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Mets Morning News: Walk-off fun

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Meet the Mets

In a back and forth game on Tuesday night, the Mets beat the Nationals 6-5. Following Pete Alonso’s tying home run in the bottom of the 8th inning, the Mets won it in walk off fashion in the 9th thanks to an Amed Rosario infield single with two outs in the inning. Jacob deGrom will take the mound tonight against Max Scherzer in game three of the four game set.

Choose your recap: Amazin’ Avenue short and long. Newsday, Daily News, New York Times and, NY Post.

Brandon Nimmo was scratched from the Mets lineup on Tuesday because of a stiff neck. He is set to have a MRI today.

The Adam Eaton-Todd Frazier feud began in 2016 when both were members of the White Sox.

Ken Davidoff looks at how the Mets could potentially go about getting the money back on Yoenis Cespedes’ contract.

Joel Sherman looks at where the Mets could go if they were to fire Mickey Callaway.

Michael Conforto rode a stationary bike, his first physical activity since suffering a concussion five days ago.

Jason Vargas is set to rejoin the rotation by the end of the week.

There is plenty of blame to go around for the Mets.

The only amazin’ thing about the Mets is their misery writes Michael Baumann.

Around the National League East

The Phillies fell to the Cubs 3-2 as Chicago rallied to win in the bottom of the ninth.

The Braves blew a 9th inning lead as they fell to the Giants.

The Marlins handed the Tigers their 7th straight loss.

Around Major League Baseball

Clayton Kershaw pitched quite well as the Dodgers beat the Rays.

Justin Verlander took a no-hitter into the 7th inning as the Astros beat the White Sox.

Zack Greinke became the 37th pitcher to reach 2500 strikeouts.

When the Red Sox face the Yankees in London, they will be playing on a turf field.

Carter Stewart is skipping the major league draft to play in Japan.

Yesterday at Amazin’ Avenue

The latest episode of the UnforMETable podcast is out!

Steve Sypa dished out the Mets minor league players of the week.

This Date in Mets History

On this date in 1998, the Mets traded for future Hall of Famer Mike Piazza.