Morning Briefing: Finale Against the Brewers

Good Morning Mets fans! The New York Mets (16-19) will look to avoid a sweep to the Milwaukee Brewers (20-17) this afternoon. 

Jacob deGrom (2-1, 3.80 ERA) will take on Wily Peralta (4-2, 5.30 ERA) for a projected 2:10 p.m. start on PIX 11.

Latest Mets News

Marc Carig of Newsday reported that Steven Matz and Seth Lugo each threw two innings and 30 pitches in an extended spring training game on Saturday.  

The Mets released more details on the surgery of Jeurys Familia. He can resume throwing in six weeks and could potentially return in three to fourth months. Abbey Mastracco of NJ.com has more details on the procedure and recovery.

Latest Around the NL East

The Nationals and Bryce Harper have agreed to a deal for the 2018 season. Mark Zuckerman of MASN has more on the record deal.

Ryan Lawrence of the Philly Voice goes over the mechanical adjustments Maikel Franco is undergoing to attempt to fix his swing.

David O’Brien of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution re-visits the Braves decision to extend Tyler Flowers.

The Marlins have lost 14 of 17 and Marlin Maniac goes over early season trade options.

Latest on MMO

John Flanigan goes over some bullpen targets for the Mets.

Sue Kolinsky talks about the struggles of Matt Harvey.

This Day in Mets History

On this day in 1968, a 21-year-old Nolan Ryan struck out 14 against the Cincinnati Reds. This set a then-club record.

Birthdays: Brian Lawrence turns 41, Takashi Kashiwada turns 46, Dick Tidrow turns 70.

Also, a very Happy Mother’s Day to all you Mothers out there!

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I became a Mets fan in the 2008 season. Since the Alderson regime, I've embraced saber-metrics and advanced stats to back up my eye tests. I'm currently a freshman at Stony Brook pursuing a degree in Computer Science. My Twitter is @dilipsridhar16