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Mets Morning News: David Wright, our national treasure

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

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Meet the Mets

After the Mets jumped ahead of the Nationals 3-0 on Monday, the boys from Washington came back on a Wilson Ramos grand slam. Now trailing 5-3, the Mets rallied, tying the game, before David Wright put them up for good with a run-scoring single, as they would go on to win 8-5.

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It seems as though Sandy Alderson and Matt Harvey may have made a compromise on the amount of innings Matt Harvey has left, but Sandy quickly downplayed their discussions.

Mike Vaccaro wrote that for David Wright, the good times are here to stay.

Kristie Ackert notes that the future doesn't matter for Yoenis Cespedes, because he's been unbelievable in the present.

With the minor league affiliates' seasons now over, the Mets may have three top prospects examined by doctors.

CJ Nitkowski suggested that the Mets are setting a dangerous precedence with Harvey situation, by allowing Scott Boras to bully them.

The Mets recalled three players from Las Vegas.

David Lennon said that Matt Harvey can learn from David Wright.

Dayn Perry noted that the Mets' offense has become one of the best in MLB.

Around the NL East

The Marlins blew up in the fifth inning, giving up five runs to the Brewers, en route to a 9-1 loss.

The Braves beat the Phillies 7-2, as they pulled two games ahead in the battle for second-to-last place in the NL East.

Bryce Harper was not very happy with Nationals fans heading for the exits early on Monday.

Around the Majors

The Blue Jays should be getting Marcus Stroman back just in time for the stretch run.

Owen Watson wrote that Joey Votto is having a historically good season, for a player on a last-place team.

Yankees prospect Greg Bird has filled in nicely for Mark Teixeira.

The Cubs' rout of the Cardinals yesterday tightened up the NL Central.

Yesterday at AA

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

Matt Varvaro wants you to try to name all of the Mets pitchers with 75 appearances in a season.

Kevin Palermo wrote that the Mets must not limit Jeurys Familia to the closer's role.

Jeffrey Paternostro scouted Raphael Ramirez of the Kingsport Mets.

Aaron Yorke previewed the series against the Nationals.

This Date in Mets History

On September 8, 1993, the Mets were no-hit by Darryl Kile, on the day that Butch Huskey made his debut.

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