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In their most anger-inducing loss of the season, the Mets dropped Sunday’s game to the Nationals 12-9. Tim Peterson and Zack Wheeler combining for 12 walks put the Mets into a hole that they almost managed to clamber out of by scoring eight runs in their last three times up to the plate.
New York Mets legend Carlos Beltran had some nice things to say about the Mets early in the season.
While nothing is certain, Zack Wheeler’s uncontrollable starts might be an issue that has to die twice.
Since his Tommy John Surgery almost a year ago, Travis d’Arnaud’s ligaments aren’t the only things that have changed.
Lenny Dykstra released an official response to Ron Darling in the New York Post.
Around the National League East
In a surprisingly low-scoring game for them, the Phillies secured a 2-1 victory over the Minnesota Twins.
As Jose Berrios got his first out to start the sixth, a starting pitcher finally recorded an out in the sixth inning against the Phillies.
Around Major League Baseball
The undisputed best player on the planet, Mike Trout, had a very normal Sunday as he socked his fifth homer in the past four games.
With all the balls flying around the yard these past two weeks, it might not be a suprise to hear that the balls are probably juiced again.
On the Pirates side of the field, blame was placed on the bat flipping of Derek Dietrich.
The Reds exchanged cash considerations or a player to be named later for the services of former Yankee Rob Refsnyder.
Christian Yelich launched the 100th home run of his young career.
With two more hitless at bats, Chris Davis will tie the longest hitless streak in MLB history.
Sheryl Ring looked at whether umpires are actually unstoppable in doing what they please during the game.
This Date in Mets History
To start off what would eventually become their championship-winning season, the Mets played against the Expos in their first game ever on this date in 1969.