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The Mets fell to the Phillies 4-1 in a key series opener on Tuesday night. Despite having numerous opportunities against Jake Arietta, the Mets failed to produce leaving 12 runners on base total. Rick Porcello started for the Mets and pitched six innings, allowing four runs. Jacob deGrom will get take the mound tonight as the Mets look to even the series.
There is still no timeline for Tomas Nido to return to the Mets. He has been working out at their alternate site for tend days.
Though the Mets are being sold, the team is keeping their sights set on making a final push at a playoff spot.
It’s now being reported that the sale could be approved before MLB’s owner meetings.
Ken Davidoff writes Steve Cohen’s first move as Mets’ owner should be to go out and sign J.T. Realmuto.
The uncertainty of Steve Cohen is still an improvement from a Wilpon run Mets.
Marc Carig looked at if the Mets are the unluckiest team in baseball this season.
David Lennon thinks change is coming for the Mets with new ownership.
Around the National League East
The Braves also laid off ‘dozens’ of employees due to the economic hit caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Around Major League Baseball
MLB announced its 2020 postseason schedule, with the Division Series onward being played in California and Texas.
Yesterday at Amazin’ Avenue
David Capobianco looked at how the Mets can potentially change under new ownership.
This Date in Mets History
On this date in 1976, Jerry Koosman won his 20th game of the season for the first time.