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The Braves beat the Mets 7-6. Making a start on his birthday, Steven Matz left the game early due to injury and left the game in the hands of the bullpen. Despite a two homer game from Asdrubal Cabrera, the Mets were not able to hold on for the win as Jacob Rhame and Gerson Bautista struggled, ending with Bautista surrendering the walk off homer.
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Noah Syndergaard was placed on the DL with a strain in his right index finger. He is only expected to miss one start.
The Mets optioned P.J. Conlon back to Las Vegas and kept Gerson Bautista on the roster.
Anthony Swarzak may return to the Mets bullpen soon.
Steven Matz left Tuesday’s game early with what the Mets are describing as discomfort in his left middle finger.
Around the National League East
The Phillies beat the Dodgers 6-1 as Dodger pitcher Kenta Maeda suffered a strained hip.
The Nationals beat the Orioles as Bryce Harper and Manny Machado homered in the same game for the first time ever.
The Marlins fell to the Padres 9-5.
Around Major League Baseball
In a crazy game in the Bronx, the Yankees beat the Astros on the strength of the long ball.
Shohei Ohtani is set to return to the mound tonight against the Tigers.
Sporting News came out with its latest MLB mock draft.
Justin Verlander has been spectacular this season after thinking his career was over four years ago.
The internet is shocked after learning that the Brewers’ glove logo has a “M” and a “B” in the logo.
The Red Sox agreed to a minor league contract with Adam Lind.
In a podcast, former Mets manager Davey Johnson revealed he always looked miserable while managing.
Yesterday at Amazin’ Avenue
Steve Sypa gave an introduction to this years MLB draft.
Allison McCague delivered the weekly pitcher and hitter player performance meters.
This Date in Mets History
Happy 28th birthday to Zack Wheeler!