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Mets Morning News: What do we do now?

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Meet the Mets

It seemed like this offseason couldn’t get any crazier for the Mets, but then the coronavirus happened.

The Mets released a statement regarding the delayed season and their ticket policy for impacted games.

While the season has thus far only been delayed two weeks, it seems unlikely that there will be any baseball in the month of April.

Mike Piazza offered his thoughts on the baseball suspension.

There was some good news yesterday, as Donovan Mitchell Sr. tested negative for the coronavirus.

Would Michael Wacha be able to make a successful transition into the bullpen?

Before spring training was shut down, Brandon Nimmo was impressing a number of observers.

Jerry Seinfeld is not interested in buying the Mets.

Around the National League East

The Good Phight provided an outlook of the Phillies’ 2020 lineup.

Talking Chop discussed the things that need to go well amongst the Braves’ pitchers if the club wants to win a World Series in 2020.

Fish Stripes took a look at how some ex-Marlins players performed in spring training.

Around Major League Baseball

MLB players now have the choice to either remain in Florida, head to their team’s home cities, or return to their own homes.

The Yankees voted unanimously to remain in Florida instead of heading home.

Players and coaches all around the league have been offering their thoughts about the delayed season.

It is possible that the games that are missed in the beginning of the season will be added on to the end of the year, but that is all subject to change.

Kudos to the Tigers, who have elected to pay the wages of the part-time spring staff for the games that were cancelled due to the suspension.

Minor leaguers are at risk of not being paid during this shutdown, and MLB needs to step in to support them.

Trey Mancini will attack cancer with the same resolve and determination that he’s demonstrated in his baseball career. tried their best to keep our thoughts on baseball with these seven storylines to ponder as we wait for normalcy to return.

Yesterday at Amazin’ Avenue

Chris McShane provided an update on Amazin’ Avenue’s plans for these troubled times.

This Date in Mets History

George Weiss was named the first team president in franchise history on this date in 1961.