Your Saturday morning dose of New York Mets and MLB news, notes, and links.
Meet the Mets
Brandon Nimmo showed signs of busting out of his slump as he cracked a home run and went 3-4 to raise his average over .200 for the first time this season. Nimmo helped propel the Mets to a 6-2 victory over the Braves that also featured a nice bounce back start from Zack Wheeler, and some solid bullpen pitching.
Are Robinson Cano’s early season struggles due to his adjusting to NL pitchers he’s never faced before?
Mickey Callaway isn’t concerned by the Mets’ early bullpen struggles.
Jessica Mendoza is excited about her new role with the Mets.
Around the National League East
Around Major League Baseball
Yesterday at Amazin’ Avenue
Joe Sokolowski was back with another “This Week in Mets Quotes.”
David Capobianco took at look at Pete Alonso’s monster home run from the other night.
Marc Carig joined the guys at Amazin’ Avenue in Conversation this week.
Thomas Henderson brought you the Daily Prospect Report.
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This Date in Mets History
On this date in 1967, some guy named Tom Seaver made his debut for the Mets at Shea Stadium.