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

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Meet the Mets

The Mets beat the Dodgers on Tuesday night 7-3 thanks to Steven Matz and Michael Conforto. Conforto hit his first career grand slam and Matz pitched six innings, limiting the powerful Dodgers lineup to just two runs. Noah Syndergaard will get the start tonight in game three of the four game set.

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

Kevin Kernan writes Steven Matz has come of age.

After being DFA’d, Raji Davis was outrighted to Triple-A Syracuse on Tuesday.

Adeiny Hechavarria’s recent power surge isn’t fully explained by him now playing every day.

MLB released its All-Star ballot on Tuesday and there are three Mets hitters who deserve to be in the Midsummer Classic.

The Mets are searching for answers for the struggling Noah Syndergaard.

Ever since Game 5 of the 2015 NLDS, the Mets and Dodgers have gone on completely different paths.

Sandy Alderson is having a reinvigorating reunion with the A’s and did not have much to say about his Mets tenure.

Around the National League East

The Phillies Obdubel Herrera was arrested Monday night and charged with simple assault after a domestic incident. He has been placed on administrative leave by MLB.

The Phillies then beat the Cardinals 4-3.

In an NL East battle, the Nationals beat the Braves 5-4.

The Marlins crushed the Giants 11-3.

Around Major League Baseball

Derek Dietrich hit three more home runs and powered the Reds to a victory over the Pirates.

Dallas Keuchel is reportedly open to a one-year deal.

Down 5-2, the Indians rallied in the 9th inning to beat the Red Sox.

Buster Olney writes Dustin Pedroia’s career is likely to end the same way it began.

A Honus Wagner baseball card was sold privately for $1.2 million.

Yesterday at Amazin’ Avenue

Steve Sypa reviewed the Mets 2018 draft and gave out player of the week awards to Mets minor leaguers.

The latest episode of the UnforMETable podcast is out!

Who is Jarrett Seidler and why is he here?

This Date in Mets History

On this date in 1990, Bud Harrelson managed his first game for the Mets.