Meet the Mets
They say then when it rains, it pours. Consider it monsoon season at Citi Field then, after the Mets lost yet another squeaker, this time to the Nationals. After a solid start by Matt Harvey, the Mets were simply unable to put enough runs on the board, stranding eight men on base in a game that that ended like a long Jay Bruce shot to the warning track, just short of victory.
Kevin Kernan of the Post believes the Mets are already at their first crossroads.
Mets fans have at least been taking the injuries with some good humor on Twitter.
The Post ran a profile piece on Mets outfield prospect Desmond Lindsay.
Around the NL East
Meanwhile, former Phillies star Ryan Howard is apparently attempting a comeback with the Braves.
The original MLB constitution is going up for auction.
James Shields was sent to the 10-day DL.
538 featured an article Neil Paine on Kyle Schwarber and the changing prototype of leadoff hitters.
Who’s the most feared clutch hitter in the game? Vote now.
David Freese talks frankly about his lifelong battle with depression.
Yesterday at AA
Aaron Yorke previewed the Mets/Nationals series.
Matt Varvaro examined Lucas Duda’s propensity for getting hit by pitches.
Daniel Convery delivered another Daily Prospect Report.
This Date in Mets History
Back in 1970, Tom Seaver fanned 19 Padres in one game on this date.