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Jacob deGrom tried his best, but the Mets’ bullpen and bats failed them again in a frustrating loss that nearly ended in a brawl. When deGrom left after the sixth inning with the Mets trailing 2-1, things were at least close. Robert Gsellman kept them there until Drew Gagnon came in for the eighth and promptly surrendered two home runs in a span of three at-bats. With the Mets trailing 5-1, Gagnon then promptly hit Ian Desmond square in the back causing the benches and bullpens to empty. Nobody besides Ian Desmond seemed to really want to fight though, and he only seemed halfheartedly hot. So everyone went back to the dugouts, and the Mets lost another stinker.
Robinson Cano might play tomorrow, but he also might go back to the DL. The Mets are being cautious.
Mets pitchers, like most pitchers this year, are frustrated by balls that used to drop before the warning tracks turning into home runs.
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Steven Matz did a Q&A with the Mets Insider Blog.
There is one area that the Mets have been excelling in this season: offense generated by pitchers.
Around the National League East
Dallas Keuchel expects to be pitching for the Braves in the majors very soon.
Around Major League Baseball
Craig Kimbrel says he’s happy to be a Cub.
Yesterday at Amazin’ Avenue
Chris McShane wrote about the Mets’ missed opportunities in signing Craig Kimbrel or Dallas Keuchel.
Steve Sypa handled the Daily Prospect Report duties.
There was a new episode of Amazin’ Avenue Audio.
Vasilis Drimalitis previewed the Mets/Rockies series.
Joe Sokolowski returned with a new edition of “This Week in Mets Quotes.”
Mets fans are, unsurprisingly, less confident in the team following last week.