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Mets Morning News: Mets slay the Giants, Harvey saga continues

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

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Meet the Mets

The Mets found a new way to win last night, trailing from the first inning through the bottom of the ninth before Neil Walker delivered a Giant-killing blow, and singled home the winning run for a 4-3 Mets victory.

Choose your recap: Amazin Avenue short and long, Bergen Record, Daily News,, Newsday,, Post, Times.

Matt Harvey will be starting again in Friday’s game against the Brewers, but his situation continues to get uglier.

The Mets apparently sent security personnel to Harvey’s residence to “check” on him.

The New York Post claims Harvey was out partying at 1Oak nightclub until 4 AM on the night before the game he missed.

The Daily News’ Kristie Ackert believes the Mets need to trade Harvey sooner rather than later.

Yoenis Cespedes could be back in about two weeks, according to Terry Collins.

The Mets designated Adam Wilk for assignment to make room for Tommy Milone on the roster. Milone is likely to start Wednesday’s game in place of Rafael Montero.

Around the NL East

The Braves acquired Danny Santana from the Minnesota Twins, sending Kevin Chapman and cash to the Twin Cities.

The Braves also called-off their Ryan Howard project, and released the former All-Star from his contract.

The Nationals lost to the Orioles, allowing the Mets to gain some much-needed ground on them.

The Marlins lost to the Cardinals, and also lost Miguel Rojas to a broken thumb.

Around MLB

The Padres acquired Matt Szczur from the Cubs.

A massive hailstorm that blanketed Coors Field, caused the cancellation of the Rockies/Cubs game.

Pirates pitcher Jameson Taillon underwent surgery to remove suspected testicular cancer.

Grant Bisbee discuses why the reeling Giants are unlikely to hold a fire sale at the deadline.

The Cubs placed Jason Heyward on the 10-day DL with a sprained finger.

Gift Ngoepe is the first African-born player in MLB history. The New York Times looks at the significance of that.

Yesterday at AA

Aaron Yorke previewed the Mets/Giants series.

Chris McShane handled the player performance meters for pitchers and position players.

Ketul Shah looked at how you can prevent lat injuries.

Matt Varvaro delivered another Monday Morning Mets Mind Boggler.

Daniel Convery brought you the Daily Prospect Report.

This Date in Mets History

In one of the weirder incidents in Mets history (and that’s saying a lot), two cameramen were ejected from a Mets game on this date in 1984 for showing Mets third base coach Bobby Valentine replay footage from a controversial call.