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Meet the Mets

Just when it looked like the Mets were poised for a late-inning comeback that would see them take a 2-0 series lead over the Brewers, their hopes crashed back down to earth in the most depressing of ways. A.J. Ramos did his best Kenny Rogers circa 1999 NLCS impression, and walked two batters in a row to walk in the winning run in the 10th inning. The Mets lost 4-3 to Milwaukee.

Choose your recap: Amazin’ Avenue short and long, NY Times, Post, Daily News, Newsday, Bergen County Record, MLB.com

Aaron Judge is rooting for Brandon Nimmo, and isn’t surprised by his former teammate’s success.

Amed Rosario is apparently working on his bunting skills.

The Mets are unlikely to pursue the recently released Hanley Ramirez.

The Mets might pull a Rays and start Lugo or Gsellman and pitch them for only an inning or two during the second game of Monday’s doubleheader.

Juan Lagares had a successful surgery on his foot.

Mike Piazza is going to be the guest of honor at the North Jersey Sports Awards.

Yoenis Cespedes began a running progression program yesterday.

Around the National League East

The Red Sox rained home runs on the Braves and beat them 6-2.

The Phillies lost to the Blue Jays.

Daniel Murphy, who’s missed the entire season so far for the Nationals, is about to begin a rehab assignment.

The Nats beat the Marlins despite a weak start from Max Scherzer.

Around Major League Baseball

The Mariners traded for the Rays’ Alex Colome and Denard Span.

The two-seam / sinker is rapidly falling out of favor among MLB pitchers.

Someone paid nearly $100,000 for a Derek Jeter rookie card.

When the Yankees call up Greg Bird, they’ll have a tough roster decision to make.

John Jaso had some trouble with the ushers while trying to visit his former Rays teammates at the ballpark.

Yesterday at Amazin’ Avenue

Allison McCague says it’s time for the Mets to give up on Jose Reyes.

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

Vasilis Drimalitis examined the Mets’ recent struggles at the plate.

This Date in Mets History

The Mets beat the Cubs 19-1 on this date in 1964, with Dick Smith becoming the first Met to ever collect 5 hits in one game.