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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

Can the Mets solve all their outstanding dilemmas before it’s too late?

The Mets completed the Wilmer Font trade with the Rays, sending them mysterious minor league prospect Neraldo Catalina, who’s so raw he’s never even pitched an inning of pro ball.

Jed Lowrie is in limbo as the Mets decide what to do about him.

Carrying the “best 25” on your roster isn’t as easy as it seems, as Brodie Van Wagenen is finding out.

Is Dominic Smith worth anything on the trade market? Anthony DiComo says yes.

Jeff McNeil might be the hero the Mets need, says Steve Serby.

Around the National League East

The Phillies managed to take down the pesky Brewers.

The Nationals have what is easily the worst bullpen in MLB so far this season.

Around Major League Baseball

Dustin Pedroia’s comeback attempt is not going well.

Oakland has given the go ahead to the A’s to build a stadium on their proposed site. Now they just have to figure out how to fund it.

Carlos Rodon needs to undergo Tommy John surgery and will miss the rest of the season, and likely most of the next one, for the White Sox.

Miguel Andujar is headed right back to the DL for the Yankees after tearing his labrum.

Miguel Cabrera came up with a novel way to avoid getting ejected again: he taped his own mouth shut.

Yesterday at Amazin’ Avenue

Steve Sypa handled the Daily Prospect Report.

Allison McCague delivered player performance meters for pitchers and position players.

A new episode of From Complex to Queens came out.

This Date in Mets History

Willie Mays hit a game-winning home run in his Mets debut on this date in 1972.