Meet the Mets
Steven Matz was masterful, and the Mets’ bullpen was unhittable on a rain delayed night that saw the frustrated Phillies unable to muster more than a run. Pete Alonso alone produced two runs for the Mets, continuing to show the wisdom of letting him start the season in the majors. Todd Frazier also made his return to the team, going 1-for-4 from the plate in a game the Mets won by a score of 5-1.
In a great bit of news, Jacob deGrom’s MRI came back negative, and he might be able to pitch as soon as Friday.
A rare baseball from the Mets’ first season has made its way into the team’s Hall of Fame after nearly six decades.
Ed Kranepool appears to have found a donor match for a new kidney.
The Times says Michael Conforto is emerging as a new leader for the Mets.
Around the National League East
One person who didn’t enjoy the Mets/Phillies game was Bryce Harper, who got ejected.
Around Major League Baseball
Christian Yelich is headed towards a scenario in which he has the best March and April in MLB history.
MLB’s relievers have been historically bad compared to starters so far this season.
Yesterday at Amazin’ Avenue
Vasilis Drimalitis previewed the Mets-Phillies series.
Steve Sypa delivered the Daily Prospect Report.
The fourth episode of From Complex to Queens dropped.
This Date in Mets History
The Mets won their first game on this date in 1962.