Meet the Mets
The Mets, coming off four straight losses, unleashed their fury upon the Phillies and buried them under eleven runs. The pitching, outside of an inning of Jerry Blevins, was mostly forgettable, but the Mets’ bats were hot enough to overcome any mound mediocrity as they took an 11-7 victory.
David Wright needs rotator cuff surgery.
Peter Botte argues that while the Mets should continue to support Wright, they need to move on at third base.
T.J. Rivera needs Tommy John surgery.
For a reason known only to them, the Mets have decided to have Matt Harvey, who was awful in Houston, pitch on three days’ rest against the Phillies.
Around the NL East
To add insult to injury, rumor has it that the new Marlins owners, and Derek Jeter, plan to slash the team’s payroll.
Major League Baseball once again did nothing of note to mark Labor Day.
Yesterday at AA
Aaron Yorke previewed the Mets/Phillies series.
Matt Varvaro was back with another Monday Morning Mets Mind Boggler.
Steve Sypa handled the Daily Prospect Report.
This Date in Mets History
Miracle Met Ron Swoboda signed with the Mets on this date in 1965.