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Despite two home runs and six RBI from Jay Bruce, the Mets fell to Atlanta 9-7 at SunTrust Park. Matt Harvey was not sharp, getting tagged for eight hits and six earned runs over 5.1 innings.
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Despite his poor results, Matt Harvey insisted he’d felt the “best I've felt in a long time.”
Travis d’Arnaud exited Tuesday’s game with a sore right wrist.
Fred Kerber of the Post wondered if Michael Conforto would hold onto the leadoff spot.
Doc Gooden hopes Noah Syndergaard can make a speedy recovery.
Terry Collins gave Curtis Granderson a day off to rediscover his swing.
Wilmer Flores and Brandon Nimmo continued their rehab assignments at Triple-A Las Vegas.
Around the NL East
The Diamondbacks defeated Washington, 6-3. The Nats opted to promoted Jacob Turner to their starting rotation, while demoting Joe Ross to Triple-A.
Matt Wisler has settled in to the Braves’ bullpen.
Jeremy Hellickson was hit hard in a loss to the Cubs.
Former Presidential candidate Jeb Bush is “confident” he will complete his purchase of the Miami Marlins.
Around Major League Baseball
Dave Cameron of FanGraphs isn’t convinced the Nationals should move Trea Turner to center field.
Edinson Volquez left his start early with a thumb blister.
Zach Kram of The Ringer came up with one stat for each team to explain their positional ranking.
David Roth of VICE Sports discussed Noah Syndergaard’s injury, amongst other issues in the Mets’ universe.
Adam Jones received an ovation at Fenway Park.
Yesterday at Amazin’ Avenue
James Schapiro profiled the Mets on this year’s All-Star ballot.
This Date in Mets History
On this date in 1988, David Cone pitched his first career shutout against the Atlanta Braves, allowing eight hits while striking out five.
Happy birthday to Chris Cannizzaro and Jack DiLauro!