Morning Briefing: Lets Play Two!

Well the Mets have two games today. Steven Matz and Corey Oswalt will start for the Mets in the two games. The first game will be on Facebook only, sorry MySpace fans.

Oswalt will start in the first game against the Phillies that begins at 4:05 p.m. and Matz will toss in the night cap which can be seen on SNY. Both games can be heard on 710 WOR.

Yesterday, The Mets offense erupted for 16 runs thanks to a historically bad Orioles pitching staff and a big performance from Brandon Nimmo.

Latest Mets News

Matt Ehalt of the Bergen Record reports that Ben Cherington and Tony LaCava are expected to interview for the Mets GM position. Both are executives in the Blue Jays front office. The team is also expected to interview Kim Ng per Ehalt.

Tim Britton of the Athletic writes about how the Mets drafted Jarred Kelenic.

Jay Bruce went 2-for-4 while playing seven innings at first base. David Wright went 0-for-3 while playing seven innings at third. He made this nice little play.

Latest MLB News

Jared Diamond of the Wall Street Journal writes about how the Athletics were virtually created in a lab.

Brandon McCarthy will retire after 2018 but will always be tweeting.

Francis Martes of the Astros underwent Tommy John Surgery.

Jon Morosi reports that Yusei Kikuchi will be posted after this season.

Aaron Judge still has some time before returning. The Yankees have sorely missed Judge’s bat and are fending off the A’s.

MVP Baseball could return as per the president of EA Sports.

The Reds are shaking up their front office per Bobby Nightengale.

Victor Martinez is likely retiring after this season.

Ben Badler of Baseball America writes about the New IFA rules.

Latest NL East News

Ronald Acuna Jr.’s x-rays came back negative and the Braves are awaiting the results of the CT Scan.

The Phillies got Wilson Ramos back. So that’s good for them.

The Washington Post reports that Stephen Strasburg could return soon.

Jose Urena has a 79 ERA+, so maybe he shouldn’t be the moral arbitrator of baseball.

Latest on MMO

John Sheridan writes about Ross Adolph.

This Day in Mets History

1999: Mets sign Jose Reyes, can we cut him on this day?

Birthdays: Roger Cedeno turns 44, Rick Reed turns 44, Mike Jorgensen turns 70

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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.