Morning Briefing: Harvey Looks to End Mets’ Skid

Good morning Mets fan.

The Mets look to salvage the last game of this series Wednesday afternoon in Arizona as Matt Harvey (2-3, 5.63 ERA) will oppose Patrick Corbin (3-4, 4.17 ERA). First pitch is scheduled for 3:40 PM ET.

On Tuesday night, the Mets dropped their sixth straight game in a 5-4 loss to the Diamondbacks. Curtis Granderson and Rene Rivera both homered in the loss. Tommy Milone allowed five runs in 5.2 innings during his second start for the Mets.

Latest Mets News:

Mets assistant GM manager John Ricco is hopeful that injured star outfielder Yoenis Cespedes could rejoin the team as early as next Tuesday.

After the Mets loss on Tuesday, first baseman Lucas Duda was very critical of his play since returning from the disabled list. He talked to Anthony DiComo of MLB about his recent bad play.

Asdrubal Cabrera finally hit the disabled list on Tuesday, but the Mets are still not ready to call-up top prospect Amed Rosario. In fact, they’ve discussed promoting infielder Gavin Cecchini instead.

Latest NL East News:

Thomas Boswell of the Washington Post looks at the continued struggles for the Nationals bullpen.

Michael Cunningham of the AJC writes about how the Braves finished off a sweep of the Blue Jays.

Corey Seidman of CSN answered a wide array of questions in a Phillies mailbag.

In Case You Missed It:

Mathew Brownstein chose his Mets Players of the Week.

Rob Piersall opined that the Mets should wait to call-up top prospect Amed Rosario.

This Day in Mets History:

In 1974, Tom Seaver becomes the first Mets pitcher to chalk up 2,000 career innings. Seaver does it in fine fashion with a 5-0 victory over Montreal.

Birthdays: Ozzie Virgil Sr. 84

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