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Mets Morning News: Dear Mom & Dad, Today At Summer Camp...

Your Monday morning dose of New York Mets and MLB news, notes, and links.

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Meet the Mets

During a simulated game on Sunday, the participating Mets had solid showings and, most importantly, all stayed healthy.

Games may have stopped, but that hasn’t stopped Jacob deGrom from being in mid-season form during his Summer Camp routines.

One player who is appreciative of the extra time off granted by the pandemic is Dellin Betances.

Amed Rosario and Marcus Stroman made their Summer Camp debuts while Yoenis Cespedes manned left field for the first time in too long.

As it has been for most of the past 18 months, Jed Lowrie’s status can be described as mysterious and questionable.

Around the National League East

If there is going to be a 2020 season played, Sean Doolittle made it known that he wants it as safe as possible which is something that MLB isn’t currently guaranteeing.

Doolittle’s strongest words came after he was asked about the idea of having fans attend games at some point during the season.

Out of their 60 administered tests, two Washington Nationals came back positive for COVID-19.

As the birth of his child approaches the PhilliesZack Wheeler isn’t sure whether or not he’ll continue to suit up this year after he becomes a father.

With the status of Zack Wheeler up in the air and Aaron Nola testing positive for COVID-19, the Phillies’ current pitching staff is...complicated.

Around Major League Baseball

Like many others, USA Today’s Justin Toscano is excited to see baseball return, but understands why it isn’t likely to stick around.

All Stars and Cy Young winners have already opted out of the 2020 season and Christian Yelich doesn’t think they’ll be the last.

Debbie Trout used her son’s responsibility to remind people to wear their masks and prevent the spread of the Coronavirus.

As social issues and injustice take center stage and see ripple effects in the sports world, Indians fans have been forced to confront the literal face of their franchise.

The Oakland Athletics have seen their workouts delayed due to Independence Day and the weekend preventing their tests from being sent to the lab.

After his scary beaning on Saturday, Masahiro Tanaka showed up to Yankees camp with a mild concussion and a ton of good vibes.

This Date in Mets History

On this date in 1962, Rod Kanehl hit the first grand slam in New York Mets history.

Yesterday at Amazin’ Avenue

Brian Salvatore took a look at Dellin Betances before the start of our bizarre 60-game season.