Meet the Mets
The Mets are still being cagey about the reason for Robinson Cano’s absence from camp.
Yoenis Cespedes’s rehab continues to advance, but a couple questions remain.
Cespedes is one of two veterans that the Mets are hoping will be able to make an impact for them this season.
Luis Rojas was impressed by Jacob deGrom’s simulation game performance on Thursday.
Brodie Van Wagenen suggested that the Mets’ secondary facility in Brooklyn would open next week.
The Mets GM also asserted that his job is not impacted by the Mets’ ongoing sale discussions.
It continues to be difficult to discuss training camp and the upcoming season in light of the COVID-19 epidemic.
Around the National League East
In news that may be of interest to the Mets’ future owners, it seems likelier and likelier that J.T. Realmuto will hit the open market next winter (although the Phillies will still make every effort to re-sign him).
Around Major League Baseball
Buster Posey has become the latest high-profile player to opt out of playing in 2020, as he and his wife are adopting identical twins who were born prematurely.
Each National League manager offered their own unique thoughts on the introduction of the designated hitter into the league.
While the U.S. is nowhere close to being ready to have games with fans in stands, Japanese fans are now able to attend games.
Marc Carig of The Athletic ranked the 38 major league ballparks he’s been to, including 29 of the current ones.
Could one of these nine relievers win the Cy Young award in a shortened season of play?
Yesterday at Amazin’ Avenue
Chris McShane examined the Mets’ payroll situation in the wake of rumors surrounding the sale of the team.
Christian Romo discussed the obstacles that Matt Adams will face in finding playing time for the Mets in 2020.
This Date in Mets History
All-time Mets legends Fernandez Martinez and Ruben Tejada signed with the organization on this day in 2005 and 2006, respectively.