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Mets Morning News: Cespedes done for the season, Wright shut down

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

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Meet the Mets

Yoenis Cespedes is done for the season.

David Wright also appears to be done after his comeback attempt was cut short due to recurring shoulder pain.

The Mets will likely have to play the Astros in Tampa due to the catastrophic flooding from Hurricane Harvey.

Tim Tebow’s signing has proved a huge moneymaker for the Mets’ minor league system, as Tebow’s drawn record numbers to St. Lucie games this year.

Jay Bruce would welcome a return to the Mets next season, if they want him.

The Mets aren’t concerned about Dominic Smith’s slow start.

Matt Harvey will come off the DL on Friday, and is scheduled to start for the Mets.

Around the NL East

The Phillies continue to have the Braves’ number, and beat them 6-1.

The Nationals were boosted to a win over the Marlins by the returning Jayson Werth and Max Scherzer.

Federal Baseball ripped into Marlins Man for his comments on the poor attendance at Sunday night’s Nationals game.

The Nationals will activate Trea Turner today.

Around MLB

The Rangers refused to swap home series with the Astros following the severe flooding in Houston, forcing the teams to play in Tampa this week. The Rangers’ decision did not sit well with folks on social media.

Adam Jones passed Cal Ripken Jr. for an Orioles record with his 25th home run of the season.

The Royals haven’t scored a run for a remarkable 43 straight innings.

Milwaukee Brewers minor leaguer Julio Mendez suffered a heart attack after getting hit in the chest by a pitch. The game was called off and Mendez remains hospitalized in serious condition.

Matt Carpenter will donate $10,000 every time he hits a home run for the rest of the season to relief efforts for Hurricane Harvey.

Yesterday at AA

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

In “this year’s Mets could be worse” news, at this point in the 1962 season, the Mets had lost 100 games.