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Morning Mets Links: July 22, 2012

Here are this morning’s Mets links:

  • 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)