Meet the Mets
The Mets were off last night after taking three of four from the Rockies. New York welcome the Dodgers to Citi Field for a three-game set featuring the teams that finished first and second in MLB’s Power Rankings for the week.
Steve Cohen has already delivered in his quest to restore Mets’ pride.
Max and Erika Scherzer will welcome their fourth child next year. Congratulations to the Scherzers!
Fresh off his appearance at Old Timers’ Day, Bartolo Colon announced he will officially retire from professional baseball after one more season of winter league.
Tim Britton focused on the close nature of the NL East race, among other things, in This Week in Mets.
Around the National League East
Around Major League Baseball
David Schoenfield compared Aaron Judge’s and Shohei Ohtani’s different MVP cases.
Joel Sherman made the case that Judge should win out in this year’s MVP race.
Tony Clark sent out an email to player agents shortly after midnight.
Advocates for Minor Leaguers shared an announcement following the news that MLBPA will welcome Minor League Players.
MLB.com examined one potential impact September call-up for each team.
Mookie Betts and Nathaniel Lowe were named NL and AL Players of the Week, respectively.
The Dodgers scratched Tony Gonsolin from his start yesterday, and placed him on the IL with a right forearm strain. Michael Grove started in his place.
Yesterday at Amazin’ Avenue
On Episode 185 of From Complex to Queens, the crew celebrated past Mets’ minor leaguers.
This Date in Mets History
On this date in 1999, the Mets exploded for 17 and 21 hits against the Astros. Six of those hits and six of those runs were courtesy of Edgardo Alfonzo, who became the first Met to collect six hits in a game.