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Mets Morning News: Mets finally win, Matz finally promoted

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Your Friday morning dose of New York Mets and Major League Baseball news, notes, and links.

Steve Mitchell-USA TODAY Sports

Meet the Mets

Jacob deGrom pitched eight more amazing innings to lead the Mets to a 2-0 win over the Brewers. It was New York's first victory in its last eight tries.

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Jeurys Familia appeared fully healthy while recording the save with a scoreless ninth inning.

After the game, we heard the news that we had been waiting a very long time to hear: The Mets were going back to a six-man rotation... and this time Steven Matz would be part of it!

A less famous Mets minor leaguer named Derrick Bernard has been suspended 50 games because he tested positive for a "drug of abuse."

The All-Star Futures Game rosters were announced on Thursday, with both Michael Conforto and Brandon Nimmo showing up on the United States side.

Former Mets general manager Jim Duquette believes that his old club should make a deal for Oakland's Ben Zobrist.

Around the National League East

The Nationals shut out the Braves, 7-0. Washington starters have combined to pitch 41 straight scoreless innings.

During the game, Atlanta's Nick Markakis saw his record errorless streak come to an end.

The Good Phight says the Phillies are doing the right thing by bringing in Andy MacPhail as head of baseball operations.

The Marlins mustered only four hits against St. Louis in a 5-1 defeat.

Around Major League Baseball

MLB Daily Dish looks at some shortstop who may be available leading up to the July 31 trade deadline.

Brandon Phillips looked super smooth while helping Cincinnati defeat Pittsburgh in extra innings.

Dallas Keuchel was dominant during Houston's 4-0 blanking of the Yankees.

The Dodgers had their rookies make a coffee run in full uniform prior to their game in Chicago yesterday.

Check out the complete rosters for the 2015 All-Star Futures Game.

Yesterday at Amazin' Avenue

Steve Sypa reviewed the first half campaigns of the St. Lucie Mets and the Savannah Sand Gnats.

This date in Mets history

June 26 has been a great day for the franchise's left-handed sluggers. Maybe Lucas Duda will bust out of his slump today.