Gerrit Cole

LEADING OFF: Superheroes in NY, Ivy Leaguers in Milwaukee

A look at what's happening all around the majors today:

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SUPERHERO DAY

Mets ace Noah Syndergaard is expected to make a one-inning start against Washington in his first major league game in nearly five months, and Matt Harvey will take the mound after that. Syndergaard has been out since April 30 because of a partially torn lat muscle on his right side. It will be the first time Thor and the Dark Knight pitch in the same game, and the first-ever relief appearance for Harvey in the majors. Stephen Strasburg is up for the Nats.

SCREEN CALLS

Todd Frazier is calling for major league teams to expand protective netting at their ballparks before the end of...