Morning Briefing: Mets Still Without Manager On Hodges Hiring Anniversary

The Nationals live to play another day after they got rained out yesterday. Rather than opting to use a sick Stephen Strasburg on full rest, the Nationals will use Tanner Roark against the Cubs. The Indians and Yankees will play game five of their ALDS. Corey Kluber will face C.C. Sabathia.

Latest Mets News

A top spine doctor believes David Wright can play again according Abbey Mastaracco of NJ.com.

The Mets finalized their purchase of the Syracuse Chiefs. Anthony Dicomo of MLB.com has more on the purchase.

Latest NL East News

Stephen Strasburg is sick so he will not pitch tomorrow. Max Scherzer is available for one inning and so is Gio Gonzalez. The Nationals will try as hard as they can to get back Washington for a game five.

Joe Frisaro of MLB.com writes about the hire of Gary Denbo.

David O’Brien of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution has the latest on the John Coppolella fallout.

Ryan Lawrence of the Philly Voice writes about the Ruben Amaro Jr. rumors.

Latest on MMO

Logan Barer writes about Travis d’Arnaud‘s season and gives him a grade.

Rob Piersall talks about Kevin Plawecki‘s 2017.

This Day in Mets History

1967: Gil Hodges named manager of the Mets

Birthdays: Jenrry Mejia turns 28, Ty Wigginton turns 40, Orlando Hernandez turns 52, Charlie Williams turns 70

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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