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Mets Morning News: Matz needs surgery, Mets lose again

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Meet the Mets

Robert Gsellman pitched a good start against the Diamondbacks, but the Mets’ offense simply couldn’t power them to victory. A game that went into extra innings after the Mets scored just one run in nine innings was lost when Erik Goeddel gave up a two-run home run to A.J. Pollock.

Choose your recap: Amazin’ Avenue short and long, Post, Daily News, Newsday,,

Steven Matz will require surgery to fix his ulnar nerve irritation.

The solar eclipse forced the Mets to move up the start time of their third annual military softball game.

Jeurys Familia will continue rehabbing with the Brooklyn Cyclones as he looks to make his return to the Mets.

Around the NL East

Dan Winkler returned to the Braves, but it wasn’t enough to help them get a win on Monday.

Bruce Bochy thinks Hector Neris is an idiot.

Around MLB

The Twins sent Miguel Sano to the DL.

The Indians continue to be beset by injuries.

Enjoy this photo of Bartolo Colon watching the total eclipse.

Paul Janish has retired after being released by the Orioles.

Yesterday at AA

Brian Salvatore offered an update on the Steven Matz situation.

Aaron Yorke previewed the Mets/Diamonbacks series.

Chris McShane had player performance meters for pitchers and position players.

Matt Varvaro was back with another Monday Morning Mets Mind Boggler.

Steve Sypa handled the Daily Prospect Report.

This Date in Mets History

Carlos Delgado hit his 400th career home run on this date in 2006.