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One day after leaving his simulated start early, Jacob deGrom underwent a MRI but it did not “reveal anything concerning” and he is considered day-to-day.
In this short season, the Mets won’t get many second chances so they need to properly handle their ace’s injury correctly the first time but now there is a delicate balance between being cautious and being competitive.
Should he miss any time it could significantly impact the Mets’ abbreviated season since they are lacking the pitching depth necessary to overcome his loss.
Edwin Diaz could have a bounceback season after his season-long struggles of the previous year.
During the last sim game, the Mets piped in crowd noise through the speakers at Citi in an attempt to make it feel more like home.
Citi Field and Yankee Stadium are both known for their crowd noise, so silence in the stadiums will take some getting used to.
For reasons that cannot be named, both Brad Brach and Jared Hughes were officially placed on the injured list.
During the pandemic, the organization spent $1 million to help those who were battling the disease.
Around the National League East
Didi Gregorius is considered high risk and will wear a mask during games to protect himself.
Around Major League Baseball
There are a lot of uncertainties surrounding this season and only as the season progresses will there be answers to many of the questions.
Yesterday at Amazin’ Avenue
On Episode 54 of A Pod of Their Own, it was another Q & A podcast on Facebook Live.
Richard Staff thinks Robinson Cano’s season remains an enigma.
This Date in Mets History
On this date in 2003, the Mets finally parted ways with closer Armando Benitez and traded him to the Yankees in return for Jason Anderson, Ryan Bicondoa, and Anderson Garcia.