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Mets Morning News: See you in 2020

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

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Meet the Mets

In what can only be described as gut-wrenching, most likely season-ending game, the Mets’ bullpen blew a six-run lead in the ninth inning as they squandered another Jacob deGrom start and a chance to keep pace in the National League Wild Card. The final game of the series will be this afternoon as Zack Wheeler takes the mound for the Mets.

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

The Mets’ loss was something they had never done before. The loss was ugly, and there are some stats to prove it.

Before Tuesday’s game, Robinson Cano was activated off the IL, though he was not in the starting lineup.

The Mets will be selling Pete Alonso’s memorabilia, having reached an agreement to have exclusive rights to Alonso’s game-used memorabilia.

Tim Britton gave us an inside look as to what Gary, Keith, and Ron go through on a night-to-night basis in the booth.

Jeff McNeil’s power surge in the second-half has been no coincidence.

Bryn Alderson, son of Sandy Alderson, was promoted to be the Mets’ pro scouting director.

Ike Davis can pinpoint the exact moment his Mets rise was over.

Around the National League East

The Phillies kept their hot streak going as they beat the Reds 6-2.

In a battle of National League futility, the Marlins came out on top against the Pirates 5-4.

The Braves won their sixth straight after beating the Blue Jays.

Around Major League Baseball

Elsewhere in the National League Wild Card race, the Brewers topped the Astros.

Meanwhile, the Cubs took care of the Mariners with ease, winning

Jorge Soler set the franchise record for most home runs in a single season for the Royals.

Yesterday at Amazin’ Avenue

Maggie Wiggin looked at the crowded Mets’ lineup.

The 23rd installment of the UnforMETable podcast is now out, and it takes a look at Ellis Valentine.

This Date in Mets History

Happy birthday to Hall of Famer, Mike Piazza!