Meet the Mets
The Mets have hired Hensley Meulens to serve as Carlos Beltran’s bench coach.
Robinson Cano praised Beltran as a “great hire” for the Mets.
Scout Jon Updike is leaving the Mets for his new role as President of Digital Scouting and Player Development Solutions at BaseballCloud. Updike signed both Pete Alonso and Matthew Allan while working with the team.
The Mets will be hosting their inaugural FANFEST at Citi Field on Saturday, January 25. Tickets go on sale on December 3.
Major League Baseball will honor an “All-MLB Team” which highlights the top players at their respective positions. Four Mets have been nominated: Alonso, Jacob deGrom, Seth Lugo, and Jeff McNeil.
Bradford William Davis of the Daily News examines whether Alonso can do what he did during his rookie season again next year.
The Mets are reportedly interested in Korean free agent lefty Kwang-Hyun Kim.
Laugh along with Anthony DiComo as he recaps the most comical moments in Mets history.
Around the National League East
In bringing back most of their coaches, the Nationals are again emphasizing coaching staff continuity.
Around Major League Baseball
The doctor at the center of the Jacob Ellsbury dispute denies ever treating him for a work-related injury. (Paywall alert)
Yesterday at Amazin’ Avenue
Episode 35 of From Complex to Queens is all about the 2019 Syracuse Mets.
This Date in Mets History
Ron Hunt finished a distance second to Pete Rose in Rookie of the Year voting on this date in 1963. The Mets’ second baseman grabbed two out of 20 votes, finishing well behind Rose and ahead of the Phillies’ Ray Culp.