Morning Briefing: Mets Head To Cincinnati For Three-Game Set

Tonight, the New York Mets will take on the Cincinnati Reds at 7:10 p.m. The probable starters in this one are Chris Flexen (3-2, 5.79 ERA) for the Mets against Sal Romano (3-5, 4.96 ERA) for the Reds.

New York has won their last 14 games against the Reds dating back to 2014.

Latest Mets News

David Wright shut down his rehab assignment last night after experiencing more shoulder pain.

Matt Harvey will start on Friday night against the Astros. The games are likely to be at Tropicana Field in Tampa Bay.

Yoenis Cespedes will miss the remainder of the season with a strained right hamstring.

Michael Conforto is getting a second opinion on his shoulder today.

Latest NL East News

Jayson Werth and Max Scherzer returned from the DL on Monday night. Trea Turner will return tomorrow.

Clark Spencer of the Miami Herald writes about the help Giancarlo Stanton got from Barry Bonds while he was hitting coach of the Marlins last season.

David O’Brien of Atlanta Journal-Constitution writes about the suddenly struggling Braves.

Ryan Lawrence of the Philly Voice writes about the impact of Hurricane Harvey on Nick Williams.

Latest on MMO

Logan Barer opines for Juan Lagares and Brandon Nimmo to split time in center field during 2018.

Mathew Brownstein writes about the impressive Amed Rosario.

Jacob Resnick of Mets Minors talks to Jeremy Vasquez who has had an excellent debut season with the Brooklyn Cyclones.

This Day in Mets History

1973: The Mets finally exit the cellar after Jerry Koosman hurls a shutout.

Birthdays: Noah Syndergaard turns 25, Anthony Recker turns 34, Henry Blanco turns 46, Rusty Tillman turns 57, Bill Latham turns 57

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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.