Today’s Playoff Schedule presented by Draft Kings

Today’s MLB Playoff schedule presented by Draft Kings:

The New York Mets (1-0) take on the Los Angeles Dodgers at 7PM at Citi Field.

  • Jacob deGrom ($11,100 Draft Kings value) faces off again Clayton Kershaw ($14,800 Draft Kings value)
  • Dodgers first basemen Adrian Gonzalez has a Draft Kings value of $3,800
  • Mets outfielder Yoenis Cespedes has a Draft Kings value of $4,500

The St. Louis Cardinals take on the Chicago Cubs (1-0) at 1PM at Busch Stadium in St. Louis.

  • Michael Wacha ($9,000 Draft Kings value) faces off against Jon Lester ($10,200 Draft Kings value)
  • Cardinals outfielder Jason Heyward has a Draft Kings value of $3,800
  • Cubs first basemen Anthony Rizzo has a Draft Kings value of $5,000

The New York Yankees take on the Houston Astros (1-0) at 4PM at Minute Maid Park in Houston.

  • Scott Kazmir ($8,400 Draft Kings value) faces off against CC Sabathia ($6,000 Draft Kings value)
  • Yankees catcher Brian McCann has a Draft Kings value of $3,600
  • Astros second baseman Jose Altuve has a Draft Kings value of $4,900

So take your $50,000 salary cap and draft your 10 players (two pitchers, a catcher, first baseman, second baseman,  third baseman and shortstop and three outfielders) for your shot at winning $5,000 on DraftKings!


David Thompson of the Brooklyn Cyclones before a New York Penn League game against the Connecticut Tigers on June 25, 2015 at MCU Park in Coney Island, Brooklyn, NY. (Dustin Satloff / Brooklyn Cyclones)

Mets 2015 draft pick David Thompson deals with blood clots, baseball and Brooklyn

SNY will air live coverage of the Brooklyn Cyclones game against the Lowell Spinners tonight at 7 p.m. ET.

Andrew Battifarano Andrew Battifarano, SNY.TV:

Cyclones infielder David Thompson emerges from the first base dugout at MCU Park and trots to his position at third base. The Mets 2015 fourth-round pick out of the University of Miami is just getting used to life in professional baseball, and he’s still trying to adapt to all the changes happening in front of him.

“It’s been a lot of fun,” Thompson said. “It’s definitely been a big adjustment coming from college to here, but we’ve got a great group of guys on the team, and it’s cool to play in front of so many fans every day.”

Long bus trips, the grind of daily games and better pitching present all new tests for the 22-year-old Miami native. But as much as these may pose challenges for Thompson, he is taking it all in stride and soaking it all in. After all, he knows his career could end at any moment. Because a year ago, it nearly did.

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Mets sign top two picks from draft

The Mets have signed the No. 53 and No. 88 overall pick from the 2015 MLB Draft.

OF Desmond Lindsay, 18, was the No. 53 overall pick, the Mets top pick in the draft. Lindsay is a 6-foot, 200-pound outfielder, who was not ranked in’s top 200 prospect list.

Mets VP Paul DePodesta said Lindsay was not rated in most top 100s because he suffered a hamstring injury early in the year.

“Without the hamstring injury this spring, we don’t think there would be any way that he would have lasted until the 53rd pick in this draft,” DePodesta said. “We felt like it was an opportunity for us – in a year where we didn’t have a first-round pick – to maybe reach up and try to get a first-round talent. That’s what we did.”

According to Mets amateur scouting director Tommy Tanous, Lindsay is an “offensive machine.”

The team also signed LHP Max Wotell, the No. 88 pick in the MLB Amateur Draft.

Wotell, a 6-foot-3, 180-pound pitcher, most recently played for Marvin Ridge High School (NC). In 2015, he had an 11-0 record, 120 strikeouts and a 0.54 ERA in 65.1 innings pitched. At the end of the season, he was named Gatorade State Baseball Player of the Year for North Carolina (May 28).

In this week’s Mostly Mets Podcast, hosts Toby Hyde and Rob Brender are joined by Tim Orlosky, Lindsay’s coach at the Out-Of-Door Academy in Sarasota, Florida, to learn more about the Mets top pick

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Listen to Jim Callis break down Mets draft, strategy and 2015 picks

In this week’s Mostly Mets Podcast,’s Jim Callis talks about Sandy Alderson’s draft strategy and players selected by the Mets during last week’s Draft…

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