Meet the Mets
Mets pitchers have surrendered 18 runs in 18 innings so far in Milwaukee. The team jumped out to an early lead Saturday night, but Robert Gsellman and Hansel Robles gave it up and then some in an 11-4 loss. The Mets will try to salvage the series and get a win today when Jacob deGrom goes up against Wily Peralta.
The latest dud from Gsellman leaves the Mets asking plenty of questions where they least expected it.
In the blowout loss, Jose Reyes got his first ever dose of the outfield, and it could be a sign of things to come.
In a small piece of good news, Jeurys Familia’s injury prognosis isn’t as bad as originally feared, and he could be back later this season.
And in Las Vegas, a noticeably slimmer Dominic Smith has been noticeably slamming minor league pitching.
Around the NL East
It was a demoralizing, but perhaps not surprising, loss for the Phils.
Around the Majors
Chris Sale’s strikeout superiority continues, and he’s now one start shy of setting an impressive record.
Derek Jeter’s number is getting retired tonight. You knew this. What you didn’t know is how sweet a ceremony it’s going to be.
Yesterday at Amazin’ Avenue
Ryan Almodovar kept us up to date with all the goings on in the minors.
This Date in Mets History
Most people don’t think of Willie Mays as a Met. But on this date 45 years ago he truly was one. The Say Hey Kid hit a game-winning home run in his debut.