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With the change, manager Buck Showalter now has a new direct mentee.
The Mets promoted Barnes amid growing interest from other teams potentially signing their assistant hitting coach.
Could a mystery team be in the mix for deGrom?
A roundtable of baseball writers debated the risks and rewards of signing deGrom, Rodón, and Justin Verlander.
Meanwhile, Danny Abriano weighed the pros and cons of signing Cody Bellinger.
The Mets expect to fill their Designated Hitter role internally.
Francisco Lindor will remain on the new MLBPA executive subcommittee. He will be joined by fellow holdover Marcus Semien, and newcomers Jack Flaherty, Lance McCullers Jr., Ian Happ, Austin Slater, Lucas Giolito, and Brent Suter. Max Scherzer will exit.
Former Met Michael Conforto is currently in hitting and throwing programs, which he reportedly started months ago.
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Next year will be Miguel Cabrera’s final season.
Marc Carig shared the story of the fan who goaded Ken Rosenthal into baseball Twitter lore.
Speaking of Rosenthal, he shared what he’s heard on the deGrom and Rodón front, among other things.
Seattle are among the teams showing interest in signing Conforto.
Shohei Ohtani has been voted the winner of the 2022 Edgar Martinez Outstanding Designated Hitter Award
The YES Network is trying to get Derek Jeter and Don Mattingly for its broadcasts
Yesterday at Amazin’ Avenue
Brian Salvatore reviewed Adam Ottavino’s terrific season.
Chris McShane continued his quest to find the Mets a relief pitcher.
The crew at From Complex to Queens gave thanks in their 198th episode.
This Date in Mets History
Happy 62nd Birthday HoJo!