Meet the Mets
The Athletic remembered the Subway Series for its 20th anniversary.
The Mets have had several players nominated for this year’s All-MLB Team: Michael Conforto, Jacob deGrom, Edwin Diaz, Robinson Cano, and Dominic Smith.
Former Mets special assistant to the general manager J.P. Ricciardi, who has worked under Sandy Alderson in the past, is among the candidates for the Angels’ general manager position.
Around the National League East
The Nationals have reportedly trimmed their baseball ops staff in order to cut costs.
Around Major League Baseball
The Angels have contacted Cubs VP of Scouting Dan Kantrovitz for their top baseball ops job. Kantrovitz has opted not to pursue the opportunity.
The Yankees have exercised Zack Britton’s option, keeping him under team control for next season.
MLB has proposed converting the Short-A New York Penn League into a summer wood bat collegiate league under its minor league contraction plan.
Spring training might be staggered in 2021 to keep the number of people present at team’s complexes low. Players in the majors and high minors would report first, and players in the lower minors would report after they leave.
Yasiel Puig is reportedly being sued for sexual battery.
Sports Illustrated discussed what it was like to celebrate a World Series title amid a pandemic.
Yesterday at Amazin’ Avenue
Rob Wolf profiled left-handed pitcher Mickey Lolich on the latest episode of UnforMETable.
This Date in Mets History
On this date in 1969, Tom Seaver won his first Cy Young Award.