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Mets Morning News: GKRock

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

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Meet the Mets

For anyone who decides they don’t want their social distancing instructions coming from certified doctors, Pete Alonso is here to tell you how to be safe in the age of isolation.

Since the 2020 MLB season was delayed, Jeff McNeil, Pete Alonso, Robinson Cano, Steven Matz, and Marcus Stroman have done what they can to donate to those needing it most.

Gary, Keith, and Ron shared each of their top three albums of all time.

While it is small in the grand scheme of current life, the New York Mets find themselves to be the team most impacted by the Coronavirus-induced delay of the 2020 season.

Around the National League East

The Good Phight’s April simulation saw the Phillies rising to the top of the NL East as the month closed.

Talking Chop’s Braves’ podcast covered their favorite moments in Braves’ history.

Over at Fish Stripes, they took a look at how the virtual Marlins are faring in the simulations going on around the internet.

Around Major League Baseball

David Cone sat down, or at least virtually chatted, with Bob Klapisch to give his thoughts on the 2020 MLB season, Gerrit Cole on the Yankees, and day-to-day quarantine activities.

Proving that the dreams and spirits of Mets fans aren’t the only things he can break, Justin Turner delivered the news of a bonus episode of the Tiger King coming this week.

A triumvirate of Diamondbacks minority owners have filed a lawsuit against owner Ken Kendrick over Kendrick’s alleged demands regarding their shares in the team.

While baseball made a relatively quick comeback following the 9/11 terrorist attacks, the return from Coronavirus requires much more finesse.

The Tampa Bay Rays were the most recent team covered by CBS Sports in their journey to find the best players in each team’s history.

This Date in Mets History

On this date in 1972, the Mets acquired Rusty Staub from the Montreal Expos just after the conclusion of Gil Hodges’ funeral.