Morning Briefing: Mets Look to Avoid Sixth Consecutive Loss

Good Morning, folks. The Mets will complete their series with the Dodgers this afternoon. The Mets will call upon someone who we don’t know yet to start the game.

In the game last night, Jacob deGrom was not dominant and the rest of the team collapsed around him. Props to Jose Bautista for having a decent night.

Latest Mets News

Jason Vargas went on the DL last night with a strained calf as the team called up Chris Flexen to replace him.

Jarred Kelenic made his professional debut with the GCL Mets and went 3-for-4 with a triple. Kelenic will be at Citi Field this Wednesday for a press conference and to take batting practice. He might head to Kingsport shortly after that.

Hansel Robles was claimed off waivers by the Angels.

David Lennon of Newsday tweeted that David Wright is back on the field and making throws to first.

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Reds prospect, Nick Senzel, will need surgery on his right index finger. He was very close to reaching the majors.

The Brewers optioned Domingo Santana after all his struggles this year. Santana hit 30 home runs last year while also slashing .278/.371/.505.

David Ortiz and Torii Hunter will manage the future teams in the coming All-Star weekend.

Josh Thole will be heading to the Tigers organization. The former Met is still kicking around.

Lucas Duda is back after dealing with plantar fasciitis.

Latest NL East News

Thomas Boswell of the Washington Post writes about what the Nationals can learn from the Capitals.

Mark Bowman of MLB.com writes about Arodys Vizcaino‘s shoulder injury.

Ben Harris of the Athletic writes about Odubel Hererra’s leg kick.

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Mathew Brownstein chats with Lastings Milledge. Highly recommend you check it out.

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