Good Morning Mets Fans. The Metropolitans (1-0) get back at it tonight as they continue their series with the Atlanta Braves (0-1).
Jacob deGrom will make his 2017 regular season debut and will be opposed by former beloved Met, Bartolo Colon. Tonight’s game is scheduled for a 7:10 PM ET start and can be seen on SNY as well as heard on 710 WOR.
LATEST METS NEWS
The Mets received some somber news regarding pitcher, Seth Lugo on Tuesday. He has been diagnosed with a UCL tear and will avoid surgery for now. Lugo was treated with a PRP injection and prescribed rest for the next two weeks before beginning a throwing program. Surgery is still a possibility at this point, it will depend on how his body recovers from the prescribed treatment. Read more from Joe D on MMO.
Kevin Kernan of the NY Post takes a look at source of Noah Syndergaard‘s blister and believes it will make him an even nastier pitcher in 2017. Thor’s extended use of his two-seam fastball is thought to possibly have lead to his current blister situation, something that will go away over time as it turns into a callous as described by former pitching coach, Rick Peterson in the article.
Mike Puma of the NY Post advises that the Mets will hold a special video tribute for Colon tonight as Big Sexy makes his return to Queens.
NL EAST RUMBLINGS
Stan Awtrey advises of the Atlanta minor leaguers who could have an impact on the big league club in the near future on theAJC.com.
Zach Oliveri of WRUF.com writes on how the Miami Marlins look to put 2016 behind them.
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Mets Daddy reviews the current crop of available veteran hurlers who may be able to help the Mets’ pitching depth.
THIS DAY IN METS HISTORY
On this day in 1993, Dwight Gooden four-hit the Rockies in the first game in Colorado’s history. The Mets would win the game by a score of 3-0 and it would be Gooden’s first opening day shutout.