Meet the Mets
Mets reliever Trevor May is a part-owner of one of the teams in the new Fan Controlled Football league (FCF), which “lets fans call the shots.” He talked about that experience and his online presence on Twitch and Twitter with Anthony Rieber of Newsday. He also discussed it with our own Chris McShane and Brian Salvatore on an episode of Amazin’ Avenue in Conversation, which you can check out here.
Around the National League East
Federal Baseball takes a look at the Nationals’ deal with BetMGM and what it means for fans.
Around Major League Baseball
MLB spring training is currently slated to start on time. It shouldn’t, writes Ken Davidoff of the Post.
Former A’s pitcher Dave Stewart has submitted a bid to purchase Oakland’s share of the Coliseum site, with the goal of revitalizing the area and potentially building a new stadium.
MLB.com lists one player for each team who that team should try to extend. Unsurprisingly, for the Mets, that player is Francisco Lindor.
This Date in Mets History
On this date in 2010, the Mets signed Willie Harris, whose great plays in notable games the Mets went on to lose may be a larger part of Mets history if the result had been different.