Meet the Mets
Edwin Díaz, who recorded a five-out save in Sunday’s victory, is showing his best stuff as Mets’ closer this season.
The Mets will speak with with Max Scherzer today about facing batters in a live BP setting, which is the next step for the rehabbing right-hander and could come any day now.
The Mets are not ruling out a promotion for top prospect Francisco Álvarez in 2022.
Around the National League East
The victory came at a cost, as Ozzie Albies fractured his foot and is expected to miss a good chunk of the summer.
Around Major League Baseball
Mark Feinsand examined seven players who have improved their trade value, and where those players may fit.
The Yankees came in at Number One in MLB’s Power Rankings, with the Mets jumping to Number Two.
Brittany Ghiroli told the story of Maura Sheridan, an announcer who reported an assault and ended up losing her job as play-by-play voice for the Single-A Lynchburg Hillcats as a result.
MLB has begun to fine parent clubs for bench-clearing incidents and brawls in the minor leagues.
Yesterday at Amazin’ Avenue
On Episode 172 of From Complex to Queens, the crew discussed the start of The Florida Complex League and Dominican Summer League.
This Date in Mets History
On this date in 2015, the Mets came back from deficits of 5-1 and 8-3 to defeat the Braves 10-8 at Citi Field. Dillon Gee gave up all eight runs, but Alex Torres, Sean Gilmartin, Bobby Parnell, Hansel Robles, and Jeurys Familia held Atlanta to three hits over 6.1 scoreless innings. On offense, Darrell Ceciliani, Dilson Herrera, Travis d’Arnaud, and Juan Lagares homered, with Lagares’ three-run blast in the sixth serving as the game-deciding hit.