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The Mets lost twice in one night. Twice due to bullpen blowups. There’s no way to sugarcoat it. It was a dismal Friday to be a Mets fan, as the Cardinals took advantage of the woeful Mets bullpen as they finished off one rain-delayed game, and then took the Mets to the woodshed in their regularly scheduled contest.
Pete Alonso stood by his lobbying for the Mets to finish their Thursday night game despite the rain.
Wilson Ramos found at that he’s going to be having another child after his wife held up a sign in the stands near the on deck circle informing him that she’s pregnant with their third kid.
Brandon Nimmo’s rehab may be done for, after he was pulled from a game due to neck pain.
The Mets are hoping prospect Ryley Gilliam might be the answer for their bullpen woes.
The Mets will introduce top pick Brett Baty at a press conference at Citi Field today.
Around the National League East
Around Major League Baseball
Stephen Piscotty had a melanoma removed from his ear on Friday and will miss several games.
Adam Jones looked back on his career in an interview with The Athletic.
Felix Hernandez, meanwhile, had to be pulled from his first rehab start in the minors.
Yesterday at Amazin’ Avenue
Kenneth Lavin previewed the Brooklyn Cyclones’ upcoming season.
Joe Sokolowksi was back with another edition of “This week in Mets quotes.”
Amazin’ Avenue in Conversation snagged an interview with former Mets slugger Ron Swoboda.
Thomas Henderson handled the Daily Prospect Report.
This Date in Mets History
Tom Seaver was traded away by the Mets on this date in 1977. Six years later, the Mets picked up Keith Hernandez via trade on the same date.