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Mets Morning News: Players refuse to make any more salary concessions to league

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Meet the Mets

On the latest episode of Beyond the Booth, Gary, Keith, and Ron discuss how a shortened 2020 season could affect the Mets.

As a former player rep, David Cone shared his thoughts about how baseball could be saved this year.

Should the team keep Wilson Ramos beyond the 2020 season?

Derek Jeter said he would not have stayed in the city should he have lost to the Mets in 2000.

Around the National League East

Talking Chop took a look back at the career of Braves great, and not-so Mets great, Tom Glavine.

A 50-game season could throw everything into such chaos that even the Marlins could make the playoffs.

The Sim Phillies defeated the Sim Marlins in a 7-1 sim win.

After protests continued in Washington D.C., as well as around the country, Nationals’ GM Mike Rizzo made a statement condemning the death of George Floyd.

Around Major League Baseball

The players’ union met again and announced that they absolutely refuse to take any more cuts in salary.

A 50-game season could damage baseball’s credibility while they are already suffering from a public relations nightmare.

Major League Baseball could leave it up to local governments whether fans should be allowed in stadiums or not, and in Texas they have already ruled that stadiums could be filled with 50% capacity.

TV and radio broadcasters won’t be traveling with the teams when the season starts. They will call road games by watching monitors at home.

Carl Crawford was arrested on a domestic violence charge after he allegedly choked someone.

Yesterday at Amazin’ Avenue

Steve Sypa wrote about Jackie Robinson’s legacy both on and off the field.

This Date in Mets History

On this date in 1999, three of Bobby Valentine’s coaches were fired after the Mets eighth straight loss, dropping them below .500.