Meet the Mets
The Mets have actually found themselves on a small winning streak after beating the Reds on Friday night. It was the third victory in a row for a team that’s struggled to build any sort of momentum all year. A strong start by Seth Lugo was the key to victory.
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After Wilmer Flores was lost for the season thanks to a broken nose, Asdrubal Cabrera has been sidelined with glute pain.
Jose Reyes wants to finish his career as a Met and has produced more offense of late, but will that be enough to convince the Mets to re-sign him?
It was a busy day for Citi Field, as it was officially announced as the site of the 2018 Winter Classic, and also named the replacement venue for the Yankees/Rays series.
Was Travis d’Arnaud’s 2015 season an anomaly?
Around the NL East
The Marlins beat up on the Braves, a day after Atlanta stupidly played “Rock You Like a Hurricane” on the PA between innings against Miami.
Michael Taylor hit a rare inside-the-park grand slam as the Nationals squeaked by the Phillies.
The Indians have won 15-straight games.
On the other end of the spectrum, the Dodgers have now lost eight games in a row.
Yu Darvish became the fastest pitcher to reach 1,000 strikeouts in MLB history.
The Padres snapped the Diamondbacks’ winning streak at 13 games.
The Twins will be hosting “Big Sexy Night” at Target Field.
Yesterday at AA
Steve Schreiber took a look at the possible Mets bullpen situation in 2018.
Joe Sokolowski was back with another “This Week in Mets Quotes.”
This Date in Mets History
Former Mets Todd Zeile, Mike Hampton, and Kazuhisa Ishii were all born on this date.