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If Mickey Callaway ends up on the hot seat this year, Ken Rosenthal says that Jim Riggleman isn’t the person who would replace him as manager.
Kevin Kernan wasted no time coming to Noah Syndergaard’s defense over the comments he made about deGrom’s contract situation.
After a reevaluation of the team, Fred Wilpon and company plan on buying back $180 million in shares from Comcast and Charter Communications. Already owning a majority, this transaction will add another 12% of the team to the Wilpons’ stake.
On the topic of the Mets and money, it’s said that the Mets’ budget guidelines took a toll on Syracuse’s amenities.
Around the National League East
The Braves announced their first three starters of the season taking the mound against Philadelphia.
Around Major League Baseball
With free agency no longer being a guarantee, more players are taking extensions while they can. ($)
Speaking of which, Mike Trout revealed that talking to Bryce Harper and Manny Machado about their journey through free agency influenced his decision to sign an extension now.
After a disappointing 2018 season, the Cubs are looking internally in hopes of finding the cure to their funk. ($)
One of the league’s premier big boys, Willians Astudillo officially finished his spring without a single walk or strikeout.
Despite a nasty-looking shot to the leg, Jose Ramirez saw his X-rays come back with no signs of broken bones.
Yasiel Puig isn’t a fan of Curt Casali’s Kia Soul.
John Axford will be taking his talents, and his rehab from injury, north of the border.
A baseball player in New York is irate over his treatment at the hands of his team, and for once, it isn’t the Mets!
This Date in Mets History
On this date, a pair of Flushing All-Stars were born as Tom Glavine and Lee Mazilli celebrate their 53rd and 64th birthdays, respectively.
Yesterday at Amazin’ Avenue
Chris McShane previewed what should be an improved bullpen for the 2019 season.
David Capobianco recapped the Mets’ final home game of the spring.