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The Mets lost to Cincinnati 7-2 behind a trio of home runs from the Ohioans on Thursday afternoon. Jacob deGrom surrendered three runs in six innings as the Reds blocked his bid for a career-high 15 wins. He struck out five, giving him a career-high 206 Ks on the year. The Mets lead the NL with 193 home runs but failed to hit one in their three-game stay at arguably baseball’s most dinger-friendly park.
Asdrubal Cabrera is hoping the Mets will pick up his option, which would mean he’ll return to the team next season.
Speaking of players remaining with the organization, Tim Tebow has vowed to return in 2018 following a rigorous offseason.
Mets doctors have recommended shoulder surgery for Michael Conforto, who hurt himself swinging a bat last week.
Terry Collins is No. 2 on Jon Heyman’s list of managers on the hot seat.
Matt Harvey, who’ll return to a major league mound on Saturday, seems to be at peace with the idea that he might never get his upper-tier velocity back.
Around the NL East
Around the Majors
A whole mess of trades were agreed upon on Thursday. Check out SB Nation’s MLB Trade Rumors page to catch up on all the deals.
Yesterday at AA
Catch up on your favorite minor league Mets prospects right here.