Morning Briefing: Mets Hope For Deja Vu Against Nats

Good Morning, Mets fans!

The first place New York Mets welcome in the Washington Nationals after their series win against the Milwaukee Brewers. Jacob deGrom will face Jeremy Hellickson tonight at 7:10 p.m. on SNY.

Yesterday, the Mets beat the Brewers 3-2 thanks to timely home runs from Brandon Nimmo and Wilmer Flores and some very good pitching. Nimmo’s tied the game in the sixth inning while Wilmer’s won the game in the ninth inning. Check out the highlights below!

Latest Mets News

Noah Syndergaard raved about Tomas Nido‘s catching abilities and said he looked forward to working with him “many more times.”

Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports posted a video and said the Mets seem inclined to go with Jose Lobaton and Tomas Nido while Kevin Plawecki is out 3-4 weeks.

In the same video, Rosenthal said the Mets made “repeated inquiries” on J.T. Realmuto in the offseason and also asked about Starlin Castro. He also says the Mets will continue monitor the market and re-visit Realmuto at some point during the season.

The Mets formally activated Dominic Smith off the disabled list and optioned him to Las Vegas.

Latest MLB News

Defensive Wizard, Kevin Kiermaier, sprained his thumb on Sunday. Rays manager, Kevin Cash said there is a chance he misses a substantial amount of time.

Tim Lincecum was moved to the 60-day DL by the Texas Rangers due to a blister issue.

There is a possibility that Gleyber Torres is called up this week according to Yankees manager, Aaron Boone.

Latest NL East News

Matt Gelb of the Athletic writes about how the Phillies shuffling guys around might actually help the team.

Mark Bowman of MLB.com says Ronald Acuna will not be in the majors until he plays better.

Mark Zuckerman of MASN writes about the Nationals decision to use Jeremy Hellickson against the Mets tomorrow.

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Rob Piersall writes about Ron Darling‘s thoughts on the red-hot, 2018 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.