Meet the Mets
Old friend Juan Lagares is back with the team, along with Brian Dozier who the Mets signed to give them added depth. In order to make room for the two the team released Gordon Beckham and Melky Cabrera.
Chili Davis took to Zoom to discuss the challenges of working through Zoom and during the interview there was a delightful Squirrel photobomb.
Pete Alonso in typical Polar Bear fashion, wrote about his unusual offseason and how excited he is to be back on the field.
After a terrific camp, the team needs to find a way to get Dominic Smith’s bat in the lineup.
Former Met Carlos Delgado discussed how hard it can be to speak up in baseball culture.
Chipper Jones was once a hated Mets rival but he had only positive things to say about some current Mets.
Point72, the hedge fund firm of perceived savor and Mets fan darling Steve Cohen, is the subject of two separate discrimination lawsuits by women who claim they were paid less than men.
Around the National League East
Pablo Lopez looked great in three innings of work in Miami’s win over the Braves.
Could Zach Eflin’s mechanics put him at greater risk for injury?
Around Major League Baseball
Even with the start of baseball season upon us, baseball is still discussing the possibility of expanded playoffs.
After debating about opting out of the season, Mike Trout has decided to play despite having a baby on the way.
The league is giving players the option of wearing a “Black Lives Matter” or a “United for Change” patch on their jerseys on Opening Day.
Yesterday at Amazin’ Avenue
Thomas Henderson discussed what the lineup should look like this season.
Allison McCague feels her mans Seth Lugo will be invaluable to the team this year.
Walker Lockett is high up on the depth chart but he might not see any action if his injury lingers.
Melky Cabrera we hardly knew ye.
This Date in Mets History
On this date in 1999, Steve Phillips traded Terrence Long and Leo Vasquez to the Athletics in exchange for Kenny Rogers. We won’t talk about how that ended.