Morning Briefing: DeGrom Looks To Secure Series Victory Against Phillies

Good morning, folks! The Mets are sending Jacob deGrom out to the mound to face the Phillies and secure a series victory.

Last night, Noah Syndergaard looked good to begin the game but had some issues later on. The offense picked him up though, thanks to big hits from Tomas Nido and Todd Frazier.

Latest Mets News

David Wright homered in his simulated game today and made some comments on his potential return as well, reiterating that there is no rift between himself and the Mets organization.

Dominic Smith left yesterday’s game early due to a tight groin.

Anthony Swarzak was officially activated from the disabled list and Jose Lobaton was called back up.

Latest MLB News

Jared Diamond of the Wall Street Journal writes about the Colorado Rockies 2018 season.

Gregory Polanco is out for the rest of 2019 with left knee and left shoulder issues.

The Blue Jays are trying to raise the issue of correct accent positions.

Ervin Santana is out for the remainder of the season as he will need three PRP injections in his middle finger.

Jim Callis of MLB Pipeline looks at the prospects who could make an impact in 2019.

Latest NL East News

Mark Bowman talks about Kevin Gausman‘s poor start.

Meghan Montemurro of the Athletic writes about Jorge Alfaro‘s progress in pitch framing.

Jayson Werth joined the Nationals ring of honor last night and he discusses that in the linked article.

Latest on MMO

Tim Ryder argues that David Wright deserves better from the organization as he tries to return in 2018.

Rob Piersall opines that a Daniel Murphy reunion should not become a reality.

This Day in Mets History

2015: The Mets complete a sweep of the Nationals thanks to another heroic home run from Yoenis Cespedes.

Birthdays: Kazuhisa Ishii turns 45, Mike Hampton turns 46, Todd Zeile 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.