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The Mets beat the Braves in their first-ever game at SunTrust Park. The Mets won behind another strong offensive performance, beating the Braves 7-5. They’ll need to keep the offense up though, as Noah Syndergaard is headed to the DL with a tear in his right lat, an injury that cost Steven Matz two months time back in 2015. Robert Gsellman did nothing to inspire confidence, giving up five runs in five innings.
David Lennon of Newsday doesn’t think the Mets should get off so easy.
Bob Klapisch took Alderson to task for his lack of connection with reality.
Even the New York Times piled on.
Syndergaard himself had a message for Mets fans after the win.
The Mets’ outside options for pitching help are not so great.
Wilmer Flores homered in his second rehab game and should be back with the team shortly.
The Mets recalled Paul Sewald to take Syndergaard’s roster spot.
FanGraphs ran a report on Robert Gsellman’s in-game velocity drops.
Around the NL East
Adam Jones was subject to racist abuse at Fenway Park and had a bag of peanuts thrown at him by a fan.
Yesterday at AA
Aaron Yorke previewed the Mets/Braves series.
Matt Varvaro delivered another Monday Morning Mets Mind Boggler.
Steve Sypa handled the Mets Daily Prospect Report.
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