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Mets Morning News: Mets beat Diamondbacks, Syndergaard talks about catcher dilemma

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

Arizona Diamondbacks v New York Mets Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images

Meet the Mets

Powered by the bat of Todd Frazier and the arm of Zack Wheeler, the Mets beat the Diamondbacks 3-2. Wheeler pitched 7 strong innings and Frazier drove in all three Mets’ runs with a pair of doubles. In the ninth inning, the Mets’ bullpen bent but did not break to secure the win.

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

Prior to Tuesday’s game, Noah Syndergaard hinted that he and the Mets’ front office are not seeing eye to eye. Tim Britton writes that this latest drama sets up for a very interesting offseason between the two parties.

With a big night last night, Todd Frazier isn’t going quietly into the night as his Mets tenure may be nearing an end.

The Post looks back at the night baseball returned to New York following the attacks on September, 11th.

Upon his return from the IL, Robinson Cano is suddenly an impact player again.

The Brooklyn Cyclones finished their season on top, winning the New York Penn League.

Around the National League East

In a NL East battle with the Phillies trying to keep pace for the second Wild Card spot, they were able to beat the Braves 6.5

The Nationals were shutout by the Twins behind a strong start from Jose Berrios.

The Marlins fell to the Brewers 5-4.

Around Major League Baseball

Ballparks and defense can help us determine the ‘luckiest’ pitchers in the league.

Many awards races are coming down to the wire in the final weeks of the season.

Christian Yelich was forced to leave Tuesday’s game early after fouling a ball off of his leg. After the game, it was announced Yelich will miss the remainder of the season with a fractured right knee cap.

The Dodgers clinched their 7th straight NL West title after beating the Orioles.

Craig Kimbrel’s IL stint is expected to last more than 10 days.

Yesterday at Amazin’ Avenue

Chris McShane looked at how Jacob deGrom fares with the rest of the competition in the race for the Cy Young award.

The latest episode of the UnforMETable podcast is out!

This Date in Mets History

On this date in 1966, Nolan Ryan made his major league debut for the Mets.