Morning Briefing: Mets Look To Take Series From Chicago

Good Morning Mets Fans. The New York Mets (29-34) look to take the series tonight against the Chicago Cubs (32-32) as they send Matt Harvey (4-3, 5.02 ERA) to the mound. The Cubs will counter with Mike Montgomery (0-3, 2.43 ERA).

Today’s game is scheduled to begin at 7:10 PM ET and can be seen on SNY as well as heard on 710 WOR.

LATEST METS NEWS

Zack Wheeler had a rough night in Tuesday’s 14-3 loss to the Chicago Cubs. It was the shortest outing of his career, lasting just 1.2 innings while allowing a career-high eight earned runs on six hits. Read more from Kristie Ackert in the NYDN.

Yoenis Cespedes was again removed from the game early on Tuesday, the Mets though advise that he is okay and was just removed due to game conditions and is expected to have today off. Read more from Dan Martin in the NY Post.

David Lennon of Newsday looks at the situation revolving around Amed Rosario and how it relates to Jose Reyes anticipated Major League debut back in 2003. With Asdrubal Cabrera being placed on the 10-day disabled list on Tuesday, it seemed as good a time as ever to bring up the prized prospect.

NL EAST RUMBLINGS

Chelsea Janes of the Washington Post reports on Daniel Murphy‘s scuffle with an umpire from Tuesday night.

Brandon Phillips wants to stay a Brave but knows it is unlikely as David O’Brien advises on theAJC.com.

Barry Jackson of the Miami Herald reports that MLB commissioner, Rob Manfred is convinced the Marlins will be sold to a group either led by Derek Jeter or Tagg Romney.

Jim Salisbury of CSN Philly talks with former Phillies GM, Ruben Amaro who reflects on his time with the organization.

RECENTLY ON MMO

John Sheridan writes on how the Nationals’ bullpen is keeping the Mets alive.

THIS DAY IN METS HISTORY

On this day in 1963, Duke Snider hit his 400th home run in a 10-3 win over Cincinnati.

 

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