Meet the Mets
Terry Collins officially confirmed that Juan Lagares would start the season on the disabled list.
David Wright won’t be in the Opening Day lineup.
Seth Lugo continues to battle a dead arm that threatens to cost him his spot in the bullpen.
Amed Rosario and Dominic Smith are headed for Las Vegas, where they’ll be playing for the 51s.
Jose Reyes thinks this year’s Mets team is better than the 2006 team.
Chris Majkowski has produced an incredible 3,759 straight games for the WOR 710 radio broadcast. The last time Majkowski missed a game was in August of 1993 for his sister’s wedding. For reference, Cal Ripken’s streak was only 2,632 games.
Around the NL East
FanGraphs’ staff made their 2017 MLB Predictions.
The Bryzzo Souvenir Company is back, this time with Eddie Vedder.
Matt Cain won the battle for the fifth spot in the Giants’ rotation.
Mark Kingwell waxes poetic on the cruel hope of Opening Day.
Yesterday at AA
How many games do you think the Mets will win this season? Answer Matt Varvaro’s poll here.
There was a brand new episode of Amazin’ Avenue Audio.
This Date in Mets History
On this date in 1985, Sidd Finch threw a 168 MPH fastball during a Mets exhibition game against the Phillies—the fastest pitch ever recorded in MLB history.