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Mets Morning News: Seager’s silver bullets sink the Mets like a rock

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

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Meet the Mets

Hopefully you slept through this one.

Robert Gsellman, in a hometown performance with his own grandmother in attendance, allowed seven runs in four-and-one-third innings with all of the damage coming from home runs. Gsellman allowed a pair of two-run shots in the first to Cory Seager and Cody Bellinger. And Seager, who apparently hadn’t had enough, hit a solo home run in the fourth and a three-run blast in the fifth to put the Dodgers up by a score of 10-0.

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With the season seemingly fading and the Dodgers lying in wait during the post season, Kevin Kernan thinks that our chances of reaching October might be a delusion.

Jose Reyes had a good night on Monday, but the next few weeks will be crucial to his future with the team.

Tyler Pill will take the hill on Wednesday.

Master comedian and GM Sandy Alderson called the Charleston RiverDogs digs at Tim Tebow ‘very minor league.’

Asdrubal Cabrera is expected to return to the club on Friday. He went 2-for-4 with St. Lucie last night.

Around the NL East

The Nationals reeled in the Marlins 12-3.

The Phillies DFA’d Jeanmar Gomez and Michael Saunders. They also lost to the Cardinals 8-1.

Freddie Freeman may be taking the ‘new Chipper Jones’ mantle to a new level, as the Braves are considering moving him to third base when he returns from his injuries.

Around MLB

Though he did technically violate a rule, Anthony Rizzo will not be disciplined for a hard slide into Padres catcher Austin Hedges.

Former Met Dillon Gee has inked a minor league deal with the Minnesota Twins.

Justin Verlander thinks that the baseballs themselves are juiced. Stay woke, everyone.

As a new benefit of the Collective Bargaining Agreement, MLB and Northeastern University have announced a joint program to provide continuing education for major league players.

Yesterday at AA

Steve Schreiber broke down This Week in SNY.

This Date In Mets History

We remember the recently passed former Senator Jim Bunning, who threw a perfect game against the Mets on this date in 1964.