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Good Morning Mets fans!

Coming off a career-best game last time out, Noah Syndergaard will hope to look to bring the “thunder” against the Phillies lineup. The game can be viewed on SNY and 710WOR at 7:10 p.m.

Last night, a rough seventh-inning from Tyler Bashlor ruined a promising start from Steven Matz, who threw five quality frames. Dominic Smith and Jay Bruce both went yard.

Latest Mets News 

John Ricco revealed that David Wright’s medicals are the only factor preventing his return to the Majors.

Jeff McNeil and Peter Alonso made MLB Pipeline’s Prospect Team of the Year.

Anthony DiComo of tweeted that the Mets held a moment of silence to honor former team cook Marie DeBenedittis, who recently passed away.

Devin Mesoraco received an epidural injection as fights back from a lingering neck issue.

Latest MLB News

The White Sox suffered a big blow when they learned budding ace Michael Kopech will miss the 2019 campaign recovering from Tommy John surgery.

Jesse Sanchez of MLB Pipeline discussed Vladimir Guerrero‘s signing in 1993 with the Expos.

Dustin Pedroia‘s season is officially over as Alex Cora announced that longtime second-base sacker is still recovering from a procedure from July.

MLBPA is convinced that the Blue Jays’ decision to not promote Vladimir Guerrero Jr. was based on service time implications.

Craig Goldstein of Baseball Prospectus examined a league-trend where teams are deciding against promoting their top prospects.

The Indians have begun to move away from their Chief Wahoo, not wearing it during their recent series with the Blue Jays. 

Jerry Cransick of ESPN broke the news that popular MLB agent Brodie Scoffield has moved on from the Legacy Agency, a move that might cause ripple effects among the players.

Despite a torn UCL, Angels’ dual star Shohei Ohtani will continue playing in 2018 as a hitter.

The Yankees got a huge piece back for their postseason push as they activated Didi Gregorius.

Latest NL East News

The Nationals got Sean Doolittle back from the DL.

Latest on MMO

John Sheridan reviewed the top August performances by Mets minor leaguers. 

Mike Silva published his Talkin’ Mets podcast.

Michael Mayer believes Brandon Nimmo is best suited to play at the top of the lineup.

On this Date in Mets History

On Butch Huskey‘s debut in 1993, the Mets were no-hit by Darryl Kile.

Let’s Go Mets!

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