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Latest Mets News
The Mets fell to the Washington Nationals in Grapefruit League play on Thursday by a score of 8-5. The big story coming out of the game however, was Noah Syndergaard‘s feat of striking out seven consecutive batters.
The Mets travel today to Lakeland to play the Detroit Tigers at Joker Marchant Stadium. Steven Matz will take the mound hoping to turn in a good outing as he will be faced by Michael Fulmer. First pitch is scheduled for 1:05 p.m. and the game will not be televised.
Mike Piazza had a press conference regarding AC Reggiana; his Italian third-division soccer club. The former Met catcher is furious with the rent he has to pay to Sassuolo; a neighboring Serie A club.
The Yankees-Mets game on Wednesday was the most-watched Grapefruit League game ever televised in the 13-year history of SNY according to Anthony DiComo of MLB.com.
Kelsie Heneghan of MiLB.com ranked the Mets’ group of pitching prospects as the 23rd best group out of the 30 MLB organizations.
Latest MLB News
The Kansas City Royals have re-signed third baseman Mike Moustakas to a one-year deal with a second-year mutual option according to Jeff Passan of Yahoo Sports. The deal guarantees $6.5 million and maxes out at $22.7 million.
Travis Wood was released by the Tigers after it was revealed that he tore his ACL according to Chris Cotillo of SB Nation. He is expected to miss either the vast majority of the 2018 season or the entire season altogether.
Latest NL East News
Sam Meredith of Talking Chop looks ahead to 2019 and the Atlanta Braves’ anticipated financial flexibility.
Latest on MMO
MMO introduces Mets Matters, a new addition to our podcast lineup. This weekly podcast will be hosted by our own Josh Finkelstein and his co-host Justin Fried.
This Day in Mets History
1963: Bill Katz’ and Ruth Roberts’ song, “Meet The Mets,” is introduced to the public as the Mets’ official theme song.
Birthday(s): C.J. Nitkowski turns 45.