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Pete Alonso’s two home runs and Brandon Nimmo’s key RBI double lifted the Mets to a 5-3 victory over the Marlins. Chris Bassitt delivered a quality start, Seth Lugo pitched a scoreless eighth, and Edwin Díaz earned his 16th save of the season in the victory.
Jason Benetti, Cliff Floyd and Tommy Hutton will broadcast today’s game at 12:05pm exclusively on Peacock.
Jacob deGrom threw live BP yesterday and will throw one more live BP session before being evaluated for his readiness for a rehab assignment.
Colin Holderman will begin a rehab assignment in Triple-A Syracuse today.
The Mets have signed former Major League infielder Deven Marrero to a minor league contract.
Around the National League East
It’s been a long road for Mark Appel. But he is in the big leagues at last.
The Nationals lost to the Rangers 3-2, despite a solid seven innings from Josiah Gray.
Around Major League Baseball
The upcoming shortstop free agency class is due to be stacked again. But will they get the payoff that the recent class did? Joel Sherman explores the question.
Yesterday at Amazin’ Avenue
Steve Sypa brought us the Daily Prospect Report.
This Date in Mets History
Mets lefties had some games to remember on June 26.