Meet the Mets
Rafael Montero was solid, but the same could not be said for the Mets’ bullpen as they opened the Subway Series with a disappointing loss to the Yankees. Hansel Robles and Erik Goeddel each gave up solo home runs late in the game, helping the Yankees seize a 4-2 victory over the Mets.
Jeurys Familia is about to begin his rehab assignment.
Noah Syndergaard is ready to start pitching off a mound.
Keith Hernandez is trying to make his cat famous.
A woman is suing for $100,000 after being assaulted by a fellow fan at CitiField last August.
Kristie Ackert wonders if it’s time for the Mets to reconsider their rebuilding approach.
Around the NL East
Giancarlo Stanton has been on quite a home run hitting tear for the Marlins, and set the team’s season record on Monday.
Derek Jeter is reportedly not a fan of the Marlins’ home run sculpture.
Stephen Strasburg is getting closer to his Nationals return after completing a rehab start.
Fangraphs released updated prospect rankings for every team in the NL East.
Chad Bettis threw a great game in his return to MLB after battling cancer.
Bob Klapisch wonders why the Yankees continue to use a clearly diminished Aroldis Champman as their closer.
Kyle Schwarber has struck out in eight consecutive plate appearances.
Brian McCann has landed on the disabled list with a knee injury.
Why have so many Phillies players who spent part of their careers at Veteran’s Stadium, died of a form of brain cancer called glioblastoma?
Yesterday at AA
Steve Sypa delivered the Daily Prospect Report.
Matt Varvaro was back with another Monday Morning Mets Mind Boggler.
Aaron Yorke previewed the Subway Series.
This Date in Mets History
On August 15, 1965, some band called the Beatles played at Shea Stadium.