Good Morning Mets Fans. The New York Mets (29-33) look to stay hot as they continue their series against the Chicago Cubs (31-32). Zack Wheeler (3-3, 3.45 ERA) will take the ball for New York and will be opposed by Jon Lester (3-4, 4.13 ERA).
Today’s game is scheduled to begin at 7:10 PM ET and can be seen on SNY as well as heard on 710 WOR.
LATEST METS NEWS
Jacob deGrom rebounded in a big way in Monday’s 6-1 victory over the Cubs. The deGrominator pitched a complete game while allowing just one run on five hits, picking up his fifth victory of the season. Read more from Zach Braziller in the NY Post.
As good as things were last night, the Mets received some potentially bad news as Yoenis Cespedes exited Monday’s game early with what was being called a sore left heel. Read more from Laura Albanese in Newsday.
NL EAST RUMBLINGS
The Nationals bullpen struggles continue as reported on by Jorge Castilo in the Washington Post.
Corey Seidman of CSN Philly breaks down the Phillies’ draft choices and a trend they follow.
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