Morning Briefing: Just Juan More Day

We’re just one day away from the start of the second half of the season for Mets baseball. Jacob deGrom will start for us tomorrow night at home in a crucial three-game series against the Colorado Rockies.

However, the Mets, as well as every team in baseball, will be off tonight.

Latest Mets News 

Joshua Schrock writes about how the Houston Astros continue to maintain interest in acquiring Jacob deGrom at the trade deadline.

Joel Sherman debates the future of baseball with Curtis Granderson, Sandy Alderson, C.C. Sabathia, and David Cone.

Latest NL East News 

Scott Gleeson of USA Today writes about Bryce Harper‘s hatred of New York.

Jamey Vinnick of Scout.com sat down with Atlanta Braves top prospect Ozzie Albies.

Angela Mueller of The Business Journals writes about how Derek Jeter‘s pursuit of purchasing the Miami Marlins is now in jeopardy.

Gabe Lacques of USA Today writes about how Pat Neshek will go straight from the All-Star Game to the trading block.

Latest on MMO

David Casillo opines that the Mets should not bring back Jay Bruce next season.

Dilip Sridhar talks about the problem with overvaluing fielding percentage when gauging a player’s defensive abilities.

Rob Piersall debates about whether the Mets should pursue Dee Gordon at the trade deadline.

This Day in Mets History

1977: The lights flicker at Shea Stadium in the sixth inning against the Chicago Cubs in the midst of a two-day blackout throughout New York City.

2001: Mike Piazza hits his 300th career homer off of Derek Lowe.

Birthdays

Mike Fitzgerald turns 57, while Jack Aker turns 77.

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I am a junior at SUNY Cortland majoring in Sport Management. I have been a big Mets fan since 2007 and David Wright has and always will be my favorite player. Follow me on Twitter @JoshFinkMets