Morning Briefing: Syndergaard Looks To Secure Series Victory Against Marlins

The Mets will go for the series this afternoon against the Marlins in Miami. Noah Syndergaard will take the mound for the Mets at 1:10 p.m.

Yesterday, the Mets had an early 3-0 lead but Corey Oswalt gave up three in six innings and the Mets subsequently lost in extra innings by a score of 4-3.

Latest Mets News

David Wright will begin his rehab assignment today. He will play five innings at third with the St. Lucie Mets. Mike Mayer of MMO shared photos of Wright on his Twitter account.

Here is a live look of Wright’s return:

Steven Matz threw 56 pitches in a simulated game according to Matt Ehalt of the Bergen Record. He could start on Thursday at Philadelphia.

Latest MLB News

Baseball America ranks the best prospects traded at the deadline.

Brian Heyman of Newsday writes that Aaron Judge will swing a bat soon and he isn’t ready to concede the AL East just yet.

Latest NL East News

Matt Gelb of the Athletic writes about Rhys Hoskins‘ first year in the big leagues, both on and off the field.

Jeff Schultz of the Athletic says the Braves have proved they’re in the race and need to bring it (the division) home.

Ken Rosenthal reports that the Nationals main motivation to trade Brandon Kintzler was due to his salary, not his rumored poor clubhouse presence.

Latest on MMO

John Edwards says Noah Syndergaard is listening to Dave Eiland.

Tim Ryder says the Mets should finish strong.

Rob Piersall chats with Nick Meyer.

This Day in Mets History

2005: Mike Cameron and Carlos Beltran collide head first in Center Field.

Birthdays: Barry Manuel turns 53

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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.