Mets Morning News
Round One of the Subway Series begins tonight at Citi Field, and Mike Lupica still views it as an intriguing ticket.
This version of the Subway Series is rich on pitching but missing its two biggest sluggers.
David Lennon looks at some Subway Series storylines to watch.
Buck Showalter isn’t the reason for the team’s troubles, writes Bob Klapisch.
Alonso and Francisco Lindor find themselves in second place in their respective positions in All Star voting, while Francisco Álvarez is fourth among catchers, Jeff McNeil is fifth among second basemen, and Brandon Nimmo is 12th among outfielders.
Tim Britton asks whether the Mets should be deadline sellers in the latest edition of This Week in Mets.
In some good news, the team’s newest puppy has officially been named. Fittingly, the good pupper will be named Seaver.
Emo band Pool Kids shared a story about sitting behind Pete Alonso in High School English, and it’s as wholesome as you would expect. They are still waiting on that Facebook friend request acceptance though, Pete. But he’s still a nice guy.
Around the National League East
Nick Castellanos has mostly solved his defensive woes and appears more comfortable in the field.
Around Major League Baseball
The Athletic announced layoffs and a change in approach to their baseball coverage.
The MLB Power Rankings show an underdog club soaring into the Top Five.
Amid concerns of fatigue with Shohei Ohtani, the Angels are planning to map out his usage.
Yesterday at Amazin’ Avenue
Episode 226 of From Complex to Queens went live!
This Date in Mets History
On this date in 2012, R.A. Dickey threw a one-hitter, 12 days after Johan Santana tossed the first no-no in franchise history. The lone hit came in the first, when David Wright botched a bare-handed attempt at third, which could have been called an error, if we’re being honest.