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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.
Noah Syndergaard is an option out of the bullpen on Tuesday as a result of his shortened outing on Saturday.
Darryl Strawberry had some interesting advice on how to toughen up the 2016 Mets.
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Around the Majors
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.
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.