Mets Morning Briefing: Day Off Before San Diego Arrives

Good Morning Mets fans! The New York Mets (18-24) have a day off today.

Latest Mets News

Steven Matz and Seth Lugo are each scheduled to make rehab starts this Tuesday. Matz will start for Las Vegas while Lugo will start in St. Lucie.

Travis d’Arnaud caught all nine innings today and went 3 for 5 in the 51s win. Terry Collins has said d’Arnaud will catch Steven Matz on Tuesday. A return after that would make sense. 

Latest Around the NL East

Barry Svrluga of the Washington Post provides a great piece about the Nationals Vice President’s, Doug Harris, battle with cancer and his new perception.

Matt Gelb of writes about the mental development of Vince Velasquez.

Mark Bowman of has a nice piece about Braves rookie, Rio Ruiz.

Marlins Maniac takes a look at draft prospects the Marlins should consider.

Latest on MMO

Rob Piersall writes about Zack Wheeler’s continuing success.

Talkin’ Mets: Mike Vaccaro on Wright, Reyes, Collins, and Retired Numbers

This Day in Mets History

1998: Mets acquire catcher Mike Piazza from the Marlins for Preston Wilson, Ed Yarnall, and Geoff Goetz. He turned out to be a decent player for the Mets.

Birthdays: Collin Cowgill turns 31.


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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.