Mets Morning News: “This one takes a village”
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The Mets started their weekend streak against the Phillies making history, Tylor Megill keeping the Phils hitless for five innings and the bullpen follows up with four more no-hitter frames to record the second no-hitter in Mets history and the first no-hitter sure of the 2022 season.
Being part of a combined no-hitter is fair one more notch on Megill’s belt as he continues his impressive start to the 2022 season.
James McCann was proud of his role in the historical performance of pitching personnel.
There is a number of remarkable facts about the no-hitterlike the fact that he took more pitches than any other non-hitter in history.
Brandon Nimmo made a sparkling game early in the evening which ended up being the key to preserving the no-no.
Taijuan walker went through his usual routine yesterday and should be good to throw 80-85 pitches in his first IL start today.
walker is plans to throw his second-best pitch more often to advance.
Before yesterday’s game, the Mets met with MLB officials to discuss the pitching rash their hitters endured.
Buck Showalter was not thrilled to learn that Cardinals coach Stubby Clapp has not been suspended for his role in the bench clearance incident during Wednesday’s game at St. Louis.
One of the most impressive elements of Jeff McNeil’s season to date has been his strike zone judgment.
While Robinson Canó looked horrible in 2022, it’s possible that its place in the list can be saved following other Mets bench players with minor league options.
Drew Smith has a quite interesting pre-game routine which obviously worked for him.
Prior to yesterday’s game, Buck Showalter advised that JD Davis’ foot/ankle was healthy enough to be available pinch-hitting.
Jake Eisenberg had quite an experience replacing Howie Rose on the radio.
Around the National League East
The Phillies offered their thoughts getting no hits.
Bryce Harper warmed up as he has served in the designated hitter role since injuring his elbow.
The Braves got four home runs, including one inside the park, as they headed for a Victory 6-3 on the Rangers.
The Marlins keep rolling, as they extended their winning streak to six games with a Victory 8-6 on sailors.
The Nationals snapped their eight-game winning streak in the opener of an away series against one of baseball’s top teams, defeat the giants 14-4.
Around Major League Baseball
A verdict was finally given on Trevor Bauer by Robert Manfred, as the league announced that the Dodgers launcher was suspended for two full seasons following his violations of the league’s domestic violence policy.
There was sixteen combined no-hitters in major league history before the Mets added number seventeen to the roster.
The Mets are one of many teams that have improved their post-season ratings since the start of the season, and the Braves are one of many teams that have lowered theirs.
The Rockies placed Kris Bryant on the injured list following back pain which may have limited his early production with his new team.
The Giants roster is constantly changing thanks to COVID, as Brandon Belt and Dominic Leone have both tested positive and were placed on the IL.
As we approach the end of April, several players currently have a the advantage to be part of the All-Star team based on their current performance.
Yesterday at Amazing Avenue
Vasilis Drimalitis predicted the Mets would extend their winning streak to seven in a row against the Phillies this weekend.
This date in Mets history
Al Leiter became the first pitcher in history to beat all thirty major leagues with a victory over the Diamondbacks on that date in 2002.