Morning Briefing: Back in the New York Groove?

Good Morning, folks! The Mets are off today before their road trip that begins in Atlanta.

The Mets shut out the Yankees last night and ended their eight-game losing streak. Seth Lugo and Robert Gsellman were awesome while Todd Frazier provided all the offense. Look at it this way: You won’t have to deal with your friends and colleagues who are Yankees fans talking about sweeping the Mets.

Latest Mets News

The Mets are promoting David Peterson to St. Lucie according to Mike Mayer of MMO.

Joel Sherman of the NY Post says the Mets are considering a demotion of Michael Conforto.

Andy Martino of SNY says the Mets are consdering asking Jose Reyes to retire.

Yoenis Cespedes will head to Florida for treatment on his quad. Wilmer Flores and Jeurys Familia will ramp up their rehab and hope to re-join the team on this road trip.

Latest MLB News

The Nationals placed their setup man, Brandon Kitzner, on the disabled list.

Mat Latos is not only still pitching, but he is getting into bench clearing brawls in indy ball.

Latest NL East News

Daniel Murphy is with the Nationals and could see time as a DH coming soon as they play the Yankees this week in the Bronx. There were reports last week that his knee still hindered him.

Mark Bowman of gives an update on Julio Teheran.

Todd Zolecki writes about Maikel Franco not thinking of the future.

Latest on MMO

Jack Hendon writes about Steven Matz‘s start.

This Day in Mets History

Birthdays: Jose Reyes turns 35 (can you cut a guy on his birthday?), Frank Thomas turns 89.

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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.