It's nice when the Mets get great starting pitching. It's just so much more pleasant to watch. And, for those keeping track, that's two in a row that the Mets have won while I'm watching at work. Maybe my luck has changed.
Meet the Mets
Ted Berg argues for Matt Murton. I'm convinced.
For whatever an online poll from Baltimore is worth, we are the most obnoxious fans in baseball. I'm guessing the Metsblog commenters are mainly responsible for this.
Around the NL East
Nats GM Mike Rizzo made room for Nyjer Morgan by sending Elijah Dukes to triple-A Syracuse.
FanGraphs says that the Nats just acquired a player who is as good as Adam Dunn.
Philadelphia announced that Rodrigo Lopez will start against the Mets on Friday.
Brave starter Tim Hudson threw a 90 pitch bullpen session yesterday and will begin his rehab assignment in Class A on July 19.
Indian reality show winners Rinku Singh and Dinesh Patel will make their professional debuts soon in the Pittsburgh system.
Johnny Cueto did his best Mike Pelfrey impersonation as he led the Reds to a 1-0 win over Arizona.
Xavier Nady will undergo Tommy John surgery.
Jerry Manuel doesn't get ejected often enough.
Baseballanalysts.com compiles their all-star team.