Morning Briefing: Mets Go For Sweep In San Francisco

Good Morning Mets Fans. The New York Metropolitans (33-41) look for the series sweep against the San Francisco Giants (27-50) today. Rafael Montero (0-4, 6.49 ERA) will toe the rubber for New York and will be opposed by Matt Moore (3-7, 5.82 ERA).

Today’s game is scheduled to begin at 4:05 PM ET and can be seen on SNY as well as heard on 710 WOR.

LATEST METS NEWS

Jacob deGrom put together another fantastic start on Saturday, helping lead the Mets to a 5-2 victory over San Francisco. Kevin Kernan of the NY Post writes on the tip that deGrom received from John Smoltz that has helped him thrive.

Yoenis Cespedes remained in the lineup on Saturday despite concern over leg issues the slugger was having. Read more from Kristie Ackert in the NYDN.

Abbey Mastracco looks at five potential landing spots for Asdrubal Cabrera on NJ.com.

NL EAST RUMBLINGS

Thomas Boswell writes on Daniel Murphy‘s love for the game of baseball in the Washington Post.

Michael Cunningham of theAJC.com reports on Matt Kemp‘s hamstring troubles continuing to keep him out of the Braves lineup.

The Philadelphia Phillies reportedly have an offer on the table for reliever, Pat Neshek as reported by Jim Salisbury of CSN Philly.

Barry Jackson of the Miami Herald writes on Jeb Bush joining the Romney group in pursuit of Marlins purchase.

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THIS DAY IN METS HISTORY

On this day in 1971, Jerry Grote ties a club record with three doubles in a game.

Mets players born today; Carlos Delgado (45), Kane Davis (42), Aaron Sele (47) and Alejandro Pena (58).

 

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A Senior Writer for MMO, Brian was born the year that ball got by Buckner and the Mets went on to win the World Series. He is still waiting to watch the Mets win a World Series of his own. You can follow Brian on Twitter @briangreenzang