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Mets Morning News: Subway Series showers

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Meet the Mets

Rain forced the postponement of the first game of the Subway Series between the Mets and Yankees. The plan is to play a doubleheader today.

Mike Francesca blasted the Yankees for their handling of the rainout — by implying they were trying to rip off fans, some of whom already paid for parking, and bought concessions before they inevitably canceled the game on Monday night.

Several Mets, including Robinson Cano, spoke to the Daily News about their best wishes for David Ortiz.

Anthony Kay has been moved up to Triple-A following his dominance at Binghamton.

Marc Carig talked about one of the things the Mets have often failed to do — get the most out of their players.

The Daily News scolded the Yankees and the Mets for cheaping out and not signing Dallas Keuchel or Craig Kimbrel.

Around the National League East

The Braves fought the Pirates, and then beat them.

The Marlins dropped their fifth straight game.

The Diamondbacks and Phillies hit an absurd 13 combined home runs in their game on Monday night, setting a new record. The Diamondbacks won 13-8.

The Nationals blew out the White Sox in Chicago.

Around Major League Baseball

David Ortiz was flown to Boston on a jet sent by the Red Sox, and is receiving medical care at Massachusetts General Hospital.

A fan was badly injured by a foul ball at the White Sox game on Monday and had to be taken to the hospital.

Matt Harvey suffered a setback in his rehab and his return to the Angels has been delayed.

Is women’s baseball getting the attention it deserves? Daniel R. Epstein says no in an editorial for Beyond the Box Score.

Yesterday at Amazin’ Avenue

There was a new episode of From Complex to Queens.

Kenneth Lavin handled the Daily Prospect Report.

Vasilis Drimalitis previewed the Subway Series.

Allison McCague brought you player performance meters for pitchers and position players.

This Date in Mets History

Original Met Frank Thomas turns 90 today! It’s also Jose Reyes’ 36th birthday.