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David Wright #5 of the New York Mets is congratulated by Marlon Byrd #6 after hitting a solo home run. (Photo by Hunter Martin/Getty Images)

Schwei: Wright’s Hot Hitting, Marcum’s Inability To Win And More Mets Notes

David Wright has taken over the lead in the voting to be the starting third baseman for the National League All-Star team. Wright has also been hot at the plate, going 4-for-5 with two doubles, a triple and a home run in the Mets’ 8-0 win over the Phillies on Sunday.


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Mets Rally To Tie, Then Give Up Walk-Off HR

Kevin Frandsen HR leading off the ninth, lifting Phillies to an 8-7 win over the Mets, wiped out the Mets’ comeback from a six-run deficit.


Jon Niese (Photo by Rich Schultz/Getty Images)

Jon Niese Placed On 15-Day DL With Partial Tear Of Left Rotator Cuff

The Mets have placed left-handed pitcher Jon Niese on the 15-day disabled list and recalled relief pitcher Greg Burke from Triple-A Las Vegas.


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Palladino: Wheeler Can’t Be Mets’ Savior — Because Harvey Already Is

If Wheeler turns into an equivalent mound presence as Harvey this year, all well and good. He might even become the second part of a 1-1A entry. But there’s no need to pressure Wheeler into becoming a savior. The Mets already have one.


Freddie Freeman #5 of the Atlanta Braves arrives at home plate after hitting a ninth-inning game-winning home run against the New York Mets at Turner Field on June 17, 2013 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Scott Cunningham/Getty Images)

Braves Spoil Gee’s Shutout Bit, Hit Walk-Off Homer To Beat Mets

The Mets and Braves waited a long time to get going. Finally, at 1:22 a.m., Freddie Freeman gave Atlanta a most improbable victory.


The Mets’ Marlon Byrd celebrates his seventh-inning home run against the Cardinals at Citi Field on June 12, 2013. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Gee Stays Red Hot, Mets’ Big Bats Get Going In Win Over Cardinals

Dillon Gee had his third straight stellar start, Lucas Duda hit one of three Mets homers and New York scored the most runs allowed by Shelby Miller in his young career for a 5-1 win over the St. Louis Cardinals on Wednesday night.


Mets Ike Davis, left, and Lucas Duda, right, wait at the plate to greet Marlon following his two-run home run against the Nationals in Washington, DC., on June 5, 2013. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Mets Take Out Some Frustrations On Nationals, Ride Gee, Byrd To 10-1 Win

Marlon Byrd maintained his mastery of Dan Haren with a pair of home runs, and the New York Mets broke a four-game losing streak by pounding the Washington Nationals 10-1 on Wednesday night.


Mookie Wilson looks on during the MLB draft in 2010. (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Schwei: MLB Draft, 11th-Selection Stats And More Mets Notes

Historically, Greg Luzinski (Philadelphia 1968) appeared in the most games (1,821) and hit the most home runs (307) of any player chosen with the 11th pick.


David Wright and Justin Turner of the New York Mets celebrate a 3-1 win against the Yankees on May 30, 2013. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

‘Tremendous Frustration’ Lifted As Mets Emphatically Grab NYC Bragging Rights

The Mets were the talk of the town just a week ago — and not in a good way. Who could have thought a four-game set against the Yankees would flip the script?


Robinson Cano reacts after striking out against the New York Mets on May 30, 2013. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Subway Swept: Yankees Reeling Into Weekend Series Against Red Sox

For eight weeks, the Yankees managed to succeed with a makeshift lineup that had little resemblance to their usual star-filled batting order. Turns out they were primed to be knocked off their perch.


Catcher Anthony Recker, left, and Bobby Parnell celebrate the Mets’ 3-1 win over the on May 30, 2013 at Yankee Stadium.(Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Gee Pitches Game Of His Life, Mets Complete Satisfying Sweep Of Yankees

Dillon Gee struck out a career-high 12 and limited the Yankees to four hits over 7 1-3 innings Thursday night in a 3-1 win that gave the Mets a four-game season sweep of their older, more prestigious rival.


David Wright, LaTroy Hawkins and Justin Turner of the New York Mets celebrate a 9-4 win against the New York Yankees on May 29, 2013. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Mets 1 Win Away From Subway Series Sweep Of Yankees

The Mets have taken three in a row from their crosstown rivals for their first four-game winning streak of the year and will go for a Big Apple whitewash in the finale Thursday night at Yankee Stadium.


NEW YORK, NY - MAY 25: Jordany Valdespin #1 of the New York Mets falls to the ground after being hit by the pitch in the eighth inning against the Atlanta Braves at Citi Field on May 25, 2013 at Citi Field in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. Braves defeated the Mets 6-0. (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Braves Hand Mets Fifth Straight Loss In 6-0 Beat Down

Light-hitting pitcher Mike Minor homered for his first two RBIs in the majors and struck out 10 as the Atlanta Braves posted their second win in a matter of hours, beating the New York Mets 6-0 Saturday for their eighth straight victory.


Terry Collins (Photo by Chris Trotman/Getty Images)

Mets To Resume Suspended Game At 6:10 p.m., Followed By Regularly Scheduled Game

The Mets will resume their suspended game against the Atlanta Braves at 6:10 p.m, followed by their regularly scheduled game at 7:15 p.m.


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Murphy Hits Home Run In 8th, Leads Mets Past Cubs 4-3

Daniel Murphy hit a tiebreaking homer in the 8th inning and, Mets beat the Cubs 4-3, for their first series win at Wrigley Field since 2007.