Meet the Mets
The Mets appeared to be headed to another dispiriting loss, down 1-0 in the ninth inning, but then something stirred deep within the bats of the Amazins and a late show of power propelled them to a 3-1 victory in Philadelphia.
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The Mets will skip Jason Vargas’ next turn in the rotation.
Mickey Callaway and the Mets staff had a meeting about how to make sure the lineup card snafu never happens again.
Matt Harvey pitched well in his debut for Cincinnati.
Dominic Smith is back in the big leagues, and Hansel Robles is headed to the DL.
Anthony DiComo had a roundup on a lots of Mets moves.
Assistant GM John Ricco offered an explanation on how the Mets will deal with Yoenis Cespdes’ sore quad.
Keith Hernandez sat down for an interview about his Seinfeld role.
Around the National League East
The Marlins spoiled the Braves’ night with a 6-3 win.
The Nationals were forced to place Matt Wieters on the DL.
A Phillies minor league affiliate is trying to convince Lebron James to play baseball.
Around Major League Baseball
Andrew McCutchen made his return to Pittsburgh and received a standing ovation from the fans and his former teammates.
How would Kevin Towers have reacted to the mess that is currently the Padres franchise?
Jim Kaat thinks that games should be seven innings.
Ichiro will serve as the Mariners’ bench coach for a couple of games.
Yesterday at Amazin’ Avenue
Daniel Convery handled the Daily Prospect Report.
Marshall Field shared his love for Gary Cohen.
Chris McShane previewed the Mets/Phillies series.
Joe Sokolowski was back with another “This Week in Mets Quotes.”
Linda Surovich argued the Mets are bad, but not broken.
This Date in Mets History
On this date in 2011, Carlos Beltran homered three times against the Rockies for the Mets.