Morning Briefing: Mets Going for the Sweep

Good morning, Mets fans! The New York Mets (18-23) go for the sweep this afternoon against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim (22-23). Tommy Milone will take the ball for the Mets and will be opposed by Jesse Chavez.

Latest Mets News:

Terry Collins set the record for the Most games managed in Mets history. James Wagner of the New York Times provides a nice story about his path to the record.

José Reyes collected his  2,000th career hit in the first inning of Saturday’s game off Alex Meyer. Reyes finished 3-4 with two RBI and now has 1,398 hits with New York for his career.

New York has won two in a row following its seven-game losing streak. The Mets are 6-2 in their last eight home games and have now won three straight home series.

Terry Collins also said Travis d’Arnaud is about three days away from coming back from injury.

Abbey Mastracco of NJ.com has an update on Mets captain David Wright, who has been shut down.

Latest Around the NL East:

Byron Kerr of MASN provides the insight of Dusty Baker’s bullpen decisions.

Ryan Lawrence of Philly Voice sits down with former Phillies fan and superstar, Mike Trout.

Michael Cunningham of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution has some more news on the trade for Matt Adams.

Joe Frisaro of MLB.com says Miami is impressed by J.T. Riddle.

Latest on MMO:

Sue Kolinsky reviews the Mets ending their skid.

Carl Aridas affirms the Mets are better off without Bartolo Colon.

This Day in Mets History:

1999: Mike Piazza homers for the fourth straight game against the Phillies.

Birthdays: Tom Martin turns 47, Hank Webb turns 67.

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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