Good morning Mets fans! The New York Mets (20-19) had off yesterday which marked the fourth time in the last eight days that the team didn’t play a game. They’re back in action today as they host the first-place Arizona Diamondbacks (25-18) for a three-game series.
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The Mets will open up their series against the Diamondbacks beginning at 7:10 p.m. tonight as they send Jacob deGrom (3-0, 1.83 ERA) to the mound. In opposition to deGrom will be 28-year-old Zack Godley (4-2, 4.08 ERA). The game can be viewed on SNY and heard on 710 WOR.
Joel Sherman of the New York Post wrote that the Mets’ window for competing is slamming shut. He cites the collapse of the Mets’ rotation and the rise of the Philadelphia Phillies and Atlanta Braves as major reasons.
Latest MLB News
Carson Smith plans on getting a second opinion on his shoulder with Dr. Altchek in New York. His rotator cuff is fine, but he needs more clarification on his labrum according to Rob Bradford of WEEI.com. Smith originally injured himself after throwing his glove in frustration.
The New York Yankees had to sleep at Dulles International Airport on Wednesday night according to Andrew Mearns of MLB.com/Cut4. Their plane never took off due to poor weather in addition to mechanical problems with the plane.
Latest NL East News
Bob Brookover of Philly.com analyzed the starting rotation of the Phillies’ low-A Lakewood affiliate which has been dominant thus far this season.
Latest on MMO/MMN
Joe D. analyzed the current state of the Mets.
Dilip Sridhar gave an update on where the Mets stand right now in terms of the 2018 MLB Draft and who they’re leaning towards drafting.
This Day in Mets History
Birthday(s): Nelson Figueroa turns 44.