Your Wednesday morning dose of New York Mets and Major League Baseball news, notes, and links.
Meet the Mets
The Reds beat the Mets 4-0 last night. David Wright made a crucial error in the first inning leading to a couple of Reds' runs and the Mets' offense was el stinko for another evening. But hey, at least Jon Niese pitched well for his second consecutive outing.
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Happy Harvey Day! Matt Harvey pitches against Mat Latos this afternoon beginning at 1:10 PM.
While on last night's SNY broadcast, Sandy Alderson spoke about Zack Wheeler's future, among other topics.
The Shin-Soo Choo choo train is boarding, so you should probably get on soon.
Rafael Montero pitched well in his Triple-A debut. Meanwhile, Brandon Nimmo has a glute issue.
Darryl Strawberry and Mets' scout Marlin McPhail will represent the Mets at the MLB Amateur Draft in a couple of weeks.
Yesterday At AA
Jeffrey Paternostro has a great breakdown of Rafael Montero's stuff.
Joe Sokolowski looks back at the past week in Mets quotes.
This Date in Mets History looks back at some memorable performances from pitchers.
Greg Karam has our Daily Farm Report.
Around the NL East
The Phillies defeated the Marlins 7-3.
Atlanta and the Twins went into extra innings late last night, while the Nationals took on the Giants in San Francisco.
Around the Majors
Grant Brisbee looks to find where Stephen Strasburg's missing strikeouts have gone.
BUNTZ! It's an art.
Johnny Cueto may be removing the twist out of his windup.
MLB teams will be wearing some ugly camouflage uniforms and hats on Memorial Day.