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Mets Morning News: Dodger Blues

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MLB: Los Angeles Dodgers at New York Mets Noah K. Murray-USA TODAY Sports

Meet the Mets

The Dodgers continued to have the Mets’ number as the Amazins dropped their tenth straight game to LA. The Mets continued to struggle to plate runs, stranding numerous runners in scoring position and wasting opportunities to help out a game, but unlucky Zack Wheeler.

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

The Mets designated Hansel Robles for assignment and made a slew of other roster moves on Friday.

Jay Bruce is trying new orthotics in his shoes in hopes of curing his hip injury.

Sandy Alderson has said the Mets are hovering between being buyers and sellers.

Should the Mets be cautiously optimistic about Zack Wheeler?

Citi Field has been the best pitchers park in the majors so far this season.

Mets prospect Jaison Paniagua has been suspended 72 games for a PED violation.

Around the National League East

The Braves played a wild game against the Orioles that they ended up losing in the 15th inning.

Jose Urena is headed to the DL with a shoulder injury.

Bryce Harper says he’ll only participate in the home run derby if he’s named an All-Star.

Around Major League Baseball

Roberto Osuna has been suspended for 75 games for violating MLB’s policy on domestic violence.

Hunter Strickland is considering anger management after injuring himself punching a door.

Ichiro pulled a Bobby Valentine on the Mariners’ bench.

Carlos Martinez needs the Ghostbusters.

Yesterday at Amazin’ Avenue

Thomas Henderson brought you the Daily Prospect Report.

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

Nicholas Schreiber previewed the Mets/Dodgers series.

This Date in Mets History

Ron Hunt became the first Met to earn starting honors in an All-Star game on this date in 1964.