Meet the Mets
The Mets signed former Orioles, Diamondbacks, and Blue Jays catcher Caleb Joseph to a split-contract. Joseph will likely enter spring training as the third-string catcher behind James McCann and Tomás Nido.
SNY announced their spring training broadcast schedule, with the first game airing on March 2nd at 1:10 PM.
Jacob deGrom has taken up 19-year-old prospect Matt Allan as his spring training protégé.
Francisco Lindor showed up to camp today wearing a jacket from a famous movie that just so happens to have a sequel coming out soon.
Hitting coach Chili Davis will rejoin the team in person after spending the 2020 season working remotely. Davis is considered high-risk because of a pre-existing condition, and will be fully vaccinated soon once he receives his second injection in Florida.
Noah Syndergaard made a video tribute to former New York Post photographer Anthony J. Causi, who passed away last year due to complications from COVID-19.
Around the National League East
The Braves signed Terrance Gore to a minor league deal.
After a criminally under-recognized offensive season in 2020, Trea Turner spoke on his desire to improve his defense in 2021.
Around Major League Baseball
After facing uncertainty about his future, Kris Bryant is looking forward to playing the 2021 season in Chicago.
The newly-renovated Blue Jays complex in Dunedin, FL is opening just in time to host spring training and regular season baseball in 2021.
Yesterday at Amazin’ Avenue
Brian hosted a chat via the Locker Room app, and a few members of the AA staff joined in on the conversation. I was there! It was fun! We may do it again!
This Day in Mets History
Happy 31st birthday to former Mets and current Red Sox catcher Kevin Plawecki!