Morning Briefing: Mets Welcome Back Some Old Friends

Good Morning Mets Fans. The New York Mets (25-33) continue their series against the Atlanta Braves (27-32) today as the team’s will play a doubleheader. The first game is scheduled to begin at 1:05 PM ET with Robert Gsellman taking the ball in game one, followed by the return of Steven Matz in game two.

Today’s games can be seen on SNY as well as heard on 710 WOR.

LATEST METS NEWS

For one night this season, Matt Harvey may have deserved better. He put forth a decent start but the bullpen still found a way to give up the game in a 3-2 loss to Atlanta. Read more from Mike Puma in the NY Post.

The Mets will welcome back Yoenis Cespedes to their lineup today in one of the games in today’s doubleheader. Read more from Marc Carig in Newsday.

Kristie Ackert writes on the likeliness of the Mets now moving to a six-man rotation for the time being in the NYDN.

NL EAST RUMBLINGS

Jorge Castillo of the Washington Post reports on an update regarding Dusty Baker‘s contract as the Nationals General Manager, Mike Rizzo does not foresee it being a problem.

The Miami Marlins will look to beef up their farm system in this month’s draft, writes Clark Spencer of the Miami Herald.

Corey Seidman of CSN Philly believes the Phillies will come away with plenty of pitching in their draft.

TheAJC.com reports on the Atlanta Braves holding open tryouts to join the organization.

RECENTLY ON MMO

Logan Barer holds an exclusive interview with former Mets manager, Bobby Valentine.

THIS DAY IN METS HISTORY

On this day in 2003, Jose Reyes made his Major League debut with the Mets.

Former Met, Ken Singleton (70) was born on this day.

 

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