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Thanks to some frustratingly consistent rain, the Mets did not play their Mother’s Day game on Sunday afternoon. With the postponement of the game, the Mets had a chance to officially set their rotation for the upcoming series against Washington.
Upon Jeurys Familia’s activation on Tuesday, Eric Hanhold will be the man heading back to Syracuse.
When he returns, Familia will be eased back into his role of the setup man.
When it comes to the good, the bad, and the ugly of baseball’s defense, the Mets end up with the least satisfying of the three options.
The return of Jed Lowrie is up in the air again as the injury-plagued infielder will be reassessed again.
Mickey Callaway made sure to point out the strides that Amed Rosario has made at the plate this year.
In a heartwarming Mother’s Day story, Edwin Diaz would’ve donned a pink glove to honor his cancer-free mother, Beatriz.
Around the National League East
Around Major League Baseball
Players all across Major League Baseball took the time to discuss the importance of their mothers in their lives and careers.
Josh Bell, Hyun-Jin Ryu, and Alex Bregman all made sure to put on a show with their mothers in attendance.
Ironically, Tropicana Field managed to run out of juice during the Rays-Yankees game.
In Chicago, Joe Maddon has more restaurants to his name than guaranteed years on his contract.
Thirteen years after opening, the third iteration of Busch Stadium recorded its largest crowd ever.
Madison Bumgarner and Yasiel Puig traded home runs and pointed words in yet another battle.
The most recent chapter in a series of unfortunate events involves the ineffective Felix Hernandez heading to the injured list with a shoulder strain.
Yankee Stadium’s removal of Kate Smith’s rendition of God Bless America hasn’t gone over well with all of the Bronx faithful.
Ray Peters, the first man drafted by the Seattle Pilots, died on May 4th after an illness.
Historic increases of up-and-in pitches could be the biggest factor in the rampant batter plunking going on in 2019.
This Date in Mets History
Happy 69th birthday to the man at the helm of the 2000 National League Champion New York Mets: Bobby Valentine.