Meet the Mets
With a loss all but eliminating them from postseason contention, the Mets rode a four-run first inning to a victory in the series finale against the Reds in Cincinnati.
With defense suddenly being an important issue to Mickey Callaway, Todd Frazier has been taking playing time away from J.D. Davis.
After his two-bagger on Sunday afternoon, Pete Alonso became the first rookie in MLB history to record 30 doubles and 50 home runs.
Zack Wheeler’s recent stretch of impressive starts may end up being the last of his Mets career.
Once J.D. Davis’ 20th home run of the year settled over the wall, the Mets had five hitters with 20 or more home runs for the first time in team history.
Around the National League East
Still recovering from his stroke earlier in the year, Bobby Cox made a special trip to SunTrust Park in Atlanta to celebrate Bruce Bochy’s retirement.
Around Major League Baseball
MVP Candidates from the AL West isn’t much of a surprise, but it is special when the player being discussed is Marcus Semien rather than Mike Trout.
The sweep in Chicago wasn’t a cause for celebration for everyone as Yu Darvish caused quite a scene in the clubhouse after the game. ($)
Nelson Cruz’s 40th home run of the season was also the 400th home run of his career.