Meet the Mets
Trevor May provided his opinion on the labor negotiations during a recent Twitch stream, saying in part, “Not a single negotiation with the guy [MLB commissioner Rob Manfred] has been good-faith.”
Matthew Roberson of the New York Daily News did an interview with Mets fan favorite Benny Agbayani.
Around the National League East
Former Mets beat writer Justin Toscano is becoming a Braves beat writer for the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, he announced on Twitter.
Talking Chop asks if the Braves farm system will be better at the end of 2022.
Around Major League Baseball
The Yankees are expected to “take a run at Freddie Freeman,” according to reporting from Jon Heyman.
There has been just one person born in mainland China to play Major League Baseball. The league is looking to change that and Noah Frank wrote about it for Baseball Prospectus.
Fangraphs published its list of the top prospects in the Pirates’ system—one of the strongest in the league.
This Date in Mets History
The Mets acquired Al Leiter from the Florida Marlins on this date in 1998.