Meet the Mets
Jeurys Familia did not have a good spring training debut, giving up a run on three hits in one inning of work in the Mets 5-2 loss to the Astros. Meanwhile, the Mets are still uncertain about how long Familia will be suspended for, or if he’ll be suspended at all.
Juan Lagares is looking to impress in a crowded outfield.
Around the NL East
The Braves also agreed to key terms regarding a new spring training home.
The Nationals have shown interest in former Met and Giant Angel Pagan.
All spring training ballparks must now have metal detectors.
Mike Matheny, proving he is cold as ice, tried to have his own son picked off at first base.
MLB is looking into new, stickier balls that would give pitchers a better grip without the need for foreign substances.
Reid Brignac is trying to become a switch hitter at the age of 31.
Rick Renteria is enjoying life on the other side of Chicago.
Padres catcher Christian Bethancourt will pitch in a spring training game this week.
Yesterday at AA
Matt Varvaro brought you another edition of the Monday Morning Mets Mind Boggler.
This Date in Mets History
Dave Kingman made his return to the Mets on this date back in 1981.