Meet the Mets
As the July 31 trade deadline approaches, the Bergen Record’s Matt Ehalt estimated the likelihood that each Met on the trading block gets traded.
While he’s pitched in New York for four years, Noah Syndergaard has never made a start at Yankee Stadium. He’ll get the ball there tonight.
The Daily News’ John Harper wondered if Syndergaard could be so dominant in his start that it convinces the Mets’ crosstown rivals to pay the moon for him in a deal.
BP Mets dropped a fairly bleak midseason organizational review. They’re just as perplexed as everyone else is that Jeff McNeil is still in the minors.
The Daily News’ Kristie Ackert released her own midseason report card, focusing on the big club.
Around the National League East
The Good Phight called for the Phillies to target Zach Britton and Seth Lugo ahead of the trade deadline. Please keep your philthy hands off our pitching nerd.
Around Major League Baseball
Yesterday at Amazin’ Avenue
Not that you need the reminder, but the Mets’ offseason free agent acquisitions have been thoroughly disappointing.
Allison McCague revisited her preseason look at 2018 breakout candidates.
This Date in Mets History
Happy birthday to late Mets owner Nelson Doubleday Jr., who like just about every Mets fan had had enough of Fred Wilpon before selling his stake in the team in 2002.