Morning Briefing: Mets Show Life After Latest Win And Controversy

Good Morning Mets Fans. The New York Metropolitans (32-41) continue their series against the San Francisco Giants (27-49) today after a rousing 11-4 victory Friday night. Jacob deGrom (6-3, 3.94 ERA) will toe the rubber for New York and will be opposed by Johnny Cueto (5-7, 4.42 ERA).

Today’s game is scheduled to begin at 7:15 PM ET and can be seen on FOX as well as heard on 710 WOR.


Unfortunately even with a big win after a horrible week, that was not the biggest news story of the day. The clubhouse showed signs of cracking yesterday with Asdrubal Cabrera requesting a trade after being told he would be moving to second base. Kevin Kernan of the NY Post writes that Terry Collins is at his breaking point as the Mets spiral out of control.

Marc Carig of Newsday reports on Cabrera’s request to be sent packing from Queens.

Sandy Alderson hinted that the Mets are now ready to listen to offers on some of their veteran players. Read more from Kristie Ackert in the NYDN.


Barry Svurgla reports on Drew Storen‘s return to Nationals Park as a member of the Reds in the Washington Post.

Matt Adams has become a good complication for Atlanta according to Steve Hummer on

Barry Jackson of the Miami Herald writes on the mystery third bidder involved in the Marlins sale.

Things are looking up for Phillies pitcher, Aaron Nola as Corey Seidman of CSN Philly looks at his recent success.


Michael Mayer writes on why the Mets should move Asdrubal Cabrera to third base and not second.


On this day in 1975, Jerry Koosman notches his 100th victory in a 5-1 win over the St. Louis Cardinals.

Former Met, Mike Bruhert turns 66 today.



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