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Mets Morning News: Sound of Silence

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Your Wednesday morning dose of New York Mets and MLB news, notes, and links.

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Meet the Mets

On Tuesday the Mets announced they were closing Clover Park facilities to organized workouts.

Anthony DiComo takes a look at some of the roster battles that are currently being put on hold. DiComo also writes on some of the takeaways the Mets can have from what they saw throughout spring training.

Former Met Curtis Granderson is helping kids impacted by COVID-19 through his foundation.

The Mets are continuing to pay their minor leaguers their usual allowances and stipends they would normally receive during spring training.

Around the National League East

Talking Chop looks at some of the Braves top prospects for 2020.

Sean Doolittle is helping make sure kids still get meals while they’re out of school due to COVID-19.

Around Major League Baseball

Major League Baseball announced each of the 30 teams has pledged $1 million to gameday workers in light of the coronavirus pandemic.

The stoppage of play is impacting many minor league players, as detailed in this anonymous text.

The Astros announced Justin Verlander underwent a procedure on his right groin that will sideline him for six weeks.

A second minor league player in the Yankees organization tested positive for COVID-19.

In this GoFundMe, you can help out a group of minor league baseball players.

This Date in Mets History

On this date in 2011, the Mets parted ways with Luis Castillo.