Meet the Mets
The Mets bid farewell to Asdrubal Cabrera on Friday, sending him to Philly for intriguing prospect Franklyn Kilome.
The Mets then did what they’ve done a lot this season and lost a game to the Pirates thanks to a walk-off hit by David Freese. Jason Vargas started the game for the Mets, but didn’t last five innings. The Mets lost 5-4.
The Mets are said to be very excited about Jackson’s defense in the outfield.
Luis Guillorme is getting the call from Vegas to take Cabrera’s spot on the roster.
Joel Sherman says the Mets have a tough call to make about trading Zack Wheeler.
The Mets have apparently been getting a lot of calls about Wheeler.
Mike Puma says Devin Mesoraco is actually more likely to be traded than Wheeler.
The Hardball Times featured an interesting think piece on the Barstool at the Ballpark Nights that happen at Citi Field and Yankee Stadium.
Around the National League East
Juan Soto tied a record from the 19th century as he became the first teenager to homer in three straight games since 1898 as the Nationals beat the Marlins.
Around Major League Baseball
Jack Morris doesn’t like today’s era of the game, to say the least.
Yesterday at Amazin’ Avenue
Nicholas Schreiber took a look at rumors surrounding the Brewers’ interest in Asdrubal Cabrera and Zack Wheeler.
Joe Sokolowski was back with another edition of “This Week in Mets Quotes.”
Thomas Henderson handled the Daily Prospect Report.
Jack McLoone tried to assess Asdrubal Cabrera’s trade value.
There was a new episode of Amazin’ Avenue Audio.
Steve Sypa had the rundown on new Mets prospect Franklyn Kilome.
Chris McShane took a look back at some of Asdrubal Cabrera’s best games as a Met.
This Date in Mets History
Anthony Young’s terrible losing streak ended twenty-five years ago today. Matthew Callan examined the streak’s unlikely end in a piece on Amazin’ Avenue yesterday.