Meet the Mets
Game two of the Mets' series with the Giants sees them send Aaron Harang to the hill tonight to face off against Matt Cain.
Matt Harvey's visit to Dr. James Andrews has resulted in the Mets ace looking to rehab instead of going under the knife for Tommy John surgery. So should Mets fans panic? No, in fact, this is likely the correct move. Harvey's injury helps to show that pitchers do have a speed limit. The Times has an interesting graphic showing how the UCL tears.
David Wright will not be back for the Mets' series with the Giants.
Zack Wheeler has taken advantage of advice from his two older brothers.
Jerry Seinfeld stopped by the SNY booth last night.
Yesterday At AA
Aaron Yorke has our series preview of the Mets and Giants series.
Around the NL East
The Nationals swept a doubleheader with the Braves, as they won the afternoon affair 6-5 in walkoff fashion as Andrelton Simmons' botched grounder cost Craig Kimbrel a blown save. Tanner Roark went 6 shutout innings in the nightcap, as they won 4-0.
Around the Majors
Jesse Spector speculates that because the rise of advanced stats has obscured baserunning, perhaps effective base stealers could be the next market inefficiency.
Eno Sarris looked at the potential ramifications of changes to the Japanese player posting system.
"Why do baseball players still bunt so damn much?!", asks Erik Malinowski.
The Oakland A's are Moneyballing again, says Dave Cameron. Only in a different way than in the early 2000s.
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