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

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Milwaukee Brewers v New York Mets Photo by Adam Hunger/Getty Images

Meet the Mets

Though they tried their hardest to play on Tuesday night, the Mets game against the Brewers was postponed. The game will be made up later today, as part of a split admission doubleheader, with the first game at 2:10pm.

Thomas Henderson was on recap duty for Amazin’ Avenue last night and detailed what he did waiting for the game that never happened.

Corey Oswalt was placed on the IL and Robert Stock was called up.

Luis Rojas said he would prefer if Francisco Lindor swings away instead of going for the sacrifice bunt.

Before Jacob deGrom did not make his start last night, Ken Davidoff wrote that it’s okay for the Mets to let deGrom skip the All-Star game.

Carlos Carrasco got a little bit closer to returning as he threw live BP on Tuesday afternoon.

Wyatt Wendell, the son of Turk Wendell, is looking forward to being selected in the upcoming MLB Draft.

John Harper looked at some of the starting pitchers the Mets could potentially trade for before the trade deadline.

Tim Britton wonders if this is the offensive breakthrough the Mets have been waiting for.

Around the National League East

The Phillies wasted no time in getting to Jake Arietta as they blew past the Cubs.

The Braves placed Pablo Sandoval on the restricted list.

Atlanta then lost to the Pirates for the second straight night, this time losing on a walk-off walk.

Juan Soto and Josh Harrison homered for the Nationals, but they still couldn’t get past the Padres, losing 7-4.

Starling Marte raced around the bases as the Marlins beat the Dodgers in 10 innings.

Around Major League Baseball

White Sox catcher Yasmani Grandal is out 4-6 weeks with a torn tendon in his knee.

Matt Olson announced he will be participating in the Home Run Derby next week at Coors Field.

The Brewers acquired Rowdy Tellez from the Blue Jays.

The Athletic had a terrific piece on the untold stories Ichiro, including wrestling with Ken Griffey Jr.

Yesterday at Amazin’ Avenue

Pat Zachry is the player featured on the newest episode of the UnforMETable podcast.

Allison McCague brought us the position player and pitcher power meters from the previous week.

Steve Sypa handed out player of the week awards for the Mets minor league system.

This Date in Mets History

Shea Stadium hosted the All-Star game on this date in 1964.