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Mets Morning News: Jeurys Familia's struggles continue, the Dark Knight meets Robin as the White Sox come to town

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Your Memorial Day dose of New York Mets and MLB news, notes, and links.

Anthony Gruppuso-USA TODAY Sports

Meet the Mets

The Mets ruined Clayton Kershaw's perfect May but it was all for naught as Jeurys Familia struggled in his second straight appearance. After Curtis Granderson tied the game in the eighth, Familia again was wild and gave the lead right back in the ninth. The Mets don't have time to dwell on this series as old friend Robin Ventura and his struggling White Sox come to town for a three games.

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Jeurys Familia will attempt to move on from his tough weekend but the Mets can ill afford for this streak to continue.

Terry Collins remained firm that Matt Harvey has to keep pitching through his struggles especially since they might have pinpointed the issue with his mechanics.

Noah Syndergaard is an option out of the bullpen on Tuesday as a result of his shortened outing on Saturday.

It is a wait-and-see situation with David Wright and his sore neck, which is a new concern for the Mets.

Darryl Strawberry had some interesting advice on how to toughen up the 2016 Mets.

Around the NL East

The Braves were looking for their second sweep of the Marlins but could not get it done behind a mediocre performance by starter Julio Teheran.

Derek Dietrich led the charge for the Marlins against the Braves, but was unfortunately struck in the head with a foul ball in the dugout and had to leave the game.

The Phillies were overmatched by the Cubs, who finished off a sweep with 7-2 win.

Stephen Strasburg improved to 9-0 for the season as the Nationals pummeled the Cardinals 10-2.

Around the Majors

The back of the White Sox rotation has been underperforming recently, so they are interested in acquiring the infamous James Shields from the Padres.

Interest in the Brewers' Ryan Braun is increasing around the league since he has been productive when healthy this year. Jonathan Lucroy could be on the move for the Brewers as well.

The Yankees were one-hit by Tampa starter Jake Odorizzi but were still able to win the game.

Royals' catcher Salvador Perez will be out 7-10 days with a bruised quad as an MRI showed no structural damage. He sustained the injury when he collided with teammate Cheslor Cuthbert as he was attempting to catch a pop-up.

The Dodgers won't be receiving rotation help any time soon as Hyun-Jin Ryu suffered a setback while rehabbing an injury.

Yesterday at AA

Karl Capen followed up on the Syndergaard drama, as the right-hander said he was shocked at the ejection he received.

Steve Sypa updated all the action in the minors with the Mets Daily Prospect Report.

This Date in Mets History

In 1986, a dropped pop-up went the Mets' way when in the bottom of the 10th, Rafael Santana hit one to Giants' second baseman Robby Thompson. Thompson collided with shortstop Jose Uribe and the winning run scored from second for the Mets.

In 2000, Todd Pratt hit a pinch-hit grand slam in the top of the ninth against the Dodgers in LA. The Mets scored six runs in the inning and defeated the Dodgers 10-5.