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

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Meet the Mets

Straight from the mouth, or fingers, of Steve Cohen, it was revealed that Francisco Lindor will have his introductory press conference on Zoom at 11:00 this morning.

Around the same time, Cohen also revealed that Carlos Carrasco will be introduced by similar means at 1:00 on Tuesday afternoon.

After spending the 2020 season away from the club due to COVID concerns, Chili Davis is coming back in-person to coach the Mets of 2021.

In addition to being one of the most exciting teams in baseball, the Mets are also one of the best nicknamed teams in the sport.

When it comes to Francisco Lindor, Mets fans aren’t the only ones with complimentary words and high hopes for New York’s newest star.

Around the National League East

Even with the Mets’ acquisition of Lindor, some still see the Braves as the team to beat in the NL East.

That gap could continue to grow as it is rumored that Atlanta has reached out to free agent DJ LeMahieu.

When the 2021 season hits, Kyle Schwarber will be the rectangular man manning left field for the Nationals.

The 85th chapter of the All-Time Marlins Countdown features Old Friend Damion Easley.

Around Major League Baseball

This free agent market really has been dragging, hasn’t it? Well, it isn’t going to get better.

During Sunday’s Nickelodeon playoff game, Drew Brees’ cleats featured the faces of Satchel Paige, Ken Griffey Jr., and Nolan Ryan.

With an uncertain season and an uncertain medical issue preventing his play, Manny Ramirez has been released by the Sydney Blue Sox.

Read about Trevor Bauer’s free agent demands. Or don’t, I’m a writer, not a cop.

Yesterday at Amazin’ Avenue

The notorious Nate Gismot told us about how winning the offseason is Actually Good.

This Date in Mets History

Do you want to feel old? Well, I don’t care, I’m saying it anyway: Rey Ordóñez turns 50 today.