Morning Briefing: After Harper Heroics, Back To AL Action

Today the ALDS will resume. Both the Yankees and Red Sox will look stave off a sweep. The Red Sox host the Astros at 2:38 p.m. and the Yankees host the Indians at 7:38 p.m.

Last night, the Cubs were leading 3-1 but blew it in the eighth inning. Bryce Harper hit a tying homer while Ryan Zimmerman hit a go-ahead three-run shot. All of this was happening while Wade Davis was standing ready in the bullpen. Yasiel Puig (three hits) and the Dodgers won their game 8-5 to take a 2-0 NLDS lead against the Diamondbacks.

Latest Mets News

Matt Harvey and Scott Boras are working on fixing Matt Harvey‘s career according to Joel Sherman of the NY Post. Maybe Boras should be the pitching coach.

Latest NL East News

Chelsea Janes of the Washington Post writes about the heroics of Ryan Zimmerman last night.

Javy Guerra, Vance Worley, Tyler Moore, Destin Hood were outrighted off the Marlins roster.

Nick Crafardo of the Boston Globe reports that Dayton Moore will only leave for Atlanta if he gets full control of the team.

Todd Zolecki of writes about the changes to Citizen Bank Park.

Latest on MMO

John Sheridan goes through rule five draft candidates.

Rob Piersall posts the MMO Roundtable for NL Rookie of the Year.

I look at 10 potential options for pitching coach.

This Day in Mets History

2000: Bobby Jones throws a one-hitter to clinch the NLDS.

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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.