Good Morning Mets fans!
Today, Jason Vargas (2-6, 8.36 ERA) will attempt to shut down the Braves lineup. The Braves will counter with Anibal Sanchez (5-3, 3.00 ERA). The game will be on SNY at 7:10 p.m.
Is Jose Reyes the latest member of Pitchers Who Rake? A day after throwing 48 pitches, the infielder slammed two home runs in his best hitting performance of the season so far.
Despite a quality start, Noah Syndergaard wasn’t his dominant self. In the second inning, he walked the opposing pitcher, Tommy Milone, on four pitches and found himself in-and-out of trouble throughout the afternoon.
Latest Mets News
Syndergaard was activated for the 10-day DL for yesterday’s game. Tim Peterson was optioned to Triple-A to make room for Thor on the active roster.
Steven Matz will receive an MRI after experiencing a “dead arm.”
Betsy Helfand of the Las Vegas Journal tweeted the latest roster moves by the Las Vegas 51s.
Latest MLB News
According to Bovada Offical, the Dodgers and Astros (last year’s world series teams) are now co-favorites to win this year’s Fall Classic.
Jeff Todd of MLB Trade Rumors explained how waiver trades in August work.
The Rays DFA’d defensive wizard Adeiny Hechavarria.
Latest News in the NL East
After slamming his glove on the ground during Monday’s Mets-Nats game, Shawn Kelley was surprisingly DFA’d.
Latest on MMO
Rich Coutinho wondered what the Mets’ plan of action is.
On this Date in Mets History
Birthdays: Dae-Sung Koo (49)
Frank Viola made his Mets debut on this date in 1989.