Meet the Mets
The Mets were off but they were busy off the field. They signed reliever Brad Brach who was recently released by the Cubs. They also remain interested in second baseman Joe Panik who could clear waivers later today.
Keith Hernandez thinks that playing in meaningful games down the stretch will be of great benefit to the young stars on the team.
Marcus Stroman will be making his home debut to open the series, and he has an unusual pregame routine that helps him get ready for his starts.
J.D. Davis has been making the most of his playing time and his numbers stack up well against some of the top players in the league.
The team finally got some good news regarding Brandon Nimmo who is expected to begin a rehab assignment next week.
The Mets and Yankees have a perceived rivalry, but the two big sluggers on both teams have nothing but respect for each other. They also have two players chasing a batting title and should both D.J. LaMahieu and Jeff McNeil succeed, it will be the first time since 1942 that one city had a batting champion from both leagues.
Mcneil enjoyed taking in a day of golf which, at one point, could have been his future.
Former-Met Ron Hunt has been battling Parkinson’s disease but he will make his way to Citi to greet the fans who have offered their support to him.
Around the National League East
The Marlins finally broke out of their losing streak against the Braves.
Around Major League Baseball
Former Major Leaguer Micah Bowie has been battling significant heath issues for the past three years, but his life was saved with the help of an organization that was founded to help former baseball players.
Yesterday at Amazin’ Avenue
The latest Unformetable episode was about reliever Royce Ring.
Fan confidence in both the team and the manager has gone up since the trade deadline.
This Date in Mets History
On this date in 1988, the Mets and Cubs completed the first game played with artificial light at Wrigley Field.