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Mets Morning News: Imagining “J-Rod night”

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

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Meet the Mets

Deesha Thosar of the New York Daily News tries to imagine what a Mets franchise owned by Alex Rodriguez and Jennifer Lopez might look like.

Former Mets beat writer Abbey Mastracco is the latest of many sportswriters to be laid off as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.

Around the National League East

The Atlanta Braves have settled a wrongful death suit with the family of a fan who fell to his death at a 2015 game at Turner Field.

Phillies pitcher Aaron Nola talked with Jesse Rogers of ESPN about how he’s been keeping busy without baseball.

Federal Baseball dissected SB Nation FanPulse results about how fans think eligible players should approach the 2020 MLB draft.

MLB Trade Rumors takes a look at the current state of the Marlins farm system and how they’ve retooled since trading away their elite trio of outfielders in Christian Yelich, Giancarlo Stanton, and Marcell Ozuna.

Around Major League Baseball

Vin Scully has been released from the hospital after falling earlier this week. reran a deep dive into Michael Jordan’s professional baseball career by Anthony Castrovince that originally appeared on the site in 2014.

Castrovince also took a look at all the best pitchers in MLB history to never throw a no-hitter. Former Met Pedro Martinez is among them.

Yesterday at Amazin’ Avenue

We checked in with the community to see how all of you are holding up.

This Date in Mets History

April 26th is an important date for two Mets legends. Keith Hernandez drove in his 1,000th run on this date and Mike Piazza hit his 400th home run.