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The Mets lost their first of two games in Boston against the Red Sox on Tuesday night. Marcus Stroman got the start and after escaping trouble through the first four innings, gave up four runs in the fifth inning, as the Mets were unable to keep pace with a probable playoff team in the Red Sox.
A pivotal moment in last nights game came in the fourth inning when Pete Alonso was sent home from second base and was a dead duck, getting thrown out by a mile.
Both Noah Syndergaard and Jacob deGrom are on track to return to the Mets next week, the final week of the season.
The Mets pushed Tylor Megill back to Friday to give the rookie eight days rest.
Mike Puma writes that the Mets’ answer in center field has been in front of them all along in Brandon Nimmo.
Noah Syndergaard’s future is an intriguing question for the Mets.
Carlos Carrasco wants to limit first inning damge, but overall is satisfied with his performance for the Mets in 2021.
Around the National League East
In a battle of Josh Rogers versus Trevor Rogers, Josh and the Nationals came out on top, as they beat the Marlins 7-1.
Bryce Harper’s ability to stay healthy for much of this year has helped fuel his MVP canidacy.
Around Major League Baseball
The Padres continued their tailspin, losing to the Giants 6-5.
Fernando Tatis Jr. and Manny Machado addressed their dust-up from over the weekend, saying they handled it internally and their focus is making the postseason.
Giancarlo Stanton, Joey Gallo, and Aaron Judge all homered as the Yankees beat the Rangers.
Yesterday at Amazin’ Avenue
Vasilis Drimalitis previewed the series against the Red Sox.
You can check out the Mets MiLB players of the week for week #20 here.
This Date in Mets History
Happy 59th birthday to Wally Backman!