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Mets Morning News: May the ‘Fort be with You

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

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Meet the Mets

Rose Bud, Brandon Nimmo’s new and extremely cute puppy has joined Instagram.

The Mets acquisition of Yoenis Cespedes and their eventual surge to the 2015 World Series can all be traced back to one man with a wicked pair of sleeves: Tsuyoshi Shinjo.

With Michael Jordan’s Bulls being the center of attention during the Last Dance, it got Deesha Thosar thinking about the potential in a similar series about the 1986 Mets.

Despite the sudden and frustrating end to his career, Carlos Delgado isn’t torn up about how things ended up, even without 500 home runs to his name.

Keith Hernandez explained the need for ketchup and mayo in his designated puzzle zone.

Around the National League East

Fish Stripes did their weekly roundup of the virtual Miami Marlins across three different simulations.

Baseball Hall of Famer and Expos legend Andre Dawson is seeing his new venture as busy as ever while others founder.

Around Major League Baseball

The RaysBlake Snell toppled White SoxLucas Giolito to become the first ever MLB The Show Players’ League Champion.

Former Athletics hurler and relatively recent reality television star Matt Keough died at 64.

To find out what playing in an empty stadium would be like, people have turned to the only players and employees with experience: the 2015 Orioles and White Sox.

The hunt for new Mets owners wasn’t the only thing Alex Rodriguez crashed as he surprised some doctors from Stony Brook on Zoom.

This Date in Mets History

On this date in 1964, Braves shortstop Dennis Menke tossed Mets manager Casey Stengel to the ground during a bench-clearing brawl.