Morning Briefing: Mr. Vargas Goes to Washington

Good Morning, folks! The Mets to the Nation’s Capital to take on the Nationals. Jason Vargas gets the ball for New York.

The Mets lost 4-0 to the Phillies last night. Noah Syndergaard gave up a couple of homers and the Mets offense did not do much.

Latest Mets News

The Mets shut down Zack Wheeler. Wheeler saw a 101 inning jump from 2017 to 2018 plus he missed all of 2015 and 2016. Wheeler ended his season with a 3.31 ERA, 111 ERA+, 3.24 FIP,  182.1 IP, 179 strikeouts, and a 4.3 bWAR.

Mike Puma of the NY Post writes about Zack Wheeler‘s amazing comeback and what the Mets plans are for him.

Tim Britton of The Athletic chats with Brandon Nimmo about re-adjusting to the league.

Wilmer Flores is returning to New York to have his knees checked out.

Latest MLB News

Jared Diamond of the Wall Street Journal writes about whether or not the Rays “Opener” idea will become more popular.

Yasiel Puig was burglarized for the fourth time.

The Red Sox lost their AL East Banner but it was found and returned for no cost.

Brandon Belt will be getting another MRI on his knee and his season is likely over.

The Dodgers now have seven hitters with 20 homers or more, a NL record.

Latest NL East News

Mark Bowman of MLB.com writes about Freddie Freeman‘s MVP like performance.

Matt Gelb of The Athletic reviews the Phillies Farm System.

Bryce Harper talks about what might be his last home game as a National.

Latest on MMO

Josh Finklestein writes up Jacob deGrom‘s CY Young chances.

This Day in Mets History

1966: The Mets ensure they don’t lose 100 games for the first time in history.

Birthdays: AJ Ramos turns 32, Jason Bay turns 40, Dave Gallagher turns 58, Dennis Ribant turns 77

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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.