The Mets placed Johan Santana on the DL yesterday with a sprained ankle. Santana hurt the ankle against the Cubs on July 6 when he had his foot stepped on while covering first base. Santana, 33, is 6-7 on the season with a 3.98 ERA. (MLB.com)
The Mets lost yesterday to the Dodgers by a score of 8-5. Miguel Batista got the start and got rocked. He went just three innings on a day when the Mets needed more. He also gave up four runs on five hits. (Box Score)
Matt Harvey got roughed up in Triple-A last night, allowing six runs on seven hits over five innings. (MiLB.com)
Elvin Ramirez was called back up to the Mets yesterday. Ramirez, 24, has made five appearances for the Mets this season. He has allowed a total of seven earned runs over seven innings pitched. However, he has a 2.28 ERA in 27.2 innings pitched in Buffalo this season. (ESPN New York)
The Mets lost out on another reliever in the trade market yesterday as the Astros dealt closer Brett Myers to the White Sox . Myers, 31, has a 3.52 ERA in 30.2 innings this year. (@Ken_Rosenthal)
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