Morning Briefing: The Wright Way To Say Goodbye!

Good morning Mets fans! The Mets take on the Miami Marlins in the final game of their season today at Citi Field. Noah Syndergaard (12-4, 3.22 ERA) will take the mound against Sandy Alcantara (2-2, 4.00 ERA). The game starts at 3:10 p.m. and will air on SNY.

Yesterday was David Wright‘s final career game that was filled with emotions. The captain went 0-for-1 with a walk before being removed in the top of the fifth inning. The Mets won in 13 innings by a score of 1-0 on an Austin Jackson RBI single in walk-off fashion.

Latest Mets News 

Brandon Nimmo exited last night’s game early with what appeared to be a hamstring injury, likely ending his season.

New York City Mayor, Bill De Blasio pronounced yesterday as David Wright Day officially.

Many former players returned to the stadium last night for Wright’s ceremonious occasion, including Michael Cuddyer.

Latest MLB News

Christian Yelich is now two RBI short of getting the Triple Crown this season after hitting two home runs last night.

C.C. Sabathia has received a five-game suspension to be served next season after hitting Jesus Sucre a few days ago. He has elected to appeal it while Rays’ pitcher Andrew Kittredge was handed a three-game suspension.

Latest NL East News

Despite the fact that Odubel Herrera moved to right field this season to make room for Roman Quinn in center, Todd Zolecki of reports that might not be the outfield configuration in 2019.

Latest on MMO

Joe D. wrote about how special he anticipated the David Wright celebration at Citi Field to be.

Michael Mayer listed a couple of Wright’s best defensive plays in his career.

Jack Ramsey discussed five players who could be in line to be the next “face of the franchise.”

This Day in Mets History

1971: Tom Seaver wins his 20th game for the second time in his career.

1979: Ed Kranepool pinch-hits and hits a double in the final game of his career against the St. Louis Cardinals.

1988: David Cone wins his 20th game to become the fourth Mets pitcher to win that many games in a season.

2013: The Mets extend Terry Collins‘ contract for another two years, while also including a 2016 club option.

Birthdays: Dave Magadan turns 56 and Yorkis Perez turns 51.

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I am a junior at SUNY Cortland majoring in Sport Management. I have been a big Mets fan since 2007 and David Wright has and always will be my favorite player. Follow me on Twitter @JoshFinkMets