Meet the Mets
David Wright received a standing ovation at Citi Field last night and the captain was humbled.
Matt Harvey pitched very well in his return and according to Statcast, his skipped start may have been helpful. Harvey left the game after six scoreless frames but in the playoffs, Terry Collins says Harvey would get the 7th.
While Yoenis Cespedes has been fantastic so far, he has a hole against lefthanded pitching.
Baseball Prospectus looked into Jeurys Familia's brand new filthy pitch.
It's really nice that Wilmer Flores just wanted to be a Met.
Around the NL East
The Nationals fell to the Marlins 4-3 last night. Additionally, they lost Denard Span to the disabled list and he's likely done for the season. Jayson Werth bobblehead day is going to be disappointing in that fans won't be receiving Jayson Werth bobbleheads.
Jose Fernandez could return to the Marlins by mid-September, even though they're not playing for anything at all this season.
Around the Majors
Former big league reliever Randy Flores has been named the Cardinals new scouting director, a position that was available due to the firing of Chris Correa for his involvement in the Astros hacking scandal.
This is toeing the line between sports and politics but Sarah Palin had some thoughts on the Curt Schilling/ESPN flap from a few days ago. Stick to sports and NO POLITICS!
A fan is suing the Red Sox after she was hit by a foul ball at Fenway Park in June 2014. Her suit alleges that protective glass that was supposed to be in her section had been removed during offseason renovations.
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Yesterday At AA
Joe Sokolowski recapped the best Mets quotes from the past week.
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