Meet the Mets
The Mets had a lead against the Braves but then they blew it. They then got behind but Devin Mesoraco hit a game-tying home run in the ninth. In the end it didn’t matter because Nick Markakis hit a home run in the tenth, and despite getting a runner to third with one out in the bottom of the inning, the Mets left him there and lost the game.
Before the game reliever Anthony Swarzak was placed on the DL with shoulder inflammation.
Harvey will not be pitching in the series but both former teammates and fans will have an opportunity to welcome him back.
Despite the disastrous season, Mickey Callaway is expected to remain at the helm next season.
One columnist thinks this organization should listen to its fans when it comes to dealing with the rest of the season.
Franklyn Kilome came over in the Asdrubal Cabrera trade and has recently turned his season around after struggling for a majority of the year.
Around the National League East
Three home runs helped power the Braves to victory over the Mets.
Around Major League Baseball
The Astros activated reliever Roberto Osuna, and issued a weak statement about their decision. The unapologetic reliever, who received the harshest suspension for domestic violence so far, is very happy to be playing baseball again.
Slugger Aaron Judge is still experiencing pain and has yet to swing a bat since sustaining a fracture on the wrist. That is bad news for the Yankees who were swept by the Red Sox to fall nine and a half games back.
Yesterday at Amazin’ Avenue
Vasilis Drimalitis wrote about the Swarzak injury.
This Date in Mets History
The Mets cut ties with manager Yogi Berra on this date in 1975. After a feud with Cleon Jones that led to the outfielder’s release from the club, the Mets decided to relieve Berra of his managerial duties.