Morning Recap: DeGrom Welcomes the Marlins to the Big Apple

Good morning Mets fans! The Mets continue their homestand, beginning a three-game series tonight against the Miami Marlins. Jacob deGrom will get the nod against Miami’s rookie right-hander Jeff Brigham.

Yesterday, the Mets took the rubber game of their weekend series with the Phillies with a 6-4 win in the rain. Michael Conforto had four RBI’s, including a three-run home run.

Latest Mets News

Jacob deGrom was scratched from his scheduled start on Sunday because of the inclement weather. As mentioned above, he’ll start tonight at home against the Fish.

Corey Oswalt got the spot start on Sunday’s win, getting a no-decision after allowing two runs on five hits over three innings.

Latest MLB News

Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic reports that some rival teams are upset with the “circumstances of the Josh Donaldson trade”.

As per Alex Pavlovic of NBC Bay Area, Giants infielder Ryder Jones will miss the remainder of the season after dislocating his left kneecap during an at-bat on Sunday.

Also from Rosenthal, the Angels are expected to offer superstar outfielder Mike Trout an extension this winter.

Latest NL East News

The Phillies dropped four games behind the Braves in the NL East with just under three weeks to play in the season.

Tom Van Riper of Forbes took an in-depth look at the Phillies and their now-lackluster rivalry with the Mets.

Bob Nightengale of USA Today shined a light on Freddie Freeman, who’s finally enjoying playing for a winner.

Latest on MMO

MMO’s Jack Hendon put together a wonderful tribute video in honor of Mets captain David Wright.

Josh Finkelstein took a look at Jeff McNeil‘s scorching hot start to his Mets career, including his three-hit game on Saturday.

Josh also broke down Jay Bruce‘s performance since returning from the disabled list.

This Date in Mets History

1969 – The Mets move into first place for the first time in franchise history with their doubleheader sweep over the Expos.

1985 – The Mets and Cardinals get into a brawl after George Foster is hit with a Danny Cox first-inning pitch. Minutes after things calmed down on the field, Howard Johnson hit a grand slam and the Mets went on to win 5-4.

Birthdays

Phillip Evans turns 26; Anthony Swarzak turns 33; Andrew Brown turns 34.

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