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Alonso also joined the Cookie Club to talk about how good he is at hitting baseballs.
The 2019 NL Rookie of the Year claimed no bitterness to agreeing to terms on his salary for the upcoming season.
Jacob deGrom pitched the first three innings, striking out seven of the nine batters he faced. He also reportedly hit 101 miles per hour on his fastball, which many people noted and some could not believe.
Super-prospect Ronny Mauricio mentioned the possibility of switching positions if the Mets were to sign Francisco Lindor to a long-term deal.
It looks like the Mets will peg Dom Smith as their primary left fielder, and he has a lot of work to do to prepare for the long season in the outfield.
Brett Baty is smiling through his first Spring Training with the Mets.
Donovan Mitchell Sr. opened up about his son’s experience with COVID-19 and his own nerve-wracking test last March.
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Free-agent pitcher Trevor Cahill signed with the Pirates on a $1.5 million deal.
Twins outfielder Byron Buxton got a root canal after chipping his tooth eating a steak.
MLB will experiment with potential rule changes in the minor leagues this season. These include enlargening the bases, limiting pickoff attempts, and mandating four infielders position themselves on the infield as a pitch is thrown.
Yesterday marked the one-year anniversary of all major American professional sports shutting down, and Emma Baccellieri recounts the last normal inning of 2020.
Yesterday at Amazin’ Avenue
Chris and Brian made their roster predictions on AA Audio.
We talked about the roster a little more on Locker Room.
This Date in Mets History
Mike Piazza charged the mound in a Spring Training game in 2003 after Dodgers pitcher Guillermo Mota buzzed him inside and hit him in the shoulder on consecutive pitches. A fight ensued where Jeromy Burnitz went berserk.
A very happy 60th birthday to Mets legend and Los Angeles native Daryl Strawberry!