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The Nationals obliterated the Mets 25-4. Just about nothing went right for the Mets on Monday night in a game that saw the team use seven pitchers including Jose Reyes in the eighth inning. They will play the final game of the two-game series tomorrow at 12:05 PM.
Wilmer Flores left Tuesday’s game due to dehydration and dizziness.
Mickey Callaway said he and pitching coach Dave Eiland pushed for the team to keep Zack Wheeler and the front office listened.
Though the Mets did not make any moves at the deadline, that doesn’t mean they won’t stand still during the month of August writes Matt Ehalt.
Joel Sherman wonders if the Mets will regret not shopping some of their top players at the trade deadline.
The Mets not trading Jacob deGrom could end up defining the trade deadline writes David Lennon.
In his first ever pitching appearance in the majors, Jose Reyes topped out at 87 mph while giving up six runs in one inning.
Yoenis Cespedes is scheduled to have his first heel surgery on Thursday.
Around the National League East
Before they beat up on the Mets, the Nationals decided not to trade away any of their star players, mainly Bryce Harper.
Around Major League Baseball
Chris Archer was sent to the Pirates in the biggest trade of the day.
Chris Sale was placed on the DL with inflammation in his throwing shoulder.
You can find every single trade made at the deadline here.
Noah Syndergaard is not the only pitcher now to contract hand, foot and mouth disease. J.A. Happ was sent home on Tuesday with the virus.
In theory, the best teams in baseball should be buyers at the deadline, but do they have the prospects to make big trades?
Yesterday at Amazin’ Avenue
If the Mets want to contend in 2019, they’ll need to sign Manny Machado writes Chris McShane.
Vasillis Drimalitis previewed the series against the Nationals.
Lukas Vlahos delivered the daily prospect report.
This Date in Mets History
On this date in 1996, the Mets set a franchise record with seven errors in one game.