What’s on tap for Saturday, Aug. 2
The Mets and Giants continue their four-game series Saturday at 7:10 pm ET at Citi Field.
Rookie of the Year candidate Jacob deGrom (5-5, 2.79 ERA) starts against Giants RHP Jake Peavy (0-1, 4.50).
The game will air live on SNY, with pre-game coverage starting at 6 pm ET.
In case you missed it…
Lucas Duda hit his 20th home run of the season on Friday, but the Mets didn’t get a hit until the sixth inning and lost, 5-1, to the Giants.
Sandy Alderson said, in the event the Mets make a run at the playoffs, he’s open to extending Jacob deGrom beyond his team-imposed 185-innings pitched limit this season >> Read more.
In a polls posted to MetsBlog and ESPN New York, roughly 55 percent of more than 7,000 voters said they are not disappointed the Mets did not make deal before Thursday’s non-waiver trade deadline
The Rockies recently sent a sizable contingent to watch Mets pitching prospect Noah Syndergaard (NY Post, July 31), fueling further speculation about the potential for Mets-Rockies trade for Troy Tulowitzki or Carlos Gonzalez at some point later this year.