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The Mets once again fired up the offense in the late innings, taking down the Braves in twelve behind a clutch RBI from Yoenis Cespedes. Though Cespedes struggled most of the night, he turned it on when it counted, plating Robert Gsellman, who had pitched two strong innings to keep the Mets in the game. The Mets got some insurance from Asdrubal Cabrera and got back in the win column after a disappointing start to their series with Atlanta.
Matt Harvey has struggled mightily, and Ken Davidoff thinks his best role at the moment would be as the bullpen mop-up man.
Kristie Ackert thinks Mickey Callaway might still be able to salvage Harvey.
Yoenis Cespedes is considering getting back to golfing to bust out of his slump.
Thomas Nido became the first Met to throw out a runner this year in last night’s game. And he didn’t just throw out one, he caught two.
Justin Dunn is trying to clear his mind in a quest to regain his form.
Cannon Chadwick, the Mets’ 9th round pick in the 2017 draft, appears to have retired.
Forbes points out the weak points in an otherwise strong Mets season so far.
A Mets fan has offered Ed Kranepool his kidney.
Around the National League East
Around Major League Baseball
A 1952 Mickey Mantle card sold for an insane $2.88 million at auction.
Minor league baseball pays most of its players a slave wage, and The Ringer says that needs to change.
Alex Rodriguez’s kidnapped “nephew” may not actually be his nephew after all.
Yesterday at Amazin’ Avenue
Joe Sokolowski was back with another “This Week in Mets Quotes.”
Daniel Convery handled the Daily Prospect Report.
This Date in Mets History
Happy birthday to Jesse Orosco, who was born on this date in 1957.