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Mets Morning News: Mets remain ice cold in Hotlanta

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MLB: New York Mets at Atlanta Braves Brett Davis-USA TODAY Sports

Meet the Mets

The Mets hoped to turn a new leaf after getting swept by the Cubs, but things continued apace in Atlanta as sparse offense doomed the Mets to yet another loss. With Rafael Montero on the mound, the Mets were simply unable to plate many runs, going 1-for-7 with runners in scoring position.

Choose your recap: Amazin’ Avenue short and long, Post, Daily News,,, Bergen County Record.

Noah Syndergaard may pitch out of the bullpen this weekend.

Amed Rosario is officially the fastest shortstop in baseball.

Meet the Mets fan who soared to viral fame after he gave the Yankees the thumbs down at Citi Field.

Around the NL East

The Dodgers found their groove again for a night and trounced the Nationals.

The Brewers showed some real class and decorated Miller Park especially for the Marlins, who were forced to move their home games there due to damage Marlins Park sustained during Hurricane Irma.

The Phillies were shutout by the A’s Daniel Mengden.

Around MLB

It had to happen sometime, and the Indians finally lost on Friday night.

John Lackey and Wilson Contreras got tossed after going ballistic when umpire John Baker blew a call.

Red Sox pitchers combined for 24 strikeouts in a 15-inning game against the Rays.

MLB has fined the Yankees and Red Sox undisclosed amounts after completing an investigation into the Apple Watch sign-stealing saga.

The Angels sent Elvin Rodriguez to the Tigers to complete their trade for Justin Upton.

Yesterday at AA

Joe Sokolowski was back with another edition of “This Week in Mets Quotes.”

Aaron Yorke previewed the Mets/Braves series.

This Date in Mets History

Jerry Koosman reached twenty wins for the only time as a Met on this date in 1976.