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The Mets mustered just four hits in a 3-0 loss to the Blue Jays. Chris Bassitt hurled 7 2⁄3 shutout innings against his old club to pick up the win. George Springer’s leadoff homer on the second pitch of the game from Justin Verlander was all Toronto would need.
Last night’s game was the second-largest crowd of the year at Citi Field, next to the Home Opener.
Gary Cohen and Howie Rose will be among the four inductees into the Mets Hall of Fame today. Their peers weigh in on what makes them so great.
Tim Britton spoke about Cohen’s and Rosen’s intertwined journey into the team’s HOF.
Mr. 30-30, Howard Johnson, will also find himself enshrined in the team’s Hall of Fame today.
Al Leiter, the last of the four HOF inductees today, called his seven years with the Mets ‘the best’ of his baseball life.
Will Sammon spoke with Billy Eppler on a range of topics around the team’s roster.
It looks like Kodai Senga will start on Sunday on regular rest, after all. An official decision will be made today.
Ronny Mauricio is getting himself acclimated to left field down in Triple-A.
Edwin Díaz has been running and jogging, in addition to riding a stationary bike, three months after his surgery.
This trade can help bolster the team’s bullpen for the playoff run.
Around the National League East
Washington held on to beat the Phillies 8-7 after blowing a big lead.
Around Major League Baseball
Mandy Bell wrote an ode to Sarah Langs, her best friend and baseball’s preeminent researcher, who is battling ALS.
Langs, who was at Citi Field last night, reflected on her ALS journey.
Langs has used her platform to raise over $250,000 for ALS research.
Joe Buck isn’t ruling out the possibility of calling baseball games in the future.
Aaron Boone has been getting ejected at a laughably historic rate.
Yesterday at Amazin’ Avenue
David Capobianco looked back at the 12th start of Matt Harvey’s 2013 season.
I previewed the team’s series against the Blue Jays, which began with yesterday’s loss.
Want some Mets quotes from the week that was? Joe Sokolowski has you covered.
This Date in Mets History
The Mets drafted Darryl Strawberry, among other key players in the franchise’s history, on this date.