Morning Briefing: Welcome Back Wright!

Good Morning Mets fans!

Tonight, Noah Syndergaard (12-4, 3.36 ERA) and the Mets will open a three-game set against the Atlanta Braves. The Braves will toss out rookie Touki Toussaint(2-1, 4.30 ERA) out to face Thor. This series marks the beginning of the final homestead of the Mets season. The game can be viewed on SNY and 710WOR at 7:10 P.M.

Latest Mets News

Today, the Mets will activate David Wright from the 60-day DL and place him on their active roster. This will mark the first time since 2016 Wright will be on the Mets roster. However, except for brief pinch-hitting appearances, Wright will not play until Saturday.

Former managers Jerry Manuel and Terry Collins had kind words to say about the Captain.

Baseball America placed four Mets in their Eastern League Prospect Rankings.

John Edwards of the Athletic analyzed why Dominic Smith’s batted ball profile doesn’t match up with his results.

Paul Moehringer of Fangraphs took a look back in time to Jon Matlack 1974 Cy-Young worthy campaign.

Anthony Rieber of Newsday mentioned how many of David’s teammates are looking forward to his return.

According to Mike Puma of The New York Post, Saturday’s game is officially sold out.

Latest MLB News 

One of the game’s most respected and longest-tenured GM, Bobby Evans, will leave his post after 25 years.

The Astros activated Lance McCullers from the DL. He’ll be placed in the bullpen for the time being.

Peter Gammons of  The Athletic is distraught with the number of young pitchers that fall victim to arm injuries every year.

Cole Hamels became the latest member of #PitchersWhoRake with a 437-foot bomb.

Zach Buchanan of The Athletic solved the age-old question if Zach Greinke yells swing every time he takes a hack in the batter’s box.

Latest News in the NL East

Talking Chop wondered if Atlanta is about to become a hot spot for free agents.

Latest on MMO

John Flanagin discussed Jacob deGrom‘s unique Cy Young candidacy.

Flanigan also raved about Jeff McNeil‘s natural hitting ability.

John Sheridan continued his 3 Up, 3 Down series.

Matt Musico examined the best pitch by each of the Mets’ Big Three.

Mike Silva published the latest Talkin’ Mets episode.

On this Date in Mets History 

Birthdays: Argenis Reyes (37), David Weathers (50), Bill Hepler(74)

Willie Mays announced his retirement on this date in 1973 

Let’s Go Mets!

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