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Mets Morning News: To have a season or to not have a season

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

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Meet the Mets

Bartolo Colon remembers his home run as fondly as fans do, saying he still has the bat and that it is “a beautiful memory”.

Anthony DiComo ranked the top right-handed starters in Mets history, and lets just say, the first three pitchers are all pretty good.

Tim Britton had some fun and compiled the best lineup of Mets players who never got a chance to play with one another.

Drew Shea, the grandson of Bill Shea, passed away.

Marcus Stroman tweeted out his opinion that a 2020 MLB season is not looking promising.

Around the National League East

The Washington Nationals promised that none of their employees will be laid off or furloughed.

Learn about some of the Marlins top pitching prospects here.

The Good Phight looks back at when the Phillies almost landed Tom Glavine.

Roy Halladay had the perfect gift for all of those involved with his perfect game, which happened ten years ago this week.

Around Major League Baseball

Major League Baseball proposed its proposal for player pay to the players’ union, with the highest earners in the league set to take the biggest pay cuts. You can view the proposed pay cuts here.

In response to the proposal, the union said they’re “extremely disappointed” and that the two sides are still very far apart on the health and safety of players.

The Dodgers are the latest franchise to implement pay cuts to its employees. Meanwhile, the Oakland A’s will begin furloughing employees at the start of June.

Rays’ pitcher Blake Snell is now represented by Scott Boras.

Former Pirates infielder Jung Ho Kang has been banned one year by the KBO for numerous drunk driving charges.

Yesterday at Amazin’ Avenue

Vasilis Drimalitis writes about his experience at the first Mets game back at Shea Stadium following the attacks at the World Trade Center on September 11th, 2001.

Greg Goossen is the latest player covered in the UnforMETable podcast.

Come hangout with us at the virtual AARGH on June 5th!

This Date in Mets History

On this date in 2010, the Mets completed the series sweep of the Phillies in which all three games were shutouts.