Meet the Mets
In a showdown between two teams competing for the NL Wild Card, the Mets fell to the Cubs. The Mets’ lone two runs on the night came off the bat of Pete Alonso and J.D. Davis, Alonso’s being his 42nd of the year which is a new club record. Marcus Stroman started for the Mets and went six innings, allowing a pair of two-run homers.
Pete Alonso’s record breaking home run received praise from the former Mets’ record holders, Todd Hundley and Carlos Beltran.
Prior to Tuesday nights game, Robinson Cano took live batting practice.
As Brandon Nimmo nears a return to the Mets, he will play five innings with Triple-A Syracuse today before being reevaluated.
Spending the summer as a minor leaguer with the Brooklyn Cyclones can be pretty special, The Athletic writes.
David Lennon wonders if the Mets would stick with Mickey Callaway for the 2020 season if Joe Maddon became available.
The Mets are dismissing Jim D’Aloia, their director of pro scouting for the last eight years.
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The Astros could make history with the number of batters their pitchers strikeout and how few times their hitters strikeout.
Charlie Morton has no regrets about his long road to stardom.
Aaron Judge became the third fastest player in major league history to reach 100 career home runs.
Yesterday at Amazin’ Avenue
Vasilis Drimalitis previewed the series with the Cubs.
Ken Lavin looked at how the Mets’ top prospects fared over the last week.
Steve Sypa handed out player of the week awards for the Mets’ farm system.
Chico Walker is the player featured in this weeks edition of the UnforMETable podcast!
This Date in Mets History
On this date in 1989, Frank Viola and Orel Hershiser battled in what was the first time the reigning Cy Young award winners from each league face each other.