Morning Briefing: Let’s Play One This Time

Tonight, the Mets will take on the Braves in their second to last home game at Citi Field. Rafael Montero will oppose R.A. Dickey at 7:10 p.m.

Yesterday, the Mets lost Game 1 by a score of 9-2. The Mets did not have much offense going outside of a Tomas Nido two-run double. In Game 2, Seth Lugo dominated over six innings. Travis d’Arnaud led the offense with a RBI double and solo home run. With a hot September, d’Arnaud has boosted his hitting to .246/.296/.451 on the season with a 94 wRC+. Jeurys Familia bent but did not break in the ninth inning to seal the 3-2 victory.

Latest Mets News

Dominic Smith won the 2017 Sterling Minor League Organizational Player of the Year. Corey Oswalt was the 2017 Sterling Organizational Pitcher of the Year.

The Mets will assist Gov. Andrew Cuomo in a Hurricane Relief Drive for those in need in Puerto Rico. They have been ravaged by Hurricane Maria. Read more here and to check the full details.

Latest NL East News

Bryce Harper‘s return was pushed back a day due to the flu. ‘

Clark Spencer of the Miami Herald writes about the passing of Jose Fernandez. It has been one year since he died in a boating accident off the coast of Miami.

David O’Brien of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution writes about Ender Inciarte‘s adjustments.

Matt Gelb of Philly.com looks at how pitchers have adjusted to Rhys Hoskins.

Latest on MMO

Viraj Sethi wonders if the Mets can right the ship in 2018.

This Day in Mets History

2015: Mets clinch N.L East crown for the first time since 2006.

Birthdays: Doug Sisk turns 60.

Let’s go Mets!

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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.