Morning Briefing: Vargas Looks For Series Win In First Start

The Mets will play the Mets at 8:40 p.m. tonight. Jason Vargas will make his team debut for the Mets. The game can be seen on PIX 11.

Jacob deGrom dazzled for the Mets last night/this morning. Asdrubal Cabrera reached base three times for the Mets and also hit a three-run homer. Matt Harvey finished the ninth despite some poor velocity readings.

Latest Mets News

Mickey Callaway says there are no plans to replace Steven Matz in the rotation.

The Mets are selling four-percent shares of the team according to Tim Healey of Newsday and Bloomberg.

In his chat, Keith Law of ESPN said Peter Alonso is a top-100 prospect.

Ed Burns will direct a documentary about Tom Seaver next year.

The Mets plan to update the Syracuse Chiefs’ stadium after they take over it.

Vance Worley has reported to Las Vegas per Betsy Helfand of the Vegas Review.

The Mets claimed Buddy Baumann of waivers from the Padres and sent him to Las Vegas. They moved David Wright to the 60-day DL.

The Mets also sent down Corey Oswalt and recalled Jacob Rhame from Las Vegas.

Latest MLB News

Matt Holiday is hoping that his MLB career will continue despite not having a job with almost a month of the season over already.

The average MLB game is now three hours and one minute (3:01). Down four minutes from last year. Might seem small, but a fan would save 648 minutes over the course of a full MLB season.

Latest NL East News

Richard Justice of MLB.com writes about why the Braves early season success might be believable.

The Phillies placed Ben Lively on the disabled list and called up Jake Thompson to be in the bullpen.

Anthony Rendon resumed baseball activities on Friday according to Chelsea Janes of the Washington Post. Rendon for my money is the most underrated player in baseball.

Latest on MMO

Mike Mayer opines for the Mets to cut Adrian Gonzalez (please do).

Robert Correa asks who the real Mets are.

John Sheridan writes about rising Mets prospects.

This Day in Mets History

2010: David Wright becomes the team’s all-time leader in doubles.

Birthdays: Dillon Gee turns 32, Jorge Sosa turns 40, Lute Barnes turns 71

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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. I study computer science at Stony Brook