Meet the Mets
Marcus Stroman took to social media to recruit a Dream Team for next year’s World Baseball Classic and so far quite a few stars are interested in representing the United States, including teammate Pete Alonso.
To the surprise of nobody, Curtis Granderson continues to be an amazing human being and is working to help those suffering right now.
Former Met Doug Flynn is also helping those affected in his hometown in Kentucky.
Andres Gimenez struggled last season but he was starting to look like a top prospect once again before spring training was shut down.
Around the National League East
When baseball resumes, prospect Tyler Owens could be poised for a breakout season with Atlanta.
Around Major League Baseball
Major League Baseball actually stepped up and did the right thing by agreeing to pay the minor leaguers their wages through April 8. It’s a start but it works out to be only about $400 a week and so far there has been no announcement about what will happen after that date.
Service time remains a contentious sticking point between the league and the players as they try to figure out the particulars of the season if it resumes.
The situation everyone is in is unprecedented and baseball will have to be careful when play resumes so that pitchers don’t get injured from the lack of spring training games.
Yesterday at Amazin’ Avenue
Allison McCague posted the final King of Spring Training poll.