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Mets Morning News: deGrominant night in Atlanta

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

New York Mets v Atlanta Braves Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images

Meet the Mets

The Mets dominated the Braves 10-2 on Tuesday night behind a stellar performance from Jacob deGrom and the trio of Pete Alonso, Jeff McNeil, and Michael Conforto. deGrom pitched into the 9th inning, striking out ten batters while Alonso, McNeil, and Conforto combined for nine hits, six RBIs, and 3 home runs. deGrom’s excellent performance helped move him into seventh place on the Mets all-time strikeout list. The Mets play the rubber game of the series tonight as Steven Matz takes the mound.

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

The Mets made a slew of bullpen moves on Tuesday as Jeurys Familia was placed on the IL and Drew Gagnon was optioned. Stephen Nogosek and Daniel Zamora were called up in their place.

Still on the IL with a neck injury, Brandon Nimmo was shutdown from baseball activities for at least 30 days.

Justin Wilson was scratched from his appearance with Triple-A Syracuse with left elbow tightness.

Mike Puma looks at what the Zack Wheeler trade market may look like.

If the Mets don’t get on a roll, their latest team meeting will mean nothing.

Mickey Callaway said the Mets using an opener is not in their future.

A shakeup in the outfield for the Mets may be coming.

Congratulations to Steve Gelbs and his wife on the arrival of their first child!

Around the National League East

The Nationals-Phillies game was postponed by rain.

Nationals pitcher Max Scherzer broke his nose during batting practice prior to the game.

The Marlins shutout the Cardinals 6-0 as Jordan Yamammoto continued his impressive major league debut.

Around Major League Baseball

David Ortiz’s condition is now ‘good’ but he still remains in the hospital.

Max Kepler came up big for the Twins as they beat the Red Sox in 17 innings.

Giancarlo Stanton was back in New York and in the Yankees lineup on Tuesday.

Major League Baseball and the Players Union met on Monday in the first step of a new labor deal.

Yesterday at Amazin’ Avenue

Kenneth Lavin previewed the Kingsport Mets.

Steve Sypa profiled draft pick Jace Beck.

The Mets minor league players of the week for week 10 are out!

Episode 12 of the UnforMETable podcast is out!

This Date in Mets History

On this date in 1988, David Cone took a no-hitter into the eighth inning for the Mets.