Morning briefing: Mets pulls number 17 from Keith Hernandez
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Saturday was an incredibly special day at Citi Field as the New York Mets retired Keith Hernandez‘s number 17 in front of a full house of 43,336 people. It was a special day as 17 retired and the Mets took the win in a bizarre fashion. The Mets and Miami Marlins conclude their series Sunday at 1:40 p.m. ET at Citi Field.
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By Anthony DiComo of MLB.comthe presence of the Mets for Keith Hernandez The day was 43,336. It was the Mets’ second sale of the season and their second-largest crowd of the year at Citi Field behind their home opener.
According to Tim Healey of News sports, Jeff McNeil had a day off on Saturday and will play on Sunday. He is expected to be on the paternity list soon, however, and could miss the entire series against the Braves.
The Mets announced that Starling Marte and James McCann left Saturday’s game due to injury. Marte with groin tightness and McCann with side discomfort. Moreover, in what appears to be a reactionary movement, Patrick Mazeika was pulled from the Triple-A Syracuse game on Saturday.
Pat Ragazzo from Sports Illustrated reports that according to one source, Jacob of Grom is set to make his third rehab start with Triple-A Syracuse. He will first launch a parallel session on Tuesday and the day of the start of rehabilitation will be Wednesday or Thursday.
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Brian Wright looked back on July 9, 1969 for Tom Seaver‘s “Imperfect Game”.
Joe D explained Foco’s releases of two pairs of new Keith Hernandez bobbleheads.
In honour of Keith Hernandez Day, Brian Wright Watched 17 of Keith Hernandez’s best Mets moments.
Andrew Steele-Davis talked about why Edwin Diaz would like to stay with the Mets and reach an agreement on an extension with the club.
Andrew Steel-Davis recap Chris Bassitperformance on Friday July 8.
Mojo Hill discussed how Jacob of Grom expects to make his third rehab debut Thursday with Triple-A Syracuse following two successful rehab assignments with Single-A St. Lucie.
Mojo Hill recapped the number Keith Hernandez retirement ceremony from the Mets.
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