Morning Briefing: Mets Serve Reds Eighth Straight Loss In Queens

Good morning, Mets fans! Tonight, New York will look to take the series from the Cincinnati Reds at 7:10 p.m. Rafael Montero will oppose Homer Bailey and his 7.24 ERA.

Last night, the Mets beat the Reds 5-1 thanks to strong pitching and home runs from Jose Reyes and Travis Taijeron. Seth Lugo had six scoreless innings while working out of several jams. AJ Ramos notched save No. 27 on the year and his seventh as a Met. Brandon Nimmo got on base two more times, raising his OBP to .419 on the year.

Latest Mets News

The Rumble Ponies lost 2-0 in their playoff game last night to the Trenton Thunder, who no-hit them in the process.

T.J. Rivera will have Tommy John surgery next week as he sets his sights on the 2018 season.

Asdrubal Cabrera underwent an MRI yesterday after experiencing discomfort in his left glute. He is considered day-to-day.

The Rays and Yankees will play at Citi Field Sept. 11-13 due to Hurricane Irma set to hit Florida. Tickets go on sale today Saturday, Sept. 9 at 10 a.m.

Latest NL East News

Jorge Castillo of the Washington Post looks at the potential Nationals playoff bench.

Clark Spencer of Miami Herald writes about the impact of Irma on the Marlins.

Braves prospect, Ronald Acuna, was named prospect of the year by Baseball America.

Matt Gelb of Philly.com writes about former Phillies prospect, Matt Imhof, who lost an eye.

Latest on MMO

Mike Mayer writes about Brandon Nimmo’s recent power stroke and does a prospect spotlight on Adonis Uceta.

This Day in Mets History

2015: Kelly Johnson comes off the bench and homers off Stephen Strasburg in the eighth inning to tie the game. Yoenis Cespedes then homers off Drew Storen batters later to complete the comeback and help the Mets to the series sweep.

Birthdays: Kazuhisa Ishii turns 44, Mike Hampton turns 45, Todd Zeile turns 52.

Let’s go Mets!

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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 study computer science at Stony Brook