Meet the Mets
Ike Davis had an RBI double and Carlos Torres threw six innings of one run ball as the Mets defeated the Braves by a score of 4-1.
Jeremy Hefner faces off against the veteran Tim Hudson in this evening's game with the Braves.
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.
Shaun Marcum, whose season is finished anyway thanks to injury, was placed on waivers by the Mets in order to release him.
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
Eric's the GIF of the game, featuring David Wright's hops, Eric Young's Jukes, and John Buck's towel throwing.
Greg Karam has yesterday's Daily Farm Report.
David Moseder looks back at July 23 in Mets history, which features a lot of good Jose Reyes memories.
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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