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Mets Morning News: Syndergaard has a mysterious illness and also the early lead for year’s best bobblehead

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

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Meet the Mets

Noah Syndergaard is suffering from a mysterious, flu-like illness that doctors can’t seem to diagnose. His bobblehead this season is going to be an entirely different sort of sick, though.

Tim Tebow finally got a hit. Next stop: MVP.

Jose Reyes has been sued by his ex-girlfriend, who alleges that Reyes has been a deadbeat dad to their alleged love child.

Five Mets prospects have landed on Fangraphs’ top 100 prospects list.

Doc Gooden has vowed never to talk to Darryl Strawberry again, as their long-simmering spat seems to be continuing.

The Mets’ ballpark revenue is approaching all-time highs.

The State of Florida has told Port St. Lucie that they’re eligible for a $20 million grant to help renovate First Data Field.

Around the NL East

Bartolo Colon did not have a good start for the Braves yesterday.

The Nationals and Tigers played to a 3-3 tie.

The Phillies lost to the Orioles, but prospect Nick Williams had a great game.

The Marlins were busy getting whooped by the Amazins.

Around MLB

Ian Desmond will be out indefinitely after being told he’ll need hand surgery.

Dodgers shortstop Corey Seager is healing from his back injury but is unlikely to be back this week.

Israel finally lost a game in the World Baseball Classic, falling 12-2 to the Netherlands.

Manny Ramirez’s contract in Japan this year includes unlimited sushi.

Reds starter Anthony DeSclafani has been diagnosed with a sprained UCL.

Venezuela rallied in the ninth inning to defeat Italy in the World Baseball Classic.

Yesterday at AA

Thomas Henderson examined the importance of Curtis Granderson to the Mets for this season.

Eric Simon wants to know if you have any special, lucky Mets gear.

Matt Varvaro delivered another Monday Morning Mets Mind Boggler.

This Date in Mets History

George Weiss became the Mets’ first President on this date in 1961.