Morning Briefing: Mets Look To Shake Off Another Injury

Good Morning Mets Fans. The New York Metropolitans (34-42) continue their series against the Marlins (35-40) tonight as the send Steven Matz (1-1, 3.60 ERA) to the mound.  Jeff Locke (0-3, 5.70 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

The injuries just keep on coming. Robert Gsellman is the latest Met to go down after pulling up lame while running to first base. Gsellman is expected to be out for an undetermined amount of time. Read more from Anthony DiComo on MLB.com.

Ron Darling went off during last night’s broadcast on SNY after Gsellman’s injury. Darling ripped into the Mets trainers and called their injury situation a “joke.” Read more from Hannah Withiam in the NY Post.

Michael Conforto is still struggling to swing a bat and is expected to miss a few more days. Read more from Kristie Ackert in the NYDN.

Former Mets pitcher, Anthony Young sadly passed away yesterday at the age of 51. Read more from Anthony Rieber in Newsday.

NL EAST RUMBLINGS

Dusty Baker explains Anthony Rendon‘s recent success in the Washington Post.

Atlanta Braves pitching prospect, Patrick Weigel has undergone Tommy John surgery. Read more on theAJC.com.

The Marlins are putting faith in JT Riddle to handle the role of shortstop for the remainder of the season. Read more in the Miami Herald.

Odubel Herrera is recognizing the mistakes he is making on the field. Read more on CSN Philly.

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THIS DAY IN METS HISTORY

On this day in 1965, Nolan Ryan is signed by scout Red Murff.

Former Met, Richard Hidalgo turns 42 today.

 

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