Meet the Mets
Like a lyric from an Owl City song, Tim Tebow is about to become a part of the Fireflies.
Fernando Salas made his first appearance for the Mets after returning from the World Baseball Classic, a return delayed by a visa issue.
Jeurys Familia is still waiting to find out whether he’ll be suspended by Major League Baseball.
Don’t be shocked if Paul Sewald manages to clinch a spot in the Mets’ bullpen.
Gavin Cecchini is trying out second base.
Around the NL East
The Braves also released veteran pitcher John Danks.
Puerto Rico won 4-3 over the Netherlands in the 11th inning, though the victory was somewhat less thrilling due to the World Baseball Classic’s bizarre extra innings rule that starts a team with two men on base.
Yankees shortstop Didi Gregorious injured his shoulder, and his return date is uncertain.
Some Palestinian women are attempting to bring baseball to the Gaza Strip.
John Harper argues, correctly, that the World Baseball Classic’s late start times haven’t been helping the tournament.
A guy sent letters to all 30 MLB teams asking them why he should be a fan of theirs. Only seven responded, and the Mets were not among them.
Has Jason Heyward’s swing makeover actually worked?
Yesterday at AA
Matt Varvaro delivered another Monday Morning Mets Mind Boggler.
This Date in Mets History
Today is the birthday of Tommy Davis and Shawon Dunston.