Meet the Mets
The Post’s Joel Sherman’s radical idea for the team’s overabundance (for now) of starting pitching: Load the bullpen with starters who don’t make the rotation, akin to how the Astros utilized their bullpen in the World Series.
An MRI confirmed a left calf strain for Anthony Swarzak, who doesn’t believe the injury to be serious.
On his 25th birthday, Michael Conforto took a huge step in his journey back to the diamond.
Around the National League East
The Braves saw a bonkers 47% increase in revenue following their first season at SunTrust Park.
Around Major League Baseball
FiveThirtyEight unraveled commissioner Rob Manfred’s claims that the league’s balls haven’t been juiced since the 2015 All-Star Game.
In 2006, Jeff Samardzija chose a career in baseball over one in the NFL. Twelve years later, it looks like a good call.
Yesterday at Amazin’ Avenue
Battling minor left leg injuries, both Juan Lagares and Yoenis Cespedes will take the outfield today.
Will T.J. Rivera return from Tommy John surgery late in the season to make an impact?
The Amazin’ Avenue Audio crew had Mets minor league hurler Corey Taylor on to talk about his goals for the season and Binghamton’s culinary culture.
This Date in Mets History
Thanks to some arcane rules, the Braves’ selection of Tom Seaver in the 1966 draft was no more, and the Mets won his services in a lottery.