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Mets Morning News: Terry Collins heads home from the hospital, Reed continues to dominate

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

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Meet the Mets

Terry Collins is out of the hospital, and will return to the team today. Collins underwent a number of tests after being hospitalized in Milwaukee, all of which turned out fine.

If there’s one thing Addison Reed has done this year, it’s exceed expectations. Reed has been excellent this year, posting a 1.82 ERA thus far.

Noah Syndergaard is using the power of healthy eating to stay in shape, and hopefully avoid injury.

Mike Puma noted that the only thing keeping Michael Conforto from Triple-A right now is how awful the Mets’ offense has been. Conforto has been entrenched in a deep slump, and saw doctors for an injured wrist.

Greg Prince set out to remind us that there are 100 games left in the 2016 season, and that means that we can get our hopes up.

Around the NL East

Max Scherzer pitched yet another gem, as the Nationals won 4-1. Scherzer was bidding for a perfect game until it was broken up by Addison Russell in the sixth inning.

The Phillies torched the Blue Jays 7-0, with the help of an Odubel Herrera home run. Jerad Eickoff picked up the win.

The Braves managed to score eight runs, but still lost to the Reds 9-8. It was another good night for Adam Duvall, who had three RBI.

The Marlins jumped on the Padres early, scoring seven runs in the third, en route to a 13-4 win.

Around the Majors

Cuban superstar Yulieski Guriel is officially a free agent. The third baseman is considered Cuba’s best player.

Ever wonder where certain baseball terms came from? Cut4 has the answer.

The Giants reportedly are interested in Ryan Braun. The Milwaukee outfielder would seem to be a fit for the Giants after losing Hunter Pence for the season.

Matt Snyder took a look at catchers with the best ERA. The best of the bunch may surprise you.

Former Mets farmhand Michael Fulmer continues to dominate for the Tigers. The young star pitcher has posted a 7-1 record and a 2.52 ERA.

Yesterday at AA

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

Matt Varvaro posted his Mind Boggler for the week, and he’s asking you to remember pitchers with the fewest walks.

Ketul Shah explained what a herniated disc in the neck means for David Wright.

This Date in Mets History

On June 14, 1963, Duke Snider joined an elite club when he hit his four-hundredth home run.

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