Meet the Mets
The Mets announced that Jenrry Mejia will start on Friday in game one of the Mets' doubleheader with the Nationals. Mejia threw well in his most recent rehab start with Double-A Binghamton and will be making his season debut.
Eno Sarris interviewed Ira Kaplan of Yo La Tengo who happens to be a Mets fan.
Mets minor leaguer Alex Machillanda was arrested in Port St. Lucie and arrested for shoplifting and battery. Machillanda is a 21-year-old catcher who played in 8 games this year with the GCL Mets. In other minor league news, Cory Vaughn's rehab tour is heading to St. Lucie.
Yesterday At AA
Greg Karam has yesterday's Daily Farm Report.
Around the NL East
The Marlins beat the Rockies 4-2 behind Jose Fernandez's seven innings. Fernandez's start was coupled with the news that the Marlins called up promising outfield prospects Christian Yelich and Jake Marisnick from the minors, while demoting Marcell Ozuna and Derek Dietrich.
Around the Majors
Alex Rodriguez may be suspended any day now but the embattled slugger is not planning to make a deal with MLB like Ryan Braun did. That may be a mistake, as Rodriguez could be looking at a lifetime ban from the game.
TRAID! The Orioles acquired former Mets' closer Francisco Rodriguez from the Brewers in exchange for minor leaguer Nick Delmonico. Seriously, if two months of Rodriguez could return a B- prospect, two plus years of Bobby Parnell can't return a B or better player?
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