Morning Briefing: Mets Look To Wheeler For Another Win Against The Halos

Good Morning Mets fans!

Tonight, the New York Mets (17-23) will take on the Los Angeles Angels (22-22). Zack Wheeler (2-2, 3.76 ERA) will take the mound to face Alex Meyer (2-1, 5.59 ERA).  Today’s game is a 7:15 PM start on FOX.

With the Mets looking to snap a seven game losing streak, the Amazins received a dominating performance from Jacob deGrom on Friday night. DeGrom tossed seven scoreless innings as the Mets beat the Angels, 3-0 in front of a packed house at Citi Field.  Michael Conforto hit a solo home run in the seventh inning for his 11th homer of the season in a much needed Mets victory.

Latest Mets News

Sandy Alderson did not commit to a return date for any returning players. He did mention there were not setbacks, namely when discussing Seth Lugo and Steven Matz.

He also said there are no imminent plans to call up Amed Rosario and Dominic Smith.

Jacob deGrom also developed a blister on ring finger during the seventh inning.

Latest Around the NL East

Mark Zuckerman of MASN covers an array of questions from Nats fans.

Matt Gelb of has the latest on Odubel Herrera’s development.

David O’Brien of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution says James Loney could join the Braves soon.  

Clark Spencer of the Miami Herald talks to a frustrated Giancarlo Stanton.  

In Case You Missed It

David Casillo discusses why he thinks Matt Harvey continues to struggle. 

Joe D. encourages optimism for this season and says keep on believing.

Jacob Resnick posted his weekly Mets Farm Report that is packed with some great information.

This Day in Mets History

1967: Jack Hamilton hits the second ever Grand Slam for a Mets pitcher.

Birthdays: Wilson Valdez turns 39, Wayne Housie turns 52, Ken Boyer turns 86

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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