• The Mets announced their July 4 fireworks show will have a "Patriotic songs" theme this year. The fireworks will take place after the Mets host the Rangers on Friday night at Citi Field.
• The Mets and Pirates were wearing Negro League uniforms Saturday as a part of Pittsburgh's Heritage Celebration. The Mets were wearing blue and orange Brooklyn Royal Giants threads, while the Pirates donned the red and white uniforms of the Pittsburgh Crawfords.
Stephen Pianovich is an associate reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.