Meet the Mets
Travis d’Arnaud was “shocked” by the news that he has a partial tear of his UCL. He hadn’t experienced any discomfort in the elbow until Monday during some throwing drills before the game. He still has yet to decide whether he will undergo Tommy John surgery.
Anthony Castrovince named Seth Lugo the pleasant surprise on the Mets so far this season.
Mickey Callaway has indicated that he has been conservative with his stating pitchers early in the season, but will loosen the reins going forward.
Travis Sawchik encourages the Mets to free Brandon Nimmo.
The Mets keep coming from behind. They did it again on Wednesday. And even when things go wrong—as they did in Wednesday’s game when Kevin Plawecki was struck with a pitch on the hand—the Mets feel confident they can continue to win ballgames anyway.
Mike Puma takes a look at all of the factors behind the Mets’ blazing 10-1 start and evaluates whether they are sustainable.
One of the factors behind the Mets’ early success may very well be clubhouse culture and leadership, writes Kevin Kernan.
Jackie Robinson’s wife and children will be at Citi Field on Sunday to celebrate Jackie Robinson Day.
Around the National League East
The Marlins’ Double A affiliate, the Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp, outdrew the major league club on Wednesday night.
Around Major League Baseball
The suspensions in the aftermath of the brawl between the Yankees and the Red Sox have been revealed. Joe Kelly has received a six-game suspension and Tyler Austin has been issued a five-game suspension. Both parties are appealing.
The creator behind “The Sandlot” enjoyed the Yankees’ tribute to the film.
Grant Brisbee is very angry on the internet that a mercy rule is even being considered in baseball and he has written all about it.
Are the baseballs unjuiced? Home runs are down so far this season.
Joel Sherman proposes a few ways to fix baseball brawls to avoid undue injuries.
Yesterday at Amazin’ Avenue
Chris McShane reviewed this week’s broadcast highlights on this week’s rendition of TWINSY.
Another happy episode of Amazin’ Avenue Audio!
Joshua Tessler wrote about Adrian Gonzalez’s hot start at the plate.
Brian Salvatore profiles the infield Veteran Presents and their success early this season.