Meet the Mets
The New York Post reports that Gio Gonzalez is apparently on the Mets’ radar. Gonzalez has traditionally pitched very well at Citi Field.
Gavin Cecchini’s Mets career isn’t quite over after he cleared waivers. He’ll be assigned to Syracuse to start the season.
There’s a charming story in the Post about the relationship between Ron Hunt and one of his biggest fans, Louise Martone Peluso, who died this past week.
Around the National League East
A troubling report in the Washington Post suggests Gabe Kapler may have mishandled a sexual assault case involving Dodgers minor league players and a seventeen year old girl while he was the team’s director of player development back in 2015.
The Washington Nationals won their salary arbitration hearing against Michael Taylor.
Around Major League Baseball
Shohei Ohtani will not be ready to play on Opening Day.
Player movement has been dropping in MLB since 2004, and is now at its lowest level since the mid 1990’s.
Luke Hagerty is making an epic comeback.
Yesterday at Amazin’ Avenue
Steve Sypa finished his countdown of the Top 25 Mets prospects for 2019 with Peter Alonso.
There was a new episode of Amazin’ Avenue Audio, so check it out!
This Date in Mets History
Johan Santana signed with the Mets on this date in 2008.