Meet the Mets
Both Jacob deGrom and Max Scherzer were not at the top of their games, but both were good enough to keep it a low scoring game through seven innings. Only one run had scored on either side when the Mets finally broke it open against the Nationals bullpen in the eighth inning. Juan Lagares and Rajai Davis combined for six RBIs in that inning which helped seal the victory over Washington.
It was an exciting game but it was quite an eventful day for the Mets. Mickey Callaway announced that the restrictions on Edwin Diaz have relaxed a bit and he can be used before the ninth inning.
Rajai Davis had a whirlwind day that started in Pennsylvania and ended with a home run.
It’s been quite the week in Metsland but it needs to be said that all the issues stem from the Wilpons and their meddling.
The organization was supposed to partner with Yahoo to develop their own app, but two months into the season and it still has not launched.
Utah Jazz star Donovan Mitchell took batting practice with the Mets and just missed hitting a home run.
Wilson Ramos talked about his terrifying kidnapping in Venezuela that occurred back in 2011.
Around the National League East
The Nationals’ bullpen continues to be a very big problem for them.
Around Major League Baseball
Giancarlo Stanton suffered another setback in his attempt to return from injury.
Prospect Carter Stewart is getting $7 million to play in Japan which could lead to more prospects following his lead.
Memorial Day has been looked at as a good barometer for how a teams’ season will go but is it really accurate prediction?
The Rockies placed reliever Wade Davis on the injured list with a strained oblique.
Yesterday at Amazin’ Avenue
Michael Drago thinks firing Mickey Callaway doesn’t make a ton of sense right now.
On the latest episode of A Pod of Their Own, The Athletic’s Emma Span talked about the future of baseball reporting as well as some Met alternatives to root for.
This Date in Mets History
On this date in 1998, Mike Piazza made his debut with the Mets and picked up his first hit in a Mets uniform.