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Mets Morning News: Wheels Up

Your Wednesday morning dose of New York Mets and MLB news, notes, and links.

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Miami Marlins v New York Mets Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images

Meet the Mets

The Mets cruised to a 5-0 victory over the Marlins on Tuesday night as Zack Wheeler moved through their lineup with ease, pitching 8 shutout innings. At the plate, Wilson Ramos and Pete Alonso homered to provide the offense for the Mets. They will play the final game of the four game set this afternoon.

Choose your recap: Amazin’ Avenue short and long. Newsday, NY Post, Daily News, and the New York Times.

The Mets have felt right at home at Citi Field.

Pete Alonso is starting to break out of his slump at just the right time.

For a moment, consider if the Mets never lost again.

Players’ Weekend nicknames were announced on Tuesday. Fittingly, Jacob deGrom’s nickname on his jersey will be “deGrom”.

The Mets are starting to feel alive writes Tim Britton.

The Mets are legitimate playoff contenders thanks to their rotation.

Around the National League East

The Braves rolled past the Twins on Tuesday night.

The Nationals topped the Giants 5-3 behind a big night from Kurt Suzuki.

The Phillies bullpen struggled as they fell to the Diamondbacks 8-4.

Around Major League Baseball

Zack Grienke made his Astros debut and won behind some home runs from them.

The Giants DFA’d Joe Panik, an infield option the Mets may consider.

The Yankeesinjury woes continued as Gleyber Torres left Tuesday night’s win early.

The Mariners Tim Beckham was suspended 80 games for PED use.

Yesterday at Amazin’ Avenue

Pete Alonso reminded us why he’s so special writes Michael Drago.

The Mets are starting to make us believe. Jarrett Seidler gives us reasons to why we should believe in the Mets.

Ken Lavin looks at how the Mets’ top prospects fared last week.

The latest episode of Amazin’ Avenue Audio (The Show) came out.

Steve Sypa looked at the Mets’ minor league players of the week for last week.

Allision McCague reviewed how Mets’ pitchers did over the last week.

This Date in Mets History

Happy birthday to Kirk Niewenhuis, who hit a couple of key home runs for the Mets in 2015!