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The postponement helps New York with their starting pitching problem, as it will give them the opportunity to call up an additional arm for one game.
Trevor Williams and Taijuan Walker will pitch the two games today, though the order is yet to be determined.
Here’s some more pictures of Mets players having a good time at Game 7 on Sunday night (Let’s Go Rangers!!!)
Jacob deGrom received further imaging yesterday, and the club will (hopefully) provide an update soon.
Anthony DiComo looked at deGrom’s timetable and how many rehab starts he would need before he could take the mound for the Mets.
Colin Holderman, who made his MLB debut on Sunday, can carve out a role in the Mets’ bullpen, according to Rob Piersall.
Pedro Martinez will be joining the team’s Old Timer’s Day lineup on August 27.
Ex-Met Michael Conforto could sign with a club after this year’s MLB Draft, which is set to take place from July 17-19. In this scenario, the club signing Conforto would not need to give up a draft pick. His agent, Scott Boras, also believes that, if he stays ahead of schedule, he could be available to return in September.
Around the National League East
Tom Skulski debated whether Philadelphia should draft Kumar Rocker.
While Atlanta have been mediocre, Mark Bradley doesn’t see that lasting much longer.
Miami’s Sixto Sanchez was cleared to increase his throwing distance off flat ground to 90 feet.
With injuries piling up, Marlins fans have begun to wonder about Max Meyer’s debut. Kim Ng provided an update on Miami’s top pitching prospect.
Around Major League Baseball
Derek Rhoads and Rob Mains examined injuries in 2022 so far.
Players who are unvaccinated are typically placed on the restricted list when playing the Blue Jays in Canada. However, teams are prohibited from placing starting pitchers who’ve thrown within four days on that list, so that they can’t use it to their competitive advantage.
Toronto placed Tim Mayza on the 15 day IL and called up Andrew Vasquez.
The Cubs put up an eight-spot in the first as they cruised to a 9-0 victory over the Pirates. Wilson Contreras, who led off, capped off the scoring frenzy with a grand slam, which was his 100th career home run.
The Twins won in Oakland by a 3-1 score.
Yesterday at Amazin’ Avenue
I previewed the team’s series against the Cardinals, which was supposed to begin last night but will now commence with today’s doubleheader.
On Episode 168 of From Complex to Queens, the crew discussed minor league stadiums!
This Date in Mets History
On this date in 2001, Steve Trachsel set a dubious franchise record by allowing four home runs in a single inning.