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Mets Morning News: Jegg Grefferies

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

Kevin Elster with Keith Miller and Gregg Jefferies Getty Images

Meet the Mets

Over thirty years later, Joel Sherman revisited the highs, the lows, and the whys of Gregg Jefferies’ disappointing Mets career.

In the continuing saga of his apartment lease, Noah Syndergaard got Super Spicy with a guy on Twitter.

In whatever season takes place, the Mets will live and die by the performance of their mystery bullpen.

Around the National League East

The Washington Nationals revealed their delightfully shark-festooned World Series rings.

Talking Chop went back seven years to look at a game that honestly didn’t go too great for the Mets.

Over at Fish Stripes, they did their weekly checkup on how all of the internet’s virtual Marlins are faring.

Around Major League Baseball

Governor Andrew Cuomo announced that he will permit all professional sports teams in New York to hold in-state training camps. No word yet on the Jets, though.

In nation-wide news, the United States is exempting foreign-born professional athletes from travel restrictions.

In trying to protect their players and the general safety of the public, Major League Baseball may have failed to do both in their proposal.

In terms of salary, Major League Baseball is willing to propose a 50/50 revenue split and prorate player salaries to reduce current-year expenses.

Even after all these years, Keith Hernandez’s repeated rejections from the Cardinals Hall of Fame have fans and media alike scratching their heads.

This Date in Mets History

On this date in 1979, the Mets game against the Pirates was called off due to a hefty bounty of fog.