Good morning, Mets fans!
Tonight, New York will open a crucial two-game set with the Atlanta Braves. Zack Wheeler (2-4, 4.57 ERA) will face off against Mike Foltynewicz (5-4, 2.31 ERA). Foltynewicz is enjoying a career-best campaign, sitting fifth in the National League with his 2.31 ERA and 88 strikeouts. The game will be on SNY and 710 WOR at 7:35 p.m.
Latest Mets News
Three Mets were featured on Fangraphs‘ ranking of the top 131 MLB prospects.
According to MetsMerizedOnline’s Jacob Resnick, No. 6 overall pick in this year’s draft, Jarred Kelenic, will start his pro career with the GCL Mets. Third base prospect Mark Vientos will, surprisingly, stick at Kingsport to begin 2018.
Resnick also reports that the Mets and undrafted free agent pitcher Andrew Ryan have agreed to terms on a minor-league deal.
It was a good week to be a Mets minor league starter. Josh Prevost of the St. Lucie Mets received the FSL’s Player of the Week award after his complete-game, one-hitter.
Latest MLB News
The Baltimore Orioles welcomed Zach Britton back from the 60-day DL.
The Cleveland Indians recalled top prospect Francisco Mejia.
Phil Murphy signed a law that will soon allow New Jerseyans to legally place sports bets.
Jeff Passan of Yahoo Sports described his revolutionary ideas to improve baseball.
As if 2018 wasn’t weird enough already, one of the Yankees’s minor league teams will be rebranded as the “Staten Island Pizza Rats.”
The Tampa Bay Rays brought up top prospect Willy Adames.
Latest NL East News
Jon Heyman of FanRagSports.com believes that Alec Bohm’s underslot deal with the Phillies will soon be finalized.
Latest on MMO
John Sheridan continued his 3 Up, 3 Down series.
Chris Gaine wrote about how the lack of pop is killing the Mets.
On this Date in Mets History
The Mets signed Tug McGraw in 1964.
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