Meet the Mets
Sandy Alderson says the Mets will judge Matt Harvey beyond his innings number on Sunday. The GM also gave a "no comment" on Terry Collins' contract going forward, though he praised the manager's work. Yankees manager Joe Girardi is impressed by the job Collins has done this year. Tim McCarver is glad that Sandy Alderson fought back against Matt Harvey and Scott Boras.
Steven Matz improved to 4-0 in four starts and looked good, despite not having his best stuff. Matz's family once again filled Citi Field to cheer him on. Speaking of the stadium, it was electric on Friday night and appears to be a weapon like Shea Stadium was.
MIchael Conforto or Greg Bird? Joel Sherman asked eight scouts and 6 of 8 preferred Conforto going forward!
Travis d'Arnaud looks great for the Mets but can he stay on the field?
A fan's Twitter crusade got the Mets to stop a homophobic Kiss Cam gag.
Around the NL East
Despite Jonathan Papelbon blowing another save, the Nationals kept pace with the Mets as they beat the Marlins 5-4 in extra innings. Max Scherzer didn't like Matt Williams coming out to get him in the 7th inning. Yikes.
The Good Phight has a funny piece on Ruben Amaro getting reassigned in the Phillies organization.
Are the Marlins better off trading outfielder Marcell Ozuna away?
Around the Majors
How much of a financial windfall can a team get from a playoff berth? Seems pretty relevant to the Mets.
Unfortunately, a great NL Central team is going to get screwed.
Chris Coghlan's slide that finished Jung-Ho Kang's season wasn't dirty but MLB should step in anyway.
This Date In Mets History
Wes Westrum's managerial tenure came to a close with the Mets today in 1967.
Yesterday At AA
Is Scott Boras wrong about Matt Harvey's innings limit?
David Wright has been very productive since he came back to the Mets.
Our live podcast is up and it's spectacular!
Aaron Yorke has the Mets and Yankees series preview.
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