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Eight-run fifth dooms Mets as they fall to Brewers, 11-4

MILWAUKEE — Robert Gsellman couldn’t get out of the fifth inning, beginning the Brewers eight-run frame as the Mets fell to the Brewers, 11-4, at Miller Park. It was the first time the Mets (16-19) have dropped a series in their last six. They have now lost three straight games and six of their last 13. Gsellman allowed six runs, ...

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Mets actually got some good news regarding Jeurys Familia

MILWAUKEE — Thursday morning, out of the blue, the first phone call Terry Collins got on his day off was the news from trainer Ray Ramirez that closer Jeurys Familia was heading to St. Louis, likely to have surgery. It’s been that kind of season for the Mets’ manager; seemingly every time he picks up his phone it’s bad news. ...

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Jose Reyes plays inning in center field in Mets’ loss to Brewers

Jose Reyes grabbed the best glove he could to make his first career appearance in the outfield. “I took Juan Lagares’ glove. I figured it was gold,” the veteran infielder joked, referring to Lagares winning the 2014 Gold Glove at center field. Reyes has lost his hold on the starting third base role. Hot-handed T.J. Rivera has to play at ...

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Robert Gsellman dud leaves Mets searching for answers

MILWAUKEE — Terry Collins sat in his office in disbelief. Robert Gsellman looked around the quiet visitors clubhouse at Miller Park as if to search for answers anywhere he could find them. Over a month into the season, the Mets are not only decimated by injuries but left baffled by their starting pitching. Gsellman could not record an out in ...

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Jose Reyes goes from bench to center as Mets lineup is juggled

MILWAUKEE — Jose Reyes was annoyed. The Mets veteran infielder said the right things, smiled and went about his work Saturday, but make no mistake, Reyes was not happy that he had lost his starting third base spot. “Yeah, I want to be in the lineup, want to contribute to my ball club, but like I said,” Reyes said. “I ...

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Mets can still make postseason, but won't sell farm to get there

The worst bullpen ERA in the National League hasn’t kept the Nationals from posting the best record among its 15 teams, so it’s silly to think the Mets can’t remain a contender even now that Jeurys Familia is likely to be out for at least most of the season. But as the injuries continue to pile up, GM Sandy Alderson ...

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Adriana Lima denies she's to blame for Matt Harvey's Mets drama

Adriana Lima has a message for Mets fans who think she is to blame for Matt Harvey’s bad behavior. The Brazilian beauty responded to an Instagram comment on a quote she posted about feminism on Saturday from a user who slammed her for causing Mets hurler Harvey’s suspension after she was spotted out with her ex, Patriots receiver Julian Edelman. ...

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Mets discord keeping them in eyeball game with Yankees – for now

Remember all that talk about the Mets taking over the town? Those delivering that proclamation, whether from inside the Valley of the Stupid or other media precincts, may be having second thoughts. Or are they? Matt Harvey is the face of the Mets’ dysfunctional drama. (Kathy Willens/AP) For when it comes to generating back page buzz, or VOS chatter, the ...

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Mets closer Jeurys Familia has surgery, out 'several months'

MILWAUKEE — Jeurys Familia is likely to miss “several months,” after having surgery Friday afternoon to deal with an arterial blood clot in his underarm. Mets GM Sandy Alderson said he did not have final details of the surgery before Friday night’s game against the Brewers, but he was uncertain if Familia could return this season. “We do believe this ...

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Potential relievers Mets may target to replace Jeurys Familia

MILWAUKEE — With Jeurys Familia likely to miss “several months,” the Mets need to shore up their bullpen. It is not an ideal time to make a trade and there aren’t that many reliable, veteran relievers available, but here is a look at some possibilities. INTERNAL ARMS THEY WILL CONSIDER Kevin McGowan, RHP in Triple-A Logan Taylor, RHP in Triple-A ...

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