Your Thursday morning dose of New York Mets and MLB news, notes, and links.
Meet the Mets
Zack Wheeler looked much better against the Phillies but unfortunately the offense was stymied by Jake Arrieta. Wheeler gave up three runs but was mostly solid. The Mets rallied late but it wasn’t enough and they dropped the game and the series.
Despite losing the series against the Phillies, the Mets held their own against their division rivals.
Brandon Nimmo is still feeling pain in his neck and doesn’t know what caused it.
Around the National League East
Around Major League Baseball
Vlad Guerrero Jr., who is still somehow not in the majors, hit a home run out of the stadium in Pawtucket.
Yesterday at Amazin’ Avenue
Steve Sypa brought to you the Mets Minor League players of the week.
This Date in Mets History
On this date in 1970, Nolan Ryan picked up his first career shutout against the Phillies.