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Mets Morning News: As the Mets sale turns

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

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Meet the Mets

After the Wilpons torpedoed their own deal with Steve Cohen because they wouldn’t give up control of SNY, now they are trying that same failed attempt with Alex Rodriguez and Jennifer Lopez.

Jacob deGrom is obviously a master at his craft, but he was quite gifted at another sport as well in high school. Luckily for the Mets, his love of baseball won out and the rest is history.

Jeff McNeil should be the Mets’ third baseman of both the present and future for the team.

The MLB The Show Players League will be broadcast on multiple networks and McNeil’s current standing puts him in good position to make the playoffs.

The organization continues to help those on the front lines of this virus by donating food to healthcare workers.

The way people in the league are feeling right now about those wrapped up in the cheating scandal, it seems that Carlos Beltran’s career as manager is over before it even began.

Around the National League East

Talking Chop took a look back on the career of Warren Spahn, and his dominance might never be matched.

Dontrelle Willis was electric for the Marlins and now he has found his second calling as a national broadcaster for FS1.

Sim Phillies lost to Sim Rangers 2-1.

Both Ryan Zimmerman and Nationals’ GM Mike Rizzo weighed in on how long it make take players to ramp back up to be ready for any season that gets played.

Around Major League Baseball

Legendary broadcaster Vin Scully took a fall in his home and is resting comfortably in the hospital but thankfully he should be released soon.

The only thing that is clear is that the Red Sox received punishment, but other than that there are many lingering questions that remain.

After being punished for his role in the Astros’ cheating scandal, Alex Cora took responsibility for his actions.

The Twins are coming up with a plan to refund ticket holders which should be announced early next week.

Dee Gordon was named as the recipient of the Hutch Award for the work he has been doing to help those suffering during this pandemic.

Yesterday at Amazin’ Avenue

Vasilis Drimalitis’s UltiMet of the Millennium tournament moved on to the elite eight and this one has tough choices that must be made.

This Date in Mets History

Happy Birthday Carlos Beltran! Have a banging good time!