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Mets Morning News: This one has a chance

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

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New York Mets catcher Mike Piazza hits a two-run h Photo credit should read MATT CAMPBELL/AFP via Getty Images

Meet the Mets

It is not outside of the realm of possibility that Noah Syndergaard could soon be pitching for the Mets.

Aaron Loup is in the middle of a historic season, and the beer-loving bullpen stalwart could become the first Mets pitcher to toss 20 innings and pitch to a sub-1.00 ERA.

James McCann always wanted to play in the Little League World Series. Recently, he got to live vicariously through his 11-year-old nephew, Myles McCarty.

Joe Giglio ranked the top three Mets front office options.

Tim Healey wrote about how Mets minor leaguers are hoping for better conditions and pay.

If you didn’t get enough Mets this week, you can check out Tim Britton’s This Week in Mets. (Paywall Alert)

Two members of the 1986 Mets joked about winning an Emmy for their performance in Once Upon a Time in Queens.

Around the National League East

The Phillies were blanked 2-0 by the Orioles.

The Braves walloped the Diamondbacks 11-4. In the win, Adam Duvall hit the fourth-longest home run of the 2021 major league season.

The Marlins outlasted the Nationals 8-7 in ten innings.

Around Major League Baseball

Andrew Simon explored which one-team players could be experiencing their last hurrah with their current clubs.

Ken Davidoff discussed the impact that experiments like moving the mound back are having on the Atlantic League.

While the Orioles are a very bad baseball team, they still have the opportunity to play spoiler.

The Cardinals won their ninth straight game as they beat the Brewers 5-2.

The Reds topped the Pirates 9-5.

The Yankees held on to beat the Rangers 4-3.

Behind Number One prospect Shane Baz, who made his major league debut in yesterday’s game, the Rays defeated the Blue Jays 6-4.

The Royals swept a doubleheader from Cleveland, winning 7-2 and 4-2. In Game 1, Salvador Perez hit his 46th homer, which surpassed Johnny Bench for the most by a primary backstop in a single season.

The Tigers topped the White Sox 4-3.

The Astros dominated the Angels 10-0.

The Mariners doubled up the Athletics 4-2.

Yesterday at Amazin’ Avenue

Steve Sypa put the minor league season in the books (sort of) with the Daily Prospect Report for games played on September 19.

This Date in Mets History

On this date in 2001, Mike Piazza hit one deep to left that had a chance, and the rest is history.