Meet the Mets
Jacob deGrom is scheduled to start the Mets' home opener today unless his wife goes into labor before then. In that case, Bartolo Colon will take the lanky right-hander's place.
Neil Walker could end up in a similar situation as deGrom, because the second baseman's wife is due to give birth in August.
David Wright and Walker shared their thoughts on the home opener in this video from Newsday.
New York won the division last year by beating up on divisional opponents. That's what makes this upcoming series versus Philadelphia so important.
Mike Piazza's family hopes to buy the legendary catcher's memorable 2001 home run jersey and donate it to the Hall of Fame.
Around the National League East
Talking chop isn't happy about Fredi Gonzalez's choice to bat Erick Aybar so high in the batting order.
Around Major League Baseball
Former Mets prospect Jon Gant made his major league debut on Wednesday and amazed everyone with his strange pitching delivery.
Is the growing price of playing youth baseball threatening the diversity of the game?
Yesterday at Amazin' Avenue
Timothy Finnegan studied the difference between Mets pitchers' regular velocities and their perceived velocities.
Four Mets affiliates began their minor league seasons last night. Check out this stream for all your preview needs.
This date in Mets history
The Mets fell to the Expos in the first game of the Montreal franchise's history. Also, a happy birthday to the late, great Gary Carter.