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Whether they like it or not, the Astros’ sign-stealing scandal has landed at the Mets’ doorstep, and they have to deal with it.
It seems everyone is weighing in on what the Mets should do when it comes to Carlos Beltran. Mark Teixeira thinks the team has no choice but to fire him.
The Mets hired Beltran based on his trustworthiness, so where does that leave them now?
Since the Mets have kept quiet, Mike Piazza’s day will be overshadowed by scandal instead of being a celebration of a great Met.
Everything from the past is being deeply scrutinized, like Alex Cora winking to Beltran.
Craig Calcaterra writes that the 1980s Mets were great teams on the field but should stop being revered.
Keith Hernandez is reportedly signing a three-year deal worth $2.4 million to return to the SNY booth.
Around the National League East
Around Major League Baseball
Of course the topic on everyone’s mind is the Astros and sign stealing. One investigation found them to be cheating through the 2017 playoffs and into the 2018 season.
There is still a lot of anger around the league for what they did and the perception they got off easy.
The bigger question is where baseball goes from here and how can they prevent it from happening again?
Sammy Sosa tends to get overlooked given his connection to PEDs, but he is terrified of being forgotten.
The Bronx is planning on naming a street after Derek Jeter which will eventually be sold for prospects when it gets too expensive.
Yesterday at Amazin’ Avenue
Number 12 on our list of the Mets’ top prospects for 2020 was lefty Kevin Smith.