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“I feel like the most lucky person in the world right now as the manager of the New York Mets,” Rojas said—among other things—during his press conference.
Rojas’ familiarity with the organization will be one of his strengths as a manager, writes Anthony DiComo of MLB.com.
Rojas benefited mightily from the Mets unintentionally Metsing up their first managerial pick of the offseason.
While rumors have been flying about talks between the Mets and the Pirates in regards to outfielder Starling Marte, Brodie Van Wagenen indicated that he felt okay about where the team currently stands.
We got our first look at Jacob deGrom’s 2019 Cy Young Award and Pete Alonso’s 2019 Rookie of the Year Award.
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After a trial run in the Atlantic League, robot umpires are not yet ready for prime time.
As in 2019, Double-A will use the minor league baseball while Triple-A will use the major league baseball for the coming season, according to reports.
Dallas Keuchel spoke to the media about the sign-stealing scandal and said that he was “personally sorry for what’s come about the whole situation,” but also hedged that by saying it was “not like every game we had it going on.”
Patrick Mahomes’ talent and athleticism was apparent from a very young age, according to those that watched him shag fly balls as a child during batting practice while his father was in the big leagues.
The finalists for the 2020 SABR Analytics Conference Research Awards were announced yesterday.
Yesterday at Amazin’ Avenue
The prospect team published their profile on Mark Vientos, the Mets’ fifth best prospect.
This Date in Mets History
Mets legendary organist Jane Jarvis passed away on January 25, 2010.