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Jacob deGrom’s rehab is ‘getting there’ as he nears a return to the big club.
In deGrom’s absence, Mets’ starting pitchers have put up some really impressive numbers.
You can pledge a dollar amount of your choosing for each home run Pete Alonso hits in this year’s Home Run Derby, with the money raised going to support underserved youth, pets in need and veterans in our community through The Alonso Foundation.
New York has not ruled out a pursuit of Andrew Benintendi.
First Base Coach Wayne Kirby will undergo surgery during the All Star break and will be limited to the dugout upon his return. Former Mets outfielder Matt den Dekker is under consideration to replace Kirby while he recovers from his surgery.
David Roth explained why there will not be another Rey Ordóñez.
Around the National League East
Sean Doolittle will miss five to six months after opting to undergo an internal brace procedure to repair the UCL in his left elbow. Doolittle hopes to be ready to pitch by spring.
Around Major League Baseball
Advocates for Minor Leaguers released a statement following the landmark settlement in Senne vs. MLB.
MLB has removed the $20,000 cap on signing bonuses for undrafted players.
Will Leitch looked at the best drafted player on all 30 MLB teams.
The Bronx Bombers announced the participants for their Old Timers’ Day, which will not include the traditional game.
Former Met Miguel Castro went for an MRI since his shoulder is bothering him.
The Dodgers will sign ex-Met reliever Hansel Robles.
The Giants rallied for six in the ninth off Josh Hader—capped off by a Mike Yastrzemski walk off grand slam—to beat the Brewers 8-5. It was San Francisco’s first walk off slam since Bobby Bonds in 1973.
Yesterday at Amazin’ Avenue
Joe Sokolowski recapped the week in Mets quotes.
This Date in Mets History
With the Mets at Wrigley Field, let’s remember the time Cliff Floyd and Carlos Beltran hit grand slams in an 11-run inning to help the Mets beat the Cubs 13-7 on this day in 2006.