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Mets Morning News: Alonso goes long

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

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Meet the Mets

The Mets scored a comeback win over the Marlins in dramatic fashion, as Pete Alonso launched a three-run homer in the 9th inning to put the Mets ahead 7-3 and put the game out of reach.

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

Yoenis Cespedes was among several injured Mets to visit the team in Miami.

Lenny Dykstra is threatening to sue Ron Darling over an incident recounted in Darling’s book that Dyksta claims never happened.

Around the National League East

Don Mattingly was angry with the umpires after the Marlins’ loss to the Mets.

The Braves walked all over a very sloppy Cubs squad.

A toddler was apparently hit by a foul ball off Bryce Harper’s bat in Sunday’s Phillies game and is recovering at the hospital.

Around Major League Baseball

The Yankees have lost Miguel Andujar to a potentially lengthy stay on the DL just a day after Giancarlo Stanton went down with an injury.

Kevin McGuiness has quit his position as the COO of the MLB Players Association.

Orioles pitcher David Hess was pitching in no-hitter in the 7th inning when manager Brandon Hyde pulled him from the game despite Hess having thrown only 82 pitches. The Orioles, who were sitting on a six run lead, promptly gave up five runs before holding on for the victory.

Reds prospect Hunter Greene will undergo Tommy John surgery.

Yesterday at Amazin’ Avenue

The From Complex to Queens podcast made its debut.

Brian Salvatore questioned Mickey Callaway’s call to leave Seth Lugo in for the 9th inning on Saturday.

Allison McCague continued to run down candidates for extensions from the Mets.

Vasilis Drimalitis previewed the Mets/Marlins series.

Steve Sypa brought you the season preview for the Syracuse Mets.

This Date in Mets History

The Reds beat the Mets in Davey Johnson’s managerial debut on this date in 1984.