Morning Briefing: Lugo And Mets Look For Series Win

Good Morning Mets Fans. The New York Metropolitans (35-42) finish up their series against the Marlins (35-41) tonight as the send Seth Lugo (2-1, 3.72 ERA) to the mound.  Jose Urena  (6-2, 3.33 ERA) will toe the rubber for Miami.

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

Steven Matz helped lead the way to an 8-0 Mets victory on Wednesday as he pitched seven scoreless innings on the night. Read more from David Lennon in Newsday.

Dan Martin of the NY Post writes on Asdrubal Cabrera turning his tune on wanting to be traded.

Robert Gsellman was placed on the 10-day disabled list with a strained left hamstring. Read more from Kristie Ackert in the NYDN.

Joe Giglio of NJ.com wonders if the Mets may let Matt Harvey walk after this season.

NL EAST RUMBLINGS

Chelsea Janes of the Washington Post reports that Koda Glover is dealing with severe rotator cuff inflammation.

Marlins pitcher, Justin Nicolino has been removed from the starting rotation. Read more in the Sun-Sentinel.

Jim Salisbury of CSN Philly ponders who the Phillies may turn to with Howie Kendrick hitting the DL again.

Freddie Freeman is nearing return after taking his first post-fracture batting practice. Read more from David O’Brien on theAJC.com.

RECENTLY ON MMO

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Mets Daddy talks about Amed Rosario being named to the Pacific Coast League All-Star team.

THIS DAY IN METS HISTORY

On this day in 1971, Tom Seaver became the winningest pitcher in club victory with his 45th victory. He struck out his 1,000th batter on this same day.

Mets born on this day; Larry Stahl (76) and Bob Shaw.

 

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