Meet the Mets
You expect to lose 9-1 every now and then; you don’t expect it to happen when Jacob deGrom. But the Mets best starter of the season put up an absolute stinker last night, giving up much of the damage to his opposite pitcher. The two teams play a rubber match tonight.
Mets fans can relax, somewhat: Matt Harvey will not be starting on short rest fresh off the disabled list.
The timeline for Michael Conforto’s recovery is set at about six months.
Speaking of Mets injuries, it’s easy—REALLY easy—to make fun of this team at this point.
It was a very special night for Dominic Smith and one of his opponents.
Keith Hernandez says that when his tenure with SNY comes to an end, he’ll be out of baseball for good.
Around the NL East
The Marlins are bracing for a payroll cut.
Around the Majors
Speaking of Arizona, newest D’Back J.D. Martinez seems keen on staying in the desert.
It’s way down on the list of Florida’s concerns, but Hurricane Irma could wind up affecting baseball’s schedule in the coming days.
This Date in Mets History
It’s been eleven years since Oliver Perez tossed the best start of his Mets career, throwing a complete game shutout against the Braves.