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The Mets fell to the Washington Nationals 2-1 on Tuesday night. Rick Porcello pitched six strong innings but the Mets were unable to ever get anything going and give him any type of run support. The Mets only run of the game came in the fourth inning on a Luis Guillorme sacrifice fly. They will look to avoid the sweep tonight, though the team has yet to announce a starter.
The Mets made a number of roster moves on Tuesday afternoon, activating Brad Brach and Walker Lockett from the IL.
David Lennon writes that the Mets rotation woes are now spinning out of control.
In the event of an emergency, Dominic Smith is the Mets’ emergency catcher.
Robinson Cano, who is eligible to return from the IL on Friday, was working out at Citi Field on Tuesday afternoon.
Joel Sherman wonders if Steven Matz and Amed Rosario are just talented teases.
The final bids for the Mets are reportedly due by August 31.
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Meanwhile, A’s outfielder Ramon Laureano received a 5 game suspension for the brawl.
The Blue Jays played their first home game of the 2020 season in Buffalo on Tuesday night.
In a New York Times piece, Rob Manfred is still optimistic about this years MLB season.
Yesterday at Amazin’ Avenue
Michael Drago wrote that the Mets need David Peterson to bring stability to their rotation both this season and beyond.
Next up on Steve Sypa’s tour of the minors was the Brooklyn Cyclones.
This Date in Mets History
On this date in 2000, Benny Agbayani lost track of outs which almost resulted in the Mets losing the game.ack of outs