Meet the Mets
Powered by the long ball and a dominant performance by Marcus Stroman, the Mets topped the Rockies 6-1. Stroman pitched seven scoreless innings and the Mets had a home run barrage in the sixth inning. One of those three home runs belonged to Pete Alonso, who hit his major league leading 48th homer of the year.
The only problem with the Mets giving Noah Syndergaard the catcher he wants is that they waited too long to do so, writes Ken Davidoff.
Brandon Nimmo believes the Mets have plenty of mental toughness.
Joe Panik has loved playing in New York but he’s not sure what comes next.
Around the National League East
Around Major League Baseball
In a disturbing story, Pirates closer Felipe Vazquez was arrested for multiple felonies including statutory sexual assault.
The Oakland A’s have built a winning team without ever tanking.
Mike Yastrzemski, grandson of Carl, homered last night in Boston.
Yesterday at Amazin’ Avenue
Mike Jacobs is the latest player to be profiled in the UnforMETable podcast.
This Date in Mets History
On this date in 1963, the Mets played the last ever professional baseball game at the Polo Grounds.