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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

On a rare occasion, the Mets’ bullpen held on to a tight lead as the Mets beat the Twins 3-2. Michael Conforto had four hits to lead the Mets’ offense and Edwin Diaz notched the save to secure the win.

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

Zack Wheeler’s injury is another dent in the deadline plans for the Mets.

As Wheeler was placed on the IL, the Mets called up Jacob Rhame to fill his roster spot.

Wheeler’s injury doesn’t concern him, but should it concern potential trade partners?

Jeff McNeil was the Mets Heart and Hustle award winner.

Is Amed Rosario becoming just another guy?

Around the National League East

In a back and forth game, the Phillies walked it off against the Dodgers.

The Braves fell to the Brewers 3-1.

The Nationals continued to roll as they crushed the Orioles 8-1.

In a game that saw a lot of offense, the Marlins beat the Padres 12-7.

Around Major League Baseball

The Cubs walked it off against the Reds.

The Yankees beat the Rays 8-3, but there was some bad blood between the two teams that started to come out during the game.

With the trade deadline quickly approaching, here’s one player each team should trade for or away before the deadline.

Yesterday at Amazin’ Avenue

Ken Lavin looked at how some of the Mets’ top prospects fared last week. Steve Sypa handed out player of the week honors to the Mets’ farm system.

Vasilis Drimalitis previewed the series with the Twins.

Liam Murphy wrote about the Mets starting rotation in the first half.

Brian Salvatore guest hosted the latest episode of the UnforMETable podcast!

This Date in Mets History

On this date in 1969, a certain Mets pitcher experienced a lot of bad luck.