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The Mets returned to action last night against the Miami Marlins, and were defeated 6-3. Robert Gsellman had the start, and allowed three runs in three innings before exiting the game with an apparent hamstring injury. Neil Ramirez and Jerry Blevins allowed three more runs in the seventh inning to give the Marlins the win.
After the latest in a seemingly endless string of injuries, Ron Darling had a few choice words for the way baseball has its players train and condition.
Michael Conforto sat out on Tuesday night, sidelined after suffering an injured wrist on Sunday. Zack Wheeler, however, is inching closer to his return.
Newly-promoted minor league outfielder Tim Tebow says he’s really not curious about making it to the major leagues. Honestly.
Yoenis Cespedes, Asdrubal Cabrera, and Jose Reyes - the three best friends that any Mets fan can have - have enjoyed their time as teammates, even if they may not be together much longer.
As a result of injury and mediocre play, Kevin Kernan believes Travis d’Arnaud might have played himself out of a job.
Former Mets pitcher Anthony Young has passed away as a result of his battle with a brain tumor. He was 51.
Around The NL East
With the long ball seemingly on the rise, FanGraphs suspects the reason might be an era of improved quality of contact hits.
The MLB Players Association has cancelled its plans to switch batting practice times for a weekend, which would allow fans to see their home team hit.
Yasiel Puig’s suspension for making an obscene gesture during a game in Cleveland earlier this month has been dropped. He will make a charitable donation instead.
Yesterday at AA
Steve Schreiber gave you five ironclad, bulletproof reasons why the Mets have yet to promote stud prospect Amed Rosario.