Meet the Mets
The Mets fell behind Miami by three runs on Thursday night, but Wilmer Flores erased the deficit with one swing, Lucas Duda picked up a clutch hit,, and New York defeated the Marlins 7-5 for a fifth straight victory.
The action in Queens heated up with a play at the plate in the top of the seventh inning. Ichiro Suzuki tried to score from third on a ground ball, and Daniel Murphy's wide throw resulted in a lengthy replay review.
Duda looks like the real deal so far, so Michael Cuddyer compared him to former American League MVP Justin Morneau.
After the game, the Mets announced that Danny Muno is being promoted to the big league roster. A relief pitcher is expected to be demoted to give the team a five-man bench.
The Mets' official Twitter account mocked up some fun photos to celebrate the release of a new Star Wars trailer.
Around the National League East
The two-run jack that Giancarlo Stanton hit off of Dillon Gee last night made the slugger Miami's all-time leader in home runs.
Around Major League Baseball
Savior of baseball Kris Bryant is set to make his major league debut on Friday. Get your peanuts and Cracker Jack ready.
Former Met Carlos Gomez is headed to the disabled list with a hamstring injury.
Jose Reyes is also banged up. He was forced out of Toronto's game versus Tampa Bay due to rib soreness.
Grant Brisbee wonders if baseball players should be able to climb beyond the field of play in order to record an out.
FanGraphs continues to break down the international signing market.
Yesterday at Amazin' Avenue
It's still quite early in the season, but Andrew Felper says that Lucas Duda is hanging in there against left-handed pitching.
This date in Mets history
In 1964, The Mets opened Shea Stadium with a loss. In 2009, Gary Sheffield hit his 500th career home run.