Meet the Mets
The inexperienced young Mets are going through some growing pains together.
Gonzalez Germen has an abscess and his rehab has been halted.
Matt Harvey's return to a mound is getting closer and the injured pitcher is aiming for 5-7 starts later this season. Sandy Alderson is not sure whether that will happen, though. Harvey says he'll change his routine and pitch at a heavier weight when he does return. Finally, when asked about his agent Scott Boras, Harvey said that he and not Boras is the boss.
Wilmer Flores got the start at shortstop last night and that's the only way the Mets will learn whether he can play the position.
Infield prospect LJ Mazzilli got some words of advice from Yogi Berra recently.
Yesterday At AA
Episode 69 of the Amazin' Avenue Audio podcast is available to listen to.
Around the NL East
Around the Majors
MLBAM's new player tracking metrics are in use at Citi Field and four plays show how they work.
Dodgers AAA catcher Miguel Olivo pulled a Mike Tyson and bit off a chunk of the ear of infielder Alex Guerrero. Apparently, Olivo was pissed that Guerrero didn't tag a baserunner out at second on a stolen base attempt.
Chris Davis is back as he launched three home runs last night.
Jose Fernandez admitted to feeling elbow soreness prior to his last start.
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