Good morning Mets fans! The All-Star break has come and gone and the New York Mets (39-55) are back in action for the second half of the season.
Latest Mets News
The Mets will take on the crosstown rival New York Yankees (62-33) in the Bronx version of the Subway Series.
Noah Syndergaard (5-1, 2.97 ERA) will be making his second start since being activated from the disabled list and he will be facing Domingo German (2-5, 5.49 ERA). First pitch is scheduled for 7:05 p.m. EDT. The game will be broadcast on SNY and 710 WOR.
Latest MLB News
The Los Angeles Angels gave a medical update on Shohei Ohtani after his six-week re-evaluation yesterday with Dr. Steve Yoon. His ligament is continuing to improve and he is medically cleared to begin throwing.
After the San Diego Padres traded Brad Hand and Adam Cimber to the Cleveland Indians for Francisco Mejia, the Padres’ farm system now boasts 10 players ranked among Baseball America’s Top-100 Prospects according to JJ Cooper of Baseball America.
The Yankees are still trying to improve their pitching and are pushing Clint Frazier in trade talks, but teams are more interested in their pitching prospects instead according to Sung Min Kim of The Athletic.
For the first half of the season, MLB has ranked No. 1 in cable prime time for every American MLB market except Miami per Maury Brown of Forbes.
Latest NL East News
Matt Breen of Philly.com wrote a piece on how the Philadelphia Phillies’ run to first place in the first half was built on facing down adversity.
Latest on MMO/MMN
John Sheridan had a special “3 Up, 3 Down” article that focused on the first half of the season.
Michael Mayer wrote a first-half report card for the Mets coaching staff and front office.
This Day in Mets History
Birthday(s): Ty Kelly turns 30.