Good morning Met fans! Jacob deGrom will take the mound tonight against lefty Sean Newcomb as the Mets look to even the series at 7:10 p.m. at Citi Field. The game can be seen on SNY and heard on 710 WOR.
Last night, despite a big day from Yoenis Cespedes, the Mets (17-10) were defeated by the Atlanta Braves (17-11) by a score of 3-2 at Citi Field. Check out the highlights below:
Latest Mets News
After telling reporters his thumb was okay, Yoenis Cespedes returned to the lineup last night just two days later. Cespedes had a big day, homering and picking up three hits.
Mets third base prospect David Thompson was put on the disabled list Monday after being hit in the left hand with a pitch on Sunday. Tony DeFrancesco said he had a hairline fracture in his hand and would head to New York to see a hand specialist.
Latest MLB News
Major League Baseball has announced that the Oakland Athletics and the Seattle Mariners will open the 2019 season in Tokyo on March 20-21.
Latest NL East News
The Braves recalled one of their top pitching prospects, RHP Mike Soroka, to make the start last night. He tossed six innings of one-run ball against the Mets in his big league debut.
Latest on MMO
Jack Hendon breaks down the MMO Player of the Month for April.
Roberto Correa breaks down the Mets Minors Players of the Month for April.
Tim Ryder says the Mets have decisions to make about first base and the outfield.
Teddy Klein breaks down recent draft news involving the Mets.
Mets Minors wrote about prospect Jeremy Vasquez being named SAL Player of the Week.
This Day in Mets History
1968: Mets hitter Bud Harrelson becomes the first batter in baseball history to gain a 3-0 ball-strike count advantage from the on-deck circle when umpire Ed Vargo penalizes Phillies reliever John Boozer for going to his mouth inside the 18-foot circle of the mound.
1983: Jose Oquendo makes his major league debut, grounding into a force out as a pinch-hitter in the ninth inning of a 3-2 loss to Houston.
2008: Jose Reyes is thrown out at home plate in an unusual attempt to complete the cycle with an inside-the-park homer.