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Bartolo Colon surrendered five runs before he could record six outs and that was all the run support Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw would need in a 5-0 Mets loss on Thursday night. Colon settled in, not giving up a hit for the rest of his five-inning outing. Kershaw struck out 13 in a complete game shutout for his fifth win of the season.
Assistant general manager John Ricco reassured fans and media that Noah Syndergaard's recent elbow exam was just a precautionary measure.
The Mets' ace spent a day out on the town, hanging out with New Yorkers while dressed like his namesake, Thor.
Jeff Sullivan looked at the Dodgers' approach to pitching to Syndergaard after his two home runs on Wednesday.
One more on Syndergaard: Kevin Kernan wrote a story about the fireballer's high school days, massive home runs, and a donkey.
NJ.com's Ed Lucas did a deep dive on the old Ralph Kiner-hosted Mets postgame show Kiner's Korner.
One Mets fan bet another Mets fans that Bartolo Colon wouldn't hit a home run in 2016. The price? This Bart tattoo.
BP Mets assessed David Wright's surprisingly strong start to the season.
Around the NL East
Around the Majors
Royals Review made a case for reliever Danny Duffy to shift back to the starting rotation.
MLB has already started backing off the "Chase Utley rule," most likely to avoid controversies like the ones surrounding the sliding rule in April.
Three teams are interested in signing starting pitcher Tim Lincecum.
Yesterday at AA
Amazin' Audio talked Bartolo's big bat and chatted with Fangraphs' Eno Sarris.
This Date in Mets History
Master of disguise and former Mets manager Bobby Valentine turns 66 today.
In 2000, the Mets released Rickey Henderson.