New York Mets Amazin' News, 7/10/17: Why Bartolo Colon Said 'No' to Queens 2
Sep 21, 2016; New York City, NY, USA; New York Mets starting pitcher Bartolo Colon (40) smiles as he leaves the game in the seventh inning against the Atlanta Braves at Citi Field. Mandatory Credit: Noah K. Murray-USA TODAY Sports

More bad news in the form of Steven Matz on this edition of the New York Mets Amazin’ News. On the bright side, Amed Rosario speaks.

Can you believe it? More bad news has come down the road in terms of the New York Mets organization.

The 39-47 Mets, coming off a 6-0 shutout at the hands of the St. Louis Cardinals who hit lefty Steven Matz hard, have now lost two in a row and five of their last six games. They sit in fourth place in the NL East, 12 games behind the Washington Nationals.

What else could go wrong?

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Well, now it seems the injury bug is hitting the young arms on the farm, as Mark W. Sanchez of the New York Post explains. Both Cameron Planck and Thomas Szapucki have gone to the shelf with worrisome injuries.

On a bright note, the MLB Futures Game happened over the weekend and two young positional players were front and center.

Catching prospect Tomas Nido drove in two runs while super prospect Amed Rosario spoke, discussing Jose Reyes, the man he’ll eventually replace (hopefully soon).

Other Mets Stories, News:

  • Mike Puma of the New York Post writes why the Mets think Bartolo Colon “spurned” them.
  • Maric Carig of Newsday announces that the Mets expect many pitchers to come off the DL following the MLB All-Star Break.
  • Kevin Kernan of the Post explains how the All-Star Game is Michael Conforto’s first “big shot.”

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