Morning Briefing: Final Subway Series Showdown

Tonight, the final game of the Subway Series between the New York Mets and New York Yankees will take place at Citi Field at 7:10 p.m. Steven Matz has the ball for the Mets and will toe up against Luis Severino.

Last night, the Mets lost 5-3 in another game decided late. The Mets manufactured some runs to stay in it but the Yankees offense was able to best them late in the game. Robert Gsellman was good for the first five innings but struggled in the sixth. Aaron Judge hit a home run that hasn’t landed yet and set the record for most consecutive games with a strikeout by a position player.

Latest Mets News

Where to begin?

Jose Reyes and Wilmer Flores went to the hospital for sore rib cages. Gavin Cecchini and Matt Reynolds are on their way to New York according to Anthony Dicomo of MLB.com.

Matt Harvey faced the minimum over three innings, struck out three, and hit 94 MPH for the Brooklyn Cyclones.

Sandy Alderson is skeptical of David Wright coming back this year. David is confident but only six week are left in this season.

Noah Syndergaard will throw again in a few days.

Latest NL East News

The Nationals called up Alejandro De Aza. They have a lot of outfield injuries.

Barry Jackson of the Miami Herald reviews some Marlins storylines.

Mark Bowman of MLB.com notices Julio Teheran‘s improving slider.

Matt Gelb of Philly.com explains why the Phillies demoted Nick Pivetta.

Latest on MMO

Logan Barer examines Jacob deGrom‘s home run issue.

David Casillo finds a home for Curtis Granderson.

This Day in Mets History

1973: Willie Mays homers for the final time for his career at Shea Stadium against Cincinnati.

Birthdays: Mike O’Connor turns 37, Skip Lockwood turns 71

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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.