Meet the Mets
The Reds beat the Mets 6-1 on Tuesday night. After scoring three runs in the top of the first, the game was in a weather delay until 9:00. After the delay, the Mets were able to chip away at the 3-0 defecit, scoring a run in the bottom of the second. That was the only run they would score on the night as their bats fell quiet against the Reds.
Steven Matz will miss one more start as Corey Oswalt will start in his place.
Michael Confort’s recent return to form is good news for the Mets.
The Mets are so bad that they’ve killed the win stat, writes Jared Diamond and Andrew Beaton.
The Mets are planning to limit the use of Robert Gsellman and Seth Lugo the rest of the season due to their high number of appearances early in the season.
Though he has been among the worst players in all of baseball this season, Jose Reyes does not want this to be the end.
Luis Guillorme has not struck out in 51 straight plate appearances, the longest active streak in the majors.
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Bartolo Colon won his 246th career game on Tuesday night, the most ever by a Latin-born pitcher.
The Red Sox continued their hot streak with a five run tenth inning to beat the Blue Jays 10-7.
Shohei Ohtani is set to throw a bullpen session this Saturday.
The Robert Osuna case feels different and could potentially lead to a change in MLB’s domestic violence policy writes Katie Strang.
Yesterday at Amazin’ Avenue
Linda Surovich looked at Jacob deGrom’s past two starts.
This Date in Mets History
On this date in 2008, Oliver Perez and Aaron Heilman combined to pitch a two-hit shutout against the Marlins.