Meet the Mets
In a televised game, Jacob deGrom went three strong innings, Francisco Lindor hit a home run from each side of the plate, and Max Scherzer secured a six-inning save in the Mets’ 7-3 victory over the Cardinals.
Yes, three-time Cy Young Max Scherzer came out of the bullpen to relieve two-time Cy Young Jacob deGrom and, yes, it was very fun.
The pairing of Scherzer and deGrom embodies all the hopes, dreams, and fears that come with the 2022 Mets.
For future reference: please help Max Scherzer open all of his water bottles when he is in Game Mode.
In his Grapefruit League debut, Starling Marte had a nice day at the plate and manning right field.
Brandon Nimmo celebrated his 29th birthday by sitting on the bench with a thumb injury, but he should be fine.
There hasn’t been a regular season game played yet, but the New York Mets and the players already love Buck Showalter.
Around the National League East
Over four months removed from breaking his leg in Game One of the World Series, Charlie Morton was back on the mound for the Braves.
If you find yourself wondering how Richard Bleier is going to perform in 2022 for the Marlins, I have good news.
Naturally, while Nick Castellanos was batting, the Blue Jays broadcast was reading the team’s pitching coach’s apology following his DUI.
The Phillies rotation can either carry them or kill them, and there isn’t a lot in between.
Around Major League Baseball
Over a decade after leaving in free agency, Albert Pujols is going back to St. Louis after signing a one-year contract with the Cardinals.
Four the fourth season in a row, the Dodgers have renewed Andrew Toles’ contract to provide him with financial support and access to mental healthcare.
This Date in Mets History
Brad Emaus turns 36 today, isn’t that beautiful?