Morning Briefing: DeGrom Looks to Continue Cy Young Campaign in Hollywood

 

The New York Mets took the rubber game of their series in San Francisco with a 4-1 win over the Giants on Sunday. Noah Syndergaard pitched a two-hit, complete game with eleven strikeouts and one walk.

Jacob deGrom and the Mets head to Los Angeles to take on Alex Wood and the Dodgers at 8:10 PM EST on SNY.

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T.J. Rivera is officially out for the season after re-injuring his repaired right elbow while rehabbing from Tommy John surgery this season.

Anthony Swarzak will make a rehab appearance for Short Season-A Brooklyn today.

Mickey Callaway spoke optimistically of the prospect of having Jay Bruce at first base for the Mets next season.

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Shohei Ohtani made his return (elbow) last night against the Houston Astros but suffered a severe drop in velocity early on.

Matt Kemp continued his comeback season with a walk-off hit against the Diamondbacks.

Latest NL East News

The Braves designated Dustin Peterson for assignment and reacquired Preston Tucker from the Reds for cash considerations.

Aaron Nola got roughed up for four earned runs in 5.2 innings as the Phillies lost 8-1 to the Cubs.

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Josh Finkelstein opined on whether the Mets should lock up Zack Wheeler long-term.

Josh also weighed the pros and cons of bringing reliever Jerry Blevins back in 2019.

This Date in Mets History

1978 – Lee Mazzilli becomes the first Met to hit a home run from both sides of the plate in an 8-5 win over the Dodgers.

2002 – The Mets lost their 15th straight home game, an NL record, surpassing the 1911 Braves.

2007 – The Mets’ Pedro Martinez records his 3,000th career strikeout, striking out the Reds’ Aaron Harang.

Birthdays

Corey Oswalt turns 25.

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