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The Mets defeated the Marlins for the second straight night on Tuesday. Brandon Nimmo and Amed Rosario led the way, both hitting solo home runs and both driving 3 runs. Corey Oswalt got the start for the Mets, pitching into the fifth inning before the bullpen took over, securing the win.
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Where does the Mets catching situation stand with a struggling Wilson Ramos?
Corey Oswalt got the start for the Mets last night after David Peterson was put on the injured list with “shoulder fatigue.
Dominic Smith is finally seeing himself become the hitter he always thought he could be.
Ken Davidoff writes that the Mets will need their bullpen to save their season.
Around the National League East
After possibly being exposed to COVID-19, the Braves placed Nick Markakis on the injured list.
The Nationals topped the Braves 8-5 on Tuesday night.
The Phillies continued the trend of teams beating up on the Red Sox, winning 13-6.
Around Major League Baseball
Kenta Maeda took a no-hitter into the ninth inning before giving up a single to the first batter of the inning. The Twins would go on to win the game in twelve innings.
Former Met Matt Harvey is back in the big leagues after being called up by the Kansas City Royals.
MLB is weighing a potential postseason bubble in states like California and Texas.
Fernando Tatis Jr. had two hits and a stolen base to conclude an eventful series against the Rangers.
Jon Morosi looks at how some teams can get creative with the trade deadline nearing.
Rangers manager Chris Woodward and pitcher Ian Gibaut were suspended for throwing at Fernando Tatis Jr. in retaliation for his grand slam.
Yesterday at Amazin’ Avenue
Chris McShane looked at how Robinson Canó has been one of the best hitters in baseball in 2020 and how Dominic Smith has continued to establish himself as a very good hitter.
Next up on Steve Sypa’s tour of the minors was the Columbia Fireflies.
This Date in Mets History
Happy birthday to one-third of the best broadcast booth in baseball and 1986 World Series champion Ron Darling!