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Mets Morning News: Bullpen falters, Wright is activated

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Your Wednesday morning dose of New York Mets and MLB news, notes, and links.

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Meet the Mets

The Mets fell to the Braves on Tuesday night as the Mets bullpen once again struggled. Noah Syndergaard pitched six scoreless innings before the bullpen gave up seven runs in the remaining three innings of the game. Michael Conforto, Jay Bruce, and Tomas Nido all had RBI’s for the Mets at the plate.

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

David Wright was activated off of the 60 day DL on Tuesday afternoon. Deadspin writes that the Mets are ruining Wright’s farewell while Newsday pays tribute to Wright’s illustrious career.

As Wright begins his last week in the big leagues, he is feeling all of the emotions.

Matthew Cerrone released an interview he did with Wright in January of 2016 where he talks about his family, memories of Shea Stadium, and all things Mets.

The Mets have talked to two agents, Casey Close and Brodie Van Wagenen, about the GM position with the team. Meanwhile, Ron Darling expressed interest to Newsday in being the next GM of the team.

John Ricco said on Tuesday afternoon manager Mickey Callaway can be expected to return in 2019.

The best booth in baseball of Gary, Keith, and Ron was profiled by The New York Times.

Around the National League East

Max Scherzer hit 300 strikeouts on the season on Tuesday night in the Nationals win over the Marlins.

The Phillies fell to the Rockies on Tuesday night as the Rockies continue to push for a postseason spot.

Around Major League Baseball

Shohei Ohtani is set to undergo Tommy John surgery during the first week of the offseason.

As teams enter the final push for the playoffs, the Cardinals have lined up their rotation for the final weekend of the season.

The Dodgers fell to the Diamondbacks.

The Astros clinched their second straight AL West title on Tuesday night.

Yesterday at Amazin’ Avenue

Vasilis Drimalitis previewed the series with the Braves and relived David Wright’s 2015 run with the Mets.

This Date in Mets History

On this date in 1975, the Mets played in two 12-inning games in Philadelphia.