Your Sunday morning dose of New York Mets and Major League Baseball news, notes, and links.
Meet the Mets
Another game, another loss. Actually, let's make it two on Saturday. They fell 7-5 in the completion of Friday night's game and then lost Saturday's originally scheduled matchup 6-0. Yuck.
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The Mets look to avoid the sweep tonight with Shaun Marcum on the mound facing Julio Teheran.
Ike Davis made a slight mechanical change to his batting stance and is trying to keep his weight back. He singled in his first at bat and then struck out in his second last night.
Jeurys Familia and Scott Atchison both began their rehab assignments with the St. Lucie Mets last night.
The more opponents see Dillon Gee this season, the better they hit against him.
Yesterday At AA
Brock Mahan looks back at May 25 in Mets History.
Daniel Convery has Saturday's Daily Farm Report.
Around the NL East
The Phillies beat the Nationals 5-3 yesterday, while the Marlins lost to the White Sox 2-1.
Around the Majors
Could the Orioles' Manny Machado break the major league record for doubles in a season?
Is the MLB draft useful or should it go away?
The Giants won yesterday on Angel Pagan's walk-off inside the park home run.
Marlins' pitcher Alex Sanabia was caught spitting on a baseball a couple of days ago and says that he didn't realize that was against the rules. Seriously?