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The Mets were off yesterday, but begin their series in Toronto tonight.
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The Mets opened their wallets on international free agents. They signed international Francisco Alvarez to a franchise-record $2.7 million bonus. Alvarez is the No. 9 international prospect according to Baseball America.
The Mets signed seven international free agents altogether. Freddy Valdez, the No. 29 international prospect, signed for a $1.4 million bonus.
Mike Puma of the New York Post writes that Zack Wheeler may not be around to help the Mets return to the playoffs in the future. Wheeler has been named in trade rumblings leading up to the trade deadline.
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The Toronto Blue Jays have been scouting the Milwaukee Brewers’ Farm system, according to Mark Feinsand of MLB.com.
Alex Bregman and Paul Goldschmidt were named the American League and National League Players of the Month. Chris Sale and Jon Lester were named the American League and National League Pitchers of the month.
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The Phillies agreed to a $1.6 million deal with Starlyn Castillo, the No. 8 international prospect according to MLB Pipeline.
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This Day in Mets History
2000: Gregory Sweeney, a 26-year-old Brooklyn man, was arrested and charged with reckless endangerment at Shea Stadium. Sweeney threw a baseball back onto the field after Braves reliever John Rocker tossed the ball into the stands. Rocker was exonerated of all charges a few days later.
Moises Alou is 52 today.