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Mets Morning News: Wacha Flinging Flames

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

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Meet The Mets

Wacha, wacha, wacha. There’s no joke here as Michael Wacha pitched a complete game shutout against the Mets, striking out eight and allowing just one walk. The Mets didn’t do much to slow him down, collecting just three hits while allowing three errors.

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Noah Syndergaard is hosting a baseball camp.

Wilmer Flores ‘will be there’ for a group of foster children tomorrow at Citi Field as part of his “Friends of Flores” program.

Matt Ehalt identifies five Mets that could be gone by the trade deadline.

With rumors swirling, Terry Collins is making it perfectly clear to his players that “...You’re a New York Met, until you’re not.”

Marvel’s Joe Quesada sat down with for a Q&A about the upcoming “Thor” bobblehead giveaway.

Chris Christie caught a foul ball at last night’s game, and was promptly booed.

Around The NL East

The Nationals have called up journeyman pitcher Edwin Jackson and officially added Sean Doolittle and Ryan Madson to their roster.

Around MLB

Trade season continues to heat up, as the Diamondbacks acquired J.D. Martinez for three prospects.

The Astros have placed Carlos Correa on the disabled list with a torn thumb ligament. He is expected to miss 6-8 weeks.

Starling Marte was activated by the Pirates from his PED suspension.

Although yet to be completed, it looks like the Yankees will be receiving Todd Frazier, David Robertson, and Tommy Kahnle from the Chicago White Sox in exchange for prospects.

Yesterday at AA

Rich Resch gave some insight to trade rumors swirling between the Mets and Yankees.

This Date In Mets History

On July 19, 1960, the National League voted to expand from eight teams to 10, with the dissolution of the Continental League. One of those new ball clubs was to be added in Metropolitan New York City. The rest, as they say, is history.