Morning Briefing: Mets Head To Atlanta For Weekend Series

Good Morning Mets Fans. The New York Mets (25-32) open up a big four game series tonight against the Atlanta Braves (26-32).  Matt Harvey (4-5, 5.43 ERA) will take the ball for New York and will be opposed by Julio Teheran (5-4, 5.40 ERA) for the Braves.

Tonight’s contest is scheduled to begin at 7:35 PM ET and can be seen on SNY as well as heard on 710 WOR.

LATEST METS NEWS

Mike Puma of the NY Post advises that Harvey needs to save more than himself in tonight’s start in Atlanta.

As good as Zack Wheeler has been this season for the Metropolitans, Kristie Ackert of the NYDN reports on why the team must prepare for lift without him this season.

Marc Carig takes a look at just how big an impact the loss of Noah Syndergaard has been on this Mets team in Newsday.

Lenny Dykstra believes it is time for the Mets to fire Terry Collins and bring in Howard Johnson. Read more on NJ.com.

NL EAST RUMBLINGS

Minor League pitcher, Andrew Albers is seemingly forcing his way into the Atlanta Braves plans, read more on theAJC.com.

Chelsea Janes reports on Dusty Baker‘s current contract situation in the Washington Post.

Former manager, Jim Leyland visited the Marlins clubhouse 20 years after his World Series run. Read more from Clark Spencer in the Miami Herald.

Pat Neshek of the Phillies expects to be traded by the deadline this year. Read more from Jim Salisbury on CSN Philly.

RECENTLY ON MMO

Michael Mayer reports on how Jay Bruce has kept the Mets on life support this season.

Mets Daddy takes a look at OF Stanly Consuegra, one of three players the Mets have been linked to for July 2nd IFA.

THIS DAY IN METS HISTORY

On this day in 1989, Darryl Strawberry hit his 200th home run at Pittsburgh.

Mets born on this day; Jason Anderson (38) and Tom Edens (56).

 

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