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Mets lose Harvey for year; Cespedes, Syndergaard leave game early

Mets lose Harvey for year; Cespedes, Syndergaard leave game early
Mets starting pitcher Matt Harvey throws during the first inning against the White Sox on May 30. (Seth Wenig / Associated Press)

The New York Mets said Matt Harvey will have season-ending surgery for a thoracic outlet syndrome injury, a sometimes career-threatening condition caused by the compression of nerves, blood vessels or both in the area between the neck and armpit. Harvey went 4-10 with a 4.86 ERA this season.

Mets stars Yoenis Cespedes and Noah Syndergaard left New York's game against Washington Friday night with injuries. Cespedes was pulled after three innings with a strained right quadriceps. Syndergaard, pitching with a bone spur in his right elbow, exited with two outs in the fifth.

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Boston acquired Arizona closer Brad Ziegler for minor league pitcher Jose Almonte and infielder Luis Alejandro Basabe, and acquired utility man Michael Martinez from Cleveland for cash. . . .

Toronto outfielder Michael Saunders and San Francisco first baseman Brandon Belt won the online vote for the final two All-Star spots. . . .

Pitchers Bartolo Colon of the Mets and Max Scherzer of Washington will replace Madison Bumgarner and Stephen Strasburg as NL All-Stars. . . .

The Nationals put first baseman Ryan Zimmerman on the disabled list with a rib-cage strain and sent top pitching prospect Lucas Giolito to triple A. . . .

Pittsburgh promoted first base prospect Josh Bell and demoted touted pitcher Tyler Glasnow. . . .

Oakland's Coco Crisp was suspended one game for throwing a bat near an umpire. . . .

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