Good morning Mets fans! The New York Mets (75-84) beat the Atlanta Braves (89-70) 4-1 on Thursday night at Citi Field behind seven shutout innings from Jason Vargas and home runs from both Kevin Plawecki and Devin Mesoraco.
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The Mets begin a three-game series with the Miami Marlins (62-96) today which will constitute as their final series of the year. Corey Oswalt (3-3, 6.08 ERA) will take the mound for the Mets opposite of Jose Urena (8-12, 4.07 ERA). First pitch is scheduled for 7:10 p.m. EDT and the game will be broadcast by both SNY and 710 WOR.
“I followed him, and I enjoyed watching him,” Gooden told The Post on Thursday. “From what the fans tell me, I felt like what I brought to them, he was bringing to me.”
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Ballpark Digest named Binghamton Rumble Ponies’ play-by-play announcer Tim Heiman as their 2018 Minor League Broadcaster of the Year.
David Laurila of Fangraphs wrote a piece on Fredi Gonzalez who admitted he would embrace the changing times in baseball and do certain things differently if he were managing now in comparison to when he was managing in the past.
JP Hoornstra of the Orange County Register did some research on the difference between minor league baseballs and major league baseballs by having 14 MLB players feel them in their hands with their eyes closed. Most of them were able to tell the difference.
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Marlins Park will be hosting a workout on Friday, Oct. 5 for Cuban ballplayers Victor Victor Mesa, his younger brother Victor Mesa Jr. and Sandy Gaston according to Jesse Sanchez of MLB.com.
Despite an overachieving season from the Philadelphia Phillies, they’ve had recent struggles as they dropped their eighth consecutive game on Thursday.
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Rob Piersall took a look back at Wright’s career offensive highlights.
This Day in Mets History
2008: The Mets were eliminated from playoff contention on the last day of the season for the second consecutive year after losing 4-2 to the Florida Marlins. It was also the last game ever played at Shea Stadium.
2011: Reyes took himself out of the season finale against the Cincinnati Reds after dropping down a bunt single in the first inning to increase his batting average to .337 en route to winning the National League batting title.