UPDATE (1:30pm) - David Lennon is reporting via Twitter that Jose Reyes will not play at all this weekend.
Real Dirty Mets Blog – A look at the Mets 8th-inning guy, by the numbers… Not sure who to blame for this mess – Jerry or Omar?
Mets Fever – Buffalo Bisons LF Lucas Duda hit a home run in his fifth consecutive game, tying a team record.
MetsBlog – The Mets have signed reliever Brian Bruney. Throw him into the mix!
Read The Apple – What should Omar Minaya do to help the Mets? How about time travel?
OnTheBlack – Kerel Cooper is asking you to vote for the Mets first half MVP.
Long Live Shea Stadium – A scouting report on the pitcher who will face the Mets today – Stephen Strasburg.
In a modern-day version of “The Tortoise and the Hare,” knuckleballer R.A. Dickey (6-1, 2.98) will face rookie phenom Stephen Strasburg (2-2, 2.27). The Mets enter the game with a (45-35) record, good enough for second place, while the Nationals (35-46) are in last place.
First pitch at 4:10 pm.