Meet the Mets
The Mets were off last night, and start a three game series on the road in Buffalo against the Blue Jays. Jacob deGrom is scheduled to start against Chase Anderson, and will be making his first career start against the Blue Jays.
Rustin Dodd of the Athletic took a look back at Jacob deGrom’s college years at Stetson University.
Pete Alonso is starting to break out of his funk.
Eno Sarris discussed how pitchers are facing Pete Alonso this season for the Athletic.
Edwin Diaz has been good this season, whether you like it or not.
Steve Cohen is reportedly “almost done’ buying the Mets, and does not anticipate having any trouble getting past the owner’s vote of approval.
Tim Healy of Newsday discussed the process of buying a major sports franchise with former president of the Miami Marlins David P Samson.
Al Leiter discussed his experience being in New York on September 11, 2001 while his teammates were on the road in Pittsburgh.
Around the National League East
The Phillies announced that Zack Wheeler will not pitch until Monday as a result of a problem with the nail on his middle finger.
The Marlins made a series of roster moves on Thursday, including recalling Isan Diaz, and moving Francisco Cervelli to the 60-day IL.
Around Major League Baseball
Joel Sherman of the New York Post argued that the players should embrace MLB bubble rules for the playoffs.
Yesterday at Amazin’ Avenue
Chris McShane provided an update on where Jacob deGrom stands in the 2020 NL Cy Young race.
Rob Wolff profiled the career of Bill Denehy on the latest installment of UnforMETable.
Steve Sypa deconstructed the 1974 draft.