield in MLB since August 1 resides in Queens.

Bartolo Colon can actually hit a little bit!

Terry Collins is starting to think ahead to the Mets' playoff series with the Dodgers.

A trio of grannies are the most hardcore Mets fans ever.

Curtis Granderson was among the 2015 Roberto Clemente Award nominees. Way to go, Curtis!

Four Mets players visited NYFD firefighters yesterday.

Around the NL East

Stephen Strasburg dominated the Phillies with 14 strikeouts and the Nationals were victorious 4-0.

In a very shocking turn of events, the Braves walked off on the Blue Jays, winning 3-2.

Jonathan Papelbon even blamed the Phillies' bat boy for them not wanting to win. Maybe sit a few plays out there, Jon.

Could Giancarlo Stanton hit the trade block? He was in the midst of a great season before suffering a hamate injury and is still just 25 but the frequency of his injuries is a bit worrisome.

Around the Majors

Joe Maddon appears to be the leader for the NL Manager of the Year but could Terry Collins get it on it?

Giants infielder Matt Duffy wrote about his first full season with the Giants at The Players' Tribune.

The Rangers and Astros have a brand new rivalry, a nice byproduct of the Astros move to the AL a few years back.

Gregory Polanco threw Trevor Cahill out at first base for the good old 9-3 putout!

The Indians fireworks guy set off fireworks for a Royals home run.

This Date In Mets History

September 16th was a day of 20's for longtime Mets Jerry Koosman and Howard Johnson.

Yesterday At AA

What does Logan Verrett's future with the Mets look like?

Lucas Duda has struggled in his return to the Mets.

Cespedes is overshadowing his teammates Travis d'Arnaud and Curtis Granderson, who have been excellent.

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