Morning Briefing: Time to Bring the Ruckus

Good morning, Mets fans!

Today, Noah Syndergaard (2-1, 3.09 ERA) will start the opener of a two-game set against the Blue Jays. He’ll be opposed by Jaime Garcia (2-2, 5.40 ERA). This will also mark Curtis Granderson‘s return to Citi Field. The game will be on at 7:10 p.m. on ESPN and 710 WOR.

Mets News 

After recovering from a bruised foot, Gavin Cecchini will soon be returning to the 51s lineup.

Anthony DiComo of answered questions in his weekly Mets inbox.

According to Matt Eddy of Baseball America, former-Met Ben Rowen was released from the Reds AAA affiliate.

Patrick Mazieka was named to MiLB’s team of the week.

Latest MLB News 

In news that could have long-lasting ramifications for decades, the United States formally legalized sports betting. Each state will now decide if they want to legalize it within their state.

Nathan Eovaldi will miss even more time in his comeback from Tommy John surgery due to a right rib muscle strain.

Jameson Taillon has a very strange idea to heal a cut on his finger.

James Paxton and Francisco Lindor shared the AL player of the Week award while Scooter Gennett earned the NL Player of the Week award.

The Yankees optioned Brandon Drury to AAA.

Jason Castro will miss the next two months due to a knee surgery.

The Angels discovered reliever Keynan Middleton has an injured UCL.

Vladimir Guerrero Jr’s recent Instagram post, where he tagged himself in New York City, sent MLB fans in frenzy as they expected the younger Guerrero to receive a well-deserved promotion.

Since the Blue Jays are facing the Mets today, many thought a promotion was imminent, however, he was just having some fun at the expense of fans’ feelings.

Andrew McCutchen collected his 1,500th career hit.

Latest NL East News 

Ozzie Albies continued his incredible season, smacking his league-leading 13th homer.

Matthew DeFranks of the Sun-Sentinel wrote about the Marlins’s sputtering offense.

Latest on MMO 

Jacob Resnick recapped the week in Mets Minors Leagues

Jack Hendon argues that taking Jacob deGrom out after one inning was right.

John Sheridan continues his 3 Up: 3 Down series.

On this Date in Mets history

Pat Mahomes made his Mets debut in 1999.

Birthdays: Tyler Walker (42).

Let’s go Mets!

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