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In New Number News: David Peterson will now be donning Michael Cuddyer’s 23 while Robert Gsellman will wear Jason Bay’s 44.
If you have a sudden urge to watch Jacob deGrom throw 100 MPH strikes for over a minute in a row, I have just the video for you.
A GoFundMe was set up by Jay Horowitz to benefit the family of Sean Dean, a member of the Mets’ security team who recently passed from COVID-19.
Even David Wright took the time to release a statement, remembering his friendship and interactions over the years with Dean.
Toronto and the Mets seem to be the last contenders in the George Springer free agency extravaganza, but both of their pursuits come with challenges.
Juan Lagares is still around and hitting grand slams in the LIDOM playoffs.
Around the National League East
According to Buster Olney, a reunion between the Braves and Marcell Ozuna looks increasingly unlikely.
Around Major League Baseball
Over 50 years after his death, the goals and message of Martin Luther King Jr. remain as relevant and important as ever in the game of baseball and beyond.
Masahiro Tanaka is reportedly seeking a one-year deal with a salary ranging from $15-$20M.
Cincinnati Reds general manager Nick Krall also came out to say that any such reports of Castillo being traded now or before the start of the season are pure horse hockey.
For St. Louis, there are a lot of transactions in the cards.
This Date in Mets History
On this date in Mets history...nothing really happened! It’s nobody’s birthday and even the Hall of Fame doesn’t have anything fun for us.