Meet the Mets
The Mets beat the Red Sox for the second straight day in David Peterson’s major league debut. Peterson pitched 5.2 strong innings, allowing two runs. The Mets jumped out to 3-0 lead in the 2nd inning and never looked back. J.D. Davis hit a two run homer off the Pesky Poll and Jeff McNeil drove in two runs of his own at the plate to lead the Mets.
David Peterson’s debut was one to remember.
Jacob deGrom and Steven Matz did not travel with the team to Boston as they’ll be starting tonight and tomorrow night against the Red Sox at Citi Field.
Bruce Maxwell, formerly of the A’s who knelt during the national anthem in 2017, has reached an agreement with the Mets.
The Mets added right-handers Pedro Payano and Yefry Ramirez to the 60-man player pool.
Tyler Bashlor was designated for assignment.
Around the National League East
Meanwhile, MLB postponed all Marlins games through at least the weekend.
Around Major League Baseball
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Yesterday at Amazin’ Avenue
Prior to his first big league start, Thomas Henderson introduced us to David Peterson.
This Date in Mets History
On this date in 2004, Eric Valent hit for the cycle.