The Mets announced on Wednesday that catcher Travis d'Arnaud has been activated from the 10-day disabled list and pitcher Tommy Milone has been placed on the 10-day DL. The Mets’ backstop appeared to have suffered the injury in mid-April when he accidentally hit his hand on the bat of the opposing hitter when he was making a throw. Milone, 30, made three mostly forgettable starts for the Mets, yielding 15 runs (14 earned) on 19 hits and seven walks with 12 strikeouts in 12 innings.
Welcome back to Amazin' Avenue Audio. This week, we really don't know what to make of this team. First up, Chris and Brian talk about the state of the pitching staff and why the team should just forfeit Sunday games. (1:20) Steve Sypa talks about the minor league players for the week for the seventh week of the season. (35:37) Next, Bryan Renzi looks back at a Forgotten Met from the past decade, Ruben Gotay. (46:49) Kaitlin McCabe and Steve Schreiber are back with more unsolicited advice. (57:29) And, finally, Kate Feldman checks in on the Panic City Meter. (1:26:26) As always, you can listen or subscribe to the podcast through Apple Podcasts, where we encourage you to leave a review if you enjoy
Fun, fun, fun, here it comes. NFL commissioner Roger Goodell has eased regulations on TD celebrations for the coming season. You may use the ball as a prop, but anything “sexually suggestive” or “weapons related” will still cost you 15 yards. ‘Skins corner Josh Norman: “Hopefully, I can shoot my arrow. … Who the [expletive] knows. I don’t see how a fake bow-and-arrow is a weapon.” Idiots delight. Nothing but celebrations here the last two weeks. No twerking expected from the Mets’ Jacob deGrom this evening, but he will be expected to follow up on last week’s gem. League-worst Padres are in Flushing and Dinelson Lamet, just called from the Triple-A El Paso Chihuahuas, will be making his major