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Everything went wrong for the Mets in the series finale against the Nationals. Zack Wheeler was bad, Michael Conforto and Jeff McNeil left with injuries, and a comeback fell just short yet again. It was an embarrassing loss in an embarrassing series against a bad team but also not totally unexpected considering the lack of depth on the team. The Mets now head to Miami to try and get the ship righted with Jacob deGrom on the mound.
Jeff McNeil’s injury does not seem serious and his exit from the game was labeled as precautionary.
Zack Wheeler was again doomed by a couple of bad innings as the Nationals pounced on his mistakes.
After losing both the series and their best player, where do the Mets go from here?
The Mets are spiraling right now and they need to find a way to put an end to it before it is too late.
Keon Broxton’s struggles at the plate continued and he expressed his surprise and frustration after the game.
The Mets selected the contract of Carlos Gomez and he is set to join the team in Miami.
Jason Vargas will not be returning and will instead get a rehab start in Double-A.
Tim Tebow continues to struggle in Triple-A but he remains dedicated to getting better.
David Wright was spotted at the PGA Championship much to the delight of some fans.
Tom Seaver headlined the pitching staff in 1969, but the rotation as a whole was pretty great.
Around the National League East
Gerardo Parra got the big blow for the Nationals against the Mets.
Around Major League Baseball
The man who caught Albert Pujols’s milestone home run opened up about losing his young son and what baseball meant to him.
Christian Yelich hit another two home runs against the Phillies which brings his total up to 18 for the year.
Yesterday at Amazin’ Avenue
On Episode Six of Amazin’ Avenue Audio (The Show), Brian and Chris are saddened by every facet of the Mets right now.
Allison McCague took a look at Wilson Ramos’s struggles behind the plate this season.
Somehow, fans’ confidence in the team actually increased recently.
This Date in Mets History
On this date in 2001, Steve Trachsel set a new club record for most home runs allowed in one inning.
Eight years later, Mike Pelfrey became the first pitcher in fifteen years to balk three times in a single game.