Morning Briefing: Back to Business

 

Good Morning, Mets fans. The New York Mets will begin their second half of the season tonight against the Wild Card leading Colorado Rockies. Jacob deGrom has the ball for the Mets and is set to face Jon Gray. The game is set to start at 7:10 PM on SNY.

Latest Mets News

Trade dominoes fell yesterday. Jose Quintana was traded to the Chicago Cubs for a package of prospects headlined by outfielder Eloy Jimenez. As teams search for controllable aces, it should be worth remembering the Astros have said to be interested in Jacob deGrom.

Kristie Ackert of the Daily News reported that the Mets expect Neil Walker back next week. This lines up with reports that say he is in Florida ramping up his rehab.

Keith Law of ESPN, ranked his mid-season prospects and had Amed Rosario at No. 1, where he had him prior to the season.

Latest NL East News

Mark Zuckerman of MASN goes over the latest storylines for the Nationals in the second half.

David O’Brien of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution talks about Julio Teheran‘s market.

Clark Spencer of the Miami Herald has the latest on Miami’s sale. It appears that Jorge Mas is the top candidate.

Matt Gelb of Philly.com writes about exciting young pitcher, Sixto Sanchez.

Latest on MMO

Joe D. has your MMO First Half Awards

Jared Berson writes about how the Mets went from World Series to unwatchable in 20 months.

This Day in Mets History

2001: Bobby Valentine records his 1,000th managerial win.

Birthdays: Jack Leathersich turns 27, Robin Ventura turns 50

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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