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The Royals raised their 2015 championship banner and then earned their first win of the 2016 season on Sunday night. New York fell 90 feet short of completing a shocking comeback against the vaunted Kansas City bullpen when Yoenis Cespedes was struck out by Wade Davis to end the game, 4-3.
Matt Harvey didn't look his best with three earned runs allowed and just two strikeouts in five-and-two-thirds innings.
David Wright had a golden opportunity to tie the game in the ninth inning, but the captain came up short.
Before the game, some great players of Mets history wished the team well on its 2016 campaign.
After skipping the exhibition series in Las Vegas to be with his pregnant wife, Jacob deGrom rejoined the Mets in time for Sunday's game. However, he's expected to head back home to Florida when Mrs. deGrom gives birth this week.
The Post caught up with Dillon Gee, who is now a member of Kansas City's bullpen.
Jeurys Famila's new theme song is called "Somos Familia" and will hopefully be played often during this weekend's home series with Philadelphia.
The Daily News tells the story of the friendship between Noah Syndergaard and Logan Verrett.
Around the National League East
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Pittsburgh came to terms with Gregory Polanco on a five-year extension worth $35 million.
After refusing an assignment to Triple-A, Korean outfielder Hyun Soo Kim got his way and was placed on Baltimore's 25-man roster to start the campaign.
Mets Opening Day may be over, but there are still a bunch of teams looking to get their seasons underway this afternoon. Check out the television schedule here.
Yesterday at Amazin' Avenue
Lukas Vlahos polled the staff for 10 bold predictions about the 2016 Mets season.
Steve Schreiber unveiled this year's edition of Puppy Avenue, and it's just as adorable as ever.
This date in Mets history
On Opening Day in 1988, the Mets homered six times, including one by Darryl Strawberry that nearly struck the Olympic Stadium roof.