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Mets Morning News: The battle between owners and players rages on

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2019 Major League Baseball Winter Meetings Photo by Billie Weiss/Boston Red Sox/Getty Images

Meet the Mets

With the MLB Draft fast approaching, it remains an open question who the Mets will take with the 19th overall pick.

Former Mets ace Matt Harvey may be heading to Korea soon.

How did the Mets fare in the four other shortened seasons that they’ve played?

The 1986 Mets advanced past the 2001 Mariners in the Dream Bracket.

Around the National League East

Braves outfielder Marcell Ozuna recently suffered a facial injury in an alleged domestic violence incident, which led to the arrest of his wife.

Phillies reliever Seranthony Dominguez is expected to undergo Tommy John surgery sometime this month.

Federal Baseball discussed the social media responses to the killing of George Floyd and subsequent riots by the Nationals and Major League Baseball.

Fish Stripes reflected on how the Marlins’ fire sale after the 2012 season continues to impact the team’s current roster.

Around Major League Baseball

While a July 4 return to baseball was once a goal, that seems to be off the table by now, and an alternative return date remains uncertain.

Jeff Passan of ESPN took a look at the financial numbers at the heart of the league’s battle over resuming play.

While the battle between owners and players is often described as “billionaires versus millionaires,” it is worth remembering that the majority of MLB players are not that wealthy.

Renee Dechert at Purple Row explained why fans should side with the players over the owners in their current dispute.

After receiving criticism for deciding to end payments to minor league players, Athletics owner John Fisher reversed course and announced that the club would pay them through the remainder of the season.

Some of the managers and coaches in baseball who are in the high-risk demographic for COVID-19 complications discussed the prospect of resuming work.

Some of the league’s current African American players discussed their feelings on the current protests.

Yesterday at Amazin’ Avenue

Brian Salvatore chatted with Evan October, who fronts the Vancouver-based Isotopes Punk Rock Baseball Club, on the latest episode of Amazin’ Avenue in Conversation.

This Date in Mets History

The Mets beat up on Roger Clemens and the Yankees on this date in 1999.